• 2019 Senior Report Senior Report: Older Americans have more options for home care, but still struggling.

    The United Health Foundation has released results of a sweeping new study benchmarking the health of older adults. The America's Health Rankings® Senior Report was created in partnership with GAPNA to improve the health of America's seniors.

    The data will help advanced practice nurses and other providers deliver quality care.

    Find out about it!

  • 38th Annual GAPNA Conference

    October 3-5, 2019 at the Paris Hotel, Las Vegas, NV.

    Focused education; lasting connections, networking, free access to the GAPNA Online Library.

    Earn up to 22 contact hours (including pre-conference workshops).

    Get more information and register now!

  • AwardCall for Excellence Award Nominations

    The awards are: Emerging Chapter Award, Established Chapter Excellence Award, Special Interest Group Excellence Award, Excellence in Clinical Practice Award, Excellence in Community Service Award, Excellence in Education Award, Excellence in Leadership Award, and Excellence in Research Award.

    The nominations are tallied in July and the winners are announced every year during the Awards Celebration at the GAPNA Annual Conference.

    Now is the time to nominate a colleague or yourself - DEADLINE is June 1, 2019.

    Get started... nominate today!

  • FREE continuing education credit is available for the following session:

    "Contemporary Heart Failure Management"

    (session captured at the GAPNA 2018 Annual Conference)

    For May/June 2019 - Get Your Free CNE Now!

  • AwardNew for GAPNA members: MCM Education

    GAPNA has partnered with a MCM Education to offer a series of CNE programs available to GAPNA members. "Alzheimer’s Disease Today and Tomorrow: Optimal Treatment and Collaborative Care," is the first program offered.

    What are the state-of-the-art strategies for managing the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease? How can the multidisciplinary team work together to ensure timely intervention and optimal outcomes?

    Find out about it!

  • Meet the Candidates for the 2019-2020 BOD!
    The time to vote is right now: May 6 - 31, 2019!

    Please take a moment to read about this year’s candidates and why they feel they should be chosen for the position noted.


Membership Information

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  • A subscription to the official Journal of GAPNA, Geriatric Nursing, which is printed every other month.
  • Quarterly issues of the online GAPNA Newsletter.
  • GAPNA Exchange is a private, secure community for members to share ideas, ask questions, lend expertise, and network with peers. The community features both an Open Forum discussion area along with smaller, segmented communities.
  • GNCC discount on your certification fee and on the renewal process.
  • ANCC discount of up to 20% on your certification: Save $55 on initial test and $70 on renewal.
  • Access to clinically relevant information found on the “members only” section of the GAPNA Website.
  • Bi-monthly issues of our e-Alert noting relevant legislative news, Chapter events, timely topics of interest.
  • Discounted registration fee to our Annual Conference (held every year in September).
  • Discounted fee for CNE credits and educational sessions via our Online Library.
  • Eligibility to apply for NSO's professional liability, life and health insurance programs (endorsed by GAPNA).
  • A $10 discount on AANP membership.
  • Discounts on many AGS publications.
  • *GAPNA members receive a discounted membership rate for AMDA - renew for just $160 per year using a code for GAPNA members only. If you are not already, you will be prompted to log in to your member account to view the code. (offer expires 12/31/19).
  • An opportunity to actively participate in setting health policy issues.
  • An opportunity to read/blog with your peers via Facebook.
  • Being part of an elite group of advanced practice nurses who advance the practice of gerontological nursing, and the well-being of the public through advocacy, dissemination of knowledge, and provision of member growth opportunities.
  • For the 2019 year, GAPNA will offer a 10% discount on your Regular Membership fees for Active or Reserve military personnel. Before joining GAPNA or renewing your membership online, send a copy of your Military ID to gapna@gapna.org and receive an email including your personal discount code. Once you receive your confirmation email, apply your personal code to your online cart. If mailing a paper application or renewal form, please submit a photocopy of your military ID attached to your paper form.

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Membership Dues

Membership dues are not tax deductible as a charitable contribution. They may be deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense. Consult your tax advisor for information.
Member Category
1 Year
2 Years
3 Years
(advanced practice nurse)
$100.00 $190.00 $285.00
(interest in GAPNA)
$100.00 $190.00 $285.00
(advanced practice nurse)
$75.00 N/A N/A
Student   $60.00 N/A N/A
Read the descriptions of membership categories.

If changing status to that of a retired member, you MUST contact the National Office. You may then renew your membership yearly online.

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