• 2020 GAPNA Pharmacology Conference: Contemporary Pharmacology and Prescribing in Older AdultsJoin us at the 2020 GAPNA Pharmacology Conference:
    Contemporary Pharmacology and Prescribing in Older Adults

    April 14-18, 2020, Honolulu, HI.

    Earn up to 18 CNE hours.


    Find out more about it and REGISTER today!

  • AwardNew for GAPNA members: MCM Education

    GAPNA has partnered with a MCM Education to offer an ongoing series of CNE programs available to GAPNA members. "Diagnosing and Managing Parkinson’s Disease in Older Adults," is the latest program offered.

    Parkinson’s disease (PD) is characterized by both motor and nonmotor symptoms. It is diagnosed based on the presence of two of four motor symptoms including rest tremor, bradykinesia, rigidity, and gait imbalance...

    Find out about it!

  • ConventionCALL FOR: Podium and Poster Abstracts

    For the 38th GAPNA Annual Conference
    at the Hyatt Regency
    New Orleans, LA, September 24-26, 2020

    GAPNA members are invited to submit an abstract about their innovative work, that should enrich the APRN's knowledge and/or enhance the care of an older adult.

    Find out more info and deadline dates

  • Poster PresentationONLINE NOW:

    2019 GAPNA Conference Poster Presentations

    Note the latest trends in the care, education, and research of the older adult population.


    View the 2019 Poster Presentations from the Annual Conference!

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 the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP-BC) and Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP-BC) certifications: Save $55 on initial test and $80 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.
  • A $10 discount on AANP membership.
  • Discounts on many AGS publications.
  • *GAPNA members receive a discounted membership rate for AMDA - renew for just $175 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 12/31/20).
  • 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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(advanced practice nurse)
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