• Clinical Care OptionsNew for GAPNA members: Clinical Care Options

    GAPNA has partnered with a Clinical Care Options to offer an ongoing series of free CNE programs available to GAPNA members. "Vaccinations and Healthy Aging: Protecting Your Older Patients From Shingles" is the latest program offered.

    In this live webinar, expert faculty expert faculty discuss how important it is to prevent shingles in older patients.

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  • CoronaCoronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

    In an effort to support our members with the most updated information on COVID-19 we developed this resource page to easily access current CDC information and other resources to assist you professionally and personally.

    We will continue to update this page with more information as it becomes available and welcome your input as we navigate through this situation. As health care professionals it is our job to educate our patients and families on prevention and the what to do if someone is symptomatic.

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  • GAPNA 2020 National President Deborah Dunn, EdD, MSN, GNP-BC, ACNS-BC, GS-C interviews Dr. Ron Billano Ordona, DNP, FNP-BC about providing home-based primary care during COVID 19.

    "Facing Forward: Providing Home-based Primary Care during COVID 19"


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Leadership Academy

Call for Applications for Gerontologic Nursing Leadership Academy Announced

The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), is accepting applications through January 3, 2016, for its Gerontologic Nursing Leadership Academy (GNLA), a leadership development opportunity for nurses dedicated to improving geriatric health outcomes and influencing policy related to the care of older adults.

The 2016-2017 Gerontologic Nursing Leadership Academy is made possible through support from Hill-Rom. STTI’s International Leadership Institute administers the academy mentoring program.

The GNLA is a highly selective 18-month leadership development experience created for high-potential master’s degree-level nurses and experienced mentors. Ideal GNLA applicants are successful mid-career nurses in leadership positions who are influencing care to older adults in health care or community settings. Each fellow/leadership mentor pair is then supported by a faculty advisor.

Since its inception, the GNLA has achieved important nursing outcomes. In a recent cohort of the academy, there was a 48% improvement of understanding and test scores regarding patient care providers’ knowledge of delirium; drug usage decreased by 1.47 medications per patient during a team project to improve polypharmacy in geriatric patients; and patient satisfaction increased by 5.3%.

The online application system opened on 1 October 2015. Applications are due, 3 January, 2016 @11:59 PM (PST).

View their comprehensive program details.