• 2019 GAPNA Pharmacology Conference: Contemporary Pharmacology and Prescribing in Older AdultsJoin us at the 2019 GAPNA Pharmacology Conference:
    Contemporary Pharmacology and Prescribing in Older Adults

    March 28-30, 2019, Chicago Hilton, Chicago, IL.

    Earn up to 11.5 CNE hours.


    Find out more about it and REGISTER today!

  • 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, 2018.

    Get started... nominate today!

  • W A N T E D   G A P N A   L E A D E R S!
    Call for Nominations!

    Have you ever considered stepping forward, accepting the challenge and volunteering for a position on the 2019 National Board of Directors? Register online NOW by April 1, 2019!

    Step Up - NOW is the Time! Register Here>

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

    "Keynote Address - Health Policy: APRNs Working to the Full Extent of the Law"

    (session captured at the GAPNA 2018 Annual Conference)

    For March/April 2019 - Get Your Free CNE Now!

  • Poster Presentation


    This 22-module curriculum provides a basic knowledge base for Nurse Practitioners who looking to advance their expertise in caring for patients with dementia.

    FREE to GAPNA members until September 1, 2019

  • GAPNA Exchange


    GAPNA Exchange is a private, secure community for members to share ideas, ask questions, lend expertise, and network with peers.

    It features both an Open Forum discussion area along with smaller, segmented communities.

    Interact with GAPNA members wherever and whenever!

    Go to GAPNA Exchange

Foundation Events

Participate in These Fun Events and Support the GAPNA Foundation, Nursing Scholarships, and Research!

The GAPNA Foundation events held during the Annual Conference are always fun-filled and memorable. The mission of the GAPNA Foundation is to provide financial grants to support scholarly research projects related to gerontological nursing and provide educational opportunities for registered and advanced practice nurses working with older adults. Help us achieve this mission by supporting these important fundraising events in Phoenix this year.

Scramble Golf Outing

Wednesday September 21, 2016
Tee time: 1:00 pm (rain or shine)

Arizona Grand Hotel Golf Links: For over 2 decades, the Arizona Grand Golf Course has supported the rich tradition of the game with its unique links course, featuring panoramic views of the surrounding desert landscape. Dramatic elevation changes and breathtaking mountain vistas highlight the diverse and challenging layout.

Pro shop, dining facilities, and practice range are onsite. Golfers of all abilities are welcome. This is friendly golf with great prizes presented at the end of play.

Cost: $130 per person (includes electric cart with GPS, practice balls, and guaranteed fun!). Golf clubs available for rental at pro shop.

Fun Run/Walk

Friday September 23, 2016
6:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.

Get energized with an exhilarating morning run or walk and enjoy the beautiful Arizona sunrise. Which chapter will have the most participants this year?

Cost: $25 per person.

Pool Party Phoenix Style

Friday September 23, 2016 at Arizona Grand Hotel
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Come and join your friends and colleagues for a spirited evening of great food and exercise as we dance the night away poolside. Feel free to dress in your favorite poolside attire. There will be a poolside fashion show with prizes for the most creative outfit. Each chapter is challenged to surprise us with its theme for the evening. It’s going to be a fantastic time that you don’t want to miss! Party on!

Cost: $80 per person. Cash bar available.

Cash donations are also accepted and all donations are tax deductible. Register or donate and support the GAPNA Foundation.