• 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.


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.