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    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 on September 30, 2020  at 3:00 PM, US Eastern, expert faculty expert faculty discuss how important it is to prevent shingles in older patients.

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    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.

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MJ Henderson Honored

MJ Henderson Receives NONPF Lifetime Achievement Award

Long-time GAPNA member, former GAPNA President, and current GAPNA Foundation Board member MJ Henderson, MS, RN, GNP-BC, was the recipient of the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award presented by The National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF).

The NONPF Board of Directors selects honorees whose contributions have been visionary and stalwart in successfully developing and promoting the role of the nurse practitioner.

NONPF President Sheila Melander stated: “MJ has been heavily engaged at the national and state levels to advance NP practice and education. She is consistently tracking NP legislation and ready to engage the NP community at large for advocacy efforts…Within education, MJ has left her mark on students and faculty. Described by a colleague as a ‘fabulous but tough teacher,’ MJ always pushed her students to be the best clinicians possible…She also brought real clinical experience to her educator role, imparting her wisdom to students and for curriculum development. She has consistently pushed within institutions and NONPF for the integration of gerontological content across NP curriculum…A few key adjectives to describe MJ are classic, dogged, intelligent, friendly, caring, stylish, and adventurous.”

Read more about MJ and the NONPF Lifetime Achievement Award.