• 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.


Session Preview

New and Focused Content Featured at Annual Conference

A variety of fresh, dynamic content will be presented at GAPNA’s Annual Conference, October 4-7, 2017 at the Gaylord Opryland and Convention Center, Nashville, TN.

Earn up to 21.25 contact hours (including Pre-Conference Workshops) plus pharmacology hours. A host of general and concurrent sessions geared especially for gerontological advanced practice nurses will educate and enlighten attendees.

Stay up to date with your practice specialty and interests, and other relevant and important topics in gerontological heath care.

General Sessions include:

  • Staying Focused on Our Passion
  • Healthy Aging
  • Health Policy and Advocacy: “Be at the Table or Be on the Menu”
  • Assessment of Decisional Capacity
  • Update on Diabetes Best Practice for Older Adults  
  • Stay Ahead of the Curve: Don’t Become a Malpractice Case Study

In-Depth Focus Sessions include:

  • Research and Clinical Project Presentations
  • Geropsych Pharmacology Update
  • Updates in Billing for Geriatric Practice

Concurrent Sessions include:

  • Frailty: More than Just the Dwindles
  • Delirium: Assessment and Interventions that Work  
  • Diastolic Heart Failure Management  
  • Osteoporosis Update: Emerging Pharmacologic Strategies  
  • Deprescribing: What It Is and How Do You Do It?
  • Health Care for Veterans: Recognizing Needs and Finding Solutions
  • Assessment of Decisional Capacity
  • The Un-Befriended Older Adult (Elder Orphan)
  • Should Seniors Say Yes to Cannabis?
  • Recognizing Malignant Skin Growths
  • Older Adults with Lifelong Intellectual and Developmental Disorders in the LTC Setting
  • Clinical Competence: Are You Up for a 12/15 Lead EKG Challenge?
  • Initiating Family Discussions about Goals of Care
  • Connecting the Dots: Participatory Health Education and Empowerment Program with Community-Dwelling Older Adults
  • Leadership Is Everyone’s Responsibility: Engage and Advocate

Join your friends and colleagues in Nashville.

Register today!