• 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.


Call for Poster and Podium Abstracts

GAPNA 2019 Annual Conference

The GAPNA Education and Research Committees invite GAPNA members (current or upon abstract submission) to submit an abstract about their innovative work for presentation at the Annual Conference.

Presentations should enrich the APRN’s knowledge and/or enhance the care of the older adult. Topics pertaining to advances in gerontological research or innovations in clinical practice change, NP and CNS roles or educational programs, or patient education are encouraged.

First author of abstract selected for poster or oral podium presentation will be eligible for an award from the GAPNA Foundation. Selected abstracts may be published in the GAPNA Newsletter, on the GAPNA Website, or in the Geriatric Nursing journal.

Deadline and Guidelines
Abstracts must be received by the GAPNA National Office by 12:00 a.m. (midnight) EST on March 15, 2019. View complete submission specifications.

Review and Acceptance
Abstracts are reviewed and selected by members of the GAPNA Education and Research Committees. Selection is based on interest to advanced practice nursing, contribution to the care of older adults, clarity, and content. Innovative educational-focused abstracts should include enrichment of the knowledge of students, clients, and/or healthcare providers and identify NP or CNS national competencies or evidence-based guidelines, as appropriate.

More Info
For more info, contact Kristina Moran, Education Coordinator, GAPNA National Office.

Join your friends at the 2019 Contemporary Pharmacology and Prescribing in Older Adults Conference, March 28-30, 2019, in Chicago, IL.

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