• 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.


Pharmacology Conference

Registration Open for Contemporary Pharmacology & Prescribing in Older Adults

Registration is now open for GAPNA’s popular Contemporary Pharmacology & Prescribing in Older Adults, March 28-30, 2019, in Chicago, IL.

Join your colleagues for la earning experience uniquely crafted to meet your professional needs while maximizing your valuable personal time and costs.

Learn about current trends and topics and earn up to 11.5 contact hours. Network with colleagues in the field and vendors in the industry to uncover the latest information. Save by registering early as a member and by attending two bonus workshops!

Check out the focused and dynamic clinical information you will receive at the conference.

  • Free Workshop: Pathways in Management: Osteoarthritis and Chronic Low Back Pain
  • Pain Management in the Geriatric Population
  • Prescribing and De-Prescribing for the Older Adult Patient
  • Diabetes Management in Older Adults
  • Optimizing Cardiovascular Risk Reduction through Lipid Management
  • Psychotropic Medications and Psychiatric Disorders
  • Caring for the ‘Broken Heart’: Treatments for Heart Failure
  • Anticoagulation in Older Adults
  • Tips and Tricks for Prescribing COPD Medications and Inhaler Devices
  • Antibiotic Prescribing Across the Continuum of Care
  • Bonus Workshop: Pain Management and Opioids – Balancing Risks and Benefits

Plus, take advantage of Industry-Supported Presentation Theaters, Networking Receptions and Refreshment Breaks, and Exhibits. Also, the Gerontology Specialist Certification Exam will be held at the Conference on Saturday, March 30, 2019.

Be among the elite APRNs to be certified as a Gerontological Specialist and earn the GS-C credential. This is the only specialty certification that recognizes your gerontological advanced practice nurse proficiency.

Demonstrate your expertise! Pre-registration is required. View the certification application booklet is or call C-NET for details 800-463-0786. All applications must be postmarked by February 2, 2019. Testing begins promptly at 2:00 p.m.

Make plans now to attend this valuable and dynamic educational opportunity. Register early and save!

Register today!