• 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 21 contact hours (including pre-conference workshops).

    Get more information and register now!

  • 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!

  • AwardNew for GAPNA members: MCM Education

    GAPNA has partnered with a MCM Education to offer an ongoing series of CNE programs available to GAPNA members. "Diagnosing and Managing Parkinson’s Disease in Older Adults," is the latest program offered.

    Parkinson’s disease (PD) is characterized by both motor and nonmotor symptoms. It is diagnosed based on the presence of two of four motor symptoms including rest tremor, bradykinesia, rigidity, and gait imbalance...

    Find out about it!

  • FREE continuing education credit is available for the following session:

    "Decisional Capacity"

    (session captured at the GAPNA 2018 Annual Conference)

    For July/August 2019 - Get Your Free CNE Now!

Foundation Events

Fun Foundation Events Planned at the Annual Conference

by MJ Henderson

Add these Highlights to your Conference Experience While Supporting the Foundation, Nursing Scholarships, and Research!

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 our fundraising events in Las Vegas, NV, this year. Reserve you place for these fun events when you register for the 2019 GAPNA Annual Conference.

Scramble Golf Outing

Day: Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Tee Time: 12:58 p.m. (rain or shine)

Place: Desert Pines Golf Club

Cost: $150

At Desert Pines Golf Club Las Vegas, experience the Carolina sandhills, tucked away minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, in the historic part of Las Vegas. As you tee off, you will feel transported from the casinos and glitz to a place where you can enjoy the fresh, calming scent of real pine trees.

Included: Carts with GPS, driving range for practice. Full bar and restaurant, with beverage cart available on the course. Experience an enjoyable afternoon of golf with prizes! We welcome all golfers who like to have fun playing best ball golf. Club rental available for $40.


Fun Run/Walk

Day: Friday, October 4, 2019

Time: 6:00 a.m.

Place: Meet in the lobby of the Paris hotel

Cost: $25

Join us for a "walk on the wild side" as the sun comes up with a Fun Run/Walk along the strip in Las Vegas, featuring the Paris, Wynn, Bellagio, and New York hotel properties. Count all the AEDs along the route. Best equipped city for lifesaving devices in the United States!


The Donny and Marie Show at the Flamingo

Day: Friday, October 4, 2019

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Place: The Flamingo, across the street from the Paris Hotel

Cost: $92 (Best deal for a live show in Las Vegas! Check it out!)

It's live from Las Vegas on Friday night! If you have never been to live show in Las Vegas this is the one to see. We have great seats at a great price. Tickets are limited so book early with GAPNA and support the GAPNA Foundation!

MJ Henderson, MS, RN, GNP-BC

Join your friends at the 2019 GAPNA Annual Conference, October 3-5, 2019, in Las Vegas, NV.

Register today!