• 2020 GAPNA Pharmacology Conference: Contemporary Pharmacology and Prescribing in Older AdultsJoin us at the 2020 GAPNA Pharmacology Conference:
    Contemporary Pharmacology and Prescribing in Older Adults

    April 14-18, 2020, Honolulu, HI.

    Earn up to 18 CNE hours.

     

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  • 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!

  • ConventionCALL FOR: Podium and Poster Abstracts

    For the 38th GAPNA Annual Conference
    at the Hyatt Regency
    New Orleans, LA, September 24-26, 2020

    GAPNA members are invited to submit an abstract about their innovative work, that should enrich the APRN's knowledge and/or enhance the care of an older adult.

    Find out more info and deadline dates

  • Poster PresentationONLINE NOW:

    2019 GAPNA Conference Poster Presentations

    Note the latest trends in the care, education, and research of the older adult population.

     

    View the 2019 Poster Presentations from the Annual Conference!

GAPNA Leaders Featured in HealtheCareers Article

GAPNA Leaders Featured in Article about Career Opportunities for Gerontological APNs

GAPNA President Valerie K. Sabol, PhD, ACNP-BC, GNP-BC, ANEF, FAANP, FAAN; and President-Elect Deborah Dunn, EdD, MSN, GNP-BC, ACNS-BC, GS-C, were interviewed recently by HealtheCareers for a full-length feature article about gerontological APNs.

The article, “Age Wave Rolls in with Career Opportunities for Advanced Practice Nurses,” describes the crucial role of gerontological APNs in providing care for the growing number of older Americans. Dr. Sabol and Dr. Dunn describe the immense rewards of the specialty, including relationships with patients, and the high-level critical thinking skills and dedication that earn gerontological APNs respect among peers and patients.

Read the article

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

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