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

    "Sleep Disturbances in Dementia"

    (session captured at the GAPNA 2019 Annual Conference)

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  • Clinical Care OptionsNew for GAPNA members: Clinical Care Options

    GAPNA has partnered with a Clinical Care Options to offer an ongoing series of free CNE programs available to GAPNA members. "Vaccinations and Healthy Aging: Protecting Your Older Patients From Shingles" is the latest program offered.

    In this live webinar on September 30, 2020  at 3:00 PM, US Eastern, expert faculty expert faculty discuss how important it is to prevent shingles in older patients.

    Find out about it!

  • CoronaCoronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

    In an effort to support our members with the most updated information on COVID-19 we developed this resource page to easily access current CDC information and other resources to assist you professionally and personally.

    We will continue to update this page with more information as it becomes available and welcome your input as we navigate through this situation. As health care professionals it is our job to educate our patients and families on prevention and the what to do if someone is symptomatic.

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Annual Conference Features Robust Content and New Acute Care Track

GAPNA’s 2019 Annual Conference, October 3-5 in Las Vegas, NV, will feature inspiring speakers, professional networking, and dynamic content – including a special track focused exclusively on acute care gerontological nursing.

Attendees can earn up to 21 contact hours, including pre-conference workshops, on topics of prime interest to their practice, with pharmacology credit available for select sessions and additional workshops.

Here is a sample of the robust content to be featured at the conference:

  • Red Flags and Non-Ortho Causes of Back Pain
  • Professional Brand: Using the Nuts and Bolts of Social Media
  • Understanding the Nuances of Hospice Care for the Geriatric Patient
  • The Impact of Menopause and Senior Sexual Health in Women Living with HIV
  • Diabetes Management: The Art of Treating the Older Adult
  • Federal Policies Affecting Older Adults, Family Caregivers, and Nurses
  • Palliative Care Guidelines Update
  • UTIs in Older Adults
  • Oral Care
  • Cultural Factors Influencing Advanced Care Planning and EOL Discussions

Acute Care Track

  • Best Practices to Prevent Geriatric Decline During Hospitalization<
  • Difficult to Manage Pulmonary Conditions in the Acute Care Setting
  • Acute Abdomen
  • Geriatric Surgery Verification Program: Role of the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Transplantation and the Geriatric Patient: Implications for the Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Geriatric Trauma Management Across the Care Continuum

Pharmacology Hours Offered

  • Sleep Disturbances in Dementia
  • Management of Obesity in Older Adults in Primary Care
  • Transplantation and the Geriatric Patient: Implications for the Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Safety and Utility of Cannabis in the Elderly

Don’t miss this outstanding educational opportunity to improve the lives of the geriatric population and enhance your professional practiceoin your friends at the 2019 GAPNA Annual Conference, October 3-5, 2019, in Las Vegas, NV.

Register today!