• 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:

    "Dementia Management Update"

    (session captured at the GAPNA 2018 Annual Conference)

    For September/October 2019 - Get Your Free CNE Now!

Session Preview

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!