• 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!

  • Poster Presentation


    This 22-module curriculum provides a basic knowledge base for Nurse Practitioners who looking to advance their expertise in caring for patients with dementia.

    FREE to GAPNA members until September 1, 2019

  • GAPNA Exchange


    GAPNA Exchange is a private, secure community for members to share ideas, ask questions, lend expertise, and network with peers.

    It features both an Open Forum discussion area along with smaller, segmented communities.

    Interact with GAPNA members wherever and whenever!

    Go to GAPNA Exchange

  • GAPNA Foundation Awards and Grants


    GAPNA Foundation has $11,000 to give away in grants!

    The primary goal of the GAPNA Foundation is to provide financial support for research and educational opportunities.

    Find out if you qualify and submit your application by May 15, 2019!

    Visit GAPNA Foundation Awards and Grants

  • 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 coming soon!

    Please take a moment to read about this year’s candidates and why they feel they should be chosen for the position noted.


Attendee Reviews

Attendees Share Pharmacology Conference Comments

GAPNA’s popular Contemporary Pharmacology & Prescribing in Older Adults conference, March 28-30, 2019 in Chicago, will offer gerontologic advanced practice nurses many educational, networking, and professional benefits and opportunities. Read some of the testimonials of nurses who attended last year’s Contemporary Pharmacology conference.

  • This was the first time I attended, and I learned some new information that will be helpful in practice and in teaching my students. The hotel accommodations were really nice.  
  • I enjoyed the topics; they were very pertinent to my practice.
  • Enjoyed networking and meeting new people  
  • I loved Boston. Enjoyed networking with attendees and even met some NPs from my home state of Delaware that I hadn't met yet.
  • Overall right on topic subject matter that no one else has.  
  • The expertise and skill of the presenters was impressive. The way attendees and presenters were able to interact/discuss during the sessions was a wonderful feature of this conference.  
  • Great topics, loved networking with others.  
  • I liked the size of this conference, not too small not too big, easy to talk to people sitting near you!
  • The overall program was well organized and professional; I will attend again!
  • Great education sessions and I love the conference length.
  • The session topics and presenters were excellent!  
  • All of the sessions were informative. The speakers were very engaging.  
  • GAPNA is the best organization to belong to. It has valuable experts in the field of gerontology. Conferences allow one to network with wonderful people who love the care of the elderly.
  • I appreciated meeting nurse practitioners of multiple backgrounds and years of experiences. Everyone was welcoming and hopeful toward my future.
  • The pharmacists were excellent presenters with relevant information. Both informative and entertaining.
  • All the speakers were well chosen and presented material in an approachable manner. Loved their enthusiasm.  
  • Phone app was great. Loved the ability to post pictures and interact with other attendees.  
  • Love the networking! It's great to see my colleagues and hear what is going on across the country.

Join your friends at the 2019 Contemporary Pharmacology and Prescribing in Older Adults Conference, March 28-30, 2019, in Chicago, IL.

Register today!