• 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.

    MEET THE CANDIDATES IN ADVANCE OF YOUR VOTE   >

Grants Awarded

More Than $5.2 Million Awarded to Improve Care for Older Adults

The John A. Hartford Foundation is pleased to announce five new grants totaling more than $5.2 million to implement and disseminate evidence-based approaches to better care for older adults:

  • The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Johns Hopkins University will aim to increase the availability of the Hospital at Home Care Model by developing new tools and resources, working toward new payment strategies with stakeholders, and expanding to 10-15 new sites and to more patients at existing sites.
     
  • The Education Development Center, with a group of leading national experts, will implement and evaluate the Elder Mistreatment Emergency Department Care Model in six diverse emergency departments in preparation for a future national scaling effort.
     
  • The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), in partnership with key geriatrics and dissemination organizations, will spread the UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program to 8-10 new sites, further advancing this program that has improved health outcomes and healthcare costs for people living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.
     
  • The Institute for Healthcare Improvement will receive two grants through a six-foundation collaborative, one to continue to develop and disseminate the Better Care Playbook, and another to establish a learning community of 30-45 teams from Medicare Advantage plans that will implement models and practices from the Playbook.

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

Register today!