• 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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  • 2020 GAPNA Pharmacology Conference: Contemporary Pharmacology and Prescribing in Older AdultsGAPNA Pharmacology Conference:
    Contemporary Pharmacology and Prescribing in Older Adults

    Rescheduled, so you won't miss a thing! Find out what to do next!

    April 20-24, 2021, Honolulu, Hawaii

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    Have you ever considered stepping forward, accepting the challenge and volunteering for a position on the 2020-21 National Board of Directors? Register online NOW by March 31, 2020!

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  • 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, 2020.

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New England

Michelle DeBest to Present at Eastern Nursing Research Society

By Ann Marie Caron

Congratulations Michelle DeBest, APRN, GAPNA member and current Past President of the New England Chapter of GAPNA, for the acceptance of her abstract entitled “The Feasibility and Acceptability of using Virtual World Technology for Interprofessional Palliative Care Education” and upcoming presentation at the 32nd Annual Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS) Scientific Sessions on March 26, 2020.

Established in 1988, ENRS is the research arm of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Nursing Association and the New England Organization for Nursing. ENRS is dedicated to promoting health through nursing research in the Northeastern United States.

Anne Marie Caron, ANP-BC, APRN, DNP, GS-C