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    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.

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  • GAPNA 2020 National President Deborah Dunn, EdD, MSN, GNP-BC, ACNS-BC, GS-C interviews Dr. Ron Billano Ordona, DNP, FNP-BC about providing home-based primary care during COVID 19.

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Conference Hotel

Hyatt Regency New Orleans Welcomes GAPNA Conference

Ease into the Big Easy. Discover the culture of the Crescent City during your stay at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans.

The location is ideal, centered downtown near Champions Square, Smoothie King Center, and minutes from the historic French Quarter, Arts District, and Mississippi Riverfront. The city’s famous streetcars — the Loyola line — stops directly outside the hotel. There’s no better place from which to explore the eclectic vibrancy of New Orleans during GAPNA’s 39th Annual Conference, September, 24-26, 2020.

Cuisine in New Orleans is an experience unto itself. Hyatt Regency New Orleans delivers on the culinary passion and traditions of the Big Easy with eight unique dining options that serve regionally sourced and inspired dishes. From its cornerstone restaurant 8 Block Kitchen & Bar, featuring a distinctive fusion of farm-to-table and traditional cuisine, to the incredibly fresh seafood at Vitascope Hall, the craft of New Orleans cuisine is honored daily.

Work up a sweat at the fitness center featuring state-of-the-art spin, elliptical, cardio, and free-weight equipment. The concierge can help set up personalized classes with your favorite yoga and martial arts facilities. Uniquely positioned on the 32nd floor, the fitness center overlooks the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and features expansive views of the Crescent City.

Located on the fifth floor, the pool is a tranquil spot for an invigorating swim or to enjoy lunch with friends at the full-service Bywater Bar & Grill. Or, escape the New Orleans sun in one of the private, poolside cabanas with lounge chairs and full food and beverage service.

Hyatt Regency New Orleans has been designated as the official hotel for the 2020 GAPNA Annual Conference. A block of rooms has been secured at the special rate of $199 single/double. This rate is subject to applicable state and local taxes, currently 16.2% plus $3.00 occupancy tax. Check-in is 3:00 p.m. and check-out is 12:00 p.m.

To receive the conference rate, make online reservations on the GAPNA website (see the link below) or call hotel reservations at 877-803-7534 and refer to the GAPNA Annual Conference. The conference rate is available through August 3, 2020 or until the room block is full. Reservations received after this date will be accepted on a space and rate available basis. Book your hotel reservation.


Join your friends in New Orleans, LA at the 2020 GAPNA Contemporary Annual Conference on September 24-26, 2020.

The GAPNA Annual Conference will help you improve patient care and connect with other nurses who share your compassion and commitment.

Hyatt Regency New Orleans
601 Loyola Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70113
(504) 561-1234
September 24-26, 2020

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