• 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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  • Clinical Care OptionsNew for GAPNA members: Clinical Care Options

    GAPNA has partnered with a Clinical Care Options to offer an ongoing series of free CNE programs available to GAPNA members. "Vaccinations and Healthy Aging: Protecting Your Older Patients From Shingles" is the latest program offered.

    In this live webinar, expert faculty expert faculty discuss how important it is to prevent shingles in older patients.

    Find out about it!

  • 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.

    "Facing Forward: Providing Home-based Primary Care during COVID 19"

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Historical Committee

Member Spotlight: Marianne Boettger

By Cindy Gersternlauer

Marianne Boettger, MSN, RN, GNP-C, graduated from the Jewish Hospital School of Nursing, St. Louis, MO, in 1979. In 1987 she earned a BSN from Methodist College in Fayetteville, NC.

After working for several years in various areas of nursing, she returned to school to become a nurse practitioner (NP). She graduated from St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO, with an MSN in gerontology and was certified as a gerontological NP in 1998.

She joined GAPNA in 2001 and the Historical Committee in 2011. She has practiced as an NP both in nursing homes and clinic settings. She currently works at the Veterans Administration outpatient clinic in Galesburg, IL. Her hobbies include reading and quilting.

Marianne generously donated her time and energy into making a beautiful quilt for the 2018 GAPNA Annual Conference, with proceeds going to the Historical Committee’s archiving initiatives.

Cindy Gersternlauer, ANP-BC, GNCS-BC, CDE, CCD