• 36th Annual GAPNA Conference

    October 4-7, 2017 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Nashville, TN

    Focused education; lasting connections, networking, free access to the GAPNA Online Library. Earn up to 21.25 CNE contact hours.

    Click here for more information and register now!

  • Gerontology Resources for APRN Preceptors and Students ToolkitCareer Center

    The Education- and Toolkit Committees of GAPNA launched their 2017 newly revised “Gerontology Resources for APRN Preceptors and Students,” toolkit.

    The goal of this toolkit is to make geriatric and gerontological content accessible to those caring for older adults. It is designed with advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) students, preceptors, and educators in mind, and it provides a single portal to comprehensive resources.

    Learn more about the toolkit

  • Call for Abstracts:

    37th Annual GAPNA Conference
    September 26-29, 2018 in Washington, DC

    Clinical Abstracts - due December 5, 2017
    Research and Clinical Project Abstracts - due March 15, 2018
    Education Poster Abstracts - due March 15, 2018

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  • Poster PresentationONLINE NOW:

    2016 GAPNA Conference Poster Presentations

    Note the latest trends in the care, education, and research of the older adult population.

     

    View the Poster Presentations

  • The GAPNA Clinical Resource Corner

    Designed Especially
    for the Gerontological Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

    With over 105+ categories, the short features/articles contain valuable information tailored especially for Gerontological APRN's that will help them with patients, as well as increase their knowledge of this field of nursing. All of the articles directly affect, involve, and impact the elderly.

    Go to the GAPNA Clinical Resource Corner

  • FREE continuing education credit is available for the following session:

    "Palliative Care"

    (session captured at the GAPNA 2016 Annual Conference)


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The Official Journal of GAPNA

Geriatric Nursing is the Official Journal of the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA)

Geriatric Nursing is the Official Journal of the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA)Geriatric Nursing is the best source for clinical information and management advice relating to the care of older adults.

As the official publication of the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association, the journal's peer-reviewed articles report the latest developments in the management of acute and chronic disorders.

Geriatric Nursing is written for advanced practice nurses and nurse managers who work in hospitals, long-term care facilities, senior centers, or in home care.

A subscription to Geriatric Nursing is one of the benefits of GAPNA membership.


View Current and/or Past Issues of Geriatric Nursing

Note: You will need your GAPNA membership number to view/download articles.

When you arrive at the Geriatric Nursing site you will see the current issue's articles "highlights" listed.  In order to view the full article you need to login to the site using your Elsevier login information (not your GAPNA login). If you don't already have an account, you can create one by clicking the register button next to login. If you already have an account, click the "login" button at the top OR click the "abstract, full text, or PDF" button of the article you are interested in viewing. 

After your choice has been made, you will need to:

  • Click the "Claim Access Now" link under the green bar
  • Click the "I receive my subscription through a society membership" link
  • Choose GAPNA from the drop menu
  • Enter your membership number* and last name

(*Your GAPNA membership number can found by logging onto the GAPNA website and clicking the "update profile info" link, followed by the "membership card" link on the left.)


Submissions for Geriatric Nursing

The Communications Committee is soliciting submissions for Geriatric Nursing. We are looking for short updates or articles on professional leadership activities, clinical issues, quality or safety and/or systems changes. Submissions should be between 800 and 2,000 words.

GAPNA Members: you can now submit your work right here on the website. Click here to get started.

View guidelines from the committee. Please also view specific author guidelines required of the journal. We look forward to your submissions.


2017 Journal Article Schedule

View and/or download journal article schedule.


Additional Information

For more information on the journal visit http://www.elsevier.com/.


Become a GAPNA Member!

GAPNA Members are an elite group of APN's who advance the practice of gerontological nursing, and the well-being of the public through advocacy, dissemination of knowledge, and provision of member growth opportunities.

NOW Student Membership is available online! Membership DOES have its benefits!

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