• 2020 GAPNA Pharmacology Conference: Contemporary Pharmacology and Prescribing in Older AdultsJoin us at the 2020 GAPNA Pharmacology Conference:
    Contemporary Pharmacology and Prescribing in Older Adults

    April 14-18, 2020, Honolulu, HI.

    Earn up to 18 CNE hours.

     

    Find out more about it and REGISTER today!

  • 2019 Senior Report Senior Report: Older Americans have more options for home care, but still struggling.

    The United Health Foundation has released results of a sweeping new study benchmarking the health of older adults. The America's Health Rankings® Senior Report was created in partnership with GAPNA to improve the health of America's seniors.

    The data will help advanced practice nurses and other providers deliver quality care.

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  • AwardNew for GAPNA members: MCM Education

    GAPNA has partnered with a MCM Education to offer an ongoing series of CNE programs available to GAPNA members. "Diagnosing and Managing Parkinson’s Disease in Older Adults," is the latest program offered.

    Parkinson’s disease (PD) is characterized by both motor and nonmotor symptoms. It is diagnosed based on the presence of two of four motor symptoms including rest tremor, bradykinesia, rigidity, and gait imbalance...

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

    "Meaningful Conversations throughout the Course of Illness"

    (session captured at the GAPNA 2018 Annual Conference)


    For November/December 2019 - Get Your Free CNE Now!

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 GAPNA Pages section in the journal Geriatric Nursing is soliciting submissions. We are looking for short updates or articles including research briefs, project reports, case reports, clinical pearls, policy briefs, and/or literature updates. Submissions should be between 750 and 1500 words.

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

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