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    2019 GAPNA Pharmacology Conference:
    Contemporary Pharmacology and Prescribing in Older Adults

    March 16-17, 2018, Chicago Hilton, Chicago, IL

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  • Gerontology Resources for APRNs in Acute and Emergent Care Settings ToolkitCareer Center

     
    NEW! The goal of the Gerontology Resources for APRNs in Acute and Emergent Care Settings (“Acute Care Resource Guide”) is to make geriatric and gerontological content easily accessible to those caring for older adults in higher acuity care settings.

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    "Osteoporosis Update: Emerging Pharmacologic Strategies"

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  • Poster PresentationONLINE NOW:

    2017 GAPNA Conference Poster Presentations

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

     

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  • The GAPNA Clinical Resource Corner

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    With over 106+ 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.

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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.

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