• You're Invited to a FREE WEBINAR!

    Join us on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST for a FREE webinar on:

    "Best Practices in Diabetes Management and Optimizing Insulin Delivery in Older Adults."

    Presented By Dr. Naushira Pandya, MD, CMD, FACP." You'll earn 1 contact hour!

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  • Take the GAPNA Home Health Survey

    The members of GAPNA’s Health Affairs Committee established a coalition of key stakeholders interested in affecting change as it relates to Medicare certified home health.

     

    Please take our 5-minute survey!

  • AwardCall for Excellence Award Nominations

    The awards are: the- Established Chapter Excellence Award, Special Interest Group Excellence Award, Excellence in Clinical Practice Award, Excellence in Community Service Award, Excellence in Education Award, Excellence in Leadership Award, and Excellence in Research Award. Just added - a brand new award: Emerging Chapter Award!

    The nominations are tallied in July and the winners are announced every year during the Awards Celebration at the GAPNA Annual Conference.

    Now is the time to nominate a colleague or yourself - due by June 1, 2016.

    Get started... nominate today!

  • Gerontology Resources for APRN Preceptors and Students ToolkitCareer Center

    The Education- and Toolkit Committees of GAPNA launched their 2017 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

  • Poster PresentationONLINE NOW:

    2017 GAPNA Conference Poster Presentations

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

     

    View the 2017 Poster Presentations

  • The GAPNA Clinical Resource Corner

    Designed Especially
    for the Gerontological Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

    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.

    Go to the GAPNA Clinical Resource Corner

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

    "Frailty: More than Just the Dwindles"

    (session captured at the GAPNA 2016 Annual Conference)


    Get Your Free CNE Now!

You're Invited to a FREE WEBINAR! Join us on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST for a FREE webinar on: "Best Practices in Diabetes Management and Optimizing Insulin Delivery in Older Adults." Presented By Dr. Naushira Pandya, MD, CMD, FACP." You'll earn 1 contact hour! REGISTER NOW

Clinical Research Corner & Clinical Topics

The Clinical Research Corner is an area that appears quarterly in the GAPNA Newsletter, The Official Newsletter of the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association — Founded in 1981.

The short features/articles within, contain valuable information 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 below directly affect, involve, and impact the elderly.

How the Clinical Research Corner Works:

Located in the tabs below, there are several ways to view the contents of the Clinical Research Corner; by browsing the topics and categories, or by the publication date in the GAPNA Newsletter.

Each article is assigned a category which best fits the content within, and most articles are tagged with several categories. Some articles/resources have been added that did not appear in the GAPNA Newsletter. This makes finding what you are interested in fast, easy, and informative.

Browse by Topics and Categories

Patient FAQS and Clinical Pearls

NIHSeniorHealth.gov, the website for older adults, makes aging-related health information easily accessible for family members and friends seeking reliable, easy-to-understand online health information.

Each edition of the GAPNA Newsletter features several patient FAQS from the NIHSeniorHealth.gov Website*, and other informational resources.

Added July 13, 2017: A notice posted on the NIHseniorHealth.gov Website: NIHseniorHealth.gov will be retired on August 1, 2017. To continue finding reliable, up-to-date health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health, we’re referring you to https://medlineplus.gov/ or https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/.


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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