• 37th Annual GAPNA Conference

    September 26-29, 2018 at the Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC.

    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!

  • 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 - DEADLINE EXTENDED to June 18, 2018.

    Get started... nominate today!

  • 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.

    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:

    "Delirium: Assessment and Interventions that Work"

    (session captured at the GAPNA 2017 Annual Conference)


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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/.


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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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