• 2019 GAPNA Pharmacology Conference: Contemporary Pharmacology and Prescribing in Older AdultsJoin us at the 2019 GAPNA Pharmacology Conference:
    Contemporary Pharmacology and Prescribing in Older Adults

    March 28-30, 2019, Chicago Hilton, Chicago, IL.

    Earn up to 11.5 CNE hours.

     

    Find out more about it and REGISTER today!

  • AwardCall for Excellence Award Nominations

    The awards are: Emerging Chapter Award, 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.

    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 is June 1, 2018.

    Get started... nominate today!

  • W A N T E D   G A P N A   L E A D E R S!
    Call for Nominations!

    Have you ever considered stepping forward, accepting the challenge and volunteering for a position on the 2019 National Board of Directors? Register online NOW by April 1, 2019!

    Step Up - NOW is the Time! Register Here>

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

    "Keynote Address - Health Policy: APRNs Working to the Full Extent of the Law"

    (session captured at the GAPNA 2018 Annual Conference)


    For March/April 2019 - Get Your Free CNE Now!

  • Poster Presentation

       

    This 22-module curriculum provides a basic knowledge base for Nurse Practitioners who looking to advance their expertise in caring for patients with dementia.
     

    FREE to GAPNA members until September 1, 2019

  • GAPNA Exchange

       

    GAPNA Exchange is a private, secure community for members to share ideas, ask questions, lend expertise, and network with peers.

    It features both an Open Forum discussion area along with smaller, segmented communities.

    Interact with GAPNA members wherever and whenever!

    Go to GAPNA Exchange

2013-2014 NIH Alzheimer’s Disease Progress Report Available Online

A new online report provides an easy-to-read overview of recent National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded Alzheimer’s disease research advances and new initiatives.

Issued by the National Institute on Aging at the NIH, the annual report – 2013-2014 Alzheimer’s Disease Progress Report: Insights and Challenges – discusses research momentum under the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease, describes new investments and research priorities, and summarizes research advances in several areas”

  • Understanding the biology of Alzheimer’s and the aging brain.
  • —Identifying genetic influences on risk for late-onset Alzheimer’s, the most common form.
  • —Detecting the earliest Alzheimer’s-related brain changes, including further development of biomarkers to track the onset and progression of Alzheimer’s.
  • —Understanding gender and racial differences in the impact of Alzheimer’s.
  • —Stepping up translational research that enables the design and testing of new drugs.
  • —Testing in clinical trials potential new therapies to prevent, delay, or treat Alzheimer’s.
  • —Finding better ways to support caregivers.

For more info, visit the National Institute on Aging.

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