• 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!

  • 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:

    "Health Care for Veterans: Recognizing Needs and Finding Solutions"

    (session captured at the GAPNA 2017 Annual Conference)


    For July/August 2018 - Get Your Free CNE Now!

  • 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

Outside Education Resources

  • Advanced Practice Education Services - An independent NP continuing education company that does not accept pharmacology sponsors.
  • Advancing Excellence - CMS/National Partnership Program - reducing antipsychotic medicines and improve quality of care provided to individuals with dementia living in nursing homes.
  • Alzbrain.org - Contains information for caregivers and professionals of persons with dementia and individuals who worry about memory problems. The website is sponsored by the Dementia Education & Training Program through support from the Alabama Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and the Alabama state legislature.
  • Alzheimer's Association - Provides information about Alzheimer's disease, resources, research advances, publications, and events.
  • Alzheimer’s Disease Pocketcard app - The Alzheimer’s Disease Pocketcard app helps health care professionals care for patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) at the point of care. The app features clinically relevant information on AD and interactive tools to help clinicians efficiently assess patients and interview their caregivers. The app can be downloaded for free for iPhone or Android.
  • American Geriatrics Society - The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is a nationwide, not-for-profit society of geriatrics healthcare professionals dedicated to improving the health, independence, and quality of life of older people.
  • American Geriatrics Society - Press release, and American Geriatrics Society Care of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Older Adults Position Statement.
  • Artificial Nutrition and Hydration for the Person with Dementia (available in Chinese and Russian ) A document developed by the Northern California chapter of GAPNA to discuss some of the common questions people ask about artificial nutrition (tube feed - ing) for persons with dementia.
  • bestnursingdegree.com - Connects nursing students with the degree level program in their area that best match their budget, lifestyle, and career goals.
  • International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) - Provides information, support and services to people with essential tremor.

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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