• 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!

  • Poster PresentationCALL FOR: Podium and Poster Abstracts

    For the 37th GAPNA Annual Conference
    at the Paris Hotel
    Las Vegas, Oct. 2-5, 2019

    GAPNA members are invited to submit an abstract about their innovative work, that should enrich the APRN's knowledge and/or enhance the care of an older adult.

    Submit by March 15, 2019!

  • 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>

  • 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

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

    "Diastolic Heart Failure Management"

    (session captured at the GAPNA 2017 Annual Conference)


    For Jan/Feb 2019 - Get Your Free CNE Now!

  • Poster PresentationONLINE NOW:

    2018 GAPNA Conference Poster Presentations

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

     

    View the 2018 Poster Presentations from the Annual Conference!

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.