• 36th Annual GAPNA Conference

    October 4-7, 2017 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Nashville, TN

    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!

  • Gerontology Resources for APRN Preceptors and Students ToolkitCareer Center

    The Education- and Toolkit Committees of GAPNA launched their 2017 newly 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

  • Call for Abstracts:

    37th Annual GAPNA Conference
    September 26-29, 2018 in Washington, DC

    Clinical Abstracts - due December 5, 2017
    Research and Clinical Project Abstracts - due March 15, 2018
    Education Poster Abstracts - due March 15, 2018

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  • Poster PresentationONLINE NOW:

    2016 GAPNA Conference Poster Presentations

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

     

    View the Poster Presentations

  • The GAPNA Clinical Resource Corner

    Designed Especially
    for the Gerontological Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

    With over 105+ 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:

    "Palliative Care"

    (session captured at the GAPNA 2016 Annual Conference)


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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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