• 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.

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  • 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.

     

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  • 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.

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

    "Palliative Care"

    (session captured at the GAPNA 2016 Annual Conference)


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Toolkits

The resources below are free* to download for GAPNA members- and/or account holders.

Gerontology Resources for APRN Preceptors and Students

The goal of this Gerontology Resources for APRN Preceptors and Students 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. The toolkit is organized by primary care topics and includes links to websites and mobile device applications (apps) in the public domain.

The toolkit was developed by gerontological APRNs to provide an open access practice resource for integration of geriatric knowledge for APRN clinical education, with the goal of improving the quality of health care provided to older adults.

The toolkit has two sections: Gerontological Resources for Healthcare Management; and Preceptor Resources.

Read more and download Gerontology Resources for APRN Preceptors and Students.

 


 

Leadership Resource Guide

Regardless of title or role, advanced practice nurses are leaders and need to assume responsibility for the development of self and other team member's leadership potential. The multi-part Leadership Resource Guide is intended for use by gerontological APRNs to cultivate their leadership potential.

Leadership Resource Guide components:

  • Core Resources for Leadership: A compilation of resources for the NP leader.
  • Ethical/Legal Issues: Ethical and legal issues surrounding NP leadership.
  • Leadership Opps and Programs: A concise list of leadership programs and opportunities for nurse practitioners.
  • Managing Change: Strategies for NPs to adapt their leadership styles and manage projects that are intended to impact the transformation of health care inclusive of guiding organizations through the change process.

Read more and download the Leadership Resource Guide components.

 


*You must have a GAPNA account or be a GAPNA member to download. If you are not logged in, you will be prompted to do so.


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