2021

Call for Abstracts for the 2022 Annual Conference

ABSTRACTS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY DECEMBER 5, 2021.
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Practice Liability Issues

Liability considerations as nurse practitioners' scope of practice expands
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Book Your Hotel Reservation

At the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel for the 2022 Pharma Conference.
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Thank You!

And the LeaderBoard Winners from the Annual Conference are...
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Rising Star

Brette Svensson, DNP, MSN, AGPCNP-BC is the Rising Star for the 2021 Winter Newsletter.
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Winter GAPNA Newsletter Online

Inside: Award Winners, Rising Star, Members on the Move, New Dementia Report, Spanish Resources and more!
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Jennifer Kim Reviews Disaster Response Studies

What does it take to keep older adults in long-term care or home-care settings safe during health crises or natural disasters?
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Health Affairs Scholarship is Now Open

Applications are accepted Oct 1-Dec 4. GAPNA membership required for a minimum of two years; student membership applies.
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Vaccines and LTC Workers

New Studies to Boost COVID-19 Vaccination Rates Among LTC Workers
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GAPNA Conference Coverage: Preventing Delirium

Clinical Advisor reported from the 2021 GAPNA Annual Conference and covered this key session on a nurse-led program that helped decrease new cases of delirium in older adults...
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GAPNA Conference Coverage: Risks of Depression

Clinical Advisor reported from the 2021 GAPNA Annual Conference and covered Dr. Lorraine Novosel’s report on depression as a cardiovascular disease risk factor.
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GAPNA Conference Coverage: Medication Adherence

Clinical Advisor reported from the 2021 GAPNA Annual Conference and covered this session on the positive impact of a nurse-led program on medication adherence by Dr. Valerie Gruss.
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GAPNA Conference Coverage: Untreated Urinary Incontinence

Clinical Advisor reported from the 2021 GAPNA Annual Conference and covered this key session on untreated urinary incontinence in long-term care residents by Dr. Diane Newman.
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GAPNA Conference Coverage: Elder Abuse

Clinical Advisor reported from the 2021 GAPNA Annual Conference and covered this important session on elder abuse by Dr. Natalie Baker.
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Complete your Conference NCPD Evaluations

While registered attendees have access to indefinite access to conference content, Nursing Continuing Professional Education (NCPD) contact hour evaluations must be completed no...


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2021 Awards and Scholarships Winners

Congratulations to the 2021 GAPNA Excellence, GAPNA Foundation, and Podium and Poster Awards Recipients.
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Clinical Advisor Spotlights GAPNA Conference Sessions

Several key sessions at the 2021 GAPNA Annual Conference, held virtually and in-person in San Diego, CA, September 30-October 2, were covered by the Clinical Advisor writing team.
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GAPNA President Reviews Latest Research Affecting Older Adults

In the latest issue of Clinical Advisor's "Best in Literature" column, GAPNA President Sherry Greenberg reviews three recent reports on wellness visits, fall prevention, and the...
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GAPNA Members: Nov/Dec 2021 FREE MONTHLY NCPD

"Delivering Difficult News: What NPs Need to Know," 1.00 - CH
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Obesity, Frailty, and Pain: GAPNA Expert Analyzes Recent Literature

GAPNA Past-President Valerie Sabol reviews three studies and examines the interrelated topics of obesity, pain, and frailty in older patients and their contribution to chronic...
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View a recorded White House Virtual Conversation

View a recorded White House Virtual Conversation on Health Systems, Providers, and the COVID-19 Vaccinations Effort.
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Clinical Care Options Webcast

On Demand Webcast: Making Informed Decisions on Stroke Prevention: Focus on Older Patients With Atrial Fibrillation.
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Fall Rising Star

Congratulations Rachel Zimmer, DNP, RN, AGPCNP-C, Assistant Professor, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston-Salem, NC
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A Video Message from GAPNA President Sherry Greenberg

GAPNA President Sherry Greenberg talks about the upcoming conference!
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Fall GAPNA Newsletter Online

Get ready for Fall! The GAPNA Fall Newsletter is available now. Inside: 40th Anniversary Celebration, Fall Rising Star, Conference Updates and Previews, Cures Act, Vaccine- and...
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Clinical Care Options Webcast

Respiratory Syncytial Virus in Older Adults: Understanding Risk, Diagnosis, and Evolving Prevention Strategies.
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Vaccines, Lockdowns, & More: GAPNA Expert Reviews the Literature

Vaccines, Lockdowns, & More: GAPNA Expert Reviews the Literature

GAPNA Immediate Past President Deborah Dunn explores three important recent studies in the latest issue of Clini...


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Tdap Vaccine May Reduce Dementia

GAPNA Immediate Past President Deborah Dunn explores three important recent studies in the latest issue of Clinical Advisor's "Best in Literature" column...
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Latest Addition to GAPNA'S Legislative Activities

The latest letter in support or opposition of current/pending legislation: Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease and Congressional Neuroscience Caucus...
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Annual Conference Exhibitor Information

GAPNA 2021 Annual Conference Exhibitor Information...
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Reminder: NCPD Evaluations Due!

While you have two full years to watch additional sessions and earn CNE credit, please complete the NCPD (Nursing Continuing Professional Development) evaluation for the sessions...
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2021 Election Winners

GAPNA would like to introduce you to the 2021-2022 BOD election winners. Please take a moment to read about this year’s new BOD and why they were chosen for the position noted.
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How GAPNA is Preserving the Past

As GAPNA marks its 40th year, we want to share with you the projects we’re working on to support gerontological advanced practice nurses like you and build a better future for our...


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Optimizing Care in LTC Facilities During COVID-19

Optimizing Care in LTC Facilities During COVID-19

Jennifer Kim, GAPNA’s national treasurer, shares valuable information on the frontline lessons learned during COVID-19, as well...


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Natalie Baker Reviews the Literature on Medication Management

Natalie Baker Reviews the Literature on Medication Management

GAPNA President-Elect Natalie Baker examines recent literature on antidepressant and opioid prescribing, as well as...


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GAPNA Past President Helps Lead Age-Friendly Health Movement

HealtheCareers recently featured Michelle Moccia in an article, Nurses Demonstrate Excellence in Older Adult Care Innovations, describing the transformative work of the national...
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New Professional Development Terminology

‘NCPD’ Replaces ‘CNE’ in the ANCC Accreditation Statement.
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Care for Older Adults: GAPNA President Examines the Evidence

Safe and Equitable Care for Older Adults: GAPNA President Sherry Greenberg Examines the Evidence. In the latest issue of Clinical Advisor's "Best in Literature" column, GAPNA...
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GAPNA Gerontology Resources for APRNs in Acute and Emergent Care Settings

The goal of the Gerontology Resources for APRNs in Acute and Emergent Care Settings (2nd edition) (“Acute Care Resource Guide”) is to make geriatric and gerontological content...
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2020 Poster Presentations!

Select posters from the 2020 GAPNA Annual Conference are now available for viewing. All posters presentations in are PDF files. Poster presentations will remain available online...
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Exercise is Crucial for Older Adults

GAPNA Past President Dr. Deborah Dunn explores recent reports on the effectiveness of activities like dance and stretching on the health of older adults in Clinical Advisor's...
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GAPNA Expert Writes About Rare Blood Cancers

GAPNA member Jill Brennan-Cook, DNP, RN-BC, CNE, was recently featured in a national campaign on rare diseases distributed through USA Today and published online by Mediaplanet. Dr...
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Get the Inside Scoop on Running for the GAPNA Board

Join the Nominating Committee on February 25th 8 pm ET for a live webinar as they dip into real-life volunteer experiences and answer your questions. Bring your favorite dessert...
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AGS Launches Mobile Version of Its New Cognitive Screening Toolkit

New York (Jan. 19, 2021) —  American Geriatrics Society (AGS) launched its new AGS Cognitive Screening Toolkit on the iGeriatrics app today, introducing an easy-to-access resource...
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GAPNA President Examines Care Strategies for Older Adults

GAPNA President Dr. Sherry Greenberg examines care strategies for older adults with dementia, as well as other gerontologic topics, in Clinical Advisor's January 2021 "Best in...
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PRESS RELEASE from Lily

Lilly's neutralizing antibody bamlanivimab (LY-CoV555) receives FDA emergency use authorization for the treatment of recently diagnosed COVID-19...
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New Position Statement Added

Addressing Nursing Home Safety during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond (approved: 12/14/20).
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GAPNA Members: FREE MONTHLY CNE: Jan/Feb 2021

"The Gerontological Patient in the Emergency Department," 1.00 - CH. After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to acknowledge the value of an age...
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