GAPNA Mission Statement

The Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA) is an elite group of APN's who advance the practice of gerontological nursing. Our mission is to promote excellence in advanced practice nursing that enhances the well-being of older adults

To promote high standards of health care for older adults through advanced gerontological nursing practice, education, and networking.

Welcome to the Carolinas Chapter of GAPNA Home Page

At the May 2021 membership meeting, votes were received to change the name to Carolinas Chapter of GAPNA to be inclusive of all members. 

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Gearing up for Annual conference 

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The Carolinas Chapter of GAPNA invites you to our 13th Annual Conference (Virtual Live Offering)

Schedule 

Saturday, April 30th, 2022     8am-2:30pm

FINDING CALM IN THE CHAOS:

Taking Care of Older Adults While Taking Care of Yourself

8:00am - 8:15am                                            

Welcome

 

8:15am - 9:15am                                            

“Covid Continues: Where Are We Now?”

Stephanie Dixon, MSN, FNP-C, AAHIVS and Tonya Nichols, FNP-C

 

9:15am - 10:15am                                          

“Current Heart Failure Updates”

Amy Clegg, MSN, AGNP-C

 

                             10:15am -10:30am                                          Midmorning Break

 

10:30am – 11:30am                                       

"Herbal Supplementation in the Older Adult" 

Kira Jane Durr, Pharm.D, BCGP

 

11:30am -12:00pm                                          Lunch Break

 

12:00pm – 1:00pm                                         

“Cognitive Impairment: Psychiatric, Behavioral, and Social Issues”

 Nanette Lavoie-Vaughan, DNP, ANPC, CDCP

 

1:00pm – 1:30pm                                           

“Cultural Diversity and the Older Adult”

Tomika Williams, PhD, AGNP-C, CDP, RN


1:30pm -2:00pm                                             

“Self-Care for the Advanced Practice Provider”

Sayward Fletcher, M.Div  

 

2:00pm – 2:30pm                                           

Wrap-up and Evaluations

 

“This education activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® for approval of up to 5 contact hours(1 pharmacologic) of accredited education”

 

We would like to thank our sponsor, Abbvie, for again supporting us this year for our annual conference!

This conference is entirely virtual via zoom!!

GAPNA members: $65

Non-Members: $85

NP students/RNS: $45

                                       

“This education activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® for approval of up to 5 contact hours

(1 pharmacologic) of accredited education”

 

We would like to thank our sponsor, Abbvie, for again supporting us this year for our annual conference!

This conference is entirely virtual via zoom!!

GAPNA members: $65

Non-Members: $85

NP students/RNS: $45

                                       

Please go to https://form.jotform.com/220713720214038 to register!

 

 

 

                                           

Click to pay for conference!

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CONNECT WITH US!

GAPNA Exchange- a new online community for members to connect, communicate and collaborate!

What is it? GAPNA Exchange is a private, secure community for members to share ideas, ask questions, lend expertise, and network with peers. The community features both an Open Forum discussion area along with smaller, segmented communities. Now, you can interact with GAPNA members wherever and whenever you need to connect.

 

Connect with other members of the Carolinas Chapter of GAPNA on the GAPNA Exchange! 

Use this link if you like:

Introducing: GAPNA Exchange | Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA)
-- Communicate with our chapter membership or to individuals .

--Log in to GAPNA Exchange through national GAPNA website/ update bio/ post a picture

--Go to "my connections" and then "communities"

--Choose Triad #203 to connect with entire chapter

--Open up our community and choose anyone you need to privately message or search for any member!

-Become a part of the conversation!

Education Corner

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THE CAROLINAS CHAPTER NEEDS YOU!!
 
We also invite any member to join us on one of our committees: Education/planning, Scholarship, Volunteer, Communication/Social Media or Membership. 

Click on the following link to sign up for a committee!

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GAPNA MEMBERS
GAPNA has partnered with Clinical Care Options for a webinar on Diagnosing, Classification and Treatment of Heart Failure in Older Adults.
in this interactive Webcast, expert faculty review the challenges of managing older adults with HF, including diagnosis, staging, and developing individualized management plans.
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for how to participate
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