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NGNA 2015 Annual Convention - Call for Research Poster Abstracts Deadline is Friday!!

NGNA invites you to submit a Research Poster abstract for presentation at the 2015 Annual Convention in Indianapolis, October 1 - 3, 2015.

The final deadline for Research Poster submissions is Friday, July 31, 2015.

For more information and to submit your abstract online, please click here.
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Race to Improve the Care of Older Adults - Register Now to Join Us in Indianapolis!

It’s that time of year again! Online registration is now available for NGNA’s 30th Annual Convention – we’re looking forward to seeing you in Indianapolis!
 
Join NGNA members and other like-minded professionals from October 1 - 3, to engage in a variety of worthwhile events – general sessions led by local and national thought leaders, concurrent sessions and poster presentations by your peers and colleagues, and plenty of networking opportunities in between.
 
Take advantage of this opportunity to earn top-level education, get up to speed on association news and industry trends, and access valuable resources that you won’t find anywhere else.
 
Register now to qualify for the discounted fee, available through September 4th.
 
Click here to access more information – including the schedule-at-a-glance, sponsorship opportunities, convention brochure, and pre-convention session information.
 
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Free Webinar from Justice In Aging: How to Resolve Common Nursing Home Problems

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 11:00 a.m. PT/ 2:00 p.m. ET

Many common nursing home practices are, in fact, illegal. In order to receive the best possible quality of care, a resident or resident’s family member should be familiar with the protections of the federal Nursing Home Reform Law, and understand how to use the law effectively.

This free webinar from Justice In Aging, with Directing Attorney Eric Carlson, will detail the most common problems that crop up—from evictions to excessive medication—and provide practical, clear tips to help family members and advocates navigate solutions.

Presenter: Eric Carlson, Justice in Aging

Click here to register
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NGNA's Call for Student Poster Abstracts Is OPEN!

The National Gerontological Nursing Association invites all undergraduate and graduate nursing students actively enrolled in a nursing program at any level to submit an abstract for a poster presentation at the 30th Annual Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana, from October 1-3, 2015.
 
Abstracts are sought from undergraduate and graduate nursing students who plan to specialize in the care of older adults in all areas of clinical practice, administration, research, and education. We welcome abstracts that emphasize all settings including hospitals, long-term care facilities, assisted living, home health, community health, hospice, schools of nursing, government and military, and industry.

The final deadline for Student Poster submissions is August 24, 2015.

For more information and to access the online submission form, click here.
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An Accelerated Review Symposium for the ANCC Generalist Gerontological Nursing Certification Exam

Course Description: This two-day symposium will focus on selected geriatric health issues and provide registered nurses with classroom instruction and advanced practice Gerontological nursing expertise to prepare them to study for and take the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) generalist Gerontological Nurse Certification exam. Strategies to enhance test-taking skills will be emphasized.

Target Audience: Registered Nurses who care for older adults. LPNs are welcome to enroll; however they are not eligible to take the ANCC Gerontological Nurse exam.

Date: August 26 AND August 27, 2015 (In order to receive CEUs, attendance is required both days.)

Time: 8am - 4:30pm (lunch on your own)

Location: Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center Auditorium, 8303 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68114

To view the event flyer, click here.