San Antonio, Texas
Wyndham Riverwalk Hotel
Spur Your Passion for the Older Adult - Register Now to Join Us in San Antonio!
It’s that time of year again! Online registration is now available for NGNA’s 2014 Annual Convention – we’re looking forward to seeing you in beautiful and historic San Antonio, Texas.
Join NGNA members and other like-minded professionals from October 2 - 4, 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 5th.
Click here to access more information – including the schedule-at-a-glance, sponsorship opportunities, and pre-convention session information. The conference brochure will be available to you on this page, starting on Monday, June 2.
- Register Online
- Schedule at-a-Glance
- Convention Brochure [PDF]
- Registration Form [PDF]
- Download Sponsor Brochure [PDF]
- Student Poster Abstracts
3493 Lansdowne Drive, Suite 2
Lexington, KY 40517
Toll Free: 800-723-0560 • Fax: 859-271-0607
Please contact NGNA Headquarters with any questions. We’re looking forward to seeing you in October!
Hotel InformationThe Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk hotel offers deluxe accommodations and a complete package of full service amenities to relax and delight visitors to the sunny Greater San Antonio metropolis. Walk to shopping, dining and the beautiful San Antonio Riverwalk. This downtown San Antonio hotel is also convenient to the San Antonio International Airport, just 9 miles away.
NGNA has reserved a special rate of only $149 per night, plus tax (currently 16.75%).
THURSDAY OCTOBER 2, 2014 – PRE-CONVENTION SESSIONS
|12:30 PM – 4:30 PM|| PRECONVENTION WORKSHOP: Geriatric Syndromes: Your Patient is Demonstrating What Symptoms?|
|4:30 PM – 5:00 PM||Moderator Meeting|
|5:00 PM – 5:30 PM||New Member/First Time Attendee Orientation|
|5:00 PM – 5:30 PM||Fellow’s Informational Session: All You Need to Know to Become an NGNA Fellow|
|5:30 PM - 5:45 PM|| OPENING SESSION & WELCOME|
PRESIDENT’S WELCOME: Mary Rita Hurley, RN, MPA, FNGNA
|5:45 PM - 7:00 PM||OPENING SESSION: GENERAL SESSION I – Health Promotion Among Older Hispanics|
Adriana Perez, PhD, ANP-BC
|7:00 PM - 9:00 PM|| WELCOME RECEPTION & POSTER SESSION
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2014
|7:30 AM – 8:30 AM||PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS & Annual Membership Meeting |
|8:30 AM – 9:45 AM||KEYNOTE PRESENTATION – Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient|
Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN
|10:00 AM– 11:00 AM|| GENERAL SESSION II: Pharmacotherapy in Older Adults |
Rebecca A. Rottman-Sagebiel, Pharm D, BCPS, CGP
|11:10 AM– 12:10 AM|| CONCURRENT SESSIONS I (see brochure for session descriptions)|
|11:45 AM – 1:30 PM|| LUNCH SERVED 12:00 – 1:15 PM |
Posters will be up [Earn CE with poster viewing].
NGNA Fellows Lunch
|1:30 PM– 2:30 PM|| NEW: Explore the Riverwalk with NGNA!|
|2:40 PM – 3:40 PM||CONCURRENT SESSIONS II (see brochure for session descriptions)|
|3:50 PM – 4:50 PM|| CONCURRENT SESSIONS II (repeat)|
|5:00 PM – 6:00 PM||COMMITTEE MEETINGS|
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2014
|8:10 AM – 9:10 AM||GENERAL SESSION IV: Why Hospital and Nursing Home Care Coordination Matters|
Judi Kulus, NHA, RN, MAT, C-NE, RAC-MT
Vice President, Curriculum Development
American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC)
|9:20 AM– 10:20 AM||CONCURRENT SESSIONS III (see brochure for session descriptions) |
|10:20 AM– 10:50 AM||Break|
|10:50 AM– 11:50 AM||CONCURRENT SESSIONS IV (see brochure for session descriptions)|
|12:00 PM – 1:45 PM|| AWARDS LUNCHEON|
|1:50 PM – 2:50 PM||CONCURRENT SESSIONS IV (repeat)|
|2:50 PM – 3:50 PM|| GENERAL SESSION V: Seeing Dementia From the Other Side of the Mirror: Appreciating What is Happening for the Person with Dementia So We Can Reduce Distress, Meet Needs, and Foster Positive Care Outcomes |
Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA
|3:50 PM– 4:05 PM|| President’s Closing Remarks |
|4:30 PM – 6:00 PM||STUDENT SESSION|
Poster PresentationsMelanie Duffy
Taking Nursing Practice to the Next Level: Advancing Practice and Certification
An Innovative Approach to Integrate Music Therapy in Acute Care within a Cost Containment Environment
Fred and Minnie Need Some Help: An Unfolding Case Study
Creative Strategies for Caring for the Older Adult: Nursing Students and Faculty Unite to Cultivate Gerontological Nursing in Clinical Settings
The Relationship between Self-Directedness and Health Promotion Behaviors in the Elderly
“In this group, I’m not different”
Resilience and Self-Transcendence in Older Women
Reducing Falls Using Another Pair of Eyes
Advancing Geriatric Palliative Care: Who, What, Where, and Why
The Influences of Anxiety, Depression, and Coping Strategies on Older People's Suicidal Ideation
Janice Crist & Beverly Heasley
Pet Care Promotes Resident Self Care: Nursing Students Practicing the Eden Alternative
Using the ANA Gerontological Nursing Scope & Standards of Practice (2010) to Measure Quality Within a Geriatric Clinic
Using change management to implement a delirium assessment tool in the ICU