NGNA Webinar: December 10

NGNA Webinar: Using Your Voice: Legislation and Advocating for Older Adults: Thursday, December 10, 1:00 pm EST

Professional nurses are in a pivotal position to advocate for health policy by addressing critical issues that jeopardize the current health care system and professional practice. Join Professor Carol Amann, of Gannon University, to discuss advocacy initiatives that you can implement as we work to improve the care of older adults.


Webinar: Developing Cultural Awareness in Nursing Students

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 1:00 pm EST Speaker: Linda Hassler, RN, MS, GCNS-BC, FNGNA Associate Clinical Professor, Nurse Residency Program at Rutgers University Piscataway Township, NJ

2015 Updated AGS Beers Criteria

The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) released its 2015 Updated Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults. For more than 20 years, the Beers Criteria have served as a valued resource for healthcare professionals about the safety of prescribing medications to older adults. In fact, the AGS Beers Criteria have become one of the most frequently used reference tools in the field of geriatrics. The AGS Beers Criteria were previously updated in 2012.

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Request for Nominations - IOM Study on Decreasing Risk of Developing Alzheimer's-Type Dementia

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) is searching for experts in the scientific, technical, and health professions to be considered for a study committee titled “Decreasing the Risk of Developing Alzheimer's-Type Dementia, Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Age-Related Cognitive Impairment.”

Click for information regarding the scope of work and expertise needed. Nominations are due by October 14, 2015.

NGNA 2015 Convention Photos

Click here to view photos from the 2015 NGNA Annual Convention. Please note, additional photos are coming soon!