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November 18 is National Memory Screening Day


The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America has developed The Road to Early Detection and Care* (AFA C.A.R.E.S.) program as part of its national initiative to promote early detection and intervention for those concerned about memory loss as well as to educate the public about successful aging.

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NGNA/ABNF Webinar to be held Tuesday, December 16th

Mark Your Calendars! NGNA/ABNF Webinar to be held Tuesday, December 16th at 1:00 p.m. EST.

NGNA and the Association of Black Nursing Faculty (ABNF) are pleased to jointly present a webinar to their members on Tuesday, December 16th at 1:00 pm EST, titled Teaching Cultural Awareness to Nursing Students. To register for the webinar, click here.

The faculty member for this activity is:

Linda Hassler, RN, GCNS-BC, MSN, FNGNA
Clinical Associate Professor
Rutgers University
Newark, New Jersey

This faculty member has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Linda Hassler is currently a Clinical Associate Professor at Rutgers University. Previously, she developed the Cultural Ambassador program at Meridian Health in Neptune, New Jersey. She is a member of the Transcultural Nursing Society, and a Fellow with the Stanford Geriatric Education Center. Linda has been an active member of NGNA since 2007, and has previously served on its Board of Directors for two years as a Director-at-Large.

At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to:
  • Define ethnogeriatrics
  • Describe steps to enhance cultural awareness among nursing students

This activity has been submitted to Montana Nurses Association for approval to award one contact hour. Montana Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
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Geriatric Nursing Journal Call for Submissions

Consider submitting your manuscripts on innovative research or clinical work and projects relevant to care of older adults to Geriatric Nursing. Geriatric Nursing is one of our premier journals addressing the care of older adults and publications are disseminated widely to multiple association members including members of NGNA; the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association; the American Assisted Living Nursing Association; NICHE members; and the nursing members of the American Geriatric Society. In addition Geriatric Nursing has a wide electronic and individual subscription dissemination.

Addition Reasons to submit to Geriatric Nursing:
  • Terrific Impact Factor for a specialty nursing journal
  • Average first decision response time of 4 weeks
  • Average time from submission to acceptance of 6 months, including revisions
  • Opportunity to be recognized in your area of specialization
We invite and encourage student work and Doctor of Nursing Practice work as well as publications from dissertations and those engaged in ongoing research activities and advanced clinical work. Submissions should be forward to Ibby Tanner and Alyce Ashcraft.
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Nurse in Washington Internship

March 15-17, 2015
The Westin Crystal City
Arlington, VA

The Nurse in Washington Internship (NIWI) provides nurses the opportunity to learn how to influence health care through the legislative and regulatory processes. Participants learn from health policy experts and government officials, network with other nurses, and visit members of Congress. Legislative 'asks' will be provided for the attendees to practice with and present in their meetings with their members of Congress.

For more information, click here.
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NGNA Call for Volunteers

If you are interested in contributing your skills and you are an active member, please fill out the information in the form at the link below for consideration of a committee appointment. NGNA’s leadership looks forward to your participation.

Due November 7, 2014. Click here to complete the volunteer form.