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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.
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Congratulations to NGNA’s 2014 Award Winners!

The following awards were presented during the President’s Awards Luncheon at the recent 2014 NGNA Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas.

Distinguished Service Award
Presented to: Emily Hilderman, DNP

Outstanding Nurse Educator Award
Presented to: Barbara Heise, PhD, APRN, CNE

Excellence in Gerontological Nursing Award – APRN
Presented to: JoAnn Coleman, DNP, RN, MS, MA, ANP, ACNP, AOCN

Excellence in Gerontological Nursing Award – RN
Presented to: Doris Johnson, RN

Excellence in Gerontological Nursing Award – LPN/LVN
Presented to: Babatunde O. Alegbeleye, LPN

Judith Braun Excellence in Research Award
Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Preparedness as de facto Mental Health Provider for the Depressed Older Adult
Lorraine M. Novosel, PhD, CRNP, ANP-BC, GNP-BC

Innovations in Practice Award
An Innovative Approach to Integrate Music Therapy in Acute Care within a Cost Containment Environment
Sue Durkin, MSN, CCRN, CCNS

Recognition of Scholarship Recipients Mary Opal Wolanin Scholarship
2014 Graduate Recipient:
Briana Pefley, BSN, RN

2014 Undergraduate Recipients:
Theresa Jepsen
Jessica Marshall

Conferment of 2014 NGNA Fellows
Carol Ann Amann, MSN, BSN, RN-BC, FNGNA
Denise Lyons, MSN, RN, GCNS-BC, ACNS-BC, FNGNA
Anita Meehan, MSN, RN-BC, ONC, FNGNA
Colleen Steinhauser, MSN, RN, BC, FNGNA
Diana Sturdevant, MS, GNC-BC, APRN, FNGNA
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Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association Conference

18th Biennial Conference
May 27-30, 2015 ~ Charlottetown, PEI

This year’s CGNA Conference will cross bridges between disciplines, generations, and practices to overcome challenges and promote innovation in gerontological nursing.

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2014 Convention Photo Gallery Now Available


Photos from the 2014 NGNA Annual Convention are now available. Click here to access the photo gallery.