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NGNA Sponsor Prospectus Now Available


Connect Yourself with Your Target Audience With the extreme competitiveness in today’s world, it is imperative that you network yourself and your business in order to gain an edge on the competition. This year’s will give you a great opportunity to do just that, as over 200 gerontological nurses are expected to be in attendance. There are countless benefits you could gain from attending this year’s convention. Click here for more information.
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Upcoming NGNA Webinar - Register Today!

*Please note, this webinar is for NGNA members only.*


Spotlight on Nursing Practice: LPNs and RNs in the Nursing Home Setting
 
Part 1: Leadership, Communication and the Healthcare Environment
 
Thursday, April 7, 2016
2:00 pm EST/1:00 pm CST
 
This activity is designed for LPNs and RNs in the LTC setting. Leadership skills for LPNs in the LTC environment, and their role in the care of older adults, will be emphasized.
 
At the conclusion of this activity, attendees will be able to:
  • State different communication styles in the work environment.
  • Describe the role of the LPN in the current health care environment.
  • Identify the role of the LPN in Team Building. 
Presenters:
Cheryl Kruschke, EdD, MS, RN, CNE
Loretto Heights School of Nursing
Regis University
NGNA LTC SIG Co-Chair
Denver, CO 
 
Linda Bub, MSN, RN, GCNS-BC
Gerontological Clinical Nurse Specialist
NGNA LTC SIG Co-Chair
Milwaukee, WI
 
Click
here to register online for this activity. You will be sent login details with confirmation, upon registering online.
 
This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
 
Coming in May: Part 2: Safety Improvement with Fall and Infection Prevention
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2016 NICHE Conference: June 22, 2016

The 2016 NICHE COnference will be held Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at the Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale, NJ.

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Omaha Gero Nursing Conference

Mark Your Calendars for the 2016 August NICHE-AgeWISE Collaborative Conference, held in Omaha! Click the following link for details: NICHE-AgeWISE Collaborative: Best Practices in Gerontological Care August 26, 2016

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NGNA Introduces Institutional Membership – Join With Your Colleagues and Save!

NGNA is pleased to introduce a new membership option – the Institutional Membership.

NGNA’s Institutional Membership involves a reduced membership rate for yourself and nine of your colleagues, bundled into one package to ensure less paperwork and more savings. Institutional members will receive one renewal notice, due at the end of each year, for a calendar membership that is renewable annually in one transaction, for ten individuals. As an Institutional Member, you’ll have the following options:
  • Institutional Membership – Standard: This membership includes all benefits for ten individuals from your workplace, renewable annually.
    Cost: $1100 – a savings of $140 per year.
  • FIRST TIME Institutional Members may join at this level and receive a 50% savings: a Standard Institutional Membership will be $550 for the first year of membership. Please contact Courtney Devine (cdevine@ngna.org) to register for this membership if you meet this requirement.
  • Institutional Membership – Conference: This membership includes all benefits for ten individuals from your workplace, renewable annually. It will also include two complimentary conference registrations for the 2016 Annual Conference (October 23-25 in Indianapolis, Indiana) – valued at at least $500 each.
    Cost: $1500 – saving $740 per year.
As Institutional Members of NGNA, you and nine of your colleagues will enjoy the following benefits:
  • The Geriatric Nursing Journal: Your NGNA membership fee includes a subscription to the most widely circulated professional journal for gerontological nurses. Geriatric Nursing includes a special NGNA section in each issue. Institutional members will receive five copies each of this quarterly mailing, for distribution among colleagues.
  • NGNA Insider: NGNA Insider is a monthly email newsletter that keeps NGNA members up-to-date with industry and association news. Also included are dates for upcoming events and continuing education opportunities. All ten members affiliated with your Institutional Membership will receive NGNA’s regular email blasts, including the NGNA Insider.
  • Committee Involvement: Through active research, scholarship and education committees, along with an outstanding awards program, NGNA is committed to the professional development of gerontological nurses. Take one of the many opportunities to join these committees to further your development, meet fellow members, and exchange ideas monthly.
  • Educational Opportunities: NGNA will host GeroFocus 2016 – a revamped gerontology conference, taking place October 23-25 in Indianapolis. Members will receive a discounted rate on this opportunity to receive contact hours and network with fellow gerontological nurses around the country. NGNA also offers regular webinars, approved for CE credits and presented by members, for members, at no cost.
What are you waiting for? Join with your colleagues today and save! Click here to access the online form and get started. Please contact NGNA Headquarters with any questions.