Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing Partners with NGNA to Improve Nursing Care for Older Adults


The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing (HIGN) and NGNA have joined together to launch a new webinar series to improve nursing care for older adults. The one-hour webinars will be held every month, and then archived on the Hartford Institute e-Learning center (

These webinars are part of a Gerontological Certification Review “Package” that builds upon the resources of HIGN and NGNA as well as provides resources to improve nursing care of older for all practicing nurses and educators. The webinars, presented by expert faculty from NGNA and HIGN, will present clinical topics relevant to improving the delivery of healthcare to older adults, covering topics such as patient- and family-centered care approach to delirium, fall prevention, medication management, diabetes management . Partners of HIGN and members of NGNA will be able to access these webinars and other resources developed by the Hartford Institute, including the Geronotological Nursing Certification Review Course and other online learning modules, at discounted rates.

NGNA President Interview at

Click here to read an interview with NGNA President Amy Cotton and other nursing leaders at on changes to the field of gerontological nursing.

Save the Date! 2013 NGNA Annual Convention

2013 NGNA Annual Convention: October 3-5, 2013
A Clear Vision of Care for the Older Adult
Hilton Clearwater Beach
Clearwater, Florida

Mark your calendar for the NGNA 2013 Annual Convention in Clearwater, Florida – the place to be for education and networking with others who have a passion for the care of the older adult. Join us in Clearwater, Florida – a gorgeous area that truly lives up to its name. Enjoy the sunshine, beautiful beaches and picturesque setting of this resort destination.

Program highlights include:
  • Pre-conference sessions including the Gerontological Nursing Certification Review Course
  • Keynote and General Sessions featuring leaders in gerontological nursing
  • Concurrent sessions with a research session track
  • Research & evidence-based practice poster session
  • Educational exhibits
  • Networking opportunities
The Call for Abstracts will be listed shortly, and registration will be available in May 2013. Watch your inbox – NGNA members will receive emails when this information is available!

Hotel reservations are available now! The convention will be held at the Hilton Clearwater Beach, with views overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. NGNA has reserved a special rate of $155 per night, plus tax (currently 12%). Please mention that you are an attendee of the NGNA convention when reserving your rooms.

For more information, contact the NGNA National Office at 1-800-723-0560, or email

We look forward to seeing you in Clearwater!

2013 Nurse in Washington Internship

The Nursing Organizations Alliance™ is offering three scholarships for the 2013 Nurse in Washington Internship™ (NIWI™) program, scheduled for March 17-19, 2013. The scholarships provide assistance to nurses to help offset the costs associated with attending NIWI™. The Alliance is offering one full scholarship, one registration only scholarship, and one student registration only scholarship.

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CGNA 2013 Conference - Registration Site Now Open!

The Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association 2013 Conference will be held at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel from May 29 - June 1, 2013

The conference theme is “Personhood & Caring: Honouring the Older Adult’s Life Journey”. 

Registration is now open!  Register now to take advantage of the early registration rate.

The discounted member’s rate has been extended to all NGNA members!