NGNA Insider August 2014

Spur into Action! Deadlines to Save are Approaching!

Time is running out to save on the hotel and registration rates for NGNA's 2014 Annual Convention in beautiful and historic San Antonio, Texas, October 2-4. To save, you must spur into action and register soon and book your hotel room at the Wyndham Riverwalk Hotel.

The hotel room rate, reserved for Convention attendees, is only $149.00 per night, plus tax. This rate ends August 29th, so register today to save! To make reservations by phone, dial 1-888-623-2800. To make reservations online:
  • Go to
  • Click “Reservations”
  • Enter desired arrival and departure dates
  • Click “Special Rates & Codes”
  • Enter NGNA’s group code: 09256884NG
  • Click “Enter”
  • Click “Find It”
Register now to qualify for the discounted registration rate, available through September 5th.

Click here to access more information – including the schedule-at-a-glance, sponsorship opportunities, and pre-convention session information.

Please contact NGNA Headquarters with any questions. We’re looking forward to seeing you in San Antonio!

2014 Annual Convention - Sponsors Needed!

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 conference 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.

To download the Sponsorship Brochure, click here.

HIGN/NGNA Webinar Series

The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing has partnered with the National Gerontological Nursing Association to launch a webinar series to improve nursing care for older adults. The cost is $99.00, however, NGNA members are entitled to a 50% discount when registering for this webinar series! Enter the code NGNA0314 when prompted at checkout to receive this savings. To register, click here.

The next webinar will be September 3, with the topic Mistreatment Detection and Older Adults, presented by Billy A. Caceres, AGPCNP-BC, RN-BC.

Click here to register.

NGNA/ABNF Webinar Series

NGNA and the Association of Black Nursing Faculty (ABNF) are pleased to jointly present a webinar to their members on Thursday, September 25 at 1:00 pm EST with the title Cultural Awareness and Family Caregiving: Taking Care of the Caregiver. To register for the webinar, click here.

NGNA Announces 2014 Fellows Candidates

Fellow status is an honor conferred by NGNA on individuals nominated for this recognition. Fellow status is intended to recognize outstanding leadership in gerontological nursing for distinguished contributions to the field. Individuals at all stages of career development are eligible to be nominated for Fellow status. This year’s candidates for Fellows designation are:
  • Anita Meehan, MSN, RN-BC, ONC
  • Carol Amann, MSN, BSN, RN-BC
  • Colleen Steinhauser, MSN, RN, BC
  • Denise Lyons, MSN, RN, GCNS-BC, ACNS-BC
  • Diana Sturdevant, Ph.D.(c), GCNS-BC, APRN, CDONA

The candidates will be conferred at the NGNA 2014 Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas during the awards luncheon on Saturday October 4.