This education activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for approval of up to hours of accredited education
Application for CME credit will be submitted to the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
Cost for Continuing Education is $30. Registration will be available online (see button below) and onsite in Austin.
Here are four good reasons you need to attend!
NHCGNE's Leadership Conference attendees are a virtual "who's who" of gerontological nursing. The biggest names in gerontological nursing will be joining us, and you will have access to them in a personal setting; You will hear first hand about the research that is going on now and find out how you can implement it into practice.
Have an opportunity to have a discussion with the Administrator of HRSA. Hear firsthand what is going on at HRSA and participate in the Q&A session!
The Leadership Conference gives you a chance to meet more professionals in geriatrics, and in related fields, who you can stay connected with and possibly collaborate with in the future. It's not just nurses; NHCGNE's Leadership Conference is interprofessional in nature, with social workers, psychologists, doctors and more as speakers and attendees. There is real opportunity for collaboration.
You will hear first-hand about the research that is going on now and find out how you can implement it into practice.
The objectives of the conference are to:
Raise awareness of opportunities to participate in NIH FOA initiatives supporting PWD such that research evidence from modest advances in therapeutic and preventive strategies might be better communicated and utilized across disciplines.
Strengthen participants in the rigorous design, execution, analysis and reporting of quality data supporting non-pharmacological interventions for persons from diverse communities with dementia (PWD).
Assist early career attendees in orchestrating full research careers in aging and caregiving for PWD through mentoring activities targeting early career paired with senior scientists.
Poster submissions are now being accepted. Presenters are required to pay a $25 abstract processing fee and the registration fee for the conference. Abstracts should be submitted by September 13, 2019.
Click here for full details and submission of Posters.
Click here to download the informational poster to share with your colleagues!
The National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (NHCGNE) is pleased to announce sponsorship opportunities that can demonstrate your commitment to improving the health of and nursing care for older persons, especially those suffering from dementia and other mental illnesses.
Thank You To Our Sponsors!
NHCGNE Child/Family Caregiving Grants
At a time when attending meetings can be most beneficial, early-career scientists and others often struggle to balance family care needs, funds, and care logistics. In response to this oft-expressed challenge, the NHCGNE is offering grants issued to families to spend on childcare as best suits their needs.
2019 NHCGNE Geropsychiatric Nursing Collaborative Breakfast
You are invited to the 2019 Geropsychiatric Nursing Breakfast at the Austin Hilton. The Austin Hilton connects to the Convention Center.
Our event will be held at the Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, TX. We encourage you to reserve rooms using the GSA conference room block. Most of the hotels are within walking distance to the convention center. You are also welcome to use alternative housing, Airbnb, expedia, etc…
Parking and Metro information can be found by click here.
Note: The NHCGNE Leadership Conference immediately precedes the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting which will take place at the JW Marriott Austin (110 E 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701) and the Austin Convention Center (500 E Cesar Chavez St., Austin, TX 78701).