NURSE KAREN'S NURSING HIGHLIGHT Vol .3: National Gerontological Nursing Association

  1. NURSE KAREN'S NURSING HIGHLIGHT Vol .3: National Gerontological Nursing Association (NGNA)

    This weeks focus is on a nursing association trying to improve the care of the elderly. Those nurses and CNA's in long term care, assisted living, nursing homes, adult med-surg and home health should check out their online journal. Karen


    National Gerontological Nursing Association (NGNA)

    7794 Grow Drive
    Pensacola, FL 32514-7072
    Business: 850-473-1174
    Fax: 580-484-8762
    Contact: Belinda E. Puetz, PhD, RN
    Email Address: NGNA@puetzamc.com

    website:http://www.ngna.org/

    The National Gerontological Nursing Association (NGNA) seeks to influence the health of older adults by enhancing the professionalism of gerontological nurses.

    Our mission is achieved by:

    1. Providing a forum in which gerontological nursing issues are
    identified and explored;

    2. Developing and supporting educational programs for nurses,
    health providers, and the general public;

    3. Educating and informing the general public on health issues -
    particularly those affecting older adults;

    4. Supporting innovative approaches in gerontological health care
    which will enable nurses, health providers, and the general
    public to better meet the needs of America's aging population;

    5. Disseminating information and research relating to
    gerontological nursing to all interested persons;

    6. Enhancing the professionalism of gerontological nurses and
    providing a forum for interaction and the exchange of ideas.

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    Membership includes subscription to Geriatric Nursing Journal.

    Active: $75.00/yr (to increase to $90.00 Oct.1,2001)
    Associate Member (non-nurses) $75.00/yr
    Nursing Assistant(send certificate for verification) $60.00/yr
    Student: fulltime undergraduates and Senior member over age 65 --$60.00 /yr
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    Link to online Geriatric Nursing Journal.

    http://www.harcourthealth.com/script...=current&id=gn

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    NGNA's Annual Convention : October 19-21, 2001, Denver, CO.
    Coming of Age:Healthcare Perspectives for the new Healthcare Majority

    Able to earn up to 25.2 Contact hours.

    Full convention rate $349.00. Also able to attend fullday workshops for $69.00, non members!

    Check out the multiple convention topics:
    http://www.ngna.org/html/convention.htm
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