October 16-19, 2014 at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort
Care Practices in the Geriatrics Continuum 2014"
The Florida Chapters of Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association Joins Best Care Practices in the Geriatrics Continuum. Click here for more information.
The Florida Medical
Directors Association (FMDA) is the official state
chapter of the American Medical Directors Association and a Specialty
Society of the Florida Medical Association. It is based in West Palm
Beach, Florida. FMDA represents nearly 250 medical directors, attending
physicians, physician assistants, and advanced registered nurse
practitioners in Florida’s postacute care continuum including subacute
care, hospice, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities, as well
as in continuing care retirement communities. The mission of FMDA is to
promote the highest quality care as patients’ transition through the
long term care continuum. FMDA is dedicated to providing leadership,
professional education and advocacy for the inter-professional team.
Florida Chapters - Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (FL-GAPNA). GAPNA was founded in 1981, by a small group of GNPs with the intention of offering the first continuing education conferences designed specifically to meet the needs of advanced practice nurses. Currently, GAPNA represents nearly 10,000 certified advanced practice nurses who work with older adults in a wide variety of practice settings. GAPNA is the organization of choice for advanced practice nurses who want to pursue continuing education in gerontological care and who seek peer support from experienced clinicians. The FL-GAPNA Chapter and the Florida Gulf Coast Chapters both operate in the state of Florida.
National Association Directors of Nursing Administration (NADONA)
Since 1986, NADONA has been the leading advocate and educational
organization for DONs, ADONs and RNs in Long-Term Care (LTC). NADONA/LTC
was founded by dedicated LTC professionals, and its board of trustees
still consists of LTC professionals. NADONA understands daily
challenges, and are here to provide nurses with the tools they need for
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