Medicare Hospital “Observation Stay” and the SNF Benefit

Medicare’s Hospital “Observation Stay” precludes using the SNF Benefit

  • Opportunities for NGNA member action on Observation Stays:
  • Educate patients and the public in your community and workplace about Observation stays
  • Collect and share Observation Stay examples
  • Find Republican and Democratic Senate and House co-sponsors for Improving the Medicare Access Act of 2017

NGNA Call for Abstracts 2017

Call for Presentation and Poster Abstracts

NGNA call for abstracts is now open for poster and podium presentations at the 2017 conference. Abstracts should focus on evidence based, clinical, and innovative approaches that positively impacted patients, staff and students in any health care setting.

2017 NGNA Conference
October 28-29 • Chicago, IL
Abstract Submission Deadline: May 31, 2017
Abstract Status Notification: June 31, 2017

Submit your abstract

Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association Call for Abstracts

A note from Mollie Cole, President-Elect of CGNA:

Hello NGNA colleagues – I met many of you at your wonderful conference last October and invited you to join us in Ottawa, Ontario Canada for our CGNA conference to be held May 4-6 2017. Our call for abstracts to the conference is open: Please consider submitting an abstract by following this link - the deadline to apply is October 21, 2016. Any of the papers I attended at the NGNA conference would be ‘right at home’ at our CGNA conference!

Scholarship Opportunities Available for GeroFocus 2016

NGNA is proud to offer scholarship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to attend GeroFocus 2016: Conference on Gerontology. Award recipients will be recognized at the event, which takes place Sunday, October 23 – Tuesday, October 25 at The Alexander Hotel in Indianapolis.

Click here to access the application. Please email all applications to Courtney Devine at NGNA Headquarters. All applications must be received by NGNA Headquarters by Wednesday, September 21st.