National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence

National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence Enhance and sustain the capacity and competency of nurses NHCGNE is a 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to enhance and sustain the capacity and competency of nurses to provide quality care to older adults.
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We build upon the legacy of The John A. Hartford Foundation, which represents the gold standard of excellence in gerontology. Join us for the opportunity to build your institution into a gerontological nursing powerhouse.

Mission: Enhance and sustain the capacity and competency of nurses to provide quality care to older adults through: faculty development, advancing gerontological nursing science, facilitating adoption of best practices, fostering leadership, and designing and shaping policy.

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We asked Myla Magno, her favorite experience as a gerontological nurse expert educator & Todd Monroe, why he become a ge...
03/01/2021

We asked Myla Magno, her favorite experience as a gerontological nurse expert educator & Todd Monroe, why he become a gerontological nurse educator. Both are recipients of the 2020 DEGN Award. Check out what they said here 👉https://conta.cc/3jVDLd8

Here is the link to the All About Nursing radio show. http://ow.ly/V5OY50DKkFU
02/26/2021
All About Nursing (90) Quality Care for Older Adults

Here is the link to the All About Nursing radio show.

http://ow.ly/V5OY50DKkFU

This week, my guests are Ellarene Duis Sanders PhD, RN, Executive Director, National Hartford Center for Gerontological Nursing Excellence and Alyce Ashcraft, PhD, RN, President of the National Hartford Center for Gerontological Nursing Excellence

You are invited to apply for a Certificate of Recognition for Excellence as a Distinguished Educator in Gerontological N...
02/25/2021

You are invited to apply for a Certificate of Recognition for Excellence as a Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing! The application deadline is 6/9/2021. Take a look at the award eligibility criteria and submit your application today
👉 http://ow.ly/DDZn50DHHQb

Have you heard 👂? The 2021 NHCGNE DEGN Applications Are Now Open 💻  Apply here today 👉 http://ow.ly/h4iN50DHHQc
02/23/2021

Have you heard 👂? The 2021 NHCGNE DEGN Applications Are Now Open 💻 Apply here today 👉 http://ow.ly/h4iN50DHHQc

2021 NHCGNE Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing Program is now open! Apply today & join an elite group of l...
02/16/2021

2021 NHCGNE Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing Program is now open! Apply today & join an elite group of leaders 💻👉 https://bit.ly/2ZjrYfe

12/16/2020

According to the COVID Tracking Project at the Atlantic, Less than 1% of America’s population lives in long-term care facilities, but as of December 10, 2020, this tiny fraction of the country accounts for 39% of US COVID-19 deaths. http://ow.ly/AxzE50CNCnF

12/01/2020

NHCGNE urges Governors to incorporate CDC Guidelines in vaccine plans that address who will receive first tier doses. #CDCVaccineRecs

Join us for the Mentoring Program meeting after the Final Word!
10/29/2020

Join us for the Mentoring Program meeting after the Final Word!

#Repost Joel G. Anderson, PhD, CHTP, FGSAMy @utknursing  colleague @TraceyVitoriPhD  is presenting her poster now at #NH...
10/29/2020

#Repost Joel G. Anderson, PhD, CHTP, FGSA
My @utknursing colleague @TraceyVitoriPhD is presenting her poster now at #NHCGNE2020! @UTKnursingrese1

Our conference is coming to a close -- join us for a final word at 6:55 pm with Executive Director, Ellarene Sanders!
10/29/2020

Our conference is coming to a close -- join us for a final word at 6:55 pm with Executive Director, Ellarene Sanders!

Tune into Tracey Vitori's poster titled "Movement and memory: Association between physical activity and cognition in car...
10/29/2020

Tune into Tracey Vitori's poster titled "Movement and memory: Association between physical activity and cognition in cardiovascular patients"! #NHCGNE2020

We cant wait to listen to Huemer Uy's poster titled "Parenting The Second Time Around: The Lived Experience of Grandpare...
10/29/2020

We cant wait to listen to Huemer Uy's poster titled "Parenting The Second Time Around: The Lived Experience of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren" #NHCGNE2020

"What Will My Life Be Like at Age 70?: Perspectives of Undergraduate Students in an Aging Course" is coming up next with...
10/29/2020

"What Will My Life Be Like at Age 70?: Perspectives of Undergraduate Students in an Aging Course" is coming up next with Susan Lowey! #NHCGNE2020

10/29/2020

Angelica Ferrazzi's poster titled "In Beers We Trust: Using Deprescribing Tools to Reduce Inappropriate Polypharmacy in Adults Age ≥ 65" is starting now!

Join us for our Poster Flash Talks at 6:10 pm! This session has been sponsored by UCLA #NHCGNE2020
10/29/2020

Join us for our Poster Flash Talks at 6:10 pm! This session has been sponsored by UCLA #NHCGNE2020

If conference attendees donate today you are entered into a raffle for 3 prizes! Winners will be announced tonight at th...
10/29/2020

If conference attendees donate today you are entered into a raffle for 3 prizes! Winners will be announced tonight at the closing of the conference. https://www.nhcgne.org/donate

#Repost from  Karen Devereaux Melillo Dr. Kathy Wright sharing with Geropsychiatric Nursing Collaborative at #NHCGNE2020
10/29/2020

#Repost from Karen Devereaux Melillo
Dr. Kathy Wright sharing with Geropsychiatric Nursing Collaborative at #NHCGNE2020

10/29/2020

Please consider donating to our NHCGNE Grant Fund designed to help fund the research of NHCGNE members. We began collecting for this fund at the 2019 Leadership Conference, while it was a good start, we have a ways to go. https://conta.cc/37YN9cd #NHCGNE2020

WOW!  We can't believe it is already day 3 for #NHCGNE2020! Let us know what your favorite experience or session has bee...
10/29/2020

WOW! We can't believe it is already day 3 for #NHCGNE2020! Let us know what your favorite experience or session has been so far!

Enjoying the conference?  Make sure you fill out your session evaluations to gain CNE Credit!
10/29/2020

Enjoying the conference? Make sure you fill out your session evaluations to gain CNE Credit!

#repost from Melissa Batchelor, PhD, RN, FNP, FAANMore 2020 challenges -  juggling more than one #virtualconference toni...
10/28/2020

#repost from Melissa Batchelor, PhD, RN, FNP, FAAN
More 2020 challenges - juggling more than one #virtualconference tonight including the #NHCGNE2020. Hopped over to the
@NHCGNE Mary Stark Harper lecture recipient Dr. Neville Strumpf and Dr. Ann Kolanowski #NursingResearch #geriatrics
@johnahartford
#NurseWhoTweet

#Repost from Donna FickMary Starke Harper honoree Dr. Neville Strumpf being interviewed by Dr. Ann Kolanowski. #NHCGNE20...
10/28/2020

#Repost from Donna Fick
Mary Starke Harper honoree Dr. Neville Strumpf being interviewed by Dr. Ann Kolanowski. #NHCGNE2020 Sharing her words of wisdom, research passion and how she led restraint and aging research.

Thank you to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center for sponsoring our Mary Starke Harper Excellence in Leadership...
10/28/2020

Thank you to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center for sponsoring our Mary Starke Harper Excellence in Leadership Interview this year! #NHCGNE2020

Dr. Strumpf is an internationally-renowned scholar & educator in geriatric nursing. From her research on the harms of ph...
10/28/2020

Dr. Strumpf is an internationally-renowned scholar & educator in geriatric nursing. From her research on the harms of physical restraints in the care of frail older adults, to her decades of teaching at PSU, she is a tireless advocate for high-quality elder care. #NHCGNE2020

Thank you to Penn State College of Nursing for sponsoring this years DEGN Award Ceremony & a HUGE congratulations to the...
10/28/2020

Thank you to Penn State College of Nursing for sponsoring this years DEGN Award Ceremony & a HUGE congratulations to the 2020 Distinguished Educators!

10/28/2020

Who is excited for our 2020 Distinguished Educators to be announced? #NHCGNE2020

Day 2 is about to start! Who's excited?!
10/28/2020

Day 2 is about to start! Who's excited?!

We're getting excited for our next keynote speaker, Adriana Perez, PhD, ANP-BC, FAAN from University of Pennsylvania! #N...
10/28/2020

We're getting excited for our next keynote speaker, Adriana Perez, PhD, ANP-BC, FAAN from University of Pennsylvania! #NHCGNE2020

What did you think of the networking sessions? What one did you go to?  Let us know!
10/27/2020

What did you think of the networking sessions? What one did you go to? Let us know!

Make sure you pop into the International Collaborations networking session with Claudia Lai or the Complexity of Caregiv...
10/27/2020

Make sure you pop into the International Collaborations networking session with Claudia Lai or the Complexity of Caregiving/African Americans Families with Glenna Brewster and Kalisha Bonds! #NHCGNE2020

10/27/2020

Are you in our keynote session with Barbara Resnick? #NHCGNE2020

Our welcome and business meeting is about to start!
10/27/2020

Our welcome and business meeting is about to start!

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The U.S. health care system serves a large and growing population of older adults. By 2020, the numbers of older citizens will not only challenge the traditional notions of “old age,” they will also test the capacity of the nation’s health care system.

In 2000, in partnership with the American Academy of Nursing, the John A. Hartford Foundation launched the multi-million dollar Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity (BAGNC) Program to: (1) expand the scholarly and leadership base in geriatric nursing, and (2) establish centers of geriatric nursing excellence in top tier schools of nursing to enhance the schools’ infrastructure and capacity to grow the next generation of researchers and leaders.

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Peggye Dilworth Anderson speaking about Ways Forward I Alzheimer’s Dementia Caregiving Research and Application.
Mary Wakefield PhD, RN, FAAN speaking about advocacy in rural America at Leadership Conference today.
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Attention nurses seeking funding for pre-evidence, nurse-driven programs focused on serious illness and end of life care for vulnerable populations. New Call for Proposals for $50,000, 1-year awards from the Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation. Letters of Intent due April 29.
Hi NHCGNE! There is a new RFP out from the Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation for our Emergent Innovation Program to jumpstart bold, early-stage nursing-driven interventions to health challenges faced by vulnerable populations. Apply!
Reserve your seat today for this year's NHCGNE leadership conference! http://www.nhcgne.net/annual-conference