SUNA Endorses GAPNA ‘Proficiencies for the APRN Gerontological Specialist’

Given the population demographics in the United States and around the world, SUNA agrees with the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA) in their support of an advanced practice nursing workforce with specialized expertise in the care of the older adult. GAPNA has developed a Consensus Statement on the Proficiencies for the APRN Gerontological Specialist.

SUNA Joins the Nursing Community in Supporting VHA Proposed Rule to Recognize APRNs as Full Practice Providers in VA Facilities

SUNA joins the Nursing Community in reiterating its steadfast support for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration's Proposed Rule (Federal Register Document 2016-12338, RIN 2900-AP44) published on May 25, 2016. The Nursing Community believes the Department has taken the necessary next step toward improving Veterans’ access to safe, high-quality care by publishing this proposed rule and urges the VHA to move forward with its full implementation.

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