Gerontological nurses are located all over the state and we work in a variety of clinical settings including long term care facilities, clinics, home health care, education, and administration. Members of the Gerontological Nursing Council are nurses leading change to prevent falls and improve quality of care and life for older adults and their families.
To provide communication and resources for nurses across NC to build knowledge related to best practice in the care of older adults.
To improve quality of care delivered to older North Carolinians.
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Interested in joining the Council on Gerontological Nursing? We would love to have you! NCNA members can join any council by updating their profile. Click on the “Account” tab, then choose “Personal Info” on the left side of the page, and scroll down to choose the councils you wish to join. Don’t forget to hit “Save” at the bottom! If you have any questions, feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
J. Clorrice Briggs, MBA, MSN, RN
Director of Compliance & Risk Management
Debroah Hummer, DNP, MSN, RN, GCNS-BC
University of North Carolina @ Pembroke School of Nursing
Assisant Professor, Nursing
Amber Hester, DNP, AGPCNP-BC
NP Resident, Durham VA
Autumn Henson, DNP, APRN, GNP-BC, WCC
University of North Carolina @ Greensboro, School of Nursing
Assistant Clinical Professor
Deborah Lekan, PhD, RN, GERO-BC
Gerontological Nurse Consultant
Awards and Scholarship Committee Chair
Tomika Williams, PhD, AGPCNP-C, RN
Advanced Practice Provider Clinical Director
Andrea Novak, PhD, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, FAEN
AEN Services, LLC; Presidentr
Aspen University School of Nursing, Graduate Nursing Program; Professor
Anne Rich, MSN, RN
MountainCare Adult Day Services, Hendersonville NC;
Health Care Coordinator Adult Day
Elder Care Consulting Services, Flat Rock NC;
Geriatric Care Manager, Aging Life Care Manager
Laura Capranica, RN, BSN, MA
Novant Health, Inc
B. Suzy Diggle-Fox, PhD, GNP, ANP, BC
University of North Carolina @ Wilmington, CHHS, School of Nursing