36th AGM and Education Day 2017

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36th AGM and Education Day

Friday, April 21st, 2017 – Radisson Hotel, Red Deer, AB


President's Welcome - Thursday, April 20th, 2017

1900h - 2100h

We would like to invite all AGNA members and guests to the President's Welcome on Thursday, April 20th, from 1900 - 2100, in the lounge of the Radisson Hotel the evening prior to our annual education day. This will be an informal session for you to come and get to know and network with other AGNA members and guests in an informal setting and have some fun!

 

SCHEDULE for Friday, April 21st, 2017

0700 – 0800 – Registration and Breakfast

0800 – 0915 – Annual General Meeting

0915 – 0930 – Welcome and Greetings

0930 – 1030 – John Brown:  An Aging in Place Housing Option

1030 – 1050 – Nutrition Break

1050 – 1150 – Jody Barrett and Michelle Frank – Role of the Transition Coordinator and Transition Services in the Edmonton and Central Zones

1150 – 1245 – Lunch

1245 – 1415 – Pansy Angevine: Death, dying and dementia, Advance care planning and the Community role in Palliative Care.

1415 – 1435 – Nutrition Break

1435 – 1520 - Dana Zawortny: Edmonton EMS Urgent Response Team … What do we do?

1520 – 1600 – Mentorship in Gerontology – Panel Discussion

1600 – 1615 – Wrap-up



ABOUT THE SPEAKERS

John Brown:  An Aging in Place Housing Option

John Brown is an Associate Professor of the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Calgary. His research explores new forms of aging-in-place housing.  These single and multi-family residences can easily adapt to meet changing levels of physical and cognitive ability, chronic disease, and critical illness while still maintaining their essential domestic character and the agency of the resident.

Jody Barrett and Michelle Frank – Role of the Transition Coordinator and Transition Services in the Edmonton and Central Zones

A review of the role of Transition Services Program and Transition Coordinators in assessing and finding suitable living arrangements for individuals needing designated living options.

Pansy Angevine: Death, dying and dementia, Advance care planning and the Community role in Palliative Care.

Pansy Angevine has taken her passion for nursing, palliative care, and volunteering and put them together to direct both her career and her life. As such, she currently works as Manager of Transitions, Specialty Programs and New Initiatives with Alberta Health Services in the Central Zone.

Dana Zawortny: Edmonton EMS Urgent Response Team … What do we do?

Edmonton EMS Urgent Response Team is a team of NP’s and Paramedics working together with specialty diagnostics on their ambulances to attend facility and supportive living sites with intent of being able to treat in place. The team provides IV antibiotics, hydration, urgent x-rays, bloodwork, or transport when needed.  This innovative team another way that continuing care is trying to meet the needs of their clients and keep them “home”.

Mentorship in Gerontology – Panel Discussion

Guest Panelists will speak on different perspectives of how they have mentored other nurses and/ or been mentored from different viewpoints. Lynn Moulton is a past-president of AGNA and is a Senior Leader of Clinical Consultation with AHS.

Dr. Sherry Dahlke is the Edmonton Chapter treasurer and Assistant Professor of Nursing at the University of Alberta.

Marnie Colborne is an honours student in the collaborative nursing program at the University of Alberta having done research under the guidance of Dr. Sherry Dahlke.

Loralee Fox is a Clinical Nurse Specialist with the Specialized Geriatric Services in Calgary and has been involved with AGNA and CGNA on various levels for many year.

The moderator, Tammy Damberger, is a Nurse Practitioner with CCS Facility Living in Edmonton and has been involved with the Edmonton Chapter Executive for a number of years.


SPONSORS

Thank you to our Sponsors!

We are truly grateful for the continued support of our Education Day from our sponsors. The CGNA, CLPNA, and CARNA, have generously supported our Education Day for a number of years and have allowed us to help keep our costs to a minimum for our members.