Posts by Jason Woytas

National Dementia Conference – Inspiring and Informing a National Dementia Strategy for Canada

Posted by on Oct 1, 2018 in Advocacy Blog | 0 comments

On May 14-15, 2018, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor Minister of Health for Canada hosted a national dementia conference to help inform the national dementia strategy. The conference brought together approximately 200 participants from the six stakeholders groups identified in the National Strategy for Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias Act: people living with dementia, caregivers, researchers, health professionals, advocacy groups and representatives from provincial and territorial governments. The final report from the conference, National Dementia Conference – Inspiring and Informing a National Dementia Strategy for Canada, has now been published and can be viewed by clicking here: National Dementia Conference Report (2018) -...

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McMullen Gallery “Sense of Self” Show

Posted by on Sep 26, 2018 in Provincial Blog | 0 comments

The McMullen Gallery in the University of Alberta Hospital is currently showing artwork featuring artwork from a number of artists, including one of our members, Mary Whale.

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A Framework for Palliative Care

Posted by on Jun 18, 2018 in Provincial Blog | 0 comments

Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada are looking for feedback from health care providers to help develop a framework on palliative care. For more information and to participate please visit https://www.letstalkhealth.ca/palliativecare-closedgroup.

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Annual AGM

Posted by on Apr 3, 2018 in AGM | 0 comments

Good evening everyone, For members who haven't recently checked their email, I had sent out an announcement earlier this week in regards to our annual AGM being held. Details are as follows: Date: Friday, April 20, 2018 Location: Radisson Hotel, 6500 - 67 St., Red Deer, AB Time 0815-0915 hrs Annual Education Day to follow. If you haven't registered yet for the  education day and plan to attend, please visit https://www.agna.ca/conference2018/ to do so. The ammended annual report that was just sent out this evening can be viewed here: AGNA Final Annual report 2017-2018 Minutes from last years meeting can be viewed here: AGNA AGM Minutes 2017 04 21 Thanks, and hope to see everyone there! Jason Woytas AGNA...

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Celebrate Certified Nurses Day

Posted by on Mar 19, 2018 in Provincial Blog | 0 comments

The CNA has designated today as Certified Nurses Day! We would like to recognize all of our members who have received their certification through the CNA. Most of our members would be certified in Gerontology, however there are some who are certified in other areas as well. Certification is a great way to show patients, clients, colleagues and employers that you are dedicated to be the best in your speciality area. If you haven't yet considered certification and are working as an RN, I encourage you to check out https://cna-aiic.ca/en/certification and consider becoming certified!...

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