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Edmonton Chapter networking event March 19th

Posted by on Mar 18, 2019 in Health System News | 0 comments

Members and non members are welcome to the Pizza and Presentation at 18:00 hours.  Address: 8861- 75th Street Edmonton in the Auditorium of the Good Samaritan Society head office.  Speaker is Anita Murphy

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Calgary Study Group Spring Session

Posted by on Feb 20, 2019 in Health System News | 2 comments

Greetings to our AGNA members, there continues to be a lot of interest in Gerontology study groups, both for those pursuing CNA Certification in May, as well as for those wishing to pursue professional development in this specialty area.  We are using the competency areas listed on the CNA website. We are looking for those who would like to study as well as those who could help to facilitate or act as mentors (great if you need continuing education hours to maintain your certification!) Tonight we are offering an information session, which takes just a few moments to log in or dial in to listen by phone. AGNA Spring 2019 Study group poster If you aren't able to join us, please contact us at agna.calgary@gmail.com or through this website as there will still be time to ask questions before we start meetings in the first week of March. Hope to hear from you soon! Sincerely, the Calgary AGNA Chapter...

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Don’t forget to register for CGNA 2019 Calgary May 2-4!

Posted by on Feb 12, 2019 in Health System News | 0 comments

AGNA is the provincial sponsor for our 2019 biennial national conference on gerontological nursing. This is the 4th national conference that AGNA has put on and it promises to be a great event. Cheryl Knight and I are your provincial co-chairs, and we want to encourage AGNA member to register as soon as possible to attend this exciting conference. A link to the conference website is on the AGNA website home page, with the full program now available. The conference committee, many of whom are our fellow AGNA members, have been working with the CGNA committee members to put together a program that will be cutting edge, with nationally recognized keynote speakers, oral and poster presentations on a range of topics of interest to gerontological nurses from all settings, and some really fun social activities. You won't want to miss line dancing with you friends at the gala dinner. Bring your cowboy hat! Hope to see you there! Kathleen Hunter Co-Chair CGNA...

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January 24th AGNA/AAG networking event

Posted by on Oct 29, 2018 in Health System News | 0 comments

Mark your calendars as we will be having the AGNA/AAG networking dinner on January 24th with the topic of dementia Corinne Schalm from AHS will give us an update on the dementia strategy Kacey Keyko from the Edmonton South PCN will report on their moving for memory program.  

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Calgary Fall 2018 Study Group

Posted by on Aug 16, 2018 in Calgary Blog, Health System News | 0 comments

Hello to all fellow AGNA Members! We are excited to announce we will run an 8 week long study group this fall in Calgary.  Our information night will be held September 5th (see poster below.) The study group was originally designed to support RNs who were preparing to write CNA's Certification exam in Gerontology, and still follows the competency blueprint set out (see the CNA website.)  There has also been significant interest from our LPN members in attending study groups to support their professional growth and practice. We invite ALL regulated nurses who are interested to attend or log in to the information meeting. Please note, study groups are not a pre-written course to passively view; they are peer groups with extra support, and will require an 8 week commitment. Each person has the responsibility to review materials that follow the competency blueprint, and discuss that learning with other group members. Please see the attached poster, and share with any colleagues who might be interested. CGNA gerio exam prep meeting 2018Sep05 mtg In an effort to make this available to as many members as possible we will trial online format for anyone who cannot be in attendance for meetings and to view presentations from experts.  See below for login information if you wish to join us online: Study group info session Wed, Sep 5, 2018 5:15 PM - 7:15 PM MDT Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/275145901 You can also dial in using your phone. Access Code: 275-145-901 Canada: +1 (647) 497-9373 First GoToMeeting? Let's do a quick system check:https://link.gotomeeting.com/system-check We hope to see you in September! Sincerely, the AGNA Calgary Chapter...

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Join us the for the 2018 AGNA Conference

Posted by on Mar 26, 2018 in Health System News | 0 comments

Still time to register for the 2018 AGNA Conference and annual general meeitng! You will find detials on speakers and registration in this post, as well as an attchment for sharing and posting. Look forward to seeing you there!

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