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Calgary Certification Study Group Fall 2019

Posted by on Aug 6, 2019 in Calgary Blog, Provincial Blog | 5 comments

Happy August to our peers across the City of Calgary, as well as those across the Province. It is again the time of year when we look forward to Fall, and plan our professional development. The Calgary chapter of AGNA will again offer a Gerontology Peer Study Group for 8 weeks, with weekly meetings through September and October. Our information night will be held on August 15th, at 7pm. Please get in touch with us through our chapter email if you would like more information. Note, study groups will be offered in both face-to-face and online formats, and intend to support both RNs and LPNs. The attached poster can be shared with anyone who may be looking for this information. Hope to connect with you next week! NOTE - Send all inquiries to:...

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Calgary Chapter Event and AGM

Posted by on Mar 19, 2019 in AGM, Calgary Blog | 0 comments

We would like to invite all our Calgary Chapter members (and anyone else interested) to join us for our next event, on April 10th. We are excited to welcome speaker Kendra Kovacik to discuss Home design to support aging in place. We will also hold our AGM, during which we hope to recruit new Chapter Executive Members, speak about the Fall study group and the upcoming CGNA Conference. We will also draw for 2 nurses to win their conference registration for free! Please see our poster, under the Events section of this website, for full details. We hope to see you there! Sincerely, the AGNA Calgary Chapter...

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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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CGNA 2019 – Call for Latebreaker Abstracts!

Posted by on Mar 4, 2019 in Provincial Blog | 0 comments

Registration Now Open! Call for Latebreaker Abstracts! Early Bird Fees through March 17, 2019! CGNA2019 Older Persons Climbing Mountains: Journeys & Transitions May 2-4, 2019 | Calgary, Alberta, Canada 20th Biennial Conference of the Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association https://CGNA2019.ca The Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association and the Alberta Gerontological Nurses Association are excited to announce a Call for Latebreaker Abstracts for CGNA2019, the 20th Biennial Conference of the CGNA, taking place May 2-4, 2019 in beautiful Calgary, Alberta, Canada! Latebreaker abstracts are due March 18, 2019!  For more information, please visit: https://CGNA2019.ca/latebreakers Registration is also open for the conference at https://CGNA2019.ca/registration The CGNA biennial conference is the only event of its kind that focuses on all facets of education, practice and research in the care of older adults. With an increasing aging population, it is critical that gerontological nurses remain engaged with the latest developments in research and practice in the field. The CGNA conference is a key educational and networking event for nurses, students, educators, policy makers, administrators and all others in the field of gerontological nursing. Visit the CGNA2019 website to register and learn more about the conference, including the full conference program, speakers, venue, and hotel and travel discounts: https://CGNA2019.ca CGNA members save on conference registration fees, among many other benefits!  For more information, please visit https://cgna.net/Membership.html Sponsor or exhibit at CGNA2019! There are exciting opportunities to showcase your organization or company to leaders in gerontological nursing. For more information, please read our Sponsorship & Exhibiting Prospectus: https://cgna2019.ca/prospectus Early bird registration fees end March 17, 2019! Follow us to keep updated on CGNA2019! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CdnGeroNursingAssoc Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cgna_ca Website: https://CGNA2019.ca We look forward to seeing you in Calgary! -- Register now! 20th Biennial Conference of the CGNA CGNA2019: Older Persons Climbing Mountains: Journeys & Transitions May 2-4, 2019 | Calgary, Alberta, Canada https://CGNA2019.ca Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association E-mail: office@cgna.net Web: http://cgna.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CanadianGerontologicalNursingAssociation Twitter:...

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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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