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CASN Gerontology ETP Competencies

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017 in Provincial Blog | 0 comments

This past year, the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) began developing entry-to-practice competencies for undergraduate education that detail the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to provide gerontological nursing care.

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Master’s Studentship Award – Call for Applications

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017 in Provincial Blog | 0 comments

Call for Applications for a Master’s Studentship Award has been announced. This competition is jointly funded by the Seniors Health SCN and the Emergency SCN and will support a highly qualified Master’s level student conducting research related to older persons’ emergency medicine care or experiences.

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Volunteers needed for NICE study

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017 in Advocacy Blog, Calgary Blog, Drayton Valley Blog, Edmonton Blog, Fort McMurray Blog, Lethbridge Blog, Provincial Blog, Red Deer Blog | 0 comments

The National Initiative in the Care of the Elderly (NICE), at the University of Calgary, is looking for research volunteers! Are You a Practitioner Working with Older Adults? Are you interested in helping us identify how print or computer based information may help us learn about elder abuse and neglect?

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September 20, 2017 – MRU Hosts AGNA Calgary

Posted by on Sep 10, 2017 in Health System News | 0 comments

Save the date! Wednesday, September 20th, 2017     TOPIC: Dementia Care Continuing Education at Mount Royal University       PRESENTER: Sandra Gordon, RN, PhD(c), GNC(c)         Presentation: 5:30pm - 6:30pm   Panel Discussion: 6:30pm - 7pm   Doors open at 5pm, all are welcomed to attend! (Event is free of charge and light refreshments will be provided) Location: Mount Royal University, Lincoln Park...

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2019 CGNA Biannual Conference coming to Alberta!

Posted by on May 25, 2017 in Calgary Blog, Drayton Valley Blog, Edmonton Blog, Fort McMurray Blog, Lethbridge Blog, Provincial Blog, Red Deer Blog | 0 comments

I am extremely happy to announce that the 2019 CGNA Biannual Conference is coming to Alberta! While it was suggested that it might be coming at our education/ conference day in Red Deer in April, it was confirmed at this years' CGNA conference in Ottawa earlier this month. We have already started looking at potential locations for the conference, and will likely be looking for more volunteers soon. The conference this past year was very good, and was attended by close to 300 people from across Canada. We had a lot of positive reactions and comments from people who were excited about the possibility of coming to Alberta for the next conference! Jason...

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