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Free Training: Mental Health First Aid for Seniors

Posted by on Nov 14, 2017 in Provincial Blog | 0 comments

There is an opportunity to receive some free training on how to deal with various mental health issues faced by seniors. Sessions are held at various locations around the province, and funding for this program goes until March, 2019. For more information, click the following link: Mental Health First Aid Seniors training in Alberta...

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Local Medicine Hat man wants to see dementia stigma removed…

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017 in Advocacy Blog, Provincial Blog | 0 comments

This from The Medicine Hat News is worth a read: http://medicinehatnews.com/news/local-news/2017/11/02/local-resident-wants-to-see-stigmas-of-dementia-removed/

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Feedback requested on CARNA Document: Pronouncement of Death Guidelines for Regulated Members (2011)

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Provincial Blog | 0 comments

CARNA is requesting feedback from our members on their Pronouncement of Death Guidelines for Regulated Members from AGNA members. Anyone wishing to provide feedback/ participate in a survey on the document can do so here. Jason Woytas

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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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