Welcome to the GNABC website

“The Gerontological Nurses Association of British Columbia is a professional organization that supports and advances the professional interests of its members by promoting a social, economic and political climate in which nurses and other healthcare providers that care for the older adult can provide accessible, efficient and effective healthcare that meets the highest professional standards [...]

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President’s Message May 2016

I want to thank
everyone who was so kind to nominate and vote for me a few years ago as president elect. I was able to have coaching and mentoring from the wonderful Kim Martin to step into this role and I know I will have continued support from her, as past president as well as from the rest of the wonderful executive leadership.

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Study group in Abbotsford  February to April 2017 Weekly Education Sessions for those interested in learning more about the specialization of Geriatric/Gerontological Nursing Abbotsford meets next on April 20, 2017 Place: Abbotsford Regional Hospital (ARH), 32900 Marshall Road, Abbotsford – Learning Centre Rooms A & B Time: 5:00pm to 7:00pm Topic: Mental Health, ETOH and Substance Issues Click here for [...]

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Geriatric Lecture Series

The Geriatric Lecture Series, sponsored by the Iowa Geriatric Education Center and the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, is presented online as a series of monthly lectures. Each lecture can be viewed for one month and is accessible exclusively during the month it is scheduled.

The series is devoted to topics in clinical geriatrics designed to teach important principles in the management of older adults.

Because of grant funding by the Bureau of Health Workforce of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, registration to view the Geriatric Lecture Series is being offered at no cost to all to participants for this year only.

Click here to register for and view the Geriatric Lecture Series: https://igec.uiowa.edu/gls

 

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 World Elder Abuse Day – June 15, 2017

https://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/un/elder-abuse-awareness-day

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The Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law of the KU Leuven is organizing the 3rd edition of the Summer Course on Ethics in Dementia Care (Leuven, Belgium, 5-7 July 2017). The objective of the course is to foster exchanges on foundational, clinical-ethical and organizational-ethical approaches to dementia care practices.

Ethics in dementia care booklet 2017

During the Summer Course, national and international experts will give presentations on various ethical topics in the domain of dementia care. There will be time for intensive discussions. The language of instruction will be English.

Detailed information on program, funding opportunities, registration and payment can be found at our website www.cbmer.be under Summer Course or in the enclosed brochure.

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