19th Biennial Conference of the Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association
“Shaping Healthcare for those who Shaped Canada “
May 4-6, 2017 | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
The Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association (http://cgna.net) and the Gerontological Nursing Association of Ontario (http://gnaontario.org/) are excited to announce the Call for Abstracts for CGNA2017, the 19th Biennial Conference of the CGNA, taking place May 4-6, 2017 in Canada’s capital city, Ottawa, Ontario!
Abstracts are due on September 16, 2016 – submit your abstracts here:
- 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 CGNA2017 website to submit your abstracts and learn more about the conference, including the conference program, speakers, venue, and hotel and travel discounts: http://CGNA2017.ca
Join the CGNA! CGNA members save on registration fees for CGNA2017 among many other benefits. To join, please visithttp://cgna.net/Membership.html
Sponsor or exhibit at CGNA2017! There are exciting opportunities to showcase your organization or company to leaders in gerontological nursing. For more information, please read our Sponsorship & Exhibiting Prospectus:http://cgna2017.ca/prospectus
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Shaping the Future – Dialogue on Aging
Friday, April 29th, 2016
Vancouver Convention Centre
999 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC
Presented by Tapestry Foundation
Vancouver Island University
New Gerontology Diploma fills island’s need for age-specific care and services
To learn more, visit: ow.ly/4mRUte
The two-year diploma is offered in a unique, blended format that includes both face-to-face and online learning. The perspectives and experiences of older adults in the community and the Aboriginal Elders associated with VIU are incorporated throughout the program, ensuring cross-cultural representation. Each course begins with a Weekend Institute at the Centre for Healthy Aging in Parksville, followed by online learning through VIU Learn. Participants can complete the program in two years on a full-time basis, or spread the program over six or seven semesters rather than four. To be admitted into the program, students must hold a baccalaureate degree from a recognized university in any discipline.
GNABC Provincial Conference & AGM
“Communities: Diversities in Senior’s Care”
April 7 and 8, 2016 (7th – evening welcome reception, 8th full day conference)
Event details and registration, including hotel room rates, click here… GNABC 2016 Conference Registration
GNABC Annual General Meeting – April 8, 2016, 12:15pm to 1: 15pm
Click here for…GNABC proposed bylaw changes for prov AGM Apr 8, 2016
At the AGM new appointments will occur for the following provincial executive positions:
- Media chair
- Membership chair
Master of Health Leadership and Policy: Seniors Care – Upcoming UBC graduate program
The Master of Health Leadership and Policy: Seniors Care is a 1-year, cross-disciplinary program comprised of coursework focused on Health Leadership and Policy in Seniors Care. The Seniors care and policy components of the programme is taught by expert UBC faculty from the School of Nursing, and the Management and Leadership coursework is provided by faculty from the Faculty of Applied Science and the Sauder School of Business.
Applications are currently being accepted for the January 2017 class (2nd cohort).
For further information on the application process contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
For detailed information about the programme specifics contact:
Jennifer Baumbusch, RN, PhD
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Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar
UBC School of Nursing