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 July 2017

I want to thank everyone who continues to volunteer their time as provincial executive and chapter executive members. It is not easy to spend your energies at work and then commit your own time for continued advocacy and support of the seniors in our care and in our communities.

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As a CNA-certified nurse, you would be… Recognized nationally for your specialty nursing practice excellence Valued by many employers, because your certification would demonstrate you possess specialized knowledge Recognized for your commitment to lifelong learning Regarded as having enhanced professional credibility in your specialty by showing you Care to Be the Best! Important dates for [...]

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GNABC 2018 Conference - “What Really Matters”

April 12 – April 14, 2018

Coast Bastion Hotel

Nanaimo, BC

Click here for registration form and conference details – GNABC 2018 Conference Registration Form

GNABC Annual General Meeting

April 13, 2017 at 12pm

Location: Coast Bastion Hotel, Nanaimo, BC

Executive positions for elections:

  • President-elect
  • Membership chair
  • Media chair

Click here forConference 2018 sponsors and exhibitors


Canadian Association on Gerontology – 47th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS – deadline April 16, 2018

CAG2018: Making It Matter-  Mobilizing Aging Research, Practice & Policy


October 18-20, 2018

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

For more information, including discounted room rates at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre, please visit http://CAG2018.ca

CAG2018 is hosted by the Gerontology Research Centre at Simon Fraser University (https://www.sfu.ca/grc.html)


Canadian  Gerontological Nursing Association Biennial Conference – CGNA 2019

May 2 – 4, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

“Older Persons Climbing Mountains: Journeys and Traditions”

Call for Abstracts

The Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association and the Alberta Gerontological Nursing Association are excited to announce the Call for Abstracts for CGNA2019, the 20th Biennial Conference of the CGNA, taking place May 2-4, 2019 in beautiful Calgary, Alberta, Canada.


 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


 Preventing Dementia – University of Tasmania

Free Online Course – enrollment now open

4 weeks – May 14, 2018 to June 22nd, 2018


Click here for flyer…Preventing Dementia – UofT

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