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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19th Biennial Conference of the Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association

“Shaping Healthcare for those who Shaped Canada “

May 4-6, 2017 | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Visit the CGNA2017 website to learn more about the conference, including the conference program, speakers, venue, and hotel and travel discounts:  http://CGNA2017.ca

  • 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.
  • 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

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

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CanadianGerontologicalNursingAssociation/

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BC Psychogeriatric Association Conference

“Promoting Mental Health in Later Life: Mobilizing Knowledge into Practice”

May 18 -19, 2017

Segal Centre, SFU Vancouver

515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC


Excelling in the Care of the Elderly

A two-day course for Nurse Practitioners and Advanced Practice Nurses

May 25-26, 2017

Offered by the Center for Professional Development at Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto

Click here for more information…ElderlyCareMar2017


BC Care Providers Association’s 40th Annual Conference  

Mark your Calendar for the BC Care Providers Association’s (BCCPA) 40th Annual Conference in Whistler BC from May 28th – 31st. The Conference theme is Providing 40 Years of Care: Collaboration, Achievement, Excellence and Research and will highlight best and emerging practices in order to strengthen seniors care in British Columbia. Visit the Conference website to register and to learn more about the event: http://www.bccare.ca/annual-conference/


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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