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Calgary Chapter Education Event February 17th

You are invited to join us online on Feb 17, 2021 from 19:00 to 20:00 for our presentation on “Compassion fatigue and self-care.” Our speaker will present the impact of empathic distress on caregivers’ quality of life, and self-care practices to start the healing process. Our speaker is: Monique Martin-Parent, a registered nurse with experience in …

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Being a Family Caregiver During the Pandemic

We would like to say thank you to our speakers, Monique and Lisa, for their heartfelt and dynamic presentations on Nov 18th to the Calgary Chapter. Please follow the links below to learn more about being a family caregiver during the pandemic and how to access supports available through Caregivers Alberta. Monique Martin-Parent A gerontological nurse …

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“Impact of COVID-19 on seniors living in facilities and the general community”

Dear members of AGNA Calgary Chapter We invite you to join us on line for our presentation “Impact of COVID-19 on seniors living in facilities and the general community”. The presentation will be on Nov 18, 2020 from 17:30 to 18:30. We have invited 2 speakers: Monique Martin-Parent – registered nurse with experience in addictions, …

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Calgary Chapter AGM and Education

This Monday, June 15th, the Calgary Chapter of AGNA will hold their AGM online. A notice has been sent to all Chapter Members, and we welcome anyone interested to attend. We will be talking about the year ahead, including study groups, professional networking and education. Would you like to volunteer on our Chapter Executive? It’s …

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Calgary Chapter Event on Professional Development and Study Groups

Get ready for our next Calgary Chapter event! We invite RNs and LPNs to join us for a session to discuss professional development in Gerontological Nursing. We will focus on low-cost and free resources to support your knowledge and practice, including strategies to maintain CNA Certification and work toward your continuing competence goals. If you …

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Calgary Chapter Education Event – Vaccinations for Older Adults

We invite AGNA members to join us for an interesting evening of learning and discussion about vaccines, on Tuesday, October 29th. Our guest speaker is a vaccine educator, and will review the most common types, and what’s new this season. We will follow with a walkthrough of the competencies for a gerontological nurse, including the …

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Calgary Certification Study Group Fall 2019

Happy August to our peers across the City of Calgary, as well as those across the Province. It is again the time of year when we look forward to Fall, and plan our professional development. The Calgary chapter of AGNA will again offer a Gerontology Peer Study Group for 8 weeks, with weekly meetings through …

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