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Pride Month 2021

June is Pride month! Let’s celebrate the LGBTQ communities, recognize their achievements and accomplishments, and continue to promote inclusion  As Gerontological nurses, we provide individualized care to individuals and communities.  To support your competency, you can plan to review any of these topics; read an article, watch a webinar, or complete a module.  Reflect on …

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National Indigenous History Month 2021

Join us in celebrating National Indigenous History month! Every June, Canadians celebrate National Indigenous History Month, to honor the invaluable historic and present-day contributions and cultures of Indigenous Peoples.  As Gerontological nurses, we provide individualized care to individuals and communities.  To support your competency, you can plan to review any of these topics; read an …

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Senior’s Week 2021

This month we would like to recognize Senior’s Week! Take time this week to honor and celebrate a peer, mentor, friend, and grandparents. Show your appreciation for seniors and recognize the important contributions seniors make in our province and in our lives. As Gerontological nurses, we provide individualized care to individuals and communities.  To support your …

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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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2020 Nominations to Executive

We are seeking nominations for the positions of Secretary, Education Director, and Communications Director. If you or someone you know is interested in one of these positions, and are an active AGNA member, please contact me at info@agna.ca for information on how to be nominated ASAP. Though we will be asking for additional nominations in the AGM, we would love to hear from you sooner!

Thank Your Nurse Hero!

Happy Nurses Week! 2020 Year of the Nurse and Midwife  Join ARNET and CWB Wealth Management to Thank Your Nurse Hero!  AND CWB will donate $5 to the Pandemic Nurses Education Fund! Easy as 1, 2, and 3! Share one of ARNET’s or CWB Wealth Management’s social media posts or create your own post that includes: 1. Thank a nurse and include their name2. Include …

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National Nursing Week 2020…and more

National Nursing Week 2020 Nurses: A Voice to Lead — Nursing the World to Health May 11, 2020, marks the beginning of National Nursing Week. This annual recognition event is well known and celebrated internationally. The World Health Organization declared 2020 to be the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife to recognize the contribution …

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