Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association Call for Abstracts

A note from Mollie Cole, President-Elect of CGNA:

Hello NGNA colleagues – I met many of you at your wonderful conference last October and invited you to join us in Ottawa, Ontario Canada for our CGNA conference to be held May 4-6 2017. Our call for abstracts to the conference is open: Please consider submitting an abstract by following this link cgna2017.ca/abstracts/ - the deadline to apply is October 21, 2016. Any of the papers I attended at the NGNA conference would be ‘right at home’ at our CGNA conference!

Scholarship Opportunities Available for GeroFocus 2016

NGNA is proud to offer scholarship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to attend GeroFocus 2016: Conference on Gerontology. Award recipients will be recognized at the event, which takes place Sunday, October 23 – Tuesday, October 25 at The Alexander Hotel in Indianapolis.

Click here to access the application. Please email all applications to Courtney Devine at NGNA Headquarters. All applications must be received by NGNA Headquarters by Wednesday, September 21st.

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Upcoming NGNA Webinars

Elder Abuse and Neglect: What To Do Next
Thursday, September 22

Pharmacology of Dementia and Delirium - View Archived Webinar


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SiriusXM Doctor Radio Interview on Geriatric Surgery Guideline

SiriusXM Doctor Radio Interview on Geriatric Surgery Guideline Host Dr. Michael Perskin talks with Clifford Y. Ko, MD, MSHS, FACS, and Ronnie Rosenthal, MD, MS, FACS, about the growing number of older adults in the U.S. leading to an increase in operations for geriatric patients. The show features a discussion about the Coalition for Quality in Geriatric Surgery (CQGS) Project and the national perioperative guideline for geriatric surgical patients developed by the ACS and the American Geriatrics Society.