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Congratulations to NGNA’s 2014 Award Winners!

The following awards were presented during the President’s Awards Luncheon at the recent 2014 NGNA Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas.

Distinguished Service Award
Presented to: Emily Hilderman, DNP

Outstanding Nurse Educator Award
Presented to: Barbara Heise, PhD, APRN, CNE

Excellence in Gerontological Nursing Award – APRN
Presented to: JoAnn Coleman, DNP, RN, MS, MA, ANP, ACNP, AOCN

Excellence in Gerontological Nursing Award – RN
Presented to: Doris Johnson, RN

Excellence in Gerontological Nursing Award – LPN/LVN
Presented to: Babatunde O. Alegbeleye, LPN

Judith Braun Excellence in Research Award
Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Preparedness as de facto Mental Health Provider for the Depressed Older Adult
Lorraine M. Novosel, PhD, CRNP, ANP-BC, GNP-BC

Innovations in Practice Award
An Innovative Approach to Integrate Music Therapy in Acute Care within a Cost Containment Environment
Sue Durkin, MSN, CCRN, CCNS

Recognition of Scholarship Recipients Mary Opal Wolanin Scholarship
2014 Graduate Recipient:
Briana Pefley, BSN, RN

2014 Undergraduate Recipients:
Theresa Jepsen
Jessica Marshall

Conferment of 2014 NGNA Fellows
Carol Ann Amann, MSN, BSN, RN-BC, FNGNA
Denise Lyons, MSN, RN, GCNS-BC, ACNS-BC, FNGNA
Anita Meehan, MSN, RN-BC, ONC, FNGNA
Colleen Steinhauser, MSN, RN, BC, FNGNA
Diana Sturdevant, MS, GNC-BC, APRN, FNGNA
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Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association Conference

18th Biennial Conference
May 27-30, 2015 ~ Charlottetown, PEI

This year’s CGNA Conference will cross bridges between disciplines, generations, and practices to overcome challenges and promote innovation in gerontological nursing.

Click here to download the flyer
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2014 Convention Photo Gallery Now Available


Photos from the 2014 NGNA Annual Convention are now available. Click here to access the photo gallery.
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Dr. Terry Fulmer Receives NGNA Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Terry Fulmer was the recipient of the 2014 NGNA Lifetime Achievement Award at the NGNA Annual Conference, October 3, in San Antonio, Texas.
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Practical Management of Responsive Behaviors in Persons with Dementia

October 14 - November 10, 2014

AN ONLINE WORKSHOP FOR HEALTHCARE & OTHER PROFESSIONALS

When: Monday October 14th to Sunday November 10th, 2014
(4 weeks) ONLINE weekly at your discretion

Registration deadline: Tuesday, October 7th
Cost: $240 (Students & Seniors $120) Registration
This workshop will only proceed if we have sufficient enrollment.

Register at: www.aging.utoronto.ca

Click here for the complete schedule of workshops being offered this year by the University of Toronto’s Institute for Life Course and Aging.