Coping and Work Stress for Health Care Providers during COVID-19

A special interest webinar is being presented by the Lakehead University and Centre for Health Care Ethics. The webinar is facilitated by Kristen Jones-Bonofiglio, PhD, Director, Centre for Health Care Ethics (CHCE); Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Lakehead University. Presenter: Dr. Samer Khalil, MD ChB, MSc (Psychiatry), FRCPC; Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre Topic: [...]

FREE virtual COVID-19 Special SHS/UHN Geriatrics Institute Education Day

  Dear GNAO Members, We are excited to announce that we will be hosting a FREE virtual COVID-19 Special SHS/UHN Geriatrics Institute Education Day through ZOOM Webinar. This edition will be a half day session on Thursday June 25, 2020from 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. This half day session will focus on the effects of [...]

By |2020-06-12T21:17:30+00:00June 12th, 2020|GNAO News|0 Comments

GNAO-CGNA Joint Letter on Long-Term Care Report

On May 26 the Canadian Armed Forces released a report identifying issues related to the care of older people living in long-term care homes. GNAO and CGNA board members, like all of you, experienced a wide gamut of emotions as we read the report and heard subsequent media broadcasts. We are sending this message to [...]

By |2020-05-30T00:18:27+00:00May 30th, 2020|GNAO News|0 Comments

Call for Abstracts: Harnessing the Wonder of Gerontological Nursing

The Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association ( and the Gerontological Nursing Association Ontario ( are excited to announce the Call for Abstracts for CGNA2021, the 21st Biennial Conference of the CGNA, taking place April 22-24, 2021 in exciting Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. Abstracts are due October 2, 2020 - submit your abstracts here: The CGNA biennial [...]

By |2020-05-06T00:47:57+00:00May 6th, 2020|GNAO News|0 Comments

Cancellation Notice 2020 GNAO Biennial Conference

March 19, 2020 To all Delegates, Exhibitor, Sponsors, Speakers and Poster Presenters: Due to the escalating health crisis related to COVID-19 and the current recommendations from Public Health Ontario, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 GNAO AGM & Conference. This was a difficult decision however at this time the priority is [...]

By |2020-03-19T22:57:21+00:00March 1st, 2020|GNAO CE Chapter, GNAO News|0 Comments

Education Fund Application – GNAO Greater Hamilton Area Chapter

gnaohamiltonchapterbursary_2020 Hello all, The Greater Hamilton Area Chapter of GNAO is offering Education fund to enhance the scholarship and clinical capabilities of its members. The awards are offered in three categories – Individual, Funding for an educational program or resource, and towards registration for the GNAO Biennial conference. Please visit the GNAO Greater Hamilton Area [...]

By |2020-02-17T20:51:40+00:00February 17th, 2020|GNAO News, Greater Hamilton Area Chapter|0 Comments

Call for NOMINATIONS for 2020-2022 GNAO Board of Directors

GNAO is pleased to announce three )3) available Board of Directors positions - Membership Chair, Student/ New Graduate Liaison and Professional Advocacy Director. The call for nominations is now open and will remain open until Friday, March 20, 2020. We invite you to check out the attached documents (Call for Nominations as well as the Role Descriptions for [...]

By |2020-02-10T03:22:54+00:00February 10th, 2020|GNAO News|0 Comments

GNAO Membership Survey 2019

Dear GNAO Members, As a provincial board, we are currently exploring how best to engage with our members and seeking your input into alternative methods of delivering education sessions - this includes the use of web-based platforms. We are interested in your input and want to support your professional development needs. The completion of survey [...]

By |2019-11-29T02:51:08+00:00November 29th, 2019|GNAO News|0 Comments
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