Regular Member/Retired Member: Registered with the CNO. A practicing or non-practicing Registered Nurse or Registered Practical Nurse (full voting privileges and may hold any chapter office*)
Associate Member: Not registered with the CNO. This includes 1) Non-practising RNs or RPNs who no longer hold CNO registration 2) HCAs, PSWs, and Allied Health Professionals or anyone interested in joining our association who is not registered with the CNO (may hold any chapter office other than President, Vice-President, Secretary or Treasurer*)
Student Associate: Any undergraduate student enrolled at an accredited institution in the Province of Ontario. Undergraduate nursing students studying toward an RN or RPN designation with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) receive a free GNAO membership.
* All members must comply with the regulations of the Association.
Student Associate: $30.00 / Free for all undergraduate nursing students. Membership information must still be completed in full and submitted either directly to the GNAO or through RNAO/RPNAO.
Members of RNAO and RPNAO can add GNAO as an Interest Group when joining either of these nursing associations. We will contact you directly to confirm membership in GNAO.
If you have any questions, comments, or wish further information on opportunities to get involved, please do not hesitate to contact your chapter representative(s).
Want to Join?
The Gerontological Nursing Association Ontario (GNAO) welcomes all classes of RNs, RPNs, retired nurses, student nurses, as well as allied healthcare workers (both professional and non-regulated). The membership year is November 1st to October 31st.
Our memberships are processed using the membership platform of the Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association. You will have the option of paying online by Visa or Mastercard or by cheque. You will receive immediate access to CGNA members-only resources once your payment is complete.
Need More Information About GNAO?
We would be glad to answer any questions you may have about GNAO membership. Please submit our information request form and we will get right back to you!