Here are some other web resources you may find helpful *

Alzheimer Association of Ontario

Aphasia Institute-Pilot Testing
brainXchange (Alzheimer knowledge exchange)
Canadian Caregivers Coalition
Canadian Diabetes Association
Concerned Friends
Dementia Resources from Around the World (Baycrest Website for Clients and Caregivers) Community of Practice (geriatric mental health forum)
Local Health Integration Networks
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada
Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres
Ontario Association of Residents’ Councils
Ontario Health Coalition 
Ontario Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
Parkinson Society of Canada
Promoting Evidence Based Decision Making
Regional Geriatric Program
Team for Individualizing Pharmacotherapy in Primary Care for Seniors Program

Obtain Your GNC(c) Certification:

Specialty Certification helps you stay current in the field of gerontology by testing your specialized knowledge and skills, and having a trademarked credential after your name validates your competency in your specialty. To find out more about the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) Certification Program, please click here.

For CNA Certification resources and tools click here

RN and RPN Careers

Links to RNAO and RPNAO Job Boards.

Useful Links:

Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario
Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario
Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association
Canadian Association on Gerontology
Ontario Gerontology Association
Canadian Nurses Association
Ontario Long Term Care Association
Ontario Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care
Best Practices Toolkit
College of Nurses of Ontario
Regional Infection Control Network
Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors
Certificate in Gerontology-Selkirk College

GNAO Newsletter

Current Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, November 2016

Archives: Click here

CGNA Journal – Perspectives

This link will take you to the member login page on the CGNA Website. You will need to sign in using your username and password, and then click on Member Resources to access the online journal. If you have forgotten your username or password you can create or re-set your password on this page as well

GNAO Education and Research Award

GNAO offers two yearly awards for financial assistance; one each in the categories of education and research.  The awards in both categories are for the pursuit of educational or research initiatives directly related to gerontological nursing practice.  The amount of the award will be decided upon at the discretion of the Provincial Board executive.

For the Education/Research Award Application Form, please click here.

For the Education/Research Award Policy, please click here

Archived Webinars

July 7, 2015 – Age Friendly Communities Project – with Dr. John Puxty
OTN Event 45514069 Click here to view PPT presentation

May 19, 2015 – Advanced Care Planning and Goals of Care Designation – with Dr. Neil Elford
OTN Event
44945959 Click here to view PPT presentation

February 19, 2015 – Virtual Town Hall – Aging and Developmental Disabilities: Frailty, Home Care and Long-Term Care
For link to the Town Hall audio recording Click here

September 22, 2014Strategies for Managing Aggressive Behaviours in Health Care Settings
OTN Event 37535360 Click here to view PPT presentation

February 26, 2014 – Challenges in Pain Management for Cognitively Impaired Seniors
OTN Event 33292615 Click here to view PPT presentation

2015 Research & Innovation in Aging Forums can be reviewed by clicking here.

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* The Gerontological Nursing Association Ontario suggests these sites as possibly containing useful information. It cannot be responsible for the accuracy and final uses of any information obtained from them.