OUR History

  • PEIGNA was founded in 2003 to bring together registered nurses who share a common interest in geriatric nursing.

  • The primary goals are to provide and disseminate information about educational opportunities related to geriatric care.

  • PEIGNA is an affiliate member of the Canadian Gerontological Nurses Association.

February 12, 2020

 Our next general meeting is on February 26, 2020 at 6:30PM at Andrew's of Charlottetown.

Our guest speaker is Lindsay Dickieson and the topic is "capacity assessment."

Looking forward to seeing you there!

February 6, 2020

We are pleased to announce that applications for our yearly scholarships are open. Deadline to apply is March 31st, 2020. Please see the "2020 Scholarships" tab to download the application form.

We are extremely pleased to announce our new award for 2020: The Prince Edward Island Gerontological Nursing Association Excellence in Gerontological Nursing Award.

This award was created to recognize LPNS, RNs and NPs working in an environment that contributes to the health of older adults (in some capacity), whose consistent performance demonstrates collaboration with older adults to promote wellbeing, to optimize functional abilities, and to act as advocates for older adults.

This award is designed to honor a nurse who has demonstrated exceptional commitment to the gerontological nursing speciality and in doing so promotes and advocates for current and revised standards that reflect the needs of older adults.

The PEIGNA Excellence in Gerontological Nursing Award will be presented annually at the...

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Eileen Larkin                              President / Scholarship Committee Chair                         ealarkin@gov.pe.ca

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Mary McSwain                           Treasurer                                                                                 dmmacswain@gmail.com 

Lindsey Wallace                         Secretary                                                                                 lawallace7484@gmail.com

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