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 15, 2017

As long as the weather permits our regular PEIGNA meeting will take place at Andrews of Charlottetown on February 15th 2017. We will go over matters as per usual and will have a guest join us to propose a new design for the website.

November 6, 2016

Stop in and hear about the plans for spring 2017. We will also have a presentation on the options for doing your Masters of Nursing at UPEI, presented by Janet Bryanton. Hope to see lots of people there. This event like all of our events is at Andrews of Charlottetown at 6:30pm on Wednesday, November 16th, 2016.

September 13, 2016

The fall PEIGNA meeting will be held at Andrews of Charlottetown on September 21, 2016 at 630pm-8pm, there will be an education session on Palliative care to conclude the meeting, look forward to seeing you all there, new attendees are always welcome!

PEIGNA meetings

  • Meetings are held in February, May, September, and November. They are held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Our meeting location is at Andrews of Charlottetown, 73 Malpeque road, Charlottetown, PEI. 

  • PEIGNA is hosting their annual education day. The event is scheduled for April 15th, 2016 at the Rodd Charlottetown hotel. See image below for details.

  • Join PEIGNA / CGNA - open to RN, LPN, and associate members

  • Next Biennial Meeting for CGNA can be found at http://www.cgna.net/Biennial_Meeting_2017.html

  • Reminder: Renewal for your PEIGNA/CGNA membership is fast approaching: April 1st, 2016. See attached link. http://www.cgna.net/Renew_or_Join_CGNA.html

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