Annette Garm, RN, BSN, MALS, MN, CGN(C), EXTRA Fellow

Fraser Health

Member: Education & Training Committee

Annette Garm is an award winning masters prepared nurse with CNA advance certification in Gerontology. In addition to her RN, BSN, MN Annette holds  Masters in Liberal Studies which she credits for keeping the human and ethical perspective central to the work she engages in. Her professional and educational goals focus on the development of holistic and collaborative approaches to senior care through evidence based practices. In 2015 after completing the CFHI EXTRA Fellowship she and her team developed CARES: a bi-provincial primary care project targeting the prevention of frailty in “at risk” seniors. She currently leads the Fraser Health CARES Project (Community Actions and Resources Empowering Seniors) which aims to reduce frailty in seniors by partnering pre-frail seniors with specially trained primary care practitioners and community based health coaches. Additionally, she is co-investigator on a 1.4 million dollar CIHR grant that aims to test the validity and reliability of an electronic comprehensive geriatric assessment tool indent to generated frailty index point of service (eFI-CGA).