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CNA (July 18) 150 Nurses of Canada!

Created on Thursday, 20 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... to quality health care through traditional, innovative or interprofessional practices. They inspire passion for nursing through their support of professional development by being mentors or advisors.  ...

Ottawa Citizen (July, 19): Personal support workers in Ontario lack oversight of most ...

Created on Wednesday, 19 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... they do not have full-time work or dependable schedules. Many work at multiple institutions, as a result. A similar phenomenon in nursing was cited as a contributing factor in the spread of SARS in Ontario. ...

The Globe and Mail (July 11): Provinces struggling to provide proper care for seniors: Report

Created on Tuesday, 11 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... care as support provided in a specialized facility that includes 24-hour nursing supervision. “If we continue as we currently are, there will be a lot of pressure on the health-care system with an increasingly ...

The Globe and Mail (July 11): Learning from the Dutch ‘neighbourhood care’ model

Created on Tuesday, 11 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... and how nurses had less and less time for nursing. So they organized themselves in small, self-managing teams to compete with existing home-care organizations. The approach was counterintuitive. Instead ...

Healthy Debate (July, 6): Does more education for health professionals equal better patient care?

Created on Thursday, 06 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... care? The literature is scarce. Responses to a 2001 survey conducted by the U.S. Nursing Credentialing Research Coalition show many nurses with advanced certification felt ...

McGill U (July 5): Opening the door to new possibilities

Created on Thursday, 06 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... professions: medicine, nursing, dentistry, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language therapy, genetics and pharmacology. University can be intimidating with big campuses and large classes ...

Globe and Mail (June 19): McGill medical school to reach out to Indigenous, low-income students

Created on Tuesday, 20 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... potential to go to McGill Medicine, or McGill Nursing," Ms. Liu said. McGill's medical school is the last to have its accreditation fully vetted by both the Canadian and American accreditation groups. ...

CBC NB (June 15) Nursing Homes Investigate Growing Staff Shortages

Created on Thursday, 15 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Seniors can't move from hospital beds to nursing home without adequate staffing, minister says Recruiting people to work in nursing homes has been a longtime challenge in New Brunswick, and the problem ...

Canadian Nurse (June 2017): Federal Budget Removes one of the Legislative Barriers to NP Practice

Created on Wednesday, 07 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Nurses met with several members of Parliament on the issue. Included were meetings with members of the Indigenous Liberal Caucus and the Liberal Rural Caucus. The nursing groups focused their discussions ...

Telegram (May 31): Psychiatric nursing would improve N.L. health care, says Alberta RPN

Created on Thursday, 01 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... a generalist approach to nursing. A letter from Health Minister John Haggie said when registered nurses (RNs) in the province work in areas such as mental health, they are given the necessary supplemental ...

IRPP Policy Options (May 29): Recognizing the worth of natural caregivers

Created on Monday, 29 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... routinely expected to add medical and nursing responsibilities such as wound care or running intravenous lines and catheters to the demands of meal preparation, shopping and financial management. Perhaps ...

Ontario Nurses' Association (May 17): Violence Prevention Progress Report

Created on Wednesday, 17 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

...  ONA is the union representing 64,000 front-line registered nurses and allied health professionals, as well as more than 16,000 nursing student affiliates, providing care in Ontario hospitals, long-term ...

CHHRN-CIHI Library: 2017 Publications/Reports

Created on Wednesday, 17 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... C S-Y  Optimizing staff, quality, and cost in home healthcare nursing: Theory synthesis   British Colombia Medical Association  Doctors helping doctors- Stories from the physician ...

The Telegram (16 May): National expert of safe RN staffing speaks to MHAs

Created on Tuesday, 16 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... system policy and the future of nursing. “Today, we presented extensive research on the impact of RN staffing,” said RNU president Debbie Forward said in a news release. “The research is clear. RNs have ...

CBC News (May 11): More Indigenous nurses needed to change health-care system, practitioners say

Created on Friday, 12 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... medicine practices to ensure the wellness for all Indigenous patients." Tania Dick Tania Dick, who will soon become the first Indigenous president of a nursing organization in B.C., was inspired ...

Montreal Gazette (April 24, 2017): Nurses celebrate their evolving profession at 92nd annual meeting

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

TORONTO, April 24, 2017 /CNW/ - More than 600 registered nurses (RN), nurse practitioners (NP) and nursing students will meet in Toronto this week during a transformative time ...

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

... health-care providers in Aboriginal communities.   iii. Provide cultural competency training for all healthcare professionals.      24. We call upon medical and nursing schools ...

CBC PEI (April 6) P.E.I. government releases nursing strategy

Created on Friday, 07 April 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

The P.E.I. government has released its three-year nursing strategy that it says will strengthen and maintain the profession's workforce. According to a press release, the Health P.E.I. Nursing Strategy: ...

CBC News (March 27): Quebec wants 2,000 nurse practicioners by 2025 to alleviate health-care backlog

Created on Tuesday, 28 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

...  They can, for instance, prescribe medication and provide pre-natal care. But to reach the provincial target, nursing schools have to increase their number of graduates.  There are currently ...

Conf Board Can (March 14)Demand for Nursing Services Challenging to Meet as Canada’s Population Ages

Created on Wednesday, 15 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Ottawa, March 14, 2017—The regulated nursing workforce in Canada will have an increasingly difficult time supporting the continuing care needs of seniors. According to a new Conference Board of ...

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