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CBC (Feb 14) A clinic that opened in 1971 is the future of Nova Scotia health care

Created on Thursday, 15 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... of work includes ordering X-rays, ultrasounds and prescribing medication. "I used to do outpost nursing, so I got a good feel for working independently but also collaboratively because physicians were ...

CTV (Feb 3) Drug diversion provides 'fix' for addicted health care professionals

Created on Tuesday, 06 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... being caught by her hospital, she was never reported to her nursing college or to police. W5's documentary "Hospital Secrets" airs Saturday at 7 p.m. on CTV To view the original article, click here. ...

CBC (Jan 31) Sherbrooke nurse's cry for help on social media prompts response from health minister

Created on Thursday, 01 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... Health Minister Gaétan Barrette: "The health care reform is a success." She goes on to say: "This is the face of nursing." Her lengthy post explains how she is exhausted and stressed, after finishing ...

Hamilton Spectator (Feb 1) Longtime head of Ontario’s nurses talks about the challenges ahead as...

Created on Thursday, 01 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... which allows that venue to discuss gaps in quality patient care, is a really key one. It basically started language across all of Canada in the other nursing unions and some of the other health care ...

CBC (Feb 1) One of Nova Scotia's first black nurses recalls struggles and triumphs

Created on Thursday, 01 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... black person to be talking and nursing her and looking after her," Yakimchuk, 86, recalled in an interview. "And I found that I was hurt by the confrontation there with her." In 1954, the Whitney Pier ...

The Globe And Mail (Jan 21) Newfoundland’s only midwife tasked with a special delivery

Created on Tuesday, 23 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... being socially conservative … it takes a little while for us to take on new ideas," said Ms. Noseworthy, who teaches in the School of Nursing at Memorial University in St. John's. "But of course, midwifery ...

McGill (Jan 18) McGill a hub for next generations of nurse practitioners

Created on Friday, 19 January 2018. Posted in Features/Scopes of Practice

By Christina Kozakiewicz, Ingram School of Nursing Nurse practitioners work within a legally-sanctioned scope of practice (a term used to refer to all activities authorized by a particular role) which ...

McGill (Jan 18) McGill a hub for next generations of nurse practitioners

Created on Friday, 19 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

By Christina Kozakiewicz, Ingram School of Nursing Nurse practitioners work within a legally-sanctioned scope of practice (a term used to refer to all activities authorized by a particular role) which ...

CBC (Jan 17) Paramedic house calls 'a godsend' for nursing homes battling flu outbreaks

Created on Thursday, 18 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

When Robert Wilson first enters Vicky Gorgichuk's bright room at Chartwell Stonehaven Retirement Residence, she seems unsure who he is, or what he's doing there. "You look like a policeman," Gorgichuk ...

lfpress (Jan 12) Western University heading up Indigenous health network

Created on Monday, 15 January 2018. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

... of researchers, but that whole investment in the health field means more people attending university, going through nursing programs and schools of medicine,” said Walker. “It is a ripple effect, but I ...

lfpress (Jan 12) Western University heading up Indigenous health network

Created on Monday, 15 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... of researchers, but that whole investment in the health field means more people attending university, going through nursing programs and schools of medicine,” said Walker. “It is a ripple effect, but I ...

More than 1,000 ONA RN & Health-Care Professional Leaders Gather in Toronto for Biennial ConventioN

Created on Tuesday, 05 December 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... attend some of the sessions. Please pre-register via email at shereeb@ona.org. ONA is the union representing 65,000 registered nurses and health professionals, as well as 16,000 nursing student ...

A Pocosa analysis of the nurse practitioners deployment in Canada (2017)

Created on Tuesday, 21 November 2017. Posted in Features/Scopes of Practice

... research chair in collaboration with nursing students from the University of Montreal collected data from all 10 Canadian provinces to try and see what NPs actually do. They looked at two major dimensions, ...

A Pocosa analysis of the nurse practioners deployment in Canada (2017)

Created on Tuesday, 21 November 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... research chair in collaboration with nursing students from the University of Montreal collected data from all 10 Canadian provinces to try and see what NPs actually do. They looked at two major dimensions, ...

Business Insider (October 10): Nurses Know: Better Care Starts Here

Created on Tuesday, 10 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... health-care professionals, as well as more than 16,000 nursing student affiliates, providing care in hospitals, long-term care facilities, public health, the community, clinics and industry. Author: ...

Better Home Care in Canada: A National Action Plan

Created on Wednesday, 23 August 2017. Posted in HHR/Reports

  Home care is a priority for all Canadians-for patients and their carers, for health care providers, and for governments. In recognition of this, the Canadian Home Care Association (CHCA), the ...

Ontario Nurses' Association (AUG 17): Front-Line Nurses Left Unprotected from Violence...

Created on Thursday, 17 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... lives while providing the quality care our patients need and deserve.” ONA is the union representing 64,000 registered nurses and health-care professionals, as well as almost 16,000 nursing student affiliates, ...

CBC (Aug 17): Camp aims to recruit Indigenous youth to jobs in health care

Created on Thursday, 17 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... take time out of their day is just a really great opportunity." Sturge Sparkes says out of the 11 students from the first camp in 2015, four are currently studying nursing.  "I think that's a ...

Healthy Debate (Aug 08): Room for improvement in Ontario’s MAID Care Coordination Service

Created on Wednesday, 09 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... in a patient’s home or a nursing home. These numbers indicate that far from being a rare and extreme option, MAID is being embraced by many Canadians, who have shown consistently strong support in polls for ...

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.  ...

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