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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 ...

HWTAC (March 22): Webinar- Two States’ Experiences Using HRSA’s Web-based Nursing Supply and Demand

Created on Monday, 13 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Webinar Title: Two States’ Experiences Using HRSA’s Web-based Nursing Supply and Demand Model Presenters: Linda M. Lacey Director, Office for Healthcare Workforce Analysis and Planning South ...

CBC Radio (Feb 8 2017): When a hospital patient becomes violent

Created on Wednesday, 08 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... had been brought to a suburban ER where I used to work.  He was on a stretcher in a hallway.  Suddenly, he was off the stretcher, screaming, as he ran toward the nursing station. Like a blur, ...

Jamaica Observer (Feb 2 2017): Critical nursing shortage as they flee to greener pastures

Created on Thursday, 02 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Dr Christopher Tufton, the Jamaican health minister, must be very heartened by the verbal support he has received from his counterparts in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada in his lamentations ...

CBCNews (Jan 31): Nursing test could set up Canadian nurses to be lured to U.S.

Created on Thursday, 02 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Nursing students and schools are sounding the alarm on what they see as an "Americanization" of Canadian university nursing curriculum. Some say an American-style exam could end up sending more nurses ...

Globe and Mail (Jan 10 2017): The real health-care change we need? Strong leadership

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

... include, for example, the administration of hospitals or nursing homes. The problem with Canadian health care is not too many or too few health regions; it is that no one is ultimately in charge, or ...

(The Bullet- Nov 8 2016) Violence Against Healthcare Workers: A Canadian Experience

Created on Tuesday, 08 November 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... as intrinsic to the job. “We help people. We are there for them in their last days. We keep them pain free as much as we can. That’s the nursing that I went into. Not what we’re doing now. Not being ...

(Ottawa Citizen Nov 3 2016): Editorial: Confronting care struggles in nursing homes

Created on Friday, 04 November 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

There’s a decent chance that someday you or a loved one will live in a nursing home. Perhaps you’ll get good care. Ideally, your family will visit so you won’t be lonely.   But the opposite is ...

(Maclean's Nov 2016): As DNA’s secrets are revealed, genetic counsellors interpret results

Created on Friday, 04 November 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... degrees in biology or psychology, but some apply from disciplines such as nursing. The right volunteer experience can boost a student’s chance of being accepted. Pirjamali took a year off after his biology ...

CHWC 2016 Presentations

Created on Monday, 17 October 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... Populations Abstract: Click Here to Download Françoise Filion, Ingram School of Nursing, McGill University Presentation: Employees Participating in Change: An Empowerment Approach to Employee ...

CHWC 2016 Presentations

Created on Thursday, 06 October 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... Click Here to Download Cynthia Baker & Siobahn Bond, Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing   A2: Scopes of Practice: Defining, Optmizing, and Implementing Presentation: "Scoping ...

The New Yorker (July,11-18, 2016): Hospice Nurse- A Tender Hand in the Presence of Death

Created on Tuesday, 05 July 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... that God was telling her to go into nursing instead. She was reading the Bible, 1 Thessalonians, and came across the verse “But we were gentle among you, even as a nurse cherisheth her children.” She said ...

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