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

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

... legislated scope of practice. While the role of the nurse practitioner has existed for over 40 years in Canada, legislation supporting the official recognition of their scope of practice has evolved ...

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

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

... legislated scope of practice. While the role of the nurse practitioner has existed for over 40 years in Canada, legislation supporting the official recognition of their scope of practice has evolved ...

The Globe And Mail (Jan 14) Rural medicine: How a gamble to bring in doctors is paying off

Created on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

... has 64 places, split between the two cities. It gets more than 2,000 applicants annually. Tuition fees are $20,000 a year, middle-of-the-pack among Canada's 17 medical schools. The selection process ...

The Globe And Mail (Jan 14) Rural medicine: How a gamble to bring in doctors is paying off

Created on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... has 64 places, split between the two cities. It gets more than 2,000 applicants annually. Tuition fees are $20,000 a year, middle-of-the-pack among Canada's 17 medical schools. The selection process ...

standard-freeholder (Jan 8) Akwesasne clinic working to address doctors' shortage

Created on Thursday, 11 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... but it’s open to students across Canada. It’s for their third-year rural elective,” explained Horn. After consulting the community to get permission, Horn approached the university this past summer to ...

Nipawin News (Jan 10) Finding Work-Life Balance in Northeast Saskatchewan with Triston Gallais

Created on Thursday, 11 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... one stop shop for physicians and their families wanting to live and work in Saskatchewan Canada. Also known as the Physician Recruitment Agency of Saskatchewan, we work in partnership with students, medical ...

Metro Vancouver (Jan 08) Critical worker shortages in seniors care drive recruitment campaign

Created on Tuesday, 09 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... available in the sector. “It is no secret that Canada faces the challenges of an aging demographic,” says BCCPA CEO Daniel Fontaine. “What is perhaps less understood is the huge employment demand this ...

The Star (18 Dec): It's time to fix medicare's innovation problem

Created on Monday, 18 December 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Reinhardt was right. For example, the Commonwealth Fund has consistently placed Canada near the bottom of the pile when it comes to health system performance. And once we look outside the United States, ...

Health Human Resources Strategy

Created on Tuesday, 12 December 2017. Posted in Features/HHR Planning

This online resource presents concepts and courses of action for improving access to French language health services across Canada, and supports the vision and strategic directions set out in Health ...

Battling zombies with brains: SPPH celebrates career of Professor Emeritus Morris Barer

Created on Tuesday, 12 December 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... He served as director of CHSPR until 2001, and then again from 2007 to 2012. Health services and policy research in Canada has grown since he first began in the field, and in an ideal future, Dr. Barer ...

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

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

The following summary has been taken from the NP Canada Pocosa english video. Nurse practitioners are often referred to as super nurses. They are nurses with more extensive training and a broader scope ...

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

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

The following summary has been taken from the NP Canada Pocosa english video. Nurse practitioners are often referred to as super nurses. They are nurses with more extensive training and a broader scope ...

Toronto Star (November 11): Canada needs affordable alternatives to opioids, health groups urge

Created on Tuesday, 14 November 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... for Safe and Effective Pain Management, says a lack of affordable alternatives for pain relief in Canada is partly behind an over-reliance on opioids and rising addiction rates. “Canada is the second-leading ...

CBC Radio (Oct 16): Let's talk: Why Canadians need health care in their own language

Created on Wednesday, 18 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

By Dr. Brian Goldman   Canada prides itself on its diverse, multicultural population. But some newcomers who don't speak English or French may have serious difficulty communicating ...

Global News (Oct 16): NB experiencing significant shortage of public sector psychologists

Created on Tuesday, 17 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... public sector across Canada, not just in New Brunswick,” said communications officer Paul Bradley in an email statement. “As of July 2017, there are a total of 25 public sector vacancies for psychology ...

CBC News (October 10): Strain of balancing ER demand with capacity leads to ambulance offload delays

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

... but added that offload delays are a problem across Canada. While he believes they can get everyone in line with the provincial standard, Travers said there's also a focus on reducing the need for people ...

TVO (October 04): Ontario’s ‘entertainment ultrasound’ clinics will remain unregulated for now

Created on Wednesday, 04 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... technology notwithstanding, numerous medical organizations — including the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada — ...

Yukon Government (Sept 27): Government of Yukon takes steps towards regulated midwifery in Yukon

Created on Friday, 29 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... pregnancy, labour, and up to approximately six weeks after birth. Across Canada there are more than 1,500 trained and certified midwives. It’s estimated that they provide services in approximately ten ...

Breakfast Television (28 Sep): Ontario to require disclosure of pharma payments to health profession

Created on Thursday, 28 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... want and deserve,” Hoskins said in an interview Tuesday. “We are the first jurisdiction in Canada to undertake this, so I think that that leadership by Ontario is important on an issue that I think resonates ...

CTV News (28 Sep): Health systems often discriminate against Indigenous patients: Philpott

Created on Thursday, 28 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... they speak, should not ever be a barrier to getting the best quality of care," she said. Dr. Alika Lafontaine, past president of the Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada, welcomed the minister's ...

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