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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

... includes elements that were once exclusive to medical practice, and practiced by physicians only. The Canadian Nurses Association defines nurse practitioners as registered nurses with additional educational ...

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

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

... includes elements that were once exclusive to medical practice, and practiced by physicians only. The Canadian Nurses Association defines nurse practitioners as registered nurses with additional educational ...

thestar (Jan 15) Province should fund psychotherapy by non-doctors, says provincial agency on...

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

... to the agency, about 11 per cent of Canadians will experience major depression and 6 per cent generalized anxiety disorder, which are among the most common mental illnesses. Health Quality Ontario is suggesting ...

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

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

... they can be “self-determining in their futures,” she added. The program has received $1 million in funding from the Canadian Institute for Health Research and $1.2 million from partners, over the next ...

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

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

... they can be “self-determining in their futures,” she added. The program has received $1 million in funding from the Canadian Institute for Health Research and $1.2 million from partners, over the next ...

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

... goals. These goals include: increasing the number of University of Saskatchewan graduates remaining in the province; increasing the number of Canadian trained physicians choosing to practice in Saskatchewan; ...

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

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

... at Princeton, but his world view was strongly influenced by Canadian experience. Reinhardt did his undergraduate degree at the University of Saskatchewan in the 1960s during the tumultuous years when ...

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

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

... Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) award named after he and colleague Colleen Flood, (“it feels really weird”), Dr. Barer says he is slowly adjusting to his retirement, but knows the zombies ...

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

... on Tuesday before retiring after 40 years as a leader in ONA, including 14 years in the position of ONA Provincial President. In addition, speakers include D.M. Abrashoff, Canadian Federation of Nurses ...

Canadian Health Workforce Conference 2018 (Oct 4-5 2018)

Created on Monday, 04 December 2017. Posted in Other Events/Upcoming Events

About the CHWC:  The Canadian Health Workforce Conference (CHWC) brings together policy makers, academics, researchers, practitioners  and students from across the country with responsibility ...

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, ...

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

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

...  The 10-member coalition includes the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists, Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction, Canadian Chiropractic Association, Canadian Nurses Association, the ...

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

... with their doctor.  An editorial published earlier today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal says the health care system needs to do better.   The editorial says ...

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

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

... the New Brunswick Department of Health says the problem is not isolated to the province. “According to the Canadian Psychologists Association, there is a shortage of psychologists working in the ...

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

... per cent of all Canadian births. Regulating midwifery as a profession in Yukon will provide a framework to guide those midwives who currently practice here, as well as other certified midwives who wish ...

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

... with all Canadians.” The province consulted over the summer with patient groups, health-care providers and the pharmaceutical and medical device industries about payments such as speaking engagement ...

Gov. Canada (Aug 18): Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on changes to the Ministry

Created on Monday, 28 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... and Canadians. He also thanked Minister of Natural Resources James Carr for serving as acting Minister of Public Services and Procurement. Click Here to Access Original Announcement  ...

London Free Press (Aug 24): Health care Shortage of psychiatrists in London hits wait times for kids

Created on Thursday, 24 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

...  The average gross annual pay for a psychiatrist in Canada was $255,745 in 2014-15, according to the Canadian Institute for Health Information’s national physician database. Psychiatrist earnings are ...

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 ...

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