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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 ...

Health Workforce Policies in OECD Countries: Right jobs, Right Skills, Right Places

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Features/Scopes of Practice

... OECD countries, with a particular focus on doctors and nurses given the preeminent role that they have traditionally played in health service delivery. Reference: OECD (2016), Health Workforce Policies ...

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

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

... 2017-2020 was created in consultation with frontline nurses, educational institutions, nursing associations and unions and other health care providers. The strategy has recommendations to maintain ...

CBC BC (April 6) Nurse practitioners say they can help fill gaps in B.C. physician shortage

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

British Columbia's nurse practitioners could help ease the province's strained health care system, says the head of the profession's main association in B.C. In order to do that, they ...

Herald News & CPNS (April 1): College of Paramedics of Nova Scotia effective April 1

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

... important role in our health-care system, not only as first responders, but also providing palliative care support and working alongside doctors, nurses and other health-care professionals,” said Health ...

Regina Leader-Post (April 5): Pharmacists hope to further expand their role in health-care system

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

... health care, now that pharmacists and nurse practitioners can prescribe some medications. Allowing pharmacists to perform more duties will help overworked doctors, and ease the problems patients are ...

Degress (Mar 31): Podcast -Strengthening the global health workforce

Created on Tuesday, 04 April 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... because, w/o them, millions around the world will never have access to proper care.CLICK TO TWEET Another component is examining all jobs along the workforce “value chain” — not just doctors and nurses ...

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

Quebec will use $25 million from the new health accord it signed with the federal government to boost the number of nurse practitioners in the province. The province wants to have 2,000 of ...

CBCNews (March 22): Collaborative-care clinics a hit with doctors, but slow rolling out

Created on Wednesday, 22 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... model is meant to bring together a variety of health-care professionals — a family doctor, nurse, nurse practitioner, dietitian, psychologist and others — to provide better care and free up doctors ...

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

... Canada report, demand for nursing services is expected to increase at a much stronger pace than the supply of nurses as Canada’s population ages. “Canada’s aging population will cause a dramatic rise ...

FNHA (March 1) :All Regulated Health Professions Commit to a Safer Health System for First Nations

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

... their representatives and the members of the BC Health Regulators.    QUOTES: Cynthia Johansen, Registrar/CEO of the College of Registered Nurses of BC (CRNBC): “As the largest group 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

... workforce data collection, analysis, and research. This webinar, the third in a 3-part series, features the experiences of nursing researchers in 2 states using their own nurse supply data in HRSA’s web-based ...

Thompson Citizen (Feb 8 2017): Primary Care Provider

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

... primary care provider is?  A primary care provider is a medical professional – either a family doctor or a nurse practitioner – that is responsible for providing ongoing medical care to you and ...

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

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

Violent incidents against doctors and nurses are a growing problem at Canadian hospitals. The surprise is that the perpetrators are often patients.  That's according to an editorial in the ...

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

... about the island’s tragic loss of critical nurses to greener pastures. Recognising that Jamaica’s options are extremely limited, he took his concerns to a recent meeting of the High-Level Commission ...

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 ...

Merritt Herald (Jan 25th 2016): New doc in town — just not practicing yet

Created on Thursday, 26 January 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Merritt’s Mayor Neil Menard calls them like he sees them — and he’s been watching as his city has lost two doctors and a nurse practitioner over the last year, while bureaucratic delays bogged down any ...

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

... biggest expense – payments to physicians, nurses and other health workers, which account for about 60 per cent of all health spending – are centrally negotiated and out of the control of managers. In many ...

i politics (Dec 6): Want a better health system? Put patients in charge

Created on Wednesday, 07 December 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... offices could be handled by nurse practitioners just as effectively. Midwives have been found to perform as well or better than obstetricians in terms of outcomes and patient satisfaction. Physiotherapists ...

MHA Bearpit Session 3: Interprofessional Collaboration in the Health Sector (Nov 28)

Created on Friday, 11 November 2016. Posted in Other Events/Past Events

...  View on Google Maps   Presenters: Valerie Grdisa RN, MS, PhD Director of International Affairs and the Best Practice Guidelines Centre Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario ...

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