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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 ...

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 ...

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

... the so-called "super nurses"  by 2025. There are currently 428. Nurse practitioners are considered by many to be key to alleviating a shortage of access to primary health care in Quebec. ...

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

As the government works to recruit doctors to practise in the province, a director with Doctors Nova Scotia says more flexibility during the changeover to collaborative-care centres could help ...

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 ...

Thompson Citizen (Feb 8 2017): Primary Care Provider

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

... your entire family. More and more, these providers are working as part of health teams made up of a wide range of health professions, including nurses, dietitians and midwives.  Who cares about ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

... from my nose. I couldn’t breathe. I started to panic.” A Chronic and Widespread Problem Every one of the 150 registered practical nurses (RPNs) from across Ontario attending a conference on violence ...

CHWC 2016 Presentations

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

...  Kelly Grimes, Canadian Health Leadership Network Presentation: The Value of Relationship at Work: Examining Nurses' Workplace Social Capital in Hospital Settings Abstract: Click Here to Download ...

CHWC 2016 Presentations

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

... Retirement Intentions Among Rural and Remote Nurses in Canada Abstract: Click Here to Download Martha MacLeod, University of Northern British Columbia Presentation: Exit Strategies: THe Timing and ...

HeakthCareersInSask.ca (August 10, 2016): It Takes a Village to Provide Healthcare

Created on Thursday, 11 August 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... (NPs), Registered Nurses (RNs), Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPNs), Licenced Practical Nurses (LPNs) and Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs). In my view these individuals and communities are innovation ...

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

... is not brisk or efficient, as nurses in hospitals are. She is purposely inefficient, in fact. Most of the time when she visits patients, she doesn’t have much to do: she takes vital signs, she checks that ...

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