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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

... psychotherapy in individual or group settings delivered by non-physicians — such as nurses, psychologists, psychotherapists and social workers — be publicly funded for depression and anxiety. Such a change, ...

CBC (Jan 15) How P.E.I.'s health system is dealing with violent patients

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

... says Kelley Rayner. (CBC) "It would trigger the staff, if they're not familiar with the patient, to go and ask the nurses what's the plan for them. How should I approach them so that it's safe for the ...

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

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

... a health services researcher and epidemiologist at Laurentian University, who will work with the program. “We will see more nurses, social workers, doctors, coming out of this. It is meant to be supportive ...

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

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

... a health services researcher and epidemiologist at Laurentian University, who will work with the program. “We will see more nurses, social workers, doctors, coming out of this. It is meant to be supportive ...

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

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

... full-time general practitioner, Dr. Ojistoh Horn, as well as several other nurse practitioners, part-time specialists and even traditional medicine practitioners. According to Horn, since Drs. Tremblay, ...

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

... really enjoying it.” Gallais is excited to work with a team of nurses, doctors, other therapists and people in the community who value her advice and her services as a PT. Her typical day includes seeing ...

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

Registered nurses and health-care professional leaders from across the province will be in Toronto this week to attend the Biennial Convention of the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA).  ...

CBC news (November 27): Health-care workplace violence under-reported, suggests Ontario study

Created on Wednesday, 29 November 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Nurses and other health-care workers in Ontario face unprovoked violence and assault from their patients, suggests a study released Monday. "We interviewed over 54 hospital workers from across the province ...

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

...  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 News (Oct 16):Yukon nurse shortage compromises 'safe, competent and ethical care,' says YRNA

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

The Yukon Registered Nurses Association (YRNA) has weighed in on the territory's rural nurse shortage, saying a nurse's workload should not increase just because there are vacant jobs. Last week, a petition ...

Business Insider (October 10): Nurses Know: Better Care Starts Here

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

TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2017 /CNW/ - Nurses know that better care for our hospital, long-term care and home care patients starts with more front-line Registered Nurses (RNs) and health-care professionals; ...

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

... a sick person in the hallway, but also knowing there's a sick person in our beds. And which one do we move? How do we get them in quicker?" he said. "That's what our nurses, our paramedics ...

CBC PEI (October 04): 'Extremely shorthanded:' P.E.I. lacks psychiatrists for ER care

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

...  "We are extremely shorthanded and that job cannot be done by nurse practitioners nor can it be done by psychologists."  This could include someone who turns up at an emergency room with ...

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

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

... Problems can arise, though, if sonographers fail to properly capture an image, leaving the doctor, midwife, or nurse practitioner who ordered the sonogram with incomplete information. The safety of 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

... Association of Yukon, Yukon Hospital Corporation, Yukon Medical Association, Yukon Registered Nurses Association and a rural member of the public. It will be co-chaired by representatives from the Government ...

National Post (Aug 25): A 'huge problem’: Over half of Ontario's neonatal ICUs closed to new patient

Created on Friday, 25 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... level-three nurseries?” asked MacDonald, a pediatrician who serves a trio of hospitals in the fast-growing Halton region west of Toronto. “We don’t have the beds.” The shortage of space in neonatal intensive-care ...

Better Home Care in Canada: A National Action Plan

Created on Wednesday, 23 August 2017. Posted in HHR/Reports

... Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada worked together to develop Better Home Care : A National Action Plan. The Action Plan aims to advance this priority  ...

Healio Rheumatology (Aug 2017): Advancing Standards of Care in Pediatric Rheumatology

Created on Friday, 18 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... uses. All of this points to suboptimal patient outcomes. “A problem is the current rheumatology workforce shortage,” Cathy Patty-Resk, MSN, RN, CPNP, pediatric rheumatology nurse practitioner ...

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