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- New ideas for an age-old problem. Villeneuva, Michael J. // Canadian Nurse;Oct2011, Vol. 107 Issue 8, p15
The main cause of concern among many Canadians is whether or not the health-care system will be able to support the growing number of seniors, which is expected to reach nearly 10 million by 2036. One of the main topics of focus at the Canadian Nurses Association's (CNA's) National Expert...
- RN entry exam must be Canadian made and owned. // Canadian Nurse;Feb2012, Vol. 108 Issue 2, p18
The article reports that the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) is petitioning for a made- and owned-in Canada registered nurse (RN) entry exam, and has released a declaration of principles required for the exam; also discussed is a video message from CNA president Judith Shamian.
- Supporting your practice: CNA's new tools and resources. // Canadian Nurse;Nov2012, Vol. 108 Issue 9, p18
The article presents information on the new tools and resources from the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) that supports nursing practice including the CNA Webinar Series: Progress in Practice and at-a-glance expert commission handout.
- Canadian Nurses Foundation: Fabulous at 50. Cavanaugh, Sue // Canadian Nurse;Nov2012, Vol. 108 Issue 9, p26
The article describes the success of the Canadian Nurses Foundation (CNF), a registered charitable organization founded in 1962. The organization was launched in 1962 to provide financial support for nurses willing to pursue further education. In the 50 years since, CNF has awarded scholarships,...
- England hikes educational requirements for nurses. Spooner, Mary Helen; Vogel, Lauren // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/9/2010 Supplement, Vol. 182, pE129
The article reports that the new minimum entry requirement for nurses in England will be elevated to four years degree to conform the standards set by the Nursing and Midwifery Council. It states that a review by the council standards had concluded that a higher standards for education allows...
- Cincinnati Nursing Schools Answer a Call to Excellence. Armstrong, Coleen // Cincinnati Magazine;May2010, Vol. 43 Issue 8, p128
The article informs that many nursing schools of Cincinnati, Ohio, have already addressing problems found in the study "Educating Nurses: A Call For Radical Transformation," conducted by the Carnegie Foundation. The study has found that nursing schools demand immediate curriculum overhauls,...
- Embedded Extreme. Sanger, Stephanie // Journal of the Canadian Health Libraries Association (JCHLA);Aug2015, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p95
The article focuses on building relationship between embedded librarians and the emergency medical services (EMS) department.
- Supporting your practice: CNA's new tools and resources. // Canadian Nurse;Jan2010, Vol. 106 Issue 1, p21
The article focuses on webinars offered by the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) and its position statements. The responsibilities of nurses, employers and co-workers in dealing with fatigue will be discussed in the webinar "Drill Down Into Nurse Fatigue and Patient Safety." It cites the...
- United we must standâ€¦for better medicare. Bard, Rachel // Canadian Nurse;Oct2009, Vol. 105 Issue 8, p3
The author stresses the need for all health professionals in Canada to unite to ensure better health care system in the nation. A study conducted by the Canadian Institute for Health Information shows that 86% of Canadians are satisfied with the health care they are receiving. She cites the...