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Caring for the Future of Nursing

        Dr. Judy Boychuck Duchscher RN, PhD Executive Director  – Nursing the Future Interview with Dr. Judy Boychuck Duchscher RN, PhD about her research on the transition of new graduate nurses into the profession and what has evolved from her research.   Links Research Cowin, L. , Duchscher, J.E.B. (2007). Transitional programs. […]

Innovating to Advance Nursing Care

Tjitze S. Hoekstra MSc, RN Care Innovator – St Antonius Hospital Links Map: St Antonius Ziekenhuis (Hospital) Research Hughes, F. (2006) Nurses at the forefront of innovation, International Nursing Review, 53(2), 94-101. Shirey M. (2006) Evidence-based practice: how nurse leaders can facilitate innovation. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 30(3), 252–268. Unterschuetz, C., Hughes, P., Nienhauser, D., Weberg, […]

Supporting Nurses’ Research and Education

Hélène Sabourin, RN, BScN, MHA Links The Canadian Nurses Foundation – La Fondation des infirmières et infirmiers du Canada Question Do you know of any technology that easily allows you to find what research has been done in a particular area, or grants are given out? Have you ever applied for awards or grants? What […]

Helping Nurses Take Hold of Their Careers

      Dr Janice Waddell RN, BScN, MA, PhD Links Donner-Wheeler Career Planning Model Research McGillis Hall, L., Waddell, J., Donner, G., & Wheeler, M. (2004) Outcomes of a Career Planning And Development Program For Registered Nurses, Nursing Economics, 22(5), 231-238. Question Janice: Do you have a mentor, a person in your career you […]

Advocating for the Environment

Hilda Swirsky, RN, BScN MEd Links What is the Relationship between Climate Change and Weather? Spare the Air Actions What is climate change? Nursing and Environmental Health Canadian Nurses Association’s Position Statement – The environment a determinant of Health Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario – Environment and Health (many links on this page) Research Google […]

Are you culturally competent?

Dr Joan Lesmond, RN PhD Executive Director – Community Engagement Links Ontario Community Support Association Regent Park Community Centre Association of Ontario Health Centres Research Betancourt, J.R., Green, A.R, Carrillo, E. & Park, E.R. (2005) Cultural Competence and Health Care Disparities: Key Perspectives and Trends. Health Affairs, 24(2), 499-505. Google Scholar: Cultural Competency health care […]

Leadership in Nursing – Making other successful

Mary Ferguson–Paré, RN, PhD, CHE Vice-President – Professional Affairs and Chief Nurse Executive – University Health Network Associate Professor, University of Toronto – Faculty of Nursing Links MFP TV Nursing Channel Nurses for Tomorrow Nursing Best Practice Guidelines Research Human Becoming and 80/20: An Innovative Professional Development Model for Nurses

Can nurses play a part in reducing poverty?

Lynn Anne Mulrooney Registered Nurses Association of Ontario – Senior Policy Analyst Discussing the 25 in 5 Network – a organization that is aiming to reduce poverty by  25% in 5 years. POVERTY RESOURCE LINKS RNAO Resources on Social Determinants of Health, including poverty Video Vignettes from Vote out Poverty Event Oct 2007 provincial election […]