The Article: Effect of Daily Chlorhexidine Bathing on Hospital-Aquired Infection [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23388005] Big Idea: Can using chlorhexidine impregnated cloths to bed bath patients reduce rates of Multi-Drug Resistant Organism (MDRO) acquisition and bloodstream infection rates in hospitals? Evidence: Observational studies (looking at populations uncontrolled by researchers) suggest that chlorhexidine bathing reduces multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) aquisition and […]
Dr Judith Shamian is the CEO of the Victoria Order of Nurses. As an experienced clinical nurse and health care executive she takes time to share some of what she has learned along the way.
Joan Mitchell began her career in Toronto, Canada before working internationally. She is currently working in Saudi Arabia and conducting research on the nursing workforce.
Peter Goossens, a Dutch mental health nurse and researcher, and I sit down to discuss his research that helps bi-polar patients recognize on coming periods of mania and depression.
Irmajean Bajnok RN PhD Director of International Affairs and Best Practice Guidelines – Registered Nurses Association of Ontario Sitting down with Irmajean Bajnok we discuss her experience and how she came to be Director of the IA-BPG. We talk about how the BPG came to be but also about how she hopes that they are […]
Sioban Nelson PhD Dean and Professor – Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing After starting the MN at the University of Toronto, I have had a few readings from Sioban about understanding the history of Nursing. These articles really helped my understanding of nursing. Being young in the profession this historical analysis helps to ground […]
Chris Salgodo RN, BN, MA Chris Salgado RN, BN, MA Program Leader – Children, Youth & Families Program Vancouver Coastal Health I really must apologize to Chris about this podcast. We had a great conversation in January last year (2009). We met at the Canadian Nursing Association – Nursing Leadership Conference. She had a very […]
Dr Michael Gardam Director of Infectious Disease Prevention and Control – Agency for Health Protection and Promotion Director of Infection Prevention and Control – University Health Network An experienced and passionate physician in the field of infection control, Dr Michael Gardam is now working with the Agency for Health Protection and Promotion on provincial issues […]
Dr Mary Jane Esplen RN Clinician Scientist and Professor – University of Toronto Area of expertise: Psychosocial Oncology Dr Mary Jane Esplen has an extensive career in clinical oncology practice that has evolved over the years to include research as major part of her role. Her ability to drive research strongly tied to clinical practice […]