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 […]

Nurse caught using facebook- innovating to learn, recruit and retain

Dr. Claire Mallette RN, PhD Director of Education, Placement and Development University Health Network Links UHN Facebook Group UHN Nursing Website Questions: What do you want to know or see provided through sources like the UHN facebook group, what would bring you back? Have you applied to any job advertisements from Facebook, has your organization […]

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 we learn from dummies? Research on Simulated Learning

Ryan Brydges BSc, MSc, PhD(c) University of Toronto – Institute of Medical Science Links The Network of Excellence in Simulation for Clinical Teaching and Learning (NESCTL) Society for Simulation in Healthcare Research Developing criteria for proficiency-based training of surgical technical skills using simulation: changes in performances as a function of training year Application of motor […]

Is healthcare focused on the wrong thing?

Marian Walsh CEO – BRIDGEPOINT HEALTH Links Centre for Global eHealth Innovation Patient Self Management Network of Ontario Chronic Disease Prevention Aliance of Canada Ontario Health Quality Council Heart and Stroke Foundation Veterans Health Administration Kiaser Permanente Ministry of Health of Spain QUESTION Have you seen any health promotion/prevention initiatives that you like, or thought […]

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 […]

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