Winter 2014

 

C Get to Know your Board Members! This edition featuring: Nicolette Slovitt, CHNIG Board Member Professional Practice – Public Health.

H In Home and Community Care of Older Adults and Their Families Click here for more information on the recently released report by the Aging, Community and Health Research Unit from McMaster University, School of Nursing.

N CHNIG Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries Learn more about available opportunities for awards, bursaries and scholarships from CHNIG!

I Community Health Nursing in the News! Read some of the latest headlines related to Community Health Nursing.

G Professional Development and Education The Health Promotion Seminars are helping nurses learn and prepare for certification in community health nursing.

C – Get to know your Board Members!

Nicolette Slovitt is the representative for Professional Practice – Public Health on the CHNIG board. In her day-to-day work she is the Consultant for Professional Practice at Toronto Public Health. In this role, she supports, not only nurses, but also physicians, dietitians, dental staff, health inspectors and other allied health members of staff with professional practice issues.

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H – In Home and Community Care of Older Adults And Their Families. Report Released.

The Aging, Community and Health Research Unit (ACHRU) at McMaster University has completed research surrounding the care of Older Adults and their Families within the community setting.

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N- CHNIG Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries

Every year CHNIG supports its members, both registered nurses and students, with a variety of scholarships, awards and bursaries. To obtain more detailed information, funding information, application forms or appropriate links, please visit the CHNIG web site at www.chnig.org.

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I - Community Health Nursing in the News! Articles relevant to our work as Community Health Nurses

Ontario to tackle homelessness in new anti-poverty plan, Laurie Monsebraaten, Toronto Star, September 2, 2014

Health organizations spread word on FASD, Ron Grech, Timmins Press, September 10, 2014

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G- Professional Development And Education

The Health Promotion Seminar Series is a collaborative effort between the de Souza Institute, the Community Health Nurses’ Initiatives Group (CHNIG) and the Community Health Nurses of Canada (CHNC). The seminars offer an opportunity for professional development for nurses working in all domains of practice: community or acute care.

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