Summer 2014

 

 

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President's Address
Greetings from our new President Cindy Baker-Barill

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Get to Know your Board Members!
This installment will feature Barbara Kennedy, Member Benefits

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CHNIG Award Winners
Highlighting the 2013-2014 CHNIG award winners and bursary recipients.

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

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Professional Development Webinars and Getting Involved Online!
The Health Promotion Seminars are helping nurses learn and prepare for certification in community health nursing. Details here.

C President's Address from Cindy Baker-Barill

I am very excited to become the president of the Community Health Nurses Initiative Group (CHNIG) for the next two years. Past president, Jennifer Bouwmeester has been a tremendous leader and I look forward to moving forward with her assistance (no rest yet Jen!). The board brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to CHNIG with membership being comprised of Community Health Nurses from a variety of sectors; education, public health, home care and primary care.

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H Get to know your Board Members!

Barbara Kennedy is the Board member for Member Benefits. Presently, she is part of the faculty at Humber Institute for Technology and Advanced Learning and part of the Humber College / University of New Brunswick Collaborative Bachelor of Nursing Program. She teaches across all 4 years of the degree program, with an area of interest in community and population health. She is a certified community health nurse.

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N - CHNIG Award Winners

CHNIG held its AGM on May 3rd, 2014 at the Toronto Hilton. CHNIG members joined the Board to celebrate the achievements of the past year. We thanked outgoing President Jennifer Bouwmeester for her outstanding years of leadership and welcomed incoming President, Cindy Baker-Barill.

Each year CHNIG supports members' knowledge and skill development through a variety of awards, scholarships and grants. All CHNIG members in community practice, education, research, administration and primary care are eligible to apply. Congratulations to the following 2013-2014 recipients:

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I - Community Health Nursing in the News!

Oshawa Centre supports Aboriginal youth with funding, June 2014, Oshawa This Week.

May 2014, Maryanne Firth, St Catherines Standard.

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G - Professional Development Webinars and Getting Involved Online!

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 to nurses working in all domains of practice: community or acute care. Topics are focused on current issues, and provide a means for knowledge transfer, discussion, and resources to apply to practice.

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