Community News


06 Nov Sign in to win on NurseOne

Enter NurseONE’s “Sign In to Win” contest for your chance at one of six cash prizes! It’s easy! Simply register and complete your profile on NurseONE or log in and update your profile if you are already registered. Contest runs Oct. 3-Nov. 30, 2011. Visit...

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04 Nov CHNIG Award for Clinical Excellence in Community Health Nursing

Do you know a community health nurse in practice who has demonstrated expertise in practice, demonstrated professionalism, leadership and good interpersonal skills? If so, then nominate this nurse today for the CHNIG Award for Clinical Excellence in Community Health Nursing. Every year, CHNIG in collaboration...

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27 Oct Member Survey Winner

Thank you to everyone who participated in our member survey!  Congratulations to Suzanne Racette for being selected to win a Coles Gift Certificate!  The CHNIG Executive will be reviewing your responses to learn what issues are important to you. We are always looking for volunteers to...

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17 Oct Home Care Nurse Education

The Ontario Home Care Association (OHCA) and the Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA), is pleased to announce the re-launch of the Home Care Nurse Education website (www.homecarenurseeducation.ca).  Please see Press Release here. Under the leadership of the OHCA-OCSA Home Care Nursing Practice Council, the website is...

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26 Sep First Health Promotion Seminar was a Success!

The first in a series of professional development events hosted by CHNIG and de Souza was held September 22nd via OTN and webinar. 'Smoking Cessation for your Practice' was facilitated by Jennifer Tonn and was a smashing success.  Jennifer presented the evidence-based 4 A's method with...

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07 Sep Health Promotion Monthly Seminar Series

The Health Promotion Seminar Series is a collaborative effort between de Souza Institute and the Community Health Nurses Initiatives Group (CHNIG). The seminars offer an opportunity for professional development to nurses working in all domains of practice; community or acute care. Topics are focused on...

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15 Aug Ontario gives its immunization schedule a boost

Starting August 2011, the Ontario government is expanding the immunization schedule to better protect infants and children from serious infectious diseases. The expanded program includes: A new oral rotavirus vaccine to protect infants against rotavirus - a disease that causes severe diarrhea, vomiting and dehydration and lead...

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04 Jul New Nursing Practice Profiles Released by RNAO

Home Health Nurses deliver an array of nursing care services for people of all ages in the their own homes surrounded by family, friends and their community. To learn more about the interventions home health care nurses deliver that allow Canadians to successfully manage increasingly...

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