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20 Feb Controversies about CCACs and Home Care

Shortened hospital lengths of stay, and a growing number of people living with chronic diseases has meant that more Ontarians than ever are receiving health care services in their homes. In 2010, the Ontario Auditor General raised concerns about the quality and value of home care...

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20 Feb Drummond Commission’s Recommendations

Ontario Public Health Association Welcomes the Drummond Commission’s Recommendation to Focus on Prevention February 16, 2012/ Toronto, ON: The Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA), the voice of front-line public health professionals, endorses the Drummond Commission’s position that investments should be made in programs and activities that...

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13 Feb We are open for discussion at CHNresources.org…

http://www.CHNresources.org Liz Diem and Alwyn Moyer have initiated Community Health Nursing Resources as a virtual community of practice of community health nursing educators and practitioners. They collaborate to define issues, develop ways to deal with the issues, and distribute effective practice and classroom-ready resources. They believe...

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09 Feb Health Promotion Seminar Series: Primary Health Care

By the end of this seminar nurses will have an increased understanding of: The values and principles of primary health care and how they relate to community and acute care nursing practice The differences and similarities between primary care and primary health care The key concepts of primary...

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18 Jan Health Promotion Seminar Series: Cultural Safety

Learning Objectives: By the end of this seminar nurses will have an increased understanding of: Cultural safety education and how it applies to nursing practice with Aboriginal clients The history of the residential school system and its impact on Aboriginal communities The concept of intergenerational trauma The importance of relationship...

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17 Jan CHNIG urges the CNO to reconsider its decision

CHNIG wrote to the College of Nurses of Ontario expressing concern about the decision made by the CNO to partner with a US-owned company in the development of the RN entry exam.  Click here to read letter.   de Souza Educational Workshops Posted on Jan 17, 2012  de Souza...

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05 Jan RNFOO 2012 Awards & Scholarships

Please be aware that the deadline for applying for Awards and Scholarships from the Registered Nurses' Foundation of Ontario (RNFOO) is Monday Jan 23, 2012. Details on the many awards available and how to apply are available at www.rnfoo.org....

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21 Nov PHAC Skills Online Winter 2012

The Skills Enhancement for Public Health Program is pleased to announce that registration for the winter 2012 session of the Skills Online modules is now open.  Registration will close on December 18th, 2011 and space is limited.  The session start date is January 16th, 2012...

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