Community News


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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09 Apr CHNIG Membership fee increase in the 2011/2012 year

Background. All CHNIG members are Community Health Nurses of Canada (CHNC) members. CHNC has provided exemplary leadership in building capacity in community health nursing nationally such as development of the Canadian Community Health Nursing standards of practice, Public Health Nursing Competencies, Public ~ Community Health Nursing...

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24 Mar Study: From Boomers to Gen Y

Are You a Nurse from the Gen X, Gen Y or Boomer Generations? Dr. Judith MacDonnell from York University is leading a study that is examining generational differences in nursing activism. This study, From Boomers to Gen Y: Exploring the Intersection of Generational and Career Dynamics...

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05 Dec Social Determinants of Health: The Canadian Facts

Social Determinants of Health:  The Canadian Facts by Juha Mikkonen and Dennis Raphael Foreword by Hon. Monique Bégin (Former Minister of National Health & Welfare of Canada) Published in May 2010. Free download available here: http://thecanadianfacts.org The publication outlines why the social determinants of health are important; how Canada is...

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18 Nov 16th National Conference on Gerontological Nursing

On behalf of The Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association and the Gerontological Nursing Association of Ontario, we are pleased to announce that the 16th National Conference on Gerontological Nursing will be held at the Delta Meadowvale Resort and Conference Center, Mississauga, Ontario, from June 8 -...

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08 Nov 5th National Community Health Nurses Conference

May 16-18th, 2011 The Time is Now: Influence, Impacts, Outcome Community Health Nurses of Canada (CHNC) together with the CHNC Atlantic Region Partners are pleased to invite you to participate in the 5th National Community Health Nurses Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia in May, 2011. This conference brings...

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