Community News


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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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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