Posts by Nelson

Have You Thought About The Social Determinants Of Health?

The health of Canadians is not shaped primarily by the medical treatments they receive or the lifestyle choices they make but by the living conditions they experience. These conditions have come to be known as the social determinants of health.

Immunization Fluency For Health Care Workers

Influenza is a serious illness that disproportionately affects certain populations who have a higher risk of complications. Influenza immunization, as the most effective method of preventing the flu, allows health-care workers to protect themselves, their families and those in their care.

New Online Graduate Diploma In Oncology/Palliative Nursing

The University of Windsor’s faculty of nursing has partnered with the de Souza Institute to offer a new online graduate diploma in advanced practice oncology/palliative nursing. The faculty is now recruiting students for the fall, 2013. Application deadline is February 15 or until available seats are filled.

CASN Develops New RN Nursing Informatics Entry-To-Practice Competencies

To promote the development of a culture within nursing education that embraces the integration of nursing informatics into curricula and professional development, CASN has developed a new set of nursing informatics competencies that every RN should possess upon graduating from an undergraduate nursing program in Canada.