Dr. Judy Boychuk Duchscher has just released a book outlining her mid-range nursing theory on the professional role transition of newly graduate nurses to the 'real' world of practice. In 350 POWERFUL pages, Dr. Duchscher gives the senior nursing student, new graduate and all those who support them in practice, insights into that first year. A MUST READ for every nurse in practice!!!!!
November 2, 2013
Scare stories, usually involving anecdotes of some medical nightmare befalling a Canadian citizen forced to rely on Canadian health care, continue to make the rounds of our state, courtesy of the various groups opposed to Vermont’s planned system of universal, publicly financed health care. Are...
November 2, 2013
Debunking the myth that health care costs are out of control and at least some privatization is required to save the system, Dr. Rachlis describes how public finance and non-profit delivery are essential elements of high performing health systems, outlines the case for Medicare, and discusses...
Dylan Brown is a Registered Nurse from Antigonish. To learn more about Dylan's leadership, click HERE.
Watch this prezi presentation by Kandis Harris, NTF National Leadership Director, to get a sense of the changes you might experience in your practice as a new graduate.
The Challenge for New Nurses When Caring for the Aged
November 9, 2013
Compassion and a nurturing nature are typical personality traits for any individuals who choose to enter the nursing field. A desire to help the sick and injured, as well as great determination, are also pre-requisites that equip these honourable people for their profession. When new nurses
The US healthcare industry is undergoing major changes in the wake of the Affordable Care Act, while Canada strives to sustain the tenets of the Canada Health Act. Much of the impact of global changes to healthcare policy falls on the nurse
The Basic Problem of Technology
April 23, 2013
The time has come to accentuate the non-technical aspects of personal relationships. Such a renewed demeanor will come to our rescue when our technology fails, is misused, is being ‘updated,’ or when a person wants to relate to us verbally what they do
Addiction More Prevalent Than You Think....
February 14, 2013
Supporting Nursing Staff to Overcome Drug Addiction Research suggests that the incidence of addiction amongst nurses is 10-15%, though in some areas of work this may be as great as 20%; studies have indicated that nurses working in the emergency department of hospitals are at particular