Education

Integrating Telehealth into Simulation

Presented at Teaching with Pizzazz Conference, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, April 21, 2017 Abstract A demonstration to show how telehealth equipment like the new Livecare case and cart recently purchased by KPU can enhance the Faculty of Health simulation labs significantly by providing necessary education in utilizing telehealth equipment to assess, document, store, and discuss practice-related health data and information. This… Read more →

Aboriginal Wisdom

Incorporating Aboriginal Wisdom to promote Ecoliteracy

Presented at Teaching & Learning Symposium, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, June 7, 2017 Abstract Ecological sustainability is a goal of many Canadian organizations and professionals, including educators and students. The most logical source of sustainability wisdom that promotes ecological wholeness is traditional Aboriginal teachings and philosophies. Nursing educational programs are beginning to incorporate Aboriginal wisdom into curriculum to promote holistic nursing… Read more →

Nurses as authors

Why all Nurses Can/Should be Authors

by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) Editor in Chief EDITORIAL As a nurse, editor, writer, educator and researcher I naturally support the notion of nurses as authors. This notion is one that seems logical: nurses are the most trusted profession, according to the most recent Gallup poll and have been for the past fifteen years (Gallup 2016). “ANA encourages nurses… Read more →

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VoiceThread: Enhancing Virtual Interaction for Dialogue and Synthesis

by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c)   The challenge Nursing education is slowly moving towards hybrid/blended (partially online) as well as fully online courses. One of the biggest challenges in making the online components of these courses meaningful is how to easily support interactivity and establish a sense of presence. VoiceThread is a very accessible and high-performing tool that helps… Read more →

2016 Winner of the KPU Distinguished Teaching Award

Distinguished Teaching Award

2016 Winner of the KPU Distinguished Teaching Award PRESS RELEASE SOURCES: Kwantlen Polytechnic University News@KPU, Vol. 3. No. 3, June 2016 and listed on KPU Award Recipient List In Perspective…. Outstanding teaching is a core element of Kwantlen Polytechnic University, and accordingly, the University recognizes and celebrates outstanding examples of teaching. The Kwantlen Polytechnic University Award for Distinguished Teaching is… Read more →

Nursing Informatics Course Summer Sale Begins!

Take advantage of our Annual NILC course Summer Sale! Summer can be the perfect time to earn your required CE credits for license renewal plus increase your knowledge and skills in the fascinating realm of nursing informatics! Each week until the end of August, various courses will be offered for 20% to 30% off the usual low tuition fee. Remember… Read more →

Nurses Week Sale on all Courses

Nurses’ Week CE Course Sale – Enroll Now and Save!!

Let us help you to celebrate Nurses’ Week and Nursing Informatics Day with our 20% off all courses Sale! Take advantage of our sale to improve your learning or give a course as a present for your loved one, your friend, your employee, or yourself – it’s a gift that keeps on giving!!! Earn required CE credits for license renewal or certification plus increase knowledge and skills in the fascinating realm of nursing informatics! Read more →

Sustainability

Incorporating Aboriginal Wisdom to Promote Ecoliteracy

PRESENTED ON MAR 24, 2016 IN SURREY @ VOL 6 Ecological sustainability is a goal of many Canadian organizations and professionals, including nurses. The most logical source of sustainability wisdom that promotes ecological wholeness are traditional Aboriginal teachings and philosophies. Nursing educational programs are beginning to incorporate Aboriginal wisdom into curriculum to promote holistic nursing care of First Nations, Metis… Read more →

mHealth is important

mHealth is significant for Nursing Informatics!

There are literally thousands of apps currently available that relate to health, wellness, and potentially, healthcare. Many are designed to be used by individuals to boost, track, or provide guidance for better health. Nurses and other health professionals can play a key role in ensuring that people develop literacy in assessing the utility and reliability of these apps and know to seek guidance if they have questions about the integrity of health-related apps they are using on their own mobile devices. Read more →

Happy Valentine Day Sale!

Let us help you to celebrate Valentine Day with our 20% off all courses Sale! The gift of learning can be the perfect present for your loved one, your friend, your employee, or yourself – it’s a gift that keeps on giving!!! Earn required CE credits for license renewal or certification plus increase knowledge and skills in the fascinating realm… Read more →