Education

Using Virtual Resources to Predict Heat Wave Outcomes and Support Resilience

Using Virtual Resources to Predict Heat Wave Outcomes and Support Resilience

The health risks of extreme heat are well documented but not well known to the general public. Healthcare professionals at all levels from public health to acute care can be instrumental in shifting the public misperceptions about heat and health risks, and in linking people to tools that can help them self-manage their susceptibility to these risks. Read more →

Telehealth

The Rise of Telehealth: COVID-19 and beyond

by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) Telehealth and other digital technologies are becoming cornerstones of Canada’s, the US and global healthcare system’s move to value-based, client-centred, collaborative care. Telehealth is one kind of virtual care that is beginning to make a real difference in client-centred care and in supporting health literacy. “Telehealth connects patients to vital health care services through… Read more →

Women's History Month sale

Save during our Women’s History Month sale!

We wish to celebrate Women’s History Month by offering you 40% off any course! To celebrate all of our hard-working nurses, we are now offering all of our courses for 40% off to celebrate the strong role women have played in nursing! Spring can be the perfect time to earn your required CE credits for license renewal or certification,  plus… Read more →

The Promise of PebblePad for Dynamic Learning

by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) ePortfolios are versatile platforms that support nursing education in a variety of ways. ePortfolios can be used as assessment, credential, learning and showcase spaces where artifacts can be collected to produce an impressive body of work by the time students finish their degree. These artifacts can include aesthetic creative work, practice journals, case study analyses,… Read more →

Support for Nursing Education during COVID-19

Support for Nursing Education during COVID-19

by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) CJNI Editor in Chief The COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 has impacted nursing in many ways, including nursing education. Innovative ways to deliver practice, lab and theory within nursing programs has been championed by faculty and encouraged by licensing and accreditation organizations. All voice the same message: Let us support our students to continue to succeed… Read more →

Key Principles of 21st Century Change Management

Introduction The 21st century is an age of perpetual or continuous change, a fact that can daunt the most progressive leader. To meet the challenge of on-going change successfully, insight and strategies that support change management initiatives at all organizational levels are needed. A myriad of change management models, theories, tactics, and processes exist to help leaders plan and implement… Read more →

Trends for 2020

Informatics Trends to watch in 2020

Technology and informatics-related processes and activities continue to evolve with each passing year. As we finish 2019 and move into 2020, a few trends in this evolution come to mind – ones that could serve healthcare and nursing well. Here are my predicted top trends for 2020. SOURCE: Kaminski, J. (2019). Informatics Trends to watch in 2020. CJNI: Canadian Journal… Read more →