Tag Archive for June Kaminski

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 →

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 →

New Course! NRPR 104: The Rise of Telehealth

This 5 module course (15 CE credits) introduces the learner to the phenomenal growth and potential of telehealth. Learners will further their knowledge about how telehealth can support value-based, client-centered care in a variety of settings. The course is assessed using practical applications of principles and theory and an exploration of telehealth. Throughout the course, nurses are encouraged to explore… Read more →

AI

New course! NRBU 103: The Promise of Artificial Intelligence for Healthcare

Introducing our newest course focused on AI in healthcare. Overview This 5 module course (15 CE credits) introduces the learner to the current and future promise of artificial intelligence (AI) in the context of healthcare. The promise of AI is just beginning to be realized in health informatics which brings new ways to personalize healthcare, analyze trends, reinforce cybersecurity, and… 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 →

Informatics in the time of COVID-19

2020 has proven to be an unprecedented year in modern history, and it has barely begun! The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused major impacts on global society, including huge challenges for health care. No one on this planet is immune to these sweeping changes, as many join in the efforts to contain this virus. Informatics teams are a… Read more →