National Nursing Week is coming up quickly and will be celebrated all across Canada and most other countries from May 6 to 12, 2019. International Nursing Day occurs on May 12, 2019 – the day Florence Nightingale was born. The theme for the 2019 National Nursing Week and International Nursing Day is: Nurses: A Voice to Lead – Health for… Read more →
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P.A.T.C.H. Assessment Scale v. 3 is now easier to access
The P.A.T.C.H. Assessment Scale v. 3 – Pretest for Attitudes Toward Computers in Healthcare is a scale that I first developed in 1996 (version 1) that focuses on attitudes and feelings about using computers in the practice setting. I have offered an online version for several years now but this week, I have launched a brand new, easier to use… Read more →
Happy Valentine’s NI Course Sale!
Let us help you to celebrate Valentine Day with our 20-40 % 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… Read more →
Jump into 2018 Sale on Now – 20 to 40% off all of our courses!
Ring in the New Year with our “Jump into 2018” Sale! Earn required CE credits for license renewal or certification plus increase knowledge and skills in the fascinating realm of nursing informatics! Until January 31st, all of our courses are offered for 20 to 40% off the usual low tuition fee. These courses vary from short multiple-choice quiz based courses… Read more →
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 →
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 →
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 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 →
Making Health Resolutions Permanent
New Year’s resolutions are a custom that people have attempted to practice for many years. It is a positive practice that leads people to envision what they might be if they could just stick to a plan of action (which usually equates to discipline) consistently over the coming year. Read more →
Why Every Nurse needs Nursing informatics Courses
Nursing Informatics, a term coined to describe the integration of nursing science with information and computer science, has developed into a mandatory focus for all registered nurses on a global scale. For the past four decades, literature, research and a growing body of practice have addressed the theoretical and practical aspects of informatics in nursing. Now, in the twenty-first century,… Read more →