Tag Archive for telehealth

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 →

Nursing and Cyber Security Awareness

by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) Editor in Chief   EDITORIAL October is recognized as Cyber Security Awareness Month in several countries, including Canada. “Cyber Security Awareness Month is an internationally recognized campaign held each October to inform the public of the importance of cyber security. This campaign is focused on helping all Canadians be more secure online, by being… Read more →

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 →

Informatics and Primary Health Care: Reflections on the Biennium

Informatics and Primary Health Care: Reflections on the Biennium

by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) CJNI Editor in Chief Introduction From June 19 to 22nd, I had the pleasure of experiencing the Canadian Nurses’ Association Biennium Convention in Saint John, New Brunswick that focused on the theme, Nurses: Driving the Shift to Primary Health Care. As both a presenter and a participant, I felt right at home with these… Read more →