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RNFOO 2011 Awards - Coming Soon

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2011 Awards and Scholarships

The Registered Nurses' Foundation of Ontario is offering 40+ awards for more the $70,000.

Visit their website to view a list of past awards, grants and recipient profiles. http://www.rnfoo.org/index.htm

Stay tuned for more details for this year's application process.

Maternal and Newborn Care: Meeting Community Needs and Integrating Midwives

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Conference:

 Maternal and Newborn Care: Meeting Community Needs and Integrating Midwives
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Toronto, ON

4th National Community Health Nurses Conference - June 16-18 Toronto

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Dear Nursing Students,

As conference co-chair and president of CHNIG I am pleased to invite you to participate in the 4th National Community Health Nurses Conference and spread the word with nurses in the Nursing Students of Ontario. We do have a very reasonable student rate.

This year the conference is a collaboration between the Community Health Nurses of Canada (CHNC) and the Community Health Nurses Initiative Group (CHNIG). The conference will be held in Toronto, June 16-18, 2010.

Building Capacity in Nursing Leadership. Presented By the OHA

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Building Capacity in Nursing Leadership
Presented by Ontario Hospital Association
May 14, 2010
Toronto, ON

NSO Executive Election 2010

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Voting for the 2010-2011 NSO Executive is now closed. The new Executive will be posted here shortly.

A special thank you to all the candidates and to all those NSO members who voted.

Leadership for New Grads Workshop in Toronto - March 11, 2010

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Submitted by: Nathan Kelly

Honing effective leadership skills as a new graduate is critical in order to thrive in today’s work environment. Effective leadership is an essential component in the development and sustainability of healthy work environments, which are characterized by high rates of staff retention, productivity, and job satisfaction as well as quality care and service outcomes. Leadership qualities and skills can be learned and enhanced over time; therefore, beginning early can set a foundation for continued growth over the course of one’s career.

Integrating Nurse Practitioners Across the Continuum of Care

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Submitted by: Nathan Kelly

March 29, 2010
Toronto, ON
 

Health care transformation is taking place right now in Ontario in no small part due to the advanced practice role of Nurse Practitioners.  As we move forward with integrating nurse practitioners into our healthcare system, we are still challenged to engage front-line partners, overcome policy barriers and be leaders of the collaboration.
 

2010 The International Year of the Nurse

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By Poonam Sharma

Welcome to 2010 The International Year of the Nurse! This year marks a time when the world will celebrate the International Year of the Nurse, as well as the Centennial of Florence Nightingale (1820 – 1910).

It is also a time to recognize nursing student achievements in promoting health and well-being, and the NSO wants to hear from you!