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Recordings of past webinars
Who is the clinical nurse specialist?
Clinical nurse specialists have existed in Canada for almost 50 years and yet the role is still not well understood. This webinar will describe the pillars of the role and explain why CNSs matter.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 12-12:45 p.m. ET
, RN, MS, CPMHN(C)
Adjunct Professor, Dalhousie School of Nursing
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Adult Mental Health Prevention & Promotion Programs and Nursing Leadership, First Nations & Inuit Health, Atlantic Region
Josephine is a clinical nurse specialist, adult mental health, with Health Canada’s First Nations and Inuit Health Branch in the Atlantic region and an adjunct professor at Dalhousie University’s school of nursing. Her work with First Nations communities includes providing education on mental health, community wellness, addiction and suicide; supporting communities in crisis; working with communities to promote and achieve balance and harmony in their lives; and providing consultation.
Learn more about advancing public health nursing in schools
Public health nursing in schools is ready to significantly influence health and education outcomes for Canada’s school-age population. Learn how CNA is working to advance an evidence-based model for public health nursing in schools across Canada.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 12-12:45 p.m. ET
Carol MacDougall, RN, BScN, MA
School Health Consultant
Toronto Public Health
Carol has worked in the field of school public health nursing for 26 years, as a front-line PHN and school health consultant with Toronto Public Health and (for the last eight years) as school health manager at the Perth District Health Unit. Since 1990, she has advocated for the comprehensive school health framework at the provincial level and is currently a co-chair of the Ontario Healthy Schools Coalition. Carol was also co-chair for a Ministry of Health Promotion working group that developed Ontario’s School Health Guidance Document and has co-authored two book chapters on school health in Canada.
CNA certification: Care to Be the Best and be prepared for the 2014 exams
Get ready for exam day on Saturday, April 5, 2014! Review the different types of exam questions and learn strategies to ensure you get the most from your studying. Ask questions about how the exam is administered and what to expect on exam day.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 12-12:45 p.m. ET
Brenda Lynn Morgan, RN, MSc, CNCC(C)
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Critical Care Trauma, Victoria Hospital
Brenda Lynn Morgan is a clinical nurse specialist in the critical care trauma centre at the Victoria Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre. In her 34 years in critical care, she has held a variety of positions and spoken on numerous clinical and professional topics. Brenda has been actively involved in the Canadian Association of Critical Care Nurses and the development of the national certification examination for critical care nursing.
Yvette Laforêt-Fliesser, RN, BScN, MScN, CCHN(C)
Community & Public Health Consultant
Edellys Training Corp
Yvette is currently an independent consultant in community and public health, with extensive experience in public health and home health nursing, academia and management. Yvette was involved in creating the first CHN certification exam and currently co-chairs the CNA CHN examination committee and the CHNC certification committee.
Home care nurses — Get informed! How to respond to the shift in health-care needs
Create more robust home care delivery that includes optimizing registered nurses’ and nurse practitioners’ roles and learn how to implement these recommendations within your own organizations. Join us to share your insights and experiences.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 12-12:45 p.m. ET
Karen Ray, RN, BScN, MA
Manager, Knowledge Translation
Saint Elizabeth Health Care
Karen leads, directs and supports the creation, dissemination, exchange and management of knowledge by participating in research activities and putting evidence into practice. Her leadership has been a key part of enabling and putting into practice Saint Elizabeth’s activities as an RNAO Best Practice Spotlight Organization, including acting as a mentor for numerous fellowships.