Category: CARE Magazine

A Nation of Firsts: Pushing boundaries in Siksika – CARE Magazine

DOWNLOAD ISSUE “I’m so proud of our LPNs here. I see them as ambassadors. Our nurses are respected and appreciated in our community for the services they provide.” – Tyler Whyte, CEO, Siksika Health Services. Tradition and technology, plus a focus on treating the whole person, work together to make southern Alberta’s Siksika Health and Wellness…

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A Different Kind of Nursing: HIV North – CARE Magazine

Executive Director of HIV North, Susan Belcourt, LPN, leads a community of nurses whose goal is to educate and save lives in Northern Alberta in the feature story in the Spring 2016 issue of CARE magazine. Also in this issue:

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Editorial: From Knowledge Users to Knowledge Creators

Every day as nurses interact with patients and families, their decisions are informed by empirical evidence derived from research, supported by the wisdom of their experience and practice-based knowledge. Indeed, the hallmark of most professions is their foundation on a body of empirical knowledge that is unique to each profession. Equally important is the need…

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Advanced LPN preventative care roles in Cardston – CARE Magazine

“Well. Within Reach” is the preventative patient care focus of the Cardston Clinic, a warm, welcoming community-centred facility. LPNs in advanced roles are a big part of their success. Catch the whole story in the Fall issue of CARE magazine. More stories:

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PN Student Research at Cutting Edge of Wound Care

New advances in wound care and closure were recently researched by practical nurse students at Edmonton’s NorQuest College. Supervised by NorQuest instructor Harrison Applin, PhD, RN, Valentina Sagdeeva and Shannon McIvor’s paper, titled “Student Inquiry: Cold Plasma and Chitosan Wound Welding”, reports on an Israeli-developed wound closure procedure using cold helium plasma and chitosan film…

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“Blood Relations”: Calgary hematology clinic – CARE Magazine

Calgary South Health Campus Hematology Clinic reaps the benefits of one Licensed Practical Nurse’s initiative to do more for patients and staff in the cover story of CARE magazine’s Spring issue. More stories: Research: Exercise programs for persons with dementia. Legal Issues: Dealing with medication errors Profile: From childhood cancer to pediatric nursing. Highlights from…

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Editorial: Nursing with heart

by Jo-Anne Macdonald-Watson, President and Linda Stanger, Executive Director. We are all aging – in fact over 10% of Albertans are over the age of 65. As professionals, we each have a part in creating the type of environment that we would want to grow old in. Today, health professionals work with seniors in all…

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“When the patient is your child”; Technology in nursing – CARE Magazine

In the Winter issue of CARE magazine, the story of a Licensed Practical Nurse from Calgary whose son is diagnosed with a complex heart condition, “When the Patient is Your Child”. More stories: Mobile technology is finding its way into more nursing workplaces. Will it make your job easier? Legal issues for nurses: What are…

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