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The School of Nursing prepares the next generation of nurses to offer quality care, to assume leadership roles within the healthcare system, and to contribute to the advancement of knowledge.
The Faculty of Health Sciences is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all aspects of our work.
We are pleased to announce that Lacie White, RN, PhD received the Governor General’s Gold Medal award for outstanding academic achievement in Medicine, Health Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies, June 2021.
Thesis title: 'Of All Mindfulness Meditation, That on Death is Supreme': A Dialogical Narrative Analysis with Palliative Care Nurses
We are pleased to announce that two PhD students, Lauren Orser and Jessica Reszel are the recipients of the 2020-2021 Vanier-CIHR Scholarships.
Jessica Reszel's doctoral research is focused on "Facilitating the use of evidence-informed maternal-newborn care: Development and field-testing of an implementation guide to support action planning."
Lauren Orser 's doctoral research is focused on "sexualized drug use among HIV sero-positive gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men using crystal methamphetamine: Exploring the intersection between sero-status, substance use, addictions, and mental health issues."
Download the app to tune into THE CROC Podcast. For May 30th, Professor Dawn Stacey is joined with co-authors in Denmark and the USA to discuss their recent paper on The Invisible Role of Oncology Nurses in Shared Decision Making. To access the open access article visit https://journals.lww.com/cancercareresearchonline/Fulltext/2021/04000/The_Invisible_Roles_of_Oncology_Nurses_in_Shared.2.aspx. To access the free of charge podcast go to https://www.crocvip.com/podcasts/ and scroll down to the bottom of the page where you can find all the locations where you can download our show. For example, you can download The CROC from the Podcast APP on iphones and ipads.
Professors Wendy Gifford and François Larocque, whose respective research projects have significant implications for Indigenous communities and Francophone communities, have won the Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) Excellence Award for 2020-2021. This prize, now in its third year, is one of the many initiatives of its kind launched by the Office of the Vice-President, Research.
Street health and harm reduction workers who provide healthcare to people experiencing homelessness and addictions have been under pressure for a while now, owing to a lack of affordable housing, and the ongoing opioid epidemic. The pandemic has made things even more challenging for these nurses and frontline workers. Rise Up Strong is a 6-minute song/video created by street health workers, a singer/songwriter and a researcher-filmmaker filmmaker working with researchers at the School of Nursing to raise awareness about the need to support street health workers’ wellbeing as they care for community members impacted by racism, trauma, stigma, poverty, mental illness and addictions.
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