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Northern nursing grads have best pass rate in Ontario

Northern nursing grads have best pass rate in Ontario

100 percent of graduates pass license exam on the first try Registered nursing students at Northern College in Timmins have reached a 100 per cent milestone in the pass rate… Read more »

Nursing stations equipped with i-STAT devices

Nursing stations equipped with i-STAT devices

A nurse can do a blood test and know within two minutes if the patient is having a heart attack. BY NORM TOLLINSKY Six remote Health Canada nursing stations in… Read more »

Nurses are in demand across Northern Ontario

Nurses are in demand across Northern Ontario

Northern College pass rates in license exam surpass provincial average Recent reports about hospitals laying off staff are not indicative of an oversupply of nurses, according to Joan Martin-Saarinen, co-ordinator… Read more »

ONA claims 231 positions eliminated by hub hospitals

ONA claims 231 positions eliminated by hub hospitals

Northern Ontario’s five hub hospitals have eliminated a total of 232 nursing positions since January 2013, according to statistics the hospitals themselves have provided the Ontario Nurses Association. “We have… Read more »

Nicaragua program brings Sault College national attention

Nicaragua program brings Sault College national attention

Life-changing experience for nursing students Sault College’s nursing program has been awarded the Canadian Bureau for International Education’s (CBIE) Panorama Award in recognition of outstanding international education. On November 21,… Read more »

Thunder Bay ER recognized for short length of stay

Thunder Bay ER recognized for short length of stay

Second busiest ER in Canada also one of the most efficient The Emergency Department at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre was recently recognized as maintaining the lowest 90th percentile… Read more »

CUPE survey finds insufficient staffing in long-term care

CUPE survey finds insufficient staffing in long-term care

Ontario’s long-term care facilities are severely understaffed, and cannot provide residents with suitable care, according to a survey conducted by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE). Ninety-one per cent… Read more »

Coastal community students graduate from PSW course

Coastal community students graduate from PSW course

James Bay First Nation communities will be welcoming 22 personal support worker graduates from their communities this summer. The graduates are the first class to complete a 27-week culturally appropriate… Read more »

Tesmiskaming Hospital celebrates two awards

Tesmiskaming Hospital celebrates two awards

Temiskaming Hospital registered nurse Lynn Baldovin is the recipient of a 2014 Human Touch Award from Cancer Care Ontario. The Human Touch Award recognizes health-care professionals, providers and volunteers in… Read more »

Northern College prof wins education innovation award

Northern College prof wins education innovation award

Northern College practical nursing and personal support worker program co-ordinator and professor Mireille Walsh has been awarded the Canadian Association of Practical Nurse Educators (CAPNE) Award for Innovation in Practical… Read more »

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