NGSA Weekly Newsletter

  October 21, 2013

This week in grad nursing news:

1)      Kudos/ Community section

2)      Douglas Mental Health Institute networking event: (October 22nd – 10:45 – 12:30)

3)       Institute for Health and Social Policy Seminar: The “Others”- Inscribing difference in while settler colonial institutional settings in Victoria, Australia and Auckland Province, 1873-1910 (October 22nd, 2013)

4)      RRISIQ Conference: Dr. J. Kennick (October 23, 3013)

5)      Frontiers in Pain Research Lecture (October 30th, 2013)

6)      RRISIQ Conference: Dr. S. Clarke (November 19, 2013)

7)      Palliative Care Management across the Continuum: Inter-professional Approach to the End of Life Journey – From Diagnosis to Peaceful Passing (January 20, 2014)

 

 Kudos/Community section

       One of the challenges that the nursing profession faces is getting ourselves and our research out there among our peers and colleagues. In this spirit, the NGSA would like to extend the opportunity for “Kudos” to our members in order to celebrate how awesome McGill graduate Student Nurses are. Please feel free to email us with any awards, seminars, publications, interesting placements, accolades or other academic/clinical developments that are happening in your lives. Email ngsa.pgss@mail.mcgill.ca with “Kudos!” in the subject line. Don’t be shy, we look forward to hearing about you!

 

Douglas Mental Health Institute networking luncheon- October 22nd 10:45-12:30

**BRING YOUR CV**

Come and enjoy a healthy lunch

Courtesy of the Nursing Department

of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute.

When? Tuesday Oct 22nd  from 10:45 – 12:30 (DROP BY ANYTIME!)
Where? Wendy Patrick Room – Ingram School of Nursing (Wilson Hall)
Who? All nursing students are invited to meet our nursing experts
Why? As students, we do not get much experience in mental health nursing and can benefit from learning more about this extremely broad field with a lot of exciting career opportunities (Community outreach programs, eating disorder programs, pedopsychiatry,  memory clininc, ψER…)
If you plan on attending or if you have any questions, feel free to contact:

Schnell Garçon BScN, student MSc(A)

514-776-6894

schnell.garcon@douglas.mcgill.ca

schnelle.garcon@mail.mcgill.ca

 

Institute for Health and Social Policy Seminar: The “Others”- Inscribing difference in while settler colonial institutional settings in Victoria, Australia and Auckland Province, 1873-1910 (October 22nd, 2013)

 

Who:   Dr. Catherine Coleborne- Associate professor, History Programme, School of Social Sciences, University of Waikato, New Zealand

When: Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013, 12:30-2:00 pm

Where: Institute for Health and Social Policy

Charles Meredith House

1130 Pine Avenue West

Presented as part of the 2013 Global Health History Series- History Speaking to Policy

 

RRISIQ Conference: Dr. J. Kennick (October 23, 3013)

“Promoting comfort and psychological well-being in critically ill children: A pilot intervention study”

Speaker: Janet Rennick  RN, MScN, PhD

McGill University ·Montreal Children’s Hospital

This seminar will be of great interest to researchers and students who are considering designing a pilot study preceding a clinical trial and a great opportunity to learn about how pilot studies can contribute

to the design of a full-scale trial.

Date: Wednesday 23 October 2013, 9:30h-11h00

Location: McGill University- Burnside Hall, NCS Multimedia Services, Room 107, 805 Sherbrooke West

Language: English

For registration please access the “events” section on www.rrisiq.com

 

Frontiers in Pain Research Lecture (October 30th, 2013)

On October 30th, Dr. Donna Hammond kicks off our Frontiers in Pain Research Lecture Series for academic year, 2013-2014, with her presentation “What Goes Up Must Come Down. The Changing Landscape of Brainstem Modulation of Pain After Injury. Dr. Hammond is Executive Associate Dean at the University of Iowa’s Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine.

Montreal General Hospital

Room D14-102

4:00-5:15pm

 

RRISIQ Conference: Dr. S. Clarke (November 19, 2013)

“Scholarship Ethics: Old problems, new twists”

Speaker:  Dr Sean Clarke

Professor and Susan E. French Chair in Nursing

Research and Innovative Practice.

Director, McGill Nursing Collaborative

Ingram School of Nursing, McGill University

Dr. Clarke’s presentation on current issues in the ethics of scholarship will be of

particular interest to doctoral students,  post-doctoral  fellows and new investigators

who are beginning to navigate a career in academia. This is an important opportunity

to learn about issues (e.g., authorship, roles and contributions of co -investigators,

self-plagiarism) that are of concern to all researchers, but often not addressed in

training programs.

Date: Tuesday 19 November 2013, 10:00h-11h30

Location: McGill University- Burnside Hall

NCS Multimedia Services, Room 107

805 Sherbrooke West

Language: English

For registration please access the  “events” section on www.rrisiq.com

 

 

 

Palliative Care Management across the Continuum: Inter-professional Approach to the End of Life Journey – From Diagnosis to Peaceful Passing (January 20, 2014)

 

HLLN, Faculty of Health, York University Announces – A NEW Workshop

Why attend this Workshop?

This course will provide participants with specialized knowledge in the assessment, pain management, physical, and emotional supports of palliative care patients and families across the continuum. The attendants will learn current inter-professional care approaches that are therapeutic – from diagnosis to last days and hours of life

?  For individual care providers and care coordinators – enhance your knowledge if you are new to palliative care and refresh your knowledge if you are an experienced care provider

?  For Organizations – Improve care excellence for clients and their families

 

Who would benefit from this Workshop?

  • ·Nurses, PSW’s , healthcare leadership teams (NP, APN, managers)
  • ·Care Coordinators – who triage and refer patients
  • ·Recent graduates from nursing programs planning to work in palliative care
  • ·Caregivers – e.g family members or other caregivers who are involved in providing palliative care supports in hospital, community, and LTC setting would benefit from this course.

All materials presented are patient-centered, focused on what and how patients wish to receive palliative care, and in the setting of their choice.

This course will cover palliative care Core Competencies. Background knowledge of palliative care or experience is not a pre-requisite for the course

 

Nurses taking this program may be eligible to receive reimbursement of up to $1500 from the Education Initiative offered through the RNAO. You do NOT have to be an RNAO member to apply for the funding. Please visit the RNAO website, Education Funding, for more details http://www.rnao.org

Registration Fee

Per Delegate: $280.00 plus 13% HST

Send a group of 3 or more and get a group discount, Contact us for special pricing

Location: York University campus

To Register:  Complete the above registration form and fax or mail it to us

Email:   hlln@yorku.ca

Phone: 416 736 2100 ext 22170

Fax: 416-736-5760

Mail:  Health Leadership & Learning Network, Faculty of Health  428 HNES Building

York University,

4700 Keele Street

Toronto, ON M3J 1P3

THANKS FOR READING! HAVE A GREAT WEEK!

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