School of Nursing news and information
Fourth-year nursing students take part in a lively interprofessional simulation
Along with their colleagues from the uOttawa Faculty of Medicine, in the Algonquin College paramedic and respiratory therapy programs and in the La Cité collégiale respiratory therapy program, nursing students from the Faculty of Health Sciences got to experience hands-on simulations involving a variety of scenarios complete with ambulances, standardized patients (actors) and more! The day was made possible by the dedication of the entire Centre for Innovative Education and Simulation in Nursing (CIESN) team, and with the collaboration of the City of Ottawa who involved paramedics in the simulation and lent three ambulances.
Why do so few Canadians know about a free pill that can prevent HIV?
December 1 is World AIDS Day. It marks 30 years since HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, was first identified. While we have come a long way from the time when there were no treatment options for HIV, the latest statistics still paint a bleak picture. Professor Patrick O'Byrne (School of Nursing) explains why that is and how the HIV PEP â€” a treatment used to prevent new infections â€” can make a difference.
No more crying babies
In a new YouTube video and study released this week, entitled Be Sweet to Babies, Denise Harrison, professor at the School of Nursing and Chair in Nursing Care of Children, Youth and Families, shows the effectiveness of breastfeeding and the use of sugar water during infant immunization.
Annette O'Connor elected Fellow by the Royal Society of Canada
School of Nursing Distinguished Professor Emerita Annette O'Connor's novel measures, frameworks and interventions have contributed to the emergence of a new field of 'shared medical decision making'. Her ground-breaking studies have created new knowledge, tools and standards for informing patients about difficult treatment decisions and have underpinned new policies and legislation internationally to promote shared decision making between patients and health professionals.
- Questions on my academic record and meeting with a counsellor
- Mentoring Centre
- Student Academic Success Service (SASS)
- Scholarships, bursaries and awards (undergraduate)
- What about academic integrity?
- Academic Regulations
- Aboriginal Students Initiative
- Guidelines of professional conduct for students
- Nursing student associations
- Dress code for Nursing students
- 10.3. Revision of grades and appeals