School of Nursing news and informationThe May issue of the FHS eNewsletter is now online
A new Dean for the Faculty of Health Sciences, members of the Faculty of Health Sciences that are shining bright this month and donâ€™t miss the impressive section of last monthâ€™s activities in pictures. Read the newsletter
NEW: A Practical Guide for HIV Nurses in Canada
Developed by the Canadian Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (CANAC) in partnership with CATIE (Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange) to complement the existing legal, ethical and professional frameworks that inform nursing practice in Canada, this new practical guide is designed to address some of the realities and complexities faced by nurses who provide care to people living with HIV. The content of this guide was developed by Marilou Gagnon, Assistant Professor at the School of Nursing and Elected Member on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (CANAC). Master's student Luc Cormier also participated in the initial literature review.
Professor Roanne Thomas receives a Quality of Life Grant from the Canadian Cancer Society
Professor Thomas (School of Rehabilitation Sciences), along with Professor Wendy Gifford (School of Nursing), co-PI, will document the breast cancer experiences of First Nations, Inuit and Metis women, addressing gaps in knowledge and care to uncover valuable information for the development of future support programs and education materials for health professionals.
ISIH 5th International Conference
The conference, entitled From the Margins: Radical Thoughts for Health Practices and Research, is a forum for international researchers and practitioners from diverse disciplinary and professional backgrounds employing critical perspectives to discuss problems pertaining to sickness and health in the 21st century. Sign up today!
Living fatherhood in French in Ontario
The University of Ottawa will be the gathering place for a major conference (in French only) on Francophone fathers living in minority situations in Ontario. Don't miss out!