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Florence Myrick

CASN is pleased to announce that the 2011 Pat Griffin Nursing Education Research Scholar is Dr. Florence Myrick!

For more information Click here


L'ACESI est fi�re d'annoncer que le

poste de recherche en �ducation infirmi�re Pat Griffin 2011 a �t�

attribu� � Dr. Florence Myrick!

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Dr. Florence Myrick 

Registration Now Open!!
2011 Nursing Academic Leadership Conference
Transforming Nursing Education for Evolving Leadership in Practice 
Date: May 2nd - 5th, 2011
Location: Hilton Quebec, Quebec City, QC
For more information Click here

Inscription Ouvertes!!
Conf�rence sur le leadership dans l'enseignement

Transformer la formation infirmi�re pour un leadership dynamique dans la pratique

Date: 2-5 mai 2011

Location: Hilton Queb�c, Queb�c, QC

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1st Annual CNF Nightingale Gala

The Canadian Nurses Foundation (CNF) will hold its First Edition of the Nigthingale Gala on May 10th, 2011. The event will celebrate the contribution of Canada's nurses at the Ottawa Convention Center.

The event is sure to sell out so don't delay!



For more information, please visit CNF Site or contact Laura Monette at [email protected].


1�re �dition du Gala Nightingale de la FIIC

La Fondation des infirmi�res et infirmiers du Canada (FIIC) tiendra la premi�re �dition de son gala Nightingale. L'�v�nement, qui aura lieu au Centre des congr�s d'Ottawa, c�l�brera toutes les infirmi�res et tous les infirmiers du Canada.

VOUS POUVEZ R�SERVER VOS BILLETS MAINTENANT! Il aura certainement salle comble, alors ne tardez pas!


Pour plus d'information, veuillez visiter le site internet de la FIIC ou contacter Laura Monette � [email protected].


Le R�seau International sur le Processus de production du handicap (RIPPH) offre, ce printemps, des formations � Qu�bec et � Montr�al



Are you a nursing student? Do you know a nursing student?

Did you know Canadian Nurses Foundation (CNF) offers scholarship awards at all academic levels to nursing students? Award values range from $1,000 to $6,000. Deadline for application is March 31st 2011. 

The application process is now available on line!  For more information, check out the CNF web site http://cnffiic.ca/Scholarships/tabid/70/language/en-US/Default.aspx, e-mail to [email protected] or call 1-800-361-8404 extension 242.



�tudiez-vous en sciences infirmi�res ? Connaissez-vous quelqu'un qui �tudie en sciences infirmi�res ?

Saviez-vous que la Fondation des infirmi�res et infirmiers du Canada (FIIC) offre des bourses � tous les niveaux d'�tudes en sciences infirmi�res ? La valeur des bourses va de 1 000 $ � 6 000 $.  La date limite des candidatures est le 31 mars 2011.  Prenez note que le processus de demande est maintenant disponible en ligne! 

Pour plus de renseignements, consultez le site web de la FIIC � www.cnf-fiic.ca, communiquez avec nous par courriel � [email protected] ou par t�l�phone au 1-800-361-8404 poste 242.



Call for Qu�bec-Canada-Europe integrated research on genomics and pathophysiology of the metabolic syndrome and the diseases arising from it 

February 15, 2011- The FRSQ is pleased to inform the scientific community of the official launch of the call for projects to fund international research initiatives into metabolic syndrome and related disorders as part of the agency's European partnerships. Each project must be presented by a team of researchers from at least three of the countries taking part in the call (Canada, Germany, Spain and France).

For more information, please visit www.qualitysummit.ca



5th National Conference for Educators, Provincial Regulators and Employers of IENs

Speakers from across Canada will address best practices and the latest research in Internationally Educated Nurse (IEN) education, transition & integration into employment, clinical practice, and policy.

For more information, please contact [email protected] or visit www.mcecor.com.




Summer Institute of Clinical Health Research  

An intensive course on the principles and applications of conducting Clinical Health Research. Offered to professionals, academics, and graduate students from health and social sciences. Equivalent to 3 CME's by the University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine


For more information: www.uwindsor.ca/nursing/summerinstitute.




Diabetes Educator Course May 9-12, 2011

Diabetes Educator Course has been in existence for almost 20 years. This four day course in diabetes education is ideal for health professionals who desire to enter the dynamic and rewarding field of diabetes education or for those who wish to update their skills and knowledge in this area. 


For more information, please visit UBC site!


First Annual National Nursing Executives Summit

Join senior nursing executives from across Canada for an exclusive educational opportunity. For two inspiring and energizing days, delegates will meet, learn and collaborate with colleagues from across the country.


For more information, please visit OHA site



With an expected 50 educational sessions and 250 speakers of the highest quality, this year's HealthAchieve will again be the largest event of its kind in North America. 


For more information, please visit the HEALTHACHIEVE site !


Saskatchewan holds first ever Health Care Quality Summit

Saskatchewan health care embraces the transformational power of Quality Improvement. 

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN !! Please visit www.qualitysummit.ca or email [email protected] for more information. 



2011-2012 Qu�bec budget:

The FRSQ welcomes Qu�bec's plan to fund a mobilizing personalized health care initiative


Montr�al, March 18, 2011 - The Fonds de la recherche en sant� du Qu�bec (FRSQ) is very pleased with Qu�bec's plan to support a provincial personalized health care initiative. In total, $20 million will be invested by 2015.



Budget 2011-2012 du Qu�bec:

Le FRSQ se r�jouit de l'annonce du financement d'un projet mobilisateur sur les soins de sant� personnalis�s


Montr�al, le 18 mars 2011 - Le Fonds de la recherche en sant� du Qu�bec (FRSQ) se r�jouit de la d�cision du gouvernement du Qu�bec d'appuyer l'initiative qu�b�coise en soins de sant� personnalis�s. Cet appui se traduit par un financement total de 20 millions de dollars d'ici 2015.




 Perioperative Care: Enhancing Patient Safety and Quality of Care through Collaboration, Accountability and Transparency

April 4, 2011

Toronto, Ontario



Nursing Intervention Research: Development, Evaluation and Exchange (1st International Symposium)

April 6-8, 2011

Montreal, QC



Blood Management and Conservation: Enhancing Quality of Care, Patient Safety and Efficiency

 April 14, 2011

Toronto, Ontario



Saskatchewan holds first ever Health Care Quality Summit

April 20-21, 2011 

Regina, Saskatchewan



5th National Conference for Educators, Provincial Regulators and Employers of IENs

April 27-29th, 2011

North York, Ontario



Diabetes Educator Course Spring 2011

May 9-12 , 2011
Vancouver, BC



1st Annual Nightingale Gala of CNF

1i�re �dition du Gala Nightingale de la FIIC

May 10, 2011

Ottawa, ON



Conference providing strategies and ideas for becoming change agents in health care improvement

May 16, 2011

London, Ontario



The 5th National Community Health Nurses Conference: "The Time is Now: Influence, Impacts, Outcomes"

May 16-18, 2011

Halifax, Nova Scotia



The Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism

May 18-19, 2011

Winnipeg, Manitoba



First Annual Nationnal Nursing Executives Summit

May 25-27, 2011

Huntsville, Ontario


10th Annual International Research Internship for Health Science Researchers

June 6-29, 2011
Potchefstroom, Africa

  16th National Conference on Gerontological Nursing 
June 8-11, 2011
Delta Meadowvale Resort and Conference Center
Mississauga, Ontario


4th Research Day of the Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing

June 17, 2011

Toronto, ON



Summer Institute of Clinical Health Research

June 20-24, 2011

 University of Windsor



4th International Conference on "The Pharmaceutical Life Cycle"

September 1-3, 2011

Universit� de Paris 8, France



Fifth Pan-Pacific Nursing Conference and Seventh Nursing Symposium on Cancer Care

September 22-24, 2011

Hong Kong, China



2011 National Conference: New Conversations on Suicidality
October 3-5, 2011
Vancouver, BC
November 7-9, 2011
Toronto, Ontario

International Nursing Conference - Nursing:  Caring to Know, Knowing to Care

Co-Hosted by the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) and the Nursing Division of Hadassah University Medical Centre 

Abstract Submission Deadline: May 16, 2011

June 4-7, 2012

Jerusalem, Israel

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