The following list of resources for financial assistance will be updated periodically for your convenience, but should not be relied upon as authoritative. Please contact the sources provided for complete information.
University of Alberta
Scholarships are awarded annually by the Alberta Centre on Aging to a student registered full time in a graduate degree program related to gerontology or geriatrics.
Saskatchewan Nurses Foundation This non-profit organization provides financial assistance to eligible nurses who wish to further their education in nursing. Assistance may be in the form of a bursary or loan.
Saskatchewan Health Bursary Program Bursaries offered to LPNs and RNs wishing to upgrade their skills and knowledge level in perioperative nursing and to RNs wishing to upgrade their skills and knowledge in basic critical care.
Foundation for Registered Nurses of Manitoba Inc. The foundation offers bursaries for students in post-diploma baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral studies, as well as post-RN clinical specialty courses. Manitoba nurses who have successfully completed a CNA specialty certification exam may apply for partial reimbursement.
Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador Education and research trust:Continuing education bursaries are awarded annually to assist nurses to achieve CNA certification or certification renewal.
Eastern Health Financial support offered for obtaining CNA certification. Eastern Health includes: Carbonear General Hospital, Carbonear; Dr. A.A. Wilkinson Memorial Health Centre, Old Perlican; Placentia Health Centre, Placentia; Dr. W.H. Newhook Community Health Centre, Whitbourne; Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear; Interfaith Citizens Home, Carbonear.
The next move: leading interprofessional collaboration
Collaborative practice is becoming the norm but to achieve this goal changes are needed in attitudes, in operations and in systems. We all have to recognize the importance of working with government, unions, regulators and other stakeholders.
Influenza is a serious illness that disproportionately affects certain populations who have a higher risk of complications. Influenza immunization, as the most effective method of preventing the flu, allows health-care workers to protect themselves, their families and those in their care.
Have You Thought About the Social Determinants of Health?
The health of Canadians is not shaped primarily by the medical treatments they receive or the lifestyle choices they make but by the living conditions they experience. These conditions have come to be known as the social determinants of health.
The resources within this section are offered to inform your cultural awareness, competency, and safety so as to enhance your capabilities to work with your clients in addressing their health and wellness needs