Management of Chronic Illness in Rural Nursing Practice
Day, R. A., Paul, P., Williams, B., Smeltzer, S.C., & Bare, B. (2007) Brunner & Suddarth’s Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing. In Darcy et al (Ed.). Chronic illness (pp.148-159) Philadelphia PA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.
Health Assessment: Across the Lifespan
Hogstel, M. O., & Cox Curry, L (2005) Health assessment through the lifespan (4th ed) Philadelphia: F. A., Davis Company pp. 1-58, 59-89, 170-185, 197-210, 204-207, 210-212, 213-225, 221-222, 242-244, & 254-255.(textbook available in full-text in NurseONE’s MyiLibrary)
Allison, S. (2007). Up a river! Interprofessional education and the Canadian healthcare professional of the future Journal of Interprofessional Care, 21 (5), 565-568 NB: this article is in the CINAHL database via EBSCO Host – the full text is embargoed until November 2008
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