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Application deadline extended to March 31, 2014
During International Development Week, the Atlantic Council for International Cooperation (ACIC) will recognize 8 youth leaders who are making a difference at home and around the world by demonstrating good global citizenship.
We congratulate Ashley Hunt (BN Year 4, Centre for Nursing Studies) on her selection as an Active 8 Ambassador representing Newfoundland and Labrador.
We would like to support Ashley by helping her accumulate pledges. If she wins, she will be donating the $1000 to a worthy cause, Shinerama.
Please click the link below and make a pledge to do something as a global citizen.
Victoria Hynes, Meghan Maloney and Amanda Nugent, 4th year CNS students, were recognized for their N4501 project "Males have Eating Disorders too" which has sparked a new campaign by the Eating Disorder Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador regarding males and eating disorders.
In addition, Victoria Hynes (4th year) received the Renata Withers Memorial Scholarship. Victoria has a keen interest in the areas of eating disorders and mental health. As a result of what she learned through research and interviews with key informants in the field of eating disorders she now hopes to be able to use this knowledge as she continues her nursing career.
The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH), feel privileged to introduce the new CAMIMH Campaign Chair for 2014: Florence Budden! Florence brings an enthusiasm to the role that will surely translate in the campaigns this year and will undoubtedly inspire more Canadians to join the conversation.
The Canadian Alliance on Mental Ilness and Mental Health seeks Nominations for the Champions of Mental Health Awards
Dr. Anne Kearney, Director of the Centre for Nursing Studies, has been appointed by the Hon. Susan Sullivan, Minister of Health and Community Services to the Provincial Cancer Control Advisory Committee. The appointment is effective to October 2016.
The Centre for Nursing Studies is pleased to announce that Marcy Greene BN MSc NP RN, faculty member has been recommended by ARNNL to Chair the Canadian Council of Registered Nurse Regulators (CCRNR) Exam Scoring Committee for the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC’s) adult and paediatric national NP exams.
This program was launched by the Centre for Nursing Studies in the Fall of 2013. It prepares IENs to practice nursing in the Canadian health care system.
The CNS has received funding from Health Canada for the online development and distance delivery of courses from the current print-based Internationally Educated Nurse (IEN) Bridging/Re-Entry Program. The CNS is pleased to be partnering with Professional Development & Conferencing Services (PDCS) and Distance Education, Learning and Teaching Support (DELTS) at Memorial University on this important initiative and will commence offering the program online in March 2014.
Practical Nursing Program awarded 5 year approval from CLPNNL
In 2013, the Practical Nursing Program was granted a 5 year approval, the maximum approval period possible, from the College for Licensed Practical Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador.
CNS introduces a new uniform policy for first year BN (Collaborative) students
Starting in the 2013-14 academic year, all first year Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) students will be required to wear a standard nursing uniform consisting of navy blue pants and a white top. This standardized uniform will be phased in through all four years of the program as these students progress through their program.
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