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National Nursing Week 2020 News Archive

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

National Nursing Week celebrates care and compassion

May 15, 2020 — 
Despite not being able to hold a public gathering this year, nursing faculty and learners at the University of Manitoba acknowledged National Nursing Week, May 11 – 17, as a time to congratulate and thank Manitoba’s nurses for “going above and beyond” during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Celebrating Indigenous Nurses Day

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Celebrating Indigenous Nurses Day

May 13, 2020 — 
Today we celebrate Indigenous nurses and nursing students in Manitoba on Indigenous Nurses Day, part of the National Nursing Week.  This year’s theme is “Nurses: A voice to lead – Nursing the world to health.” Currently we have over 80 Indigenous nursing students enrolled in the College of Nursing, a great harbinger for Indigenous health professionals delivering care to Indigenous communities and beyond.

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A midwife examines a pregnant woman in a hospital setting.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Midwifery degree program due for delivery in 2021

May 13, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba’s College of Nursing will introduce a bachelor’s degree program in midwifery in September 2021.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Resilient researchers continue important UM work from home during COVID-19 crisis

April 24, 2020 — 
Cross-disciplinary initiatives and collaborations in order to find a solution

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Nursing students provide ‘vital work’, join Health Links in fight against COVID-19

April 1, 2020 — 
UM nursing students working directly in the fight against the spread of the coronavirus

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Manitoba Legislature

Profile of MB Chief Medical & Nursing Officers, alumni Dr. Brent Roussin and Lanette Siragusa

March 24, 2020 — 
In a feature profiling Canada's Chief Medical Officers across the country, Giuseppe Valiante of the Canadian Press noted two outstanding UM alumni

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Couple shares honour at Indigenous awards ceremony

March 17, 2020 — 
For two recipients of this year’s Indigenous Awards of Excellence, the award had an added significance, as they were able to share their achievement with their spouse. PhD student Amanda Fowler-Woods Community Health Sciences and associate professor Dr. Melinda Fowler-Woods were both recipients in student and faculty categories respectively.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Indigenous Nursing grad a health-care role model

April 9, 2019 — 
Early in her nursing career, Crystal Cook, a mental wellness clinician with Natawiwewak Medical Clinic, knew she wanted to work directly with people in her culture and become a role model for those thinking of pursuing health care as a profession

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