Nursing News Archive
January 19, 2021 —
Dr. Roberta Woodgate, a distinguished professor with the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and Canada Research Chair was recently awarded nearly $1.3 million from CIHR for a five-year project
December 4, 2020 —
When the College of Nursing postponed the 2020 Helen Glass Research Symposium in March, it was only days before the University of Manitoba cancelled in-person classes due to COVID-19. However, at that point, submissions were already sent in for one of the symposium’s signature events, the Graduate Student Poster Competition.
November 23, 2020 —
As the College of Nursing gets ready to introduce its bachelor of midwifery program in September 2021, the program’s director, Kellie Thiessen, hopes to see change in how policy-makers approach the profession.
November 3, 2020 —
When the committee behind the College of Nursing’s Aboriginal Nursing Cohort Initiative (ANCI) decided it had outgrown its name, the group looked for a symbol to reflect the healing, strength and courage that are at the program’s core of providing support to Indigenous students interested in attaining a degree in nursing.
October 20, 2020 —
For the second time in 2020, graduating students at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences will participate in a virtual convocation, viewing the celebration with their family and friends online rather than receiving their degrees in person as they normally would at this time.
October 14, 2020 —
On Sept. 1, College of Nursing associate professor Dr. Diana McMillan became the inaugural Health Sciences Centre Clinical Chair that will connect academics and research to improve clinicians’ care delivery.
October 8, 2020 —
The College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences is celebrating a significant milestone, as its nurse practitioner program was among the first in Canada to receive accreditation from the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN), the national voice for nursing education, research and scholarship.
September 29, 2020 —
Organizers of an annual Orange Shirt Day walk at the University of Manitoba were not going to let a pandemic stop them from honouring those affected by Canada’s residential school system in 2020.
September 10, 2020 —
Unlike years past when socializing and getting to know new classmates were the norm during orientation, first-year students in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences started their 2020/2021 school year in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry/dental hygiene and rehabilitation sciences with orientation activities and welcoming ceremonies in mostly virtual settings.
August 21, 2020 —
Student interns in Prairie Indigenous Knowledge Exchange Network (PIKE-Net) this summer, had a slightly different experience than they would have had any other year, due to the office closures and social distancing measures that came with the global COVID-19 pandemic.