Nursing News Archive
March 24, 2021 —
Despite having to take an entirely new approach, a team of volunteer students from the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, welcomed nearly 80 youth from across the city to explore nursing careers as part of the CanU Inspire and Explore programs this past fall and winter.
March 11, 2021 —
In 1980, the College of Nursing took a major step in its evolution: it admitted the first students to its inaugural master of nursing program. “It’s hard to believe it’s been 40 years,” says associate professor Judith Scanlan [BN/67, M.Ed./83, PhD/96], former associate dean, graduate programs, who has been teaching at the college for 46 years and joined the full-time faculty in 1983. “We’ve come a long way.”
February 24, 2021 —
In January, the Nellie McClung Foundation announced Manitoba’s 150 Women Trailblazers in the Winnipeg Free Press. The list included several University of Manitoba alumna, including two esteemed colleagues from what is now the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.
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.