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Mariah Pankiewicz, Karandeep Bhamra and Holly Okaluk each standing outside the College of Nursing's building on Fort Garry campus, in three separate shots.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Nurse practitioner program marks 25 years, helps address rural health system challenges

October 6, 2023 — 
Twenty-five students entered the nurse practitioner (NP) stream of the College of Nursing’s master’s program this September, marking the 25th annual intake since the program launched in 1998.

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An arm reaches in to place an orange ribbon to a window on Bannatyne campus to honour children lost to residential schools in Manitoba.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady Faculty honours National Day for Truth and Reconciliation with orange shirts, powerful messages

October 4, 2023 — 
Hundreds of people wearing orange shirts filled Brodie Centre atrium for the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation event on the Bannatyne campus presented by Ongomiizwin – Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing.

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Kali Froese stands outside the Helen Glass Centre for Nursing at Fort Garry Campus.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Nursing student researcher sees positive changes in long-term care

September 12, 2023 — 
When third-year nursing student Kali Froese visited Scandinavia with her father in 2018, she had a first-hand experience that fueled her interest in health research.

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Students work with a client at the Physical Therapy Neuro Rehab Clinic at Riverview Health Centre.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Student-led physio clinic offers interprofessional approach

July 10, 2023 — 
This spring, for the first time in 20 years, the College of Rehabilitation Sciences’ student-led Physical Therapy Neuro Rehab Clinic brought in students from three additional health disciplines for a trial run of a more holistic approach to patient care.

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Winter Traverse poses with her College of Nursing pin inside the Pinnacle Club.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Resilient nurses graduate, join profession

June 8, 2023 — 
When Dr. Peter Nickerson, vice-provost (health sciences) and dean of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, addressed the College of Nursing’s Spring Class of 2023, he noted they were a unique group who began their journey at a historic time.

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Headshot of Valerie Wiebe.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

A Calling to Care

June 7, 2023 — 
When Valerie Wiebe [BN/93, MN/99] became the first female president and chief operating officer of Concordia Hospital in 2015, she didn’t know the facility would soon be affected by a complete overhaul of Manitoba’s health-care system.

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A syringe sits atop a medical waste container inside a hospital.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Safer Substance Use

May 10, 2023 — 
When Dr. Em Pijl joined the College of Nursing as an assistant professor in 2021, she started to look at her research from a different perspective. Pijl is originally from Vancouver, where she worked as a registered nurse in the Downtown Eastside, an area with high levels of homelessness and substance use.

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Three female nursing students practice skills in a simulated hospital room with a manikin.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

College of Nursing welcomes first summer cohort as part of expanded program

May 8, 2023 — 
The College of Nursing at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences made history this month, as it expanded its bachelor of nursing program and welcomed a third cohort of 120 students at its first summer intake.

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Headshots of Vanessa Van Bewer, Rani Hajela Srivastava and Ann Nzeruem.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Storytelling a powerful part of EDI, UM prof says

April 21, 2023 — 
Equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) was the theme at the 13th annual Advanced Practice Nursing conference hosted by the Graduate Nursing Students’ Association (GNSA) on April 5.

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Vera Anokyewaa Amponsah sitting in the College of Nursing building, looking thoughtful.

Graduate student aims to improve nurse leadership in Ghana

April 3, 2023 — 
Before moving to Winnipeg to attend the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences in November 2022, Vera Anokyewaa Amponsah worked for over a decade as a nurse in Ghana, her home country.

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