Top 10 Ways to Avoid the Flu

Top 10 Ways to Avoid the Flu

The flu is bad this year, and the Edmonton Journal published a helpful guide for reducing your chances of catching it. Of course you should wash your hands and get plenty of rest, but do you know what you can…

How to do a Laparotomy

How to do a Laparotomy

A team of students simulates the operating room procedure for a Laparotomy in the clinical simulation centre. They practice the various nursing roles in the operating room and prepare the advanced patient mannequin for the procedure.

5 Rules for a Sterile OR

5 Rules for a Sterile OR

  Sterility is imperative in the operating room. One mistake can lead to a damaging infection or life-threatening infection. In the OR, patients are completely vulnerable to the actions of their nurses and surgeons, so it is important to take…

CPNE Helps Nurses Stay Current

CPNE Helps Nurses Stay Current

The nursing profession is always changing. New technologies and methods provide nurses with opportunities to help and heal better than ever. But, rapid change has its challenges– continuing competence is harder than ever in the nursing world. Since 2007, the…

The Right to be Wrong

The Right to be Wrong

Patients have the right to choose: whether to seek care, or accept treatment. What is the role of the health care provider? And how can the provider navigate the complex issue of patient choice? “The Right to be Wrong: Living…

Nursing Magazine wins Silver Award

Nursing Magazine wins Silver Award

MacEwan University’s annual publication for the Centre for Professional Nursing Education has won a 2012 Summit Marketing Effectiveness Award. Nursing PRN won a Silver award in the Education category. The Summit International Awards received 732 entries — the publication was…

What does the future of nursing look like?

What does the future of nursing look like?

Technology, globalization and society are changing faster than ever. How is nursing practice keeping up in an ever-evolving world? These issues are addressed in the new issue of Nursing PRN, the Centre for Professional Nursing Education‘s annual publication. Printed copies…

The Four F’s of Communication: Brian Keating

Communication is essential: at work, at home, and even in the animal kingdom. Brian Keating relates the four F’s of communication in the introduction to his keynote address, Animal Talk, at MacEwan University’s Annual Every Nurse Symposium. Mr. Keating recently…

Keep Your Heart Pumping with CPR

Keep your heart pumping this Valentine’s Day at MacEwan University. Get certified or re-certified in a range of life support classes. Upcoming Classes (Click here to search by course): Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (Level C) – February 25…