What can I do with my BSc in Nursing?

“We’re going to see an increased demand for RNs in Alberta. And with the increased complexity of the population, and because RNs are so well-prepared to provide every level of care, they will always be in demand.” – Liz White-MacDonald…

SIM: Study. Integrate. Master.

Colette Foisy-Doll and three MacEwan University BScN students reflect on a scenario they just completed in the Clinical Simulation Centre. The simulation involved a rapidly worsening patient. The group discusses family members in the hospital room and trust in nursing,…

Psychiatric Nursing Calgary Information Session

Calgary Info Session MacEwan University will host an information session this Saturday, March 17 at 1:00 pm in the Auditorium of the Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 – 29 Street NW, Calgary, Alberta (Click for Google Map). Click for event details….

How are Psychatric Nurses Portrayed in Film?

How are Psychatric Nurses Portrayed in Film?

The silence that surrounds mental illness means that most perceptions of psychiatric nurses and nursing practice are informed by the media. Dr. Cheryl Pollard, an assistant professor in the Psychiatric Nursing program at MacEwan University, discusses nurses and the accuracy…

MacEwan University Nursing Student Volunteers in Haiti

MacEwan University Nursing Student Volunteers in Haiti

The Globe and Mail recently profiled Laura Wallace, a third year Bachelor of Science in Nursing student at MacEwan University. Laura volunteered in a maternity centre near Jacmel, Haiti. Her work provided her with experience and insight, but she remains…

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…

What Causes Hoarding?

Hoarding is an often sensationalized topic. However, the root causes of the affliction are often airbrushed over in the production of shocking media portrayals. Dr. Mary Haase, Dr. Irene Coulson and Melissa Watkins conducted two years of extensive research into…