IPNIG Newsletter #4 ― April 22, 2011              Jill King, Communication Editor
Email:
jking@ipnig.ca   Website: www.ipnig.ca
1. Exciting Help has arrived for the IPNIG Executive Team!
2. People are open to Change in the Delivery of Health Care - More than Most Politicians Imagine!
3. The Public needs to ask “Why Skilled Professional Registered Nurses can’t be Paid Appropriately!”
4. “It’s Your Business” Workshop April 2, 2011 was an Enormous Success and it was FREE!
5. Wanted: Entrepreneurs. – Globe and Mail April 21, 2011
6. Thinking About a Career Change – Looking for Opportunities consider…
7. State of the Union of Nursing Practice – Read articles by Higgins on IPNIG web Site

1. Exciting Help has Arrived for IPNIG Executive team!  Back to top

IPNIG welcomes four incoming, newly nominated IPNIG members who join the IPNIG executive team. The nominees Betty Franklin, Jana Bartley, Jennifer Desmond and Ruth Volpato have joined the IPNIG executive team. Each of the nominees has a vast amount of professional experience in their individual registered nursing career. Their expertise across a wide variety of nursing care involvement and their enthusiasm is vital to the IPNIG leadership team. ... read more

2. People are open to Change in the Delivery of Health Care
- More than Most Politicians Imagine  Back to top

Canadians are passionate about their health care system and believe that the Canadian Health Care model is a good one that should be preserved. However people are ready to improve or sustain the level of care already provided and are far more open to change in the delivery of health care services than most politicians imagine. ...read more

3. The Public needs to ask, “Why Can’t Skilled Professional Registered Nurses be Paid Appropriately!” Back to top

The current economy to reduce costs in hospital budgets has led to significant number of terminations of registered nurses from the hospitals. Testimony is the hospital that recently terminated 300 registered nurses. These terminated, highly skilled, experienced registered nurse professionals still want to do what they do best - looking after the health care of people with continuous nursing health care in all aspects of the health care required. ... read more

4. “It’s Your Business” Workshop April 2, 2011, was an Enormous Success and it was FREE!    Back to top

The sixty seven (67) attendees entered the room that was decorated in a festive mode with a Caribbean theme. Bright orange colored pineapple center pieces on the tables and the IPNIG executive with flowered leis around the necks welcomed the attendees at 8:30 am. The mode was festive and a sense of ease permeated the entire day definitely contributing to a full relaxed day conducive to learning. ... read more

5. Wanted: Entrepreneurs – Globe and Mail April 21, 2011   Back to top

Globe and Mail Thursday, April 21, 2011
JOHN WARRILLOW | Columnist profile

This is the third in a six-part series on my formula for building a team of entrepreneurs to work for your company. The first two steps involve winnowing résumés to come up with candidates who demonstrate a competitive streak, and eliminating those with an MBA. ... read more

6. Thinking About a Career Change – Looking for Opportunities, consider…   Back to top

If you have been thinking about a career change and want to look for opportunities consider attending RNAO Nursing Expo Career Fair on Friday, May 13th 2011. ... read more

7. State of the Union of Nursing Practice - Read Articles by Higgins on IPNIG web Site

Longwood Publishing has made available the editorials essay written by Dot Pringle while Editor of Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership. IPNIG has included the links for these informative nursing editorials for your reading pleasure. ... read more

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