Kimberley Kearsey

Kimberley Kearsey is managing editor for RNJ

Kimberley Kearsey is managing editor for RNJ.

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by: Alicia Saunders, Kimberley Kearsey
Why are you a champion?  "I truly believe and try to instill into my daily nursing practice that we can always do better by working together. I remember learning about BPGs from RNAO when I first started at the health unit 20 years ago and knew they could support our nursing ...
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by: Kimberley Kearsey
For Ann Roberts, a nurse of 35 years, being a best practice guideline (BPG) champion is about doing something that is “meaningful.” BPGs are incredibly meaningful because they’re having an impact, the Montfort Hospital palliative care RN says. A self-described “product” of Best Practice Spotlight Organization® (BPSO®) cultu...
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by: Anne Wojtak, Austin White, Jhanvi Kothary, Kimberley Kearsey, Nena Pendevska, Thaaniya Theivendiran
RNAO’s 18th annual Best Practice Spotlight Organization® (BPSO®) Symposium in September 2023 saw more than 235 representatives from local, national and international BPSOs gather in Toronto for three days of knowledge sharing and networking. Whether providing in-person or virtual concurrent sessions, or chatting with colleagues ...
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by: Kimberley Kearsey
Work your way through these photos and hints (click the arrow on the right to advance forward) to reveal the identities of four nursing leaders who have propelled the profession to new heights, and played a role in the evolution of RNAO's BPG and BPSO programs.
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by: Kimberley Kearsey
Amanda Mayock, president of RNAO’s Kawartha-Victoria chapter, was meeting with colleagues and RNAO staff at the assembly of leaders gathering in early 2023 when she shared the idea to create individualized QR codes for RNAO members. The QR codes automatically populate an application form with the existing member’s information, a...
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by: Kimberley Kearsey
On June 22, 2023, during the opening ceremonies of RNAO’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), 20 Best Practice Spotlight Organizations® (BPSO®) were honoured for achieving graduate status in the program. They now join hundreds of other graduate organizations to continue their important work to foster evidence-based cultures that impro...
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by: Kimberley Kearsey
Call it good timing or a sign, but either way, it was a simple email to Rob Samulack from a faith-based environmental conservation group that changed everything. With it came the opportunity to visit Glasgow, Scotland for the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (known as COP26). This once-in-a-lifetime chance to join t...
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by: Kimberley Kearsey
Dr. Claudette Holloway became RNAO president at the association’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on June 10, 2022. She is the 57th member to do so, and the fourth Black nurse to take the helm. She begins her presidency as the province – and the world – starts to emerge from the unprecedented pres...
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by: Christina Hughes, RN, BScN, Kathy Moreland, RN, MScN, Kimberley Kearsey, Louise Lemieux White, RN, BScN, IBCLC, Mathew McGuigan, RN, BScN
NP and RNAO member Joanna Binch is tenacious and undeterred by barriers that others may find daunting. For more than a decade, she has laid the groundwork to not only help, but also respect and honour her clients in an area of Ottawa that has more rooming houses than any other part of the city....
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by: Kimberley Kearsey
RNAO has been building environmental and social determinants of health into the fabric of its policy and advocacy work for more than two decades (you can read more about this in the latest installment of Conversations with Members, by Dr. Doris Grinspun). In the late 1990s, the association began to think bigger and broader ...