July / August 2018
Every health sector faces unique nursing challenges, but there’s one strategy that supports best practices unconditionally and spans them all: RNAO’s Best Practice Spotlight...
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In the End
The final semester is done and my master’s degree complete. As i reach this academic milestone, I can’t help but reflect on how the journey to an MN has shaped my nursing career perspective. Ongoing…
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The early adopters of BPSO designation may tell you the unprecedented undertaking simply made good business sense 15 years ago. In the words of RN Shirlee Sharkey, president and...
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According to RN Kathryn Hayward-Murray, senior vice president, patient care services, and chief nursing executive for Trillium Health Partners (THP), becoming a BPSO while also...
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Oh sure, embarking on becoming a Best Practice Spotlight Organization (BPSO) comes with the massive perk of RNAO support, resources and funding, but what does that really...
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In the beginning, the notion of using  best practice guidelines (BPG) to bring evidence-based nursing to health-care settings across Ontario was nothing more than an idea (or...
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Explore the fascinating, informative history of how RNAO’s best practice guidelines (BPG) came to be with Transforming Nursing Through Knowledge: Best Practices for Guideline...
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Twenty-two years ago, RNAO – and by extension, Registered Nurse Journal (RNJ) – was experiencing a shift with the arrival of Doris Grinspun as its new executive director in April...
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As a Best Practice Spotlight Organization (BPSO) co-ordinator and RN for Toronto Public Health (TPH), May Tao sees the impact she is making every day supporting the implementation...
Elaine Santa Mina
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Elaine Santa Mina will tell you she’s not a very good career planner: “Many nurses have a well-defined career trajectory, but that’s not been me.” However, for someone who has worked in nursing for…