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NP Week Press Conference – November 15, 2016

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Bonny Johnson Receives Prestigious Award

A local nurse practitioner, Bonny Johnson, has been awarded the most prestigious honour handed out by the Association of Ontario Health Centres (AOHC). The Joe Leonard Award, named for the LAMP Community Health Centre’s first executive director who helped a great many people over the course of his 25-year career. “The purpose of...

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Meet NP Student JoAnn Elizabeth Leavey (November 14, 2015)

November 14th, 2015     A day in the life: An NP student’s perspective on the daily journey of becoming an NP     Six-thirty a.m. and the alarm goes off. Disorientation…what are the causative agents of pneumonia? Cephalosporins, first generation and penicillin allergy…remember…there can be a cross reactivity. Wait, need to get...

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Day in the Life – Meet NP Marie Greer-King

November 13th, 2015   The Strength of Team Work and Networking key for NP Marie during a day in the life at Alexandra Marine and General Hospital in Goderich   I graduated from the Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program at Western University in 2011. After graduating, I spent a year at a...

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A Day in the Life – Meet NP Calvin Pelletier

November 12th, 2015 “I have the distinct pleasure of working in the field of palliative care in Thunder Bay. I was drawn to the Community Care Access Centre (CCAC)  for the diversity and challenge of home-based care.”     Calvin Pelletier is a lifelong resident of Thunder Bay and lives with his beautiful...

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A Day in the Life – Meet NP Debra Bishop

November 11th, 2015 “My role like many Nurse Practitioner’s is unique as my primary focus is prenatal health”         My role like many Nurse Practitioner’s is unique as my primary focus is prenatal health.   A typical day begins with checking labs and ultrasound reports. During this review there are...

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A Day in the Life – Meet NP Susan Chernenko

November 10th, 2015 Nurse Practitioner Susan works for the Toronto Lung Transplant Program as the Practice Leader/Program Development       The life of a Nurse Practitioner (NP) remains a complex one. No single day is the same, no single patient alike, providing unique challenges and fulfilling experiences. Nursing over 30 yrs, 13...

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A Day in the Life – Meet NP Wendy Laframboise

November 09, 2015 Wendy Laframboise is a Nurse Practitioner, COPD Educator and Program Lead for the COPD Outreach Program at The Ottawa Hospital (TOH).     I have been nursing since 1994 and last year completed my Masters of Nursing, Nurse Practitioner Field of Study at the University of Toronto. I hold Certificates...

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A Day in the Life – Meet NP Kathy Hardill

November 08th, 2015 “My role as a primary care NP  involves working in a clinic specializing in the care of marginalized people”         As a primary care NP working in a clinic specializing in the care of marginalized people, I scan the neighbourhood in the morning on my way in,...

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Wage Freeze Worries Nurse Practitioners

Source: What’s Up Muskoka Click Here to see news article.

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