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The Family Health Nurse Practitioner - Innovation & Collaboration

The Family Health Nurse Practitioner – Innovation & Collaboration

Research by: Holly Kennedy-­‐Symonds MHSc, Amra Dizdarevic MSN FHNP, K. B., MSN FHNP, Trisha Stolle, MSN FHNP, Sanda Islik BScN, Beth Donaldson MD, Peter House MD Context Family Health Nurse Practitioners (FHNP) are trained in primary care delivery, including the diagnosis and management of common health conditions, in collaborative practice. However these capable practitioners are still under‐employed […]

Incorporating a Coaching Approach for Effective Case Management

Incorporating a Coaching Approach for Effective Case Management

 Research by:  Holly Kennedy-­‐Symonds MHSc, Sanda Islik, BScN Context Case management (CM) is a collaborative process in which the Family Health Nurse (FHN) and Family Health Nurse Practitioner (FHNP) assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates the options and services required to meet the client’s health needs. This involves advocacy, communication, and resource management. The underlying premise is that everyone […]

5 tips for brain-healthy kids

Initiating Comprehensive Travel Health Services in Primary Care

Research By: Karin Dixon BNSc MN-NP, Amra Dizdarevic BSc, BSN, MN-NP Presented at: Accelerating Primary Care Conference 2014 in West Edmonton Context Each year, more and more Canadians are travelling aboard for work, education and pleasure. This international traveler has a distinctly increased risk of becoming ill or injured while abroad, to which they are often […]

The Family Health Nurse Practitioner - Innovation & Collaboration

The Family Health Nurse Practitioner – Innovation & Collaboration

The FHNPs practicing in a shared care model is successful, as evidenced by service demand and team engagement. This role is effective & efficient, improving access, continuity and quality in primary care; building the overall capacity of the primary care team.

Incorporating a Coaching Approach for Effective Case Management

Incorporating a Coaching Approach for Effective Case Management

Health coaching is the means to unlocking a person’s potential to optimize their own health.

5-tips-for-brain-healthy-kids

Initiating Comprehensive Travel Health Services in Primary Care

To demonstrate the importance of providing high quality, individual -focused complete travel services using an experienced multidisciplinary team and reduce the prevalence and severity of illness and injury obtained by travelers aboard.

Keeping corporate travelers healthy while abroad

Keeping corporate travelers healthy while abroad

In the increasingly global business market, corporate travel is taking people to further destinations for longer periods of time. Because the stakes of these trips can be high, the health of travelling employees should be a top consideration.

childrens health program offers best chance for disease prevention

Children’s Healthcare Program Offers Best Chance of Prevention

The essence of children’s programming is to provide parents and parents-to-be with helpful guidance to ensure that their children have the best chance of developing a physical, cognitive and psychological foundation

Practical tips for the cold and flu season

It’s that time again: Practical tips for the cold & flu season

In order to help you deal with the months ahead, we’ve outlined the causes, symptoms, preventative steps and basic treatment methods for both the common cold and flu.

vancouver man mysterious medical symptoms diagnosed

Vancouver man gets long overdue diagnosis from mysterious symptoms

When Jason Watt’s regular clinic did not adequately address several ongoing health concerns, he decided it was time to try an alternative – private healthcare.

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The Family Health Nurse Practitioner - Innovation & Collaboration

The Family Health Nurse Practitioner – Innovation & Collaboration

Research by: Holly Kennedy-­‐Symonds MHSc, Amra Dizdarevic MSN FHNP, K. B., MSN FHNP, Trisha Stolle, MSN FHNP, Sanda Islik BScN, Beth Donaldson MD, Peter House MD Context Family Health Nurse Practitioners (FHNP) are trained in primary care delivery, including the diagnosis and management of common health conditions, in collaborative practice. However these capable practitioners are still under‐employed […]

Incorporating a Coaching Approach for Effective Case Management

Incorporating a Coaching Approach for Effective Case Management

 Research by:  Holly Kennedy-­‐Symonds MHSc, Sanda Islik, BScN Context Case management (CM) is a collaborative process in which the Family Health Nurse (FHN) and Family Health Nurse Practitioner (FHNP) assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates the options and services required to meet the client’s health needs. This involves advocacy, communication, and resource management. The underlying premise is that everyone […]

5 tips for brain-healthy kids

Initiating Comprehensive Travel Health Services in Primary Care

Research By: Karin Dixon BNSc MN-NP, Amra Dizdarevic BSc, BSN, MN-NP Presented at: Accelerating Primary Care Conference 2014 in West Edmonton Context Each year, more and more Canadians are travelling aboard for work, education and pleasure. This international traveler has a distinctly increased risk of becoming ill or injured while abroad, to which they are often […]

The Family Health Nurse Practitioner - Innovation & Collaboration

The Family Health Nurse Practitioner – Innovation & Collaboration

The FHNPs practicing in a shared care model is successful, as evidenced by service demand and team engagement. This role is effective & efficient, improving access, continuity and quality in primary care; building the overall capacity of the primary care team.

Incorporating a Coaching Approach for Effective Case Management

Incorporating a Coaching Approach for Effective Case Management

Health coaching is the means to unlocking a person’s potential to optimize their own health.

5-tips-for-brain-healthy-kids

Initiating Comprehensive Travel Health Services in Primary Care

To demonstrate the importance of providing high quality, individual -focused complete travel services using an experienced multidisciplinary team and reduce the prevalence and severity of illness and injury obtained by travelers aboard.

Keeping corporate travelers healthy while abroad

Keeping corporate travelers healthy while abroad

In the increasingly global business market, corporate travel is taking people to further destinations for longer periods of time. Because the stakes of these trips can be high, the health of travelling employees should be a top consideration.

childrens health program offers best chance for disease prevention

Children’s Healthcare Program Offers Best Chance of Prevention

The essence of children’s programming is to provide parents and parents-to-be with helpful guidance to ensure that their children have the best chance of developing a physical, cognitive and psychological foundation

Practical tips for the cold and flu season

It’s that time again: Practical tips for the cold & flu season

In order to help you deal with the months ahead, we’ve outlined the causes, symptoms, preventative steps and basic treatment methods for both the common cold and flu.

vancouver man mysterious medical symptoms diagnosed

Vancouver man gets long overdue diagnosis from mysterious symptoms

When Jason Watt’s regular clinic did not adequately address several ongoing health concerns, he decided it was time to try an alternative – private healthcare.