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 […]
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 […]
Research by: Amra Dizdarevic, BSc, BSN, MN-NP, Karin Dixon, BNSc, MN-NP, Holly Kennedy-Symonds, MHSc Presented at: Accelerating Primary Care Conference 2014 in West Edmonton Context Primary care providers have a tremendous potential to positively affect outcomes through regular contact with children and families, not only in the early years, but throughout childhood. However, there are no regularly scheduled well child visits […]
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 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.
Health coaching is the means to unlocking a person’s potential to optimize their own health.
Copeman Healthcare Centre’s research on the importance of extending well child visits beyond the recommended years through the Copeman Kids Program.
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.
Travel offers many unexpected challenges, but illness should never be one of them. Get educated on health risks for exotic destinations and avoid surprises.
A family health nurse was introduced to your collaborative care team in May 2012 to act as the point person or unofficial coach to help guide, support and ensure your ongoing care.
Nurse Practitioners (NP’s) are advanced practice registered nurses who have completed graduate-level education and are trained to assess, diagnose and treat common conditions. They have an extensive scope of practice and many areas of expertise including pediatric care, palliative care, urgent care and preventative care.