National Nursing Week

Celebrating our nursing leaders.

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Marking National Nursing Week

From May 9 - 15, 2022, we take time to honour our incredible alumni and our current and future nursing leaders, and we celebrate the deep tradition of research and academic excellence in the Faculty of Nursing.

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 Pathways to improve Indigenous Health: ‘Listen, and then listen some more—then act’

Reagan Bartel is a graduate of the Faculty of Nursing and the School of Public Health who works tirelessly to improve health inequities in Indigenous health.

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Faculty of Nursing a hub for the academic leaders of tomorrow

Tight-knit community, career development and global reputation for top-notch education and research draw future nursing leaders from all over the world

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Five ways women can champion their own health

Colleen Norris raises women’s heart-health awareness so they have the knowledge they need to advocate for their own health.

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When you’ve gotta go … you may need help

Kathleen Hunter has focused her career on improving quality of life for many older adults by helping them address the common medical condition of incontinence.

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Nursing researcher is fighting ageism with education

A new research unit led by Sherry Dahlke aims to improve care for older adults by addressing stigma and bias toward aging.

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Muslim seniors guide researcher’s work aimed at improving health, fighting Islamophobia

Jordana Salma works with seniors in the Muslim community to support healthy aging and decrease isolation.

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Nursing Alumna Awarded University of Alberta Alumni Honour Award

Kathy Reid was recognized this year with an Alumni Honour Award for her significant achievements and contributions to the nursing profession and community.

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Celebrating Nursing Leaders: Nursing students instrumental in the rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations to Indigenous communities

In a win-win scenario, third-year nursing students collaborated with Paul Band Health Centre public health nurses to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to the Paul First Nation community.

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Nursing grad provides safe support for people affected by violence

Roohi Dodd devotes her time and training to being the right person to talk to at the right time for survivors.

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Biosensors embedded in bandages could monitor diabetic foot wounds to prevent amputations

Simon Palfreyman collaborates with experts in engineering and neurology to monitor diabetic foot wounds, aiming to prevent amputations.

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U of A nursing ranked among best in the world

The University of Alberta is the top institution in Canada for nursing. Nursing has continually climbed the QS rankings over the past few years, moving from 17th in the world in 2018 to 9th in 2022.

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