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ISMP Canada – Safety Bulletin – Intravenous Medication Safety: A Multi-Incident Analysis

July 21, 2020

Intravenous Medication Safety: A Multi-Incident Analysis Administration of medication by the intravenous (IV) route is ubiquitous in hospital practice. This route of administration is often used for several high- alert medications that bear a heightened risk of causing significant patient harm when used in error. The need for improvements to the medication-use process, predicated on […]

Interim guidance: Care of residents in long term care homes during the COVID-19 pandemic

Canadian Task Force on Prevention Health Care

July 7, 2020

RE: Release of Guideline on screening for esophageal adenocarcinoma in patients with chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease

Urgent need to increase the rates of diagnosing, treating and controlling hypertension in older women.

July 6, 2020

A call for all levels of government, health professional associations, health charities and clinicians to reengage and to take action. Supported by Supported by the Nurse Practitioner Association of Canada, Nurse Practitioner Association of Alberta Hypertension Canada, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Canadian Pharmacists Association, and College of Family College of Canada. A […]

ICN – Guidelines on Advanced Practice Nursing 2020

July 3, 2020

2020 has been named The International Year of the Nurse and Midwife by the World Health Organization. It celebrates both the professionals who provide a broad range of essential health services to people everywhere as well as the bicentenary of the birth of Florence Nightingale. However, the International Council of Nurses (ICN) recognises that this […]

Framework for the care and support for adolescents and young adults with cancer

November 19, 2019

From the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Thyroid Dysfunction Screening

From the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care

5 Questions to Ask About Your Medications

May 20, 2019

When you see your nurse practitioner