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Seeking solutions to hallway health care

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018: Dr. Michael McGillion, an associate professor in the McMaster School of Nursing, participated in a policy discussion hosted by the Council of Ontario Universities (COU) at the Ontario Legislature at Queen’s Park on October 30 Read More

Featuring: Michael McGillion

Dr. Heather Arthur will be inducted into Community of Distinction

Friday, Nov 09, 2018: The ceremony will take place on Friday, November 16th at 4:00 pm in the Ewart Angus Centre, directly in front of the Community of Distinction wall. All are welcome to attend. Read More

Featuring: Heather Arthur

Advancing diabetes care and prevention

Friday, Nov 09, 2018: November is Diabetes Month. Dr. Diana Sherifali, an associate professor in the School of Nursing and a researcher specializing in diabetes care, has just wrapped up a four-year trial involving diabetes patients. Read More

Featuring: Diana Sherifali

CMAJ supplement on patient engagement highlights work by School of Nursing faculty

Thursday, Nov 08, 2018: Does engaging patients in research projects improve health research? Read More

Featuring: Michael McGillion and Rebecca Ganann

Students gain global health care experience in Guatamala

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018: During the last two weeks of August, a group of BScN students spent time volunteering in Antigua, Guatamala. Read More

Nursing on the front lines of opioid crisis

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018: For most, the news about the opioid crisis is troubling but it doesn’t touch us personally. For RN Tracy Hobson, it is a part of her daily work life. Read More

Welcome to Naomi Thulien, new faculty member

Monday, Oct 29, 2018: The School of Nursing extends a warm welcome to Dr. Naomi Thulien, a new Tenure Track Assistant Professor. Read More

Featuring: Naomi Thulien

Dr. Jenny Ploeg Receives Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) Award

Monday, Oct 29, 2018: Congratulations to Dr. Jenny Ploeg for receiving the Award for Excellence in Student Mentoring: In Honour of Evelyn Shapiro. Read More

Featuring: Jenny Ploeg

ACHRU launches new video about post-stroke intervention

Monday, Oct 29, 2018: The new video explores the project: “Post-stroke intervention helps older adults transition home from hospital.” Read More

Featuring: Maureen Markle-Reid and Ruta Valaitis

Krista Sferrazza, Alumni Profile

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018: Meet a recent graduate of the School of Nursing. Read More

Visiting scholar shares arts-based approach to research

Thursday, Oct 04, 2018: Dr. Fiona Buchanan, a visiting scholar from Australia, met with a group of graduate students on October 1 to share some of her creative tips on how to use art as a research tool. Read More

Featuring: Susan Jack

Introducing… a clinical research assistant

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018: Samantha is studying nursing at McMaster University. She is also a clinical research assistant at Hamilton Health Sciences’ (HHS) Juravinski Hospital and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. Read More

How do we talk about serious illness?

Friday, Sep 14, 2018: There is a growing trend in the health profession to help nurses, doctors and other practitioners to get more comfortable with difficult conversations. Read More

Featuring: Patricia Helen Strachan

Researchers will examine the impact of Hamilton Food Share

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018: Dr. Olive Wahoush is leading the project, which is funded by a $25,000 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Partnership Engage grant for one year. Read More

Featuring: Olive Wahoush

Building bridges in Indigenous health

Wednesday, Sep 05, 2018: Bernice Downey considers herself to be someone who builds relationships, is an agent of change and, above all, is an advocate for Indigenous health and well-being. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

We must do more for seniors coming home from hospital

Tuesday, Sep 04, 2018: Transitioning home from hospital is challenging for older adults with multiple chronic conditions. Homecare services are often not available or inadequate. Dr. Ruta Valaitis and Dr. Maureen Markle-Reid write about this in the Vancouver Sun. Read More

Featuring: Ruta Valaitis and Maureen Markle-Reid

Welcome from the BScN office

Tuesday, Sep 04, 2018: Welcome to the new academic year! We’re excited to meet new students and welcome back returning students. Read More

Featuring: Joanna Pierazzo

Nursing conference will present new strategies to help women experiencing violence

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018: One in three women will experience some form of violence in their lifetime. Read More

Featuring: Susan Jack and Bernice Downey

The Nursing Graduate Program Office Has Moved

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018: Welcome to the new academic year! We’re excited to meet new students and welcome back returning students. Read More

Featuring: Nancy Carter

Making surgery safer: New article reviews the state of remote automated monitoring

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018: Heart surgery saves lives. However, 18% of patients who undergo cardiac surgery end up with complications after the procedure and wind up back in the hospital. Read More

Featuring: Michael McGillion and Sandra L. Carroll

Lynn Martin, Alumni Profile

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018: More than 4,000 students have graduated from McMaster's nursing programs. Here we meet Lynn Martin, an assistant professor in the McMaster School of Nursing. Read More

Featuring: Lynn Martin

McMaster nursing student shares notes from Honduran medical trip

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018: Sydney Taylor, who is entering her fourth year in nursing at McMaster University, travelled to Honduras with Medical Ministry International for two weeks in July. Read More

Nursing scholarship being established in honour of slain student

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018: Reese Fallon was preparing to start at McMaster this fall. Fallon, 18, was one of two people killed during the Toronto Danforth shooting on July 22, 2018. Read More

Class of 1968 celebrates fiftieth anniversary

Thursday, Aug 09, 2018: The class of 1968 BScN held their 50th Nursing Reunion at Niagara-on-the-Lake on May 22 & 23. Read More

New publication examines philosophies of nursing

Wednesday, Aug 08, 2018: PhD students Pamela Durepos and Elizabeth Orr are the first two cited authors for the piece. Read More

Featuring: Patricia Helen Strachan, Jenny Ploeg, Susan Jack and Sharon Kaasalainen

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