Promoting excellence and advocacy in family practice nursing

 

Family practice nurses, also known as primary care nurses, are typically Registered Nurses (RNs) who practice within primary care. Primary care represents an entry point for patients into the healthcare system and focuses on the delivery of health promotion, disease prevention, and disease management services. Family practice nurses function as generalists who provide a broad range of health services, including preventative health screening (e.g. PAP examinations, chronic health conditions), health education (e.g. healthy living, chronic disease self-management), healthcare management and program delivery (e.g. diabetes, hypertension, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), therapeutic interventions (e.g. wound care, immunizations), and coordination of services to specialists and/or community services. Family practice nurses work in partnership with family physicians and other healthcare providers.

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Upcoming Events; 

You are invited: Let’s Talk – Nova Scotia Health Teams Support COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

Nova Scotia Health Information Management and Technology is pleased to welcome Daryl MacNeil and Eder Pulido from Nova Scotia Health as our guest speakers for the next Let’s Talk Informatics webinar:  Nova Scotia Health Teams Support COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout.

 

Daryl and Eder will share how their teams leveraged project management, industrial engineering and other tools and approaches to support Public Health in designing and managing the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Nova Scotia.

Please join us Thursday, July 22 from 7:30 to 8:30 A.M. AST.

Details & Registration

Questions about this event can be directed to letstalkinformatics@nshealth.ca.