Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

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The "Bill George" is a 20-bed long-term care (LTC) home located in Sioux Lookout, which is one of the most northern LTC home in Ontario. Many residents are of indigenous background and are non-English speaking. The home's goal is to respect and recognize cultural and language diversity through the integration of traditional and modern medical practices.

In 2016, the Bill George began a three-year partnership with RNAO as a LTC Best Practice Spotlight Organization® (LTC-BPSO®) pre-designate and committed to implement five best practice guidelines (BPG) across the entire home focusing on falls, continence, oral health, pressure injuries and pain.

Learn how to recognize the risk factors associated with patient falls and discuss the incidence and morbidity of falls occurring in hospitals.

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Objectif nº 1

Soutenir les mesures qui favorisent l’allaitement maternel.

  • Décrire ce que sont les « Soins à la mère et au nouveau-né dans une
    perspective familiale
  • Décrire les principes de l’Initiative amis des bébésMC.

Objectif nº 2

Expliquer les généralités des faits connus liés à la lactation.

Learn practical knowledge about the assessment of venous leg ulcers, developing a plan of care, and the use of compression and resistance bandaging.