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Nov. 16 - 25: Partners in Knowledge Translation

Growing Nurse Leaders through Innovation

Monday, Nov. 16 (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm) – Lecture

Join Island Health and the UVic School of Nursing for the final Health Talk of the year, featuring four reflections on the innovative use of stories from nurse leaders to develop students' leadership skills and translate knowledge into action.

Resources: Read "Reflections on the innovative use of storytelling to develop students’ leadership skills," published in the Canadian Journal of Nursing Informatics

Joanna Briggs Institute in Victoria: Supporting and Promoting Evidence-Based Health Care Practice

Friday, Nov. 20 (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm) – Lecture

Speakers: Drs. Lynne Young (PhD, RN) and Karen Mackinnon (PhD, RN), UVic School of Nursing

Learning Objectives:

  • To learn about the contribution of the Joanna Briggs Institute and its affiliates to evidence-based health care practice;
  • To learn about the results of a systematic review focused on the effectiveness of community-based physical activity interventions to improve the health of community-dwelling older women.

Resources: JBI Institute at the University of Victoria

Evidence-Informed Practice: Raising the Bar on Student Learning 

Wednesday, Nov. 25 (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm) – Workshop

This professional development workshop asks how we can strengthen students' competencies though faculty/community collaboration, supported by a grant from the Vancouver Island University Faculty Association.

Collaborators: VIU, Island Health, and North Island College

Resources: Read the report (PDF) on the workshop.