Together We Will Make 2018 a Year to Remember by Tania Dick, RN, MN I am always so thankful for the winter season. This is a sacred time, full of tradition and protocol for my family and community. I have always enjoyed witnessing and participating in other traditions and protocols throughout the winter season, learning from and inspiring one another. Although this is traditionally a time for family, holidays, and… Read More »Together We Will Make 2018 a Year to Remember
Between February and May of this year, the ARNBC travelled around British Columbia and met with registered nurses in small towns, community health centres, urban areas and hospitals. The resulting focus groups and conversations provided the Association with a wealth of information about the challenges nurses face, the pride they have in their profession and the belief we all share in the need for a strong policy voice for nursing… Read More »President’s Update: Consultations Wind Up, by Susan Duncan RN PhD
We have just finished our fifth week of consultations, and have been inspired to meet with nurses across B.C. By the time we wrap up these consultations, we will have met with nurses from every specialty in every part of the province. One thing we have heard from nurses over and over is how much they value having an opportunity to get together and talk about the future of the… Read More »Consultations Gain Momentum Across B.C.
Recently I met a young nursing student and was asked to give her one piece of salient information with regards to becoming a nurse.
Nursing is a profession, though occasionally it does not feel like it. We obtain a specialized body of knowledge, we make a commitment to the provision of that knowledge, we promise to uphold what that specialized body of knowledge requires of us without causing harm to others and we accept all the associated responsibilities. But somehow the reality of a profession often gets lost along the way. Read More »We the nurses... by Wendy Bowles NP
Beginning the week of February 19th, 2012, ARNBC will set out to consult with as many nurses as possible across the province. This is your opportunity to join a face-to-face meeting in your area, participate in a videoconference, or send your ideas and thoughts to our dedicated consultations website. Now is the time for RNs across B.C. to come together and share your ideas of what you’d like the ARNBC to do and be. How can we help you? Your voice is our strength!