Nurses gain northern perspective

by Derek Cornet Six student nurses from Australia travelled to Meadow Lake recently to experience one-on-one contact with a health care system frequently used by aboriginal peoples. Dr. Arlene Kent-Wilkinson, an associate professor with the college of nursing at the University of Saskatchewan, said the institution has a special agreement with a nursing school in … Continue reading

Northern nursing program to begin in fall

By Ben Ingram In the fight for improved healthcare in the North a new advantage has emerged. Beginning this year, students seeking a four-year nursing degree will be able to study in La Ronge and Ile-a-la Crosse, where an onsite program through Northlands College has been established to cater to the specific needs of northerners. … Continue reading