Tag Archives: nursing

Nurse-education group co-created by York U gets $1.5 million in new funding from Ontario government

Group supports education programs for internationally educated nurses, allowing them to become registered in the province. TORONTO, March 3, 2022 — A $1.5-million funding boost from the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development, will support the University-led Ontario Internationally Educated Nurses Course Consortium (OIENCC) in updating its successful competency-bridging program of study for internationally […]

York University launches stand-alone Nursing degree

TORONTO, Nov. 23, 2021 — The Ontario government is providing new pathways for nursing education with the launch of York University’s new stand-alone four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Details were shared today by Jill Dunlop, Minister of Colleges and Universities who was joined by Rhonda Lenton, President & Vice-Chancellor of York University. “I’m […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: York U expert available to comment on managing holiday celebrations for families touched by Alzheimer’s

TORONTO, December 13, 2016 – With all the shopping, meal planning and dinner planning, many families may feel excited about the holidays, but also overwhelmed. For individuals living with Alzheimer’s or dementia, visiting family can make this time challenging and bittersweet, and for their loved ones, the stress of caregiving responsibilities layered with holiday traditions can […]