ANNUAL MEETING COUNCIL OF NURSES AND NURSING ASSISTANTS
You are invited to attend the
which will be held on Monday, April 5th 2011, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., in the Gaétan Boutin Conference Room, at the Hospital, Shawville.
The mission of the Council of Nurses is to transmit our recommendations to the Board of Directors, when necessary, and to give our opinion on the quality of nursing care provided in the centre to the Executive Director.
The Executive Director of the Council of Nurses was created in December 2003. Members of the Committee are spokespersons for the different activity sectors, and this serves to make known the needs of these sectors. The Executive Committee of the Council of Nurses is composed of the following nine members:
- Lucille Bélair - President
- Gilbert Daoust - Vice-president
- Gail Ryan - Secretary
- Richard Grimard, Executive Director
- Chantal Lefebvre, Nurse, Representing the Childhood/Youth/Family sector
- Pauline Ringrose, Nurse, Representing the Long Term Care sector
- Paula Keon, Nurse, Representing the Ambulatory Care sector
- Line Jolicoeur, Nursing Assistant, Representing the Council of Nursing Assistants
- Lina Lacroix, Nursing Assistant, Representing the Council of Nursing Assistants
The following items were discussed in 2009-2010 :
Schedule of meetings
ITP (implemented on April 1, 2009) - training of nursing staff
Logo for the CIIA (competition)
Nurses and Nursing Assistants' Day (discussion and project)
Nursing Assistants - Bill 90 RE: I.V.
FMG (new position - nurse)
Risk and Quality Manager
Presentation - infection prevention
Presentation - transfusion medicine protocol
Presentation—reorganization of work - the three residential services
Presentation - care protocol/collective prescription (follow-up on application of the recommendations of the report on opiate use in hospitals)
Presentation - FMG follow-up - anticoagulated patients
Presentation - care protocol/collective prescription - policy and procedure « Universal Measures and Respiratory Hygiene » - policy and procedures « MRSA » in residential services
Integration of the CNA into the CN
Clinical supervision (project tabled)
CPNP knowledge test.
Our objectives for 2010-2011:
General assessment of the quality of the nursing acts carried out in the centre
Assessment and maintenance of nurses’ skills
To continue to be the spokespersons for the different activity sectors
To encourage the nursing staff to participate in the activities of the CNA.