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OHNIG Newsletter #29 ― September, 2011     Jill King, OHNIG Communication Edtior
Email: admin@ipnig.ca        Website:  www.ohnig.ca
  1. We did it! – OHNIG is now in the Movie Business!
  2. A 'NEW' ! Occupation Health Nurse Professional Practice Profile
  3. Value Added Occupational Health Nurse Services – Impact the Bottom Line!
  4. It's time for an Update - OHNIG Constitution and Bylaws
  5. OHNIG Announces Annual General Meeting Nov. 5th 2011
  6. Define Yourself or Be Defined! Education to Enhance Your Practice!
  7. Shaping Healthy Communities - What you Can Do!
  8. Good to Be Involved in OHNIG - Membership has its Benefits!

1. We did it! – OHNIG is now in the Movie Business!  Back to top

OHNIG a provincial Interest group within RNAO is very interested in protecting Nursing Students from illness and injury. OHNIG initiated a strategic plan, two years ago to educate all Nursing Students about their responsibilities for their own protection when they start work. To do this OHNIG went into the “movie production business!” ... read more

 

2. A 'NEW!' Occupationl Health Nurse Professional Practice Profile  Back to top

The RNAO web site recently posted a new section devoted to Nursing Career opportunities. What do nurses really do? Why become a nurse? What is so special about nursing? ... read more

3. Value Added Occupational Health Nurse Services – Impact the Bottom Line!   Back to top

Occupational Health Nurses work as workplace occupational health and environmental safety specialists, rendering appropriate services to maintain the health of the employees employed by that business. In the past, many places of business merely required that the occupational health services simply follow the progress of the health of the employee, monitor the absence and get a quick return to work in order to maintain a low absence rate. ... read more

4. It's time for an Update - OHNIG Constitution and Bylaws  Back to top

OHNIG Constitution and Bylaws (circa2005) have been completely revised. The OHNIG is responsible to review every two (2) years and make corrections.

All OHNIG members are asked to read the revised OHNIG Constitution and Bylaws.

Please indicate in an email to OHNIG administration either, “YES, I accept”, or “NO, and here are my comments”. Please respond before the closing date of October 22, 2011. Contact OHNIG

5. OHNIG Announces Annual General Meeting November 5, 2011  Back to top

The OHNIG executive Leaders have scheduled the OHNIG AGM for November 5, 2011. The participation of every member is asked. OHNIG members may also attend by audio/video web conferencing. This provides the chance for each IPNIG OHNIG member across the province the OHNIG AGM and be an active participant. ...  read more

6. Define Yourself or be Defined – Education to Enhance Your Practice!  Back to top

OHNIG will from time to time highlight educational workshops, course and resources for your practice development. Be sure to watch our OHNIG education for updates. ...  read more

7. Shaping Healthy Communities - What you Can Do!  Back to top

The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) initiated in May 2011 an across Canada, search to determine Canadian “health care status' to enable CNA to make recommendations for improving the health care. ..  read more

8. Good to Be Involved in OHNIG - Membership Benefits  Back to top

Continue your membership so you can “champion” the specialty practice of Occupational Health Nursing. Perhaps consider joining the OHNIG Executive Leader Team to do committee work. We would welcome your help! ..  read more