What’s it like to sit at the Provincial Council table? In her fifth video blog, CARNA President Shannon Spenceley gives you a glimpse into what being a councillor is all about, what qualifications a councillor needs and how you can apply. Visit the CARNA Election webpage for the nomination form and more details on running for… Read More
When I use the word engagement, what comes to mind for you? A marriage proposal (that’s a big one!) or maybe an event you agreed to attend… CARNA is perhaps not the first thing that comes to mind! But these things do have something in common – they are about commitment. Yes, I will commit to marry you. Yes, I will commit to attend that event… these are very visible demonstrations of commitment, of time, energy, spirit, emotion… “Oh brother” you may be thinking… “here it comes…she’s going to ask me to commit to CARNA!”
That’s not really my point, but bear with me.
CARNA President Shannon Spenceley shares what she is grateful for this year and wishes you a Christmas season full of peace, love and hope.
In her third video blog, CARNA President Shannon Spenceley speaks about the ever-changing health-care environment and the kind of change that can empower health-care workers to make a difference.
In her second vlog, CARNA President Shannon Spenceley speaks about complexity in health care and nursing in Alberta.
“Rules are for when brains run out.”
Is that a great quote or what? It came out of the mouth of the honourable Mr. Fred Horne, Minister of Health, in his concluding remarks at the Inspiring Quality in Continuing Care Conference October 8-9 in Edmonton.
Mr. Horne is a very smart man, with a strong understanding of our complex health system—and in those few words he really captured one thing that has been troubling me across a number of sectors in health care delivery, including continuing care. I call it the “toolkit phenomenon”.
Meet Shannon Spenceley, elected president-elect in 2011 and now serving as CARNA president for a two-year term. In her first video blog to members, Shannon speaks about the challenges facing registered nursing in Alberta and invites you to connect with her. You are invited to post comments by scrolling to the bottom of this page or… Read More