Our impact

  • Matthew Douma: Filling the Gaps on COVID-19

    May 4, 2020

    Every day, thousands of Alberta registered nurses go to the frontlines of COVID-19, to our hospitals, long-term care homes, and communities.

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  • How can we thank nurses who are braving the outbreak?

    Apr 6, 2020

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  • The strength of many for the strength of one!

    Feb 24, 2020

    The strength of many for the strength of one... Teenager Brendan Bell was experiencing shortness of breath and was sick to his stomach and ended up fighting a rare and sudden cancer. Enter Tammera MacGregor, the registered nurse who fought along with him!

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  • Betty Gourlay: Pay it Back, Pay it Forward

    Dec 16, 2019

    Paying it Back, Paying it Forward The 1990s were a time of anxiety for the nursing profession: wage rollbacks, bed closures, and layoffs. All were a constant concern, if not a reality. Many nurses looked for opportunities outside of Alberta or even outside of the profession. Enter Betty Gourlay – entrepreneur and nurse extraordinaire.

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  • NP Teddie Tanguay: Making a Difference in the ICU

    Nov 15, 2019

    When Tanguay started in the ICU she noted that there was no consistent approach to wound care. Registered nurses would remove dressings daily to inspect the wounds without giving the previous treatment plan time to take effect – in essence, there would be a new plan for wound care everyday. To address this, Tanguay worked with her colleagues to make improvements. This has made a “huge” difference for patients and improved nursing practice. As a result, patients had fewer pressure sores, less severe infections, and more preventative care.

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  • Shireen Bell: New ARNET Board Chair, RN and Nurse Educator

    Oct 28, 2019

    Hello! My name is Shireen Bell and as the new Alberta Registered Nurses Educational Trust (ARNET) Board Chair, I welcome you to check-in with us on the latest news and events!

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