Our impact

  • 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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