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Healthcare Transformation in Canada

April 22, 2014

The Canadian Medical Association and the Canadian Nurses Association put forward the following principles to guide the transformation of the health care...

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Canada Health Overview

November 2, 2013

Scare stories, usually involving anecdotes of some medical nightmare befalling a Canadian citizen forced to rely on Canadian health care, continue to make...

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Medicare Sustainability

November 2, 2013

Debunking the myth that health care costs are out of control and at least some privatization is required to save the system, Dr. Rachlis describes how...

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Medicare Sustainability

November 2, 2013

Debunking the myth that health care costs are out of control and at least some privatization is required to save the system, Dr. Rachlis describes how...

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Canadian Nurse Author Keynotes STTI

July 30, 2013

Canada's own Tilda Shalof will be the keynote speaker for the Sigma Theta Tau International Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana November 2013....

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BC Hosts Transition Webinar

July 17, 2013

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Videos About a Nursing Career Launched

May 16, 2013

Dr. Sheri Price is a researcher with over 15 years of nursing experience in a variety of practice areas. She has a passion for understanding the...

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NTF Nova Scotia Hosts Leadership Forum

January 20, 2013

  On November 28 and 29th, the Halifax & Yarmouth NTF Leadership teams of Nova Scotia came together to discuss leadership development and New...

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Generous Leadership Indeed!

January 14, 2013

On November 28 and 29th, the Halifax & Yarmouth NTF Leadership teams of Nova Scotia came together to discuss leadership development and New Grad...

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RPN Work in Ontario - NHSRU Report

December 16, 2012

As reported by NHSRU (noonant@mcmaster.ca) in email Dec 13, 2012: Findings from this study provide insight into the experiences of Registered...

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Our Heartfelt Prayers to Colleagues in Connecticut

December 14, 2012

Our hearts are so heavy for our Connecticut families and communities who have lost so many loved ones and are suffering with overwhelming grief. Know that...

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NTF Halifax Goes 'Mexican'

November 24, 2012

On October 23rd, the NTF Halifax Chapter hosted another successful social gathering at a Mexican restaurant downtown.  This Bridge Club was...

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Dr. Bonnie Clipper Supporting New Nurse Transition

November 18, 2012

  This website has been developed by Dr. Bonnie Clipper as part of her commitment to the support of new nurses as they transition into professional...

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Sophia Lepore Attends UNA AGM

November 14, 2012

On, Tuesday, October 23rd  and Wednesday, October 24th – Sophia Lepore from NTF Edmonton attended the United Nurses of Alberta Annual...

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Nova Scotia Community College 'Transitions'

November 13, 2012

On November 3rd, Amanda Williams and Dylan Brown visited the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) Waterfront Campus to talk transition with practical...

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The Incubator: Growing Young Nursing Leadership in Canada

November 1, 2012

  On October 26, 2012, Dr. Judy Boychuk Duchscher, Kate Young, and Sophia Lepore presented to a large audience at Margaret Scott Wright Research Day...

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Prayers for Colleagues

October 30, 2012

NTF wishes to extend its heart felt prayers and thoughts to our colleagues, their patients and all communities devastated by 'Superstorm Sandy'....

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UNA AGM

October 28, 2012

On, Tuesday, October 23rd  and Wednesday, October 24th – Sophia Lepore from NTF Edmonton attended the United Nurses of Alberta Annual...

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NTF Shines a Bright Light in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

October 24, 2012

  On October 18, Joyce d’Entremont, Director of Nursing at South West Health hosted a social with the goal of spreading the word about Nursing...

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MacEwan Students Starting their Preceptorships!

October 21, 2012

On Tuesday, October 9th, Sophia Lepore (Critical Care Nurse Sturgeon General Hospital) from NTF Edmonton presented to 160 N489 Students...

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Leadership Conference Nova Scotia

October 12, 2012

Truro, Nova Scotia will be hosting a 'Generous Leadership' forum for nurses November 30th (Holiday Inn Express). This is a MUST ATTEND for anyone...

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Calling all Halifax NEW GRADS

October 4, 2012

Are you a NEW GRAD from Nova Scotia? Then we will be WAITING FOR YOU October 23rd 5:30 pm at Mexicali Rosa's on Spring Garden Road!!! Come for...

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Help for New Graduates!

October 1, 2012

According to research done by the National Student Nurses Association, about 45% of the 2010 nursing graduates still don't have jobs because of...

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IWK New Grads Say YES to Support

September 25, 2012

On Tuesday September 25th, Leanne MacKeen (Professional Practice Liaison at the IWK), Tanya Shepphard (Professional Development Coordinator at the...

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Halifax Back Into Swing of Things

September 20, 2012

The Halifax team is back into the swing of things after a relaxing summer off!  On Tuesday September 11th, Courtney McCool and Katelyn Delahunt...

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Diana Davidson Dick - Memorial

July 16, 2012

Diana Dick, former Dean of Nursing at SIAST, passed away peacefully on Wednesday July 11 at St. Paul's Hospital in Saskatoon, after a life well-lived....

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New LPN Website - A Must See!!!

July 11, 2012

Led by Kay Purbeck, this project was developed to advance knowledge of the profession for prospective LPNs while assembling information useful for the...

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NTF ROCKS the Shores of Cape Breton

July 5, 2012

Recently Krista Smith (Cape Breton Chapter Coordinator) and Dylan Brown (Antigonish team member) had the opportunity to engage nursing leaders from the...

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SUN Ante's in AGAIN!!!

July 4, 2012

Saskatchewan Union of Nurses Executive Director Rosalee Longmoore stepped up to the plate once again, offering a generous honorarium to Nursing The Future...

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NCLEX-RN Exam in Canada Confirmed

June 17, 2012

  The Canadian registered nurse (RN) regulators* and National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN®) are pleased to announce their...

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Australian Transition Coordinator Visits NTF Leaders Across Canada

June 8, 2012

June 7th, 2012 On Tuesday, April 17th, NTF Edmonton members, met Jayne Hartwig – the Transition to Professional Practice Coordinator for the...

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Nurses Week in Alberta

June 8, 2012

  June 7th, 2012 For National Nurses’ Week, Sophia Lepore from the NTF Edmonton Team did two presentations on May 8th. Both these...

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New Grad Orientation!

May 28, 2012

On  March 15th, 2012 NTF Nursing leaders Brock Paterson and Amanda Williams were involved in the Capital District Health Authority new grad...

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RN Work Project - US

May 18, 2012

  The RN Work Project began in 2006 as a national study to track career changes among new nurses. With funding from the Robert  Wood Johnson...

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Halifax DOES IT AGAIN!

May 8, 2012

The Halifax NTF team did it AGAIN! One awesome Bridge Club event to start 2012. Great turn out! There were about 18 nurses & soon-to-be nurses...

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NTF Bridge Club - Halifax!!

April 16, 2012

ATTENTION HALIFAX GRADUATES!!!! Attend the Bridge Club Social Networking event April 25th 1900 at The Old Triangle! See poster for details or contact...

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A New Vision for Nursing Education

March 23, 2012

What COULD nursing education be?   Representatives from Nursing the Future were happy to participate in an event put on by Dalhousie nursing...

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Transition Theory Skyped into Red Deer!

March 21, 2012

On Friday, February 28th, Sophia Lepore, presented to a group of LPN students at Red Deer College in their final semester. The presentation was for the PN...

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Every Nurse Engaging in Tomorrow!

March 1, 2012

On Friday, February 17th, Sophia Lepore, the Edmonton RN Graduate Liaison, and her mentor, Kate Young, held a session at the Every Nurse Engaging in...

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Cape Breton University Talks Transition

February 21, 2012

On February 8,   2012, Cape Breton Leaders, Sonia Bagnell and Krista Smith presented to fourth year nursing students at Cape Breton...

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Antigonish's FIRST New Grad Support Meeting

February 20, 2012

  On Februrary 15th, the Antigonish Chapter held their first Bridge Club Meeting at Boston Pizza, which proved to be a huge success! There were 14...

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RN Professional Development Center

February 12, 2012

On February 8th, 2011, NTF Halifax representatives Phuong Nguyen and Brock Paterson were invited to speak at a gathering of educators and nurse leaders...

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Halifax HAVIN A HOOT!!!!!!

February 12, 2012

February 8th, 2012 The Halifax NTF Chapter hosted a successful Bridge Club social event at a downtown restaurant.  We had a great turn-out with...

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Antigonish LPNs GRADUATING CLASS!

February 3, 2012

The Antigonish Chapter of Nursing the Future (NTF) was pleased to give a presentation to the graduating LPN class at the Pictou campus of the...

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New Graduates Ready to RUMBLE!

February 2, 2012

Mary Beth Wall (R) and Phuong Nguyen (L) introduced NTF to a group of new graduates whom Capital District Health Authority in Halifax recently hired. The...

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Dalhousie Students Speak about Transition

February 1, 2012

  On January 30th, Brock Paterson and Denyne Park from the NTF Leadership Team, Halifax Chapter, presented to Dalhousie University...

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CDNA Education Day ROCKS!

January 30, 2012

  On January 23, 2012, NTF Halifax Leadership Team members Brock Paterson and Denyne Park presented at a CDHA Education Day. ...

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New Book on Transition Launched!

January 30, 2012

Dr. Judy Boychuk Duchscher launched her new book at Canadian Nursing Students Association meeting recently in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. This 350 page...

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Grant McEwan Grills Transition Panel

December 12, 2011

This November, NTF Edmonton Leaders individually presented in 4 different panel presentations to MacEwan...

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Antigonish NTF Leaders Present

November 23, 2011

The Antigonish Nursing the Future (NTF) Leadership Team delivered a a presentation to a group of nursing students at St. Francis Xavier University on...

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CNA Promotes Nurse Practitioners

November 22, 2011

With advanced nursing degrees and extra training and experience, nurse practitioners are helping Canadians get more access to quality health care. In...

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NTF Presentation to GASHA Nursing Leaders

November 19, 2011

      On November 17, 2011, members of the Antigonish and Halifax NTF chapters delivered an inspiring presentation to nursing...

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New Graduate Leaders AMAZE in Halifax!

November 17, 2011

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Beautiful Day - Beautiful YARMOUTH!!

November 13, 2011

  Heather Dickie and Brock Paterson were greeted as delegates in Yarmouth, NS, to provide a series of workshops and consultations on transition...

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NTF Edmonton Rocks the CNSA Western/Prairie Regional Conference

November 8, 2011

On October 28 & 29, NTF Edmonton was thrilled to participate in the Canadian Nursing Student’s Association Western/Prairie Regional Conference in...

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ARC Conference 2011

October 28, 2011

The topic of this year's Atlantic Regional CNSA conference, hosted by University of Prince Edward Island, was "Personal & Professional Growth...

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2011 WINN-NTF PreConference Workshop

October 27, 2011

ATLANTIC CANADA managers, educators, new graduates, senior nurses are invited to attend a COMPLIMENTARY workshop on the professional role transition of...

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CNSA Ontario Regional Conference

October 27, 2011

On October 22nd and 23rd, NTF Halifax leaders Meredith Dignan and Brock Paterson were present at the CNSA Ontario Regional Conference, organized by...

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Grant MacEwan 'Transitions'

October 22, 2011

On Wednesday, October 11, Sophia Lepore, the Edmonton RN Graduate Liaison, presented to approximately 130 fourth year nursing students at Grant MacEwan...

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Preceptor Awareness Week in Halifax

October 7, 2011

On September 30th, 2011, representatives of Nursing the Future - Halifax Chapter, Meredith Dignan and Brock Paterson, were present at the IWK Health Centre...

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Antigonish Team Inducted into NTF Leadership

October 6, 2011

September 15-17th 2011, at scenic Oceanfront Shanties on Cribbon's Beach in Antigonish, the newly formed NTF Antigonish Leadership Team was inducted...

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NTF Edmonton Recharges at Retreat!

October 6, 2011

The weekend of September 24-25 brought new energy and life into our Edmonton chapter of NTF!  We are officially ready to take on the rest of 2011, and...

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Support is As Easy as Stage 1, 2, and 3!

October 6, 2011

Two leaders from the NTF Halifax Leadership Team, Heather Dickie and Meredith Dignan, along with their more experienced nursing colleagues, Leanne MacKeen...

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NHSRU Reveals Data on New Graduate Integration

September 22, 2011

  The purpose of the study entitled: Workforce Integration of New Nurses: Exploring Employment Goals, Expectations, and Intent to Migrate of...

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Summer NEWSLETTER has arrived!!!!

September 16, 2011

The Summer edition of the NTF e-Newsletter is available for you reading pleasure! If YOU are interested in receiving the quarterly information on new...

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Saskatchewan Retreats and RENEWS!

September 3, 2011

Following the Saskatchewan Leadership Retreat in Regina, the Saskatoon Leadership Team is officially a Chapter and ready to ROCK ‘N ROLL!! After...

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NTF Leader Publishes on Practice Experiences

July 11, 2011

In collaboration with Dr. Sandra Bassendowski, Dr. Pamela Petrucka, Lorna Breitkreuz, Jaime Mantesso Partyka, Liz MacDougall,...

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Saskatoon Prepares for Induction

July 5, 2011

On June 29th, NTF Saskatoon Chapter's met for their 3rd Pre-Induction team preparation meeting; only one more before the big Induction Retreat at the...

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Prince Albert Gets PUMPED!

July 5, 2011

On June 21st, through the invitation of Nancy Dorion, Educator and Practicing Nurse in the Prince Albert Regional Health Authority, members of the NTF...

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Congratulations to the June Graduates of the Practical Nursing Program Regina, SK!

June 25, 2011

On June 23, 2011, the Practical Nursing Students at SIAST Wascana Campus in Regina celebrated the completion of their two year diploma program by...

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Looking Out For New Graduates

June 25, 2011

A popular Website about the nursing profession claims, "there has never been a better time to be a nurse."[1] "Be" a nurse? Perhaps,...

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Saskatoon Graduates Prepare to Present in Prince Albert

June 16, 2011

On June 13th, 2011, members of the NTF Saskatoon Leadership Team met with NTF senior Leaders Carlena Scriven and Casey Bowerman to prepare for our first...

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Halifax CDHA Celebrates It's New Nurses!

June 11, 2011

Phuong Nguyen (left) and Brock Patterson (right) - NTF Halifax New Graduate Leaders Capital District Health Authority hosted NTF representatives...

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Grads Meet with Nova Scotia Chief Nursing Office

June 9, 2011

Graduate Leaders Meet with Nova Scotia Chief Nursing Officer Janis Brown (far left) On Friday, May 20, 2011, three of NTF Halifax team members, Phuong...

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Graduate Leaders Meet with NS Provincial Nursing Network

June 9, 2011

On May 27th, 2011, four members of the NTF Halifax Leadership Team: Brock Paterson, Heather Dickie, Phuong Nguyen and Jen Dolliver delivered a presentation...

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Saskatoon Chapter 'Regenerates' Itself

June 4, 2011

The first meeting of the NTF Saskatoon Leadership Team took place on April 21, 2011. This very exciting first step marked the beginning of our journey...

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The Spring E-Newsletter Has SPRUNG!

June 4, 2011

The Spring e-Newsletter has sprung! This new edition has blossomed into a work of art compiled of new authors and inspiring stories. Read about a new...

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NTF Regina Going Strong!

May 31, 2011

What’s New with the Regina NTF Chapter… Brooke Bowles has now moved into the role of Regina NTF Chapter Coordinator (CC).  As CC, she...

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NTF Antigonish Prepares for Induction!

May 31, 2011

With the strong support of their Provincial Ministry of Health, young nursing leadership from Antigonish, Nova Scotia are moving closer to formal...

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April Showers Bring....May Grads!!!!

May 18, 2011

May 7th marked an exciting milestone for NTF Halifax!!!! Despite the persistently cold and wet weather outside, the sun shone on NTF Halifax as they hosted...

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Lunenburg Nurses Go Out With A Bang!

May 17, 2011

May 13th marked the last day of a semester's studies for practical nurses at NSCC Lunenberg. To close the day, guest representatives of Nursing the...

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Small Babies, BIG HEARTED Nurses!

May 17, 2011

On May 11, 2011 Heather Dickie and Jen Dolliver were invited to speak to seven new employees of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the IWK Health...

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NTF Executive Director Speaks Out on Patient Safety

May 16, 2011

Nursing the Future didn't just 'happen'. It is, as it turns out, the 'only child' of Dr. Judy Boychuk Duchscher, who herself, had...

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Regina NTF Chapter Getting The Word Out

May 15, 2011

On March 25th the Practical Nursing Program at SIAST Wascana held their Career Orientation Day for the soon-to-be graduating Practical Nursing...

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Dalhousie 4th Year Students Talk 'Shock'

May 11, 2011

Halifax NTF Leader, Jessica Gerrits, facilitated an interactive Transition Shock workshop to two groups of fourth year Dalhousie Nursing students on April...

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Lost in Translation: An Opportunity for Nursing Leadership

May 4, 2011

On April 28 and 29, 2011, NTF Halifax leaders Brock Paterson and Heather Dickie, along with NTF Cape Breton liaison, Krista Smith, attended the annual...

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Congratulations St. Francis Xavier Graduates!

May 3, 2011

On April 29th, St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish celebrated the graduation of their new class of Nursing 2011. The evening was a festive...

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Edmonton Plants More Leadership Seeds

April 23, 2011

Senior Edmonton Leader, Kate Young, and her successor, Sophia Lepore attended the first Every Nurse Leadership Symposium at MacEwan University on...

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NTF Booth Up and Running at SALPN AGM

April 23, 2011

In Regina, the Saskatchewan Association of Licensed Practical Nurses (SALPN) held their Annual General Meeting and Conference on April 14th – 15th at...

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Prior BOD Member 'Nurse To Know'

April 1, 2011

Thomas Froh, longstanding Member of NTF's Board of Directors and committed new graduate leader, was featured as the 'Nurse To Know' in the most...

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NG Support Session at IWK Centre in Halifax

April 1, 2011

On March 24th, NTF Halifax Leader Heather Dickie, had the privilege of co-facilitating the “New Graduate Support Session” with Tanya...

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IWK Preceptor Workshop Presentation

March 19, 2011

On Friday March 11, 2011,Meredith Dignan, and Jen Dolliver, leaders from the Halifax NTF Leadership Team, delivered an inspirational and education message...

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NTF Connects with Nursing Students: Saskatoon

March 10, 2011

On February 28th, 2011 NTF Leaders Kendra Ayers and Bryan Say attended a health sciences career fair at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, hosted...

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UNA Recognizes Nursing Leaders

March 6, 2011

In the United Nurses of Alberta News Bulletin, Leanne MacKeen and Shannon Andre, recently recognized for their Leadership Excellence, were further...

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Special Alberta Report on New Graduate Nurse Transition

March 6, 2011

  Arlene Weidner and Carol Graham coordinated a review of several recruitment and retention initiatives instituted by Alberta Health and Wellness...

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NTF Halifax Meets with Nurses Union

February 23, 2011

Two NTF representatives - Meaghan Goff and Brock Paterson - had the pleasure of hosting a robust session of discussion and dialogue with the Nova Scotia...

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NTF BC Leader Presents with Senior Colleagues

February 23, 2011

NTF BC Leader Nickie Snyder joined her senior nursing colleagues Linda Nelson and Julie Fraser from the Fraser Regional Health Authority in presenting a...

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Welcome to Practice Event!!

February 22, 2011

Nursing the Future wants to welcome all NEW NURSES in Regina to practice! Come and meet your colleagues, enjoy free pizza and talk about your new...

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Saskatoon Health Region Honors Mentorship!

February 22, 2011

On February 10th, 2011 Kendra Ayers (NTF SK Provincial Chair) and Catherine LeFarve (NTF Saskatoon Chapter Leader) attended the 2nd Annual Mentorship...

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2011 Nursing Workforce Informatics Study

February 22, 2011

The HIMSS 2011 Nursing Informatics Workforce Survey, supported by the HIMSS Nursing Informatics Community, builds on research that HIMSS released in...

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IWK Peds OR Gets 'Transitioned'

February 18, 2011

The Halifax Leadership team was invited to present to the Pediatric Operating Room staff at the IWK Health Centre on February 16, 2011. The presentation...

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CNA Leadership Convention Brings Out Nursing Voice

February 17, 2011

MONTREAL, Feb. 15 /Canadian News Wire/ - At the close of the 12th Biennial CNA Nursing Leadership Conference, nurses from across the country...

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NTF Presents at CNA Leadership Convention

February 17, 2011

Nursing The Future offered insight into their leadership 'incubator' approach to growing capacity in new nurses at the recent Convention is...

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Perceptions of Leadership in New Graduates: A Pilot Study

February 17, 2011

Anna-Marie Offiah and Judy Boychuk Duchscher spoke to a packed room on the findings of a pilot study conducted by Ms. Offiah as part of her current...

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Congratulations CNSA 2011 Planning Committee!

February 7, 2011

Nursing the Future had a strong presence at the 40th Annual Canadian Nursing Students Association's National Conference in Hamilton, ON - January 26th...

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McMaster Hosts Largest CNSA National Conference in History

February 3, 2011

Matthew Smith likens taking on the role of National Conference Director for the 40th Annual National Conference of the Canadian Nursing Students’...

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NTF Returns To NorQuest College

February 1, 2011

On January 12, 2011, Chapter Coordinator Shannon Andre presented to over 100 soon to be LPN new graduates at NorQuest College in Edmonton. The students...

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NEWsletter LOOK!!

January 31, 2011

  The new 2010 Winter Issue of the NTF e-Newsletter is finally completed! This issue is like none of the rest! To compliment our new and improved...

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Antigonish, NS NTF Team is Born

January 30, 2011

At the recent 2011 Canadian Nursing Students Association Annual General Meeting and Convention held Jan 27th-29th in Hamilton, ON students from St. Xavier...

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Nursing 2011 Symposium - Nashville

January 29, 2011

The Conference for Nursing Clinical Excellence will be taking place April 28-May 1in Nashville, Tennessee.  The Objectives of the Conference are for...

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NTF Leaders Talk Transition with Nursing Students

January 28, 2011

On 30 November 2010, Nicole Nanowski, Edmonton Chapter, met with a third year undergraduate nursing clinical group for one of their acute care...

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Northwood Health Center Opens it Doors to New Nurses

January 28, 2011

On January 24th, 2011, Nursing the Future presented to new grads at the Northwood West Bedford Continuing Care Centre. The centre, recently opened in April...

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Grant MacEwan Students Learn About Transition

January 26, 2011

  On Jan 19, 2011 Shannon Andre Edmonton Chapter Coordinator presented to six nursing students from MacEwan College at WestView Health Center in...

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Dalhousie Faculty of Nursing Welcomes NTF

January 25, 2011

Heather Dickie (Chapter Coordinate) and Phuong Nguyen (Bridge Club Co-coordinator) delivered an informative and exciting NTF presentation to over 100...

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NTF Heads to CNSA National Conference

January 25, 2011

NTF Leaders Heather Dickie, Kandis Harris, Meredith Dignan, Krista Smith, Renee Kaser are enroute to Hamilton, Ontario for the 2011 Canadian Nursing...

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U of A Faculty Focus Features NTF Edmonton

January 22, 2011

Nursing the Future (NTF) and its Edmonton Leadership Team were featured in the Fall/Winter 2010 issue of Faculty Focus, the University of...

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New Graduate Research

January 21, 2011

The National Health Research Unit out of the Bloomberg Institute in Toronto has some of the latest research related to new nursing graduates. To gain...

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Edmonton Inducts New Leaders!

January 19, 2011

On Saturday January 15, 2011 the Edmonton Leadership Team officially inducted two new leaders at an all day induction retreat. The senior leaders in...

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The Future of Nursing: IOM 2010 Report

January 18, 2011

The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health was published in 2010 by the Institute of Medicine.   With more than 3 million...

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NTF Presence at UNA AGM

January 14, 2011

NTF leaders Nicole Nanowski, Sophia Lepore and Shannon Andre attended October 27 and 28 of the annual United Nurses of Alberta Annual General Meeting in...

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2010 NTF Leadership Excellence Awards

January 13, 2011

Congratulations to Leanne MacKeen (left) - Recipient of the NTF Torch Award for excellence in the leadership of new graduate issues.  Leanne is a...

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Saskatchewan Health Provides Highest Level of Sponsorship

January 11, 2011

NTF expresses its heartfelt gratitude to Lynn Digney Davis, Chief Nursing Officer for the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health Nursing Secretariat. Ms. Digney...

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Saskatchewan Union of Nurses Makes Donation to NTF

January 11, 2011

Rosalee Longmoore, President of the Saskatchewan Union of Nurses, lends her support to NTF for the second year in a row. We are grateful to SUN for their...

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Edmonton launching a Welcome to Practice Event

November 29, 2010

To the Edmonton Nurses of the Future, Congratulations to you on this incredible achievement in your lives.  You are now a graduate nurse! ...

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NTF Saskatchewan Gearing Up!

November 26, 2010

On November 19th – 20th, 2010 NTF Leadership Teams in Saskatchewan came together for an annual Leadership Retreat. This...

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NTF Halifax and IWK Learning Week

November 20, 2010

This week, the IWK Health Centre recognized the opportunity to assist preceptors in better understanding new graduate transition into the...

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Team Halifax ROCKIN and ROLLIN!

November 19, 2010

Over the past couple of weeks, Jessica Gerrits and Heather Dickie, members of the NTF Halifax Leadership Team, delivered energetic presentations at the IWK...

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NTF Follows up with Halifax CDHA Grads

November 4, 2010

FOLLOW-UP SESSION #2 Meaghan Goff and Phuong Nguyen, leaders from NTF Halifax Chapter, introduced NTF to the second wave of new graduates working...

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Halifax Team ROCKS Atlantic Regional CNSA Conference!

October 27, 2010

NTF Halifax Team NETWORK with students atthe 2010 CNSA Atlantic Regional Conference! This past weekend, the NTF Halifax Leadership team were invited to...

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NTF Calgary Starts Induction Process

October 27, 2010

A dynamic team of 10 new graduates From Alberta have come together to begin the process of induction as the 2nd Alberta Chapter. Both registered and...

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BC NTF Growing

October 25, 2010

In early October, the NTF leadership team in the Lower Mainland BC had the fabulous opportunity to meet with Executive Director, Judy Duchscher. Some of...

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Halifax, NS gets INDUCTED into Nursing The Future!!

October 22, 2010

The newly formed NTF Halifax Leadership Team came together for a weekend of fun and learning under the guidance from Dr. Judy Boychuk Duchscher, Kandis...

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NTF Says HELLO! to CDHA Grads

October 22, 2010

Our NTF Halifax Team Bridge Club Coordinators Phuong Nguyenand Meaghan Goff delivered a presentation on Tuesday October 19th   to new graduates...

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IWK Grads 'Normalize' Transition

September 25, 2010

It's hard to actually suggest that there is anything 'normal’ about feeling as though your world is crumbling....but such is life when you...

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RN Boots Ready to Stroll

September 10, 2010

Nicole Nanowski, Kate Young and Shannon André of the NTF Edmonton Chapter, gave an engaging presentation to enthusiastic fourth year BScN accelerated...

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NTF Summer Newsletter Ready to Read

August 17, 2010

Chief Editor Kendra Ayers (Saskatchewan NTF) and Assistant Editor Lindsey White (Alberta NTF) have just released the publication of the NTF Newsletter...

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Provincial Chair for Nova Scotia Named!

August 2, 2010

Angela Espejo has been appointed as the Provincial Chair for NTF Nova Scotia.She is already working with an AMAZING team of New Graduate Leaders in Halifax...

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BC Growing By Leaps and Bounds!

July 17, 2010

Since Dr. Duchscher’s presentations at the Ethel Johns Research Forum in February, in Vancouver, demand for NTF presentations in the Lower Mainland...

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Norquest Asks for Encore!

June 1, 2010

On May 26, 2010, the Edmonton Leadership Team presented to 50 LPN students at Norquest College. The students were captivated by Transition Theory and...

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Norquest College LPNs Gets NTF'd!!!!!

May 25, 2010

The NTF Edmonton Leadership Team gathered with 14 Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) students to discuss Transition Theory and Transition Shock Theory at...

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Winter 2010 Newsletter Available

May 21, 2010

The NTF e-Newsletter for Winter 2010 is available online. To access the newsletter and archived newsletters, sign in to the members section and scroll down...

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Saskatchewan Leadership Team Retreat

May 20, 2010

In keeping with their tremendous prairie spirit, Saskatchewan recently hosted the province's leadership retreat with a view of the wheat fields and...

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University of Alberta Students Supported

May 6, 2010

On May 5, NTF Edmonton leaders Shannon Andre and Kate Young presented on transition to over 90 2nd Degree Accelerated Nursing Program students approaching...

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Welcome to Practice Edmonton!!

April 27, 2010

CONGRATULATIONS!!  This is such a monumental time in your lives, and we want to celebrate it with you! The Edmonton Nursing The Future (NTF) Chapter...

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NTF Leader Heads to Halifax

April 27, 2010

Alberta's loss is Nova Scotia's GAIN!!! Angela Espejo, a new Registered Nursing graduate, and National Website Director for NTF heads to Halifax in...

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NTF Alberta/BC Leadership Retreat

April 27, 2010

WOW!!!!!! That was the most AMAZING 2 days in Calgary. With 12 NTF leaders participating in a weekend leadership retreat, the energy was invigorating. We...

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New Grads Celebrate in Regina

April 26, 2010

On Tuesday, April 20th Regina NTF Leaders connected with their newly nursing graduate colleagues at Boston Pizza for a night of networking, socializing and...

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Nursing Leadership Conference in St. John's, NL

April 20, 2010

A true testimony to the maritime spirit was demonstrated April 19-20th in St. John's NL where 350 LPNs, RNs and Registered Psychiatric Nurses gathered to...

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WTPE Regina, Saskatchewan

April 16, 2010

WTPE is for all newly (or soon to be) graduated nurses (RN, RPN, LPN), to come together and celebrate the completion of your educational program!!...

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WINN-NTF 2010 Lineup AMAZING!!!

April 6, 2010

DON'T MISS YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO REGISTER FOR THE 2010 WINN-NTF CONFERENCE IN TORONTO: Registration Opens September, 2010.   The 2010 WINN-NTF...

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WINN-NTF 2010 Sets Record in Abstract Submissions

March 17, 2010

The organizers of the WINN-NTF 2010 Conference couldn't be happier! This years abstract submissions broke our 5 year record!! We are currently reviewing...

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Nova Scotia Leaving the Harbour

February 25, 2010

Executive Director Judy Boychuk Duchscher recently provided a keynote address on new graduate transition at the 2010 National Neonatal Nursing Conference in...

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Ethel Johns Research Forum in Vancouver

February 6, 2010

February 5-6th, 2010 Executive Director of NTF, Judy Boychuk Duchscher and NTF Chapter Coordinator for the BC Lower Mainland, Amanda ingeveld spent a...

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CNSA Quebec City Pre-Conference Results JUST IN!

January 26, 2010

AS WE SPEAK, Senior NTF New Graduate Leaders Kandis Kapell and Kendra Ayers are in Quebec City meeting with over 75 senior nursing students in workshops on...

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NTF Leaders Present at Norquest

January 24, 2010

Kathleen Taylor, Lindsey White, and Shannon André from the NTF Edmonton Leadership Team gave a dynamic and engaging presentation to LPN students...

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NTF Leaders Guest Teach at UC

January 21, 2010

Rosabella Vito RN, Nicole van Staden LPN and Anna-Marie Allen RN (Senior NTF Leader, UC Teaching Assistant and MN Graduate Student), made a guest...

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2009 WINN-NTF Conference a SUCCESS!

December 16, 2009

The 5th annual WINN-NTF conference was held in Winnipeg, MB on December 9-11th at the Fairmont Hotel. This collaborative and joint conference between...

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Saskatoon Graduates Excited to Get Started!!

December 2, 2009

  Congratulations Saskatoon  Graduates!!! Saskatoon's NTF New Graduate Leadership Team helped welcome 15 new grads to practice Monday...

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Welcome to Practice New Nurses in Saskatoon! All Welcome!

November 13, 2009

Join Nursing the Future on November 30 for an evening of fun and celebration as we welcome September and December graduates to nursing practice!...

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Critical Care Canada Nursing Forum in Toronto

October 28, 2009

On October 26th, Dr. Judy Duchscher joined University of Toronto faculty member Dr. Elizabeth Peter and Toronto Sick Children's Hospital Chief...

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Edmonton NTF Leadership Team Fires Up WRCNSA Conference!!

October 28, 2009

The Nursing The Future Edmonton team made their presentation debut last weekend at the Canadian Nursing Students' Association (CNSA) Western/Prairie...

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London Health Sciences Center ROCKIN AGAIN!!!!

October 28, 2009

Well, it's hard to keep a good city down they say! Such was the case October 23-26th with nurses and nursing leaders in London, ON who continue to move...

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4th Annual NTF Organizational Strategic Planning Retreat HUGE Success!

October 19, 2009

Once again, Lost Creek was FOUND!!!! At a secluded cabin resort in Northern Saskatchewan, 25 young nursing leaders gathered to discuss issues ranging...

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NTF Meets with Canada's CNOs

October 9, 2009

At a recent meeting of the Chief Nursing Officer's of Canada, NTF presented their case for provincial government partnerships in developing new...

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U of S CNE Event Success!

September 28, 2009

Kandis Kapell, Kendra Ayers, Tammy Taylor and Casey Bowerman facilitated a dynamic workshop on new graduate transition for over 60 partciipants in 36 sites...

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Saskatchewan Mentorship Extends to Regina

September 19, 2009

Patti LeBlanc, Mentorship Coordinator for the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region and NTF Leaders in the Regina region will be meeting shortly to...

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Fraser Heatlh Region Moves NG Initiatives Forward

September 19, 2009

With Julie Fraser and John Tully at the helm, the Fraser Regional Health Authority is doing excellent work to facilitate healthy nursing workplaces and to...

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Making the LEAP: New Graduates Talk About Transition Shock

September 5, 2009

On September 24th, 2009 from 0930-1200, NTF New Graduate Leaders Kandis Kapell, Kendra Ayers, Casey Bowerman and Tammy Bell will be presenting on...

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NTF BC Leader Leads the News!!

August 30, 2009

Lily Man,  NTF New Graduate Leader for our BC inaugural chapter talked with the Georgia Straight about her experiences in the undergraduate nursing...

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TDU Conference Leader Presentations

August 28, 2009

It was an amazing 3 days in Calgary August 24th-26th as the 5th Annual Teaching Development Unit Conference was hosted by the University of Calgary Faculty...

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Summer Edition of the NTF E-Newsletter Now Available!

July 8, 2009

The summer edition of the NTF E-newsletter is now available in the member's only section! To view, just log in on the bottom right hand side of the NTF...

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NTF Welcomes LPN Graduates to Nursing

June 19, 2009

Saskatchewan Provincial Chair, Kandis Kapell was thrilled to participate in Regina's LPN Pinning Ceremony held Thursday, June 18th at the SIAST Wascana...

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Transition Theory Connects with U of A Students

June 12, 2009

On Wednesday May 27 Kandis Kapell, Provinical Chair Alberta, and BScN graduate of 2 years joined the Edmonton Chapter of NTF to present on Transition...

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NTF Leaders in Tri-Professional Dialogue

May 30, 2009

It was only the second time that Canadian pharmacists, nurses and physicians met as a group to discuss the successes and challenges of interprofessional...

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Welcome to Practice Event - Regina

May 27, 2009

"To do what nobody else will do, a way that nobody else can do, in spite of all we go through; is to be a nurse." -- Rawsi...

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ED Meets with Calgary Graduates

May 21, 2009

Dr. Judy Duchscher met last evening with 6 passionate young graduates (LPN and RN) from Calgary to talk about initiating an NTF Chapter in Calgary....

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NTF BC Speaks Out

May 21, 2009

The BC members of the NTF 'leadershsip family' spoke to graduates recently at a Mentorship Workshop in the Fraser Health Region. Not even fully...

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NTF Edmonton Chapter Makes Debut

May 16, 2009

The Edmonton Chapter of NTF made their debut to 800 nurses during Nurse's week celebrations hosted at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton,...

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Saskatoon Bridge Club!

May 15, 2009

Hello new professional nurses in Saskatoon! I would like to invite all of you (and anyone you know who has graduated in the past two years or will...

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NTF Leadership Development Retreat SMASHING SUCCESS!

May 7, 2009

It was as though someone had injected a bolus of energy into the Saskatoon Club meeting rooms. With 32 new graduate leaders from Saskatchewan, Alberta,...

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Kandis Kapell Recognized for NTF Leadership Excellence!!!

May 7, 2009

Congratulations to Kandis Kapell, RN, BScN for receiving the 2009 NTF Leadership Excellence Award. Kandis has worked selflessly in the organization to...

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Lynn Digney-Davis Wins 2009 Torch Award

May 7, 2009

Congratulations to Lynn Digney-Davis, Chief Nursing Officer for the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health. Lynn has been a long time advocate for and champion of...

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Celebrating Mentorship in Saskatchewan!

May 4, 2009

Nursing the Future was pleased to attend the one year anniversary of the Provincial Nursing Mentorship Program on April 29! The event was hosted by...

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Spring Edition of the E-Newsletter Available Now!

April 30, 2009

The Spring 2009 edition of the NTF E-Newsletter is now available in the Member's Only section of the website. Log-in at the bottom of the homepage to...

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Huge Success for Saskatoon!

April 8, 2009

Can I get a WHOOP WHOOP for Saskatoon!!   Saskatoon launched their 1st Welcome to Practice Event of the year tonight, with 20 new grads & soon...

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London Now Corporate Members!

April 5, 2009

The London Health Science Centre has become a corporate member of NTF, purchasing 300 memberships for Associate and New Graduates. They plan to provide a...

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Western Canada NTF Leadership Teams ROLLING!!

April 2, 2009

Congratulations to the LPN, RN and RPN students and graduates from Saskatchewan (Saskatoon and Regina Health Regions), Manitoba (Winnipeg and Brandon...

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Welcome to Practice Event - Saskatoon

March 31, 2009

Nursing the Future is hosting a Welcome to Practice Event! If you are graduating from a nursing program (LPN, RN, RPN) or will be graduating in the next...

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Let's Hear a WHOOP WHOOP for the Edmonton Leadership Team!

March 29, 2009

YEOWSA!!! March 27th marked the final induction retreat for the Edmonton Leadership Team. Led by Saskatchewan Senior Leaders Kandis Kapell, Carlena...

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Saskatoon Bridge Club - Thursday March 19th

March 18, 2009

Nursing the Future invites you to our Saskatoon Bridge Club on Thursday March 19th at 7:30 PM. Please join us at Mystic Java on 8th and McKercher for some...

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NTF WINS 2009 SHEA Award!!!

March 15, 2009

  It was a star-studded gala last night in Regina when Saskatchewan gathered to honor the hard work and dedication of 12 finalists for the...

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London ROCKS!!

March 13, 2009

  At a recent workshop and consultation session March 11-14th sponsored by the London Health Sciences Centre, Dr. Judy Duchscher felt the...

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WINN-NTF 2008 Conference Evaluation Complete

March 8, 2009

NTF New Graduate Leaders recently completed a detailed evaluation of the WINN-NTF 2008 Conference! The conference received an overall rating of 4.5/5...

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NTF Hosts 1st LIVE CHAT

March 7, 2009

It was a jam-packed hour as graduates gathered to talk about the stress of transitioning from the role of student to professional practitioner. Talk centered...

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Opening the Door for Discussion

March 6, 2009

We are trying to make the discussion boards more 'friendly' because the topics are AMAZING and the discussion is SO connected to what is going on in...

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National Nursing Student's Week!

March 4, 2009

NTF would like to wish everyone a happy National Nursing Student's Week March 2nd-6th, 2009!!!

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'Nursing Ideas' Rob Fraser Interviews Executive Director

March 2, 2009

Rob Fraser, Founder and CEO of Nursing Ideas - a website that features interviews with nursing entrepreneurs, leaders and innovative practice ideas -...

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Manitoba Leaders Step Up!

February 28, 2009

During the recent New Graduate Day in the Winnipeg Health Region, Executive Director Judy Boychuk Duchscher met with 10 graduates interested in...

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Regina Bridge Club - March 3rd!

February 27, 2009

HELLO TO EVERYONE!!  We are having our next Bridge Club, Tuesday March 3, 2009! It will be at Fireside Bistro starting at 730pm. As a new idea this...

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Winnipeg Hosts 3rd Annual New Graduate Day!

February 27, 2009

It was a great day in Winnipeg today! The chill of winter was countered with the warmth of colleagiality as new graduates and their seasoned supporters...

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"Made in Saskatchewan" Best Practices Symposium

February 26, 2009

Nursing The Future's Executive Director, Judy Boychuk Duchscher and Saskatchewan Provincial Chair, Kandis Kapell attended a symposium featuring...

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NTF Executive Director has THE LAST WORD!

February 24, 2009

As the author of The Last Word in the most recent issue of The Canadian Nurse (Feb 2009), NTF Executive Director Dr. Judy Boychuk Duchscher shares her...

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Saskatchewan Senior New Graduate Leadership Team Retreat

February 14, 2009

For the first time since the restructuring of the NTF Leadership structure October 2008, the newly established Saskatchewan Senior New Graduate...

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Saskatoon Bridge Club Meeting on February 19th!

February 13, 2009

Where: Mystic Java (on the corner of 8th and Mckercher) When: February 19th @ 7:30PM/1930h. Hello new professional nurses in Saskatoon! NTF would...

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Manitoba, Ontario and BC Chapters in the Works!

February 10, 2009

Over the past month, interest has been expressed in starting NTF Chapters in Manitoba, British Columbia and Ontario! The NTF Executive are hard at work,...

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NTF Leaders Profiled in Toronto

February 10, 2009

There was alot of discussion between NTF and nursing leaders from across the country at the recently held CNA Leadership Conference in Toronto. Jody Harris...

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CNSA-NTF Formalize Relationship!

February 10, 2009

NTF is pleased to have forged a more formal relationship with the Canadian Nursing Students Society recently at their 2009 National Conference and General...

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Congratulations Judy!

February 6, 2009

It is with great pleasure, profound joy and pride that the NTF New Grad Leadership Team congratulates Dr. Judy Boychuk Duchscher on becoming a finalist for...

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British Columbia Joins Alberta - NEW NTF Chapters!

January 22, 2009

British Columbia joins Edmonton, Alberta in their plan to establish a regional NTF Chapter for new graduate support. Meetings have commenced with the Fraser...

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WINN-NTF 2009 in Winnipeg

January 18, 2009

We held our first planning meeting to discuss the WINN-NTF 2009 Conference to be held at the Fairmont Hotel in Winnipeg Dec 9-11th, 2009. Linda Mumtaz from...

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Saskatchewan Health Supports NTF

January 18, 2009

The NTF Board of Directors and New Graduate Leadership Team extends it's sincere appreciation to the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health for its most...

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Edmonton Leadership Team On Board

January 18, 2009

Judy Boychuk Duchscher and Kandis Kapell (NTF Saskatchewan Provincial Chair) recently spent a day with a dynamic group of young nursing graduates in...

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WINN-NTF 2008 Huge Success!

December 8, 2008

The WINN-NTF Conference Planning Committee Chairs Gillian Oberndorfer and Judy Boychuk Duchscher would like to extend their sincere appreciation to all the...

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Issue 4 of the NTF Newsletter now available!

December 2, 2008

Check out the 4th installment of the NTF Newsletter! Now available in the members only section of the website.

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WINN-NTF 2009 Manitoba

December 1, 2008

We are looking for all persons interested in being a part of the Conference Planning Committee or volunteering to be a part of the planning for the 2009...

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WINN-NTF Conference Dec 3-5th!

November 29, 2008

We are anxiously anticipating our 4th Annual Conference on Workplace Integration for New Nurses. This year we have advanced the conference concept to our...

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Regina (RQHR) Bridge Club: December 2nd!

November 23, 2008

Regina (RQHR) BRIDGE CLUB Tuesday, December 2nd @ 1830 Fireside Bistro, Regina 2305 Smith Street As MANY of you have just recently finished the...

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Check Out Our NEW BULLETIN BOARD!!

November 14, 2008

Our homepage now features a new section entitled Nursing News Bulletin Board. This area provides you with the latest national and international 'in the...

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Countdown to Conference 2008!

November 14, 2008

We are counting down to the WINN-NTF 2008 Conference December 3-5th!!! An exciting array of speakers and topics will frame this dynamic conference on...

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NTF Fall Newsletter Now Available!

November 4, 2008

The newest edition of the NTF Newsletter is here. Members can log in to view it in the members only section. Check it out!

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Regina (RQHR) Bridge Club: November 4th!

November 2, 2008

RQHR BRIDGE CLUB Tuesday, November 4th @ 1830 Fireside Bistro, Regina 2305 Smith Street TOPIC: "New Graduate...

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Saskatoon, SK Bridge Club

October 30, 2008

YOU are invited and welcomed to join us at the first ever Nursing the Future Bridge Club in Saskatoon. We will be getting together over coffee to support one...

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Regina Welcome to Practice Event!

October 21, 2008

NTF and the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region want to Welcome you to Nursing!  Please join us for a night of fun, laughter, and great food! ...

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Lost Creek: Rejuvination & Inspiration...the Leadership Team Ignites!

October 20, 2008

The NTF Leadership Team spent October 15-17th at Lost Creek in Prince Albert National Park, working hard to get the 2008-09 year into swing. The Team came...

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Register NOW for the WINN-NTF Collaborative Conference!

October 10, 2008

We are well underway with the coordination of our 3rd Annual Nursing The Future New Graduate Conference/4th Annual Workplace Integration for New...

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