May 11, 2012 (Ottawa) – The Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing and Canada Health Infoway are pleased to announce the creation of a competition aimed at supporting nursing school faculty who demonstrate exceptional leadership and commitment to e-health in nursing education. This award is a component of Canada Health Infoway’s Clinicians-in-Training Initiative, aimed at improving the preparedness of graduates to work in a technology-enabled environment. The $2,000 award will be presented annually for the next two years at the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing National Council meeting.
Eligibility and Award Criteria:
Any faculty member at a Canadian school of nursing may be nominated for this award who is providing leadership in preparing nurses to work in technology enabled environments and incorporating health informatics into the curricula.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated an exceptional contribution in e-health in nursing education through:
- Curriculum development/renewal,
- Creation of innovative educational programs,
- Faculty development,
- Development of enabling policies, and/or,
- Other mechanisms.
Nominations forms will be available on May 23rd, 2012 at www.casn.ca.
For more information:
Special Projects Co-ordinator
Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing