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    The website of the College of Nurses of Ontario provides Information about the requirements and process of becoming a Registered Nurse, Registered Practical Nurse and Nurse Practitioner practising within Ontario for Ontario applicants, Canadian Applicants, International applicants and for nurses to enter CNO's Extended Class.

    Reference: College of Nurses of Ontario (nd). Become a Nurse. Retrieved from http://cno.org/en/become-a-nurse/

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    The link takes you to the behaviours and altercations section 55 of the Ontario Regulation 79/10 made under the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007, Government of Ontario. Retrieved from https://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/r10079

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    The article outlines the benefits of coaching to produce better results by looking at a coaching technique to help the reader become a better coach.

    Reference: Haughey, D. (2014). Better Coaching using the GROW model. Project Smart. Retrieved from https://www.projectsmart.co.uk/better-coaching-using-the-grow-model.php

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    This article describes the results of a consultation facilitated during the June 2017 CNA annual meeting of members. It outlines some of the opportunities nurses have to provide input into future CNA initiatives on strengthening intra-professional collaboration.

    The goals of the consultation were to; present an overview of the Canadian research on intra-professional collaboration; explore issues found in the research, and identify possible strategies to support collaborative practice among regulated nurses.

    Reference: Lankshear, S., & Limoges, J. (2018). Better together: A fresh look at collaboration within nursing. The Canadian Nurse, (Jan/Feb). Retrieved from https://www.canadian-nurse.com/en/articles/issues/2018/january-february-2018/better-together-a-fresh-look-at-collaboration-within-nursing

    Source: Copyright ©, Canadian Nurses Association, 50 Driveway, Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 1E2 CANADA, 2010-2011 all rights reserved

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    This Ted Talk speaks to a great team-building collaborative exercise. A simple team-building activity including spaghetti, some tape and a marshmallow can teach you about your team.

    Reference: Wujec, T. Build a Tower, Build a Team TED Talk Retrieved September 12,2016 from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0_yKBitO8M

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    This booklet provides practical suggestions for the employer, supervisor and worker to participate in the reduction of bullying in the workplace. © 2013 Public Services Health and Safety Association (PSHSA).

    Public Services Health & Safety Association, 2010, Bullying in the Workplace: A Handbook, Date Retrieved June 8, 2015, http://www.pshsa.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/BullyWkplace.pdf

     

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    An online “Mind Tools” article that discusses how stories can be used as a leadership tool. Six types of stories are described (according to the purpose for telling them). “Tips” for storytelling are also provided

    Web Address or Source: http://www.mindtools.com/pages/artiMIcle/BusinessStoryTelling.htm

    Reference: Mind Tools. ( ND) Business Storytelling: Using Stories to Inspire Retrieved from website: http://www.mindtools.com/index.html

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    This is a link to the Canada Labour Code, which is to be used by organizations under federal jurisdiction. The section that pertains to this guideline is section 125.1 (z.16) under Duties of Employer.

    Canada Labour Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. L-2).  (2014 April 1).  Retrieved from Government of Canada.  Published by the Minister of Justice at the following address: http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca.  

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    CNA is the national professional voice of registered nurses in Canada. Representing nearly 139,000 registered nurses, CNA’s members include:

    • Provincial and territorial nursing associations and colleges
    • Independent RNs from Ontario and Quebec
    • Retired nurses
    • Canadian Nursing Students’ Association
    • Canadian Network of Nursing Specialties

    See more at: https://www.cna-aiic.ca/en/about-cna#sthash.H3OkfPpZ.dpuf  

    Reference: Canadian Nurses Association Website: https://www.cna-aiic.ca/en/about-cna

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    This RNAO website offers career strategies for new nurses, job seekers, mid and late career nurses.

    Reference: Careers in Nursing website http://careersinnursing.ca/

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