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Nurses Association of New Brunswick’s 95th Annual General Meeting

FREDERICTON, June 8, 2011 — The 95 th Annual General Meeting of the Nurses Association of New Brunswick (NANB), representing 8,900 registered nurses and nurse practitioners in the province, will take place today at the Delta Fredericton beginning at 09:00 with over 100 nurses expected to be in attendance.


Theme
“We are calling on all nurses to take action,’ says Martha Vickers, President of NANB ‘to step up to today’s challenges in health care and “lead the transformation of our health system”’. This year’s theme, ‘Nursing: the Next Decade,’ will set the stage for invited guests to speak to today’s challenges facing nursing and how evidence based research and innovative thinking can play a key role in shaping the future of the nursing profession.


Guest Speakers
Honourable Madeleine Dubé, Minister of Health will bring greetings on behalf of the Department of Health , Rachel Bard, Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) will highlight national challenges and new initiatives supported by CNA and Chantal Léonard, representing the Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS) will present on the ‘Nursing in the Age of Electronic Communications’.’


In addition to NANB’s general business session highlighting the auditor’s report and a long range fiscal plan outlining the Association’s plan for the next four years, a new President-Elect will be unveiled.

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