Navigation Links
Nursing students map their way to understanding HIV
Date:3/30/2011

In the Faculty of Nursing, students are taught the importance of connecting with the community, and nursing professor Vera Caine has come up with a way for students to not only learn about working in the community, but also to actually be a part of it.

The idea came about after Caine visited a body mapping art display hosted by HIV Edmonton. Caine, whose research interests include working with Aboriginal women with HIV, was immediately struck by the display. Her immediate reaction was that her students simply had to engage with the artists and body maps, after a conversation with HIV Edmonton community educator Lynn Sutankayo, the project was born.

"It gives the students an understanding of who they are in relation to those living with HIV," said Caine. "The whole course is around community-health nursing and living in the community, so this project helps that process, particularly in teaching about a highly stigmatized disease."

The partnership between the faculty and HIV Edmonton offers first-year nursing students a truly hands-on learning experience through body mapping, Caine says. Students participate in the half-day session as part of their clinical hours in Nursing 191.

HIV Edmonton uses body mapping, which is a creative approach to inquiring into life experiences through art. It is a treatment information and support tool, a process of self-discovery and a means of building community. Sutankayo leads the sessions for the students in collaboration with HIV Edmonton community members.

The process begins with the students drawing an outline of the shadow that represents the support in their lives. Then the body mapping artist has their body traced by a peer, resulting in a body outline and a shadow. Students then write the names of the people in their support network within the shadow, which represents their family, friends, medical professionals who are important to them.

Sutankayo then asks the stud
'/>"/>

Contact: Sandra Pysklywyc
sandra.pysklywyc@ualberta.ca
780-492-0436
University of Alberta
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Blacks in Nursing Homes Vaccinated Less Than Whites
2. Home Health Care Newest Market Sector for Marketing/PR firm, Placemaking Group, With Addition of Client, Nursing and Rehab At Home
3. MyNursingUniforms Adds Skechers Brand Name Shoes and Scrubs to Store
4. Website for Nursing Jobs Launches -- Streamlined Job Board Created to Address Nursing Shortage
5. Herzing University Online Launches Master and Bachelor of Science Degrees in Nursing
6. Nursing Home Abuse Reports and Statistics Provided by IQ Nursing Homes
7. Two Atlanta-Based Nursing Home Chains and Their Principals Pay $14 Million to Settle False Claims Act Case
8. Prominent New York City Real Estate Investor, Attorney and Atlanta Nursing Home Chains Pay $14 Million to Settle Whistleblower Kickback Case
9. InterAmerican College Announces Certification of Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner Program
10. Legislation Aims to Reform Nursing Homes in Illinois
11. Care2Learn Earns ANCC Accreditation for Continuing Nursing Education
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/30/2014)... CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Graphics, ... terms are synonymous with the craft of web design ... functional website. Yet a simpler solution to create a ... Thus, pictures, videos, contact information, customer reviews and Facebook ... , "It is the next evolution of how ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... 30, 2014 High efficacy and ... in the medical-grade skin care domain: Cosmederm, the ... uniquely potent topical dermatological products, today announces the ... ) with patented COSMEDERM®-7 anti-irritant technology. , ... (50% and 70%) and a low pH (pH ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... 2014 PreDiabetes Centers , the ... shoppers with a supply of sugardown®, a chewable ... post-meal blood sugar spikes. Learning how to control blood ... part of a diabetes prevention plan. , Shoppers who ... complimentary tube of sugardown. The offer expires November 30. ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... 2014 Radio listeners who indicate use ... the impact of traditional radio commercials and have overwhelmingly ... to influence a purchasing decision. , Those are some ... conducted by radio marketing company CRN International. The research ... results of respondents who indicated they have purchased or ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Tara Haelle HealthDay Reporter ... More than 100 genes have been identified that appear ... And researchers say they are on their way ... contribute to the disorder. Autism spectrum disorders include ... social difficulties and repetitive behaviors. An estimated one in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Facebook Websites In Thirty-Seconds 2Health News:Cosmederm Redefines Peel Science Standard with Launch of Refinity® Skin Health System 2Health News:Cosmederm Redefines Peel Science Standard with Launch of Refinity® Skin Health System 3Health News:Cosmederm Redefines Peel Science Standard with Launch of Refinity® Skin Health System 4Health News:PreDiabetes Treatment Company Offers PreD Store Shoppers Supplements to Support Healthy Blood Sugar 2Health News:CRN Research On Radio Messaging Effectiveness Now Available In Four Specific Product Categories 2Health News:CRN Research On Radio Messaging Effectiveness Now Available In Four Specific Product Categories 3Health News:Discovery of 100-Plus Genes Tied to Autism May Improve Treatments 2Health News:Discovery of 100-Plus Genes Tied to Autism May Improve Treatments 3
... computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging and molecular imaging ... multi-modal contrast agent – Researchers // at the University ... these new agents may, in turn, significantly improve the ... a professor in the department of speech and hearing ...
... In the race for supremacy in the Indian biotech ... spot during the fiscal (2005-06) // by contributing ... (Rs.65 billion) as against 37 percent by the southern ... performance, Karnataka Biotech Vision group chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw told ...
... has been develooped to assess the risk of heart disease ... wrongly assessed. // ,ETHRISK is for everyday use ... has been developed by researchers at the University of Bristol ... British black and minority ethnic groups. ,Ethnic groups within Britain ...
... African union and aid organisations said on Wednesday, that, Africa ... years. // This is about three times as much as the ... pledge, in Beijing, made at a donors conference did not expect ... been reported in eight African countries since February, and this ...
... revealed that while the chances of surviving a heart attack ... unchanged. // ,The Canadian Institute for Health Information ... rate for people suffering a new heart attack fell to ... 1999-2000 whereas in the case of strokes, 18.8 per cent ...
... According to the recent report from the health authorities of central ... disease//. Statistics show that the disease is prevalent in the month ... ,The scenario was worse in 2002 were human deaths crossed 66. ... by the health authorities the number of deaths reduced to 12 ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New Multi-Modal Contrast Agents, A Boon For Medical Imaging 2Health News:New Multi-Modal Contrast Agents, A Boon For Medical Imaging 3Health News:New Multi-Modal Contrast Agents, A Boon For Medical Imaging 4Health News:Western Region Tops in Indian Biotech Growth 2Health News:New Web- Based Calculator to Assess Heart Disease Risk 2Health News:Survival Rates of Heart Attack Improving 2
(Date:10/30/2014)... 2014 Electrodes are devices that convert ... amplified to diagnose as well as treat several ... devices facilitate the detection of chemical reactions derived ... neurons of the patients. In addition, few electrodes ... current to perform minimally invasive surgical procedures. The ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Oct. 29, 2014 CTI BioPharma Corp. (CTI) (NASDAQ ... months ended September 30, 2014. "During ... at the beginning of 2014 by securing a partner to ... expanding the market into countries where we do not have ... We believe this partnership will maximize the value of PIXUVRI ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... NEW YORK , Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... strong growth through 2013 with the introduction of ... are well-covered in Vaccines: The World Market. The ... vaccines, covering specifically commercialized vaccines and developmental vaccines ... protects not only individuals, but also entire communities ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Electrodes for Medical Devices Market (Diagnostic Electrodes - ECG, EEG, EMG, ERG and Fetal Scalp Electrodes, Therapeutic Electrodes - TENS, Pacemakers, Defibrillators, Electrosurgical and Other Electrodes) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, G 2Electrodes for Medical Devices Market (Diagnostic Electrodes - ECG, EEG, EMG, ERG and Fetal Scalp Electrodes, Therapeutic Electrodes - TENS, Pacemakers, Defibrillators, Electrosurgical and Other Electrodes) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, G 3Electrodes for Medical Devices Market (Diagnostic Electrodes - ECG, EEG, EMG, ERG and Fetal Scalp Electrodes, Therapeutic Electrodes - TENS, Pacemakers, Defibrillators, Electrosurgical and Other Electrodes) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, G 4CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 7CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 8CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 9CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 10CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 11CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 12Vaccines 2014: World Market Analysis, Key Players, Trends, Pediatric and Adult Segments 2Vaccines 2014: World Market Analysis, Key Players, Trends, Pediatric and Adult Segments 3
... , , MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 16 ... patients in a Phase 2 clinical trial of CCX354, an ... CCR1 chemokine receptor for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). ... of CCR1, a chemokine receptor that drives the recruitment of ...
... , , ... - Studies Conducted at INRA-Agroparistech Laboratory Under Pr. Daniel,Tome,s Supervision ... International Bone and Mineral Society "Bone", Reveal new Benefits for,Peptan(TM) ... to consumer concerns regarding long-term bone health,Rousselot has carried out, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:ChemoCentryx Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial of CCX354 for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis 2ChemoCentryx Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial of CCX354 for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis 3ChemoCentryx Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial of CCX354 for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis 4ChemoCentryx Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial of CCX354 for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis 5Published in "Bone" Journal, Scientific Researches Confirm Peptan(TM) Hydrolyzed Collagen Benefits on Bone Health 2
... manual hemostasis analyzer that is ideal ... PTs, aPTTs, thrombins, fibrinogens and factor ... testing, this analyzer is small in ... time and labor saving benefits. Operation ...
... STart benchtop coagulation analyzers feature ... clot detection. This method eliminates ... other optically dense samples or ... and preprogrammed assays with curve ...
... Description,The STA-R Evolution is a fully-automated, ... the total laboratory automation line. Clotting, ... simultaneously in random access mode. The ... offers high throughput and rapid processing ...
The ACL 9000 together with an extensive test menu and superior technology is backed by high-quality service to keep the lab running efficiently....
Medicine Products: