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780-482-1548 • 11516 - Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5K 0M8
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method of preventing disease,” Fordice
says. She and public health nurses from
one end of Alberta to the other spread
that message wherever they can,
especially in schools and workplaces.
Likewise, they are ambassadors
for immunization. “We do a lot
of education about immunization
because there’s so much anti-
vaccination information out there.
Many younger people have never
seen polio, whooping cough and other
diseases that are now uncommon
because of immunization—they don’t
always understand the seriousness of
these diseases because they haven’t
Fordice adds, many people base
their decisions to not be immunized on
unfounded information on the Internet.
Public health nurses also promote
safety and injury prevention, offer
counselling on sexual health (birth
control, sexually transmitted diseases
and teen and at-risk pregnancies) as well
as screen for post-partum depression
in new moms and early childhood
development in young children.
They will also refer their clients
to any number of services at their
community health centres and in the
local community. These can include
dental, nutrition, lactation, addiction
and mental health, occupational and
physiotherapy, parenting, financial
assistance and food banks.
Across Canada from May 9 to 15,
the spectrum of nursing and nurses
in health will be highlighted during
National Nursing Week.
— Terry Bullick
For more information,
CORRECTION: The photo on page 26 of the
March/April 2011 issue was of physiotherapy
assistant Glenn Siewert not Dr. Mark Fernhout.
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