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Judy Bornais

Technology day presentation to include tour of nursing simulation centre

A tour of the simulation spaces in the Medical Education Building and Toldo Health Education Centre is one of the highlights of Campus Technology Day, Thursday, May 16.

Nursing instructors Judy Bornais and Debbie Rickeard will guide participants through the faculty’s Simulation Centre, which offers students authentic simulated learning experiences so they can apply theory to practice and learn to safely care for future patients.

Two-time winner earns provincial recognition for mentoring student nurses

Peer education is the most effective form of health promotion, says Judi Wilson, which is why she feels student nurses working with her are the backbone of the program.

“I am fortunate that the Faculty of Nursing can send students to work with me,” says Wilson, health promotion nurse in Student Health Services. “I don’t know how my office could function without them.”

Presentation to address care of patients with diabetes

Nursing professor Judy Bornais will discuss ways health professionals can improve their care for patients with diabetes in a free public brown-bag presentation on Monday, November 19, in room 203, Toldo Health Education Centre.

Her talk, entitled “Patient safety issues related to the care of patients with diabetes,” will assist participants in recognizing insulin as a high-alert medication and will identify common insulin errors affecting patient care. She will discuss ways to minimize errors related to diabetes management.

Nursing professor recognized for connection with students

UWindsor nursing professor Judy Bornais says being named one of Ontario’s most outstanding university teachers by the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) is “a huge honour,” but what really moved her were the kind remarks by students and colleagues.

“In the nomination package are a number of letters of support,” she says. “To me, that was one of the highlights—reading what students and colleagues think of your work.”