Interest Group Email Archive

  • Come hang out with DNIG this evening

    Posted on Oct. 20, 2020, 8:34 p.m.

    Join fellow DNIG members tonight, Wednesday October 21, 2020 at 7 p.m. as we explore the question “COVID 19:  What has been the effect on your practice?”  It will be a chance to catch up with other nurses working in or interested in the provision of excellent nursing care in diabetes in Ontario.  

    The hour will begin with brief presentations by the executive which will touch on the following topics

  • Reminder: DNIG 'hang out' session on Oct. 21

    Posted on Oct. 19, 2020, 8:48 p.m.

    Hello members,

    Consider joining fellow DNIG members for a ‘hang out’ session on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 at 7 p.m. (meeting details below) as we explore the question “COVID 19:  What has been the effect on your practice?”.  It will be a chance to catch up with other nurses working in or interested in the provision of excellent nursing care in diabetes in Ontario.  

    The hour will begin with brief presentations by the executive which will touch on the following topics:

  • Next week come hang out with DNIG

    Posted on Oct. 12, 2020, 5:14 p.m.

    Hello to DNIG members across Ontario.

    You are cordially invited to a ‘hang out’ session next week, Wednesday October 21, 2020 at 7 p.m. with fellow members of DNIG as well as the executive as we explore the question “COVID 19:  What has been the effect on your practice?”  It will be a chance to catch up with other nurses working in or interested in the provision of excellent nursing care in diabetes in Ontario.  

    The hour will begin with brief presentations by the executive which will touch on the following topics

  • Summer Newsletter

    Posted on July 2, 2020, 10:21 a.m.

    Hello to all members from your DNIG executive.  Hope all are getting some well deserved rest during these hot summer days.

    Be sure to read through your latest newsletter for interesting articles, educational opportunities and conference funding.

     

     

     

  • A DNIG Message of Appreciation and Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic 

    Posted on April 26, 2020, 4:18 p.m.

    Dear DNIG member, 

    We are sending you a message of appreciation during these unprecedented times. The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly changed our professional and personal lives. For nurses involved in diabetes care, the pandemic has dramatically changed many of our care delivery and teaching options. We have heard many stories from members of the Diabetes Nurse Interest Group (DNIG) who are using ingenuity to continue to meet clients’ health needs through technology, and excellent communication/collaboration skills.  Below are a few resources that many have found helpful.

  • DNIG Winter Newsletter and AGM

    Posted on Jan. 14, 2020, 10:26 p.m.

    Hello DNIG member...  

     

    Here is our winter newsletter with updates from members and executive and 'what's new' in diabetes.  There are also some educational opportunities listed so make sure you take advantage of our conference and education funding and have a look at scholarships offered this year through RNFOO.

    Our annual general meeting will be held Thursday, Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m. (ET).  Please contact Lisa at DNIG.info@gmail.com for Zoom meeting login details. 

    All DNIG members are welcome.  

  • DNIG Education and Conference funding available!

    Posted on Oct. 20, 2019, 10:30 a.m.

    DNIG has funding for 3 conference or educational opportunities for $1000.00 each available to eligible applicants.   The Kinghooper conference, a Diabetes Educator Course in Toronto and Michener Institute Diabetes Educator Certificate Course are good ways to advance education if you are working in diabetes or to prepare yourself as you move into the field.

  • Call for Nominations: Join the DNIG Executive

    Posted on Sept. 24, 2019, 2:33 p.m.

    Dear member,

    The Diabetes Nurses Interest Group (DNIG) is seeking applications from experienced, committed, skilled individuals wishing to join the DNIG executive for the 2019-2021 term. We are seeking nominees who are passionate about the important role of nursing in the provision and co-ordination of diabetes care in acute and community settings in Ontario.

    The call for nominations is for the following DNIG executive positions:

  • DNIG Summer Newsletter

    Posted on July 7, 2019, 10:38 p.m.

     

    Hello all DNIG members. 

    Here is your summer newsletter.

    Inside you will find the latest on DNIG awards, call for nominations and executive activities.

    Don't hesitate to contact us if you want to chat about diabetes related issues that are of interest/concern to you.

    Your DNIG executive

  • Volunteer opportunity: Join the DNIG executive

    Posted on April 28, 2019, 10:59 p.m.

     

    Dear member,

    The Diabetes Nurses Interest Group (DNIG) is seeking applications for experienced, committed, skilled individuals to join the DNIG executive for the 2019-2021 term. We are seeking nominees who are passionate about the important role of nursing in the provision and co-ordination of diabetes care in acute and community care settings in Ontario.

    The call for nominations is for the following DNIG board of director positions:

  • Call for Nominations: Join your DNIG Executive

    Posted on March 31, 2019, 4:33 p.m.

    Call for Nominations

     

    RNAO DNIG Executive Positions – DEADLINE May 15, 2019  

    The Diabetes Nurses Interest Group is seeking applications for experienced, committed, skilled individuals to join the DNIG Executive Board for the 2019-2021 term.  We are seeking nominees who are passionate about the important role of nursing in the provision and co-ordination of diabetes care in acute and community care settings in Ontario.

    The Call for Nominations is for the following DNIG Board of Director (BOD) positions:

  • DNIG- January 24 AGM final reminder

    Posted on Jan. 20, 2019, 4:10 p.m.

    Hello to all DNIG members.

    This is a final reminder that your Diabetes Nurses Interest Group (DNIG) Annual General Meeting is to be held Thursday 24 January, 2019, 12-1 P.M. EST.  Wherever you are in Ontario, in this virtual world it is easy to join in.  Log in details are below.  All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

    Please contact Lisa at dnig.info@gmail.com  if you wish a copy agenda of the agenda in advance. 

    Diabetes Nursing Interest Group AGM

  • DNIG- January 24 AGM reminder

    Posted on Jan. 13, 2019, 9:51 p.m.

    Hello to all DNIG members.

    This is to remind you that your Diabetes Nurses Interest Group (DNIG) Annual General Meeting is to be held Thursday 24 January, 2019, 12-1 P.M. EST.  Wherever you are in Ontario, in this virtual world it is easy to join in.  All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

    Please contact Lisa for details for sign in and copy agenda at dnig.info@gmail.com.

    Lisa Herlehy, chair DNIG

  • DNIG December Newsletter

    Posted on Dec. 10, 2018, 11:35 p.m.

     

    Hello to DNIG members across Ontario.  Just in time for some holiday reading here is your December newsletter!  In it you will find some new and interesting articles and updates on regular items.

    Make note of our annual general meeting set for January 24, 2019 at 1200h EST.  Please contact Lisa at dnig.info@gmail.com for details.  All are welcome to attend.

    All the best of the season to everyone and see you in 2019!

  • DNIG Bursaries

    Posted on Sept. 15, 2018, 11:33 a.m.


    Hello DNIG members

    As in past years, DNIG is supporting members in continuing education.  For this year there remain two scholarships up to $1000 for travel and expenses. To be eligible you must have been an RN/NP member of DNIG for a minimum of one year and have not received a bursary for the previous five years.

    Attached is the application form which can be filled out or simply reply with all elements contained in an email to dnig.info@gmail.com.  Here are a couple examples for great learning opportunities.