News from the Chair

Royal Society of Canada releases report on long-term care to inform policymakers

On January 30, 2024, the Royal Society of Canada released a report entitled Stabilizing and Restoring the Long-Term Care Sector: Restoring Confidence…

Chair student wins award for an oral presentation

On November 27, the Quebec Research Network on Palliative and End-of-Life Care (RQSPAL) held its annual scientific day on the theme of Palliative and…

The Chair at the Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) Conference

The Chair was well represented at the recent Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) conference held in Toronto from October 26 to 28 2023, where…

Student Presentations at the International Francophone Congress of Geriatrics and Gerontology

Three students, Bich-Lien Nguyen, Adriana Ferreira, and Xin Yi (Justine) Wu, each presented a poster at the 12th Congrès international francophone de…

International exchange with a professor of the Prince of Songkla University in Thailand

As part of her academic and research activities, Anne Bourbonnais, Chairholder of the Research Chair in Nursing Care for Older People and their…

Two new doctoral students at the Chair

It is with great pleasure that the Chair’s team welcomes two new doctoral students who are interested in the care of older people and their family…

Awards for the next generation in nursing science!

In spring 2022, the Chair held a competition to award two Desjardins Emerging Nurses Awards in nursing care for older people and their families.

Are we prepared for family caregiving?

Sommes-nous-préparés à la proche aidance ? (Are we prepared for family caregivers?) This is the title of a letter published on May 31, 2022, in the…

A student of the Chair submits her master’s thesis report on the clinical judgment of nurses in the context of uncertainty in the management of pain in long-term care homes

Last November, Leticia Urrutia submitted her master’s thesis report. The originality of her project and its contribution to improving the quality of…

Are you interested in a master’s or doctoral degree in nursing? Listen to the testimonials of students

Current and graduates students of the Faculty of Nursing of the Université de Montréal described their motivations for pursuing a master’s or doctoral…

A student of the Chair receives a Discovery Scholarship for recruitment to the Master's program

Dave Métras, a student in the Master's program at the Faculty of Nursing of the Université de Montréal under the supervision of Anne Bourbonnais, has…

A PhD student working on end-of-life in long-term care home receives a scholarship

In February 2022, the Chair awarded the Monique and Guy Sauvageau Scholarship to Ms. Isabelle Auclair, a doctoral student of the Faculty of Nursing at…

You are thinking at enrolling in a PhD in nursing? A scholarship may be waiting for you!

You are a nurse and you are considering pursuing a PhD? You have an interest in the care of older people or about their family care partners?

Giving a voice to family care partners

Anne Bourbonnais, the chairholder, conducted a critical ethnography aiming to describe the experiences of family care partners of an older person…

A former Chairholder honoured!

Francine Ducharme, Chairholder of the Desjardins Chair in Nursing Care for Older People and their Families (2000-2015), and Dean of the Faculty of…