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Opening the door for Indigenous education

By Jane Cocking Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) has created a safe, welcoming place for staff and visitors to share conversations about Indigenous history with...

Make healthcare training more realistic with a manikin

*Sponsored content To reach the required level of excellence in patient handling, healthcare professionals must undergo extensive training. Using a manikin can enhance this training. World...

Pain physician’s YouTube channel a hit

It was nearly two years ago when Dr. Furlan was leading an educational session at UHN's Pain Clinic, where she is a physician, that...

Expanding virtual education session to physicians across Canada

For many years, the Canadian Medical Protective Association has been offering an education session in conjunction with its Annual Meeting. While previously held in...

Virtual platform brings increased accessibility to hospital pharmacy conference

In March 2021, the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (CSHP) reimagined what it meant to gather as a community. The COVID-19 pandemic introduced radical...

Creativity comes to the forefront of practicums in the age of COVID

By Gregory Kennedy Practicums are a long-standing tradition within Alberta Health Services (AHS) that benefit students, staff and patients alike, but crafting these vital educational...

Overseas opportunities and career development

New applicants to MSF are always told the most challenging aspects of doing humanitarian work also provide the most rewarding and enriching experiences to...

eSIM readies staff for COVID Code Blue response

By Logan Clow Hundreds of clinical and non-clinical teams across the province have been training and coordinating their efforts since early March with eSIM (simulation...

Transforming healthcare practice beyond COVID-19

A humanistic and solution-focused approach   By Elaine Cook The pandemic has challenged healthcare providers in many ways. It has exposed both weaknesses and strengths of individuals,...

Free online COVID-19 resources for health providers

The American Lung Association and Cleveland Clinic announced an educational collaboration to disseminate free, comprehensive resources on COVID-19 care for healthcare providers globally. The...

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