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Trauma training program for The Canadian Forces

By Carrie Stefanson Canada doesn’t have military hospitals, so it’s important for military doctors to see injuries typical of the battlefield. The Canadian Forces Trauma...

Educational modules available for hospitals and the public to support new mandatory reporting requirements

Effective December 16, 2019, reporting of adverse drug reactions (ADRs) and medical device incidents (MDIs) within 30 calendar days of first documentation will be...

A unique model for training and care

By Sarah Quadri Taylor McMonagle has hope – and happiness – for the future.  As a young, single mother to twin boys, almost four years...

Translational simulation connects learnings to patient outcomes

By Emily Dawson Much like the aviation industry uses flight simulators to train pilots, health care professionals introduced simulation techniques to learn first-hand how to...

Timely two day medical course helps ensure trauma room success

By Tracey Richardson It was early evening in May this year — a weeknight — at the tiny Lion’s Head Hospital on the Bruce Peninsula....

De-escalation training stops violent behaviour before it starts

By Michael Oreskovich Violent behaviour needs to be carefully managed in a healthcare setting. It poses a danger to patients, families and staff and interferes...

Using augmented reality (AR) to train health-care providers from virtually anywhere

By Monica Matys Virtual reality systems are increasingly finding their place in health care. They allow patients to “see” and experience stressful medical procedures in...

Elevating education through a world-class e-learning platform

By Julia Niles Physicians need CPD to maintain sharp skills but don’t always have the time to attend conferences, so the Canadian Association of Radiologists...

Navigating your finances as a physician

By P Wysong When Dr. Kevin Gregg graduated from anesthesia residency at University of Calgary he began his career, as most doctors do, with substantial...

Youngsters help student researchers make the grade

By Alexis Dobranowski A group of enthusiastic 5th graders took some time out of their summer vacations this week to visit Sunnybrook for a special...

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