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Training workshop on communications at the end of life available to long-term care homes

By Stephen Smith Maya Angelou the poet once said “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but...

Providing trauma simulation training

By Elise Copps 35-year-old woman, unrestrained driver of an all-terrain vehicle. Rolled multiple times into the ravine, approximately eight feet down an embankment. Blood pressure...

Education night helps high school students prepare for a career in medicine

By Kaylee MacMillan As a healthcare professional, Shannon Puna thought she had all the resources she needed to answer any questions her Grade nine son...

Training to improve HIV care

By Caroline Dobuzinskis   Since its launch in 2011, the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE)’s highly regarded Education and Training program has engaged over 13,500 participants...

Doctors Without Borders: Meaningful work that fosters leadership

By Claudia Blume Each year, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) sends more than 3,600 international staff to join more than 40,000 locally hired staff...

The power of peer support in healthcare

By Justin Faiola The Mental Health Commission of Canada states that health-care workers are 1.5 times more likely to be off work due to illness...

Training workshop on communications at the end of life available to long-term care homes

By Stephen Smith Maya Angelou the poet once said “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but...

One in four Canadian physicians report burnout

New CMA survey provides key indicators on physician health A survey by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) shows physician health is a growing concern within...

Enhanced training for healthcare teams who treat critically ill pediatric patients

By Steven Gallagher Soon after becoming Niagara Health’s Chief of Pediatrics more than three years ago, Dr. Madan Roy saw an opportunity to enhance training...

Online learning—made for physicians

If you are a physician, you are also quite likely used to making sacrifices. It starts with an immense amount of education. Then, the...

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