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Nominate your Nursing Hero!

Have you been inspired, encouraged or empowered by an employee or a colleague? Have you or your loved one been touched by the care and...

Training for procurement professionals

In today’s health care environment, increased demands and constantly shifting priorities and initiatives have those who work in this field striving to remain top...

An innovative approach to understanding emotional intelligence

By Samantha Pender Two integral pillars of West Park’s mission are to deliver exemplary care to every patient, and to ensure that West Park is...

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...

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