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Preparing for the NOSM Class of 2030

Preparing for the NOSM Class of 2030

NOSM program hooks teens on health care Stitches and summer camp are rarely a good combination. But at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine’s (NOSM) Health Sciences Summer Camp, campers… Read more »

Private career colleges offer accelerated  programs

Private career colleges offer accelerated programs

Model appeals to students eager to enter the workforce in the shortest possible time Private career colleges play an important role in health-care education. Entrepreneurial by necessity, they are tuned… Read more »

Demographics create opportunities in health care

Demographics create opportunities in health care

Cambrian College grads in demand in the workplace The combination of an aging population, high rates of obesity, smoking and chronic diseases in Northern Ontario is creating an increasing number… Read more »

College, home for aged launch PSW program

College, home for aged launch PSW program

Confederation College and the District of Kenora Home for the Aged (DKH) have launched a Living Classroom Personal Support Worker (PSW) program to more closely align education with work experience…. Read more »

EMR Every Step Conference: September 28th

EMR Every Step Conference: September 28th

One-day conference helps physicians optimize use of EMR technology Northern Ontario physicians and clinical staff interested in learning how to optimize the use of their Electronic Medical Record systems can… Read more »

Sault College sim labs offer experiential learning

Sault College sim labs offer experiential learning

Different health care scenarios showcased, including home It looks like a typical home. There’s a stylish kitchen with stainless steel appliances, a bathroom with mobility assistance devices, a spacious bedroom… Read more »

Gerontology degree opens doors to opportunities

Gerontology degree opens doors to opportunities

Program equips students to serve needs of retiring boomers Given the impending demographic tsunami of boomers entering their retirement years, an understanding of the aging process and the needs of… Read more »

Dental hygienists play key role in oral health care

Dental hygienists play key role in oral health care

Confederation College offers unique externships Unique circumstances have helped develop a one-of-a-kind Dental Hygiene program at Confederation College in Thunder Bay. The relatively new facilities, including a Dental Sim Lab,… Read more »

Specialized program helps Indigenous students enter nursing

Specialized program helps Indigenous students enter nursing

Indigenous nurses offer culturally appropriate care and are more likely to put down roots in their home communities Encouraging more Indigenous youth to pursue a career in nursing has long… Read more »

Paramedics play critical role in health-care system

Paramedics play critical role in health-care system

Cambrian College program boasts 100 per cent pass rate for provincial exams Paramedics play a critical role in the health-care system and are often the first health-care professionals on the… Read more »

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