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NE LHIN funds PSW training in coastal communities

NE LHIN funds PSW training in coastal communities

Three proud graduates if PSW training. “You can’t take an elder away from their home and community. It’s heart wrenching.” – Heather Cranney, First Nations Community Health Development Lead with… Read more »

NOSM introduces remote First Nations residency program

NOSM introduces remote First Nations residency program

David Paul Achneepineskum, CEO, Matawa First Nations Management; Dr. Roger Strasser, NOSM Dean; and, Chief Elizabeth Atlookan, Eabametoong First Nation. NOSM, Matawa, and Eabametoong First Nation Create a unique family… Read more »

LU gets funding for workplace health and safety research

LU gets funding for workplace health and safety research

Laurentian University’s Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH) will receive more than $300,000 in new research funding from the Ontario government. Ontario’s Minister of Energy and Sudbury… Read more »

Medical laboratory technology education going digital at Cambrian College

Medical laboratory technology education going digital at Cambrian College

  A single millilitre of human blood can contain 5 billion cells that can reveal signs of health or illness. “Quickly and accurately identifying these cells requires training, experience, and… Read more »

Unique nursing program serves Indigenous learners

Unique nursing program serves Indigenous learners

    BY GRAHAM STRONG A practical nursing program launched in Kenora in September 2017 will help address the nursing shortage in the region and provide more opportunities for Indigenous… Read more »

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 »

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