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Montreal Gazette (April 24, 2017): Nurses celebrate their evolving profession at 92nd annual meeting

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... for nursing and the health system. Medical assistance in dying (MAID) has altered the landscape for all health professionals, while RNs and NPs will soon see major expansions to their scope of practice. ...

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

... health-care providers in Aboriginal communities.   iii. Provide cultural competency training for all healthcare professionals.      24. We call upon medical and nursing schools ...

CBCNews (March 22): Collaborative-care clinics a hit with doctors, but slow rolling out

Created on Wednesday, 22 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... to spend more time with patients who need to see them. What doctors want Health-care officials have said working in team-based medical care is what most new doctors want, in part because it's the environment ...

CBC News (March 14): Hundreds more doctors in Sask. than a decade ago

Created on Wednesday, 15 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... undergraduate medical education seats from 60 to 100. It said training for family medicine residents has also increased in communities outside Regina and Saskatoon. More locally-trained ...

VIDEO Power and Privilege within the Medical Profession - In partnership with Women in Global Health

Created on Monday, 13 March 2017. Posted in Features/Quality of Worklife

This webinar is jointly organized by IFMSA and Women in Global Health. It aims at exploring the still existing gender disparities among Healthcare professionals and by extension in medical schools.  ...

FNHA (March 1) :All Regulated Health Professions Commit to a Safer Health System for First Nations

Created on Monday, 13 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... and will continue to promote the value of this training to the medical profession.” Joe Gallagher Quote, CEO First Nations Health Authority: “With today’s commitment, the members of every regulated ...

CTVNews (Feb 24): Canada's rural physicians offer proposals for equal access to high quality care

Created on Thursday, 02 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... four major directions aimed at ensuring the 18 per cent of Canadians living outside urban centres have equal access to high quality health care. It focuses on support for Canadian medical schools as ...

The Star (Feb 23): Canada’s rural doctors push for better health care access outside urban centres

Created on Friday, 24 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

...  It focuses on support for Canadian medical schools as they develop students willing to practice in rural communities. It also works to link those young doctors with long-time rural physicians. The ...

EMS 1 (Feb 23): EMS providers to receive mental health first aid training

Created on Friday, 24 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Just as physical first aid is administered to an injured person before medical treatment can ...

University of Toronto (Feb 21): Breathing New Life into Palliative Care

Created on Thursday, 23 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... time.” Leading the development of the new subspecialty have been medical educators and palliative care physicians, including Professors James Downar and Camilla Zimmermann from the ...

CNW (Feb 23):13 health care organizations unite under one national framework for better patient care

Created on Thursday, 23 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... and evaluate new doctors during residency training, but the new consortium has pledged to embed CanMEDS values throughout their entire education and career, from the undergraduate years in medical school ...

CBCNews (Feb 14): High percentage of Sask. MDs at risk of burnout, survey says

Created on Wednesday, 15 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

A Saskatchewan Medical Association survey released this week suggests 62 per cent of doctors report feeling at risk for burnout — stressed to the point of exhaustion. "The data that we've ...

LocalXpress (Feb 14): Doctor migration to U.S. at lowest level in decades, study says

Created on Tuesday, 14 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... the number who packed their bags peaked in 1995 and then abruptly began to drop off. By 2004, more Canadian medical graduates were returning to Canada from America than were going. Since then, ...

Thompson Citizen (Feb 8 2017): Primary Care Provider

Created on Wednesday, 08 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... primary care provider is?  A primary care provider is a medical professional – either a family doctor or a nurse practitioner – that is responsible for providing ongoing medical care to you and ...

CBC Radio (Feb 8 2017): When a hospital patient becomes violent

Created on Wednesday, 08 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Canadian Medical Association Journal. As an ER physician, violence is something I have seen throughout my career. I can remember the first time I witnessed a patient become violent. A middle age man ...

Vancouver Sun (Feb 6 2017): Opinion: Taking action on resident doctors' wellness

Created on Monday, 06 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... to the practice of medicine as a “calling”. But what happens when the work can actually make doctors sick? A study published in December 2016 in the Journal of the American Medical Association by Lisa ...

Merritt Herald (Jan 25th 2016): New doc in town — just not practicing yet

Created on Thursday, 26 January 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Merwe at their practice on Granite Avenue, but has been caught in red tape limbo for months. Lyttle attended medical school in Grenada, completed a three-year residency in Arizona at the end of June ...

CIHI (Jan 12 2017): Latest Data on OTs , PTs , pharmacists, MRTs and MLTs now available

Created on Friday, 13 January 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... (2007 to 2015), pharmacists (2006 to 2015), medical radiation technologists (2008 to 2015) and medical laboratory technologists (2008 to 2015). Check out CIHI's Health Workforce Database for this and ...

Gov Sask (Jan 4 2017): Government Announces Move to Single Provincial Health Authority

Created on Thursday, 05 January 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... of health system administrative support functions and some clinical services such as laboratory and diagnostic imaging, and the planning, dispatch and delivery of Emergency Medical Services (EMS). “We ...

World Health Summit (May 8-9, 2017)

Created on Wednesday, 21 December 2016. Posted in Other Events/Upcoming Events

... in Medical Treatment Development of precision medicine, rare and genetic diseases, viral infections, diabetes, and antibiotic resistance. Health and Healthcare Delivery for Specific Groups First Nations ...

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