Big Ideas: If you are unique, numbers are not your friends

Humans have been counting since before recorded history. Apparently, even some animals use rudimentary counting. With the ascendance of “Big Data” and the spread of connected digital sensors and monitors, we are automatically counting more and more aspects of our lives. This leads to more and larger numbers. Generally, whether we are measuring potential profit, impact,…

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Ontario Launching First Phase of the Personal Support Worker Registry

The Michener Institute of Education at UHN has begun rolling out Phase One of the Personal Support Worker (PSW) Registry of Ontario. Phase One of the Registry will begin with the registration of an initial cohort of PSWs. This cohort will consist of PSWs who graduated in 2016 or later from a recognized program that…

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Michener Respiratory Therapy alumni and partners honoured at the Better Breathing Conference

Through awards and presentations, Michener was well represented at last month’s Better Breathing Conference held at the Toronto Marriott Eaton Centre Hotel. Hosted by the Ontario Lung Association, the Better Breathing Conference brings together health care professionals from many disciplines focused on respiratory health. Michener Respiratory Therapy alumni and several clinical partners presented award-winning posters…

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T2202A Tax Receipts FAQ

Q1.         What is the T2202A? A1.         T2202As are tuition tax receipts issued to all students for tuition and applicable mandatory fees related to the calendar year (January-December). They show the amount of tuition and applicable fees that can be deducted for income tax purposes as well as the number of months eligible for the education…

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Michener Blog: Is CRISPR the sci-fi future we’ve been warned about?

Imagine a future where parents can control the genetic traits of their children. They could carefully select their most desirable qualities, such as hair or eye colour, or an aptitude for swimming or running. Diseases and hereditary conditions like certain cancers and heart conditions, or even colour blindness and male pattern baldness could become virtually…

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Year in Review – Michener’s Top Stories from 2017

Welcome back! As Michener officially kicks off 2018, we’re taking a look back at some of our top stories from 2017. From the ways Michener’s students have had a profound impact on patient care, to how they’re adapting and transforming their careers with the emergence of disruptive technologies, these stories showcase the amazing dedication our…

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Big Ideas: Digitally Enabling Education in a Learning System

If you asked a group of monks back in the 13th Century if they thought they would one day be replaced by a machine, I’m sure they would have said, “Are you kidding me? No one has as beautiful penmanship as I do, you can’t replace that with a machine!” Today, when you ask a…

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Celebrating Michener’s clinical partners

Clinical Recognition Awards thank the clinical coordinators and educators who go the extra mile for Michener’s students For many of the full-time students at The Michener Institute of Education at UHN, clinical placements are the first opportunity they have to put the knowledge and skills learned in the classroom, labs and simulation exercises into practice….

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