Celebrating Clinical Educators and Coordinators Who Go the Extra Mile

The transition from the classroom to the professional workplace isn’t easy for anyone. That’s especially true in health care. It’s one thing for students to go through patient simulations, but it’s a different thing entirely when they have to work with real patients for the first time. Needless to say, the experience can be overwhelming…

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Michener’s simulation suites part of UHN study on identifying and managing medical errors

With the help of The Michener Institute’s state-of-the-art simulation facilities, researchers at University Health Network (UHN) are looking into the effectiveness of simulation training to help practitioners identify and manage errors that occur in clinical practice. Michener was recently host to a radiotherapy pilot study and educational event run by cancer researchers from UHN’s Princess…

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Why Research Matters

As the federal election draws closer, Michener is pleased to be taking part in Research Canada’s Your Candidates, Your Health campaign. The campaign promotes health research and life sciences industries in Canada by advocating for increased funding for health research and a supportive health policy environment.   We produced a video to raise awareness of…

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Sponsoring the future of our health care leaders

The Michener Institute is committed to providing students with opportunities to become future health care leaders. Through sponsorship of health care education events such as the Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (QuIPS) Conference in May 2015 and the Ontario Association for Medical Radiation Sciences (OAMRS) Central Section Spring Education Day in March 2015, Michener provides…

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Advancements in Stroke Treatments: The Michener Institute hosts knowledge-sharing sessions to enhance patient care

Diagnostic imaging and radiation therapy communities come together to advance their professions through knowledge-sharing for stroke treatments According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, half of all Canadians have been affected by stroke. As the rate of stroke in aging and even younger populations increases, medical imaging is at the forefront of new treatment options,…

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The Michener Institute and University of Toronto team up for Cardiac Surgery Simulation

Michener hosts an interprofessional workshop for Cardiovascular Perfusion Students and University of Toronto Cardiac Surgery Residents to recreate the operating room “We are ready to go on bypass,” the surgery resident calmly tells cardiovascular perfusion student Brigitte Chappellaz during a cardiac surgery simulation. “Okay, going on bypass,” Brigitte responds as she prepares the heart-lung machine to…

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Michener hosts networking meeting for oncology professionals across Canada

On February 21, The Michener Institute was host to oncology technology experts, manufacturers and clinical and academic experts at the annual Canadian MOSAIQ User Group Meeting. The event is a face-to-face forum to share best practices, discuss application and implementation issues and to put forward recommendations for future product development. MOSAIQ, an Elekta product, is…

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Michener Institute – Baycrest program prepares next generation of healthcare professionals for unique needs of older patients

Toronto, ON – A new geriatric training course developed by The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences in partnership with Baycrest Health Sciences aims to prepare the next generation of healthcare professionals for the unique needs and care challenges of older patients. Working With Seniors: A Primer for Healthcare Providers is available to students enrolled…

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Partners in applied health sciences education

Michener’s extensive network of clinical partners, from community hospitals and academic health sciences centres, to private clinics and labs, is an important part of The Michener Advantage for students Throughout it’s history, Michener has made partnerships a cornerstone of it how it is able to be a leading applied heath sciences educator in Ontario, and…

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Michener partners with Elekta to advance radiation therapy simulation

Elekta, a human care company pioneering significant innovations and clinical solutions for treating cancer and brain disorders, and The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences are enhancing the simulation experiences for the next generation of radiation therapists thanks to the addition of Clarity® to Michener’s radiation therapy training suite. Clarity, installed with one of Michener’s…

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