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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What Michener students love most about their programs

Here’s a glimpse of a few Michener students talking about what they love most about our programs. Find out why patient interaction is one of Natasha’s favourite things about nuclear medicine, how being on the front-lines of cancer treatment motivates Kwee and how knowing her classmates inside and out is a unique advantage for Nicole. Find these students…

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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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Technology and Partnerships in Radiation Therapy Education

Through exposure to the latest healthcare technologies and best practices, The Michener Institute is committed to providing educational experiences that set our students up for success in their careers. Our fully-equipped laboratories and simulation suites house advanced applied health sciences technology that reflects the equipment found in today’s modern healthcare centres. Michener’s radiation therapy training…

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What is Radiation Therapy?

Steps in Radiation Therapy Treatment How do I become a Radiation Therapist? The Michener Institute offers joint programs in radiation therapy with University of Toronto and Laurentian University that are accredited by the Canadian Medical Association. Graduates are eligible to write the national certification examinations conducted by the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT)….

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Team Michener walks the Weekend to End Women’s Cancers

The 2014 Weekend to End Women’s Cancers held a number of firsts for third-year Radiation Therapy student Kaitlynn Roote. Having never taken part in a walkathon or marathon, let alone any other major fundraiser, she considered the Weekend to End Women’s Cancers a good time to start. The walk spanned 32 kilometres across Toronto, just…

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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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