Ultrasound students published in Sonography journal

Staying on top of current infection control protocols has been incredibly important for healthcare workers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s why three Ultrasound students at the Michener Institute of Education at UHN wrote a literature review called Infection Control and Safety Protocols to Protect Sonographers and Patients, which was published in the Summer 2021 edition…

Michener becomes first Canadian school to offer a Master’s degree in Cardiovascular Perfusion

The Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities has granted consent to The Michener Institute of Education at UHN to offer a Master of Science in Cardiovascular Perfusion (CVP). This makes Michener the only school in Canada to offer a Master’s degree in this complex and important health profession. Cardiovascular perfusionists are critical members of cardiac surgical…

UHN hires healthcare students to support clinical teams during pandemic

As Ontario prepared to enter the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic earlier this year, hospitals struggled to keep up with the immense demand for patient care while also managing staff shortages. To assist with this immediate need for support, the Ministry of Health invited University Health Network (UHN) to participate in a new program…

Education scientists receive funding to develop COVID-19 vaccine education initiatives with PSWs

To earn trust in science and healthcare within a vital but often marginalized community, education scientists across University Health Network (UHN), the University of Toronto and the University of Guelph will receive funding from the Government of Canada’s Immunization Partnership Fund to develop COVID-19 vaccine education initiatives with a focus on partnering with Personal Support…

Learning how to improve learning during the pandemic

The pandemic has created teaching and learning challenges at educational institutes across the province, especially at a school as unique as the Michener Institute of Education at UHN, where hands-on learning is vital to our learners’ experience. Feedback from several sources indicates that Michener’s students are experiencing a lot of stress around academic performance. Students…

Collegiate Bronze Medal recipient proud to enter the field of Genetics Technology

The Governor General’s Academic Medals have recognized the outstanding scholastic achievements of students across Canada for more than 125 years. The Collegiate Bronze Medal was established to celebrate the exceptional achievements of students and is awarded to the Advanced Diploma program student who receives the highest overall average in their graduating year at the Michener…

Ultrasound students receive Outstanding Journal Submission Award

  Last year, three Ultrasound students in Michener’s School of Applied Health Sciences wrote a literature review exploring the importance of universal and additional precautions in regard to infection control that was published by the Canadian Journal of Medical Sonography (CJMS) in its Winter 2020 edition. Now, the review by second year students Nicole Marley,…

Respiratory Therapy graduates enter the field during the third wave

At a time when they’re needed most, 30 Respiratory Therapy students at The Michener Institute of Education at UHN’s School of Applied Health Sciences completed their program and prepared to enter the frontlines of healthcare this past April. Respiratory Therapists (RTs) are the medical professionals who treat problems with a patient’s lungs or breathing. They…

Clinical Educators’ Day honours the contributions of our clinical partners

For many full-time students at Michener’s School of Applied Health Sciences, clinical placements are the first opportunity they have to put the knowledge and skills learned in the classroom, labs and simulation exercises into practice. This vital learning experience and critical career step is only made possible by some very important partners. Every year, Michener hosts Clinical…