Paramedic students help vulnerable populations put best foot forward

Angela Seng knows that good foot care is essential to good health. But the second-year Paramedic student also knows it’s easy to overlook the body part that pounds countless kilometres of pavement every day, especially when someone has more pressing priorities, such as securing food and shelter. That lesson is reinforced regularly for Seng. She…

Nova Scotia Innovating to Train Healthcare Workers Faster

The province of Nova Scotia is moving quickly to train more students for high-demand healthcare jobs across Nova Scotia. The Departments of Advanced Education and Health and Wellness, along with Nova Scotia Health, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Toronto-based Michener Institute of Education at University Health Network. The Michener Institute specializes…

Micro-credentials in the Applied Health Sciences: Quality is Key to Success

Toronto: A new discussion paper for eCampusOntario by The Michener Institute of Education at UHN’s School of Applied Health Sciences argues for the importance of quality control when granting micro-credentials and recommends a framework for the incorporation of micro-credentials in the applied health sciences, all towards helping Canada’s health care professionals be more adaptable to…

Michener to create new programs in Digital Health and Data Analytics

Toronto, ON – The Michener Institute of Education at UHN is creating new programs in artificial intelligence to meet the health system’s need for digitally-literate health professionals. The new Digital Health and Data Analytics Program will consist of a new full-time program in the School of Applied Health Sciences, new curriculum in these emerging areas…

Unique partnership aims to embed Artificial Intelligence into healthcare practice

Toronto, ON – The Michener Institute of Education at UHN and Vector Institute are setting out to transform the skills and capabilities of front-line healthcare professionals in the application of artificial intelligence (“AI”) to health services. Thanks to a two-year, $1.52 million grant from Future Skills Canada, the organizations will partner with other healthcare and…

4,000-lb ‘school supplies’ float into 11th floor downtown classroom

The Michener Institute of Education at UHN cranes CT scanner into 11th floor TORONTO – On Saturday, March 25, The Michener Institute of Education at UHN craned a 4,000-lb, 64-slice CT scanner from the corner of St. Patrick and Elm Streets into 222 St. Patrick Street through a window on the building’s 11th floor. The…

School and hospital integrate to plan for future health care needs: The Michener Institute of Education at UHN

A Canadian first in health education The integration of University Health Network (UHN) and The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences is Canada’s first-ever merger between a hospital and a post-secondary health education institution. The Michener Institute of Education at UHN is a groundbreaking model for educating currently in-demand applied health professionals, and for designing…

Joint Partnership for Health Care Education in Ontario Announcement

University Health Network and The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences Announce Joint Partnership for Health Care Education in Ontario. Toronto, ON – The University Health Network, one of Canada’s largest teaching and research hospital networks, and The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences, the only education institution in Canada devoted exclusively to applied health…

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…

CANM and Michener join forces to optimize patient care

An increase in the availability of intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring (IONM) professionals will provide more surgeons with the opportunity to have IONM expertise as part of their surgical team. TORONTO — The Canadian Association of Neurophysiological Monitoring (CANM), the national body representing intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring (IONM) professionals in Canada, and The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences…