The importance of simulation learning in health care

Future health care professionals must understand the obligation to provide optimal treatment and to ensure patients’ safety and well-being at all times. However, there is not a lot of room for error in the health care field; so naturally, performance anxiety is very common among students. So how can we minimize the anxiety, without compromising…

Michener student contributes to tackling modern super-bugs

As part of a research project at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, one Michener student explored new methods for detecting the super-bugs that pose serious risks to public health. Danielle Nicole Grohn was part of a bacteriology research team that investigated a cost-effective method of screening for carbapenemase-producing organisms (CPOs), a family of highly resistant…

Program Profile: Medical Laboratory Sciences | 2015 Med Lab Week

From studying chromosomes, to analyzing blood and tissue samples, to detecting precancerous cellular changes…the people who work in medical labs are dedicated and highly skilled healthcare professionals. Medical Laboratory Technologists, Genetics Technologists and Cytotechnologists are all part of the field of applied health sciences that make up the medical laboratory sciences professions. They work behind…

CSMLS National Medical Laboratory Week 2015

This year’s theme of the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) National Medical Laboratory Week is We’re here for you. We asked students from Michener’s Medical Laboratory Science program to talk about this theme and what it means to them. Anum Momin, second year medical laboratory science student About you: I attended McMaster University where I…