As Canada’s only post-secondary school embedded within a research hospital network, Michener embodies a culture of enquiry and continual quality improvement through research. Michener students and faculty regularly contribute to the advancement of their professions and the healthcare system through research projects.
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 of the Canadian Journal of Medical Sonography (CJMS).
Read the full story – Ultrasound students published in Sonography journal.
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.
Read the full story – Ultrasound students receive Outstanding Journal Submission Award.
Peer-Reviewed Asthma Apps
From logging sleep and exercise, to tracking heart rate and blood pressure, mobile apps have become fixtures for people looking to monitor their health. There is no shortage of smart phone applications to offer the latest tools and techniques that claim to help keep us healthy. Now, one student at the Michener Institute of Education at UHN is advocating for standardized, peer-reviewed apps to help those living with asthma safely manage their health.
Read the full story – Breathing Easy: Student Research Advocates for Peer-Reviewed Asthma Apps