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August 27, 2020

Message from the WCCHSE Chair

Dear WCCHSE Community- I write this message during the COVID pandemic, which has been a time of uncertainty and challenges for our world as a whole, but particularly for those who work in or are peripherally involved in health care or have at risk or ill family members. The resulting changes to both our personal and work lives have impacted...

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January 23, 2020

WCHSE Pre-Conference 2020 -Canceled

"Enhancing human relationships in simulation-based education through working with Standardized Patients." This presentation will be held by Cathy Smith, BA (hons), MA, PhD. May 13, 2020 Kamloops BC Registration Workshop Outline: Overview of SP methodology, including Standards of Best Practice Recruitment, Screening and Orientation Scenario Development for SPs Training SPs for role portrayal and feedback Ensuring quality of SP work...

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January 5, 2020

WCHSE 2020 Conference May 14-15, 2020-Canceled

Thompson Rivers University is proud to host the next Western Canadian Health Sciences Educators conference. Dates: May 14-15 2020 “Building Relationships: A Vision for Safer Care” Opening keynote presented by Dr. Cathy Smith Event location is Sandman Signature Hotel 225 Lorne St, Kamloops, for conference accommodation , use booking number WCHSE 220164 Registration       Our Presenters: Cathy Smith,...

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January 3, 2020

Call For Abstracts

Abstract Submission Now Open- Date Extended! WCHSE Annual Conference “Building Relationships: A Vision for Safer Care” May 14-15, 2020 We welcome abstracts from educators of all professions which highlight creative health teaching. Health care faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, simulation technologists, and clinical practitioners are encouraged to apply. Abstracts for poster or oral presentations are due March 13, 2020 at...

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January 30, 2018

Research Opportunity: GITCS(R)

Dr. Suzanne Campbell is asking for provincial participation for the completion of the research in the GITCS(R) research. Please see the information below. Wanted nursing faculty and students to see a simulation and evaluate the health communication between patient and provider/family using the GITCS©. I have a videotaped simulation, with a professional actor playing the family member and a nursing...

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October 18, 2017

Shake Out Sim IPE event at Vancouver Community College

The School of Health Sciences at Vancouver Community College will run a Sim -IPE following the BC Shake Out event. The event will have 300 participants from Pharm Tech, MLA, HUC, HCA, PN, OPTA and BScN programs assessing 60 casualties in the simulated earthquake disaster. This is a truly inter professional event with moulage support from the faculty at Douglas...

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July 25, 2017

2018 WCHSE Conference: Save the Dates May 16 – 18, 2018

We are pleased to announce that the 2018 conference will be held again at Tigh Na Mara Seaside Resort and Spa May 16 - 18,m 2018. Our agenda includes A full day workshop Gateway Debriefing Skills Workshop. Mary Fey, Faculty, Harvard Medical School will be presenting the workshop. This session will have an additional cost and attendance will be limited....

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February 10, 2017

KPU Faculty of Health

KPU FoH is pleased to invite you to present at a day of workshops to share eLearning strategies for the classroom and online. This is a practical hands on opportunity to discuss e-learning tools with others and to build a community of practice. We are interested in accessible, easy to use, low-cost/free technologies that can be used in any classroom...

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