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Inter-Professional Education (I.P.E.)

In collaboration with the Academic Health Council, interprofessional simulations are integrated to the nursing program with Nutrition students, paramedic, respiratory therapist and medicine students. Scenarios are based on The National interprofessional Competency Framework .

The Center also hosts Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy students in the labs to participate in IPE activities and simulations.

Nurse practitioner

The Centre includes two laboratories for the Nurse Practitioner program. Space and equipment are shared for the benefit of both programs.

Focus Santé (CNFS)

"The CNFS is a Canada-wide umbrella organization bringing together 11 university and college educational institutions which deliver training programs in various health disciplines in French, as well as regional partners who facilitate access to these training programs. The CNFS’ National Secretariat, located in Ottawa, plays a leadership, development and coordination role in planning and realizing the Consortium’s objectives. This exceptional strategic alliance results in increased numbers of Francophone health professionals and researchers whose impact improve the quality of French language health services tailored to Francophone minority communities. The CNFS is thus making a significant contribution to these communities' wellness and development across the country."

High School Mini Enrichment Course

"The Enrichment Mini-Courses Program is a unique annual event in the world of Canadian education. Since its creation in 1981, over 50,000 talented students – from grades 8 to 11 in Eastern Ontario, and Secondary II to V in Western Quebec – have been given the opportunity of exploring a field of study or area of interest in a university or college setting. These students have acquired knowledge and skills that will help them achieve academic success and stimulate their interest in pursuing post-secondary studies. The Enrichment Mini-Courses Program (EMCP) is a school board initiative offered annually by the University of Ottawa, Carleton University and La Cité Collégiale. It provides talented and high performing high school students with an enriching educational experience in university or college settings.” The CEISN hosts the participants in Health Sciences of this program to experience the lab environment, some of the nursing procedures, assessment equipment and low-high fidelity simulators.

For more information regarding the Enrichment Mini-Courses Program please visit the Centre for Continuing Education website

Flu Vaccine Clinics

A collaborated effort by the University of Ottawa Health Services, Human Resources, and The School of Nursing provides 3rd year nursing students the opportunity to work at the flu vaccination clinic available to the student body and to the employees of the University of Ottawa.

Three easy steps:

  1. Logon to Blackboard Learn for more participation details.
  2. Sign up and commit for a couple of hours
  3. Attend orientation and training (1 hour)
  4. Show up at the Vaccination Clinics for which you’ve signed up