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The Canadian Healthcare Education Common's Virtual Library provides educators and learners with easy access to educational materials, including virtual patients or electronic cases.

 

Total Learning Objects currently in library: 1492


6 Jul 15

The future of health informatics and electronic health records: a look at the Canadian surveillance systems

Description: 

This article looks at, "[t]he importance of sharing surveillance data and health data between and among agencies is essential toearly warning systems in terms of disease spread and bioterrorism."  

Kate Proctor
15 Jul 15

Compétences en cybersanté pour l’éducation médicale prédoctorale

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Description: 

"Pour mieux préparer les étudiants en médecine à exercer dans un environnement clinique appuyé par la technologie moderne, l’Association des facultés de médecine du Canada (AFMC) en partenariat avec Inforoute Santé du Canada (Inforoute) a lancé une initiative de programmes éducatifs de cybersanté et de cyberapprentissage. L’un des principaux objectifs de cette initiative consiste à élaborer des compétences en cybersanté dans le domaine de l’éducation médicale prédoctorale."

Kate Proctor
28 Jul 14

eHealth Competencies for Undergraduate Medical Education

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Description: 

Created by The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada in Partnership with Canada Health Infoway, May 2014

Tazirie LeClerc
29 May 09

Influenza outbreak scenario

Description: 

Case Study:

After reading the assigned materials and working through the tutorial questions, the student will be able
to:
a. Define an outbreak
b. Describe the main steps in an outbreak investigation
c. Describe the role and relationship of the legislation behind reportable communicable diseases
with respect to outbreak investigations
d. Describe approaches to mitigate ongoing spread of disease during an outbreak investigation and
to prevent or reduce the risk of outbreak recurrence

"After reading the assigned materials and working through the tutorial questions, the student will be ableto:

a. Define an outbreak

b. Describe the main steps in an outbreak investigation

c. Describe the role and relationship of the legislation behind reportable communicable diseases with respect to outbreak investigations

d. Describe approaches to mitigate ongoing spread of disease during an outbreak investigation andto prevent or reduce the risk of outbreak recurrence"

Gladys Stewart
3 Jul 15

First Nations and Inuit eHealth Infostructure Program (eHIP)

Description: 

" The objective of the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB) eHealth Infostructure Program (eHIP) evaluation was to assess the relevance and performace of the program for the five-year period from 2006/7 to 2010/11. The results will provide the Health Canada Deputy Minister and senior management with a comprehensive and reliable base of evidence to support decisions regarding the eHIP's present and future initiatives." 

 

version française
Kate Proctor
16 Nov 12

e-Health Environmental Scan in Undergraduate Medical Education in Canada | Key Informant Interviews and Survey Report

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Description: 

A report about existing e-Health tools and competencies in Canada's 17 faculties of medicine. This report seeks to "identify what exists, the trends, and the potential gaps acroess Canada in medical curricula, core competencies, policies and other activities realted to e-health in undergraduate medcial education."

 

French Version/ version française

Tazirie LeClerc
9 Jul 15

New Bachelors Degree Program in Health Informatics in Ethiopia: Curriculum Content and Development Approaches

Description: 

From abstract:

"With a widespread use of information technology in healthcare
organizations, there is a pressing need for professionals who are both skilled in the
use and management of information systems and knowledgeable in the field of
healthcare. To fill this need, the department of health informatics at the University
of Gondar started a new bachelor’s degree in the health informatics program
commencing in 2012. The curriculum was developed by a thorough needs
assessment and considering the recommendations of the international medical
informatics association."

With a widespread use of information technology in healthcare
organizations, there is a pressing need for professionals who are both skilled in the
use and management of information systems and knowledgeable in the field of
healthcare. To fill this need, the department of health informatics at the University
of Gondar started a new bachelor’s degree in the health informatics program
commencing in 2012. The curriculum was developed by a thorough needs
assessment and considering the recommendations of the international medical
informatics association. The program has duration of 4 years with a total of 249
ECTS. Currently there are 57 students enrolled in the program and 15 full time
academic staffs are involved in the teaching and research activity of the
department. To share our experience for other countries, in this paper we explain
the curriculum development process and its content to the health informatics
community."With a widespread use of information technology in healthcareorganizations, there is a pressing need for professionals who are both skilled in theuse and management of information systems and knowledgeable in the field ofhealthcare. To fill this need, the department of health informatics at the Universityof Gondar started a new bachelor’s degree in the health informatics programcommencing in 2012. The curriculum was developed by a thorough needsassessment and considering the recommendations of the international medicalinformatics association. The program has duration of 4 years with a total of 249ECTS. Currently there are 57 students enrolled in the program and 15 full timeacademic staffs are involved in the teaching and research activity of thedepartment. To share our experience for other countries, in this paper we explainthe curriculum development process and its content to the health informaticscommunity.

Kate Proctor
6 Jul 15

BIO 2015: How the 'Internet of Everything' Will Impact Digital Health

Description: 

This article explores the impacts of the internet on digital health as it was discussed at the 2015 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

Kate Proctor
6 Jul 15

Biomedical Informatics Promises Profound Clinical Advantages

Description: 

This article explores the growth of biomedical informatics, including the findings on how informatics impacts clinicians. 

Kate Proctor
14 Jul 15

Doctors urged to improve Aboriginal child health

Description: 

"Doctors and other health care professionals must use all the tools at their disposal to fight poverty, counteract colonization and create and environment in which indigenous children thrive, Canadian broadcaster and rap/hip-hop artist Wab Kinew told the Sixth International Meeting on Child Indigenous Health."

Kate Proctor