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Canada’s First-of-its-Kind Program Offered at Sheridan College

In a world where technology dominates so many aspects of life, people—and the academic institutions that train them—must be aware of innovative new professions that, while new, will become critically important as the working world continues to evolve. For that reason, it’s exciting that Sheridan College is offering students the opportunity to study the new (but […]

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Telemedicine new frontier in health care

Telemedicine is a relative newcomer to the health-care industry but its prognosis is clear: it will soon be mainstream. Now, you can be among the first to complete a telemedicine facilitation certificate that will give you the skills needed to succeed in this emerging field.   “I think this is where health care is going,” […]

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Sheridan offers telemedicine training for staff

Telehealth services are growing dramatically across Canada. According to a recent COACH study, there was a 45.7 percent jump in remote clinical sessions and a 41.5 percent increase in endpoint delivery locations, including community and home settings last year. To meet increasing demand for support staff, Toronto’s Sheridan College is offering a continuing education certificate […]

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Sheridan College trailblazers in the field of telemedicine

A group of trailblazers will start studying in Brampton this month as they endeavour to become the first class in Canada to graduate as telemedicine facilitators.   “This is the first telemedicine facilitation certificate program in Canada,” said Sheridan College’s Peter Gacuk, program manager, Engineering Sciences and Technology Faculty of Continuing and Professional Studies. “We […]

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Sheridan Telemedicine Facilitation Certificate

Be among the first to complete the NEW Telemedicine Facilitation Certificate.   Learn health information gathering procedures and remote case presentation to facilitate patient/doctor communication and interaction – enabling greater access to medical services within urban, rural, and remote communities.   Read More at caps.sheridancollege.ca/products/telemedicine-facilitation   Learn more about the Sheridan College Training Program using MD […]

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Bayshore offers ‘virtual exam’ room for wound care

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Bayshore HealthCare is leading a new era of home care with telehealth technology for wound care – and potentially other conditions, too – that can limit hospital visits, reduce treatment times and improve the patient experience.   In the first application of the new technology, Bayshore is treating a patient in Thunder […]

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‘Revolutionary’ technology helps Bayshore HealthCare pair patients, specialists across Ontario

It was a different type of house call for a woman in Thunder Bay, Ont., who was the first patient to receive a detailed medical assessment and treatment plan from a nurse 1,500 kilometres away in Windsor, all thanks to an advancement in remote technology.   “It’s revolutionary in a way,” said Kim Brooks, the […]

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