A first of its kind: People-Centred Care Leadership Program

As part of Patient Experience Week, CHA Learning is proud to announce our new People-Centred Care Leadership Program which we’ve developed in partnership with Health Standards Organization (HSO). We asked HSO’s Managing Director, Feria Bacchus, to share more about HSO’s People-Centred Care (PCC) philosophy and approach and why they wanted to partner with CHA Learning […]

Is Culture in Long-Term Care Getting in the Way of Progress?

There is recognition that critical changes in healthcare services are needed across the continuum for our aging population, but more specifically within long-term care.  We need to progress from current institutional models of care to more humane and life-affirming social models of living. For this shift to occur we need leaders with confidence to lead […]

From the Outside-In: HIM Professionals as Part of the Healthcare Team

We invited one of our Health Information Management(HIM) faculty, Christina Cole, to share with us her experience of working on new health technology implementations alongside HIM professionals. In our profession, we know that new and innovative technologies are continually being explored and implemented to help make healthcare more efficient and effective, ensuring patients receive the […]

HIM Professionals Week: Celebrating Success Stories

We’re proud to be part of the HIM community! We’re celebrating the critical role HIM professionals play, during #HIPWeek19 – It’s All in the Data – Quality Care through Storytelling. In celebration, we have interviewed some members of our HIM community to get their perspectives on the field and to share their successes. In this first interview, we […]

How Dietitians in Long-term Care Homes Promote Health through Food and Nutrition

March is Nutrition Month and March 20th is Dietitian’s Day! Dietitians across Canada are celebrating by helping Canadians “Unlock the Potential of Food”. Food has the potential to fuel, discover, prevent, heal and bring us together (1). Here’s how dietitians in long-term care homes help residents optimize their health through food and nutrition. The long-term […]

Welcome to the New Canada’s Food Guide – Eat Well. Live Well.

 Please note: The below text is a transcript of what is covered in the video above.     Like many health care and nutrition educational professionals, I have been awaiting the release of the much-anticipated new Food Guide for quite some time now.  I must be honest, upon first glance, I wasn’t sure how […]

Time Management for Working Students

Whether you’re looking to advance your existing career or to change your path altogether, managing time in your academic and professional life is never easy. And when you factor in a thousand other responsibilities on your plate (raising a family, maintaining a household, exercise, maybe even a social life!), finding the right balance between it […]

How is the Coding Specialist Program improving healthcare one learner at a time?

October marked the one year anniversary of our Coding Specialist Program (CSP). We are so proud of this program and the success it has already seen – in the form of tremendous interest and many enrolments and especially in the wonderful feedback we have received from so many of our learners. As the only CHIMA-recognized […]

Learning Forward: Characteristics of an Adult Learner

We last talked about the rising trends in eLearning. Today we’re going to turn our focus back to you, the adult learner. If you’ve ever spent time with children, you probably have noticed that the way they view the world is pretty different from the way you do. It only makes sense that the way […]

A Course That Changes – And Saves – Lives

At the end of May, HealthCareCAN/CHA Learning and the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) held the 2018 Canadian Patient Safety Officer Course in Ottawa. Mostly front-line healthcare workers and administrators, the 44 attendees from across Canada brought patient safety issues from their institutions and spent four days learning strategies to resolve them. “I’m a graduate myself,” says Mike […]