What is a Nutrition Manager and how do you become one?

A Nutrition Manager (NM) plays an important role in healthcare delivery, working closely with many other healthcare professionals to ensure patients receive the best nutritional care possible, and have the best healthcare experience and outcome. Nutrition Managers are a fundamental part of the care team. Nutrition Managers are key people, in many different kinds of […]

Learning Forward: What’s Next in eLearning

  We last talked about the benefits and challenges of eLearning. Next, let’s turn our eyes forward to the eLearning trends currently on the rise and what eLearning might look like in the future. mLearning mLearning, or mobile learning, is the use of mobile devices (smartphones, tablets, etc.) as a means to access and distribute […]

Learning Forward: The Challenges of eLearning

My last post talked about the benefits of eLearning. eLearning’s “just-in-time” (learning when there’s a need to learn) flexibility makes it a great choice for continuing your education. However, learning online is not without its challenges. Let’s take a look at some of the most common problems faced by learners in eLearning and some suggestions […]

Tax Forms

Are you looking for information on Tax Receipts? Check out our Tax FAQ to get all the details you need. To access your tax forms, login to the Learning Gateway, and go to My Dashboard. You will see a drop-down menu that will show your available Tax Forms for download. Please note that tax receipts for years prior to […]

Faculty Spotlight: Dale Mayerson

Today we are featuring a post from faculty Dale Mayerson. Dale is faculty in our Food Service and Nutrition Management Program and has been a faculty member with CHA Learning for the last 12 years. Why do you enjoy the work you do as faculty? I really enjoy seeing students develop their potential.  Many students […]

Frontline Leadership – Eastern Health Leading the Way!

Strong frontline leaders in healthcare are essential to quality patient care. Eastern Health’s Emerging Leader Program is the first tier of the organization’s leadership development program and explicitly focuses on cultivating the essential knowledge, skills, abilities and behaviors related to fostering relationships and leading inter-professional teams. Using a blended approach to learning, this certificate-based Program […]

Change Leadership and Management – A Dynamic Duo in Action

  On November 16, 2017, over 50 change leaders from across Canada came together to hone their skills in leading change and to share their expertise. This one-day workshop, based on the Change Leadership Certificate course, included three main elements: a patient’s perspective on influencing change; the power of storytelling, and open space where participants […]

How the Coding Specialist Program Equips HIM Professionals with Job-Ready Skills

Canadian healthcare institutions understand that health information management professionals make a critical contribution to healthcare through the collection, maintenance and use of quality data.  Coded data supports decision-making at all levels be they clinical, administrative, financial or research-based.  Assuring organizations can maintain a staff of qualified coders to ensure consistency and a high level of […]

Learning Forward: Benefits of eLearning

Last month talked about what eLearning is, the different forms of eLearning, and how it’s distributed and consumed. Now let’s talk about how it might benefit you. It’s self-directed. Adult learners want to have more control over their learning. In fact, self-directed learning is considered a principle of adult learning theory. Malcolm Knowles described self‑directed […]

Learning Forward: What is eLearning?

My last post talked about lifelong learning and how the commitment to pursuing intellectual development beyond the ‘traditional’ bricks and mortar classroom has real and lasting benefits on your personal and professional development. But there’s a challenge here: Life! We’re busy! Between work, family, and other obligations, it can be hard to find the time […]