The past 18 months have been a harrowing experience for Canadians, particularly for those working within the health system, and even more so for staff and residents in long-term care (LTC) homes. COVID has hastened growing critical shortages in the long-term care system, in areas such as staffing and resources, and has left leaders scrambling […]
CHA Learning is celebrating 70 years of delivering professional development to healthcare professionals across Canada. Read about the history that makes us who we are today.
March is Nutrition Month and CHA Learning wants to highlight the importance that food plays in the lives and experiences of long-term care residents and patients across the health system during the Covid-19 pandemic.
At CHA Learning, our faculty play a key role in our success. Subject matter experts and experienced in their field of work, they lend their knowledge and wisdom to help our students succeed. In the Health Information Management (HIM) Program, our only program that runs on an academic cycle, our faculty play an even more […]
Being a healthcare worker can be stressful at the best of times, but during a pandemic such as COVID-19 this has been amplified exponentially. In the current environment healthcare workers are not only caring for patients, they may be managing and leading a team and balancing a changing home life all at the same time. […]
Every hospital and many other types of healthcare organizations employ Health Information Management (HIM) professionals. These highly trained professionals are often overlooked as critical members of the healthcare team. This challenging time highlights the important role of HIM professionals. And, as our health systems and their need for data and information evolve, there hasn’t been a more […]
Planning for and during times of crisis is critical – but what happens when a crisis comes sooner and larger than you can possibly plan for? Stephanie Isaak, is a Registered Dietitian working in a long-term care facility that experienced one of the very first COVID-19 outbreaks in Ontario. Even amid all the chaos, Stephanie […]
Checking-in on Canada’s New Food Guide It’s been a little over a year since the most recent version of Canada’s Food Guide was released. With this anniversary in mind, I was curious how the changes in this guide have impacted the practice of registered dietitians and food service managers in Canada. I am especially interested […]
“It was a lone voice in the middle of the ocean, but it was heard at great depth and great distance.” ~ Gabriel García Márquez, Love in the Time of Cholera As I reflect on the many themes and words of Gabriel García Márquez in his novel, Love in the Time of Cholera, these […]
Today is the final day of Health Information Management week and we are happy to share this story as part of our student showcase, to highlight the stories of our diverse community of learners across Canada. Share a short bio about yourself and anything else that makes you unique or that you want people to know about you: […]