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 […]

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 […]