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Our Cooperative Education Placement: The Hospital for Sick Children
Transcript of Our Cooperative Education Placement: The Hospital for Sick Children
An Overview of Our Placement
Employment Opportunities at Our Placement
If there was a way we could do this all over again... we would. This whole experience not only gave us a better view on our future, but also a better and clearer view on life.
Safety Requirements at
Location: 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario
Medical Doctor (Both Specialized Physician or General Practitioner)
Nurse (Registered Nurse or Registered Practical Nurse)
Other experiences and
Thank you for listening!
What did you most enjoy about having a work experience at that placement?
What did you learn about yourself that you didn't know before?
What is one memory of an experience that you had at your placement that you won't soon forget?
Skills We've Gained at Our Placement
4 Moments of Hygiene
• High School - Grade 12
towards Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
Choose a college or university you may want to go to
Consider their programs, location, tuition and other financial costs, dormitory residence, enrollment size, library or research facilities, etc.
Choose an undergraduate program
Each college or university has its own requirements.
Complete college or university applications
Wait for acceptance letters
Select courses for the undergraduate program of your choice
Strongly Suggested Undergraduate Courses:
Biology, Biochemistry, General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Physics.
Suggested Undergraduate Courses:
English, Social Sciences, and Statistics.
• College or University
Complete 3 years of an undergraduate program leading to a bachelor's degree
Strong academic standing is essential.
• Medical School
You will spend 3 - 4 years in basic medical school training
The first two years generally cover the human body and how it functions when healthy and when ill.
The final two years will consist of clinical placement time in hospital, clinics, and physician offices.
Take the Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examination (MCEE) Part I
Take a look at the admission requirements for the medical schools to which you are applying to make sure you meet all the academic requirements
Start compiling information for medical school applications
Take the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)
Make sure your Grade Point Average (GPA) is at bare minimum 3.5 out of 4.0
These include references, MCAT scores, an autobiographical sketch, and your transcripts.
Submit applications to Ontario Medical Schools Application Service (OMSAS)
Wait for and answer interview acceptance notices.
Wait for offers of admission, and eventually accept one
Apply for residency
Work in a teaching hospital or clinic affiliated with an Ontario medical school, learning from senior doctors as well as teaching medical students who are still in school
Study and take the Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examination (MCEE) Part II
The Medical Council of Canada awards a qualification known as Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada (LMCC), a qualification to practice medicine in Canada
Take either the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) examination to become certified as a family medicine physician, or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) examination to become certified in a medical specialty
Specialists may pursue training in a subspecialty and then take the RCPSC examination in the subspecialty.
Obtain a certificate of registration for independent practice from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO), which authorizes you to practice medicine independently and unsupervised
Take a 2-year college nursing program to become a registered practical nurse (RPN), or you would enroll in a 4-year university or combined college-university program to become a registered nurse (RN)
In both diploma and degree programs, nursing students study social and physical sciences and nursing.
Choose a specialty
Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)
Write the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE) through the College of Nurses of Ontario.
Registered Nurse (RN)
Write the Canadian Registered Nurse Examination (CRNE) through the College of Nurses of Ontario.
Register with the College of Nurses of Ontario, which is necessary to practice nursing in the province
Child Life Specialist
Complete a Bachelor's Degree
Complete a total of 10 college-level courses in child life or a related department/subject
Complete a minimum of 480 hours of child life clinical experience under the direct supervision of a Certified Child Life Specialist who meets specific qualifications
Take the Child Life Professional Certification Examination
• Established in the Spring of
• A group of women rented an 11- room house in downtown Toronto for $320 a year
• Led by Elizabeth McMaster
• Declared open a hospital "for the treatment and admission of all sick children"
• Had about 16 beds in total
• Has about 8,000 health-care professionals, scientists, trainees and administrative and support staff work
• In 2009-2010, financial support from SickKids Foundation to The Hospital for Sick Children totaled $47.9 million
• Has about 370 beds that are configured around 17 medical and 11 perioperative specialties
• In that first year, 44 patients were admitted to the Hospital
• In one year, more than 215,000 children visited the more than 30 major ambulatory clinics and the day-care areas that provide extended treatment and post-procedure recovery
The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is a health-care community dedicated to improving the health of children.
To provide the best in family-centred, compassionate care, to lead in scientific and clinical advancement, and to prepare the next generation of leaders in child health.
Healthier Children. A Better World.
Burns and Plastics
Patient Operative Care Unit (POCU)
Presented by: Jhulien Carino and Jessica Vincent
Teacher: Ms. Elliott
Placement: The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)
Related Subject Link: GLC2O3 (Career Studies)
A HUGE thank you to...
...and all the the other amazing staff members, volunteers, students, and families, who have contributed in making our time at SickKids, not only a fun experience, but an unforgettable one, as well.
Each university weighs the MCAT scores differently in the Medical School applications process
• Document Use
• Computer Use
• Oral Communication
• Decision making
• Problem Solving
• Finding information
Our Cooperative Education Placement:
Halloween Day 2013
Take Our Kids To Work Day 2013
Standard Life Kids Science: Medical Workshop 2013
• Getting to actually interact with patients and their families
• We are capable of doing so much more, than what our mind limits us to
Certain experiences in
the waiting room...
My encounter with a certain cancer patient...
Connections between our work and our related subject link: GLC2O3 (Career Studies)
• Able to identify the essential skills we have developed, through completing various tasks each day
• Able to explain the importance of safety in the workplace and related employee and employer rights and responsibilities, by following safety requirements and policies
• Teamwork and Leadership
• Job Task Planning and Organizing
Our Specific Placements:
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