Patients are able to get in and out of bed in Unit 2A much safer due to new bedside safety mats designed to prevent falls. The mats, which were made possible through a Volunteer Association/Health Sciences Foundation Family CARE grant, have beveled edges for easy patient transfers from wheelchairs and lifts, and non-slip surfaces and padding underneath.
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing an excellent teaching and learning environment. As such, we offer observerships in many areas of our health sciences centre.
Observers are defined as “an individual who wishes to gain knowledge or expertise about healthcare and/or services within a health care organization”.
If you are interested in an observership and fall into one of the categories above, the following paperwork is required 2 – 4 weeks before any observership can begin:
It is the observer’s responsibility to find an appropriate supervisor and then proceed with the application process. If you would like to pursue an observership with Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre but do not have a supervisor, please call Academic Affairs to discuss.
We will do our best to facilitate this process but cannot guarantee that a connection will be made.
Most observerships are 1-2 days in length but will be approved for up to a period of 4 weeks.
Observers are to be fully aware that this is strictly an observational experience and as such will exclude any and all forms of direct and indirect patient care. Observers will not:
It is the supervisor’s responsibility to:
For further questions, please contact Academic Affairs at email@example.com or (807) 684-6416