Thanks to a Volunteer Association/Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation Family CARE Grant, renal patients now have access to new tuck-away belts that comfortably and safely house the patient’s catheter, keep it clean between uses, and hold it in the appropriate position on the abdomen. Over 100 belts have been purchased to provide to patients who can’t afford them. As well, aging hemodialysis machines are replaced annually through grants from the Health Sciences Foundation.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or (807) 684-6416