Through the generosity of donors, the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation has been able to continue its strong support for cardiac care at TBRHSC with $274,000 in grants to purchase new, specialized pieces of equipment such as a unit for the Cardiac Cath Lab that clears away hardened plaque from arteries and help locate veins deep inside the body for pacemaker insertion. As well, a second life-saving intra-aortic balloon pump, which opens up arteries to restore blood flow after a major heart attack or failure, ensures 24/7 coverage for patients.
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