Staff education is the primary responsibility of the Learning and Professional Practice (L&PP) department. L&PP offers a comprehensive range of training and education opportunities using traditional classroom settings and a variety of alternate modes of delivery to accommodate specific learning styles. With the aid of new and exciting technologies such as videoconferencing, eLearning and web-based delivery, the department provides ongoing continuing education and training to staff and students of St. Joseph's Care Group.
Using best practices and an interprofessional care model, Learning & Professional Practice facilitates education, training and practice support to enhance the highest quality of care and service.
Navigate the site to discover how Learning & Professional Practice facilitates learning opportunities and education services for managers, healthcare providers, students, volunteers, education institutions and regional partners.
Visit this section if you are a health care provider who wants to find out about continuing education opportunities and funding, videoconferencing, professional practice, computer training, computer-based learning, new employee orientation including new manager orientation and management/leadership opportunities.
Medical learners, nursing students and other health care professionals will be interested in the student placement guidebook, which provides information on policies, practical issues and safety on the job. All students attend a comprehensive orientation process. SJCG has academic affiliations with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM), Lakehead University, Confederation College, McMaster University and other academic institutions.
Find out about interprofessional education and interprofessional care, how they relate to best practices and what initiatives are being integrated within St. Joseph's Care Group.
Nurses will be interested in the ongoing clinical education provided to all RNs and RPNs and specific skill training for specialized programs such as Acquired Brain Injury and Palliative Care offered by SJCG. All new nurses attend a comprehensive nursing orientation to ensure they have the appropriate skills for SJCG programs.
The department comprises staff members with a variety of skills, expertise and experience. Find out about Coordinators of Clinical Education, Coordinators of L&PP, Learning & Telehealth Facilitators and Administrative Staff.