On Wednesday April 20th at 1PM ET health care practitioners and people interested in healthcare from across Canada and beyond will gather on twitter to participate in the weekly #HCSMCA (Health Care Social Media Canada) conversation. #HCSMCA has been gathering followers and participants – more than 1000 and counting – since it launched in September [...]
Juliet Ho has worked for the College of Health Disciplines at UBC since December 2006 as Finance and Administrative Assistant to CIHC.
#IPChat 01 was conducted on twitter on Sunday July 4, 2010 at 8PM ET and was a huge success. We look forward to many more informative, passionate discussions about #interprofessional #collaboration. The next #IPChat will occur on July 14, 2010 at 8PM ET. The focus for that chat will be hosted by the always fabulous [...]
We are thrilled to announce that the first version of CIHC’s National Competency Framework is now online and being disseminated across Canada. We know this is a document that many have been eagerly awaiting, and we hope you find it helpful and useful to your work. In keeping with tradition, we welcome comments, suggestions, corrections [...]
These are some cartoons relating to interprofessional collaboration that have been commissioned by the CIHC and are ‘Open Source‘ which means they are free for all to use. Please feel free to copy them to your computer and share them (right click on your mouse and choose ‘save image as’ in the drop down menu. [...]
By John H. V. Gilbert, Ph.D., FCAHS Project Lead & Chair, Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative, “Communication” is probably the most overworked and least understood word in the English language. In the health and human service professions “communication” gets worked out and worked on in every conceivable way. No iteration of e.g. competency or scope of [...]
CIHC Encourages Everyone to Participate in This Online Discussion Everyone is welcome to join the discussion but you have to register to participate. Registration is free and easy – just go here -> www.hpgn.org Here’s a breakdown of the details… The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners invite you to join the Health Professionals Global [...]