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Bachelor of Health Sciences agreements highlight college-university collaboration

Queen’s University has signed agreements with 10 Ontario colleges which will allow students enrolled in a one-year health-centred certificate program to gain advanced standing in a Queen’s online health degree.

New articulation agreements signed with colleges across Ontario, including Kingston’s St. Lawrence College, will allow graduates of the colleges’ Pre-Health Sciences advanced pathway who enroll in the Queen’s online Bachelor of Health Sciences program to receive credit for roughly one semester of courses.

Queen's Standardized Patient Program Set for Expansion

Simulated learning is an evolving and expanding aspect of health care education, and one that our faculty has invested heavily in over the last several years. Today, we are excited to announce that one element of the simulated learning programs at Queen's is ready to take things to another level, as the Standardized Patient (SP) & Objective Standardized Clinical Examination (OSCE) Program at Queen’s is preparing to expand to the wider university and Kingston communities.

Queen’s family medicine residents participate in unique Falkland Islands rotation

One of the strengths of Queen’s Family Medicine residents is their ability to work almost anywhere. As a part of their two-year residency, these family doctors spend six months of training in a community setting, and at least two of those months are spent in a rural setting.

So, when a remote British overseas territory off the coast of South America found itself in need of medical professionals, a Queen’s alumnus knew exactly where the Falkland Islands’ government could find help.

Chasing A Dream

The following is a guest blog by Bachelor of Health Sciences student Kyla Tozer. 

Dr. Chris Simpson

(Acting) Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen's University