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Dustin Murdock with his degree

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady Faculty students look forward to virtual convocation

October 20, 2020 — 
For the second time in 2020, graduating students at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences will participate in a virtual convocation, viewing the celebration with their family and friends online rather than receiving their degrees in person as they normally would at this time.

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Jacqui Ladwig and Kevin Boreskie

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Effects of pandemic on health care discussed at virtual conference

October 5, 2020 — 
The effects of COVID-19 on health services was a running theme at the Collaborating for Health and Wellness Virtual Research Conference, hosted last week by the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences with the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, the Applied Health Sciences doctoral program and School of Rehabilitation Science, University of Saskatchewan (USask).

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Catherine Donnelly

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Virtual research conference looks at collaborative care

September 29, 2020 — 
Virtual lounges, graduate student presentations and a keynote address on team-based primary care will be the highlights of the Collaborating for Health and Wellness Virtual Research Conference this week, hosted by the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences with the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, the Applied Health Sciences doctoral program and School of Rehabilitation Science, University of Saskatchewan.

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Fieldwork students and staff at the Pinaymootang Health Centre.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Projects explore dementia and frailty in First Nations communities

September 28, 2020 — 
Physical and occupational therapy students from the College of Rehabilitation Sciences put their skills to work this summer to help Elders and those with dementia, as well as caregivers, in First Nations communities.

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Researchers pose with telepresence robot

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

College of Rehabilitation Sciences’ telepresence robots to assist people with dementia, caregivers

September 25, 2020 — 
Some individuals living with dementia will soon have a new way to interact with their caregivers, no matter where they are, with the help of telepresence robots being developed by the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.

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Nursing students at orientation

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New Rady Faculty students experience unique orientation in 2020

September 10, 2020 — 
Unlike years past when socializing and getting to know new classmates were the norm during orientation, first-year students in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences started their 2020/2021 school year in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry/dental hygiene and rehabilitation sciences with orientation activities and welcoming ceremonies in mostly virtual settings.

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PIKE_Net interns Nichol Marsch, Jordan Gelowitz and Zoe Quill.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

PIKE-Net interns adapt to at-home research

August 21, 2020 — 
Student interns in Prairie Indigenous Knowledge Exchange Network (PIKE-Net) this summer, had a slightly different experience than they would have had any other year, due to the office closures and social distancing measures that came with the global COVID-19 pandemic.

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Physical therapy student Chelsea Scheller

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Pandemic-inspired guide to physical therapy at home helpful any time

July 8, 2020 — 
A small team of faculty and students from the department of physical therapy in the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, has created a guide to help people find online resources to assist with their physical therapy needs at home.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Online conference highlights smart technologies

June 11, 2020 — 
Technology that can make eating utensils and clothing “smarter” took top prizes at the 2020 Augmented Human Conference, hosted by the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences on May 27 to 28. The event, hosted in Canada for the first time, was originally scheduled to be held at Fort Garry campus but had to be moved to an online format due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Respiratory therapy students receive graduate licenses amidst COVID-19

May 4, 2020 — 
Third-year students in the respiratory therapy program at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences received active practicing graduate licenses from the Manitoba Association of Registered Respiratory Therapists (MAART) last week after completing their program during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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