Saving lives is the specialty of trauma experts at Kingston Health Sciences Centre and now they’re taking the basics of one of their most critical skills—stopping uncontrollable bleeding—directly to the public. The goal is to train people to act quickly in emergencies such as a mass shooting or explosive event.
“Uncontrolled bleeding...Read more
Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) recently hosted a group of physicians from South America who came to learn about the technology and methods we have in place for our complex cardiac cases. This international training session was the first of its kind for the cardiac program and won’t be the...Read more
As an organization KHSC prides ourselves in having a culture of ongoing learning, and this year marks a milestone for our People Services department.
Many staff members at our two hospital sites express a desire to learn and teach each other through professional development. Since 1999, PSOE has funded $500,000 in education...Read more
In this year of milestones, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has added one more with the launch of a new residency program in adult clinical psychology, an opportunity to train the next generation of professional psychologists while boosting patient access to care.
Clinical psychologists currently work in KHSC patient care...Read more
In just over a month, Kingston Health Sciences Centre will be welcoming about 130 new medical residents. Once they arrive, they will be spending the next several years with us, completing their training to become full physicians while helping care for patients and families at both our Hotel...Read more
Nov. 24, 2016
There’s a disconnect between patients’ and families’ stated values about end of life, and the medical treatments they choose when the time comes to make those hard decisions, says a new study by a Kingston General Hospital critical care physician.
“The driver behind our study was our...Read more
Dr. Susan Bartels, a global health specialist at the KGH Research Institute, recently returned from Lebanon where she and a team are working to address a world health crisis – child marriage.
The flow of Syrian refugees into countries including Turkey, Jordan, and Lebanon has created a dangerous scenario of...Read more
KGHRI clinician-scientist Paula James isn’t afraid to talk about periods, and she hopes others join the conversation in order to help women recognize if they have a bleeding disorder. The Let’s Talk Period website aims to increase awareness of the signs and symptoms of bleeding disorders. As many as 35,000 Canadians may be...Read more
As a teaching institution, there’s a lot of learning going on at Kingston General Hospital. However, for many years it has been difficult to find out about those opportunities unless you were specifically invited. But thanks to KGH’s new Interprofessional Education Calendar, launched last week, those sessions are open and...Read more
It's almost showtime for our 2nd annual Kingston General Hospital Community Showcase. It runs this year from Monday, Jan. 20 to Friday, Jan. 24.
The Showcase will feature an event or two each day, all aimed at promoting interprofessional education and staff appreciation. At the centre of it all is...Read more
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