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supporting your continuing education goals

graduate certificate programs

Whether you are looking for growth within your profession, an opportunity to refresh your skills, or for new career possibilities, we are here for you. Since 1958, we have been your partners in ongoing health education, and we remain committed to helping you reach your professional development goals, with more flexible options that meet your busy lifestyle.

Increase your skills and expand your job opportunities with our popular graduate certificate programs. Part-time online courses offer lots of flexibility and are designed to fit your busy life. Check our website for prerequisites, duration, course dates and other details. In most cases, individual courses listed may be taken separately or towards a graduate certificate.

Visit today to browse through our offerings and see the options available to help advance your career. You’ll also find valuable information on new delivery formats, as well as fees and admission requirements. Be sure to stay informed on the latest program updates by joining our mailing list at the top of the page.

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Clinical Laboratory Quality Manager Graduate Certificate

Laboratory Quality Management professionals continue to be in short supply and high demand in the health care sector as clinical laboratories require a designated Quality Manager. Courses include: • • • • •

Fundamentals of Leadership Effectiveness Quality Management Systems (QMS) - Introduction QMS - Resource Management QMS - Process Management QMS - Measurement, Analysis and Improvement

Clinical Research Associate Graduate Certificate

Clinical Research professionals assist in the design, preparation, planning, implementation and review of a clinical trial to ensure it adheres to regulatory and ethical standards. Clinical research is an expanding field with lots of opportunities for trained professionals. Courses include: • • • •

Principles of Clinical Research I Communication and Technology Ethical Issues in Clinical Research Principles of Clinical Research II

“An awesome review of the current regulatory guidelines for clinical trial requirements. Lots of small, usually forgotten or missed details were reviewed. I especially liked the integrative approach that drew in the experiences of all participants.”


graduate certificate programs Diabetes Educator Graduate Certificate

Offering flexible and varied learning methods, this program will expand the knowledge base of those new to the field of diabetes education or those working towards certification or credits through the Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Board. Recognized by the International Diabetes Federation, the program is eligible for transfer credit in Athabasca University’s Bachelor of Nursing: Post LPN and Bachelor of Nursing: Post RN Programs.

Leadership in Health Care Graduate Certificate Designed for people who are new to or aspiring towards leadership roles in health care. Explore a wide range of management and organizational knowledge to support you in positions of leading and managing others within health care organizations. Courses include: • • • •

Fundamentals of Leadership Effectiveness Ethical Leadership in Health Care Organizations Health Care Leaders and Organizational Effectiveness Advanced Practices for Leadership in Health Care

Imaging Informatics Graduate Certificate

“The Diabetes Educator tutors are outstanding both in their knowledge and interpersonal interaction. Workshops helped consolidate the material that I had been learning over the year, and I realized how complicated and overwhelming it must be for patients with diabetes on a day to day basis.”

Changing technologies are fueling a growing demand for qualified Imaging Informatics health care professionals. Michener’s Imaging Informatics program is the first program in Canada that incorporates four online theoretical courses with one lab session and a clinical practicum. Courses include: • • • • •

Work and Information Flow Networks and Infrastructure Planning the Transition Sustaining the Environment Clinical Practicum

Please note: Application deadline is November 15, 2012 for classes starting January 2013.

certificate programs Interprofessional Collaboration Certificate

Learn ‘from, with and about’ each other through this highly interactive two day workshop designed to develop different health professionals into fully performing interprofessional teams focused on positive outcomes. The certificate consists of five modules covering: • Interprofessional Collaboration, Patient Centered Care and Safety • The Value of Diversity for Effective Teamwork • Working and Communicating in Interprofessional Teams • Preventing and Handling Conflict • Leading Interprofessional Teams

customized education for organizations Let us bring courses to you! Many of our courses are available on contract and can be offered across Canada. We’ll also customize courses to meet your organization’s particular learning needs and situation. For more information, visit

Clinical Educator Certificate

Enhance your knowledge and skills as a preceptor, mentor or educator with this program designed specifically for health professionals who work with students in a clinical setting. The three workshops culminate in a certificate assignment to integrate and apply your learning. • Teaching and Learning in the Clinical Setting • Evaluating Learning in the Clinical Setting • Coaching and Mentoring in the Clinical Setting

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general education

skills in high demand

Expand your general health knowledge, learn new skills, and increase your career opportunities. We offer a range of courses to suit various professional needs and interests.

Take the next step to expand your career advancement goals with flexible one or two day workshops to meet your needs.

• Anatomy and Physiology for Health Care Professionals • Clinical Behavioural Sciences • Gross Human Anatomy and Physiology NEW • Medical Terminology • Infection Control & Epidemiology

• Complete ECG Interpretation • Contrast Injection for Radiographers • IV Insertion and Maintenance NEW • Standard First Aid and CPR for Health Care Providers • Venipuncture Techniques I and II NEW

financing your education Be sure to check your eligibility for the Allied Health Professional Development Fund by visiting

Infection control and prevention is an expanding field and Infection Control Practitioners are an integral part of the health care team. Those preparing for Infection Control certification will benefit greatly from this program.

What Learners Say About Course Convenience

What Learners Say About Online Learning “The online approach encouraged me to ask more questions regarding materials from my colleagues - proving to be a networking opportunity, which promoted a positive learning experience.”

“I enjoyed the flexibility and independence of doing courses online on my own time - that helps a lot for those who work full-time and have families.”

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medical laboratory sciences

refresher courses

Build and strengthen your professional competencies, enhance your skills, learn new technologies and achieve your career goals. Focused on the needs of medical laboratory professionals working in all areas, courses include:

CSMLS / CMLTO approved refresher courses are ideal for Medical Laboratory Technologists looking to expand their scope of practice, or for those who are cross training.

• Advanced Cytogenetic Analysis • Bacterial Susceptibility Testing • Basic and Advanced Diagnostic Parasitology NEW • Blood and Tissue Parasites • Building your Professional Portfolio NEW • Clinical Experience Workshop for Laboratory Technicians • Clinical Skills Workshop for Laboratory Technicians • Medical Laboratory Sciences CSMLS Certification Exam Preparation NEW • Anatomical Pathology MIS Guidelines: Complexities 0-3 and 4-5 • Gram Stain Interpretation NEW • Gynecological Cytology • Infection Control and Epidemiology • Medical Laboratory Assistant/Technician OSMT/CSMLS Exam Preparation NEW • Standard Operating Procedures - Development and Implementation • Pathology I and II • Venipuncture Techniques: I and II NEW • Vitros Instrumentation Workshop

• Gynecological Cytology • Tutorials in Clinical Chemistry I, II and III • Tutorials in Hematology and Coagulation • Tutorials in Histology • Tutorials in Microbiology • Tutorials in Transfusion Science What Learners Say about Course Content “Subjects are fascinating as well as challenging, well organized, and build on concepts from one week to another.” “The very useful and timely information helped me prepare for my future goals.”

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primary & critical care Maintain the skills and credentials crucial to your role and to the provision of emergency and critical care to patients. Our commitment to supporting ongoing professional development needs extends to a wide range of health care providers and through the delivery of a variety of primary and critical care options.

“I had two amazingly productive days in the ACLS program that augmented my knowledge and improved my confidence in managing real life situations.”

• Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Recertification • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Instructor Course • Basic Life Support (CPR) for Health Care Providers • Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers Recertification • Basic Life Support Instructor Course • Canadian Red Cross First AID and CPR for Health Care Providers • Diabetes in Children and Adolescents • Diabetes Management in the Elderly • Diabetes and Pregnancy • Neonatal Intubation Tips and Tricks • Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) • Neonatal Resuscitation Recertification

• Neonatal Resuscitation Instructor Course • Neonatal Resuscitation Instructor Recertification • Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC) • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Instructor Course • Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) • Pediatric Physical Assessment • Pulmonary Function Testing 1 & 2 • Strategies for Behaviour Change in Chronic Illness

ECG workshops

• Basic ECG Interpretation Online • Complete ECG Interpretation • ECG Interpretation for ACLS Providers • 12 & 15 Lead ECG Workshop and Interpretation • 12 Lead ECG Interpretation Online • Performing and Trouble Shooting 12 & 15 Lead ECG Workshop

What Learners Say About the Quality of Instructors: “Instructors are excellent mediators for discussions, facilitating a professional environment in the classroom.” “The instructors are easily accessible, prompt, and informative in their responses.”

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advanced practice program opportunities

Build new professional competencies to increase your skills and scope of practice. Courses include:

Practicing health professionals looking to expand their career opportunities can explore Michener’s full-time advanced graduate diploma and graduate certificate programs. Most programs require a degree or diploma in a health care field, related work experience and/or certification by the appropriate regulatory body as an admission requirement.

• Local Anesthesia and Injections for Chiropodists NEW • Nitrous Oxide Sedation for Chiropodists NEW • Pharmacology for Chiropodists • Radiological Interpretation for Chiropodists NEW

radiation sciences & imaging Enhance or refresh your skills to secure your career options. Current offerings include: • Contrast Injection for Radiographers • IV Insertion and Maintenance NEW • Research Theory and Practice for Medical Radiation Sciences NEW

• Anesthesia Assistant • Cardiovascular Perfusion • Diagnostic Cytology • Genetics Technology • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) • Ultrasound

international opportunities via distance education Health care professionals are in high demand in many countries around the world. Expand your horizons and open up new career opportunities or enhance your professional development by enrolling in any of our online programs.

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Michener/CAE Centre for the Advancement of Simulation and Education (CASE) CASE in Toronto is a novel learning facility where Enhanced health care professionals have the opportunity to Learning learn and be evaluated using multiple simulation platforms before applying their skills in the clinical environment, reducing risk and improving patient safety.


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Consider CASE for your organization’s learning, meeting or examination needs. To book tours & simulation suites contact or 416.596.3101 ext. 3910.

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