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THE MICHENER INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION AT UHN 2019-2020 VIEWBOOK


WELCOME FROM DR. BRIAN HODGES

UHN AND MICHENER’S EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT OF EDUCATION What an exciting time to begin your education at The Michener Institute of Education at UHN. Last year marked 60 years since Dr. Diana Schatz founded what was then the Toronto Institute of Medical Technology in the basement of Toronto General Hospital as a response to the professional needs of health care practitioners. Part of Dr. Schatz’s vision was to encourage the practical components of education and to provide students with a more meaningful learning experience. This idea, along with simulation and interprofessional education, became the foundation of Michener’s education structure. Sixty years later, this vision continues to resonate in the classrooms and labs across Michener’s St. Patrick campus and clinical sites. Our 60th anniversary gave us a chance to reflect and build on our past successes, deepen our current contribution to Ontario health care and work with our partners to give our students the best education possible. Dr. Schatz was truly an education leader in her time, and she knew then that ongoing education was key to a successful career. Our goal at Michener is to prepare you for the changing health care landscape and set you on a journey for lifelong learning. Your education doesn’t end when you graduate from your program. Michener is part of your journey, from graduation to the workforce to continuing education. We are your education home base

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and committed to supporting you through your learning and professional path. At Michener, we strive to transform heath care and patient experience through education. This means empowering students to both learn from and teach each other so that knowledge and skills are shared, improved, examined and practiced at the highest level. We also see education as an agent of change, and your education here at Michener will make you a leader in your field, full of innovative and fresh ideas to contribute to your work place. Given changing technology, shifting population and emerging fields in science, The Michener Institute of Education at UHN is committed to being adaptive and agile, and instilling these values in our students. We know that nurturing critical, collaborative and adaptive thinkers is what the industry needs when we see Michener’s exceptional employment rate of over 89% within six months of graduation. Your journey to success begins here at Michener. We look forward to an exciting future together.

Dr. Brian Hodges Executive Vice President Education


CONTENTS Michener History, Present and Future Welcome from the Registrar’s Office

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Direct Entry Programs

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Medical Laboratory Science

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Respiratory Therapy

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Recruitment and Admissions

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Registration and Records

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Post-Graduate Entry Programs

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Financial Assistance

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Cardiovascular Perfusion

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Campus Life

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What Makes Michener Unique

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Application Process for Michener Full-Time Programs

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Application Process for Programs with Partnered Institutions

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Application Process for Post-Graduate Part-Time Programs

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Application Process for Internationally Educated Applicants

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Chiropody

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Diagnostic Cytology

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Genetics Technology

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Ultrasound

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Programs with Academic Partners

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Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging Technology (Joint program with University of Toronto)

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Radiation Therapy (Joint program with University of Toronto)

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Radiological Technology (Joint program with University of Toronto)

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Radiation Therapy (Joint program with Laurentian University)

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Post-Graduate Part-Time Programs

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Anesthesia Assistant

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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Bridging Programs For Internationally Educated Health Professionals

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Continuing Education

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HISTORY OF MICHENER The Michener Institute’s history of innovation goes back to 1958 with a Medical Laboratory Technology pilot program founded by Dr. Diana Michener Schatz at Toronto General Hospital. In 1966, formal classes started at what was then known as the Toronto Institute of Medical Technology with the financial support of the Ontario Ministry of Health. In 1972, the institution moved to its present location at 222 St. Patrick Street in downtown Toronto close to major teaching hospitals. In 1990, the name was changed to The Michener Institute to honour the late Governor General, Roland Michener, and was later renamed The Michener Institute of Applied Health Sciences. In 2016, The Michener Institute integrated with University Health Network, the first partnership of its kind in Canada, and was named The Michener Institute of Education at UHN with a new focus on teaching and learning across five campuses (St. Patrick campus, Toronto General Hospital campus, Toronto Western Hospital campus, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre campus and Toronto Rehabilitation Institute campus). Today, more than 150 health care professionals teach at The Michener Institute and over 300 students graduate from Michener each year.

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WELCOME FROM THE REGISTRAR’S OFFICE Thank you for your interest in The Michener Institute of Education at UHN. Michener lives in five campuses across the University Health Network (UHN) in downtown Toronto (Toronto General Hospital campus, Toronto Western Hospital campus, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre campus, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute campus and St. Patrick campus). All of Michener’s full-time applied health sciences programs are located at the St. Patrick campus, a dynamic and innovative education facility that combines classrooms, laboratories and simulation suites to promote an integrated experience for students. We are proud to be affiliated with world-renowned heath care leaders and deliver a broad range of full-time, part-time and continuing education programs designed to meet the evolving needs within the health care system. Michener’s curriculum is responsive to the workforce and our health care partners. Our growing community of clinical and academic partners is a strength that we continue to leverage so that our students get the best possible experiences as they prepare for their careers as health care professionals.

RECRUITMENT AND ADMISSIONS Recruitment and Admissions staff are happy to answer questions about Michener programs, as well as admission requirements and processes. Recruitment and Admissions staff would welcome a chance to give you a tour of the St. Patrick campus by appointment. Be sure to visit the campus as you begin your journey.

Discover Michener and what we can offer you as a future health care professional.

REGISTRATION AND RECORDS The Registration and Records team registers students in their classes, processes fee payments, provides confirmation of enrolments and transcripts and help students access the Self-Service Portal, where they can view their schedule and fees.

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CAMPUS LIFE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE There are a variety of financial aid sources to assist students. Ontario Student Assistance Program - OSAP OSAP can provide loans and grants to support students in their studies at Michener. Students can complete and submit the OSAP application, including all required documents, online at www.ontario.ca/osap. Apply no later than June 1 in order to receive funding in time for the beginning of the semester. Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries Michener is pleased to award over $90,000 annually in scholarships, awards and bursaries. These funds are non-repayable. Please note: • Scholarships, awards and bursaries are awarded on the basis of academic or clinical achievement each year in the fall semester (financial need is also assessed for most named bursaries and/or awards) • General bursaries are awarded by Michener on the basis of financial need and are available each semester in varying amounts up to $2,000 External Scholarships and Awards Michener provides information online about related external scholarships and bursaries.

Education and Training Benefit - Veterans This new federal benefit will provide veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces with six years of service for funding up to $40,000, and veterans with at least 12 years of service for up to $80,000, to cover tuition, course materials and some incidentals and living expenses. Details can be found at veterans.gc.ca. Student Professional Development The Michener Institute of Education at UHN encourages and supports students’ personal and professional growth opportunities beyond the classroom to enrich their experience, including: • Presenting at or participating in a conference or professional gathering related to their area of study or professional development

OUR STUDENTS Michener is proud of its diverse student population with representation from many cultures and countries. Over 61% of Michener students are in the 20-24 age range* when beginning their studies (see Figure 1). Michener graduates report* a 97% satisfaction rate as compared to the provincial average of 79%. Michener graduates also report* a 9% higher employment rate than their provincial counterparts. *Graduate satisfaction survey 2016. Figure 1: 2018 Graduates - Age Ranges

• Acquiring knowledge that benefits a student’s academic or professional development

66% Age 25-34

• Representing a club, program or Michener at an academic competition • Volunteering through a recognized organization using program/profession competencies The Student Professional Development Grant is available to all full-time students at The Michener Institute on an individual basis. A grant limit of up to $2,000 per student is subject to annual review and approval.

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5% Age Unknown 22% Age 20-24 4% Age 35-44

3% Age 45+


ORIENTATION The mandatory orientation at Michener sets incoming first-year students on the right course. Providing a balance of both academic and social integration, Orientation helps support student success both inside and outside of the classroom. Students will meet others from all programs of study and get to know Michener staff, faculty and program Chairs while learning about available student services.

STUDENT COUNCIL The Student Council initiates and directs student activities outside the classroom, acts as a liaison with Michener staff and represents the student body on many Michener committees. The Council consists of student representatives elected from each of the programs, and members attend weekly meetings to conduct business.

ACCESSIBILITY & ACCOMMODATIONS SERVICES Michener strives to ensure the success of students with a documented disability, and will work with the Michener Health Services team and medical practitioners to ensure accommodations. For more information, visit michener.ca/ studentsuccess.

SCHOOL ACTIVITIES, EVENTS AND CLUBS Michener students have opportunities to join clubs, committees and student program groups. Students can find more information through Student Council and the Student Success Network.

FITNESS, ATHLETICS AND RECREATION Michener’s fitness, athletics and recreation facilities are available for all students to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle. The 24-hour access facilities include a squash court, weight room, cardio area, table tennis and boxing bags. There is a gymnasium for intramurals and pick-up sports available daily from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm. Students also have access to gym lockers, a sauna and showers in the change rooms.

PEER TUTORING Peer Tutoring is available to current students through the Student Success Network. Students may self-refer or may be recommended by faculty throughout the academic year.

COACHING AND COUNSELLING Michener’s Coaching and Counselling services offer confidential and professional support for a variety of life’s stresses, ranging from anxiety and depression, homesickness and concerns about relationships or family challenges.

Academic coaching provides career workshops, as well as support for students to improve their study and exam strategies, communication and stress management skills. STUDENT RESIDENCE The Michener Institute is proud to offer an affordable student residence on campus. Students choose residence for a number of reasons including safety, convenience, location and the experience of having a network of classmates and friends to connect with. Each room in the Schatz Hall residence is equipped with the following: • Single bed with storage drawers, desk with a large work space, dresser drawers, bookshelf, office chair, lounge chair with study/dining table and a floor lamp • Private washroom with shower/tub • TV cable/high-speed Internet connection (to be arranged and paid for by student), telephone with voice mail and unlimited local calls and Wi-Fi • Individual heating and air conditioning units, smoke detector Michener Student Residence Rates (2018/2019 rates subject to change): • $810 per month (no linen service) • $860 per month with linen service

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WHAT MAKES MICHENER UNIQUE As the only publicly funded school in Canada dedicated solely to training applied health professionals, and as part of UHN, Michener provides a unique and integrated learning experience.

MULTIPLE MINI INTERVIEW (MMI) Michener has a unique approach to admissions where applicants for most programs are invited to a mandatory Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) where important characteristics, such as problemsolving, teamwork, empathy and communication, are rated. The intent is to admit students who can be an integral and successful member of an interprofessional health care team. The MMI score is worth 50% of the overall admissions score.

INTERPROFESSIONAL EDUCATION The World Health Organization recognizes how important it is for health professions to learn about, from and with each other to enable effective collaboration and improve health outcomes. Michener students from all programs are given the opportunity to collaborate with peers from other health care disciplines and enrich their team-based practice.

SIMULATION-BASED EDUCATION Each of Michener’s programs feature simulation as a core learning experience. Simulation is a hands-on way to transfer knowledge into practice in a safe but highly realistic environment prior to clinical placements. Students discover how to communicate effectively with patients and in teams, and practice the technical and non-technical skills that are central to the health professions in a way that promotes critical thinking and learning from mistakes. Trial and error in simulation is the key to safe and effective practice in the real world.

COMMUNICATION AND COLLABORATION SKILLS Michener is preparing the health force of the future by placing a strong emphasis on developing communication and collaboration skills, both for lab-based and patient-facing programs. In Michener’s Simulated Participant Program, specially trained actors portray anything from an angry patient who needs to be de-escalated, to an underperforming co-worker who needs coaching and compassion. Whatever the communication scenario, simulation provides the environment for students to demonstrate person-centred practice.

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DEDICATED FACULTY / SMALL CLASSES Michener faculty are regulated health care professionals and educators in their respective fields and are committed to the success of their students. Small class sizes mean more hands-on learning, which gives students the opportunity for daily interaction with faculty.

QUALITY IMPROVEMENT MODULES All students complete Quality Improvement modules offered in collaboration with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) as part of their program. Topics covered include: • Fundamentals of improvement • Models for improvement • How quality improvement works in real health care settings • The human side of quality improvement • Tools for improvement

CLINICAL PLACEMENTS The dedicated staff in the Office of Clinical Education work with students to place them at one or more of our partner sites. Clinical partner sites are subject to change, therefore, specific regions may not be available at the time of placement.


CLINICAL SITE LOCATIONS ACROSS CANADA Please note: Clinical partner sites are subject to change, therefore, specific geographic regions may not be available at the time of your placement; other regions may be added.

CLINICAL EDUCATION Clinical Education is a fundamental component of all Michener full-time and part-time programs. Our partners include teaching and community hospitals, private laboratories, clinics and community health centres across Canada. Michener students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills in hands-on work environments. Using the latest diagnostic and patient-care equipment and technology, students practice under the supervision of clinical coordinators and educators.

the opportunity to experience the effects of aging in everyday life. The Working with Seniors curriculum gives students the skills, knowledge and confidence to work effectively with older adults.

WORKING WITH SENIORS Working with Seniors is an intensive weeklong training that launches in the summer semester, combining flexible online learning modules with simulated experiences. The training includes interactions with seniors, participating in scenarios and wearing the Sakamoto Aging Simulation Suit (a frail aging simulation suit). The suit gives students

CURRICULUM DESIGN AND ASSESSMENT Michener’s curriculum is reviewed and updated regularly to meet constantly evolving health care needs, rapid technological change and professional competency profiles. Students are assessed in multiple ways, such as exams, practical assessments and Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE).

CARING SAFELY UHN’s commitment to safety is integrated into Michener’s culture through Caring Safely education and training that focuses on eliminating preventable harm to patients and ensuring safety in the workplace.

Southern Ontario

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APPLICATION PROCESS FOR MICHENER FULL-TIME PROGRAMS Domestic Students – Citizens or Permanent Residents of Canada International Students – Study Permit Authorization SUBMIT APPLICATION AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS Apply online via OCAS at ontariocolleges.ca by February 1, 2019. Application fees and steps are outlined on the Ontario Colleges website.

PROGRAMS Medical Laboratory Science Respiratory Therapy Cardiovascular Perfusion Chiropody

For Michener programs, transcripts and any additional supporting documentation can be sent directly to Michener or to ontariocolleges. ca. The deadline to submit all supporting documentation is February 8, 2019. Internationally educated applicants are required to submit a credential evaluation of their previous studies and may also be required to submit results from an English language assessment.

Diagnostic Cytology Genetics Technology Ultrasound

SUPPLEMENTARY APPLICATION FORM (SAF) Michener requires a Supplementary Application Form (SAF) and a $45.00 fee. The SAF requires the applicant to review key application and program information. Instructions for completing and submitting the SAF will be sent upon receipt of the application through Ontario Colleges. The deadline to submit the SAF is February 8, 2019. Failure to meet this deadline means the application is incomplete and will not be considered for the 2019/20 academic year.

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SUBMIT YOUR APPLICANT EXPERIENCE CHECKLIST Applications to the Cardiovascular Perfusion, Diagnostic Cytology or Genetics Technology programs also require an Applicant Experience Checklist. The deadline to submit the checklist and required documents is February 8, 2019.

MULTIPLE MINI INTERVIEW (MMI) Top-ranked qualified applicants will be invited to an MMI on the spring (mid to late April). For details see michener.ca/MMI.

NOTIFICATION OF ADMISSION DECISION Selection to Michener programs is based on the combination of the academic record and performance in the MMI. Offers of admission are made to the most competitive candidates first and will continue until all seats are filled.

ADMISSION PROCESSING Meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance. Admission offers are only valid for the year of application (deferrals not permitted).


APPLICATION PROCESS FOR PROGRAMS WITH PARTNERED INSTITUTIONS University of Toronto Medical Radiation Sciences

| Laurentian University Radiation Therapy

SUBMIT APPLICATION AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS Apply online via the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) at ouac.on.ca. Application fees and steps are outlined on their website. Application deadline for the University of Toronto is February 1, 2019 with a document deadline of February 15, 2019. The application deadline for Laurentian University is January 17, 2019. The partnered institutions handle the admissions processes for these programs. Students with questions will need to contact the university directly.

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SUPPLEMENTARY APPLICATION FORM (SAF) For University of Toronto MRS students, Michener requires a Supplementary Application Form (SAF) and a $45 fee. Instructions for completing and submitting the SAF will be sent upon receipt of the application through OUAC. The deadline to complete the SAF is March 1, 2019. Failure to meet this deadline means the application is incomplete and will not be considered for the 2019/20 academic year.

Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging Technology Radiation Therapy Radiological Technology

Note: Students applying to the Radiation Therapy joint program with Laurentian University are not required to complete the Michener Supplementary Application Form.

MULTIPLE MINI INTERVIEW (MMI) Top-ranked applicants for the joint University of Toronto Medical Radiation Sciences program will be invited to an MMI in the spring (mid to late April). For details see michener.ca/MMI.

NOTIFICATION OF ADMISSION DECISION Notifications regarding admission decisions will be sent by the University partner in mid-May.

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APPLICATION PROCESS FOR POST-GRADUATE PART-TIME PROGRAMS SUBMIT APPLICATION AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS Admission requirements and application deadlines differ for each program. Please refer to michener.ca for more information and submit an application form for part-time programs along with the $30 application fee.

ACKNOWLEDGMENT EMAIL An application acknowledgement email from Michener will be sent to all applicants.

PROGRAMS

NOTIFICATION OF ADMISSION DECISION Admission notifications, including offers of admission, will be e-mailed to applicants four to six weeks before the program start date.

Anesthesia Assistant Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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APPLICATION PROCESS FOR INTERNATIONALLY EDUCATED APPLICANTS This includes both international and domestic applicants who have completed their secondary or post-secondary education outside of Canada. CREDENTIAL EVALUATION

STEP 1

For applicants with any level of education outside of North America, all education credentials must be evaluated (course-by-course evaluation) by World Evaluation Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service of Canada (ICAS).

This evaluation will determine if applicants have the:

• Minimum overall Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA); and

• Minimum grades required in prerequisite courses.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT (ELA)

STEP 2

Where education did not take place in a country recognized Please Note as English-language-dominant, applicants must take one of • ELA results are valid for two years only. the four approved tests listed in the chart on the next page. • Passing the ELA is required prior to application. REVIEW AND CONFIRM Prior to applying, review the program admission requirements and all documents in support of your application.

STEP 3

Ensure you have:

• Minimum

overall Cumulative Grade Point Average

(CGPA);

For any questions regarding admission requirements, please consult with Admissions staff at regoffice@michener.ca

• Minimum grades required in prerequisite courses; and • A passing score on the ELA. APPLY ON OCAS

STEP 4

Applications are submitted online at ontariocolleges.ca All official documents should be uploaded to your personal profile on OCAS. ACKNOWLEDGMENT EMAIL

STEP 5

An application acknowledgment email from the Registrar’s Office will be sent to the email address provided, with instructions on how to log in to the Michener Self-Service Portal, to submit a Supplementary Application Form (SAF) and to pay the associated fee. The SAF is due February 8, 2019.

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APPLICATION PROCESS FOR INTERNATIONALLY EDUCATED APPLICANTS CREDENTIAL EVALUATION AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT STEPS

ACCEPTED SERVICES

TYPE OF EVALUATION/ TEST SCORES REQUIRED

CONTACT

World Education Services (WES)

Course by course

1-866-343-0070 wes.org/ca

International Credential Assessment Service of Canada (ICAS)

Comprehensive

1-800-321-6021 icascanada.ca

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT Michener English Language Assessment (MELA)

8.0 In each band

416-596-3117 themela.com

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

Minimum 100 (iBT), with 22 in writing section Computer based: 250 Paper based: 600 total and test of written English 5.0

1-877-863-3546 ets.org/toefl

Pearson Test of English (PTE)

Academic test: 65 Overall with communicative skills (reading, listening, writing, speaking) over 60

pearsonpte.com

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Academic test: 6.5 Overall and 6.0 in every band

ielts.org

An English Language Assessment is not required for applicants from countries that are Englishlanguage dominant (listed on Michener website). Applicants who have completed two or more consecutive years of full-time post-secondary study in a Canadian university will not be required to provide proof of English language proficiency. Original or notarized copies are required for all documents. Photocopies or email attachments are not considered official documents and will not be accepted. English Language Assessments are only valid for two years.

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DIRECT ENTRY PROGRAMS A P P LY AT O N TA R I O CO L L E G E S . C A (O C A S) Tuition OCAS Code

Application Deadline

Medical Laboratory Science

ML111

February 1, 2019

Respiratory Therapy

RS111

February 1, 2019

Program Name

Credential Earned

Academic Admission & Grade Requirements

3 years (September 2019 start) Two years of on-campus education, followed by one year of clinical placement education.

Advanced Diploma

3 years, across 7 semesters (September 2019 start)

Advanced Diploma

Program Length

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Secondary school graduation with a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 75% and a minimum grade of 70% in each of the following: • English 12 Academic (ON ENG4U) • Math 12 Academic (any ON 4U level) • Chemistry 12 Academic (ON SCH4U) • Biology or Physics 12 Academic (ON SBI4U or SPH4U) • Two (2) additional Grade 12 courses (ON 4U or 4M level) For applicants with post-secondary education (university and/or college) minimum CGPA must equal 2.70 (70%) on the OMSAS scale.

$6,832

$10,200

$3,400

Secondary school graduation with a minimum CGPA of 75% and a minimum grade of 70% in each of the following: • English 12 Academic (ON ENG4U) • Math 12 Academic (any ON U level) • Chemistry 12 Academic (ON SCH4U) • Biology 12 Academic (ON SBI4U) • Physics 11 Academic or Physics 12 Academic (ON SPH4U) • One (1) additional Grade 12 Academic course (ON 4U or 4M level) For applicants with post-secondary education (university and/or college) minimum CGPA must equal 2.70 (70%) on the OMSAS scale.

$3,972

$5,901

$3,913

NOTES • Tuition amounts listed are the total domestic tuition for the program starting in September 2018, unless otherwise indicated. Fees are subject to change for programs starting in September 2019 and at later dates. Ancillary Fees not included. • Possession of minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance • Applicants with post-secondary education must provide official transcripts for all post-secondary institutions attended • For assessment and ranking purposes, all university CGPAs will be converted to the 4.0 OMSAS scale. For details, visit ouac.on.ca • For offers of admission to these programs, preference will be given to Ontario residents

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MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE ABOUT THE PROGRAM The Medical Laboratory Science program is composed of three parts: • Four didactic semesters, which include theory and practical laboratory sessions (Years 1 and 2) • One 12-week simulated clinical semester on campus in which the students practice as Medical Laboratory Technologists (MLTs) in a simulated clinical environment • One 20-week semester of clinical education at an affiliated site From day one, students are immersed in a collaborative, handson environment simulating a clinical lab setting. Michener’s affiliation with UHN has helped to further its goal of providing students with the most cutting-edge medical equipment and access to clinical expertise. Michener’s laboratories are equipped with up-to-date equipment, including a variety of automated lab analyzers, high quality microscopes, double and five-headed microscopes and digital technology to augment student learning. The labs are equipped with multiple analyzers allowing students the opportunity to practice in both small groups and independently.

ABOUT THE PROFESSION MLTs make up one of the largest groups of regulated health care professionals in Canada. They practice in hospitals, private or public health laboratories, plus research and educational institutions. On the job, MLT’s work independently, with minimal supervision and have control over their daily routine. Despite the independent nature of the profession, collaboration and communication with fellow health care professionals is a skill that is emphasized in the Michener program, as is the ability to discuss sensitive test results in a professional and responsible manner.

WHERE CAN I WORK? • Hospital or private laboratories • Consulting, Sales & Marketing, Technical Support • Research & Product Development, Laboratory Information Systems • Supervision/Administration/Management or Education • Public Health/Infection Control • Quality Assurance/Total Quality Improvement • Canadian Blood Services

Graduates are highly regarded and well prepared for direct entry into the workforce. The program is accredited by EQual (a subsidiary of Accreditation Canada). WHAT WILL I STUDY? • Clinical Chemistry • Microbiology • Transfusion Science • Hematology • Histotechnology

“The education and simulation at Michener has provided me with the training and confidence to practice and succeed as a medical laboratory professional. I could not have chosen a better school to receive my training.”

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Credential Advanced Diploma Earned Program 2.5 years Length Start Date September 2019 Application February 1, 2019 Deadline

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Secondary school graduation with a minimum CGPA of 75% and a minimum grade of 70% in each of the following: • English 12 Academic (ON ENG4U) • Math 12 Academic (any ON U Level) • Chemistry 12 Academic (ON SCH4U) • Biology or Physics 12 Academic (ON SBI4U or SPH4U) • Two (2) additional Grade 12 Academic (ON 4U or 4M level) courses For applicants with post-secondary education (university and/or college) minimum CGPA must equal 2.70 (70%) on the OMSAS scale

Yaroslav S. Year 2 Medical Laboratory Science Student

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RESPIRATORY THERAPY AT

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Credential Advanced Diploma Earned 3 years full-time comprised of two years of on-campus Program education across 5 Length semesters, followed by 31 weeks (2 semesters) of clinical placement education

ABOUT THE PROGRAM Respiratory Therapists (RTs) provide care to patients whose ability to breathe has been compromised. During the first two years of the Respiratory Therapy program, Michener students have full access to practice labs equipped with the most current and advanced respiratory therapy equipment, ensuring the lab and simulation activities mirror clinical realities. Michener’s intensive program covers all facets of entry-topractice requirements ensuring graduates are job-ready.

Start Date September 2019 Application February 1, 2019 Deadline

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Secondary school graduation with a minimum CGPA of 75% and a minimum grade of 70% in each of the following:

WHAT WILL I STUDY? • Medications and usage, therapies and assessments to assist in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart and lung disease • Mechanical ventilators and other life support equipment • Working as an integral part of the inter-professional health care team

• English 12 Academic (ON ENG4U) • Math 12 Academic (any ON U Level) • Chemistry 12 Academic (ON SCH4U) • Biology 12 Academic (ON SBI4U) • Physics 11 Academic or Physics 12 Academic (ON SPH4U) • One (1) additional Grade 12 Academic course (ON 4U or 4M level) For applicants with post-secondary education (university and/or college) minimum CGPA must equal 2.70 (70%) on the OMSAS scale

ABOUT THE PROFESSION Whether the goal is to work in a critical care environment or a community setting such as rehabilitation and homecare, Michener’s commitment to students is to instill the most current theory and the ability to execute those theories in a professional and accountable manner. Respiratory Therapists provide care to adults, children and newborns. In most cases, RTs work shifts that may be 10-12 hours long, and are a combination of days, nights and weekends.

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WHERE CAN I WORK? Respiratory Therapy is a regulated health profession. To work as a Respiratory Therapist in Ontario, graduates must be registered with the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario (CRTO). The Michener Respiratory Therapy program is approved by the CRTO through the Council on Accreditation for Respiratory Therapy Education accreditation program and graduates are eligible to write the national examinations. With success on the national examinations, a Respiratory Therapist is eligible to work across Canada. Possible work sites include: • Critical care units, emergency departments, operating rooms, diagnostic testing laboratories, rehabilitation programs and asthma clinics • Home care companies (working in a clinic or visiting patients in their homes) • Diagnostic testing laboratories, including Pulmonary Function Testing laboratories and sleep laboratories • Private sector (pharmaceutical or medical equipment sales)

“The balance between in class and hands on practice really helps you grasp the subject matter and fall in love with your future profession.” Stephanie H. Year 2 Respiratory Therapy Student


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POST-GRADUATE ENTRY PROGRAMS A P P LY AT O N TA R I O CO L L E G E S . C A (O C A S) Tuition Program Name Cardiovascular Perfusion

OCAS Code

Application Deadline

CV222

February 1, 2019

Program Length

Credential Earned

Academic Admission & Grade Requirements

19 months (September 2019 start)

Advanced Diploma

For the Cardiovascular Perfusion program, offers of admission will be allocated with equal consideration among candidates applying through option A and option B: A) Bachelor of Science degree with a minimum CGPA of 75% and a minimum grade of 70% in each of the following one-semester universitylevel courses: • Gross Human Anatomy* • Gross Human Physiology* • Algebra or Calculus • General Physics • Chemistry *Michener AP807 would fulfill these requirements

Year 1

Year 2

$13,122

$8,211

Year 3

B) Bachelor of Science degree with a minimum CGPA of 75% and: • Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or Registered Nurse (RN) • Critical care experience within the last 5 years Chiropody

CH111

February 1, 2019

3 years (September 2019 start)

Advanced Diploma

Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences or Bachelor of Arts degree in Kinesiology with a minimum CGPA of 70% and a minimum grade of 70% in each of the following university-level courses: • Human Anatomy (one semester) • Human Physiology (two semesters)

$6,320

$9,528

Diagnostic Cytology

CY222

February 1, 2019

19 months (September 2019 start)

Advanced Diploma

One of: A) Bachelor of Science degree with a minimum CGPA of 70% and a minimum grade of 70% in the following university-level courses: • Human Anatomy (two semesters)* • Human Physiology (two semesters)* *Michener AP601 would fulfill these requirements or B) Canadian Certified Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) with a diploma or degree with a minimum CGPA of 70%.

$8,171

$2,697

T H E M I C H E N E R I N S T I T U T E O F E D U C AT I O N AT U H N

$6,289


POST-GRADUATE ENTRY PROGRAMS A P P LY AT O N TA R I O CO L L E G E S . C A (O C A S) Tuition OCAS Code

Application Deadline

Genetics Technology

GE222

Ultrasound

US222

Program Name

Program Length

Credential Earned

Academic Admission & Grade Requirements

February 1, 2019

16 months (September 2019 start)

Advanced Diploma

February 1, 2019

20 months (September 2019 start)

Advanced Diploma

Year 1

Year 2

One of: A) Bachelor of Science degree with a minimum CGPA of 75% and a minimum grade of 70% in each of the following university-level courses: • Human Genetics (one semester) • Molecular Genetics (one semester) or B) Canadian Certified Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) with a diploma or degree with a minimum CGPA of 75% and a minimum grade of 70% in each of the following universitylevel courses • Human Genetics (one semester) • Molecular Genetics (one semester)

$8,537

$2,832

One of: A) Bachelor of Science degree or Bachelor of Arts degree in Kinesiology or BPHE with a minimum CGPA of 75% with a minimum Grade of 75% in the following university-level courses: • Gross Human Anatomy (one semester)* • Human Physiology (one semester)* *Michener AP807 would fulfill these requirements OR B) Canadian Regulated health care professional (i.e. Chiropodist, Nurse, Radiological Technologist, Radiation Therapist, Respiratory Therapist, etc.) with a minimum 3-year degree or diploma with a minimum CGPA of 75%

$8,537

$5,610

Year 3

NOTES • Tuition amounts listed are the total domestic tuition for the program starting in September 2018, unless otherwise indicated. Fees are subject to change for programs starting in September 2019 and at later dates. Ancillary Fees not included. • Possession of minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance • Applicants with post-secondary education must provide official transcripts for all post-secondary institutions attended

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CARDIOVASCULAR PERFUSION AT

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Credential Advanced Diploma Earned 5 semesters over Program 19 months Length (full-time) Program Hybrid Delivery (online and on site) Start Date August 2019 Application February 1, 2019 Deadline

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Bachelor of Science degree with a minimum CGPA of 75% and a minimum grade of 70% in each of the following one-semester university-level courses: • Gross Human Anatomy* • Gross Human Physiology* • Algebra or Calculus • General Physics • Chemistry *Michener AP807 would fulfill these requirements

ABOUT THE PROGRAM The Cardiovascular Perfusion program is one of only three offered in Canada and is accredited by EQual (a subsidiary of Accreditation Canada). Graduates are eligible to write certification examinations in both Canada (Canadian Society of Clinical Perfusion) and in the USA (American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion).

WHAT WILL I STUDY? • Detailed anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular and related systems • The operation of the heart-lung machine and cardiopulmonary support devices • Comprehensive perfusion theory • Principles of Pharmacology as it relates to perfusion science • Principles of Hemotherapy and transfusion science • Knowledge of pathological mechanisms essential for understanding relevant cardiopulmonary diseases • Patient care and professionalism in the operating room and other critical care areas of the hospital • Professional Development as it relates to perfusion practice in Canada

or Bachelor of Science degree with a minimum CGPA of 75% and: • Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or Registered Nurse (RN) • Critical care experience within the last 5 years T H E M I C H E N E R I N S T I T U T E O F E D U C AT I O N AT U H N

ABOUT THE PROFESSION Perfusionists work under the direct clinical responsibility of cardiac surgeons and anesthesiologists as part of the multidisciplinary operating room (OR) team. Their primary role is to maintain a patient’s respiration, circulation and physiological state, using state-of-the-art equipment like the heart-lung machine during surgery. They are also trained to administer blood products and drugs as part of their scope of practice. Working in the cardiac operating room is physically demanding and shifts are typically 10-12 hours at a time.

WHERE CAN I WORK? Cardiovascular Perfusionists work in hospitals that have cardiac surgery programs. The majority of their time is spent in the cardiac operating room, but they also work in other critical care areas such as the ICU and Cath Lab. Other unique career opportunities can be found in transplant programs, education, commercial sales and research.

“I chose this program because it offered me hands-on technical skills, the adrenaline rush of working in a fast-paced environment and an opportunity to apply the knowledge gained from my academic background.” Juwan R. Year 1 Cardiovascular Perfusion Student


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CHIROPODY ABOUT THE PROGRAM Michener offers the only Chiropody program in Canada. There is an on-site Chiropody clinic, which provides students with the opportunity to treat patients under the supervision of licensed Chiropodists from the faculty. To practice as a licensed Chiropodist in Ontario, individuals must be registered with the College of Chiropodist of Ontario. Graduates from this program are eligible to write the College’s annual provincial registration exam.

WHAT WILL I STUDY? • Anatomy of the musculoskeletal system of the lower limb including dissection in a cadaver lab • Pathophysiology of systematic diseases with lower limb complications • Theoretical and clinical pharmacology • Biomechanics of the lower limb and gait cycle • Management of biochemical conditions, including orthotic therapy • Podiatric soft tissue surgery including nail procedures, suturing and plastic surgery techniques • Podiatric anesthesia and injection techniques

ABOUT THE PROFESSION A Chiropodist is a primary care professional who specializes in the assessment, management and prevention of dysfunctions, disorders and diseases of the foot. Chiropodists are an integral part of the multidisciplinary health care team, who are skilled in the management of acute and chronic conditions affecting the foot. These conditions can include routine diabetic foot care, sports and traumatic injuries, biomechanical assessments and orthotic therapy, pediatric foot conditions and ulcer care. A referral is not required to consult a chiropodist, however chiropodists often work closely with other medical professionals as part of the health care team.

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Credential Advanced Diploma Earned Program 7 semesters over Length 3 years (full-time) Program On site Delivery Start Date September 2019 Application February 1, 2019 Deadline

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS WHERE CAN I WORK? Chiropodists work in a wide range of settings, including community health centres, family health teams, long term care facilities, public hospitals, sports teams and private practice.

Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences or a Bachelor of Arts degree in Kinesiology with a minimum CGPA of 70% and a minimum grade of 70% in each of: • Human Anatomy (1 semester) • Human Physiology (2 semesters)

“My experience at The Michener Institute has enhanced my education beyond what I thought was possible. The teaching staff are knowledgeable and supportive, and they truly care about your success.” Lindsy J. Year 2 Chiropody Student

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DIAGNOSTIC CYTOLOGY AT

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Credential Advanced Diploma Earned Program 4 semesters over Length 19 months (full-time)

ABOUT THE PROGRAM The Diagnostic Cytology program is the only program currently offered in Canada and is accredited by EQual (a subsidiary of Accreditation Canada). Graduates are eligible to write the national certification examination conducted by the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS).

Program Hybrid Delivery (online and on-site) Start Date September 2019 Application February 1, 2019 Deadline

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

WHAT WILL I STUDY? • Detecting and diagnosing precancerous cellular changes using high-powered light microscopes • Being an integral part of the health care team, including working with pathologists

WHERE CAN I WORK? Most Cytotechnologists work in hospitals or community laboratories, but they may also find employment in areas such as laboratory management, research, sales and marketing and technical consulting.

A) Bachelor of Science degree with a minimum CGPA of 70% and a minimum grade of 70% in: • Human Anatomy (two semesterlength courses)* • Human Physiology (2 semesterlength courses)* *Michener AP601 would fulfill these requirements or B) Canadian Certified Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) with a diploma or degree with a minimum CGPA of 70%

ABOUT THE PROFESSION Cytotechnologists play a crucial role in the fight against cancer by examining human cells and preparing reports on any abnormal results for a pathologist who will make a definitive diagnosis based upon the Cytotechnologist’s initial findings. Cytotechnologists detect and diagnose precancerous cellular changes by looking at specimen slides taken from pap smears, the lung, bladder, lymph nodes, thyroid gland and other parts of the body. Though there is limited direct contact with patients, Cytotechnologists play a vital role in the health care team.

“The small program size, theory and hands-on lab experience have all contributed to my personal and professional growth.” Kristen M. Year 1 Diagnostic Cytology Student

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GENETICS TECHNOLOGY ABOUT THE PROGRAM The Genetics Technology program is one of two programs offered in Canada and is accredited by EQual (a subsidiary of Accreditation Canada). Graduates are eligible to write the national certification examination conducted by the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS).

WHAT WILL I STUDY? • How to perform analyses to diagnose and treat patients with genetic diseases, as well as monitor and prevent disease • How to use laboratory techniques and instrumentation to explore genetics of human cells • How to work both independently and as part of a health care team to produce high quality, accurate patient results

ABOUT THE PROFESSION Genetics technology involves performing laboratory tests to help physicians diagnose, treat and monitor a wide variety of genetic disorders and many types of cancer. Genetics Technologists use a wide range of instrumentation and analytical software – from microscopes to the latest genomic analyzers. The field of genetics technology is rapidly evolving and expanding as new discoveries, technologies and techniques become integrated into the clinical environment. Technologists work both independently and as a part of a health care team to produce high quality, accurate patient results. Although there is limited patient contact, the results generated have a direct impact on patient treatment and care.

Lorian F.

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Credential Advanced Diploma Earned 4 semesters Program over 16 months Length (full time) Program On site Delivery Start Date September 2019 Application February 1, 2019 Deadline

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS WHERE CAN I WORK? Genetics Technologists work in a variety of settings including hospitals, private and research laboratories and academic facilities.

“This program has helped me develop a thorough understanding of topics such as cancer genetics, prenatal genetics and chromosome analysis, as well as emergent technologies in the evolving field of clinical genetics.” Year 1 Genetics Technology Student

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A) Bachelor of Science degree with a minimum CGPA of 75% and a minimum grade of 70% in both a one-semester university-level Human Genetics course and a one-semester university-level Molecular Genetics course. or B) Canadian Certified Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) with a diploma or degree with a minimum CGPA of 75% and a minimum grade of 70% in both a onesemester university-level Human Genetics course and a one-semester university-level Molecular Genetics course.

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ULTRASOUND AT

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Credential Advanced Diploma Earned 20 months – Program 3 semesters on campus, Length followed by 2 semesters of clinical placement Start Date September 2019 Application February 1, 2019 Deadline

ABOUT THE PROGRAM The Ultrasound program is accredited by EQual (subsidiary of Accreditation Canada) and offers a well-balanced mix of academic, simulated and clinical components. The program provides students with the required knowledge and skills necessary to enable them to challenge the Generalist Credentialing exams (CORE, abdomen, obstetrics and gynecology) offered by Sonography Canada as well as the ARDMS exams. Graduates may apply to Michener’s Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Certificate program and/or the Imaging Informatics Certificate program.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS A) Bachelor of Science degree or Bachelor of Arts degree in Kinesiology with a minimum CGPA of 75% and a minimum grade of 75% in: • Gross Human Anatomy – one semester* • Human Physiology – one semester* *Michener AP807 would fulfill these requirements or B) Canadian regulated health care professional (i.e. Chiropodist, Nurse, Radiological Technologist, Radiation Therapist, Respiratory Therapist, etc.) with a minimum three-year degree or diploma in their field of study with a minimum CGPA of 75%.

WHAT WILL I STUDY? • Obtain patient clinical history and correlate the clinical history and lab data to the sonographic findings • Patient care skills in a simulated lab environment including enhancing communication, an understanding of Health Care Acts and Regulations of Sonographers, as well as a seniors’ curriculum • Critical Assessment of cross sectional and relational anatomy of sonographic images to differentiate between normal and pathological findings and the ability to write a technical impression of the sonographic findings • Ultrasound scanning skills in a simulated lab environment and clinical placement(s)

ABOUT THE PROFESSION Diagnostic medical sonography (ultrasound) is an important medical diagnostic imaging technology that uses highfrequency sound waves to display real time images of the soft tissue structures in the human body such as the abdomen, pelvis, breast, thyroid, musculature and vascular structures. It plays a large role in assessing fetal development, well-being and fetal anatomy and can also be utilized to assess the viability of different types of organ transplants by assessing vascular flow. Sonographers are highly skilled health care professionals who use ultrasound technology to assess, image and report on anatomical systems in order to differentiate between normal and pathologic findings and provide compassionate patient centred care.

WHERE CAN I WORK? The Generalist Sonographer can work in hospitals, clinics or research facilities. They can also work as sales representatives, application specialists, educators or managers.

“All the courses and labs are very practical, and I can easily see how everything I have learned throughout my time here will apply to my ultrasound career.” Tamar G. Year 1 Ultrasound Student

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PROGRAMS WITH ACADEMIC PARTNERS

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PROGRAMS WITH ACADEMIC PARTNERS A P P LY AT O UAC . O N . C A (O UAC ) Tuition Program Name Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging Technology – Medical Radiation Sciences

OUAC Code

Application Deadline

Program Length

Credential Earned

Academic Admission & Grade Requirements

TRN - 105 FORM

February 1, 2019

3 years (September 2019 start)

Bachelor Degree & Advanced Diploma in Health Sciences

TRT - 105 FORM

February 1, 2019

3 years (September 2019 start)

TRS - 105 FORM

February 1, 2019

3 years (September 2019 start)

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

A minimum of one full year (normally 10 semester courses) at a recognized university with a minimum CGPA of B- including one semester in each of the following: • Biology • Physics • Mathematics (Calculus) • Social Science and • Chemistry 12 Academic (U level)

$7,660

$7,660

$7,660

Bachelor Degree & Advanced Diploma in Health Sciences

A minimum of one full year (normally 10 semester courses) at a recognized university with a minimum CGPA of B-. One semester course in each of the following: • Biology • Physics • Mathematics (Calculus) • Social Science

$7,660

$7,660

$7,660

Bachelor Degree & Advanced Diploma in Health Sciences

A minimum of one full year (normally 10 semester courses) at a recognized university with a CGPA of B- and one-semester university-level course in each of the following: • Biology • Physics • Mathematics (Calculus) • Social Science

$7,660

$7,660

$7,660

University of Toronto joint credentials

Radiation Therapy – Medical Radiation Sciences University of Toronto joint credentials

Radiological Technology – Medical Radiation Sciences University of Toronto joint credentials

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PROGRAMS WITH ACADEMIC PARTNERS A P P LY AT O UAC . O N . C A (O UAC ) Tuition Program Name Radiation Therapy Laurentian University joint credentials

OUAC Code

Application Deadline

Program Length

Credential Earned

Academic Admission & Grade Requirements

LRS - 101 FORM

January 17, 2019

4 years (September 2019 start)

Bachelor Degree & Advanced Diploma

Secondary school graduation with a 70% average in each of the following: • English 12 Academic (ON ENG4U) • Math - Advanced Functions 12 Academic (MHF4U) • Biology 12 Academic (any U level) • Chemistry 12 Academic (any U level) • Physics 12 Academic (any U level) • 1 additional course 12 Academic (ON U or M level)

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

$6,473

$6,473

$6,473

$6,473

NOTES • Dollar amounts listed are the total domestic tuition for the program starting in September 2018, unless otherwise indicated. Fees are subject to change for programs starting in September 2019 and at later dates. Ancillary Fees not included. • Applicants with post-secondary education must provide official transcripts for all post-secondary institutions attended.

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NUCLEAR MEDICINE & MOLECULAR IMAGING TECHNOLOGY AT

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Bachelor of Science in Medical Radiation Sciences from the Credential University of Toronto Earned Advanced Diploma from The Michener Institute of Education at UHN Program 3 years Length Start Date September 2019 Application February 1, 2019 Deadline

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS One full year (normally 10 semester courses) at a recognized university with a minimum CGPA of B- with one semester university level course in each of the following: • Biology • Physics • Mathematics (Calculus) • Social Science • Chemistry 12 Academic (U level)

JOINT PROGRAM WITH UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

ABOUT THE PROGRAM The Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Technology program’s hybrid learning style allows students to participate in both online and face-to-face components. Theory is put into practice by examining increasingly complex case studies and applying knowledge in both simulated and clinical environments. Graduates are eligible to write the national certification examination conducted by the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT). Certification qualifies graduates to work across Canada and allows them to register with the College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario (CMRTO). The program is accredited by EQual (a subsidiary of Accreditation Canada).

WHAT WILL I STUDY? • Learning and applying patient-centred care skills and interprofessional communication • Preparing and administering radioactive tracers • Acquiring and analysing diagnostic images using the latest in gamma camera, PET and hybrid technologies • Analysing biological specimens in the laboratory

ABOUT THE PROFESSION Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Technologists apply superior technical skills in a compassionate, patient-focused model of care. They use non-invasive procedures targeted at eliminating the pain, trauma and risk associated with invasive surgery that patients would otherwise undergo, to determine the location and size of tumours or to determine the extent of numerous diseases in almost all of the human organ systems. Molecular Imaging uses specialized instrumentation alone or in combination with targeted imaging agents to visualize biochemical events at the cellular and molecular level, in order to help identify regions of pathology and potential mechanisms of disease.

WHERE CAN I WORK? Graduates are employed in a variety of clinical environments including community or teaching hospitals, private clinics, research institutes, public health institutions, regulatory bodies, commercial radio pharmacies, education, sales and applications. The Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging program is currently undergoing course revisions to launch an enhanced patient care, interprofessional and research-focused curriculum for 2019.

“Getting this training and experience catapults me into the field of health care with positivity and confidence and allows me to excel as a future Nuclear Medicine Technologist.”

medicalradiationsciences.ca

Eric W. Year 2 Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging Technology Student

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PROGRAMS WITH ACADEMIC PARTNERS

RADIATION THERAPY JOINT PROGRAM WITH UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

ABOUT THE PROGRAM The joint University of Toronto / Michener Radiation Therapy Program allows students to participate in all aspects of the profession, including treatment planning, treatment delivery, CT simulation, patient care, interprofessional collaboration and health care ethics. As part of the curriculum, students will have the opportunity to practice in a simulated clinical environment in treatment delivery, patient communication and treatment planning before proceeding to their final clinical placement. Graduates are eligible to write the national certification examinations conducted by the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT). Certification qualifies graduates to work across Canada and allows them to apply for registration as a radiation therapist with the College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario (CMRTO). The program is accredited by EQual (a subsidiary of Accreditation Canada). WHAT WILL I STUDY? • Plan a patient’s treatment on specialized simulation equipment • How to set up and apply radiation therapy treatment using advanced radiation therapy technology • Design treatment plans for the use in applying radiation therapy (physics and dose calculations) using specialized computer software to optimize a patient’s treatment plan in conjunction with radiation oncologists and other members of the health care team • Assessing and creating individualized care plans for management of radiation therapy

ABOUT THE PROFESSION Radiation therapy is the use of ionizing radiation to treat patients with cancer. Radiation Therapists are vital members of the interprofessional health care team, using advanced computer systems and sophisticated radiation therapy equipment to design treatment plans and deliver radiation to treat patients with cancer. These professionals play a vital role in providing patient education and support throughout the radiation therapy treatment pathway, including counselling patients on expected side effects of radiation and ways to minimize them.

WHERE CAN I WORK? Graduates from the program find employment in cancer centres, research, education, sales and applications. The Radiation Therapy program is currently undergoing course revisions to launch an enhanced patient care, interprofessional and research-focused curriculum for 2019.

“I love the hands-on labs where you get to put what you’ve learned to practice and gain tangible skills you can apply to a career.”

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Bachelor of Science in Medical Radiation Sciences from the Credential University of Toronto Earned Advanced Diploma from The Michener Institute of Education at UHN Program 3 years Length Start Date September 2019 Application February 1, 2019 Deadline

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS One full year (normally 10 semesters) at a recognized university with a minimum CGPA of BOne semester university-level course in each of the following: • Biology • Physics • Mathematics (Calculus) • Social Science

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Samantha B. Year 2 Radiation Therapy Student

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RADIOLOGICAL TECHNOLOGY AT

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Bachelor of Science in Medical Radiation Sciences from the Credential University of Toronto Earned Advanced Diploma from The Michener Institute of Education at UHN Program 3 years Length Start Date September 2019 Application February 1, 2019 Deadline

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS One full year (normally 10 semester courses) at a recognized university with a minimum CGPA of BOne semester course (0.5) credit in each of the following: • Biology • Physics • Mathematics (Calculus) • Social Science

medicalradiationsciences.ca

JOINT PROGRAM WITH UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

ABOUT THE PROGRAM Radiological Technologists are vital members of the interprofessional health care team. Technologists must have the technical expertise to operate sophisticated instruments while also demonstrating the humanistic skills necessary to communicate with patients, problem solve and work well with other members of the health care team. As part of the curriculum, students will have the opportunity to practice in a simulated clinical environment in all aspects of radiological technology, including patient communication, patient positioning and operating and training simulations. Graduates are eligible to write the national certification examinations conducted by the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT), which qualifies graduates to work across Canada and allows them to apply for registration with the College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario (CMRTO). This program is accredited by EQual (a subsidiary of Accreditation Canada).

WHAT WILL I STUDY? • How to work as part of an interprofessional team within the hospital setting, as imaging procedures are not only requested in the medical imaging department but also in patient rooms, emergency and the operating room • How to accurately position patients to produce quality diagnostic images • Use cutting-edge medical imaging technology in X-ray, CT and BMD imaging to perform complex anatomical scans to produce and enhance radiographic images

ABOUT THE PROFESSION Radiological Technologists produce medical images of internal organs and structures, commonly called x-rays, in a compassionate, patient-focused model of care. Technologists operate a variety of medical imaging equipment in areas such as general radiography, computed tomography, fluoroscopy, mammography and bone mineral densitometry. In doing so, they need to provide optimal care for the patient, use minimal radiation and employ appropriate radiation protection measures. The field of radiological technology also includes therapeutic procedures, often referred to as interventional radiology. Interventional radiology is used in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of injury and disease.

WHERE CAN I WORK? Graduates are employed in a variety of areas including hospitals and private clinics, government agencies, sales, new product development and education. The Radiological Technology program is currently undergoing course revisions to launch an enhanced patient care, interprofessional and research-focused curriculum for 2019.

“Within the program, the hands-on training helps to develop practical skills necessary for the clinical environment.” Derek L. Year 2 Radiological Technology Student

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RADIATION THERAPY JOINT PROGRAM WITH LAURENTIAN UNIVERSITY

ABOUT THE PROGRAM The Laurentian/Michener Radiation Therapy Program is the only Radiation Therapy Program in Ontario that grants entry directly from high school. Students in this joint program learn about all aspects of the profession, including treatment planning and simulation, dose distribution, treatment delivery, patient care and health care ethics. Graduates are eligible to write the national certification examinations conducted by the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT). Certification qualifies graduates to work across Canada and allows them to apply for registration as a radiation therapist with the College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario (CMRTO). This program is accredited by EQual (a subsidiary of Accreditation Canada). WHAT WILL I STUDY? • Plan a patient’s treatment on specialized simulation equipment • How to set up and apply radiation therapy treatment using advanced radiation therapy technology • How to create and critique optimal treatment plans in conjunction with radiation oncologists and other members of the health care team • Assess and create individualized care plans for management of radiation therapy

ABOUT THE PROFESSION Radiation therapy is the use of ionizing radiation to treat patients with cancer. Radiation Therapists use advanced computer systems and sophisticated radiation therapy equipment to design treatment plans and deliver radiation to treat patients with cancer. These professionals play a vital role in providing patient education and support throughout the radiation therapy treatment pathway, including counselling patients on expected side effects of radiation and ways to minimize them.

WHERE CAN I WORK? Graduates from the program find employment in cancer centres, research, education and sales and applications.

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Bachelor of Radiation Therapy from Laurentian University Credential Earned Advanced Diploma from The Michener Institute of Education at UHN Program 4 years Length Start Date September 2019 Application February 1, 2019 Deadline

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Secondary school graduation with a minimum CGPA of 70% • English 12 Academic (ON ENG4U) • Math - Advanced Functions 12 Academic (ON MHF4U) • Chemistry 12 Academic (ON SCH4U) • Biology 12 Academic (any U level) • Physics 12 Academic (any U level) • 1 additional course 12 Academic (ON U or M level)

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POST-GRADUATE PART-TIME PROGRAMS A P P LY AT M I C H E N E R . C A ( A P P L I C AT I O N F O R M I S F O U N D O N T H E W E B S I T E ) Tuition Program Name

Application Deadline

Anesthesia Assistant

May 15, 2019

Program Length 3 semesters, 42 weeks, part-time (September 2019 start)

Credential Earned Graduate Certificate

Academic Admission & Grade Requirements • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or Registered Nurse (RN)

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

$13,311

• Two years or full-time equivalent (>4000 hours) critical care experience within the past 4 years (ICU, ER, NICU, PACU) • Letter from base site Chief of Anesthesia indicating support for clinical education. Please note that all students are required to complete a minimum two-week elective rotation external to the assigned base site. • A Pre-Entrance Assessment may be required by applicants to determine exact course of study • Students must have access to a computer that meets the minimum system requirements, access to the Internet and an e-mail account • Students must meet Michener’s English language proficiency policy. Please view the English Language Requirement for further information. If you require an English language assessment, please review our English Language Assessment page for specific requirements. • Students must have access to anesthesia equipment (Anesthesia Gas Machines, ICU Ventilators & monitors) throughout the course • In the event that this program is oversubscribed, applicants will be ranked based on clinical experience and/or education • Preference will be given to applicants who submit a complete application by the set deadline

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

June 15, 2019

19-month competency based program to be completed within 3 years upon acceptance (September 2019 start). Didactic (theory) component (15 weeks, Sept-Dec, part-time) and clinical semester (15 weeks, Jan-April, full-time)

Graduate Certificate

A) Canadian applicants must be certified and licensed as a technologist in one of the following four disciplines: • Nuclear Medicine (RTNM) • Radiological Technology (RTR) • Radiation Therapy (RTT) • Ultrasound (RDMS) Please note: an RDCS certification does not meet the admission requirements to this program. B) Internationally educated and trained applicants must meet the corresponding Canadian certification body international requirements.

$5,227

$4,664

NOTES • Dollar amounts listed are the total domestic tuition for the program starting in September 2018, unless otherwise indicated. Fees are subject to change for programs starting in September 2019 and at later dates. Ancillary Fees not included. • Applicants with post-secondary education must provide official transcripts for all post-secondary institutions attended • For assessment and ranking purposes, all university CGPAs will be converted to the 4.0 OMSAS scale. For details, visit ouac.on.ca • Possession of minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance

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ANESTHESIA ASSISTANT AT

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Credential Graduate Certificate Earned 3 semesters, 42 weeks, part-time Semester 1: 14 weeks (13 weeks plus 5 days residential) Semester 2: Program 16 weeks (14 weeks plus Length 10-day residential) Semester 3: Clinical - minimum of 12 weeks (approximate, including an elective rotation external to the assigned base site) Start Date September 2019

ABOUT THE PROGRAM Michener’s Anesthesia Assistant program consists of three semesters. The cohort starts in September with a comprehensive online course over the first 13 weeks. During Week 14, the students attend an on-site five-day residency at The Michener Institute that includes sessions and evaluations. In the second term, the program consists of online collaborative learning. Students are on site one day per week for 14 weeks, plus a 10 day residency that includes sessions and evaluations in the classroom and Simulation Centre. The clinical semester is offered following successful completion of semesters one and two at their designated base site, plus one to two weeks at another site. This program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Respiratory Therapy Education (CoARTE).

ABOUT THE PROFESSION Anesthesia Assistants (AA) work in operating rooms as midlevel anesthesia providers and are part of Anesthesia Care Teams (ACT) in many facilities across Canada. The AA works under the direct supervision of the anesthesiologist and under the authority of medical directives. Significant growth in the profession is anticipated due to the aging population and associated rise in surgical procedures, including those outside of the operating room, such as interventional radiography and catheterization labs.

WHERE CAN I WORK? Most Anesthesia Assistants work in the operating rooms of a hospital, but they can also be found in post-operative care areas, pain clinics and special procedure rooms.

Application May 15, 2019 Deadline

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or Registered Nurse (RN) with two years or full-time equivalent (>4000 hours) critical care experience within the past four years (ICU, ER, NICU, PACU)

WHAT WILL I STUDY? • How to evaluate the pre, peri and postoperative patient • How to perform procedural sedation • How to manage special anesthetic considerations

A letter indicating support for clinical education from your Chief of Anesthesia Must have access to anesthesia equipment (Anesthesia Gas Machines, ICU Ventilators & monitors) throughout the course

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“The Anesthesia Assistant program is well known within Ontario and I found the instructors to be very experienced.” Brendan D. Year 1 Anesthesia Assistant Student


POST-GRADUATE PART-TIME PROGRAMS

MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING ABOUT THE PROGRAM The Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) program is a parttime program designed with the working medical radiation sciences professional in mind. This program consists of both didactic and clinical components spread across five semesters. The didactic courses are offered online. The clinical practicum consists of a mandatory five-day readiness for clinical course on-site at Michener to ensure that students are thoroughly prepared to commence their full-time clinical practicum. Graduates are eligible to write the national certification examinations conducted by the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT). Certification qualifies graduates to work across Canada and allows them to apply for registration as an MRI Technologist with the College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario (CMRTO). The MRI program is accredited by EQual (a subsidiary of Accreditation Canada).

WHAT WILL I STUDY? • Patient Care and Safety in the MRI environment • Preparing and positioning patients for their MRI examinations • Using sophisticated MRI scanners to perform complex cross-sectional imaging procedures • Applying knowledge of MRI physics and principles, cross sectional anatomy and pathology to review and analyze MRI images • Hybrid imaging and basic advanced techniques

ABOUT THE PROFESSION MRI is an imaging modality that creates images of the body using radiofrequency waves in conjunction with extremely powerful magnets. This non-invasive technique relies on the magnetic properties of atoms (rather than radiation), and provides valuable diagnostic information to aid in patient management. In recent years, MRI has undergone remarkable growth and is now widely used. MRI technologists use their communication, patient-care and collaborative skills to interact with patients and other members of the health care team. They are responsible for the safety of patients and other staff members in the Magnetic Resonance environment. Using their knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology along with the principles of MRI physics, MRI technologists operate MRI scanners to create images of a patient’s body tissues, which physicians then use as an aid to diagnose patients. The skill of the MRI technologist is extremely important in obtaining high-quality diagnostic images. MRI technologists work under the supervision of physicians and other medical personnel.

WHERE CAN I WORK? MRI Technologists find rewarding careers in clinical environments such as hospitals, mobile MR units and diagnostic imaging centres. Other career opportunities can be found in the areas of education, sales, applications and research.

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Credential Graduate Certificate Earned 19-month competency based to be completed within 3 years of acceptance Program Didactic (theory) Length component (15 weeks, Sept-Dec, part-time) and clinical semester (15 weeks, Jan-April, full-time) Start Date September 2019 Application June 15, 2019 Deadline

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Canadian applicants* must be certified and licensed as a technologist in one of the following four disciplines: • Nuclear Medicine (RTNM) • Radiological Technology (RTR) • Radiation Therapy (RTT) • Ultrasound (RDMS) Please note: a RDCS certification does not meet the admission requirements to this program. Internationally educated and trained applicants must meet the corresponding Canadian certification body international requirements • Sonography Canada’s External Candidate requirements.


BRIDGING PROGRAMS FOR INTERNATIONALLY EDUCATED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

Internationally Educated Health Professionals (IEHPs) can take advantage of The Michener Institute’s bridging programs. These applied health sciences programs are designed to: • Prepare IEHPs for their certification exams and integration • Prepare IEHPs with information on entry and integration into the Canadian health care workplace For information on application dates, admission requirements and funding, contact: Email: bridging@michener.ca Telephone: 416-596-3101 ext. 3178 or 3147 Website: www.michener.ca/bridging

PROGRAMS OFFERED

MEDICAL LABORATORY RADIOLOGICAL SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY (X-RAY) This program has been designed to help prepare internationally educated Medical Laboratory Technologists for the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) national licensing examination in Canada. In this intensive and comprehensive 16-week course, participants will gain valuable simulated laboratory experience, intensive theory review and thorough preparation for the CSMLS certification exam. The simulated laboratory courses help students obtain an understanding of Canadian laboratory science practices. This program will also fulfill all refresher course requirements from a Prior Learning Assessment (PLA).

T H E M I C H E N E R I N S T I T U T E O F E D U C AT I O N AT U H N

This program has been specifically designed to help prepare internationally educated Medical Radiological (X-ray) Technologists for the national certification examination. In this intensive 16-week course, students will participate in simulated laboratory experiences, review core theory components and obtain thorough preparation for the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) certification exam. This course integrates practical and didactic learning and consists of 11 modules, 3 exams, a review workshop and a 5-day hospital observership.


CONTINUING EDUCATION The Michener Institute of Education at UHN is committed to lifelong learning and supports students throughout their health care education and career. Michener offers a range of continuing education opportunities, including specialty courses, workshops and certificate programs to meet the needs of the health care system. Individual continuing education courses are available for review on the Michener website at michener.ca/ce. Students can register online for continuing education courses.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS Continuing Education is proud to offer a variety of certificate programs to learners including: • Clinical Laboratory Quality Manager • Clinical Management • Clinical Research • Diabetes Educator • Imaging Informatics • Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring • Leadership for Health Care Professionals

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VISIT US Ontario College Information Fair (OCIF)

Open House

October 24, 2018 • 9 am - 2 pm

Experience Michener through campus and residence tours! Learn about Michener’s various programs from recruitment representatives and current students.

November 17, 2018 October 23, 2018 • 5 pm – 9 pm 10 am @ Michener

@ Enercare Centre (Hall B), Exhibition Place, Toronto

Individual Tours/Events

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To see if Michener is visiting your school or to schedule a campus tour at Michener, visit michener.ca/tours

This Viewbook is intended to be complete and accurate; however, the Michener Institute of Education at UHN reserves the right to make changes to program availability, program length, campus locations, or curriculum, or to adjust fees, admission requirements, policies or procedures at any time. Michener would make such changes to meet competencies in the job market and/or as prescribed by its governing Ministry, or for budgetary reasons or for other reasons it deems necessary. Michener shall not accept any liability for the consequences of these changes

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Michener 2019 Viewbook  

Find out what makes the academic and student life experience at Michener unique. The Viewbook is your resource for information on full-time...

Michener 2019 Viewbook  

Find out what makes the academic and student life experience at Michener unique. The Viewbook is your resource for information on full-time...