Understanding the Canadian Health Care System

Using a variety of classroom activities; such as lectures, role-play, case studies and group discussion, participants will have the opportunity to become familiar with the Canadian health care system, context and culture.

This course will focus on:

  • The federal and provincial governments’ involvement in health care.
  • Cultural competence, communications, patient centered practice and safety.
  • Ethics in health care.
  • Working with other health care professionals.
  • The importance of professionalism and lifelong learning.