Category: Health Care

How to Become a Certified Dental Hygienist in Ontario

How to Become a Certified Dental Hygienist in Ontario

To become a Dental Hygienist in Canada you must attend post secondary school. Dental hygiene is offered at a diploma and postgraduate level. However, postgraduates need a minimum of a year of work experience. List of Colleges in Ontario offering


Dental Hygienist

Dental Hygienist Ontario

What is a Dental Hygienist? A dental hygienist is a licensed primary healthcare professional who works in the field of dentistry. They work under the direction of other dental professionals, and are trained and educated in the prevention and treatment


Reading and Understanding Medical Texts – Answer Key to Proofreading Exercise

Reading and Understanding Medical Texts

Answer Key to Proofreading Exercise The text of the exercise is repeated below and the errors are underlined. Move your mouse over each underlined word to get a little box with the relevant explanation. One of the most common serious


How to Look for, Land, and Keep a Job in the Canadian Workplace

About the Speaker: Dave Lovelock in facts and numbers  How do you feel about Job Hunting? Don’t turn your back on this fact…the workplace is changing. It is a short-term world out there…so, stay flexible! Job Search Myth 1: All


Introduction to Sector Councils

The Alliance of Sector Councils The Alliance of Sector Councils (TASC) is a national coordinating body of 29 sector councils representing a wide range of industries in Canada . Its role is to analyze and address sector-wide human resources issues in order


Foreign-Trained Optometrists in Canada

Foreign-Trained Optometrists in Canada

Introduction Major Duties Qualifications and Requirements Compensation Who are the employers? Job Prospects Links Introduction Optometrists are primary healthcare providers who specialize in the examination of people’s eyes to diagnose vision problems and diseases of the eyes. Optometrists test for


Written Communication – Proofreading: Heart Disease

Proofreading: Heart Disease Proofreading (reading over a document, sometimes several times, to look for and correct errors in spelling, grammar and content) is a very important skill which can be developed with practice. Your task  Read the two paragraphs of


Understanding and Using Active Verbs Paraphrasing: Allergic Conditions

Paraphrasing: Allergic Conditions Introduction An example Improving this skill Hands-on exercise: allergic conditions Introduction  To paraphrase a statement is to restate it using different words and/or grammar while keeping the same meaning. You can paraphrase a statement at the same


Understanding and Using Active Verbs – Answer key to Understanding and Using Active Verbs

Answer key to Understanding and Using Active Verbs 1) administer b a) put 2) preserve m b) give (first aid, etc.) 3) assess n c) go with 4) arrange o d) recognize differences 5) ensure p e) find out the facts about something 6) maintain q


Understanding and Using Active Verbs

Giving Instructions on Medical Procedures:  Health care practitioners who deal directly with patients are constantly called upon to give instructions. Ideally, you will use terms that the patient and/or the caregivers will understand. In many cases, you will need to