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The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences

The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences

May 25, 2010 07:00 ET

Media invitation/REMINDER: Inauguration of the CAE/Michener Centre for the Advancement of Simulation and Education

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 25, 2010) - CAE Healthcare and The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences are celebrating the inauguration of one of Canada's largest simulation education centres for healthcare practitioners. The public opening of The CAE/Michener Centre for the Advancement of Simulation and Education will be commemorated on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. When fully operational, the centre is expected to educate more than 1,500 students and healthcare practitioners per year.

The aviation simulation-based training model is becoming universally recognized as one of the most effective ways to prepare healthcare professionals to respond to critical situations while reducing the overall risk to patients. Michener is collaborating with CAE to draw on CAE's vast aviation simulation expertise and combine it with Michener's innovative curriculum to create best-practices in team-based healthcare simulation and deliver innovative education, technologies and service solutions in order to help improve safety and efficiency in healthcare.

With over 20,000 square feet, the CAE/Michener Centre for the Advancement of Simulation and Education is one of the largest simulation-based learning centres in Canada. The simulation centre provides simulation studios as well as simulation-based workshops, courses and programs.

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WHAT: Inauguration of the CAE/Michener Centre for the Advancement of Simulation and Education
 
WHO: Dr. Paul Gamble, President and CEO of The Michener Institute Mr. Marc Parent, President and CEO of CAE
Mr. Bas Balkissoon, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Health and Long- Term Care
 
WHEN: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 2 p.m.
To make an appointment to visit the centre earlier call contacts below
 
WHERE: The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences 222 St. Patrick Street, Toronto
(University and Dundas)

Contact Information

  • CAE
    Pascale Alpha
    Director, Global communications
    514-340-5475
    Cell: 514-833-3477
    alpha@cae.com

    The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences
    Katie Schrank
    416-596-3101 x3482
    kschrank@michener.ca