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    Saskatchewan Polytechnic collaborative research puts patients first

    Saskatchewan Polytechnic collaborative research puts patients first

    Communications and Marketing - October 24, 2017

    Saskatchewan Polytechnic collaborative research puts patients first Patient-oriented research is becoming the norm for health related research, and for good reasons. It focuses on patient priorities and outcomes and includes patients as active collaborators throughout the research process. “Patient-oriented research engages patients as partners and improves patient outcomes,” says Dr. Susan Blum, associate vice-president, Applied Research and Innovation. “This innovative, applied approach aims to improve Saskatchewan’s healthcare systems and practices.”

    tags: News, School of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, Pursuing excellence, applied research


    The best tool for learning veterinary technologist skills is a horse; of course

    The best tool for learning veterinary technologist skills is a horse; of course

    Communications and Marketing - April 18, 2017

    The best tool for learning veterinary technologist skills is a horse; of course Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Veterinary Technology program is the first one in North America to be home to a full sized simulation horse model A new teaching tool has arrived in the Veterinary Technology program at Saskatoon campus. It’s a prototype simulated horse that was developed in collaboration with the Veterinary Simulation Industries of Calgary. Her name is Dobbin and she’s life-like in nearly every way — she’s the same size as a horse, has palpable body parts and accessible veins.

    tags: News, Saskatoon, School of Health Sciences, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence, applied research


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