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  •  Preparing Students for Tomorrow’s Workplace

    Preparing Students for Tomorrow’s Workplace - Think about how your job has changed since your first day. Assuming you have been in your position for more than a few weeks or months, it would not be surprising if many aspects are different—and that a good number of the changes were driven by technology. So, have you ever stopped and wondered what the future might hold? Or more specifically, how technology will impact your job in the coming years?

  • Building rewarding careers for women in trades

    Building rewarding careers for women in trades - Building rewarding careers for women in trades WITT program support can be a key to success When Carla Milleker finished her plumbing certificate at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, she wasn’t sure where she’d find work. But as luck would have it, All-Rite Plumbing in Emerald Park, Saskatchewan needed employees at the same time and hired her before she even became an apprentice.

  • Developing training solutions with impact

    Developing training solutions with impact - Developing training solutions with impact Sask Polytech is a leader in providing quality education, online As industries work to incorporate new technologies, adapt to new regulations and account for an aging workforce, the training needs of each industry also begin to change. In an effort to respond to these changing needs and provide industry with the training solutions that support their business, Sask Polytech has taken things online.

  • 2017 Saskatchewan Polytechnic Employee Awards

    2017 Saskatchewan Polytechnic Employee Awards - Because of the dedication and commitment of its employees, Saskatchewan Polytechnic has achieved a solid reputation for providing students with high-quality employment-focused education. Our applied research activities, our connections to industry, and our focus on work-integrated learning have earned us respect and recognition on both a national and an international level. “Every year, Sask Polytech celebrates the outstanding achievements and leadership from a number of employees who have demonstrated the ability to go above and beyond in their work,” says Dr. Larry Rosia, president and CEO. “The contributions made by these individuals help to ensure our graduates find success in their educational and career goals.”

Registered Nurses Navigate Through Complex Health Care System

Registered Nurses Navigate Through Complex Health Care System

Communications and Marketing - May 9, 2016

JONATHAN HAMELIN POST M E D I A C O N T E N T W ORKS Many Saskatchewan residents are confident that their registered nurses (RNs) and RN nurse practitioners RN(NP)s can help them navigate through Saskatchewan's complex and always changing health care system. This is based on information obtained from the 2016 Saskatchewan Registered Nurses' Association's (SRNA) biennial survey - RNs: Practice and Perception Research Report, conducted by Strategian.

tags: School of Nursing


Sask Polytech Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing program opens doors and improves patient care

Sask Polytech Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing program opens doors and improves patient care

Communications and Marketing - May 9, 2016

One of Amanda Rowley's favourite quotes is, “A year from now, you'll wish you had started today.” It's a quote she seems to live by, and it's served her well. Rowley is a community mental health nurse working in Unity, Saskatchewan. She also teaches nursing students at the University of Saskatchewan. The teaching position wouldn't have been possible had she not earned her bachelor's degree in psychiatric nursing at Saskatchewan Polytechnic.

tags: School of Nursing, Successful careers


Multi-institution partnership pilots Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing courses in North Battleford

Multi-institution partnership pilots Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing courses in North Battleford

Communications and Marketing - April 19, 2016

Increasing access to education improves opportunities for students April 19, 2016 - In collaboration with Prairie North Health Region and North West College, Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Regina are piloting fourth year nursing courses of the Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (SCBScN) program in North Battleford. By expanding program offerings into more communities, students are able to access more experiential education opportunities and achieve career success.

tags: News, School of Nursing


Sask Polytech hosts interprofessional simulated code blue scenario

Sask Polytech hosts interprofessional simulated code blue scenario

Communications and Marketing - March 17, 2016

Saskatchewan Polytechnic hosted a mock code blue scenario at the Prince Albert campus simulation centre. The interdisciplinary scenario, a partnership with Prince Albert Parkland Health Region and Parkland Ambulance, required a code team to rush to a specific location and begin immediate resuscitative efforts on a patient in cardiac arrest.

tags: News, School of Nursing, Pursuing excellence


A pledge for ethical care

A pledge for ethical care

Communications and Marketing - March 11, 2016

Each year, at the end of November, a new group of nursing students stand together to say nine powerful statements as a pledge to professionalism in their chosen career and providing ethical care. As part of the Foundations of Care: A Developing Professional class, it marks the beginning of a lifelong dedication to principled practice and knowledge.

tags: Academic, School of Nursing, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence


Sask Polytech, uRegina, uSask spotlight nursing education, research, practice

Sask Polytech, uRegina, uSask spotlight nursing education, research, practice

Communications and Marketing - February 16, 2016

Annual conference hosted in Saskatoon for nursing faculty from across Western Canada February 16, 2016 - Nursing faculty from across Western and North-Western Canada will be gathering in Saskatoon from February 17 to 19 as part of the Western and North-Western Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (WNRCASN) annual conference, co-hosted this year by Saskatchewan Polytechnic, the University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan.

tags: School of Nursing, Pursuing excellence


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