School of Health Sciences News
Sask Polytech alum show off their skills in new docu-seriesCommunications and Marketing - April 17, 2018
On any given night, paramedics across Saskatoon encounter a variety of real-life emergency situations and care for people in a time of great need. Now you can see first-hand what those paramedics, many of whom are Sask Polytech grads, experience every night on a new televised docu-series called Paramedics: Emergency Response.
Over 100 students and professionals volunteer at seventh annual Dental DayCommunications and Marketing - April 16, 2018
April 16, 2018 – Regina was all smiles at the seventh annual Dental Day and Dental Hygiene Day. The event saw Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting diploma students partnering with the Regina Food Bank and the Regina Open Door Society, to open a dental clinic for those in the community who need a checkup, cleaning and other dental work including fillings, root canals and extractions.
Student-run dental clinics help those in needCommunications and Marketing - February 20, 2018
Student-run dental clinics help those in need Clinic is held at the Regina Food Bank and Regina Open Door Society multiple times a year For more than seven years, second-year dental hygiene students have been visiting the Regina Food Bank up to six times a year to provide oral health evaluations and provide oral hygiene instruction, to support those in need, free of cost. “This is an essential service as many of these clients do not access dentistry as they have many barriers,” says Dental Hygiene instructor and organizer of the dental clinic info days, Dean Lefebvre. “We go to them and provide them with free aids.”
Partnering for hands-on experienceCommunications and Marketing - January 22, 2018
First responders must be prepared for and ready to react to any possible emergency situation, many of which are people’s worst fears. And on December 12, 2017, Sask Polytech, the Regina Police Service (RPS) and STARS came together through a simulated armed intruder exercise that saw each agency achieve a number of learning objectives.