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2020

Photo of two people. One person standing and the other person is in a motorized wheelchair.January 7 – Inaugural Winter SoHS Student Orientation – “It’s all about the patient”
Goals include: building a sense of the interprofessional community amongst the incoming classes from multiple programs, connecting new students, faculty and staff and streamlining/standardizing orientation. Guest speakers introduce a patient centered journey – Jim Ryan.

2019

October 28–November 1 – Canada Patient Safety Week
The School of Health Sciences hosted its semi-annual patient safety workshops for students and faculty. Silent epidemic: 28,000 Canadians die from preventable harm when receiving care, each year.

September 7 – SOHS Student Orientation – 2nd iteration

2018

October 31 – To Err is Human Advanced Screening

September 4 – Inaugural Fall SOHS Student Orientation
Provides information and resources to students from 12–16 programs. Builds sense of community.

2017

May 16 – Health Sciences Research & Scholarship Day: Collaboration for Innovation
Keynote: Dr John Gilbert

SOHS Student Power Hour: Healthcare experts share insights from industry

October 27 – The Future of Health is Now – Michael Bidu – CEO Interface

May 9 – When Things Go Wrong – Incident Investigation in the Healthcare Setting

April 10 – Fentanyl Crisis

March 20 – Healthy Dying

February 21 – Medical Assistance in Dying

January 23 – Bugs Are Us – Dr. Brett Finley

2016

SOHS Student Power Hour: Healthcare experts share insights from industry

November 7 – Community Engagement: Saori Yamamoto – Community Engagement Advisory
Network (CEAN) Coordinator at VCH

October 24–26Canada Patient Safety Week – Annual event
The School of Health Sciences hosted its semi-annual patient safety workshops for students and faculty.

SeptemberSOHS Pre-Health program: Introduction to Health Sciences and Health Care
Collaborative initiative between BCIT and the Burnaby School District that transitions interested high school students to post secondary.

April 9–10 – Discover BCIT Open House
Faculty, staff and students from across the school collaborated on “Journeys” to provide the public and potential students the ability to walk through the many health professions a single patient might encounter in the health care system

January – Interprofessional /International Experiences
Two Prosthetics and Orthotics students, along with their instructor Yvonne Jeffrey, travelled to India for a clinical placement.