Upcoming Events

Canada Patient Safety Week
annually, last event was held October 24-26th, 2016

The theme for Canada Patient Safety Week 2016 was "Ask, Listen and Talk". In Canada, an estimated 30,000 patients die from preventable incidences or medical errors each year. To raise awareness of patient safety, October 24 and 25th School of Health Sciences hosted its semi-annual patient safety workshops for students and faculty (SE2 – TSQ A+B). Learn more about the Canadian Patient Institute.

SoHS Students Power Hours
Nov 2016 - Spring 2017

Do you want to learn more about the newest trends in healthcare? The School of Health Sciences students have created the "Power Hour". This unique opportunity brings healthcare experts to BCIT to share insights, and links SoHS students with industry. This year we have:


Bugs Are Us (Registration for this event is FULL)
Dr Brett Finley
January 23rd 11:30 - 12:30
SE2 Great Hall

Medical Assistance in Dying
February 21st 11:30 - 12:30
SE2 Great Hall

Healthy Dying

March 20th 11:30 - 12:30
SE2 Council Chambers

Fentanyl Crisis
April 10th 11:30 - 12:30
SE2 Great Hall

When Things Go Wrong - Incident Investigation in the Healthcare Setting
May 9th 11:30 - 12:30
SW3 1750

For more information please contact ipe@bcit.ca.