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BCIT: Forensic Health Sciences Graduate Certificate

April 30th, 2018

Appropriate application of forensic principles has become an important component of overall patient care when the patient is a victim of trauma, sexual assault, violence or crime. The clinical management of such victims must include not only the obvious aspects of health care, but also elements of forensic significance such as the collection and protection […]

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BC Public Service Job Opportunity – Community Coroner

April 22nd, 2018

BC Public Service Public Safety and Solicitor General McBride/Valemount   Community Coroner   Are you interested in a unique, challenging part-time role in your community? Salary: $32.32 hourly – As and when required position with no designated term date The successful candidate must reside in or surrounding areas. Recruiting for a training session to be held […]

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Job Opportunity – BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS)

April 13th, 2018

As part of the provincial mental health services continuum, BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS) provides a diverse range of specialized, “one-of-a-kind” tertiary mental health and substance use services to adults across the province. These include services located at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital and six regional clinics, the Burnaby Centre for Mental Health […]

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Recognizing A Pioneer In Forensic Nursing

April 11th, 2018

Cathy Carter-Snell was recognized with the  Knowledge Mobilization Award! This award recognizes a scholar’s innovative and sustained efforts to extend their original scholarly contributions to diverse audiences. In addition to scholars and students, this may include knowledge mobilization activities targeting external community audiences, including practitioners and policy-makers.  Some examples of knowledge mobilization mediums that extend beyond […]

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BCIT Education: Introduction to Forensic Health Sciences

February 9th, 2018

Forensic health care and forensic nursing is emerging as a new concept in the medical/health care of Canada. This course will provide health care professionals and other related professionals with an introduction to the forensic health sciences and its application to clinical practice in Canada. The Criminal Code of Canada, provincial and federal laws pertaining […]

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Upcoming Education – BCIT

January 11th, 2018

FSCT 0091 – Forensic Approaches to Caring for Victims of Violence in Primary Health Care Workshop Description Workshop Description Forensic health care and trauma informed practice are emerging as new concepts in the medical/health care of Canadians. It can be a challenge for primary health care providers to care for victims of violence in a […]

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BCIT Education: FSCT 0091 – Forensic Approaches to Caring for Victims of Violence in Primary Health Care

December 12th, 2017

Workshop Description Forensic health care and trauma informed practice are emerging as new concepts in the medical/health care of Canadians. It can be a challenge for primary health care providers to care for victims of violence in a compassionate manner while also keeping in mind possible evidence collection and necessary medical care. This advanced workshop […]

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Ministry of Justice – BC Coroners Service – Job Posting

October 26th, 2017

Coroner Combine your investigative/analytical skills and communications expertise in this challenging leadership role Salary $72,000 – $100,000 annually The BC Coroners Service is responsible, under the Coroners Act, for conducting thorough, independent investigations of all factors contributing to the unexpected, unattended or unexplained deaths of persons in BC; and for issuing related recommendations to assist […]

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Ministry of Justice Opportunity – Coroner, Special Investigations

October 25th, 2017

The BC Coroners Service is responsible for conducting investigations and reviews into deaths that must be reported under the Coroners Act, and for issuing related recommendations to assist in preventing future deaths and improving community safety and quality of life for all British Columbians. The Special Investigations Coroner is a medical/legal death investigator whose primary […]

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