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Health Care Team Challenge: November 7th, 2015!

The Health Care Team Challenge™ is an interprofessional student team competition that puts your clinical knowledge and interprofessional teamwork skills to the test!

How it works:
All teams will be provided the same case stem two weeks before the competition. Teams will meet, discuss the case, prepare a care plan, and present it on the day of the event – easy, right?

But patient care is never simple, and as their health and circumstances change, so must the care we provide. Subsequent parts of the case will be given at the competition, encouraging on-the-spot problem solving, collaboration, decision making, and a healthy dose of improvisation.

Teams are allowed to research their cases and consult a clinician or faculty advisor if needed.

Registration: (Team or Individual) 

Apply here by October 23 before 11:59 p.m!

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HSSA VP Marketing: Applications open!

Do you have a creative side?  Interested in graphic design and social media communications? Do you want to be more involved in events with students from other health professions? Look no further! HSSA executive is looking to fill the position of VP Marketing!

Please read the following document for more information on the roles and responsibilities: VP Marketing Position Summary 2015

Fill out the following application form [Candidate Information and Declaration Form] and email it to hssa@ualberta.ca with the subject [VP Marketing Application] before Sept 18, 2015 at 11:59 pm

Bi-Election will be held at the regular HSSA council meeting on Wednesday, Sept 23, 2015 at 5:00 pm in ECHA 1-441. Candidates must prepare a 2 minute(maximum) speech as to what qualifies them for the position and what makes them the best candidate. Results of the General Council vote will be provided that evening.

HSSA Lock and Key Party

THE ANNUAL HSSA LOCK AND KEY PARTY IS BACK!
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 11TH. 2015

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:: OVERVIEW ::

Friday, September 11, 2015
The Old Strathcona Rack (10544 Whyte Ave NW Edmonton, AB T6E 4E4)

9:30PM – 2:00AM
Come EARLY to avoid line ups and purchase your lanyard and lock/key!
Meet and make new friends from medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, medical laboratory sciences, rehabilitation medicine, nutrition and food sciences, public health, and radiation therapy at this interdisciplinary night out!

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Alberta Interprofessional Conference – About the Speakers!

Get excited for the 2015 Alberta Interprofessional Conference! This year’s theme: The Future of Healthcare!

We have some great speakers coming from different health science disciplines to provide a rounded perspective on the future of healthcare. As health science students, this theme is extremely relevant to us. Keep reading for a teaser of what you can expect from the presentations by these health professionals!

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[Event] Alberta Interprofessional Conference – The Future of Healthcare

AIC is back!

The University of Alberta Health Sciences Students’ Association (HSSA) would like to invite you to attend and participate in our annual Alberta Interprofessional Conference (AIC) on March 21 and 22, 2015 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

AIC is a conference that brings together students, faculty and health professionals of all health sciences backgrounds from all over Alberta to learn about and discuss recent advancements in healthcare from an interdisciplinary point of view. It is a one-of-a-kind event organized by students, for students to give them the opportunity to learn, teach, and collaborate with other healthcare professionals in the province. Our theme this year, The Future of Health Care, will focus on the changing practices in health care, the move towards increasing collaboration between disciplines, and different technologies and policies to promote these changes.

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[EVENT] Healthwave 2015!

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Friday :: February 6 :: 2015

HEALTHWAVE is making s SPLASH this year at the WORLD WATER PARK!

Featuring a SPECIAL LIVE DJ and PHOTO SCAVENGER HUNT, join over 2000 Health Sciences students and friends for an interdisciplinary night out!

Details below!

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[EVENT] Health Care Team Challenge 2015!

The Health Care Team Challenge is an interprofessional student team competition that puts your clinical knowledge and interprofessional teamwork skills to the test! The competition will take place on JANUARY 31, 2015!

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[EVENT] Interdisciplinary Blood Drive COMPETITION (Oct-Nov)

HSSA is hosting our 3rd annual INTERDISCIPLINARY BLOOD DRIVE COMPETITION now! Running for 2 whole months this year, health science students have more opportunity to show their faculty pride in a friendly competition while doing something good for the Canadian Blood Services.

Prizes will be awarded to the faculty with the highest percentage of participants!! A binder with the HSSA logo will be present at the front desk of the blood clinic to record your name and faculty.

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[EVENT] LOCK & KEY PARTY 4 (SEP 26, 2014)

Following HSSA’s tradition, TOMORROW (Sept 26) will be our 4th annual LOCK & KEY PARTY!

This is our interdisciplinary night life event, but this year, it’s open to students from all other faculties at the U of A!

We have awesome prizes again this year, including: Marmot Ski – two one-day ski passes

Tickets for entry are FREE (Grab them from an interdisciplinary rep, the HSSA office, or the IP Launch table tomorrow in ECHA from 10am-3pm). The lock/key is $5 at The Pint.

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HSSA Event – Healthwave 2014

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Friday :: March 21 :: 2014

HEALTHWAVE IS BIGGER and BETTER this year at the WORLD WATERPARK!

Featuring a SPECIAL LIVE DJ and revamped PHOTO SCAVENGER HUNT, join over 2000 Health Sciences students and friends for an interdisciplinary night out!

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