Sciences provides high quality, diverse and innovative approaches to learning and research through the use of a holistic view of health, informed by interactions among researchers, practitioners and community members. Our faculty are committed to excellence in teaching and learning, and strive to create educational opportunities through experiential and research-focused learning. We encourage leadership among our students, staff and faculty, enabling them to apply knowledge to improve and promote health among local, regional, national and global communities.
The third day of visiting partner agencies. Like yesterday, it is all about participating in all the activities.
Psychology is the study of behaviour, feelings and thinking. Psychologists study the biopsychosocial and developmental mechanisms and processes that regulate the behaviour of individuals.
This session delves into the brain, how it works and thinks and how to fool it.
For some the most interesting part of this study period is the dissection lab.
This at home lab is like the others, not a mandatory part of the program. This lab in particular is a challenge as outlinted in the "DOING SCIENCE" outline. Having said that, read on and discover more about the intersteller traveller that is waiting for you just outside your door.
A hands on workshop with models and dissection in the Health Sciences Anatomy Lab. This included dissecting rats, examining sheep brains and goat hearts. Not for the faint of heart...which includes this author. But upon investigation this article best explains the benefits of dissection.
Lab exploration in which you explore chemistry to assist the body which is the basis for Pharmacology.
Team competitions to manufacture a chemical susbstance with grading results posted at the conclusion of the session.
The goal of cultural safety is for all people to feel respected and safe when they interact with the health care system. Culturally safe health care services are free of racism and discrimination. People are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community.