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Professional Practice - Mentorship


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Mentorship is the process of learning from one another in order to develop skills and knowledge professional growth. Mentorship is an opportunity for experts to share their professional knowledge and expertise with others who are less experienced. A mentor is knowledgably, emphatic and patient. Essential to our nursing profession, mentors challenge us to think critically. They play a crucial role in our personal and professional development.

 

Here at Mackenzie Health, we understand the challenges nurses face in today’s fast pace health environment. Our goal is to support you, regardless of the level of your experience. We want you to make Mackenzie Health your “career” home.

 

We have developed a nursing Mentorship program for newly hired nurses to help them transition into their new roles. The goal of the mentorship program is to promote clinical excellence, professional development and improve the quality of care and patient outcomes. It is more than an orientation program; it is a commitment to organizational long term growth and staff retention. Here at Mackenzie health, we advocate for an environment supportive of nursing and nurses and foster your personal and professional growth.

 

Our Nursing mentorship program is a comprehensive 9 days mentorship program using lectures, discussions and experiential teaching/learning methods. It is an ideal opportunity to meet some of the leaders at our organization and gain valuable insight about nursing practices at our organization.

 

Some of the topics covered during mentorship are:

  • Professional Practice
  • Senior’s Health
  • Ethics
  • Client Centered Care and Therapeutic Relationships
  • IPAC
  • Patient safety and Risk management
  • Mental Health and Safety
  • Least restraint
  • Lift Techniques
  • Medication Administration
  • Blood and Blood Products
  • Medication system / HMM
  • Corporate Medical Directives
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes Education
  • Vascular Access & Infusion Therapy
  • Central Venous Access Devices (CVADs)
  • Symbiq Infusion Pumps
  • Total Parental Nutrition (TPN)
  • Stroke
  • UTI
  • Pain Management
  • HTN
  • 3Ds (Delirium, Dementia and Depression)
  • Falls Preventions
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Oral care
  • CCRT (Critical Care response Team)
  • Code Blue
  • Chest Tubes
  • Computer Training
  • Online Learning (iLearn)
  • Medwroks and RM&R
  • Endo of life care
  • Wounds and Ostomies
Mackenzie Health / 10 Trench St. Richmond Hill, On. L4C 4Z3 / Richmond Hill Line: 905-883-1212 or Vaughan Line: 905-832-4554 / TTY Service: 905-883-2123
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