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Manikin and Learning Laboratory Booking

Bridgepoint has a manikin torso JTW-2500 NGTube and Trach Care Simulator. It is designed for basic tracheostomy care and air way management. It is situated in Room 5.010, the Learning Laboratory. The manikin may be booked via the Academic Office. Please allow two day's notice for booking. The first use of the manikin by any user will be with one of the Nurse Educators.

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Sharps handling techniques

Available to all disciplines but of particular relevance to nurses, we offer online training in sharps handling and the management of sharps injuries. Click here to access.

Bridgepoint thanks the Toronto Academic Health Science Network for access to the quizzes on sharps handling.

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Workplace Health and Safety

Here is a link to materials provided by the Ministry of Labour covering this important topic.  This material is in addition to the Health and Safety Awareness training you will have done as part of your initial orientation training.  To view the material you should choose to "access the e-learning module".

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Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)

Again, this is additional information on the AODA.  You will already have covered aspects of this topic during orientation training.  Click here for a link to the Ontario Human Rights Commission website.

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Transfers and Lifting

Here is useful information for all students on moving patients and using the equipment provided to enable you to do this.  This is an area where injuries can occur and attention to training and Unit procedures will be of especial value.

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Clinical Information Resources

Bridgepoint has a well-stocked clinical library, open 24/7 with your access card. Located at M.106 by the Main Entrance, the facility includes computers, printer, lockable charging stations, study carrels and a quiet meeting place. Nursing Groups have a short session on the resources available as part of their InService training. 

For a list of training sessions please see the Calendar on the top page of the Bridgepoint Portal.   Patricia Petruga, in the Health Science Library, is available for one to one training on the databases or a review of our resources. Contact her for more information at ext. 2436.