Daily Media Digest October 29, 2019

A novel approach to teaching nursing students about opioids

University Affairs
“The Sim Team consists of professors from Ontario Tech, Durham College, Nipissing University and York University. Dr. Coffey says they focus on […]”
TAGS: healthcare program, nurse training, opioid crisis

Pumped up: These 3D printers create perfect models of life-sized human hearts, spines and other …

“The 3D printers are part of the Lynn & Arnold Irwin Advanced Perioperative Imaging Lab at the University Health Network’s Peter Munk Cardiac Centre […]”
TAGS: 3D printing, medical imaging, computer modelling

Study finds ‘scarce evidence’ to support cannabis as a treatment for mental health disorders

“Although many people use cannabis to help with symptoms of anxiety and depression, there’s not much evidence to support that use, according to a […]”
TAGS: cannabis, CBD, mental health treatment

Why you should ask health providers if they’ve had their flu shot yet
“You can get a flu shot from a clinic, from a public health office, from any … She added that the uptake is slightly higher at the IWK Health Centre, where […]”
TAGS: influenza season, flu shot, community health

Ottawa Medical Physics Institute at Carleton Celebrates 30 Years

Carleton Newsroom (press release)
“The Ottawa Medical Physics Institute (OMPI) at Carleton University connects more than 40 local medical physicists and associate scientists from […]”
TAGS: collaborative learning, medical technology, innovative technologies