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Webinar Thankyou

Lean by Design 

Presented by Kathy Winter

Sponsored by GE Healthcare & ACCES

Thanks to GE & Kathy for presenting this very topical Webinar. Also a special thanks to all those that attended this Webinar. With your support we had a record number of attendees just over 100.

Click here to see more information on this Webinar.

The regular members of ACCES (those in Atlantic Canada) are eligible for our learn and win program. All you need to do is complete our simple Quiz on this Webinar within the next 7 days

Click here to go directly to this Quiz.

For those Associate members (those outside Atlantic Canada) you can still complete the Quiz and our website will generate a beautiful certificate suitable for printing framing and/or continuing education requirements.

For those non members that are curious about the quiz and would like to give it a try, just create an account on our website. Once you complete the sign up process you will receive an account activation link at the Email address you provided. By following this link you will get one free visit to our website. During your visit feel free to try the quiz and take a look around our website. It is our hope that you like what you learn about ACCES and will consider joining our Society.

Lift Load and Accessories Available

altThe Health Association Nova Scotia (HANS) Clinical Engineering Service is pleased to announce we are now able to offer our Lift Load Mark III and accessories for sale to other CE groups. We have been developing the product for more than 3 years, in conjunction with Stantec Engineering and Quality Machining, and it is now a mature and professional platform and warrantied for a full year from time of delivery. We have 5 of these in service with our teams and have just shipped our first system and accessories to the Regina General Hospital.

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ACCES Profiled in TechNation

ACCES was profiled in the October 2012 edition of TechNation with circulation of ~25,000.  This profile article provides a good overview of our organization. TechNation is a US publication dedicated to Biomedical Engineering. It is a informative Biomed Publication with both a hardcopy and an online version of the magazine available.

Click here to see the Article on the techNation website.

Click here to download a PDF of the article.pdf

icon ACCES members can download a copy here. (443.91 kB)

Webinars Go International

This year in addition to encouraging ACCES members in Atlantic Canada to attend our Webinars via the Learn and Win Program we are making an increased effort to attract those from outside Atlantic Canada. As our promotional mailings indicate; ACCES Webinars are free to anyone, anywhere evolved in the Biomedical and Clinical Engineering profession.

I was very please when I saw a Ian Bowen register with a New Zealand Email domain. Thinking this would make a great article for our website I contacted Ian and discovered he was indeed located in New Zealand. Ian was kind enough to tell me about the work he does and even provided a few pictures of himself and co-workers.

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Certificates

Starting in fall 2012 ACCES is offering our members certificates for our Webinars. These certificates can be put toward your continuing education requirements,or framed and hung if you desire. To obtain a certificate you must successfully complete a short quiz on one of our Webinars. After each new Webinar we will be posting a Quiz on that Webinar and a link to the quiz will be given during the Webinar.

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What is HTM

Health Technology Management, a new moniker for Biomedical and Clinical Engineering departments.

Admittedly, when I first ran across this acronym my thoughts where, “Great just what this field needs, another name”. If not being able to decide if we where Biomedical Departments or Clinical Engineering Departments wasn’t bad enough lets start calling our field something altogether different.

After attended a recent AAMI sponsored webinar HTM Leadership. I had to rethink the whole subject.

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Job Board

The latest addition to the ACCES website is a full function Job Board. You will see any new job posting scrolling in top left corner just above the Main Menu.

Employers can post jobs to our website, and any posting can be freely viewed by the public.

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Biomedical Technology Training

The CCNB (Community College New Brunswick) Bathurst is now offering a Biomedical Technology training program. This is in addition to the French only program they offer.

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