Hello ACCES, I am personally looking forward to 2021 and glad to have 2020 in the books with all the life changing events that it has brought to each of us.
We have just lived through one of the toughest years in our life. We all have been affected by the pandemic in one way or another ...
Our selection for the ACCES 2020 Clinical Engineering Professional of the Year is Joel McEvoy. He is currently the Interim Manager of Clinical Engineering at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, NS.
Joel started his professional journey in 1996 when he completed his Electronics Engineering Technology Diploma (top of his class) at Fanshawe College. He followed this with his Biomedical ...
For those that know or have worked with New Brunswick’s Natalie Boudreau, you can easily see that she is a driven individual focused on moving Clinical Engineering to the forefront of patient safety through technology.
Natalie was recognized by the Association of Professional Engineers Geoscientist New Brunswick (APEGNB) ...
Clinical Engineering in New Brunswick had some Covid-19 related task, but the pandemic didn’t stop healthcare from moving forward in the Province.
Clinical Engineering assisted in the opening of a new OR expansion at Moncton’s George Dumont University Hospital Center and the deployment of new patient bedside monitors in late 2020.
The Atlantic Canada Clinical Engineering Society (ACCES) has a mission to promote the clinical engineering profession within the healthcare community and to support clinical engineering professionals working in Atlantic Canada. As such, ACCES is invested in developing and promoting opportunities for continuing education, personal growth, and certification amongst its members
ACCES and the Canadian Board of Examiners invites all Engineers to get certified in Clinical Engineering this year.
The ACCES Mission Statement is “to support Clinical Engineering professionals working in Atlantic Canada. We strive to develop and promote opportunities for continuing education, personal growth, sharing of experience, adoption of standards of practice, and certification. We will represent our members to government and promote the profession within the health care community.”
CESO 2021 Annual Conference will be offered this year virtually February 8 - 12 from 12:00 - 3:00 pm EST.
The full program and the registration page can be found at www.ceso.on.ca.
The Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society (CMBES) Annual Conference is the premier event for biomedical engineering professionals in Canada. Mark your calendar for May 11th-13th 2021. The themes for this year are:
- COVID Response Innovation
- Medical Device Development
In this article of the Heartbeat Covid-19 series, we will focus on Prince Edward Island's response to the Pandemic.
Clinical Engineering assisted in establishing a multi-level treatment approach to their Emergency Rooms. From a Triage Trauma level, to multiple levels of Critical Care, to the final level deemed Safe and Secure.
In this article of the Heartbeat Covid-19 series, we will focus on Nova Scotia's response to the Pandemic.
Equipment needs in the Central Zone was initially a whirl wind as the pandemic spread across the country and the United States. Working closely with colleges in Logistics
Continuing our Heartbeat Covid-19 series, in this article we will focus on Newfoundland and Labrador's response.
Newfoundland and Labrador experienced similar challenges as other healthcare facilities across Canada. One well established service that Eastern Health would improve upon was the Virtual Care area.
ACCES is proud to announce its 2020 bursary recipients: Jesse Hare, son of ACCES member Eddie Hare (Nova Scotia); and Corey Smith, son of ACCES member Michael Smith (New Brunswick).
Biomedical and Clinical Engineering departments across Canada are celebrating the National Biomedical/Clinical Engineering Appreciation Week on May 17-23, 2020. As part of the celebrations, ACCES is once again launching a photo contest to all its registered members in Atlantic Canada.