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What does a medical secretary do?

This person performs various administrative tasks such as making appointments, entering and filing medical documents to ensure effective functioning with managers and health professionals. The medical secretary performs a variety of tasks, including welcoming patients and setting up appointments with doctors. She opens the mail and prepares correspondence. She answers the phone, directs emails and […]


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Special Educator – an Important Role

As a psychologist, the special educator is trained to understand the person. But their objective is not to understand the causes of an illness. “We want to foster the patient’s adaptation in their everyday life,” says Mélanie L’Heureux Lapalme, psychoeducator and teacher at Cégep de Montmorency in Special Education Techniques (TES). In fact, a special […]


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Why Do a Master’s or Doctorate Degree in Nursing?

It is often mistakenly thought that studying to become a nurse or to work in the nursing field is limited to a college diploma or Bachelor’s degree. However, there is also the Master’s and Doctorate degree! So what are the specializations, research areas and job opportunities? We talk about this with Caroline Larue, vice-dean of […]


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Dental Hygienists Do a Lot More Than “Cleaning”

Popular perception still often incorrectly confuses assistant and dental hygienist, limiting these oral health professionals to a function as a second pair of hands for the dentist. However, in the clinic dental hygienists play a crucial role with many responsibilities. The Ordre des hygiénistes dentaires du Québec presents the main lines of the profession. “Prevention […]


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Ambulance Attendant, a Dream Job for the Empathetic Sportsman

The shortage of ambulance attendants is being felt in many regions of Canada. Overview of the qualities required to become a prehospital emergency care technician. Do you want a profession that combines adrenalin and empathy, the joy of driving and a passion for health? “Those who have this profile are assured of finding work immediately […]


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Occupational Therapist – What Are Their Working Conditions?

With the ageing of the population, certain fields are going to be more in demand. This is the case for occupational therapy, which is growing across the country. There are many job offers. It is estimated that 98% of graduates find a job when they complete their training. Since 2009, a bachelor’s degree with a […]


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What training is needed to become a medical secretary?

The medical secretary profession is increasingly popular in Quebec. What training can be taken to start or re-orient a career as a medical secretary? The profession of medical secretary opens the doors to hospitals, community health centres, private clinics and doctor’s offices. For those who love science and the health field, it’s the perfect choice! […]


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