Registration for Fall 2013 now closed.
Applications for Winter 2014 now being accepted.
Citizenship and Immigration Canada funding is available in 2013 -14 for a number of internationally educated health professionals (IEHPs) who have Permanent Resident status. Funding covers the tuition fee, course materials and transportation. IEHPs who are Canadian citizens are welcome to apply but cannot be funded.
What is Communication Skills for Health Professionals?
CSHP is a non-credit 12 week (270 hour) course that assists internationally educated health professionals increase their cultural competence, communication skills and strategies, and language to work effectively with culturally diverse clients and colleagues.
From September 2012, the same course will be offered at MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta. The course is also offered at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, British Columbia as Professional Communication for Internationally Educated Health Professionals.
Who can apply?
This course is aimed at internationally educated Midwives, Nurses and Physicians who want to improve their English language proficiency, professional communication skills, and understanding of professional workplace culture in order to:
• access bridging programs specific to their professional discipline,
• improve their employment options in a Canadian healthcare context,
• take competency exams in their field, and/or
• receive an orientation to the Canadian healthcare system.
Application Information Who can apply?
CSHP Program Information Course Information, Dates and Schedule
Optional Online Courses English for Health website
Professional Success Testimonials
Resources Reports and Useful Links
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