Please visit the Rehab ThankQ page to find out more about ThankQ and to give towards a class gift
Queen’s has helped shape our future and to show our appreciation, we have the opportunity to give back and positively impact the Queen’s Rehab experience for future students.
Through ThankQ – a student run initiative carried out by graduating classes across faculties – we have an opportunity to leave a mark by donating towards a gift of our choice for Queen’s Rehab. Our donations will not only help future students, but will represent the spirit, generosity, and pride of the Class of 2013.
Show future students what the OT and PT classes of 2013 can do and give to make a difference! Let's give the world of rehab another reminder why we are the best graduating class of PT and OT yet!
Every year the Rehab Therapy Society Council presents 3 awards at the Rehab Formal. A call for nominations for award recipients is now open for the Rehab classes of 2013 . Check your emails for award descriptions and the nomination ballot form. Deadline for nomination submission is Sunday, January 20th. All Rehab 2013 students are eligible to makes nominations. Please submit nominations to the Rehab Therapy Society Council at firstname.lastname@example.org.
#1 - The Rehabilitation Therapy Society Award
The Rehabilitation Therapy Society Award is the highest honour that can be paid for valuable and distinguished service to the School of Rehabilitation Therapy in extracurricular activities (excluding varsity sports). A maximum of two awards will be presented (one from each discipline). Who do you think has gone above and beyond?
#2 – The Blue Star Award
The Blue Star Award shall be presented to one professor/instructor from the Occupational Therapy program and one professor/instructor from the Physical Therapy program in recognition of excellence in teaching. Anyone who has taught a course or a major component of a course is eligible for nomination and selection of this award. Who has made exceptional, positive contributions to your learning here in the past 2 years?
#3 – Helen Chan Award of Merit
The Helen Chan Award of Merit (HCAM) shall be presented to any student(s) who has/have demonstrated outstanding involvement in intramurals for the past academic year. A maximum of two students will be presented with the award annually (one from each discipline). Who do we always see on the field/ in the pool/ on the court!?
Merch orders are in so please come by the lobby of LDA on Thursday December 6th at 5:30-7:30 to pick up your order. If you can't come on that day, the next pick up date will be the second week in January.
Miranda (OT) and Clare (PT)
Queen's Annual Health Care Team Challenge will take place on Saturday, November 24th from 9 am - noon, at the School of Medicine, Room 132A.
The Health Care Team Challenge (HCTC) is an interprofessional education event promoting collaborative teamwork.Three teams of students face off in a friendly competition to showcase their knowledge of interprofessional competencies and client/patient/family-centred care.This year’s virtual case was developed by the Specialized Geriatric Services team at St. Mary’s of the Lake Hospital.
Please consider supporting your classmates the day of the challenge!
May the best team win!
The Campaign to Control Cancer would like to invite you to an upcoming workshop on cancer control and campus health advocacy Thursday, November 1, 2012 from 5PM to 8 PM. The workshop will be located in the new Medical Building (Rm. Number NMB021). Dinner will be provided as part of the workshop.
The purpose of the workshop is to engage our campus action team from Queens University in a hands on student leadership training where students will be given a unique opportunity to design and plan cancer prevention and health promotion campaigns on their campus.
Space is limited so please RSVP at your earliest convenience to email@example.com
All the best,
Campaign to Control Cancer
For the third year in a row, QJBC is excited to inform you that in celebration of Canadian Patient Safety Week, we will be running our interprofessional "Room of Horrors" event.
The event will take place on Thursday November 1st 2012 and will run between the hours of 4:30-7:30 (Please note, this will only take students 30 minutes). This event is open to students in all years from Nursing, Medicine, Rehabilitation disciplines, and pharmacy residents and staff.
The inter-professional teams will collaborate to identify potential adverse events in the Faculty of Health Sciences Patient Simulation Lab. The purpose is to increase students' awareness of patient and provider safety in an effort to build a safer health system for Canadians.
Last year was a great turnout and we are hoping for the same this year!
For more information, please check out the flyer below.
QPHIG Presentation: Building Healthy Policy on Campus,
Tuesday October 30th at 5pm
New Medical Building Rm 021
Megan Laan, KFL&A Public Health and Cheng Zhou, Engaging Emerging Leaders in Cancer Control
This session will cover the beginnings of KFL&A Public Health’s work on preventing skin cancer with the campus. Megan will cover background information on the topic as well as review some of the actions that have been taken to date to influence policy development on campus. She will review the role of local public health units in health promotion and the findings of several nursing student projects over the past year. Cheng will review the Engaging Emerging Leaders in Cancer Control program and its 5 target areas: healthy eating, physical activity, UVR exposure, tobacco/alcohol/drug use and the HPV vaccine. He will then lead an interactive discussion about what kinds of health issues are important to Queen’s students and what students are seeing and experiencing on campus in relation to these 5 areas? After that, he will review the findings of his research about healthy policy on campus and discuss his recommendations for further action.
There will be try-ons for rehab clothing on Friday October 12th from 9:45am-11:15am AND Wednesday Oct 17 at 12pm-1pm in the basement of LDA. Attached is the order form, so please print it off before and come with cash or a cheque. We will not be able to give change back to you if you're paying cash so please make sure you come with the exact amount. Cheques can be made payable to "Rehabilitation Society of Queen's University". If you don't need to try anything on but would like to order something, please ensure that your order form and payment are dropped off at this time.
Miranda (OT) and Clare (PT)
Merch Reps 12/13
Dancing the night away at Zappas not your thing? Have you missed an IP event before? Looking for an opportunity to display your herculean strength? Well stress no more because we've got the event for you!
Who: Meds, Nursing, OT & PT
What: Soccer Baseball (California Kickball)
When: Friday, October 12th, 6:30-9pm
Where: NIXON field
Teams will be created upon arrival. Please dress in athletic wear and don't forget appropriate footwear. Clothing that promotes flexibility and comfort will be considered an advantage. Mascots and team spirit are welcome:)
Following our sweat session we will all head to the Grad Club from 9-11 pm to refuel and hydrate.
Hey PTs and OTs!
What better way to celebrate the end (or almost end) of first year with a year-end BBQ?
We have reserved the Henderson Room/Patio of the Grad Club at 4:00pm-7:00pm on May 31st. The cost of a burger and salad is $11. Please bring your money to Amy Mendonca (OT) or Julie Crowson (PT) by the end of Monday May 28th. Drinks will be regular price.
We also plan to organize a student/faculty game of some sort in the park (just across from The Grad Club), starting around 4:00pm, depending on the space available. Feel free to bring frisbees, soccer balls, footballs, etc,.
We have all worked extremely hard this year and we think that this BBQ will be a great opportunity to reward ourselves and hang out with everyone before we are all in different locations for the summer. As well, it is definitely something to look forward to in the upcoming weeks of exams!
Who: PT/OT Students & Faculty
What: PT/OT Year-End BBQ
Where: The Grad Club
When: May 31st; 4:00pm-7:00pm
How: Bring $11 to Amy/Julie by May 28th
Julie & Amy