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Programs 121-140
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Pharmacy Assistant/Technician


Pharmacy assistants and technicians assist pharmacists by compounding, packaging and labelling pharmaceutical products, and maintaining prescription records and inventories of medications and pharmaceutical products.

Pharmacologists are biomedical scientists who investigate the mechanisms underlying the effects of drugs and chemicals on living systems. They use this knowledge to help design and evaluate drugs for the prevention and treatment of disease.

Physical Therapist

Physiotherapists work with patients to plan and carry out individually designed physical treatment programs to restore function and prevent disability from disease, trauma or injury.

Physical Therapy Assistant

You work well in conjunction with other professionals in a medical setting, able to assess and respond to the needs of both the care provider and patient. Under the supervision of a Registered Physiotherapist you will perform tasks which have been amply demonstrated and practiced during your education

Physicians consult, diagnose and treat diseases, physiological and psychological disorders and injuries of their patients. Physicians in general practice examine patients and obtain medical histories, order lab tests, prescribe and administer medications and treatments and perform preventative health care. Physicians can specialize in different aspects of medicine to become general practitioners, laboratory doctors or surgeons.

Medical Physics research interests include image guided adaptive radiotherapy, intensity modulated radiotherapy, positron emission tomography, digital portal imaging, inverse treatment planning and magnetic resonance spectroscopy


Podiatrists diagnose diseases, deformities and injuries of the human foot. They also treat patients using braces, casts, shields, splints, physical therapy, medications or surgery.


Podiatrists diagnose diseases, deformities and injuries of the human foot. They also treat patients using braces, casts, shields, splints, physical therapy, medications or surgery.

Prosthetist and Orthotist
Prosthetist and Orthotist provide quality care for those in need of orthopedic appliances.

Practical Nurse with an Aboriginal Focus

This program prepares you to provide high-quality nursing care to clients in a variety of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal health-care settings.
The program of study includes an Aboriginal culture and traditions course and all Practical Nurse program courses. The Aboriginal culture and traditions course focuses on the historical and traditional lifestyles of the Aboriginal people. It helps provide a holistic understanding of Aboriginal clients.

Psychiatric Aide

Psychiatric aides work under the direct supervision of health care professionals caring for people who are mentally ill, developmentally handicapped, cognitively impaired or brain injured.

Psychiatric Nurse

The curriculum focuses on promotion of (mental) health and care of clients across the lifespan for those experiencing mental and physical health problems and developmental disorders. The program of studies provides extensive theory and clinical practice, building on knowledge from the discipline and practice of nursing and psychiatric nursing, as well as from the physical, biological, health and social sciences.

Psychiatrists care for people with acute and chronic mental illness, such as depression, schizophrenia and manic depression and who may also see patients with emotional or psychological problems.

Psychologists assess, diagnose and treat psychological, emotional and behavioural disorders. They also research and apply theories relating to behaviour and mental processes.


The vast field of Psychology including experimental areas such as memory, learning and areas of research that are more clinically oriented such as mental illness and its treatment.

Public Health Educator

Health educators inform people, groups, and communities about the causes and prevention of health problems, especially those that relate to lifestyle, work and cultural factors. Health educators help others to improve their health by providing counseling, education, and community organization

Public Health Inspector
Public health inspectors prevent disease and promote health by educating people about public health issues and enforcing health legislation.

Radiation Therapist

Radiation Therapists deliver radiation therapy to cancer patients. They perform therapeutic procedures for patients under the direction and supervision of physicians.

Radiological Technologist

Radiological Technologists use highly sophisticated x-ray equipment, mammographs or C.T. scanners to produce images that are used by radiologists to diagnose the extent of disease or injury. These images may be displayed on x-ray film, movie film, videotape, television monitors or computer readouts.

Recreation Therapist
Recreation therapists encourage and promote independent leisure lifestyles for people who have special needs.