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I am proud to introduce myself as a part time member of Sheridan's Faculty of Business--Medical Office Administration program. I have had the opportunity to teach Medical Terminology and Medicine for Office Administrators. I have extensive experience in the health care field in a variety of capacities; however I particularly enjoy teaching new professionals entering the dynamic filed of health care. I have been the guest lecturer for a variety of diverse health care topics including Health Care legislation such as the Personal Health Information protection act, the Health Protection and Promotion act, Bill 168, the Bullying and Harassment Act, Communicable Diseases, Immunization, Sexual Health, Women’s Health, Public Health’s role in the community, and many more.
After completing my certificate in Office Administration at Sheridan College, I worked as a Medical Office Administrator for a family physician group as well as a medical clinic. I attended Georgian College and obtained my Registered Nursing Diploma. Following that, I obtained my undergraduate degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing from York University (BScN). I have worked in a variety of settings and institutions including: the Hospital for Sick Children, Peel Memorial Hospital, the Victorian Order of Nurses, Peel Public Health, Cardiology, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Post Partum Unit, Community Care, Pediatrics, Public Health, Communicable Diseases, Sexual Health, Immunization and health care information call centres .I have been a member of the Medical Office Administration’s advisory board for over five years, collectively. I am a legal nurse consultant and the vice president of the Legal Nurse Consultants of Canada-Ontario Chapter. Currently, I am completing my Master's degree in Leadership at the University of Guelph with an anticipated graduation date of December 2013 following the completion of a Major Research paper examining variable influencing students’ decision making with course selection.