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Connie is a full time professor of Sheridan College’s Pilon School of Business Office Administration-Health Services program. She has had the opportunity to teach Medical Terminology and Medicine for Office Administrators. She has extensive experience in the health care field in a variety of capacities; however, she particularly enjoys teaching new professionals entering the dynamic field of health care. Connie has 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 her certificate in Office Administration at Sheridan College, she worked as a Medical Office Administrator for a family physician group as well as a medical clinic. Connie attended Georgian College and obtained her Registered Nursing Diploma. Following that, she obtained her undergraduate degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing from York University (BScN). Connie has 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. She has been a member of the Medical Office Administration’s advisory board for over five years, collectively. Connie is a legal nurse consultant and past vice president of the Legal Nurse Consultants of Canada-Ontario Chapter. She completed her Master's degree in Leadership at the University of Guelph. Connie is currently completing a PhD in Leadership and Higher Education. Most of all, she enjoys sharing stories, especially about her family and dogs.