Mini-Health Science 2013: Choosing a Career: Decisions, Decisions, Decision

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Thinking of a career in the Health Sciences but not certain what options are available? The new McGill Mini-HealthSciences series has been especially planned for University, CEGEP and High School students who are considering careers in health care.


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16/10/2013 18:30The Twilight Zone of HypnosisAmir RazAn early form of psychotherapy, hypnosis has been tarnished by a checkered history: stage shows, movies and cartoons that perpetuate specious myths; and individuals who unabashedly write "hypnotist" on their business cards. Although scientists are still unraveling how hypnosis works, little is mystical about this powerful top-down process, which is an important tool in the armamentarium of the cognitive scientist seeking to unlock topical conundrums.
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23/10/2013 18:30Nursing: So what Do Nurses Do, Anyway?Sean ClarkeNurses are one of the largest groups of workers in health care and opportunities within this field are broad and getting broader all the time. Find out more about what they do and get an inside look at the types of decisions they make and how they work with patients, families and other members of the health care team.
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30/10/2013 18:30Understanding Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa: DNA, TLC or MTV?Howard SteigerThis talk provides an overview of the basic clinical features of the eating disorders Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorder. It presents current thinking on the mix of biological, psychological and social factors that cause these disorders. It also reviews the psychological, behavioral and nutritional interventions that are considered to constitute “best practices in the treatment of people with eating disorders.
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06/11/2013 18:30Global Health: Past and Future DirectionsDan DeckelbaumInjury and surgical disease contribute as many annual deaths as malaria, tuberculosis and HIV combined. This lecture will discuss some of the key principles of global health and the initiatives that the Centre for Global Surgery at the McGill University Health Centre are implementing to tackle this problem.
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13/11/2013 18:30The Epidemic of Sport Injuries: The Need for a Collaborative ApproachDavid MulderAthletes participating in organized sports at both the amateur and professional levels are experiencing an increasing number of injuries. One of the most troublesome forms of trauma is a concussion. Recent evidence supports the concept of a broad based coalition of health care workers for a successful clinical outcome.
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20/11/2013 18:30Rehabilitation Professionals: Making a Difference in People’s LivesAnnette MajnemerWhat are the roles and responsibilities of rehabilitation specialists for children and youth with developmental disabilities? This presentation will provide an overview of the diverse roles of occupational and physical therapists and speech language pathologists in different health care environments using a case example of a premature infant receiving rehabilitation interventions from birth to adulthood, beginning in the neonatal intensive care unit and progressing to community settings.
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27/11/2013 18:30Microbes: Are They Pathogens or Partners?Brian WardEach human being has many billions of microbes living on, in and around him/her (about 3 kilograms' worth). Some tend to harm us, others tend to help us and most can play it both ways. Many aspects of health may depend upon learning how to avoid helping the ones that harm us and hurting the ones that help us.
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