Professional Visits

Professional Visits

We invite you to participate in Professional Visits on 6 July 2023, organized by the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA)

To register for Professional Visits please go to the registration page and submit the registration form. Registration for Professional Visits is included in the registration process for the ICN Congress 2023

University of Montreal, Faculty of Nursing

“Take part in a unique experience with clinical simulation activities and learn about the latest technologies equipment in the students’ classrooms at the Centre EXeSS.”

The Simulation Program of the Faculty of Nursing of the Université de Montréal (PSFSIUM) offers clinical simulation activities in an innovative and unique center, the Centre d’EXpertise en Simulation de la Santé (Centre EXeSS), FSI, UdeM. Students participate in simulation scenarios that replicate the situations that will constitute the daily life of these future professionals. The combined use of this state-of-the-art equipment ensures optimal conditions for the development of nursing skills to respond to a wide variety of learning situations, the EXeSS Centre has a variety of facilities: low and medium fidelity simulation rooms; high fidelity simulation rooms and relational learning rooms. The EXeSS Centre’s team is comprised of the Director, 7 simulation instructors and 3 simulation technicians.

Site:

Centre d’Expertise en Simulation en Santé (Centre EXeSS), Campus Laval de l’Université de Montréal 

Address:  1700 Rue Jacques-Tétreault, Laval, Québec H7N 0A

Two morning and two afternoon visits are organised

Max. participants per visit:  15

Cost per participant: $50 CAD

Departure Trip Time and Language Return
Depart from Palais des Congrès at 8.15am Metro 2 – Orange / Direction: Montmorency
Station Place-d’Armes: 25 min
Stop: Station Montmorency
9am to 10.15am – French visit At 10.30am, Metro 2 – Orange
Station  Montmorency: 25 min
Stop: Station Place-d’Armes
Depart from Palais des Congrès at 9.15am Metro 2 – Orange / Direction: Montmorency
Station Place-d’Armes: 25 min
Stop: Station Montmorency
10am to 11.15am – Spanish visit At 11.30am, Metro 2 – Orange
Station  Montmorency: 25 min
Stop: Station Place-d’Armes
Depart from Palais des Congrès at 12.15pm Metro 2 – Orange / Direction: Montmorency
Station Place-d’Armes: 25 min
Stop: Station Montmorency
1pm to 2.15pm – English visit At 2.30pm, Metro 2 – Orange
Station  Montmorency: 25 min
Stop: Station Place-d’Armes
Depart from Palais des Congrès at 1.45am Metro 2 – Orange / Direction: Montmorency
Station Place-d’Armes: 25 min
Stop: Station Montmorency
2.30pm to 3.15pm – Mandarin visit At 3.30pm, Metro 2 – Orange
Station  Montmorency: 25 min
Stop: Station Place-d’Armes

CHUM (Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal)

“Take a tour at the CHUM and be exposed to the most impressive and innovative practices in Quebec’s hospitals.”

A nurse guide will accompany you throughout one of North America’s largest and newly constructed medical establishments, totaling 348 709 m2. The 3-hour tour will feature various points of interest, highlighting the hospital’s most impressive and innovative sites that have been designed to support and facilitate the daily activities of its nurses and medical teams.
Sites will include the state-of-the-art operatories, simulation lab, library, underground circuits for distribution of medical supplies via automated vehicles, logistics lobby, specialized units, clinics and services such as the burn-victims unit, the Network flow optimization center and coordination of intensive care beds in Quebec (COOLSI). Presentations on some of our most innovative nursing practices will also be featured during the visits.

Site:

CHUM (Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal)

Address:  1000, Rue St-Denis, Montreal Québec, H2X 0C1

Six visits are organised

Max. participants per visit:  15

Cost per participant: $50 CAD

Please note: consent will be required for photos and recording.

Departure Trip Time and Language Return
Depart from Palais des Congrès at 8.00am Walk – 15min 8.30am to 11am – French visit Return to Palais des Congrès – Departure at 11.15am
Depart from Palais des Congrès at 8.30am Walk – 15min 9am to 11.30am– English visit Return to Palais des Congrès – Departure at 11.45am
Depart from Palais des Congres at 9.00am Walk – 15min 9.30am to 12pm– Spanish visit Return to Palais des Congrès – Departure at 12.15pm
Depart from Palais des Congrès at 12.00pm Walk – 15min 12.30pm to 3pm – French visit Return to Palais des Congrès – Departure at 3.15pm
Depart from Palais des Congrès at 12.30pm Walk – 15min 1pm to 3.30pm – English visit Return to Palais des Congrès – Departure at 3.15pm
Depart from Palais des Congrès at 1pm Walk – 15min 1.30pm to 4pm – English visit Return to Palais des Congrès – Departure at 4.15pm

Jewish General Hospital

“Join the Magnet Journey at the Jewish General Hospital!”

The Nursing Department at the Jewish General Hospital (JGH), a member facility of the Integrated Health & Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal, has embarked on the journey to become a Magnet-recognized hospital.
Come and see how we apply the Magnet principles, while providing a continuum of health care and social services of the highest quality throughout our network of facilities, including specialized and ultra-specialized care and services, rehabilitation services, long-term care, community health and social services and frontline services.

Site:

Jewish General Hospital

Address:  3755 Chemin de la Côte-Ste-Catherine, Montréal, Qc. H3T 1E2

Two morning and two afternoon visits are organised with the visit of two shelters, the Open Door (50% Indigenous population) and The Native Friendship Center

Max. participants per visit:  10

Cost per participant: $50 CAD

Please note: consent will be required for photos and recording.

Departure Trip Time and Language Return
Depart from Palais des Congrès at 8.15am Metro 2 – Orange / Direction: Côte-Vertu
Station Place-d’Armes: 30 min
Stop: Station Côte Ste-Catherine
9am to 11am – French visit Return to Palais des Congrès – Departure at 11.15am
Depart from Palais des Congrès at 9.15am Metro 2 – Orange / Direction: Côte-Vertu
Station Place-d’Armes: 30 min
Stop: Station Côte Ste-Catherine
10am to 12pm – English visit Return to Palais des Congres – Departure at 12.15pm
Depart from Palais des Congrès at 12.15pm Metro 2 – Orange / Direction: Côte-Vertu
Station Place-d’Armes: 30 min
Stop: Station Côte Ste-Catherine
1pm to 3pm – French visit Return to Palais des Congrès – Departure at 3.15pm
Depart from Palais des Congrès at 1.15pm Metro 2 – Orange / Direction: Côte-Vertu
Station Place-d’Armes: 30 min
Stop: Station Côte Ste-Catherine
2pm to 4pm – English visit Return to Palais des Congrès – Departure at 4.15pm

Ingram School Of Nursing – McGill University

“Explore the Igram School of Nursing at McGill University and two of its shelters in downtown where nurses help various individual in need”

Located in the heart of downtown Montreal, the Ingram School of Nursing offers a broad range of programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. Unique offerings include our BNI (Bachelor of Nursing Integrated) Online modality – Quebec’s first fully remote program – as well as Canada’s first and only direct-entry to nursing practice at the master’s level for students with a Bachelor’s degree in a field other than nursing. Numbering close to 100 people, our dynamic faculty and staff bring the richness of their cultural backgrounds to the School. Students bring an international flavor to the School as well. In 2020-2021, 16% of first-year students who filled out a diversity survey came to McGill from countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and South America.

Site:

Ingram School Of Nursing – McGill University. Visit to 2 shelters:

1) Open Door (50% Indigenous population) – 750m from school

2) the Native Friendship Center – 950m from the school

Two morning and two afternoon visits are organised

Max. participants per visit:  6

Cost per participant: $50 CAD

Please note: consent will be required for photos and recording.

Departure Trip Time and Language Return
Depart from Palais des Congrès to McGill U at 8.30am The tour starts at McGill (20 min walk) and then participants walk to the Open Door shelter, following to the Native Friendship Center 9am to 11am – French visit Return to Palais des Congrès- Departure at 11.15am
Depart from Palais des Congrès to McGill U at 8.30am The tour starts at McGill (20 min walk) and then participants walk to the Native Friendship Center, following to the Open Door shelter 9am to 11pm – English visit Return to Palais des Congrès – Departure at 11.15am
Depart from Palais des Congrès to McGill U at 12.30pm The tour starts at McGill (20 min walk) and then participants walk to the Open Door shelter, following to the Native Friendship Center 1pm to 3pm – French visit Return to Palais des Congrès – Departure at 3.15pm
Depart from Palais des Congrès to McGill U at 12.30pm The tour starts at McGill (20 min walk) and then participants walk to the Native Friendship Center, following to the Open Door shelter 1pm to 3pm – English visit Return to Palais des Congrès – Departure at 3.15pm

MUHC (McGill University Health Centre)

“Come visit one of the largest modern hospitals in Quebec and participate in simulation activities!”

Constructed in 2015, the MUHC Glen site is one of the largest modern hospital sites in Quebec, totalling 232,257.6 m2. The Glen site is one of several hospitals which make up the MUHC. The guided tour will showcase innovative and state-of-the-art features of the MUHC Glen site that support our varied patient populations as well as our healthcare staff, and medical and surgical teams. Areas of interest include adult and pediatric specialized care units, operating suites including the Experimental Operating Room, McConnell Resource center (medical library), Center of Innovative Medicine (RI-MUHC), clinics, etc. Once a tour of the site has been completed, guests will be able to participate in simulation activities or attend presentations.

Site:

MUHC (McGill University Health Centre)

Two morning and two afternoon visits are organised

Max. participants per visit:  10

Cost per participant: $50 CAD

Please note: consent will be required for photos and recording.

Departure Trip Time and Language Return
Depart from Palais des Congrès at 8am Metro 2 – Orange / Direction: Côte-Vertu
Station Place-d’Armes: 15 min
Stop: Station Vendome
8.30am to 11am – French visit Return to Palais des Congrès – Departure at 11.15am
Depart from Palais des Congrès at 8am Metro 2 – Orange / Direction: Côte-Vertu
Station Place-d’Armes: 15 min
Stop: Station Vendome
8.30am to 11am – English visit Return to Palais des Congrès – Departure at 11.15am
Depart from Palais des Congrès at 12.30pm Metro 2 – Orange / Direction: Côte-Vertu
Station Place-d’Armes: 15 min
Stop: Station Vendome
1pm to 3.30pm – French visit Return to Palais des Congrès – Departure at 3.30pm
Depart from Palais des Congrès at 12.30pm Metro 2 – Orange / Direction: Côte-Vertu
Station Place-d’Armes: 15 min
Stop: Station Vendome
1pm to 3.30pm – English visit Return to Palais des Congrès – Departure at 3.30pm

If you need information about the content of Professional Visits, please contact bdiallo@cna-aiic.ca. In case you have questions about registration for Professional Visits please contact reg_icn23@kenes.com