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The Montreal Families Education Fair

The Montreal Families Education Fair
Please come visit the Lester B,. Pearson School Board at the Montreal Families Education Fair on September 24 to discuss your educational plans for elementary, secondary, adult or vocational education. If you have any questions or are interested in this event please contact Mr. Charbel Mourad at (514) 422-3000 extension 31522
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Home Care: A career in high need

Home Care: A career in high need
In Quebec, there is a growing number of elderly individuals who are choosing to stay living in their own homes longer. Subsequently, there is an increased demand on CLSC’s  to provide services to support their decision, ranging from personal hygiene to preparing meals. The Home Care Assistance program, offered at Pearson Adult Career Centre (PACC), prepares students to provide these services to the public.   The Home Care Assistance program is an 8 month long course (approxima...
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Pretty Maphosa talks about her experience in the Dental Assistance program at PACC.

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LBPSB Partnership with Cree Oral Health Services in James Bay Communities

LBPSB Partnership with Cree Oral Health Services in James Bay Communities
     Dental assistants in the nine Cree communities around James Bay will have training provided to them starting in 2017.  The project began through an almost-chance encounter at the big dental convention which takes place in Montreal annually- the Journées Dentaires Internationales du Québec (JDIQ).  Louise, a dentist from the Cree Board approached the Quebec dental assistant’s association (AADQ) to ask about dental assistant training, as luck ...
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CARING IS SHARING INSPIRATION FROM A TED TALKS

CARING IS SHARING INSPIRATION FROM A TED TALKS
14 year old American Jacob Cramer not only caught the attention of ‘Ted Talks’, but also that of the August 2016 group of PAB students during a class on understanding client needs.  After watching Jacob’s heart-warming story explaining his movement ‘Love for the Elderly’, whereby he receives and distributes letters of friendship to elderly people throughout the USA, the students unanimously decided to write their own letters.  The letters were sent to Dona...
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LPN's enjoy rewarding and stimulating careers in the healthcare field.

LPN's enjoy rewarding and stimulating careers in the healthcare field.
The Health, Assistance and Nursing program trains individuals to become Licensed practical nurses (LPN’s.) LPN’s are a growing part of the health care professional team who work closely with Registered Nurses to deliver nursing and medical care in a variety of  settings to promote and maintain health. The profession is one that has recently evolved, allowing LPN’s to deliver care that was once only designated for other professionals, for example: drawing blood, intraven...
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WICC Blood Donor Clinic a huge success

WICC Blood Donor Clinic a huge success
Students and staff came out in force to donate their blood at the annual West Island Career Centre Blood Drive. Hema Quebec employees were delighted with the number of first time donors . Over 50 people signed up to save a life by donating their blood.
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The importance of proper hygiene in the dental office.

The importance of proper hygiene in the dental office.
 Do you know that proper disinfection and sterilization techniques are one of the most important aspects of your treatment?  Taking the time to properly disinfect an operatory can take up to 15 minutes.   The Dental Assistance Program at PACC has a 45 hour course devoted to this task.  The practice of proper hygiene and asepsis has always played a key role in the program.  Good practices are reinforced during all practical modules and throughout job training.  ...
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Simulation Lab at PACC Career Centre

Simulation Lab at PACC Career Centre
 Recently I had the opportunity to participate in one of the simulation days with our center’s high fidelity mannequin, which we named Lester, during the LPN Competency 14 (Cardio-Respiratory System).  Every student entered the Simulation Lab with reluctance and uncertainty, yet upon departure, a sense of accomplishment and confidence had overcome them.  The goal of the day was to familiarize the students with mannequin as well as the taking of vital signs and locating va...
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What is a PTA?

What is a PTA?
What is a PTA? This abbreviation stands for a Pharmacy Technical Assistant, also known as a pharmacy technician. Responsible for all the technical operations, the PTA is indispensable to the pharmacist. The PTA performs a variety of tasks in a community pharmacy (your local drugstore). For example, these would include: greeting clients, interpreting and entering prescriptions using pharmacy software as well as preparing medications, counting, pouring, mixing and weighing. However, if you prefer ...
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About LBP Continuing Education

Lester B. Pearson School Board (LBPSB) is one of the largest English school boards in Quebec in terms of student enrollment, serving approximately 21 000 students in the Youth sector and approximately 8700 in its’ Continuing Education sector. The Board is responsible for a network of 37 elementary schools, 13 secondary schools and 7 Continuing Education Centres.

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