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PSCA student wins Concours Pérou-Gourmet 2017

PSCA student wins Concours Pérou-Gourmet 2017
Ru Zhang, student at Pearson School of Culinary Arts (PSCA), won the Concours Pérou-Gourmet 2017.
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PACC Pastry Olympics – students prepare for les Olympiades de la formation professionnelle

PACC Pastry Olympics – students prepare for les Olympiades de la formation professionnelle
Students from the Pastry program at Pearson School of Culinary Arts (PSCA) recently held a local pastry competition as they prepare for next year’s Olympiades de la formation professionnelle which will be held in Montreal in May 2018.
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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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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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Retail Butchery from a Student's Perspective

Retail Butchery from a Student's Perspective
 Having taken the Food and Beverage and Professional Cooking programs, I learned a lot about the basics of cooking. We were taught all aspects of cooking such as hygiene and sanitation, history and culture of food, from meat to fish to vegetables and anything imaginable that had the slightest relation to our course.  Though I had never cooked prior to culinary school, I worked in the front of house for my father’s bakery as well as in a high end restaurant that hired me right ...
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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 8,700 in its Continuing Education sector. The Board is responsible for a network of 37 elementary schools, 13 secondary schools and 8 Continuing Education Centres.

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