Welcome from the Dean
Mass Casualty learning event
Simulated Learning Incident for Collaboration and Knowledge (SLICK) is a collaborative simulation event hosted by the Centre for Health and Wellness, Centre for Justice and Human Services and Centre for Technology, Environment and Design. The event provides the opportunity for developing interprofessional skills.
50th Nursing Anniversary
For 50 years, our nursing students have been ready – ready to help those in need, ready to jump into action and ready to provide exceptional care. Our commitment to providing high-quality, relevant education continues to produce graduates who are ready to meet the demands of the health care industry.
HCA Provincial Approval
The Centre for Health and Wellness received approval from the Alberta Government Ministry of Health to deliver a new Health Care Aide provincial curriculum starting Fall 2020.
Schools & Programs
School of Allied Health
We offer programs that are designed to prepare students to work as professionals who are involved in the delivery of health or related services. These programs are taught by experts in their disciplines who are passionate about the profession. Each program has a work-integrated learning component where students will work alongside industry experts participating in supporting optimal client outcomes.
School of Health Sciences
A career in the Health Sciences provides students with the opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of others. The Health Science programs at Lethbridge College provide exceptional academic programming and innovative practicums. Highly qualified health care professionals with extensive health care experience teach our courses. Work-integrated learning experiences provide our students with instruction about to how to provide exceptional care to clients in various sites, including health care facilities and the community.
SPHERE (Simulated Patient Health Environment for Research and Education) supports programs to bridge the gap between theory and practice in an evolving learning environment. SPHERE employs a variety of approaches such as using human patient simulators, task trainers and role-playing. SPHERE strives to ensure scenarios are realistic to enhance student learning while aligning with program goals.
The Placement Office team is responsible for the effective and efficient management and coordination of work-integrated learning placements for programs within the Centre for Health and Wellness and the Centre for Justice and Human Services.
Activities & Events
Planning another SLICK event
In collaboration with CTED and CJHS, the Centre for Health and Wellness will be holding another Simulated Learning Incident for Collaboration and Knowledge (SLICK) event March 27, 2020.
Make an appointment at our Student Massage Therapy Clinic
Each term, the Massage Therapy program hosts an on-campus Student Massage Therapy Clinic and students, staff and the public are all welcome to attend. This experience allows our Massage Therapy students the opportunity to put into practice their therapeutic massage skills, cultivate client-therapist relationships and develop essential business acumen. Click here for more information and to book an appointment.
Happy 50th anniversary!
We kicked off the celebrations for our 50th Nursing anniversary at Coulee Fest in September. There is an upcoming anniversary reception in February, plus a wrap-up event in May to coincide with the 200th birthday of Florence Nightingale.
Massage Therapy program
After receiving preliminary accreditation from the Canadian Massage Therapy Council for Accreditation (CMTCA) in August 2018, the program is hosting reviewers March 3-4, 2020 to obtain full accreditation status.