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Mistissini Training

Mistissini Clinic


LOCATION

The Cree village is located on the southeastern shore of Lake Mistissini. It is 100 km away from Chibougamau. Trainees are flown to Chibougamau and then are driven to Mistissini. The teaching site is part of the Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay.


CAPACITY

• 2 trainees per period


LENGTH OF ROTATION

• 1 or 2 months


LANGUAGE

• Spoken: English, French is useful
• Charting: French and English
• Population spoken language: Cree and English


CLINICAL EXPOSURE AND LEARNING EXPERIENCES

Rotation primarily done in Clinic (Dispensary)

Trainees can be exposed to:
• Home care/visits
• Minor Procedures
• On-call
• Prenatal and Postnatal Care
• Walk-in Clinic
• Other clinical exposures: Diabetes and Community Health

The trainees assigned supervisor may change during the course of their rotation.


OTHER INTERESTING INFORMATION

The clinic provides primary healthcare services
• 4 permanent doctors at the clinic
• 14,975 outpatient visits/year