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Kuujjuaq Training


LOCATION

Kuujjuaq is the largest northern village (Inuit community) in Nunavik. Kuujjuaq lies 48 km upstream from Ungava Bay. Trainees are flown to Kuujjuaq.The teaching site is part of the Ungava Tulattavik Health Centre.

This site is accredited to Université Laval. Residents must fill a Quebec Interuniversity Rotations request form available at: http://www.medicine.mcgill.ca/postgrad/residentinfo_electivesbyquebec.htm.


CAPACITY

• 1 trainee per period (6 periods per year from July to December)


LENGTH OF ROTATION

• 1 month


LANGUAGE

• Spoken: French and English
• Charting: French and English


CLINICAL EXPOSURE AND LEARNING EXPERIENCES

Rotation primarily done in Hospital

Trainees can be exposed to:
• ER
• Home Care/Visits
• Minor Procedures
• Obstetrics
• On-call
• Pre Natal and Post Natal Care
• Visits to other villages (on occasion)
• Walk-in Clinic
• Ward and Patient Services
• Other clinical exposures: Medivac

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


OTHER INTERESTING INFORMATION

Hospital provides primary healthcare services
• 1 356 Admissions/year
• 871 outpatient visits/year
• 15 beds
• 80 deliveries/year