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. McGill residents must fill a Quebec Interuniversity Rotations request form available at: http://www.mcgill.ca/pgme/current-trainees/elective-rotations/quebec-int....
McGill students need also to fill the Crepuq interuniversity elective request form at http://www.mcgill.ca/ugme-electives/mcgill-students.
• 2 to 3 trainees per period (6 periods per year from July to December)
LENGTH OF ROTATION
• 1 month
• Spoken: French with staff and English with patients
• Charting: French and English
CLINICAL EXPOSURE AND LEARNING EXPERIENCES
Rotation primarily done in Hospital
Trainees can be exposed to:
• Home Care/Visits
• Long Term Cares
• Minor Procedures
• Pre Natal and Post Natal Care
• Social Pediatrics
• Visits to other villages (on occasion)
• Walk-in Clinic
• Other clinical exposures: Medivac, Tuberculosis (each trainee must be fitted with an N95 respirator mask)
► The trainees assigned supervisor may change during the course of their rotation.