Immigrant workers flood training program

Tumilty, Ryan
July 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/1/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 1, p27
Academic Journal
The article reports on the support given by Bredin Centre in Alberta to foreign-trained physicians, nurses and pharmacists in Canada. Bredin Centre also holds study groups to prepare for licensing and accreditation examinations and provides referrals to language training programs for free. The center believes that through these they can get more foreign-trained workers into the health care system of Alberta as a response to the growing shortage of medical professionals. Debbie MacDonald, executive director of Bredin Centre, states that they are the only centre in Canada with specific training programs to address the issue of medical professionals shortage.


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