areas using CST Cerner as of November 5, 2022. For more information, please refer to VCH CST Split Activation: What you need to know.
October 28, 2022 - PCIS Access and Training is no longer required in the
See the updated information on these pages:
Discipline-specific requirements section.
December 24, 2021 - Effective January 1, 2022, students at VCH sites will no longer have access to the GE CareCast patient care information system (PCIS). The only exceptions will be Medical Students, Residents and Nurse Practitioner students. Nursing Instructors will continue to get PCIS access, if required, and all students who currently have PCIS access will continue to have access for the duration of their program. For the most up-to-date training requirements, please refer to the
October 15, 2021 – If you placement takes place in a hospital or community setting, please refer to the newly posted PHO order for the COVID-19 vaccination guidance for hospital and community sites. For the long term care and assisted living sites, please refer to the Residential Care Staff order.
August 18, 2021 - Starting August 23, Profile EMR training will be offered online through the Learning Hub. The module is self-paced, and will include the account registration form. More information can be found under the applicable discipline-specific requirements section.
July 16, 2021 – BC Health Authorities in partnership with the Provincial PPE/N95 Sub-Working Group have issued an update to current approaches for respirator fit-testing for students.