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Dalhousie Medical and Computing Media Services Audiovisual Collection

  • UA-44
  • Collection
  • 1967-1999
Collection consists of videos and photographs that document the administrative and operational activities of Dalhousie University’s MedIT, providing media services to the Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine. The collection also includes the card catalogue and register created and used by MedIT to organize their video and photograph libraries.

Dalhousie University. Faculty of Medicine. MedIT.

Video library

Series consists of records that document the administrative and operational activities of Dalhousie Univerity’s MedIT. These include videos of administrative meetings, conference lectures, curriculum lectures, extracurricular activities such as student and faculty concerts, interviews pertaining to Dalhousie Medical School’s history and alumni, medical employee professionalization, public lectures, and patient education.

Videos from conferences were sponsored, organized, and funded by the Dalhousie Medical School as part of the school's contribution to the larger medical community's commitment to public and student education, as well as an opportunity to showcase the quality of the School's facilities, faculty, and students. Some of the conferences included are "The First Gynaecological Grand Rounds," "Medicine in the Humanities," and "Women in Medicine." A sample of lectures and panel discussions are included from each conference.

The majority of tapes included in the series were used in the Dalhousie Medical School curriculum, including lectures, seminars, educational demonstrations of procedures and interactions with patients, and round-table discussions with students and faculty. Videos are included from various departments in the Dalhousie Medical School, including the departments of Anaesthesia, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Community Health and Epidemiology, Family Medicine, Medicine, Microbiology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine, Physiology and Biophysics, Radiology, Rheumatology, Urology, the Medical Education Unit, and the Division of Continuing Medical Education. The series also contains videos created at and for hospitals in Halifax, Nova Scotia and local medical associations. These videos were designed for the education of medical employees, patients, and the general public.

Several videos from a series "Dalhousie Medical School Remembered" are also included in this series, which consist of interviews with alumni of the School, reflecting on their experiences at Dalhousie and in the medical profession.

A non-aggressive approach to aggressive behaviours : recognizing aggressive behaviours : part 2 of 4

Item is a videocassette and the second part of a four-part education instruction series for nurses. The program is hosted by David Whitehorn, and Critical Nurse Specialist at the Nova Scotia Hospital. The tape was requested by A. McGuire at the Nova Scotia Hospital.

A non-aggressive approach to aggressive behaviours : teamwork and physical intervention : part 4 of 4

Item is a videocassette and the fourth part of a four-part education instruction series for nurses. The program is hosted by David Whitehorn, and Critical Nurse Specialist at the Nova Scotia Hospital. The tape was requested by A. McGuire from the Nova Scotia Hospital.

A non-aggressive approach to aggressive behaviours : recognizing aggressive behaviours : part 1 of 4

Item is a videocassette and the first part of a four-part education instruction series for nurses. The program is hosted by David Whitehorn, and Critical Nurse Specialist at the Nova Scotia Hospital. The tape was requested by A. McGuire at the Nova Scotia Hospital.

Mock interview for hiring

Item is a videocassette of the second take of a mock interview by Bob Cook and Shelley Carroll. No indication is given whether these are fictional or real names. The subjects stop mid-way through the interview to interact with the video's director. The video was requested by Shelby Connor and S. Karol from the Nova Scotia Association of Health Organizations.

A non-aggressive approach to aggressive behaviours : recognizing aggressive behaviours : part 3 of 4

Item is a videocassette and the third part of a four-part education instruction series for nurses. The program is hosted by David Whitehorn, and Critical Nurse Specialist at the Nova Scotia Hospital. The tape was requested by A. McGuire from the Nova Scotia Hospital.

Mock trial

Item is a videocassette of a mock discipline hearing, introduced by Dr. Bill MacInnis and with input from Dr. Don Bonang. The trial took place in Room 3156 and examines a sexual assault case. The video was requested by Bruce Morley and Dean MacInnis from the Faculty of Dentistry.