Expansion of Secondary Education Seats for Health Care Sector
Res #: 3-22M
Responses Received: No
Departments: Saskatchewan Ministry of Advanced Education, Employment and Labour
WHEREAS there is a critical shortage of health care workers in Saskatchewan and throughout Canada.
WHEREAS many institutions cap the training seats available for a variety of reasons, including perceived employment and marketplace capacity.
BE IT RESOLVED that SARM lobby the Provincial Government to have the Ministry of Advanced Education increase the available training seats and training infrastructure in the Province of Saskatchewan for Primary Care Paramedics, Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN’s) and the bridging program(s) for LPN to Registered Nurse qualifications.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that SARM lobby the Provincial Government to ensure the Ministry of Advanced Education maintains an active role in ensuring a knowledgeable and engaged Board of Governors is in place for provincial post-secondary institutions.