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Queen's University

Site: Kingston - Louise D Acton Building

Service: GSK Clinical Education Centre - Community Volunteer Patient Program

Alternate Name CEC ; Clinical Education Centre ; OCR
Former Name Glaxo Wellcome Clinical Education Centre
Location & Accessibility
Site Location East of KGH
Located In Community Kingston
Address & Map
Louise D Acton Building
31 George St
Kingston, ON K7L 3N6
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Intersection Stuart St and George St
Bus Route Notes Kingston Transit Trip Planner
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot * parking meters * free parking for volunteers * call for details
Description and Services
Description (Service) Volunteer opportunity * adults and families with young children from the Kingston community come to the GSK Clinical Education Centre (CEC) as "volunteer patients" for Queen's students. 
Students from medicine, nursing, occupational therapy and physical therapy practice their clinical and communication skills with people who volunteer to share health histories and/or allow students to practice performing basic physical examinations. 
Parents or caregivers bring children (infants to school age) to the CEC, providing opportunities for Queen's students to learn about children and their developmental stages, and how to communicate with them. 
Patients with stable, chronic health conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), liver disease, arthritic conditions, multiple sclerosis (MS), cerebral palsy (CP), Parkinson's, etc. are also needed for sessions with the students
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm, Sep-Jun
Areas Served Gananoque ; Kingston
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Contact the Volunteer Patient Coordinator to arrange for an interview and tour of the Centre
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Volunteer Opportunities
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-533-2380
Fax 613-533-6381
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Angie Mendieta-Sweet, Volunteer Patient Program Coordinator and Community Liaison; Phone: 613-533-2380; Email:
Alternate Contact Jennifer Saunders, Manager
Other Details
Established 1972
Funding Sponsored by the Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen's University.
Print Material Brochures * flyers
Resources Website

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