About the College of Rehabilitation Sciences

Mission Statement

To create, disseminate and preserve knowledge in health, quality of life and participation through research, education and service to and in consultation with the community.

Vision

The College of Rehabilitation Sciences is an academic unit that is a provincial, national and international centre of excellence in education, research and service in relation to health, quality of life and participation for all citizens, in particular those individuals with impairments and activity limitations.

Education

It is the mandate of the school to provide high quality education which will develop effective and innovative occupational, physical and respiratory therapists. The quality of the programs is enhanced by a collaborative effort between University departments, clinicians, and community representatives and by the integration of academic and field experiences.

Through the entry-level programs, the College of Rehabilitation Sciences seeks to develop competent rehabilitation practitioners who practice as generalists in their respective professions, who become leaders in responding to society's health care needs, and who view knowledge as the foundation of practice and enquiry.

Through the M.Sc. (Rehabilitation) program, the College of Rehabilitation Sciences seeks to develop competent rehabilitation researchers who apply research skills to critical evaluation of clinical and basic rehabilitation concepts, who become leaders in research, teaching and clinical practice, and who use the research training to improve the quality of rehabilitation services available to the community.

Research

The College of Rehabilitation Sciences is committed to providing leadership in the creation and dissemination of knowledge in the art and science of rehabilitation and health care through research and scholarly activities.

Service

The College of Rehabilitation Sciences, through consultation and service to health care personnel, governments, and agencies, is committed to enhancing the quality of health care in Manitoba, Canada, and the International community.