The Canadian Forces Health Services Training Centre (CFHSTC)
The Canadian Forces Health Services Training Centre is located at Canadian Forces Base Borden. Under the command of the Canadian Forces Health Service Group it is the primary training establishment for individual training for the Canadian Forces Medical Service and Canadian Forces Dental Service.
The Training Centre was stood up as an amalgamation of the Canadian Forces Medical Service School and the Canadian Forces Dental Services School.
To educate and train Canadian Forces Health Services personnel in evidence-based medical/dental practices and relevant CF doctrine, using timely, innovative and pertinent training methodologies in support of the CF mission anytime, anywhere.
The Canadian Forces Health Services Training Centre is a leading-edge medical and dental training facility committed to professional excellence in the education and training of CF H Svcs personnel.
We embrace learning-centered innovative technologies, create a desirable workplace, and deliver training in the official language of choice.
As part of the Defence team working in a unique Health Services Training Establishment, we will reflect as a minimum the ethics and values of the Canadian Forces, the Canadian Forces Health Services and Canadian Defence Academy in our day-to-day activities. We will furthermore strive to reflect the following values:
Professional excellence: We master and share the skills of our disciplines, learn continuously, teach and lead ethically, and base our judgements on empirical data and scientific evidence in order to anticipate, solve, and prevent issues or requirements in a timely, reliable, safe and respectful manner;
Integrity: We give precedence to ethical principles and obligations in our decisions and actions. We respect all ethical obligations deriving from applicable laws and regulations. We do not condone unethical conduct;
Accountability: We accept the responsibilities that are entrusted to us. We answer for our own decisions and actions, as well as for the decisions and actions of our subordinates;
Teamwork: We are a multi-disciplinary defence team who respects and understands the unique capabilities of each team member and who promotes cooperation and group cohesion. Individually, we contribute to team performance and support the goals of our Section, Company, unit, Canadian Forces Health Services Group and Canadian Forces;
Reliability: We perform our tasks in a dependable, consistent and timely fashion. The quantity and quality of our work reflect as a minimum the expectations for our level of knowledge and experience;
Fairness: We are just and equitable in our decisions and actions;
Self-discipline: We understand that governing our own behaviour is worthy of emulation and facilitates the growth of our students.