Tag Archives | health sciences

Health Fair & Overdose Crisis presentation — March 27

Ranging from stress and lifestyle management to healthy sleep patterns and sexual health, UFV’s longstanding Health Fair offers a wide variety of topics for the general public 9am-5:30pm Monday, March 27 inside Building A’s atrium at UFV’s campus at Canada Education Park. The event also features a special Dean’s Speaker Series presentation at noon entitled […]

UFV Health Sciences Speaker series De-MYTH-stifies Ebola Nov 25

The fears and effects of Ebola will be tackled head-on when Dr. Darin Cherniwchan leads UFV’s annual Faculty of Health Sciences Speaker Series fall presentation Nov. 25 at UFV’s Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park. Admission is free and the public is welcome. A widely respected family and travel physician, Dr. Cherniwchan will begin his […]

Annual UFV Nursing Health Fair comes home to CEP

UFV’s annual Nursing Health Fair is coming home. After years of setting up in malls, Bachelor of Science in Nursing students will unveil diverse displays dedicated to health promotion inside UFV’s Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park on Wednesday, March 19. Future nurses will be in the atrium of Building A from 9 am–6 pm, […]

This patient is no dummy — he’s a $100,000 mannequin!

Mr. Wiens isn’t feeling that well this morning. It’s the day after his urology surgery, and he’s experiencing a few post-op complications. But he’s in good hands. Two young nurses are attending to him, checking all his vital signs, reacting to his symptoms, listening to him as he says “I don’t feel so well,” and […]

UFV students host sports day with a twist in Antigua

Following an early morning tropical rainstorm over the Caribbean island of Antigua, the sun eventually came out on Friday afternoon, helping a group of UFV students host a successful Unity Games. The event is described as a Canadian sports day with a twist, by UFV Kinesiology instructor Joanna Sheppard. This is Sheppard’s seventh year hosting […]

Program moves and transitions related to the Canada Education Park

  In a few months’ time, UFV will begin a very exciting move into the new facilities at the Canada Education Park in Chilliwack. As we prepare for this move, Provost and VP Academic Eric Davis has been working with the Deans on a review of where we offer our programs. As President Mark Evered […]