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Longstanding UFV Nursing Health Fair returns Oct. 27

Following an 18-year tradition, UFV nursing students offer another opportunity to learn about important issues at Friday’s annual health fair inside Abbotsford’s Sevenoaks Shopping Centre. Located near Dollar Tree, the fair runs throughout the day featuring displays and conversations ranging from the fentanyl overdose epidemic to shopping smart for good nutrition, effective breast self-examination, vascular […]

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 […]

Help is help — Afghanistan war vet turns to nursing at UFV

He met Prince Harry. A bomb exploded under the tank he was driving. Stephen Clews isn’t your average UFV nursing student. Clews was the same age as many classmates, 18, when he joined the Canadian Forces in 2003. Deployed to Afghanistan in 2007, he was three weeks into his first tour when an improvised explosive […]

Five Corners collaboration focuses on community health and wellness

Take a second to think about what health and wellness means to you. Does it mean exercising for an hour a day? Eating three square meals? Finding time to get enough sleep? Now think about what it would mean if you couldn’t afford a gym membership, groceries, or a safe place to sleep. At the […]

UFV Nursing Health Fair Oct. 24 at Sevenoaks Shopping Centre

From speech development in toddlers to flu prevention for octogenarians, this week’s Health Fair at Abbotsford’s Sevenoaks Shopping Centre offers advice for the entire family. Running 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 24, the fair is hosted by fourth-year UFV’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing students, continuing a tradition that spans nearly 14 […]

Moms-to-be needed by UFV nursing students

If you’re a pregnant woman who will be having your baby between September and April, you’re in high demand by University of the Fraser Valley nursing students. Mothers-to-be in the Fraser Valley are once again invited to help a UFV nursing student learn about pregnancy and childbirth from the patient’s perspective. Women having their babies […]

Something for everyone at annual health fair

A wide spectrum of health promotion topics will be addressed during Friday’s annual health fair at Abbotsford’s Sevenoaks Shopping Centre. Hosted by fourth-year University of the Fraser Valley nursing students, the Oct. 18 event offers something for people of all ages, from infants to adults, says organizer and UFV nursing instructor Kate McCulloch. The all-day […]

UFV Nursing students host annual health fair

Those interested in learning about health and wellness will have the chance to garner interactive advice from UFV nursing students next week. On Friday, Oct. 19, University of the Fraser Valley fourth-year nursing students will be holding their annual health fair at Sevenoaks Shopping Centre in Abbotsford, in the section of the mall near the Dollar […]

Understanding palliative care approaches in nursing

Our understanding of how to provide the best possible care for people who are dying has improved greatly in the last few decades. The hospice environment has become well known as a place of specialized skill in compassionate, holistic, and respectful end-of-life care. But not everyone ends up in hospice care when they are dying, […]