Improving lives one smile at a time with UFV’s Certified Dental Assistant program

Denice Power always knew in the back of her mind that a career in a dental office was the right fit for her. The only regret she has is not pursuing her dream of becoming a Certified Dental Assistant earlier. “I wanted to do this program when I graduated from high school 20 years ago, … Read more

Certified Dental Assistant program receives full seven year accreditation

After a rigorous and exhaustive accreditation process, the results are finally in — approved with no reporting requirements. But, what does that mean for the UFV’s Certified Dental Assistant program? The program received top marks with a maximum length of accreditation —seven years —awarded by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada (CDAC). With no … Read more

UFV hosts health and wellness fair for downtown community

Making healthy lifestyle changes —big or small— can positively impact daily life and overall wellbeing. However, not everyone is aware of the resources available or have access to the information to make these changes. On November 24, UFV invited local health providers and community agencies to come together to assist with the health and wellness needs of residents … Read more

Coming together for community health and wellness

Health and Wellness Fair When: November 24th, 1pm to 4pm Where: UFV Five Corners in Downtown Chilliwack UFV will be hosting a community health and wellness fair that will include a flu clinic, HIV/AIDS/STI/hepatitis awareness initiatives, blood pressure measurements, chronic pain booth and Nursing student displays.

The Dean’s Speaker Series – Fall 2016

When: October 24th at 12 noon Where: Gathering Place, Chilliwack Campus CEP A building The Faculty of Health Sciences Fall 2016 Dean’s Speaker Series will feature internal research and teaching initiatives from six members of the Faculty of Health Sciences. Each of the following speakers will be delivering a 5 minute presentation on the following … Read more

UFV dental provides community outreach for bigger and brighter smiles

Making smiles bigger and brighter, the UFV dental program has continued to make community outreach an integral part of the student experience. Since the beginning of the program many school-aged children and seniors have benefited from dental health promotion and services provided by UFV students. Most recently, the UFV dental program visited the Chehalis Community … Read more

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 … Read more

Health Studies Information Session

Join us for the Health Studies information session to learn about program options & tour our state-of-the-art facilities at UFV. When: April 20, 2016 Time: 4 pm to 6 pm Where:  Chilliwack Campus, CEP A Building, Room 2201 (Click here for directions). This session is open to anyone interested in learning more about pursuing a career in: Nursing (BSN) … Read more

Youth mental health panel to discuss challenges in our community

Youth mental health is an emerging topic being discussed in communities around the world. At the provincial level, it is estimated that 140,000 children and youth in British Columbia experience mental health disorders. On March 14, a panel of youth mental health advocates discussed current challenges and possible directions related to youth mental health in our communities. … Read more

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