Nursing students on the fast-track celebrate graduation

Getting on the fast-track means that Nursing students in the (BSN) program can finish their degree in just three years. As part of the graduation celebration, three awards were handed out to recognize professional, academic and outstanding achievements. The Association of Registered Nurses of BC (ARNBC) presents an award to the student exemplifying professionalism in … Read more

UFV Nursing part of multisite simulation research investigating student learning and communication

Replicating real-life scenarios in a simulated environment is a relatively new practice in nursing education — relatively new, considering the long history of the nursing profession. Advances in technology have resulted in lifelike manikins that allow for new ways to teach skills, techniques, communication, problem solving and critical thinking in a controlled environment. Creating a … Read more

UFV kinesiology takes city employees beyond the numbers of cardiovascular health

When was the last time you checked your blood pressure? If you are not checking your blood pressure regularly, you could be at risk of heart disease and not even know it. Due to infrequent blood pressure monitoring, hypertension has earned the name as the silent killer. The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada estimates … 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

UFV students embark on international teaching experience in Antigua

Off to teach, learn and improve lives through physical and health education.  The 2016 Champions for Health Promoting Schools Program are packed and prepared to support children and their families in Antigua/Barbuda, West Indies. The international experience represents the eighth year students and faculty from the Kinesiology and Teacher Education Programs at UFV will be volunteering on the … 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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