Nursing Health Fair to showcase health promotion across the lifespan

Date: Monday March 14, 2015 Time: 9am to 5:30pm Where: West Atrium, CEP campus (Building A) This event is open to the UFV community and the general public From tips for grandparents on how to support breastfeeding to the facts about ‘study drugs’ for university students, this year’s Health Fair offers advice for the entire … Read more

UFV Nursing students set to facilitate CRNBC Grand Rounds forum on anxiety and stress

When: Monday March 7th, 2016 Time: 11:30am to 1pm Where: UFV Chilliwack Campus, CEP A 2201 Hosted by UFV CRNBC Student Representative group representing the College of Registered Nurses of BC Grand rounds are an integral teaching and learning tool that continue to transform medical education. The practice of grand rounds brings professionals and students … Read more

Faculty Focus on physical literacy with Joanna Sheppard

Q & A with Joanna Sheppard, Associate Professor Department of Kinesiology How long have you worked at UFV and what do you enjoy most about being a faculty member at UFV? [quote style=”boxed” float=”right”]I always tell my students that if they walk into my class 100% ready to learn then I will give them 150% of … Read more

Nursing students present oncology health promotion and prevention strategies

UFV Nursing students recently shared their Nursing Oncology poster presentations that covered a variety of topics related to cancer prevention and early detection such as testicular self-exam, breast self-exam, colonoscopy, eye exams, genetic screening and many more. The course (N491C – Introduction to Oncology Nursing) provides students with the opportunity to explore the area of oncology nursing … Read more

Sam Waddington shares backcountry experiences at Dean’s Speaker Series

Originally posted to UFV Today When Sam Waddington is feeling the pressures brought by the competing demands of being a business owner, city councillor, and active community member, he knows where he wants to go: outside. He shared his passion for wilderness experiences in a presentation in the atrium at UFV’s Chilliwack campus at Canada … Read more

Gaining perspective on mental health and wellness

With Maggie Shamro (Nursing faculty member) Whether it is a family member, friend, colleague or even one of your students, it is estimated that mental illness will indirectly affect all Canadians at some point in their lives. The conversation about mental health is as important as ever. For Maggie Shamro, advocating for mental health and wellness … Read more

Kinesiology day showcases student engagement and healthy living

From health-related physical activity to exercise physiology — biomechanics and beyond — the field of kinesiology is full of opportunities to explore. On Oct 19, the Kinesiology Student Association organized the second annual Kinesiology Day (aka Kin Day) bringing together students, faculty, and staff to explore various aspects of the field of kinesiology. “This event … Read more

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