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

UFV Nursing Health Fair Oct. 28 at Sevenoaks Shopping Centre

Nursing students discuss screen time issues at Nursing health fair

From childhood immunizations to stroke prevention for seniors, the 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. 28, the fair is hosted by fourth-year UFV’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing students, continuing a tradition that spans 17 years. Fairs traditionally operate … 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.

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

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

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

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