Announcements

Registration Information for 4th Year BSN (2018W)

Dear 3rd Year BSN Students,

Registration for 4th year BSN Courses will begin on June 12 – 14, 2018; however, your individual registration day & time may vary. To find out the exact date and time that registration is open for you, please check the UBC Student Service Centre (UBC SSC) – you can login with your Campus Wide Login (CWL).

Please register by: July 21, 2018

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Link2Life CPR and Mask Fit Testing for UBC Nursing Students 2018

Please join Link2Life to certify or re-certify your CPR level Health Care provider and for N95 Mask Fit Testing.  Public classes available all year or contact us to organize a small private group.  

*Mask Fit Testing can be added to most CPR classes for only $25.

Link2Life, office@link2life.ca, 604 428 1870

THE BLOOM GROUP HOSPICE SERVICES: VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY

The Bloom Group is a community services organization located in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, operating a number of residential programs including two hospices: May’s Place and Cottage Hospice. We’re currently recruiting for our hospice volunteer program, seeking interested individuals to attend a training weekend on June 22nd-24th 2018 and join our warm and enthusiastic volunteer team. Continue reading

Public Health Bursaries

The 2018 application information for two public health bursaries is enclosed. Public Health Bursaries

These will be of interest to individuals who are interested in pursuing post-graduate studies in a field of public or community health. Examples of eligible disciplines include community health nursing, public health nutrition and environmental/public health inspection.

Documentation must be submitted by September 7, 2018. Successful applicants will be notified by October 31, 2018 and funds will be disbursed by December 31, 2018.

Thank you for your cooperation.

 

Free Scleroderma Learning Opportunity for Students

The Scleroderma Association of BC has space for 10 students from 1st to 4th year with an interest in Scleroderma, Rheumatology, GERD, and Lung disease to attend their annual general meeting and conference. The conference is on Saturday June 9, 2018 at the Sandman Hotel Vancouver Airport.
There will be a panel of interesting speakers and lunch is provided.
Please see the attached letter for more information, and contact Dianne McPhee to register: diannemcphee@shaw.ca or 604-513-5875

Community as Teacher Summer Camp Information

The Patient and Community Partnership for Education (PCPE) is currently recruiting UBC health professional students for our annual Community as Teacher program taking place in July and August. This is a unique, inter-professional opportunity for health students to learn cultural safety from an Aboriginal community. The 2018 student application deadline is June 1st.

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Summer Job Posting

The BC Newborn Screening Program, in collaboration with Perinatal Services BC and BC Children’s and Women’s Hospital (C&W), is developing an online educational course for newborn screening blood spot card collection which will be accessed through each health authority’s online learning hub.  To improve the quality of the blood spot card collection, this evidence-based and practical online training course will support blood collectors (laboratory, nursing, midwifery) to better understand the importance of newborn screening, which ultimately improves the experience for the family and newborn (ie. only one poke, less pain, more comfort, stream-lined). Continue reading

Building Connections between 1958 BSN Graduates and 2018 BSN Grads May 3

What was it like being a nursing student 60 years ago in 1958?

The BSN Class of 1958 wants to connect  with current nursing students/ 2018 BSN Grads  to share information about what it was like  to be a student nurse in the mid 1950’s   and to find out about nursing education and practice in 2017/18.  Continue reading