BSN Year 4 Awards Application- Due October 11, 2022 by 11:59pm PST

Dear Year 4 Students:

The BSN Program is accepting applications for four University Awards:

  • Dorothy J Logan Memorial Scholarship in Nursing
  • Jim and Helen Hill Memorial Service Award in Nursing
  • University of BC Nursing Division Beth McCann Memorial
  • Birgit and Ingrid CURREY Award in Nursing

All 4th Year Students (Currently in Term 4 – September / 2022W1) are eligible to apply. In addition to academic merit, all awards recognize volunteerism, community service, leadership, student affairs, extracurricular activities, and a commitment to the nursing profession or community.

To be considered for these awards please complete the BSN Awards Competition Application (Link to Application) by 11:59pm PST on October 11, 2022.

Questions? Email awards@nursing.ubc.ca

Decolonizing All Research

Decolonizing All Research
CRiHHI Critical Inquiry Series

This seminar will provide provocative proposal that all research should have decolonizing aims. Diverse researchers using diverse qualitative and quantitative approaches will demonstrate the importance of decolonizing approaches to the development of knowledge in nursing and health care.

Date: 22 Sep 2022
Time: 2-3:30pm
Panelists: Dr. Holly McKenzie, Dr. Emmanuela Ojukwu, Dr. Jennifer Baumbusch, Dr. Colleen Varcoe
Room: Zoom

To register click Here

Letter of good standing request process

Dear Term 3 students,

As we move forward towards the end of Term 3, I wanted to let you know some details about the Employed Student Nurses (ESN) and BC Care Aid & Community Health Worker Registry (HCA) process.

If you plan to work as an ESN or HCA after Term 3 completion, you will need confirmation of enrollment and good standing status from the School of Nursing to complete your application.

Good Standing will be determined once all grades have been submitted by Term 3 course leaders. Your confirmation of enrollment and good standing will be emailed to you between approx. August 3rd – 5th, 2022.

Please review the UBC School of Nursing ESN/HCA Policy to determine your eligibility. Clinical instructor reference letters are not proof of your Good Standing and Health Authorities will not accept Reference Letters.

To request your confirmation of enrollment and good standing, please complete the following Canvas quiz [Quiz Link] by July 27, 2022 (11:59pm).

Sincerely,

Elsie Tan MSN RN

Professor of Teaching | Associate Director Undergraduate Program

 

Study Participation

A faculty from BCIT BSN program is conducting a dissertation research project and is looking for participants. See info from the faculty below if you are interested in participating:

I am writing to invite you to participate in my study in relation to the application of virtual simulation to promote empathy in undergraduate nursing students. This study is to explore if the virtual simulation can increase nursing student’s empathy. As empathy is essential in nursing practice, the evidence generated from this study can be used as a reference for nurse educators to promote nursing students’ empathy in nursing education. 
  

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2022W Registration Information – Please Register by July 15

Dear BSN Students,

Registration for 4th year BSN Courses begins June 14-16, 2022; however, your individual registration day and 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 15, 2022

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BCCNM 10.1 Form and Letters of Good Standing Process for ESN

We have received several enquiries regarding Letters of Good Standing process.

Firstly, we highly recommend that BSN students review the ESN/HCA Policy linked here.

Secondly, we will provide you with a letter at the end of Term 3 indicating you are in ‘Good Standing’ in the Program. Detailed information about the process and directions for requesting a letter will be emailed to students in July, and letters will not be issued until the first week of August.

Please note, that all our Health Authority practice partners are well aware of our UBC letter of Good standing process, so although they may have listed a general deadline for letters of good standing, UBC BSN program does not issue these letters until the end of Term 3.

With that said, please bear with us and if you so desire, you may reference our policy to the recruitment representative at the site you are applying for.

Students must complete the BCCNM ESN Form 10.1 and submit to it to the Student Services Office at Grace.tan@ubc.ca to have the school complete Part B.