CNF Scholarship Applications – Deadline is March 15th, 2024 (11:59pm EST)

The Canadian Nurses Foundation provides scholarships for nursing students across Canada at the baccalaureate, masters and Ph.D. levels. These scholarships are awarded based on merit and range from $750 to $10,000.

CNF offers a variety of scholarships with specific criteria to ONE IN FIVE applicants across Canada every year!

The awards have different values, depending on the level. Generally, the average value is:

  • Baccalaureate level from $750 to $3,000
  • Master and Nurse Practitioner level from $1,000 to $5,000
  • PhD level from $2,000 to $10,000

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BC Scholarship Society Indigenous Student Award – Applications Due: April 4, 2024 (4:30 PST)

The Society offers Indigenous Award programs for students pursuing post-secondary education in BC. They are available to students who identify as Indigenous – First Nations (Status or Non-Status), Métis or Inuit. All are renewable in order to provide sustained funding over multiple years.

Indigenous Student Awards: $1000-$5000 (renewable annually) for students pursuing trades training, apprenticeship, diploma, certificates, degree or post-degree programs.

Application Deadline: April 4, 2024 (4:30 PST)  APPLY HERE

For more information: https://www.bcscholarshipsociety.ca/indigenous-awards/about-this-award/

Nominate Your Peers for the NUS Leadership Award – Due March 13, 2024 at 11:59pm

Dear Year 4 BSN Students, 

Three awards of $450 each are offered by the Nursing Undergraduate Society to graduating students of the May 2024 cohort who are dedicated to the nursing profession and have strived to improve the school life environment of UBC nursing students through volunteer activity. Candidates are to be nominated by their fellow students and nominations will be reviewed and adjudicated for mid-May by the BSN Awards Committee.  

To Nominate, please complete the following survey: LINK 

Submit your application before 11:59pm PST on March 13, 2024

If you have questions, please contact awards@nursing.ubc.ca.   

PHSA Invites You: Virtual Info Session Inpatient Units -BCCH

PHSA is reaching out to extend an invitation to our upcoming Virtual Info Session for various Inpatient Units at BC Children’s Hospital on Thursday, March 7th, 2024, from 1PM – 2PM.

This event is designed for both experienced and new grad Registered Nurses (RN’s) who are interested in pursing a career within Inpatient Units at BCCH. This session is hosted by PHSA and will highlight all opportunities available at the following inpatient units:

Medical Inpatient Unit
Surgical Inpatient Unit
Nursing Resource Team
Oncology
Emergency

Please find the invitation attached for full details, and you can use the link below to register.
 

Join PHSA’s Exclusive Birthing & NICU Virtual Info Session BC Women’s Hospital

PHSA Birthing Info Session will take place on March 4th at 1:00 PM PST. This virtual session is perfect for Registered Nurses (RNs) – both experienced and new graduates – as it will highlight BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre’s Birthing Unit and current career opportunities in the specialized practice. Please find the invitation attached for full details, and you can use the link below to register.

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/birthing-info-session-tickets-796930248827?aff=oddtdtcreator

Birthing Info Poster

PHSA will also be hosting a second Info Session outlining NICU nursing opportunities at BC Women’s Hospital. This session is for experienced and newly graduated RNs and will highlight the latest career opportunities. It will take place on Thursday, Mar 14, 2024, at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm PST.  Please find the invitation attached for full details, and you can use the link below to register.

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/nicu-nursing-info-session-tickets-796481988067

NICU Nursing Info Poster

Thank you, and PHSA look forward to your participation and connecting with you during the sessions.

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS – Gift Card! – Feb. 8, 2024 – 2 Locations

The Department of Physical Therapy at UBC is in need of volunteers for an upcoming Master of Physical Therapy exam. Volunteers will receive an Amazon gift card, as well as snacks and refreshments on the day:
Thursday, February 8, 2024 at your choice of one of two locations:
  1. First floor lobby of Friedman building (2177 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z3) – UBC Campus (approx. 7:30am-4:30pm, lunch is provided)
  2. Second floor of City Centre 1 building (13737 96th Ave, Surrey, BC, V3V 0C6) – across from Surrey Memorial Hospital (approx. 7:30am-12pm)
Volunteers will participate as pretend patients and have an opportunity to experience a physiotherapy assessment (‘patient’ training will be provided on the day of the exam).
Please review the attached volunteer requirements and contact Elizabeth Lee by replying to mpt.admin@ubc.ca, if you are interested in this opportunity.  Please include:
·                Confirmation that you are available for the whole exam duration on Thursday, February 8, 2024 at one of the two locations
·                Confirmation that you reviewed the attached and notification of any limitations (physical or otherwise)
·                Any dietary restrictions (vegetarian, dairy-free, gluten-free, etc.)
Further details will be provided to those interested.  If you know of anyone else (in any faculty) who would be willing to participate, please pass this message along to them.

Camp White Pine Job Opportunity

Dear Term 5 students,

Camp White Pine is an overnight summer camp in Ontario, and they hire nurses each summer to live at work with us at camp! This year, they’re looking to hire 1-2 nurses.
It’s a great opportunity to work with kids, and a team of experienced family doctors. The position runs from June 22 – August 15 and we offer room and board to all candidates. You are welcome to email David directly at david@campwhitepine.com, or apply online.
Click here for more info. Please let David know if you have any questions!

Call for submissions: vaccine education contest

The Centre for Vaccine Preventable Diseases (CVPD) and Emerging & Pandemic Infections Consortium (EPIC) have teamed up on an exciting new contest that may be of interest to your students. “Explain It Like I’m 6: A Vaccine Education Contest” invites students at any Canadian university to submit a short essay, series of images, or short video explaining an aspect of vaccine science in a way that, as the title indicates, a 6-year-old would be able to understand.
 
The deadline for submissions is March 1, 2024 @ 6pm ET.

For poster click here

For full contest details, including prizes and submission form, see our contest website: https://epic.utoronto.ca/opportunities/cvpd-epic-vaccine-contest/

Nursing Students Needed for Research Study on Pressure Injury Prevention and Management in People with Darker Skin Tones

Dear BSN students,

Do you want to make a positive impact on your community? Do you want to improve
your ability to prevent and manage pressure injuries, have the knowledge to care for them, and share your new capabilities with colleagues? You can do all this and have a chance to win 1 of 3 Amazon e-gift cards worth $100 each! We want to know the effectiveness of this newly developed e-learning module in undergraduate nursing students.

Interested or want to learn more about this research study? Click Here.