New Simulation lab at  Royal Jubilee Hospital

New Simulation lab at Royal Jubilee Hospital

Three labs replicate an operating room, a critical care unit, and a patient care room. Technicians program the mannequins—each with a name, medical and social history—to simulate unanticipated medical scenarios that help students acquire relevant skills while under considerable pressure.

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Alana Payne

Alana Payne

Alayna Payne, a 4th year Undergraduate nursing student, attending the 3rd annual Technology Evaluation for Elderly (TVN) conference from 9/27-9/29 in Toronto.

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Bernie Pauly

Bernie Pauly

Bernie Pauly co-authors report revealing ‘new homeless reality’ in Metro Vancouver

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Flu vaccination clinic

Flu vaccination clinic

4th year students participated in the annual UVic flu vaccination clinic 

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Our place

Our place

The longstanding foot hygiene program delivered by fourth-year UVic nursing students at Our Place began by recognizing that the most vulnerable people often face the greatest barriers to wellness.

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Informed by science, compelled by caring

Nurses are shaping the future of health care as the largest group of health care providers in Canada.  New opportunities in health care are constantly emerging, expanding where and what nurses do in our communities. 

As a nurse, you'll have the chance to directly influence individuals, families, groups or communities from a health promotion perspective and an ethic of caring.