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Expression of Interest UVic School of Nursing January-April 2021

The following courses are available as appointments within the CUPE 4163 (Component 3) Sessional Lecturers certification during the January-April 2021 term. All opportunities are subject to change. The deadline for submitting expressions of interest is September 9th, 2020 4PM Pacific Standard Time. The anticipated date by which employment decisions will be made is September 15th, 2020.

The rise of the Nurse Practitioner

Sarah Adair, Nurse Practitioner (NP) and UVic graduate with the class of 2019, now works as a Primary Care Provider at the West Shore Primary Care Centre in Colwood. Her first day was January 6, 2020, marking the Year of the Nurse and Midwife. Having invested eleven years of education and work experience to prepare for this role – a four year undergraduate degree completed at UVic, a one year critical care specialty program with BCIT, a two year master’s program with UVic, plus working as an RN in the Emergency Department at the Royal Jubilee Hospital for four years – Adair not only feels ready, she can’t wait to take on full responsibility.

School of nursing hosts Judy Darcy, Canada's first Minister of Mental Health and Addictions

Judy Darcy, B.C. Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, joined student nurses and faculty with UVic’s School of Nursing to share an announcement on campus April 4, 2018 to advance the scope of practice for all Nurse Practitioners in the province to prescribe therapies for those with opioid addiction.

TUKTUUYAQTUUQ (Caribou Crossing): Maureen Gruben

In Maureen Gruben's careful attention to life-sustaining physical elements, she alsotraces the caribou's vast immaterial presence in her culture.

Dispersed Resistance in Jammu and Kashmir: When Art is the Weapon

CANCELED: In-person Yoga for Meditation

A free guided gentle 50 minute yoga session to relax and restore.
This program offers 5 drop-in spots and 6 pre-registration spots.

CANCELED: Zoom - Yoga for Meditation

A free guided gentle 50 minute yoga session to relax and restore.

In-person Learn to Meditate

Participants are introduced to and practice a simple breath meditation At each sessionthere is time for instruction, practice and questions. This is a drop-in program, with a limited seating capacity.

Zoom - Learn to Meditate

Sign in on the Zoom link below (you will need to first download Zoom onto your phone/laptop/computer) to virtually practice Meditation and Mindful Awareness. These are key tools in the developmentof conscious and compassionate ways of being present to the complex and stressful reality of our lives. No experience necessary.

THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT