Health Sciences speakers’ series at UFV Chilliwack Oct 24

Submitted. Harm reduction, student mentorship, anxiety and mindfulness, attitudes about death, and chronic pain will all be on the agenda at UFV next week.

Come find out more about research and teaching initiatives in the UFV Faculty of Health Sciences Dean’s Speaker Series on Monday, Oct 24 at noon at the Aboriginal Gathering Place at the Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park.

Six speakers will deliver five-minute presentations on current topics in health.

Admission is free and the public is welcome.

The event will feature internal research and teaching initiatives from six members of the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Topics and presenters are:

Competitive Admission Standards: Do they equate to academic achievement and the successful completion of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the UFV? — Presented by Renette Aubin Boisclair of Nursing.

Home Free Home Free: Impact and Effectiveness of the Dr. Peter Centre Harm Reduction Model for Those Living with HIV/AIDS and Using Illicit Drugs — presented by Bethany Jeal of Nursing.

Exploring Student Mentorship in Kinesiology through KINPALS (a new mentorship program that pairs upper-level Kinesiology student with new incoming students) — presented by Amber Johnson of Kinesiology.

Thinking about Death in our Modern Medicalized Culture — presented by Ashley Moyse of Kinesiology.

The Faces of Chronic Pain — presented JoAnne Nelmes of Nursing.

Anxiety and Mindfulness in Nursing Education — presented by Maggie Shamro of Nursing.

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