A summer up north: psychiatric nursing student seizes early opportunity for valuable work experience
Kaarun Sangra shared the responsibilities of his nurse supervisor, which included incorporating cultural practices and beliefs into treatment plans for Indigenous patients.
How we work now: Alumni edition
Nursing and Child and Youth Care alumni share how the nature of their work has shifted in the wake of a global pandemic.
English instructor takes ‘punk rock’ approach to tell true stories about dementia care
Peter Wilkins proves that comics can address serious issues in ways mere words cannot.
Dora the self-care explorer
Dora Kamau is a mental health visionary who founded a women’s self-care community called Bliss Your Heart, all while finishing her Psychiatric Nursing degree at Douglas.
Science grad aims to open specialized pharmacy
When she first came to Canada, Ariana Pourbabak had no friends or family in her new country – and she didn’t speak a word of English. Fast-forward to a year or so later, and the Iranian-born student had not only learned the language, but was able to step into the role as a tutor for other students at Douglas College Learning Centre. Now, the Douglas College grad is in her third year of Pharmacy at UBC, after transferring from the Associate of Science degree program in 2013. “It was very difficult when I… Read More
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