Lights, camera, action: How this Nursing grad found success on and off screen

Marissa Bruchmann uses the skills she gained at Douglas to succeed in the emergency room and on TV and film.

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.

Beyond the face: Meet Adelia

Nursing grad Adelia Paul is a fighter; she fought to achieve her own goals, and now she’s fighting to improve health-care for Indigenous people.

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.

Psychiatric Nursing students find a cure for toxic work environments

Image shows a stethoscope and pen on a scheduling chart.

Online movement Nurses Support Their Young championed by Douglas College students in order to create a more inclusive working environment.

Empathy and passion: the making of a psychiatric nurse

Sanjin stands in front of his motorcycle

After a chance meeting with a psychiatric nurse, Sanjin Ramovic knew getting his Bachelor of Science in Psychiatric Nursing was his calling.

Basketball star finds her calling with the Nursing program off the court

Douglas College Bachelor of Science in Nursing student working with a medical mannequin.

By Sucheta Singh, Marketing and Communications Photo by David Denofreo She’s already a star on the court with the Royal’s Women’s Basketball team. Now, Simran Bir is taking that drive and determination to help the youngest patients at the hospital with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. But it wasn’t until her pediatric rotation at BC Children’s Hospital that Simran found what she really wanted to do: work with kids. “The connections I made with these children and their families was very rewarding,” she says. “And, on the pediatric ward, you work… Read More

Humans of DC: Helping through involvement

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“I chose nursing because I want to make a difference in people’s lives by looking after them when they are sick.”