From Athlete and Patient to Researcher and Clinician: Using Lived Experience to Guide Concussion Care
Scott Ramsay graduated from UBC Applied Science with a PhD in Nursing. He was inspired to pursue a graduate degree after working at BC Children’s Hospital outpatient neurology clinic with paediatric patients facing unabating concussion symptoms.
Nursing 1963 - 60th reunion
12 of our classmates were to attend our 60th reunion luncheon which was hosted at my home. At the last day two of our classmates were unable to make it so there were 10 of us.
Nursing 1965 - 58th reunion
Twelve members of the Nursing Class of '65 got together for their 58th reunion in Victoria, BC for afternoon tea and dinner.
Scrubs and sunshine smiles: Staying committed to my passion for health care, one radiant ray of compassion at a time
I am a World University Service of Canada scholar and I'm incredibly passionate about health care and nursing. I embarked on a journey to the University of British Columbia in 2018 with a burning desire to make a lasting difference in the…
From expert Registered Nurse to novice Nurse Practitioner
My professional journey began in 2010, when I graduated in France with a Degree in Nursing. My first clinical placement as a student nurse was eye-opening, as I simply loved the complexity of nursing with its multi-faceted knowledge components.…
BE Brave, BE Relevant, STAY Relevant
Se:ko! My name is Olivia Maracle, and my pronouns are she/her. I am a daughter, a sister, and a granddaughter. I am of the Turtle Clan and identify as Kanien'kehá:ka (People of the Flint) or Mohawk from the Bay of Quinte. My mother is Susan…
Trauma-informed design: Changing the narrative in health technology development
Dr. Abdul-Fatawu Abdulai graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing, from the UBC School of Nursing in Vancouver.
From patient to nurse: how my experience made me a better caregiver
I first became a UBC student in 2016 as I pursued a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Biology. In 2019, during my third year, I unexpectedly had to withdraw from my studies due to a hospitalization. What at first seemed like a four-year…
Making the most of a global pandemic
I entered nursing as a third career. I started my studies in Music and Education and trained as a high school music, biology, and outdoor education teacher. I quickly found my stride with an at-risk youth population in alternative learning…
Achieving my dream, and helping patients along the way
Since I was 18 years old, it was my dream to become an NP— and I was passionate about the course. After working as an emergency department nurse across Canada for eight years, I took the leap to begin my master’s training at UBC. Half way through my…