Unrivaled in scope and impact, the annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences is the convergence of over 70 scholarly associations, each holding their annual conference under one umbrella. Now in its 88th year, this flagship event is much more than Canada’s largest gathering of scholars.
Room SWNG 222, West Mall Swing Space Bldg, 2175 West Mall, UBC Vancouver
By critically examining representations of nurses as icons, trailblazers, war heroes, and symbols of virtue, discussants will unpack the power and meaning of the commemoration of nursing, and, more broadly, women’s caring work.
St. Paul's Hospital, Conference Rm 6 (Level 1, Conference Centre)
The Providence Health Care Knowledge Translation Community of Practice (PHC KT CoP) welcomes researchers, clinicians and other PHC staff members who want to learn with their colleagues about creative and effective ways to improve patient health through use of research evidence.
Lisa Williams is a research fellow in Nursing at the University of Auckland and a member of the Te Arai Palliative Care and End of Life Research Group. This presentation will explore the benefits and drawbacks of using digital stories in the form of short videos to convey the experiences of people with dementia.
Is your UBC working, learning or living environment welcoming and inclusive to sexual and gender diverse students, staff and faculty? Would you like to learn more how to improve and positively impact the climate for sexual and gender diversity?
Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue, 580 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC
In the 2019 inaugural Verna Huffman Splane Public Health Nursing Lecture, Michael Villeneuve will reflect on the history of public health nursing in Canada, its impacts on population health, and how to respond to the global call to position nurses effectively to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals to build a better world by 2030.
This session will introduce attendees to the concepts and components of Planetary Health with an emphasis on the role that nursing plays. Presenters will disseminate key learnings from recently attending the BC Coalition Institute in Victoria in August 2019.