Health and Medicine
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the Life Sciences Institute at UBC. This talk – “Drugs, Diet and Genes. Personal Approaches to Treat Diabetes and Obesity” is about the link between obesity and diabetes, current treatment options for type 2 diabetes and how genetics and personalized medicine will inform […]
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the UBC School of Nursing and the Consortium for Nursing History Inquiry. This presentation explores how health professionals contributed to conceptions of “the healthy child” in early twentieth century Canada. Based on her recently published book entitled Small Matters: Canadian Children in Sickness and Health, […]
Linda Quiney – Veiled Concerns: Social and Professional Tensions of Voluntary Aid Detachments and Military Nurses during the 1st World War
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the UBC School of Nursing and the Consortium for Nursing History Inquiry. With only a brief training and minimal hospital experience, the VADs entered the unfamiliar world of the military hospital to work alongside the qualified Canadian military nurses at home, and British military nurses […]
Bonnie Stevens – Nursing’s Role in Changing Care Practices and Outcomes in the Context of Health Care System Transformation
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the School of Nursing as part of the 2014 Marion Woodward Lecture. Nurses are positioned ideally to affect patient and family outcomes at both the individual and organizational level. The conceptual and theoretical basis of change and implementation science not only underlies the […]
Health Information Series – Autism Gets Personal: Emerging Therapies From the Interface of Genes and Environment
Wednesday October 8, 2014, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Alice MacKay Room, Lower Level, Vancouver Public Library, Central Library, 350 West Georgia St.
On May 17, 2014, the Consortium and the BC History of Nursing Society co-hosted Dr. Margaret Scaia (University of Victoria) at the annual BC History of Nursing Society Luncheon at the Vancouver Lawn Tennis & Badminton Club. Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.
May 27, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Alma VanDusen & Peter Kaye Rooms, Lower Level, Vancouver Public Library, Central Branch
Clara van Karnebeek – Riding the TIDE to Improve Outcomes for Children With Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and program hosted by Burnaby Public Library (Bob Prittie Metrotown Library)
Since at least the 1980s, much research, policy and practice in the field of physical education for girls has been trapped in a repeated lament that we have yet to find the solution to ‘the problem’ of girls’ lack of participation in physical education and consequent negative effects on their health and wellbeing. The narrative […]
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the School of Nursing. Five decades ago, the Canadian mental health system was turned inside out. Nearly 50, 000 beds were closed in aging provincial asylums, with patients following a new regime of short hospital stays, psychiatric drugs and community services. History in […]