2016/2017

Healing Salves for the Holidays with the Indigenous Plant Diva

Healing Salves for the Holidays with the Indigenous Plant Diva

Join us on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 for another interactive demonstration with Cease Wyss, Indigenous Plant Diva. In this session, Cease will demonstrate how to make homemade healing salves that can make perfect gifts for the holidays. Learning Objectives: Participants will learn the important steps in making healing salves, as well as how to package and store […]

Success Stories in Cultural Safety – with Elder Roberta Price and Dr. David Tu

Success Stories in Cultural Safety – with Elder Roberta Price and Dr. David Tu

Join UBC Learning Circle, in collaboration with Vancouver Coastal Health’s Aboriginal Health Department, in welcoming Elder Roberta Price and Dr. David Tu on Thursday…

When Less is More – A Pharmacist’s Perspective on Managing Multiple Medications

When Less is More – A Pharmacist’s Perspective on Managing Multiple Medications

Join us on November 22, 2016 with Larry Leung, Lecturer and Pharmacist at the Pharmacists Clinic, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UBC. In this session we will explore the topic of “polypharmacy”, which can occur when people are taking multiple medications for one or more health conditions. We will get perspectives on the risks of polypharmacy, […]

Looking Back at our Traditional Roles in Midwifery: Looking Forward to our New Roles as Doulas and Midwives

Looking Back at our Traditional Roles in Midwifery: Looking Forward to our New Roles as Doulas and Midwives

Join us on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 with Lucy Barney, Lead, Aboriginal Health, Perinatal Services BC, Perinatal Specialist with First Nations Health Authority, and Evelyn George, Indigenous Lead, Midwives Association of BC. In this interactive session, we will explore the past and present roles of doulas and midwives in our communities. Learning objectives: Learn the history […]