Dr. Jane Fritz, Interim Vice-President Academic (Fredericton), is pleased to announce that Dr. Patricia Seaman has been named acting dean of the faculty of nursing at the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus. Dr. Seaman will assume the role on August 1 when the current dean, Dr. Kathleen Valentine, will take up a position at… Read More »

This past week 19 students from the first cohort of the UNB Saint John’s Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) to Bachelor of Nursing (BN) Bridge pilot walked across the stage to receive their diplomas during spring convocation. The LPN-BN Bridge pilot is a cluster of six courses which, when completed successfully, allow Practical Nurse graduates from… Read More »

The second annual Interprofessional Education (IPE) simulation occurred recently in Saint John. The entire day facilitated hands-on learning between third-year UNB Saint John Bachelor of Nursing (BN) students and third year New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) Respiratory Therapy (RT) students – using simulation as a tool to assist students in learning the importance of effective… Read More »

Can heartbreak cause heart disease? UNB assistant professor Dr. Kelly Scott-Storey’s research is some of the first to examine the link between women who have experienced violence and their heart health. Dr. Scott-Storey was interested to see if women who have experienced violence, are at a higher risk for heart disease. It’s a topic that’s… Read More »

Elizabeth and Kristie McAllister know first hand the importance of compassionate care after their parents spent long periods of time in hospital near the end of their lives. “Our family was struck by how important the level of compassion in Mum and Dad’s care was to their well-being and to the stress levels of our… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick’s faculty of nursing will be relocating its Advanced Standing Program (ASP) to the Moncton campus in the fall of 2015. “This decision was made late last year and is the Faculty’s response to reviews by the Nurses Association of New Brunswick (NANB) and accreditation by the Canadian Association of Schools… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick’s faculty of nursing in Moncton is expanding.   On October 21, UNB’s faculty of nursing will open its doors at its new Moncton campus: University of New Brunswick Faculty of Nursing – Moncton Campus 55 Lutz StreetMoncton, NB  E1C 0L2 Friday, October 11 will be the faculty’s last day at… Read More »

Three hundred and seventy students in the faculty of nursing at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, Moncton and Bathurst have earned a place on the dean’s list for 2012-13. The dean of nursing, Dr. Gail Storr, announced that the students who qualified for the list attained a sessional grade-point average of at least… Read More »

Licensed practical nursing graduates will be able to enter the Bachelor of Nursing program at the University of New Brunswick, Saint John campus, under a pilot project supported by the Department Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour. Under the program, Licensed Practical Nurses who are graduates from two-year training programs offered at the New Brunswick Community… Read More »

On April 26 at MacLaggan Hall, UNB’s Faculty of Nursing will host its annual Nursing Research Day. Dr. Kathleen White-Williams, nursing professor at Humber Institute, will deliver the keynote speech.  She will talk about her research with fourth-year nursing students in their clinical experiences. Her talk is entitled “Process of Senior Nursing Student-Patient Connection: Student… Read More »

Third-year nursing students at UNB Moncton recently launched a booklet called Diabetes: Connect, Prevent & Manage. This booklet promotes healthy living and highlights community resources in the Moncton area and surrounding communities. While the target population is the diabetes community, this booklet also has resources for those interested in healthy living and the prevention of… Read More »

Vanessa Morris, a third-year nursing student at UNB Saint John, recently received the Mae Gallant Student Award from the Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses. As the Health Promotion and Advocacy Chair, and executive member of the New Brunswick Division of the Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses, Vanessa received the award for her dedication to health… Read More »

This past summer, seven UNB students from the faculties of nursing, kinesiology, law, arts and engineering participated in the UNB Students for Development Program funded by the Government of Canada and administered by the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada. UNB will host Malawi Night where students will share their experiences with the public… Read More »

To meet the challenging healthcare demands of a shrinking world and an increasingly mobile population, the University of New Brunswick has taken steps to further internationalize its renowned nursing program. In recent years, the faculty of nursing at UNB has put a strong focus on integrating international education into its academic and extra-curricular programming. Nursing… Read More »

Seven third-year students in the nursing program at the University of New Brunswick Moncton campus have been working on a special health promotion initiative that has the potential to enhance the well-being of government employees in Moncton and across the province. The Community Population Health project began in early September, in cooperation with Service New… Read More »