Continuing Education

Health and fitness

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Cost: $290

Are you struggling with managing stress while juggling increasing demands at home or work, or perhaps dealing with chronic pain or health challenges, or just wanting to address a nagging sense of dissatisfaction? If so, this course may be for you. Through practicing a series of mindfulness-based exercises and strategies under expert supervision, participants will to learn to manage stress more effectively to enhance wellbeing.

This MBSR course is designed by the School of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts and has been extensively researched and field tested since. The course is facilitated by a qualified MBSR Instructor and professor at UFV, Dr. Seonaigh MacPherson, who will be mentored by a physician and professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Dr. Pat Rockman, an MBSR/MBCT specialist. This course will complete Dr. MacPherson’s MBSR certification process with the Centre for Mindfulness Studies in Toronto.

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Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Starts Sep 19–Nov 14 | 80264, 9 sessions, Tue, 6:30-9:00 pm
Sat, Nov 4, 8:30 am–12:30 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Nursing Foot Care

Cost: $1500 + supply kit and textbook
Prerequisite: R.N., LPN, RPN, or NP. (copy of certification required)

This course includes an in-depth focus on:

  • Assessment of the foot and lower limb
  • Prevention and education for the client with diabetes to assist in preventing diabetic foot complications
  • Sterilization and infection control procedures used in reprocessing instruments
  • Excellent review of the process and resources needed in starting your own business

On completion, students have their own foot care ‘kit’ including four sets of instruments and supplies needed to start their foot care career.

The course meets Canadian Association of Foot Care Nurses (CAFCN) competencies.

Tuition: $1500
Supply kit: $350
Textbook: $100 (approximate)

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Oct 25 | 80333, Information session, 7–8:30 pm
Nov 20 | In-Class kickoff (optional)
Nov 20 - Jan 13, 2018 | Online
Jan 11, 12, 13 | Onsite Clinical (Seniors Come Share Society - Surrey, BC)

 

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
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Registration for fall courses starts June 30

Earn a certificate to advance your career — or gain a new skill by taking a course. Choose now from UFV Continuing Education’s Fall 2017 options.

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