Nursing Students Donate Supplies

Nursing Students Donate Supplies

Every year at the end of term, MacEwan University facilities personnel find unused BScN student supplies left behind in the students’ lockers. Nursing students often have left over supplies but do not know how to dispose of them or where to…

My last day of field placement. Ever.

My last day of field placement. Ever.

Friday is my last day of field placement! I’ve really enjoyed my time at the centre I am at and cannot believe my last day came so soon. As our grad party and grad celebrations came and went, the feeling…

How To Massage Out A Knot

How To Massage Out A Knot

Each year, Massage Therapy students at MacEwan University practice their skills in a their teaching clinic. Watch as a student demonstrates a technique for massaging the knot out of a patients neck, and see just how much you need to…

Babies Are People Too

Babies Are People Too

After a relaxing Spring Break, it was back to my field placement with babies. I couldn’t be happier! The babies keep me busy and they are such a joy to work with. I explored rotation with the babies for two…

Why Become A Psychiatric Nurse?

Why Become A Psychiatric Nurse?

A group of first-year students of the Psychiatric Nursing diploma were quick to provide several reasons to take up the rewarding career. “People are so interesting,” explains Stacie. “Finding out what makes people healthy. Why is it that I’m in…

4 Ways to Manage Exam Stress

4 Ways to Manage Exam Stress

Exam time is stressful, but Psychiatric Nursing students have a particular advantage. Not only are they experts on the effects stress can have on mental health and on the body, but they are full of advice and techniques for managing…

The Stigma Around Mental Health

The Stigma Around Mental Health

Why are people with mental health issues treated differently than people with other illnesses? A group of first-year students from MacEwan University’s Psychatric Nursing diploma are raising awareness about the concerning stigma against mental health. “Why are people treated differently…