How To Avoid Soreness After Excercising

How To Avoid Soreness After Excercising

Muscle soreness is no fun. Learn how to reduce soreness after exercise from Dave Kato, chair of the Bachelor of Physical Education transfer program.

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…

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…

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…

MoU signed with City University of Seattle

MoU signed with City University of Seattle

MacEwan University and City University of Seattle sign Memorandum of Understanding Grant MacEwan University’s Bachelor of Child and Youth Care (BCYC) program and the Master of Counseling program offered by City University of Seattle have a long-standing relationship. A significantly number…

What is Preconception Health?

What is Preconception Health?

  That is the question that a group of nursing students at MacEwan University set out to answer. Their goal is to raise awareness about preconception health — that is, health leading up to pregnancy — and to educate about…

How do you contribute to world peace?

How do you contribute to world peace?

  This week, social workers throughout Alberta are celebrating National Social Work Week in recognition of the contributions of social workers to society. MacEwan University’s Social Work program will pose one question each day based on this year’s theme: Advocating…

Can you save Stan?

Can you save Stan?

Students from four universities lent a helping hand last weekend to Stan or “standardized man,” a training mannequin for health care professionals. MacEwan University Clinical Simulation Centre staff were involved in instructing the students, about procedures for different scenarios, and…