Victoria Pickles is completing her master’s degree in nursing while working with Broadmead Care, a non-profit long term care organization. For her final practicum, she worked with UVic’s School of Nursing faculty and Island Health’s Professional Practice office to plan third and fourth year undergraduate student involvement in BC’s vaccination program and COVID-19 response for the elderly.
“The experience just morphed into a best practice lesson on how to incorporate students within a mass vaccination project,” she explains, clear on the historic learning opportunity at hand. “This presented me with a great opportunity to develop my learning as an Advanced Practice Lead and Nurse Educator.”
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