Need help preparing for nursing clinical?

In the nursing program at BCIT, we receive our patient assignments the night before clinical (usually). We are expected to complete extensive research so that we can understand their diagnosis in order to provide optimal care. This research can be extremely time-consuming and it can be difficult and overwhelming at times. Check out my video … Read more

A BCIT nursing student’s guide to surviving illness

Life as a BCIT nursing student can be stressful. We study for long hours and so consequently, all of the stress and work can degrade the immune system. (Like, literally, look up the relationship between stress, cortisol, and the immune system: long term stress can decrease your ability to fight infection.) Anyways, because of all … Read more