Health Professional Development

Education you can put into practice.

Our online and on-campus courses and programs for health and helping professionals explore current research and development along with new treatment methodologies in health care.

Courses for health and helping professionals

Our courses are designed to reflect the latest research on relevant topics that often can be used for continuing education credits (CECs) within a professional organization. Please check with your association to ensure that the course can be used toward obtaining CECs.

The Health and Helping Professional courses are designed for those working in a health field that requires registration with a professional organization. These include:

  • doctors
  • pharmacists
  • nurses
  • LPNs
  • physiotherapists
  • and other health professionals

Courses open for registration

Courses open for registration

Wound Management for Health Professionals

Attaining comprehensive wound management skills requires continuing education that incorporates diverse, evidence-based information, best practice proficiency and collaborative opportunities across health disciplines. Combining the most current information and trends in wound care, this program enables you to take advantage of the opportunities for career development available in this health care field.
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A Tribute to Noreen Campbell: Practitioner, Educator, Administrative Leader

Last week, we lost one of our most passionate, long-time instructors, Noreen Campbell. Throughout the decades, Noreen was an inspirational educator and leader in continuing professional education.

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Why We Do What We Do

Throughout our lives, many of us could say we’ve participated in formal and informal learning settings. Community enrichment, mindful practices and professional development opportunities touch us at different times in our lives. At the Division of Continuing Studies, we focus on the learner experience by creating diverse opportunities.

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Nicole Gentner

My job requires frequent travel and the flexibility of UVic's online program, plus advanced online tools and databases, made it possible to study from anywhere. Having previously completed an undergraduate and graduate degree in a traditional/on-campus program, I was highly impressed with the quality of education, instructors and students associated with the online program.

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Gavin St. Michael

Many years ago, as a lab instructor in Biochemistry and Microbiology, I had occasional interaction with the staff in UVic's department of Occupational Health, Safety and Environment (OHSE), and always thought, “that seems like a fun and int

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Renée O'Leary

I had no inkling when I started in the Humanities Diploma Program in January 2004 that I would be a health care researcher.

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Jill Cameron, Program Assistant
Tel 250-721-8558
Email healthsci@uvcs.uvic.ca