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

Environmental and Occupational Health

Gain a competitive edge in the workforce with our occupational health and safety training program, which incorporates a progressive environmental component. Available 100% online - learn from anywhere.
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Wound Management for Health Professionals

Wound care is one of the fastest growing areas in health care today. This online program for health care professionals combines the most current information and trends in wound care.
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Wound Management Program News - Sept. 2018

New instructor for Wound Management for Health Professionals Level I We are excited to welcome Misty Stephens as a new instructor this fall. Misty has been a registered nurse for 12 years.

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Unlocking the Secret to Fall Prevention

By: Vicky Scott, RN, PhD, Clinical Professor, School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

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Achievement and success through Continuing Education 

Interview with Donna Saworski, Graduate, Environmental and Occupational Health Certificate   What is your current position? My title is HR Specialist – Occupational Health and Safety.

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Wound Management Program News

Find out what is happening with our Wound Management for Health Professionals Program. We welcome a new instructor, catch up with a seasoned instructor, and list upcoming Wound Care conferences.

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Finding Space

One of the brightest smiles and bubbliest personalities in our office belongs to Laura Vizina, our Director of Health Sciences and Public Relations Programs.

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Remembering Anita Jessop

Anita Lynn Jessop (née Fournier) June 15, 1953 – June 16, 2017 It is with a heavy heart that we mark the passing of one of our own, Anita Jessop.

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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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