Get ready for a career in health care
Choosing a career in health care means choosing a future of caring. Your career in health and wellness puts you on the front lines of making a real, tangible difference in the lives of others.
Experience the opportunities for learning at Bow Valley College.
- On-site labs for clinical-setting experience
- Bursaries and awards
- Peer mentoring
- Flexible learning opportunities
- Graduate work-ready
- Hands-on learning in our Simulation Centre
School of Health and Wellness at a glanceYour success is our goal. We’ll help with everything from credit transfer during application to post-graduate planning.
Faculty & Staff
Dean, School of Health and Wellness
Nora MacLachlan, RN, Master of Science in Human Services
Nora MacLachlan is the Dean of the School of Health and Wellness at Bow Valley College. She has extensive experience as an instructor, having taught almost all of the courses in the Practical Nurse program at a college in southern Alberta. Nora also coordinated and developed clinical practice guidelines, and facilitated access improvement work in health care settings and coordinated building teams in physician offices. Prior to leading the School of Health and Wellness at Bow Valley College, she was an auditor, and a nursing manager in the continuing care environment.
Nora’s education pathway moved from a Rehabilitation Practitioner Diploma to a Registered Nursing Diploma. This expanded to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and she now has a Master of Science in Human Services, with a specialization in Health Care Administration.
She recently completed a knowledge translation project on the topic “Connecting with People with Dementia.” Her goal is to continue to develop excellence in the health programs at Bow Valley College.Meet Our Team
Thursday Apr 04, 2019
The Market, South Campus, Second Floor
Meet potential employers, get help with your resume, and enter for a chance to win an iPad Mini!
Monday Apr 08, 2019 Thursday Apr 11, 2019
Backpack to Briefcase Workshops
Bow Valley College Career Services is proud to host free workshops to get you from backpack to briefcase and into the real world.
Monday Apr 15, 2019
South Campus, ATB Hall
Budget Boot Camp
Get a head start on school by managing your money and finances. Learn about budgeting, assets, banking, credit, and tips for saving money.
Tuesday Apr 16, 2019
South Campus, ATB Hall
Learning Boot Camp
Attend Learning Boot Camp to sharpen your study, learning, and organizational skills. Learn how to balance work, life, and school while connecting with students, staff, and campus services.