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 Nov 22, 2018
South Campus - 2nd Floor
Transfer Credit Fair
About to graduate with your certificate or diploma? Learn about degree completion, post-diploma, and university transfer options from regional post-secondary institutions.
Monday Dec 17, 2018 Monday Dec 17, 2018
Room N231, North Campus
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 Dec 18, 2018 Tuesday Dec 18, 2018
Room S2009, South Campus
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.
Wednesday Dec 19, 2018 Wednesday Dec 19, 2018
Room S2009, South Campus
Tech Boot Camp
Does technology make you nervous? If so, Tech Boot Camp is for you!