Vara Hagreen has worked in multiple roles in the health care field over the past 20 years; as an HCA, RN, Midwife, and Breastfeeding Counsellor. She has been teaching in Camosun’s Continuing Care Department, primarily in the Practical Nursing Program, since 2009.
Vara’s clinical area of specialization is in all facets of human reproduction, with a focus on maternal-newborn care. Her teaching philosophy reflects a belief in the uniqueness of each learner and the requirement of a caring, stimulating, interactive environment in which to grow and learn.
This blog is one of the requirements of the Media Enhanced Education course in the BC Provincial Instructor’s Diploma Program at Vancouver Community College. The intent is to provide a forum for sharing resources and reflections on health care, nursing and nurse education.