On May 12, 2018  the Vancouver Island University hosted & co-sponsored the Fashion Show Parade of past and present nursing costumes and uniforms called  “Dressing Up History: nurses uniforms and professional identity”

The BCHNS received the invitation through long time member Sheila Zerr from  Cheryl Warsh, Professor of the Department of History at the VIU.  Sheila has created a collection of uniforms & costumes represented through the ages which she has used  to teach “history of nursing”.  The event was moderated by long time member Glennis Zilm.  Models were students & faculty of VIU and members of the BCHNS.

Photo Credits: Michelle Eng, Cheryl Entwistle,Kathy Murphy, Stephanie Buckingham, and Sue Forshaw.

 

 

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