NIC in the News: Celebrating Island Health’s Indigenous Nurses

Former NIC student Monique Pat was featured in an Island Health news release celebrating BC Indigenous Nurses Day on April 10.

She began her career in 1997 as a Home Support Worker, working closely with the Namgis First Nation Elders in Alert Bay.

Monique’s Home Support Worker instructor at NIC was a nurse with First Nations ancestry who encouraged Monique to think about becoming a nurse.

Check out the full story on the Island Health website.