UNA Wellness Day to focus on mental health, self-care and laughter

United Nurses of Alberta members are invited to register to participate in the union’s third Wellness Day event on Thursday, June 9, 2022, with the theme Make Yourself A Priority: A Path Forward.

Focusing on mental health, self-care and laughter, this day-long Wellness Day event will feature speakers Kim Hyshka, Susan Stewart and Barb Campbell, who will share skills that can help UNA members boost their resiliency, teach relaxation and stress relieving methods, and how to cope with an ever changing workplace.

UNA President Heather Smith and Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions President Linda Silas will bring welcoming remarks.


Please register with Zoom using the link inside the automatic registration confirmation email and a link will be emailed to you.

UNA members planning to attend are encouraged to request a Professional Development Day.

Members who are unable attend this symposium live will have the opportunity to view a recorded version following the event. More information will be available soon on how to access the recording and the deadline when it will no longer be available as per the terms of the presenters.

June 9 Wellness Day schedule

Make Yourself a Priority: A Path Forward

0830 Yoga with Barb Campbell ( optional participation)

0900 Welcome, Land acknowledgment & Introductions

0910 - 0930 UNA President Heather Smith

0930 - 1000 CFNU President Linda Silas

1000 - 1020 Break

1020 - 1150 Kim Hyshka - The Great Reflection: Designing Your Life Through Conversations

1150 - 1245 Lunch

1245 - 1415 Barb Campbell - Beyond Burnout: Getting your house in order

1415 - 1430 Break

1430 - 1600 Susan Stewart - Building Resiliency with Humour or The lighter side of life in Challenging times