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 - 0920 UNA President Heather Smith
0920 - 1000 Chris Axtell - Unstoppable Nurses: We Fight Never Surrender! When in doubt fill it out. 
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