UBC Hospital

City/Town:
Vancouver

Site Address:

2211 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 2B5

Facility Type:

Placement Category:

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This is one of Vancouver Coastal Health’s many locations within BC. The Physiotherapy service that is provided here follows the organisation’s guiding principle of “people first.” Physiotherapists aim to provide the highest quality care to patients while creating a nurturing and supporting atmosphere for staff and students alike. We look forward to sharing our expertise and knowledge with you during your time with us.

Site Details

Placement Category: 

Acute

Facility Type:

Hospital

Patient population description:

UBC Hospital is on the University of British Columbia campus. At UBC Hospital, Physiotherapy provides services to the CSI Program, Transitional Care Unit, Residential Care, MS Outpatient Clinic, Bladder Care Centre and Mental Health Units.

Physiotherapist expertise on site (special interests, degrees, certificates, etc.):

Therapists at UBC have expertise in joint arthroplasty, re-activation of patients, residential care, psychosis and mood disorders, bladder and continence treatment, and management of MS.

These types of learning opportunities may be available at this site:

Learning opportunities include reconstructive orthopedics, residential and transitional care, psychiatry, exposure to continence management and movement disorders. All areas involve history-taking, assessment and treatment, discharge planning and liaising with other professions.

Possible Interprofessional opportunities at this site:

OT, RN, MD, RT, Social Work, Recreation Therapists, Volunteers, Rehabilitation Assistants, Care Aides.


For information on pre-placement requirements and orientation please refer to the specific health authority listing, found here.

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