Yearly Archives
2015

PRC December 2015 Newsletter

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PRC October 2015 Newsletter

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PRC September 2015 Newsletter

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PRC August 2015 Newsletter

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How Much Does A Herbalist Earn?

Career opportunity and salary are important factors when considering your future profession. Herbal Medicine was once a primary healthcare modality before the development of pharmaceuticals. Now, largely due to the prevalence of illnesses that are drug-resistant and the side effects of drugs themselves, there is a resurgence in the practice of herbal medicine and complementary …

PRC Earns Finalist Recognition as Victoria Business of the Year!

Pacific Rim College was named the finalist for the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year (11-25 employees). Congratulations to the Pacific Rim College community for garnering such prestigious recognition!   

May 2015 Newsletter

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Burdock: weed or medicine?

Burdock (Arctium lappa), also known as Beggar’s Buttons, Cocklebur or Niu Bang Zi, is a common weed plant found in North America, Europe and Asia. Its botanical name is derived from the Greek arktos, or bear, suggesting rough-coated fruits, and lappa, to seize. It is a substantial biennial plant reaching 1.5m in height with very large …

Post Graduate Interview – Lindsay Hounslow

Name: Lindsay Hounslow Program Graduated: Diploma of Phytotherapy Location: Fernwood Village, Victoria Website: lindenlotus.ca Question – What do you value most from your education experience at Pacific Rim College? On campus learning that offers direct mentorship with teachers and learning alongside other students. The chance to engage and ask questions and the chance to witness …

What Is The Difference Between A Doula and a Midwife?

Offering North America’s most comprehensive Doula training program, we are often asked the question what is the difference between a Doula and a Midwife. Midwives are trained medical professionals who offer primary maternity care to pregnant mothers and their babies from early pregnancy until about 6 weeks postpartum. Midwives are able to work in private …