Education

  • B.Sc.N.:The University of Western Ontario
  • M.Sc.N.in Nursing Education: The University of Western Ontario
  • SANE certificate:B.C. Women’s Hospital
  • Certificate in Practice Education: University of British Columbia
  • Certificate in Multimedia and Web Development: UBC

Affiliations / organizations: STWG, Sigma Theta Tau

Service: SPCA, Haven Society, Yellowpoint Drama Group

Research interests: Violence against Women, Simulation

Publications

Articles

Metcalf, B. & Yankou, D. (2003). Using Gaming to Assist Nursing Students to
Understand Ethics. Journal of Nursing Education, 42(5), 212-215.

Poster presentations

  • Metcalf, B. (1996, May). Women’s stories of surviving intimate relationship harassment. Paper presented at The University of Western Ontario/Iota Omicron annual research day, London, Ontario.
  • Metcalf, B., & Schweitzer, A. (1997, April). Terrorism as a context for daily life: Harassment, a primary tool of abuse. Paper presented at the Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International Conference, Charleston, West Virginia.
  • Schweitzer, A., & Metcalf, B. (1998, May). Creating congruence between methodology and method: Videotape brings the story home. Paper presented at Revealing Meaning for Nursing and Health: Conference on Phenomenology and Hermeneutics, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Metcalf, B. & Clarke, M. (2009, October). Go big or go home: The Use of Humour as a Tool to Engage the Learner. Paper presented at Engaging Learners: The challenge for Clinical Nurse Educators, Vancouver, BC
  • Eschak, C., Metcalf, B., & Huml M. (2014, April). Applying Calibrated Peer Review to the CAEN Curriculum: An Innovative Teaching Strategy. Paper presented at the 2014 Collaboration for Academic Education in Nursing Conference: CAEN Version 2.0: Innovations in Teaching the CAEN curriculum; Courtenay, B.C.
  • Metcalf, B. (2015, June). Debriefing with Good Judgement: The Harvard Model of Debriefing. Paper presented at the 2015 BC Lab Educators Conference; Courtenay, BC.
  • Metcalf, B. (2017, May). Teamwork Explored Through an Interprofessional Lab Day.Paper accepted to be presented at the Nursing Lab Educator Conference; Parksville, BC

Other

  • Metcalf, B. (1999, May). Modern Tragedy. One act play based on Master’s thesis presented at The University of Western Ontario/Iota Omicron annual research day, London, Ontario.
  • Metcalf, B. (2017, May). Learning Activities That Really Schmeck: Bringing the Outside World in. Workshop accepted to be presented at the VIU Teaching and Learning Conference: Nanaimo, BC

Teaching

  1. What are you currently teaching: 2nd year BSN lab, 3rd year global nursing, running simulations for BSN and LPN programs.
  2. What is your special area of teaching: simulation

Contact email and phone number

Barbara.Metcalf@viu.ca

250-753-3245 x 2447

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