MN Nurse Educator Option, University of Victoria, 2012
BSN North Island College, 2009 RN

Affiliations / organizations

  • Member ARNBC Comox Valley
  • CRNBC Faculty Liason and Student Rep Faculty Member
  • Simulation Subcommittee member, North Island College

Research (fields of interest)

  • Developing professionalism in nursing students
  • Teaching Psychomotor skills in nursing education
  • Inter professional Education



Russell, M. (2013). Teaching civility to undergraduate nursing students using a virtue ethics-based curriculum. Journal of Nursing Education, 53(6), 313-319.


February 2017, Victoria. Western Northern Region of the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (WNRCASN). Interprofessional Education Simulation: Nursing students and family practice residents learning together (with Jan Meiers, RN MN)

February 2016, Saskatoon.  Western Northern Region of the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (WNRCASN) Education Innovation Award for “Using an Unfolding Case Method to Teach Psychomotor Skills in the Nursing Learning Centre: A Shift in Pedagogy” (with Jan Meiers, RN MN).

June 2015, Atlanta. International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) Annual Conference. Presentation “Using an Unfolding Case Study as Contextual Learning: Supporting Novice Students to ‘Think like a Nurse'”(with Jan Meiers, RN MN)

Teaching: North Island College BSN Program

Currently teaching first year professional practice, second year nursing ethics, and second year learning centre (lab) courses, as well as acting as the Learning Centre coordinator for the BSN program


Martha Russell MN RN
Phone: 250-334-5000 ext 4041

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