• Society of Simulation in Healthcare (SSH): Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) (2016)
  • Bryan Health College:  Post Graduate Certificate in Simulation design and evaluation (2016)
  • CASN:  Nurse Educator Certificate (2014)
  • Vancouver Community College:  Provinicial Instructor Diploma (2008)
  • University of Portland:  Master’s of Science (1993)
  • University of Victoria: Bachelor of Science Nursing (1986)
  • Kelsey Institute: Diploma in Nursing (1976)

Affiliations / organizations

Service (volunteer activities)

  • Western Canada Health Sciences Educators: Formerly Nursing Lab Educators of BC and BC Lab Educators Group: Conference planning chair 2016 & 2017
  • Nursing Lab Educators of BC: Chair

Research (field of interest)

  • The impact of debriefing following simulation
  • Creating disaster nursing scenarios for an undergraduate nursing program


  • Articles
  • Poster presentations
    • Safe Care Nursing Framework™ INACSL 2017 presentation with Hirpal Hundial MS, RN
  • Podium presentations:
    • How did the NLN Debriefing tool contribute to critical dialogue in the context of an IPE disaster preparedness event : NLN 2017 presention with Linda Glatts MS, RN


What are you currently teaching

  • Foundational skills in the lab for all levels of BScN students
  • Offering open lab time to all levels of BScN students
  • Organizing and evaluating students at the end of term and end of program in semi – high stakes summative evaluations using simulation


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