Vancouver Coastal Health
Primary Care & Community Solutions
Clinical Nurse Specialist
#200 - 555 West 12th Ave.
- BSN (Nursing), University of British Columbia
- MSN (Nursing), University of British Columbia
- Practicing Registered Nurse member of the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC)
- CRNBC Professional Resource Network
- International Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honors Society, Xi Eta Chapter
- Canada's Health Informatics Association (COACH)
Carried out qualitative research study for graduate thesis entitled, "Understanding the context in which we live: An interpretive description of the structural and relational factors that influence the care-seeking efforts of the persons living in poverty".
Selected Publications not Indexed in PubMed
Da Silva, B. (June, 2001). Development of an Interdisciplinary Practice Guidelines System. Poster session presented at the Clinical Nurse Specialist Provincial Interest Group, Burnaby, B.C.
Da Silva, B. (February, 2004). Care-seeking by Clients Living in Poverty. Presenter at 9th Annual Ethel Johns Nursing Research Forum. .
Da Silva, B. & Worobec, M. (2007). Integrating Clinical Practice Design into the Design and Development of an Electronic Health Record. Presenters at the PARIS User Groups Annual Conference.
Da Silva, B., Cho, N. & Infanti, P. (December, 2007). The Development of a Comprehensive Electronic Chart for Home and Community Clients. Presenters at the Canadian Home Care Association Conference. Victoria, B.C.
Worobec, M. and Da Silva, B. (May, 2008). Clinical Practice and Electronic Health Record Integration. Poster session presented at the e-Health 2008: Extending the Reach Conference. Vancouver, B.C.
Da Silva, B. Commentator. (2002). Young homeless women encountered physical and individual barriers in obtaining health care. Evidenced-Based Nursing, 5 (4), 124.
I coach and mentor clinical analysts (nurses) and system analysts on my Primary Care and Community Solutions team.