Carol Jillings, PhD

Associate Professor Emerita

UBC School of Nursing
T201 2211 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, BC
Canada V6T 2B5


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Young, L., Frost, L.J., Bigl, J., Clauson, M., McRae, C., Scarborough, K., Murphy, S., Jillings, C. & Gillespie, F. (in press). Nurse Educator Pathway Project:  A competency-based intersectoral curriculum. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship.

Jillings, C. (2007). Commentary on Weaver, N.F., Murtaugh, M.J. & Thomson, R.G. Patients with recently diagnosed hypertension described risk in terms o acceptance and denial narratives, which served as personal frameworks of coping. Evidence-Based Nursing, 10, 3: 96.

Jillings, C. (2007). Book review for Curriculum Development in Nursing Education. Nurse Education Today, 27: 819.

Jillings, C. (2007). Commentary on Mahrer-Imhof, R., Hoffmann, A., & Froelicher, E.S.  The experiences of heart disease in a partner resulted in a closer relationship for most couples.  Evidence-Based Nursing, 10, 4:126.

Jillings, C. (2008). Commentary on Darr, A., Astin, F. & Atkin, K. (2008). Many patients with coronary heart disease believed that stress and lifestyle factors caused their illness. Evidence-Based Nursing, 11, 4: 127.

Jillings, C. & Thorne, S. (2008). Shifting the rhythm of chronic illness care. Guest editorial. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research 40, 3: 5-6.

Jillings, C. (2008). Nursing the system in chronic disease management. "Happenings" editor. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research 40, 3: 141-148.

Rajakumar, S., Jillings, C., & Tognazzini, P. (2008). Spirituality and depression:  The role of spirituality in the process of recovering from depression. Spirituality and Health International, 9: 90-101.

Jillings, C. (2007). Barriers to student-centered learning: Overcoming institutional and Attitudinal obstacles. In Young, L.E. & Paterson, B (Eds.), Teaching nursing: Student-centered theories, models and strategies for nurse educators. Toronto: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

Jillings, C. & O’Flynn-Magee, K. (2007). Knowledge and knowing made manifest: Curriculum process in student-centered learning. In Young, L.E. & Paterson, B (Eds.), Teaching nursing: Student-centered theories, models and strategies for nurse educators. Toronto: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

Cunningham, M.M. & Jillings, C. (2006). Individuals’ descriptions of living with fibromyalgia. Clinical Nursing Research, 15(4), 258-272.

Jillings, C. (2005). Commentary on Koch, T., Jenkin, P. & Kralik, D. Community living older adults described using medical, collaborative and self agency models for asthma self management. Evidence-Based Nursing.

Jillings, C. (2005). Editorial commentary: The measurement and prevalence of depression in patients with chronic heart failure - A review of the literature. Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing.

Lawrie, B. & Jillings, C. (2004). Assessing and addressing inappropriate sexual behavior in brain-injured clients. Rehabilitation Nursing, 29, 1:9-13.

Jillings, C. (2004). Commentary on Horowitz, CR, Rain, SB & Leventhal, H. Patients with heart failure had inadequate information about the disease and lacked the tools for optimal self-care. Evidence-Based Nursing, 7, a4:127.

Paterson, B., Thorne, S.. Canam, C. & Jillings, C. (2001). Meta-study of Qualitative Research: A Practical Guide to Meta-analysis and Meta-Synthesis. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Thorne, S., Paterson, B., Acorn, S., Canam, C., Joachim, G. & Jillings C. (2002). Chronic illness experience: Insights from a qualitative meta-study. Qualitative Health Research, 12, 4:437-452.

Young, L. E. & Jillings, C. (2000). Qualitative methods add quality to cardiovascular science. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 16, 6: 793-797.

Thorne, S., & Jillings, C. (1996). Quality of life science in cancer nursing. Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal, 6, 2: 72-74.

Thorne, S., Jillings, C., Perry, J.A., & Ellis, D. (1993). A nursing model in action: The University of British Columbia experience. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 18, 1259-1266.

Jillings, C.R., & Alexus, L. (1991). The concept of stigma: Timely, relevant and possibly uncomfortable. Critical Care Nurse, 11(1), 62-64.

Jillings, C. R. (1990). Shock: Psychosocial needs of the patient and family. Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America, 2(2), 325-330.

Jillings, C.R. (1989). Caring . . . the essence of nursing. Guest editorial. Critical Care Nurse, 9(8), 10.

Jillings, C.R. Ed. (1988). Cardiac Rehabilitation Nursing. Rockville, Md.: Aspen Publishers, Inc. Author of nine chapters of this 22-chapter text.

Jillings, C.R. (1987). Is chronic illness a relevant topic for the critical care nurse?. Critical Care Nurse, 7(3), 14-17.

Jillings, C.R. (1986). End-of-year inventory. Guest editorial. Critical Care Nurse, 6(6), 1.

Jillings, C.R. (1985). Loss and grief: Unravelling two complex phenomena. Critical Care Nurse, 5(5), 7-9.

Jillings, C.R. (1985). The concept of crisis and the care of the critically ill patient. Critical Care Nurse, 5(3), 8-10.

Jillings, C.R. (1985). Concepts relevant for critical care nursing: The knowledge-practice connection. Critical Care Nurse, 5(2), 52 and 57.

Jillings, C.R. (1985). The experience of acute illness: Impact on psychosocial needs. Critical Care Nurse, 5(1), 94.

Jillings, C.R. (1984). Psychosocial aspects of critical care nursing: Introduction to a new department. Critical Care Nurse, 4(5), 13.

Jillings, C.R. (1981). Nursing intervention with the family of the critically ill patient. Critical Care Nurse, 2(5), 27-31.

Jillings, C.R. (1978). Phases of recovery from open heart surgery. Heart and Lung, 7(6), 987-994.

Jillings, C.R. (1977). Phases of recovery from open heart surgery: Abstract. Circulation suppl, 56(4), 58.

Jillings, C.R. (1984). Viewing the patient’s psychosocial needs. Critical Care Nurse, 4(6), 36-38.