Assistant Professor of Teaching, NP Program Coordinator
UBC School of Nursing
T201 2211 Wesbrook Mall
Canada V6T 2B5
Ms. McCuaig’s work focuses on Nurse Practitioner (NP) education and curriculum design. An experienced educator and NP, she teaches in both classroom and clinical settings. She has been involved in course development, planning and coordination of activities in the BC NP programs since their inception. She is recognized for her enthusiasm and her inspirational approach to educating nurses, nurse practitioners, medical, dental and doctor of pharmacy students.
Post-Master's Certificate (Family Nurse Practitioner), Gonzaga University
MSN (Nursing Education), Gonzaga University
BSc. (Molecular and Cellular Biology/ Certificate in Health and Fitness(Kinesiology)), SFU
Affiliations & Links
CASN-Canadian Nurse Educator Interest Group on NP Education (active member)
Areas of current NP(F) practice: Travel medicine and primary care in BC.
Areas of past NP(F) practice: Private primary care provider in an NP owned and operated family practice/walk-in clinic in Bellingham, WA.;Infertility and women's health clinic in the US and BC; Solo primary care provider in BC.
Selected Publications not Indexed in PubMed
Joachim, G., Boyle, B., Thomson, S., McCuaig, F., Jennings, M., Etesami, A., Helmer, D., Kanji, F., & Leung, B.(2010). The e-portfolio: A partnership between education and practice.Vancouver, B.C. BCNPA Conference Presentation.
Brar, K.,Boschma, G. & McCuaig, F. (2010). The Development of Nurse Practitioner Preparation beyond the Master's Level: What is the Debate About? International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, vol. 7(1).Retrieved June 12, 2013 from http://www.bepress.com/
McCuaig, F.(2000). The Critical Thinking Dispositions of Diploma Nursing Students. Masters Thesis, Gonzaga University.
Family Nurse Practitioner Program