- RN, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal
- BN, McGill University
- MSc, University of British Columbia
- Founding member of the Canadian Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
- Member American Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
- Member Vancouver HIV/AIDS Care Coordinating Committee
- Member Executive Committee, Social Justice: The Essence of HIV/AIDS Nursing, 10th Annual CANAC Conference, Vancouver, 2002
- Founding member of the Canadian Association of the History of Nursing
- Co chair/member, Keeping the Door Open: Dialogues on Drug Use (1999-present)
- Member, Executive Committee, Hear and Now: Nursing Satellite, 17th International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm (April 30 - May 4, 2006)
- Member, Executive Committee, HIV/AIDS nursing: A global perspective, a local response, 15th Annual CANAC Conference, Vancouver, 2007.
- Founding member of the B. C. History of Nursing Professional Practice Group
- Reviewer Journal of Palliative Care, Canadian Journal of Public Health
- Grant reviewer Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research
- 1996 Award of Excellence in Education, Canadian Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, Montreal, Quebec
- 2000 Adjunct Recognition Award, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia
- 2007 Award of Excellence for Exceptional contribution to the Development of Nursing in HIV/AIDS Care, Canadian Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
- 2007 Award of Distinction, College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia
- 2008 Canadian Nurses Association Centennial Award
Selected Publications not Indexed in PubMed
Pauly, B., & Goldstone, I. (2008). Harm reduction in nursing practice: current status and future directions. International Journal of Drug Policy, 19, 179-182.
Pauly, B., Goldstone, I., McCall, J., Gold, F. & Payne, S. (2007). The ethical, legal and social context of harm reduction. Canadian Nurse, 103(8), 19-22.
Oliffe, J., Roots, J., Goldstone, I., Granger, P., & Mathias, S. (2006). Student evaluations of problem-based learning and interprofessional education. (Abstract). Medical Teacher, 28(4), 390.
Oliffe, J., Roots, J., Goldstone, I.L., Granger, P., Mathias, S. (2005). Integrating problem-based learning to interprofessional education curricula using Corbin and Strauss' illness trajectory model: Student evaluations and faculty experiences. Short Report: Journal of Interprofessional Care, 19(2), 172-173.
Goldstone, I. (2005). Commentary: Marginalized HIV-positive drug users felt that an HIV diagnosis created benefits as well as loses. Mosak, KE, Abbot, M., Singer, M. et al. If I didn't have HIV, I'd be dead now: illness narratives of drug users living with HIV/AIDS. Qualitative Health Research, 2005, 15, 586-605.
Goldstone, I.L., Petty, M. (2004). Part I End-of-life decision making, Part II End-of-life decision. Living Positive Magazine, 29, 34-35.
Goldstone, I. (2003). Commentary: Individuals taking combination therapies for HIV or AIDS faced barriers to remaining in, or returning to work. In E. Maticka-Tyndalle, B. D. Adam, & J. J. Cohen (Eds.) To work or not to work: Combination therapies and HIV. 6, 4, 124.
Goldstone, I. L., Jones, W., Hogg, R. S., Markowski, S., Miller, P. Guillemi, S., Phillips, P., & O’Shaughnessy, M. V. (2001). Trends in Long Stay Terminal Admissions to a Teaching Hospital. Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 12, Supplement B, 86B.
Schilder, A. .J., Kennedy, C., Goldstone, I. L., Ogden, R. D., Hogg, R. S., & O’Shaughnessy, M. V. (2001). "Being dealt with as a whole person," Care seeking and adherence: the benefits of culturally competent care. Social Science, 52, 1643-1659.
Wyness, M. A., O’Neill, B., McKinnon, S., Granger, P., Goldstone, I. L, Martel, R., Chalmers, A., & Perchal, P. (2000). Interprofessional Education: One aspect of achieving quality health and social life. 4th International Conference Strategic Issues in Health Care Management University of St. Andrews, March 30th - April 1st.
Goldstone, I. L., Albert, A., Churchill, K., Schilder, A., Perry, T., Markowski, ,S., Hogg, R. S., & McLeod, W. A. (2000). HIV and injection drug use amongst First Nations in Vancouver: Outcomes of care and neglect. Nishnaabe Kinoomaadwin Naasmaaswin. The Native Social Work Journal, 3, 145-163.
Schilder, A. J., Kennedy, C, Strathdee, S. A., Goldstone, I. L., Hogg, R. S., & O’Shaughnessy, M. V. (1999). A lot of things I hide: understanding disclosure in HIV positive bisexual men. Journal of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, 3(4), 119-126.
Schilder, A. J., Laframboise, S., Hogg, R. S., Trussler, T., Goldstone, I. L., Schechter, M. T., & O’Shaughnessy, M. V. (1998). They don’t see our feelings: The health care experiences of HIV-positive transgendered persons. Journal of the Gay & Lesbian Medical Association, 2(3), 103-111.
Wyness, M. A., & Goldstone, I. L. (1998). Teaching nursing students about HIV/AIDS: the lessons learned. International Nursing Review, 45: 6, 109-112.
Trussler, T., Wyness, M. A., & Goldstone, I. L. (1997). Taking Care of each other: incorporating nursing education into HIV community care strategy. Paper in the Proceedings of Crises in Human Services Conference, Cambridge University, Cambridge, September 18-20.
Tenn, L., Wyness, A., & Goldstone I. L. (1997). Preventing hospital infections. World Health. Geneva, no. 1, January-February. 26.
Wyness, M. A., & Goldstone, I. L. (1997). Education to enhance nursing practice: an HIV/AIDS care nursing elective. BC Nurse Educators Newsletter.
Pattullo, A. L S., Hogg, R. S., Schilder, A., Goldstone, I. L. Sussel, R. ,& O’Shaughnessy, M. V. (1996). Heterogeneity of care for HIV infected individuals decreases with the physician knowledge. International Journal of STD & AIDS, 7, 435-438.
Gimenez-Lambert, A., L’homme, C., Johnson, A. S., Flannery, J. S., & Goldstone, I. L. (1996). Comprehensive care guide, module 3: nursing care. Health Canada.
Wyness, M. A., & Goldstone, I. L. (1996). Preparing to Care: Summary Report of the Evaluation of an Undergraduate HIV/AIDS Care Elective. Vancouver: Authors. Funded in part by Health Canada.
Goldstone, I. L., Ferris, F., Morissette, M., & Flannery J. (1995). Les soins palliatifs: modeles et aproaches. In Reidy M, Taggert M-E (Eds.), VIH/AIDS: Une approche multidisciplinaire: resultats et strategies pour les professionnels de la sante. (pp. 279-294). Montreal: Gaetan Morin.
Ferris, F., Flannery, J., Kuhl, D., Morissette, M., Goldstone, I. L., Arneson, C., Fillion, J., & Graydon, D. (1995). Comprehensive care guide, module 4: palliative care. Health Canada.
Goldstone, I. L., Kuhl, D., Johnson, A., Le, R., & McLeod, W. A. (1995). Patterns of care in advanced HIV disease in a tertiary treatment centre. AIDS Care, 7(S1), S47-S56.
Goldstone, I. L. (1995). Palliative care for HIV disease: the desirable vs the possible. Journal of Palliative Care, 11(2), 54-57.
Hogg, R. S, Schechter, M.T., Schilder, A., Le, R., Strathdee, S. A., Goldstone, I. L, & O’Shaughnessy, M. V. (1995). Care accessibility and its impact on geographical mobility in persons with HIV/AIDS. AIDS Patient Care, 12, 297-302.
Hogg, R. S., Schechter, M. T., Montaner, J. S. G., Goldstone, I. L., Craib, K. J. P., & O’Shaughnessy, M. V. (1994). Impact of HIV infection and AIDS on death rates in British Columbia and Canada. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 150(5), 711-717.
Goldstone, I. L. (1994). Letter to the Editor: Article understated emotional distress. The Canadian Nurse, 90(2), 5.
Goldstone, I. L. (1992). Trends in hospital utilization in AIDS care 1987-1991. Implications for palliative care. Journal of Palliative Care, 8(4), 22-29.
Goldstone, I. L., & Riddell, R. (1990). Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome: physiologic and psychological considerations. In A. Baumann, N. E. Johnston, D Antai-Otong (Eds.), Decision making in psychiatric and psychosocial nursing. (pp. 234-235). Toronto: B.C. Decker Inc.
Degner, L., Downing M., Fietz, M., Goldstone, I. L, Heidemann E. G., Mousseau, J. M. D., & Robert J. (1989). Caring Together: the report of the expert working group on integrated palliative care for persons with AIDS. Health and Welfare Canada, Ottawa.
Goldstone, I. L. (1989). Reclaiming our artifacts: graduation pins from the schools of nursing of British Columbia, 1891-1987. Bulletin, History of Nursing. Royal College of Nursing, 2(8), 6-14.
Beaufoy, A., Goldstone, I. L, & Riddell, R. (1988). AIDS: what nurses need to know. Canadian Nurse, 84(7), 16-27.
Goldstone, I. L. (1987). Compassion: Letter to the editor. Canadian Nurse, 83(9), 6.
Goldstone, I. L. (1987). AIDS care: an institutional delivery model, St. Paul’s (Vancouver) experience. Journal of Palliative Care, 3(2), 38-42.
Goldstone, I. L., Bolding, B., & Beaufoy, A. (1985). Caring for the AIDS patient: a special report. Registered Nurses Association of British Columbia News, November/December, 11-22.
Goldstone, I. L. (1984). Downturn: do health care and the economy go hand-in-hand?. Canadian Nurse, 80(4), 33-35.
Goldstone, I. L. et al. (1979). Guidelines for Recovery Room Nursing Care. Registered Nurses Association of British Columbia, Vancouver.
Goldstone, I. L. (1985). Protecting the quality of nursing care in B.C. Part 1, the rise of collective action. Registered Nurses Association of British Columbia News, July/August, 8-11.
Goldstone, I. L. (1985). Protecting the quality of nursing care in B.C. Part 11, the development of labor relations. Registered Nurses Association of British Columbia News, September/October, 16-19.
Irene Goldstone joined the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS in 1992 after serving as Director of Medical Nursing at St. Paul's Hospital for 10 years. Irene has been involved with the development of the inpatient HIV/AIDS care and education programs for health care professionals since 1984.
In her role as Adjunct Professor, School of Nursing, Irene teaches an undergraduate HIV/AIDS nursing elective (N443) and chairs the teaching team for an undergraduate interprofessional elective (IHHS 402) in HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care through the College of Health Disciplines, University of British Columbia.