Providence Health Care
St. Paul’s Hospital
Clinical Nurse Specialist - Wound and Skin Care
1081 Burrard Street
Canada V6Z 1Y6
BSN , University of British Columbia
MSN , University of British Columbia
Provide expert nursing care to patients/residents and families
Function as a clinical leader in Wound and Skin Care within and across programs. Develop, implement and evaluate programs and initiatives to improve wound and skin care practices.
Consult and collaborate with Clinical Groups/Service leaders, and other nursing and health care professionals to improve and advance nursing practice and patient/resident outcomes both in the area of specialty and in nursing practice initiatives through Providence Health Care.
Selected Publications not Indexed in PubMed
Orsted, H. L., Searles, G., Trowell, H., Shapera, L., Miller, P., and Rahman, J. (2006). Best practice recommendations for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diabetic foot ulcers: Update 2006. Wound Care Canada, 4(1), 57-71.
Reimer Kirkham, S., Smye, V., Tang, S., Anderson, J., Blue, C., Browne, A., Coles, R., Dyck, I., Henderson, A., Lynam, M.J., Perry, J., Semeniuk, P. & Shapera, L. (2002). Rethinking cultural safety while waiting to do fieldwork: Methodological implications for nursing research. Research in Nursing & Health, 25(3), 222-232.
Shapera, L. (1989). Risk management of the elderly client: A professional decision-making process. In Proceedings of the Annual Meeting and Conference of Western Regional CAUSN, February 22-24, 1989, 35-40.