St. Paul's Hospital
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Geriatrics, Acute and Rehabilitation
9B - 1081 Burrard St.
Canada V6Z 1Y6
BSN (Nursing), University of Manitoba
MSN (Nursing), University of British Columbia
Clinical Nurse Specialist for Geriatrics in Acute Care and Rehabilitation
Primary focus is to transform the acute care experience for hospitalised seniors through a unique focus on best geriatric nursing practice and on broad geriatric program development, implementation, evaluation and sustainment
Facilitate initiatives that strengthen the quality and continuity of geriatric care in emergency, acute care and rehabilitation settings as well as in community transitions
Primary teaching focus in on transformation of care for geriatric patients in acute care settings. Also falls injury prevention and management and effective quality improvement methods in health care settings.