Ranjit Dhari, MSN, BN

Assistant Professor of Teaching

Ms. Dhari is an instructor in the nursing undergraduate program. A faculty member since 2013, Ms. Dhari has background in Public Health nursing, with a strong interest in engaging students in service learning in the primary health care context, especially with community agencies serving populations marginalized by society. She developed, in consultation with other health professions, a series of flipped classrooms to promote in-depth knowledge related to specific topics. Ms. Dhari is a recipient of Award of Excellence in Nursing Practice, 1995, College of Registered Nurses of BC.


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Selected Publications not Indexed in PubMed

Campbell, S.H., Aredes, N.D.A. & Dhari, R. (2018). Chapter 4: Teaching and Evaluating Therapeutic Communication in Simulated Scenarios. In S.H. Campbell & K. Daley (eds) Simulation Scenarios for Nursing Educators: Making it REAL (3rd Ed). (pp.27-36). New York, N.Y.: Springer Publishing Company, Inc.

O’Flynn-Magee, K., Dhari, R., Esson, L., & Rodney, P. (2021). Commentary: Exploring the intersections between bullying and racism. Nursing Leadership, 34(3), 34-39. doi:10.12927/cjnl.2021.26595

O'Flynn-Magee, K., Rodney, P., Maitland, S., Proznick, K., Turner, H., Esson, L., Dhari, R., Poon, A.F.Y., Radu, R., & Scholte, T. (2021) "The CRAB Workshop: Using Forum Theater and Cognitive Rehearsal to Address Bullying in Nursing Education. Quality Advancement in Nursing Education - Avancées en formation infirmière, 7(2), Article 2.doi: https://doi.org/10.17483/2368-6669.1290

O’Flynn-Magee, K.; Dooner, C.; Choi, A.; Radu, R.; Dhari, R.; Esson, L.; Poon, A. & Rodney, P.. "Just Because I Am A “Student” Does Not Mean I Should Tolerate It: Students’ Perspectives of Forum Theatre to address Bullying In Nursing Education". (2021).  Quality Advancement in Nursing Education.

Dhari, R., Pixton, Mathew and Macphee, Maura Social Pediatrics in a Baccalaureate Nursing Curriculum Program, (2021). Journal of Nursing Education and Practice.

Boschma G.; Roberts E; Dhari R.; Mahabir G.; Walter S. & Haney, C. (2015).  Nobody Ever Asked Me About My Career: Public Health Nurses Oral Histories Preserved. (2015). The Bulletin of the UK Association of the History of Nursing. Vol 4 November.

Lynam, M.J., Gurm, B., & Dhari, R. (2000). Exploring perinatal health in Indo-Canadian women. Can Nurse,  96(4), 18-24.

Dhari, R., Patel, I., Fryer, M., Dhari, M., Bilku, S., & Bains, S. (1997). Creating a supportive environment for Indo-Canadian women. Can Nurse, 93(3), 27-31.


Artistic Works, Performances, Designs

  1. Vignettes to address bullying in nursing - Cognitive Rehearsal to Address   Bullying, 2021
  2. Film: Juric, A. & Dhari, R. (2020). Reflections From a Time of Stillness, 2020 https://vimeo.com/412179475/49dc35cd7e
  3. Film: Dhari, R. & Juric, A. (2020) Unseen Ranjit’s Story https://vimeo.com/440063875
  4. O’Flynn-Magee, K., Esson, L., Dhari, R…….et al. (2020). Stepping out of the Shadows; A Story about Bullying in Nursing. Self-published graphic novella with funding support from a UBC TLEF (Teaching & Learning Enhancement Fund).
  5. Videos: Therapeutic Communication – Developed a 3 part video for simulation project. I acted as the RN in 3 teaching simulation videos good communication, bad communication and mixed communication, 2016
  6. Diabetes Module – supervised the creation of a module  by UBC Nursing students for UGM Diabetes staff training project. See story on ‘UBC Community Nursing Matters’ blog https://blogs.ubc.ca/communitynursingmatters/2017/02/27/ugmdiabetes/ Video on project: https://blogs.ubc.ca/communitynursingmatters/synthesis-projects/videos/

Other Material

2016 - present, Created a UBC Nursing Blog “Community Nursing Matters” to showcase UBC SON faculty and students' participation in community engagement initiatives. This has been created with support from Dr. Khristine Carino. The site provides a platform for students and faculty to voice and share their learning. https://blogs.ubc.ca/communitynursingmatters/author/ranjit-kaur-dhari/

2016 Selected by Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) for an article interview re: participation in ‘Teaching in a Blended Learning Environment’ course. http://ctlt.ubc.ca/programs/all-our-programs/tble/

2016 UBC SON Community Nursing Matters Blog: “Linking Course Content to Clinical Practice: UBC Nursing Students in Partnership with Union Gospel Mission https://blogs.ubc.ca/communitynursingmatters/2015/11/19/linking-course-content-to-clinical-practice-ubc-nursing-students-in-partnership-with-union-gospel-mission/



Supervisor eligibility: 

  • MN
  • MSN – non-thesis