• Congratulations to Dr Mona Sawhney, recipient of the Women's Giving Circle Grant!
    Published Thu Jun 22nd 2017

    Dr. Mona Sawhney was awarded funds from the Health Sciences Internal Grants competition, Women’s Giving Circle for her study entitled ‘Does Pain Predict Recovery following Short-Stay Total Hip Arthroplasty or Total Knee Arthroplasty. Mona will be working with Dr. Elizabeth VanDenKerkhof on this study. 

    With earlier discharge to home, it is unclear how patients who undergo hip or knee arthrop...

  • Dr. Katie Goldie awarded a Garfield Kelly Cardiovascular Research and Development Fund
    Published Thu Jun 15th 2017

    Dr. Katie Goldie was awarded funds from the Health Sciences Internal Grants competition for her project entitled 'Sex-based differences of depression before AMI'. Katie will be working with Dr. Joan Tranmer on the project.

    There is a reciprocal relationship between ischemic heart diseases and depressive illnesses. The purpose of this
    exploratory study is to gain a better understanding of...

  • Dr. Katie Goldie funded through a CIHR Project grant
    Published Thu May 18th 2017

    Dr. Katie Goldie is part of a research team that will receive funding through the recent CIHR Project Grant competition for the project entitled 'A knowledge synthesis and integrated knowledge translation project on interventions to improve emergency department use for mental health reasons'.  

    In the current healthcare context where financial and human resources are limited, the burde...

  • Dr. Kevin Woo awarded a CIHR Planning and Dissemination grant
    Published Tue May 2nd 2017

    Congratulations to Dr. Kevin Woo, for his recent success at the CIHR Planning and Dissemination - Institute Community Support competition. Dr. Woo and team were awarded funds for their project entitled 'Management of ischemic pain in older people with lower extremity artery disease: developing a consensus document.

  • Dr. Mona Sawhney awarded a Women's Giving Circle Health Sciences grant
    Published Wed Apr 26th 2017

    Dr. Mona Sawhney was awarded the funds for the project 'Does Pain Predict Recovery and Healthcare Use Following Short stay Total Joint Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis'. Mona Sawhney will be working with Drs. Elizabeth VanDenKerkhof, Mark Harrison, Melanie Jaeger and Susan Vasilly on the project.

    Arthritis affects one in five Canadians, making it the 3rd most common chronic health condition....

  • Dr. Kevin Woo awarded the 2017 Journal of Wound Care Professional Education Award
    Published Tue Mar 7th 2017

    Congratulations to Dr. Kevin Woo from the Queen's School of Nursing, who was awarded the Journal of Wound Care Professional Education Award!

    This Professional Education award recognizes clinicians and teams who have contributed towards enhancing and sharing best practice, rolling out and establishing competency programmes or delivering successful health-care campaigns that impact on patient care and...

  • Drs. Marian Luctkar-Flude and Deborah Tregunno funded through an eCampus Ontario grant
    Published Tue Feb 28th 2017

    Drs. Marian Luctkar-Flude and Deborah Tregunno are part of a research team that will receive funding through an eCampus Ontario grant to investigate the cost effectiveness of using computer simulation in nursing education.

    The project is being led by Dr. Jane Tyerman (Trent University), and Dr. Luctkar-Flude and Dr. Tregunno from Queen’s School of Nursing are the co-principal investigators. ...

  • Dr. Joan Tranmer awarded a CIHR-SPOR PIHCI Network Knowledge Synthesis grant
    Published Fri Dec 16th 2016

    Dr. Joan Tranmer is the recipient of a 1-year grant for the project 'Evaluation of primary health care integration strategies for adults with chronic conditions: A systematic review'. Joan will be working with researchers, knowledge users, patients representatives and decision makers from Ontario (R. Birtwhistle, D. Edge, E. VanDenKerkhof, P. Huras, T. Custers, C. Hamilton-Kuby, J. Mackenzie) and Newfoun...

  • Dr. Marian Luctkar-Flude receives funding from Women's XChange
    Published Fri Dec 16th 2016

    Dr. Marian Luctkar-Flude received a Women's XChange $15K Challenge Award for her project entitled 'Breast Cancer Recovery Tools for engaging women and enhancing follow-up care and recovery following breast cancer treatment'. Marian will work in collaboration with a group of women from Breast Cancer Action Kingston (BCAK) and Dr. Roland Grad from McGill University. The project aims to improve health and well-be...

  • QUSON Newsletter
    Published Mon Jun 13th 2016

    Queen's School of Nursing Newsletter

  • Nursing students helped develop three designated breastfeeding spaces on campus.
    Published Mon Apr 11th 2016

    Monday, April 11, 2016

    KINGSTON - Individuals looking for a safe, quiet space on campus to breastfeed their babies now have three new locations to choose from. Nursing students Kyrinne Lockhart (NSc’16) and Rachel Hannigan (NSc’16) have assisted in developing and promoting dedicated rooms in the John Deutsch University Centre (JDUC), the Cataraqui Building and the Ban Righ Centre.

    The t...

  • QUSON Newsletter
    Published Thu Nov 5th 2015

    Queen's School of Nursing Newsletter

  • Queen's Nursing Project
    Published Thu Sep 24th 2015

    The SON is proud to announce the celebration of their 75th Anniversary commencing in 2016. Various events will take place to celebrate this milestone. In anticipation of the 75th Anniversary, SON launched the Queen's Nursing Project which profiles a Queen's SON graduate every week. This project is designed to connect current students to alumni, and to recognize the achievements of graduates. If y...

  • Congratulations 2015 JBI CSRT graduates!
    Published Mon Jul 20th 2015

    25 participants from across Canada successfully completed the summer Joanna Briggs Institute Comprehensive Systematic Review Training workshop in Kingston, July 6-10, 2015. The Queen’s Joanna Briggs Collaboration (QJBC) team including Dr. Christina Godfrey, Dr. Rosemary Wilson, Dr. Kim Sears and Amanda Ross-White delivered this intensive program which teaches a structured methodology&n...

  • From Sao Paulo to Kingston
    Published Thu Jul 2nd 2015

    In the middle of spring 2015, Vanessa Silva e Silva and her spouse Josafa covered the distance of almost 9,000 km between Sao Paulo, Brazil and Kingston, to start a new chapter in their lives. “The flight took nearly 12 hours,” Vanessa remembers, “and when we finally landed, it se...

  • Dr. Elizabeth VanDenKerkhof appointed Sally Smith Chair in Nursing
    Published Thu Jun 4th 2015

    Dr. Elizabeth VanDenKerkhof appointed Sally Smith Chair in Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences

    Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Alan Harrison is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Elizabeth VanDenKerkhof as the inaugural Sally Smith Chair in Nursing for the Faculty of Health Scienc...

  • QUSON Newsletter
    Published Fri Dec 5th 2014

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  • Nursing director moves from vision to action
    Published Mon Sep 22nd 2014

    Jennifer Medves has served as the director of the School of Nursing and vice-dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences since 2009. Among Dr. Medves’ many accomplishments during her first term was leading the school to the highest level of accreditation. Now  A. Britton Smith donates $10 million to Queen's

    Published Mon Sep 15th 2014

    Even though he did not attend Queen’s, A. Britton Smith, QC, has supported the university for many years because of the many connections and ties he has with the institution. Mr. Smith’s most recent gift to Queen’s is a $10-million donation that includes $9 million for the School of Nursing and Department of Surgery and $1 million towards the current project to revitalize Richardson Stadium.


  • Sally Smith Chair in Nursing
    Published Fri Sep 5th 2014

    The faculty of the School of Nursing is delighted to seek applications for the Sally Smith Chair in Nursing. The endowed Chair has been funded to increase the capacity of the faculty in conducting nursing research.  Applicants should be at the Associate Professor or Professor level and will be expected to have a funded research program and have demonstrated excellence in teaching and service.  The full advert...

  • Happy 75th to the School of Nursing
    Published Wed Jul 9th 2014

    The School celebrates its 75th Anniversary in 2016
    75th Anniversary logo

    In 2016 we will be celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Queen's School of
    Nursing. We are planning several events and in fact we will launch our celebrations in November 2015 so the four-year program students who graduate in 2016 wil...

  • Master of Science (Primary Health Care Nurse Field II) Name change!
    Published Tue May 27th 2014

    The Master of Science (Primary Health Care Nursing Field) will soon change and become Master of Nursing (Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner (MN PHCNP)). The MN PHCNP Program remains the same program only with a new title. It combines self-directed learning - online, with facilitated classroom sessions and clinical placements to provide you with a broad range of learning methods to prepare you for your future work e...

  • Congratulations to Julia Lukewich and Peter Su
    Published Thu May 1st 2014

    These are two winners from the Registered Nurses’ Foundation of Ontario - They are: Julia Lukewich  who won the Saint Elizabeth Scholarship and Peter Su who won the Jennifer Award.


  • Queen's School of Nursing leads Collaborative nursing education in clinical simulation
    Published Wed Apr 30th 2014

    News release PIF funding December 2013

    It is widely recognized that nursing educational programs must regularly adapt clinical education requirements to changing health system realities and patient needs in order to ensure ongoing safety. To consolidate their learning, nursing students spend significant time in an integrated practicum at the end of their program, putting into practice their cumulative knowle...

  • Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program (Diploma)
    Published Tue Apr 29th 2014

    Have you completed your Master’s education and are you interested in becoming a Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner? Queen’s School of Nursing will be accepting applications in the fall through to February 1st  for  this program. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online. The NP program is offered on campus at Queen’s and at Trent University, our satellite site in Peterborou...

  • Thanks, Shoppers Drug Mart!
    Published Sat Apr 26th 2014

    Big thanks to the owners of the Kingston, Gananoque, Napanee and Amherstview Shoppers Drug Mart stores who donated $50,000 to local women's programs on Sept. 26th, 2013. UHKF received $25,000 for a special initiative for women at the Pain Clinic at Hotel Dieu Hospital. Another $20,000 was donated to Dr. Graeme Smith's research into maternal health through Queen's University and $5,000 was donated to Ban Righ at Quee...

  • Profile in Simulation: Marian Luctkar-Flude
    Published Fri Apr 25th 2014

    News Release September 24, 2013
    Profile in Simulation: Marian Luctkar-Flude

    Ontario Simulation Network News Release

  • News from Herstmonceux
    Published Tue Apr 22nd 2014

    Jane Johnston, the IPE lead for the School of Nursing, is teaching at BISC this summer and thoroughly enjoying the experience of a new course in a different country.  With fifteen students in the course they have two very informative field trips to learn about IPE in a different context.  For more information visit the Herstmonceux website.

  • Interprofessional Education Curriculum Document Approved
    Published Mon Apr 21st 2014

    The School of Nursing in collaboration with the Faculty of Health Sciences offers students many rich opportunities for interprofessional learning. The Queen's IP Quest document approved in 2013 by the Faculty of Health Sciences' Board provides guiding prin...