When: August 1, 2018 12:00 – 1:15 pm
Where: Room 266, Collaborative Health Education Building, 5793 University Ave., Halifax
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Jaimie Carrier, recipient of the 2017 BRIC NS Student Research Award, will present “Exploring the Employer Perspective on the Implementation of RN Prescribing in NS.”
BRIC NS is also pleased to have Jennifer Searle present “Queer Primary Healthcare in a Canadian Context: Shifting the burden, mapping gaps in knowledge, and discovering how stigma shapes LGBTQ2S health inequities.”
About the speakers
Jaimie Carrier graduated with a BSc Nursing from McGill University in 2016, where her first research opportunities took place at the Shriners Hospital for Children – Canada. Her initial research at Shriners was on pain in children and adolescents with Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) and building tools focused on facilitating the transition between pediatric and adult healthcare systems for young adults with OI. However, Jaimie wanted to pursue research related to primary healthcare and health policy. She started her MSc Nursing at Dalhousie university in Fall 2016 under the supervision of Dr. Ruth Martin-Misener. Her thesis focuses on informing the health policy changes in Nova Scotia by collecting qualitative data from employers regarding barriers and facilitators to the implementation of RN prescribing in Nova Scotia.
Jennifer Searle is a full-time graduate student (NSHRF/CIHR) and Registered Nurse within the context of mental health, has two science degrees from Dalhousie University and has held various staff positions as an educator for undergraduate nursing students. She is passionate about making evidence-based connections between theoretical concepts and clinical practice and will begin her PhD at Dalhousie School of Nursing this fall, having been bridged from a master’s level program. Jennifer’s proposed research aims to leverage and apply her experiential knowledge as a lesbian nurse to provide new insights into equitable practices and advance advocacy efforts to enhance health outcomes, particularly for patients from historically marginalized communities.
All are welcome. Light refreshments will be served.
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