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Athabasca University

Jananee Rasiah MN, RN

Academic Coordinator and Director of Patient Engagement Platform (AbSPORU)

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Education

  • PhD in Nursing (in progress), University of Alberta
  • Post Master’s ANP Diploma, 2013, Athabasca University
  • Master of Nursing, 2008, University of Alberta
  • Bachelor of Nursing, 2004, University of Calgary

Clinical Background

I have been a Registered Nurse for over 14 years and have worked in acute care, primary care, community health, public health, chronic disease management, and more recently in nursing education.

Research Interests

  • Frailty
  • Older adults
  • Patient engagement
  • Patient and family-centred care
  • Leadership

Academic Awards

2017/5: Alberta Registered Nurses Education Trust (ARNET) Academic Scholar Award- $5,000

2017/5: University of Alberta matched funds for the 2017 ARNET Academic Scholar Award - $5,000

2015/9: Alberta Registered Nurses Education Trust (ARNET) Graduate Education Bursary

Grants

2017/4 - 2019/4 Athabasca University Academic Research Fund (Funds renewed); Total Funding - $6,000; PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR; Title: The Improving Partnerships with Family Members of ICU Patients (IMPACT) Trial Qualitative Study: Perceptions of Healthcare Professionals and Family Members about the IMPACT Trial Interventions (International Study)

2016/4 - 2017/12 Alberta Health Services (AHS) Respiratory Health Strategic Clinical Network Research and Innovation Seed Grant; Total Funding - $5,000 CO-INVESTIGATOR; Title: EMR Letter Survey (Study in Edmonton)

2018/1 - 2018/2 Athabasca University Academic and Professional Development Fund; Total Funding - $1,400; PRINCIPAL APPLICANT; Dissemination Activity for EMR Letter Survey Study (Presented in Netherlands)

2016/9 - 2016/9 Athabasca University Academic and Professional Development Fund; Total Funding - $1,400; PRINCIPAL APPLICANT; Dissemination Activity for Influences on the Enactment of Family-Centred Adult Critical Care: People and systems (Presented in Denmark)

2015/8 - 2015/8 Athabasca University Academic and Professional Development Fund; Total Funding - $1,400; PRINCIPAL APPLICANT; Dissemination Activity for Supports and Barriers to Family-Centred Care: A Qualitative Descriptive Study about Nurses' Perceptions in ICU (Presented in Indianapolis)

2013/5 - 2014/5 Athabasca University Academic Research Fund Total Funding - $6,000; CO-INVESTIGATOR; Title: Supports and Barriers to Family-Centred Care: A Qualitative Descriptive Study about Nurses' Perceptions in ICU (Study across Alberta)

Publications

Lalleman, P. C. B., Bouma, J., Smid, G. A. C., Rasiah, J., Schuurmans. M. J. (2017). Peer-to-peer shadowing as a technique for the development of nurse middle managers clinical leadership: An explorative study. Leadership in Health, 30(4), p. 475-490.

Amirav, I., Vandall-Walker, V, Rasiah, J., & Saunders, L. (2017). Patient and Researcher Engagement in Health Research - A Parent's Perspective. Pediatrics, 140(3). doi: 10.1542/peds.2016-4127

Corcoran, L. & Rasiah, J. (2016). Using the documentary Sicko to explore health systems: An online teaching innovation to foster reflection. In A. Peterkin & P. Brett-MacLean. (Eds.) Keeping reflection fresh: Top educators share their innovations in health professions education. Kent State: University Press.

Presentations

Rasiah, J., Vandall-Walker, V., & Amirav, I. (2018). The Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Letter Study: Access to Health Information [Poster]. Family Health Over Lifespan Conference.

Rasiah, J. & Vandall-Walker, V. (2016). Letters study: An example of engaging parents across the research study. 30th Margaret Scott Wright Research Day.

Rasiah, J. & Vandall-Walker, V. (2016). Bringing clarity to confusion: A scoping review of family-centred adult critical care. Late Life Issues Forum.

Rasiah, J. & Vandall-Walker, V. (2016). Leading the way for change: Engaging nurses for family-centred adult critical care practice. Sigma Theta Tau International: Leadership Connection.

Rasiah, J., Vandall-Walker, V., Thirsk, L., & Keyko, K. (2015). Influences on the enactment of family-centred adult critical care: People and Systems. 12th International Family Nursing Conference.

Rasiah, J., Vandall-Walker, V., Thirsk, L., & Keyko, K. (2013). Embedding the value of family in nursing education: Do you? WRCASN.

Updated March 23 2018 by Student & Academic Services

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