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Athabasca University

Mariann Rich

Assistant Professor

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Education

  • Ph.D. (candidate), University of Alberta
  • MSc (Health Promotion), University of Alberta
  • BScN (1993), University of Alberta
  • RN  (1982), Kelsey Institute of Applied Arts & Sciences

Clinical Background

  • Community health promotion- seniors
  • Home care
  • Palliative care
  • Oncology
  • Cardiac surgery
  • NICU
  • Rural

Teaching & Learning Interests

  • Community health and health promotion
  • Teaching and learning with technology in Nursing Education
    • Online, mobile devices, simulation
    • Undergraduate nursing curricula

Scholarship and Research Interests

  • Teaching and learning with technology
  • Online, mobile devices, simulation (virtual and haptic)
    • Normalization of use
    • High fidelity simulation

Other Interests

Curling, traveling, lifelong learning

Professional Associations

  • College and Association of Registered Nurses in Alberta
  • Canadian Nurses Association
  • Western & Northern Region Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (WRCASN)
  • Society for Simulation in Healthcare
  • International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL)
  • Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) Simulation Interest Group

Recent Presentations

Jackson, L.A., & Rich, M.  (2013, Nov.) Does Learning Style Influence Student Anxiety During a Human Patient Simulation Experience?  Poster presented at Sigma Theta Tau International 42nd Biennial Convention.Indianapolis, IN.

Jackson, L.A., & Rich, M.  (2013, Feb.) Is There A Relationship Between Student Learning Style and Student Anxiety During Human Patient Simulated Teaching/Learning Events?  Paper presented at Western & Northern Region Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing Conference, Edmonton, Alberta.

Lamarche, K., Park, C., Kenny, R., Rich, M., McQueen, M. (2012). The normalization of mobile devices in NP education. Paper presented at 7th Annual International Council of Nurses Advanced Nursing Network Conference. London, England.

Rich, M.  (2011, Nov.) Effective Teaching Behaviours in Using High-fidelity Simulation. Paper presented at Australasian Nurse Educators Conference, Hamilton New Zealand.

Rich, M.  (2011, Feb.) How Real Does it Have to Be?  Paper presented at Western Region Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Rich, M., & MacDonald, P.  (2009, Jan.). Engaging the learner with patient simulation. Poster presented at 2nd Annual Festival of Teaching, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta.

Rich, M., & Brown-McKenzie, B.  (2008, April) Preparing Nurse Educators for Using A New Tool in Nursing Education: Simulation. Paper presented at CAEN Partnership Nursing Conference, Kamloops, British Columbia.

Rich, M.  (2008, March) Preparing Students for the Transition to Practice Through Patient Simulation.  Paper presented at Technological Innovations in Nursing Education: Best Practices in Informatics & Simulation – hosted by Drexel University, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Rich, M.  (2008, Feb.) Preparing Nurse Educators for Using Human Patient Simulation in a Nursing Program.  Paper presented at Western Region Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing Conference, Victoria, British Columbia.

Day, R., Paul, P., Rich, M., Giblin, C.  (2005, Feb.) A Partnership Between Nursing Practice and Nursing Education: An Internship Partnership. Paper presented at Western Region Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Rich, M.  (2003, May). Nursing Aides’ Perceptions of Co-worker Support. Paper presented at the 12th Conference on Gerontological Nursing, Kelowna, British Columbia.

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Updated May 26 2015 by Student & Academic Services

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