Dr. Caroline Park

Professor, Chair, Graduate Programs



  • PhD University of Alberta. Dissertation – Parenting the Hospitalized Child, a grounded theory.
  • MEd University of Alberta. Thesis – Clinical nursing instructor teaching profiles.
  • BN University of Manitoba, Public Health and Administration

Clinical Background

Currently a Registered Nurse in Manitoba. Clinical experience in pediatrics (Kingston General Hospital, Great Ormand Street Childrens’ Hospital, University of Alberta Hospital), public health, home care, nursing education.

Research Interests

  • Technology enhanced clinical education
  • Mobile learning
  • Online education and teaching strategies


  • Canadian Nurses Association
  • College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba
  • Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing
  • Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba

Recent Publications

Park, C.L., Kier, C. & Jugdev, K. (2019). Multidisciplinary Autoethnography: Narrative Reflections of Online Teaching Using the Parenting Lens of Demandingness and Responsiveness. Transformative Dialogues, 12(1).

Lamarche, K., Park, C., Fraser, S. & Rich M. (2016). In the Palm of Your Hand – Normalizing the Use of Mobile Technology for Nurse Practitioner Education and Clinical Practice. Nursing Leadership, 29(3), 120-132.

Melrose, S., Park, C. & Perry, B. (2015). Creative clinical teaching in the health professions. Retrieved from http://epub-fhd.athabascau.ca/clinical-teaching/

Melrose, S., Park, C.L. & Perry, B. (2013). Teaching Health Professionals Online: Frameworks and Strategies. Athabasca University Press, Edmonton AB.

Kier, C., Park, C.L. & Jugdev, K. (2013). Breaking the rules: A reflective processurial analysis of multidisciplinary academic collaboration. Transformative Dialogues, 6(3).

Kenny, R.F., Van Neste-Kenny, J.M.C., Burton, P.A. Park, C.L. & Qayyum, A. (2012). Using self-efficacy to assess the readiness of nursing educators and students for mobile learning. International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 13(3).

Vandall-Walker, V., Park, C. L., & Munich, K. (2012). Outcomes of Formal Online Debating in Graduate Nursing Education. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 9 (1): 1-14 (journal article) ISSN: 1548-923X

Lamarche, K. & Park, C.L. (2012). Nurse practitioner students’ views on the value of digital assistants in clinical practice. Canadian Journal of Nursing Informatics, (CJNI), 7(1).

Park, C. L., Kier, C., & Jugdev, K. (2011). Debate as a Teaching Strategy in Online Education: A Case Study. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 37(3).

Park, C. L., Perry, B. and Edwards, M. (2011). Minimizing attrition: Strategies for assisting students who are at risk for withdrawal. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 48: 1, 37-47.

Park, C., Van Neste-Kenny, J., Burton, P. & Kenny, R. (2010). A Model of Mobile Faculty Presence in Nursing Education Practice. Canadian Journal of Nursing Informatics, (CJNI), 5(3).