Dr. Caroline Park

Professor Emeritus (ret’d Dec 31, 2019)



  • 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 residing 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).