Kristin Petrovic

Academic Coordinator

 Kristin Petrovic

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Education

  • Doctor of Education in Distance Education student – Athabasca University (expected graduation 2023)
  • Master of Nursing (Teaching Focus) – Athabasca University 2015
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing – University of Alberta 2010
  • Nursing Diploma – Grant MacEwan College 2003

Clinical Background

  • Public Health (focused practice in postpartum and high-risk premature infants discharged into the community)
  • Neonatology
  • Labour and Delivery

Teaching and Learning Interests

  • The pedagogy of nursing education
  • Communities of Practice and Communities of Inquiry in Online Learning
  • Health Research
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Maternal Child Nursing

Research Interests

  • The pedagogy of nursing education in online classrooms
  • Transitioning from nurse to educator
  • Effective online teaching and learning in health education
  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal confidence in the postpartum period
  • Client education in community health nursing

Scholarship and Research

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

Petrovic, K., Hack, R. & Perry, B. (2019). Establishing meaningful learning in online nursing post-conferences: A literature review. Nurse Educator. [PAP November, 2019]

Parfeniuk, S., Petrovic, K., MacIsaac, P., Cook, K. A., & Rempel, G. R. (in press). Transition readiness measures for emerging adults with chronic disease: A systematic review. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health. [Accepted 2019-05-14]

Petrovic, K., Doyle, E., Lane, A., & Corcoran, L. (2019). The work of preparing Canadian nurses for a licensure exam originating from the USA: A nurse educator’s journey into the institutional organization of the NCLEX-RN. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 16(1). doi: http://0-dx.doi.org.aupac.lib.athabascau.ca/10.1515/ijnes-2018-0052

Lane, A.M., & Petrovic, K. (2018). Educating Aboriginal nursing students: Responding to the Truth and Reconciliation Report. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 15(1). doi: 10.1515/ijnes-2017-0064

Conference Presentations

Petrovic, K., Lane, A., Doyle, E., & Corcoran, L. (2019, January). Tracking the transition from a Canadian to an American licensure exam for RNs: A case of contextual disconnect. Paper session presented at 17th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education 2019, Honolulu, HI

Petrovic, K., Hack, R. & Perry, B. (2019, January). Meaningful learning in online post-conferences: A scoping literature review. Poster session presented at The 17th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI

Lane, A. & Petrovic, K. (2019, January). How should Canadian nurse educators respond to the Truth and Reconciliation report? Incorporating principles of social justice in the education of Indigenous students. Poster session presented at The 17th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI

Petrovic, K. & Bradley, J. (2018, February). Educators influencing positive digital footprints. Poster session presented at Western North-western Region Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (WNRCASN) 2018, Calgary AB

Hack, R., Penconek, T., Mann, J., Petrovic, K. (2018, February). Revolutionizing communication with infographics: Dissemination of licensure preparation material to nursing students. Poster session presented at WNRCASN 2018, Calgary, AB

Petrovic, K., Schroeder, R., Mann, J., Lane, A.M., & Weare, A. (2017, October). Engaging post- secondary students in online learning: A constructivist humanist approach. Paper session presented at the 27th International Council of Distance Education World Conference on Online Learning, Toronto, ON

Schroeder, R., Petrovic, K. (2017, February). Engaging students in reflective learning using online discussion forums. Paper session presented at WNRCASN 2017, Victoria, BC

Penconek, T., Mann, J., & Petrovic, K. (2017, February). Getting on the train the journey of an NCLEX-RN working group in a post LPN bachelor of nursing program. Paper session presented at WNRCASN 2017, Victoria, BC

Other Interests

  • I enjoy cooking and baking with my children. I enjoy being active through regular resistance training, Zumba classes and hiking.

Professional Associations

  • College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta
  • Community Health Nurses of Alberta