Dr. Lorraine Thirsk

Assistant Professor

Lorraine Thirsk

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Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Disciplines

Education

  • PhD: University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta (Family Systems Nursing)
  • MN: University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta (Family Systems Nursing)
  • BScN: University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta (with distinction)

Scholarship and Research Interests

  • Family nursing interventions and outcomes in a variety of adult populations (serious, life-limiting/life-threatening illness)
  • Nurses’ judgment and decision-making - cognitive bias
  • Therapeutic conversations
  • Cultural safety
  • Mechanisms of complex interventions

Teaching and Learning Interests

  • Family nursing and therapeutic conversations
  • Cultural safety
  • Philosophy and theory of nursing
  • Research methodology

Publications

Lorraine Thirsk‬ - ‪Google Scholar‬‬‬‬‬‬

Affiliations

International Family Nursing Association