College of Nursing

Faculty & Staff

Linda Ferguson
RN, BSN, PGD (Cont Ed.), MN, PhD

Office: E4206 Health Sciences, Saskatoon
Phone: (306) 966-6264 (306) 966-6264
Fax: (306) 966-6621
Skype: linda.ferguson5


  • Research Interests
    • Preceptorship
    • Mentorship
    • Nursing education research
    • Workplace learning
    • Clinical education
  • Methodology
    • Qualitative (Grounded Theory, Interpretive description, PhotoVoice, participatory action research)
    • Quantitative: Mentorship scales
    • Mixed methods

Through Their Own Eyes: Images of Rural Nursing


Prytula, M., & Ferguson, L. (2011). Becoming: The Role of Mentorship in Integration of Newcomers into Communities of Practice. In E. Ralph & K. Walker (Eds.), Mentorship and Its Role in Education (tentative title). Calgary, AB: Temeron/Detselig Enterprises.

Valaitis, R., Ferguson, L., & Sparkes, J. (2010). Information and Communication Technology. In L.L. Stamler & L. Yiu (Eds.), Community Health Nursing: A Canadian Perspective (3rd ed.). Toronto: Pearson Education Canada.

Yonge, O., Myrick, F., Ferguson, L., Luhanga, F., Billay, D., & Grundy, Q. (2011). The process of developing a framework to guide rural nurse preceptors in the evaluation of student performance. Nurse Education in Practice, 11, 76-80.

Ferguson, L.M. (2011). From the perspective of new nurses: What do effective mentors look like in practice? Nurse Education in Practice, 11, 119-123.

Yonge, O., Myrick, F., & Ferguson, L. (2011). Preceptored students in rural settings want feedback. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 8(1), Article 12.

MacDonald, M., Bally, J., Ferguson, L., Fowler-Kerry, S., Murray, L., & Anonson, J. (2010). Knowledge of the professional roles of others: An interprofessional competency. Nursing Education Today, 10, 238-242.


Yonge, O. (Co-PI), Myrick, F. (Co-PI), & Ferguson, L. (Co-PI). (2008-2011). Voices and Photographs of Rural Nursing, $132,500, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (#410-2008-1420).