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Lynn Jansen
BSN, MN, PhD
Associate Dean Southern Saskatchewan Campus and Global Health Strategies - Assistant Professor

Office: 102.2 4400 - 4th Avenue Regina
Phone: (306) 337-3801
Fax: (306) 337-3804
E-mail: lynn.jansen@usask.ca
Skype: lynn.jansen8

Biography

  • Research Interests
    • Home care
    • Aging
    • Social interaction knowledge translation
    • Global Health Strategies
    • Client and Family-Centred Care
  • Methodology
    • Quantitative
    • Qualitative
    • Mixed methods

Welcome to the College of Nursing Southern Saskatchewan Regina Campus, one of the University's six provincial College of Nursing sites. We host 115 of the University of Saskatchewan's 345 undergraduate provincial nursing seats. At our campus, students learn interactively through easy accessibility to our professors and state of the art video and web-conferencing technology connecting nursing students and academic health science colleges across the province. In addition, the campus hosts numerous student break-out rooms, staff and faculty offices, boardrooms, a clinical practice simulation lab, an aboriginal centre, a beautiful student learning commons and a study mezzanine for Nurse Practitioner, Master of Nursing and Doctoral graduate students. I also invite you to review our international clinical opportunities explained under the International Study Abroad section of our College website.

As the Associate Dean of the Southern Saskatchewan Campus and Advancement of Global Health Strategies, I am responsible for the College of Nursing International clinical experiences. In this role, I promote connection of provincial and international clinical and research initiatives to promote cultural competency among students, faculty and staff. Specifically, the College of Nursing and University of Saskatchewan are working together with local and global community partners to address issues of equity and social justice and to include indigenous knowledge and experience in our classes and practice.

My prior administrative and care roles within rural communities and long term care settings include program development and evaluation, interdisciplinary team facilitation, quality improvement and regionalized health system accreditation. My Master of Nursing was completed at the University of Saskatchewan College of Nursing and I completed my doctoral studies at the Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing at Western in London, Ontario.

I am experienced in both quantitative and qualitative research methods and have applied my research approach through post positivist, interpretive and critical research paradigms. I have coordinated a professional nursing association Canadian community health interprofessional survey, analysed Statistics Canada Population Health Databases and conducted a Cochrane Review with an interdisciplinary research team. I am currently developing social interaction knowledge translation interventions to foster evidence-informed health promotion and chronic disease management practice and policy within the fields of aging, client and family-centred care and global health. My teaching roles have focused on Community Health, Professional Nursing Practice Issues and Research at the undergraduate level, as well as Research Methods in the Master of Nursing Program.

I welcome any inquiries or interests you may have regarding my role as Associate Dean or my areas of research. If you have any questions regarding the University of Saskatchewan Regina Campus or one of our programs offered at this site, please contact 306.337.3800.

Publications

Jansen, L., McWilliam, C., Forbes, D., & Forchuk, C. (In press). Creating social interaction knowledge translation for the in-home management of urinary incontinence and chronic care'. Canadian Journalof Aging.

Gray, M. & Jansen, L. (In Press). Assessment and management of kidney problems. In S.M. Lewis, M.L. Heitkemper, S.R. Dirksen, M. Barry, S. Goldsworthy & D. Goodridge (Eds.). Medical surgical nursing in Canada (2nd Canadian ed.). Toronto: Elsevier.

Gray, M. & Jansen, L. (in press). Assessment and Management of Urinary Clinical Problems. In S.M. Lewis, M.L. Heitkemper, S.R. Dirksen, M. Barry, S. Goldsworthy & D. Goodridge (Eds.). Medical surgical nursing in Canada (2nd Canadian ed.). Toronto: Elsevier.

Jansen, L., McWilliam, C., Forbes, D., & Forchuk, C. (2012).Knowledge translation for in-home continence promotion techniques.Gerontechnology 11(20), 410.doi: 10.4017/gt.2012.11.02.643.00.

De Roche N.M. (2011). The 5th ISG Gerontechnology Master Class, Gerontechnology 10(1):60; doi:10.4017/gt.2011.10.01.008.00. (Acknowledged as one of the Master Class Gerontechnology CIHR and International contributors for this publication).

Jansen S.L., Forbes D., Duncan V., Morgan D.G., Malouf, R. (2011). Melatonin for the treatment of dementia (Review). The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD003802. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD003802.pub3. (Original publication: 2006, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD003802. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD003802.pub3).

Gray, M. & Jansen, L. (2009). Assessment and management of kidney problems. In S.M. Lewis, M.L. Heitkemper, S.R. Dirksen, M. Barry, S. Goldsworthy & D. Goodridge (Eds.). Medical surgical nursing in Canada (2nd Canadian edition). pp. 1157-1176. Elsevier: Toronto.

Gray, M. & Jansen, L. (2009). Assessment and Management of Urinary Clinical Problems. In S.M. Lewis, M.L. Heitkemper, S.R. Dirksen, M. Barry, S. Goldsworthy & D. Goodridge (Eds.). Medical surgical nursing in Canada (2nd Canadian edition). pp. 1177-1215. Elsevier: Toronto.

Peacock, S., Forbes, D., Markle-Reid, M., Hawranik, P., Morgan, D., Jansen, L., Henderson, S., & Leipert, B (2009). Positive aspects of the caregiving journey: Using a strengths-based perspective to reveal opportunities. Journal of Applied Gerontology Online, first published on August 25, 2009 as doi:10.1177/0733464809341471.

Jansen, L., Forbes, D.A., Markle-Reid, M., Hawranik, P., Kingston, D., Peacock, S., Henderson, S., & Leipert, B. (2009). Formal Care Providers' Perceptions of Home- and Community-Based Services: Informing Dementia Care Quality. Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 28(1), 1-23.

Jansen L, Forbes , DA , Duncan V, Morgan DG. Melatonin for cognitive impairment.(Review) The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD003802. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003802.pub3.

Forbes, D., Jansen, L., Markle-Reid, M., Hawranik, P., Morgan, D., Henderson, S. Leipert, B., Peacock, P., & Kingston, D. (2008). Canadians with dementia: Gender differences in use and availability of home- and community-based health services. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 40(1), 38-59.

Forbes, D., Markle-Reid, M., Hawranik, P., Peacock, S., Kingston, D., Morgan, D., Henderson, S. Leipert, B., & Jansen, L. (2008). Availability and acceptability of Canadian home and community-based services: Perspectives of family caregivers of persons with dementia. Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 27(2), 75-99.

Forbes, D. A. & Jansen, L. (2008). Family caregivers: Essential partners in dementia care. Canada's National Home Care Publication: The Family Caregiver Newsmagazine. Retrieved March 15, 2009 from www.thefamilycaregiver.com/pdf/TFCN_2008_09.pdf

Jansen, L. (2008). Collaborative interdisciplinary healthcare teams: Ready or not? Journal of Professional Nursing, 24(4), 218-227.

Jansen, L. & Forbes, D. (2006). The psychometric testing of an urinary incontinence nursing assessment instrument. Journal of Wound Ostomy and Continence Nursing, 33(1), 69-76.

Jansen L, Forbes , DA , Duncan V, Morgan DG. Melatonin for cognitive impairment.(Review) The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD003802. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003802.pub3.

Grants

Jansen, L. (2012-2013). Translating Knowledge Through Relating: Social Interaction Knowledge Translation for In-home Care. Provost and Vice-President Academic University Conference Fund; October 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013; Total: $1000.00

Jansen, L. (Principal Investigator) & Novik, N. (Co-Investigator) (2013). Translating Knowledge Through Relating: Social Interaction Knowledge Translation for In-home Care. Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation Connections Grant ($3000.00); March 1, 2013 to June 30th, 2013; Total: $3000.00

Gold Medal for High Academic Achievement University of Western Ontario, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, ($550.00), 2012

University of Saskatchewan Faculty Start-Up Grant ($5,000), 2009-2012

University of Western Ontario Graduate Studies National Travel Award ($400.00), 2011

University of Western Ontario Graduate Thesis Award ($795.00), 2011

National Initiative for Care of the Elderly Doctoral Travel Grant and Mentorship Award ($1000.00), 2010

Cochrane Centre, University of Oxford England Travel Grant ($200.00), 2009

Social Science and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Fellowship ($20,000.00 x 2 years), 2007-2009

University of Western Ontario Graduate Thesis Award ($1,333.33), 2009

University of Western Ontario Faculty of Health Sciences Scholarship ($8,000.00), 2008-2009

University of Western Ontario Graduate Studies Travel Grant (International) ($500.00), 2008

Canadian Nurses' Foundation Dr. Ann C. Beckingham Scholarship ($6,000), 2007-2008

Canadian Institute of Health Research Transdisciplinary Understanding and Training in Research - Primary Health Care ($47,500), 2004-2005