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Name Dianne Allen
School School of Health & Life Sciences and Community Services
Program Nursing - BScN
Academic and Professional Designations
  • RN since 1980
  • BScN
  • MSc
  • RNAO member
  • CNA member
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Iota Micron Chapter member
  • Canadian Nurses Protective Society member
Title Professor
Courses Taught
  • NSG2A04 Transition to Baccalaureate Nursing 1
  • NSG2AA3 Transition to Baccalaureate Nursing 2
  • NSG3QQ3 Population Health
  • Nursing 4J07/K10 Guided Nursing Practice V/VI
Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • Interprofessional education and practice including IP role clarification
  • Nursing education
  • Nursing and IP research
  • Maternal/child nursing
Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities
  • PhD nursing student University of Western Ontario
  • Clinical practice nurse 1980-2005 –St. Mary's General hospital   1980-1981
  • Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto 1981-2004
  • Research nurse
Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications

Conestoga College IPE project coordinator –HealthForceOntario project  2008-2009

Interprofessional Role Clarification among Health & Social Care practitioners: Conceptualization, Enactment & Measurement Altogether Better Health VIII, Oxford University, Oxford, UK. October 2016
Symposium presentation Transforming Nursing Practice Education into Interprofessional client-centred Collaborative practice with Dr. Orchard (lead), and another UWO PhD student peer CASN Educator Conference, Toronto ON May 2016

IP Role Clarification: A Study of its Process and Measurement for Client-Centred Care

 

Workshop Presentation Assessing the Value of the Interprofessional Collaborative Team Judgment Process Presented by CIHC International IP Competency Working Group – Presented with for workshop were: Dr. Carole Orchard (lead), Dr. M. Sexton,  with another UWO PhD student.

Collaborating Across Borders V

(Roanoke Virginia)

Sept 28-30/15

Interprofessional Role Clarification-poster

Assisted Dr. C. Orchard as round table discussion facilitator(role clarification)

Altogether Best Health VII conference (Pittsburgh PA) June 5-8/14

Can Preparation of Clinical Teachers in IPC Concepts and Competencies Impact on their Teaching of Students in Clinical Practice?

Carole Orchard, Mary Beth Bezzina, Dianne Allen, Office of Interprofessional Health Education & Research

 

Oral Presentation with Dr. Orchard.

Collaborating Across Borders IV Conference, Vancouver BC

 

Presented the qualitative findings for this research.

June 12-14/13

Salfi, J., (Lead)

Mohaupt, J., Allen, D., Rawlin, C., Patterson, C. & Tam, S. 

Interprofessional Educationn (IPE) in the BScN Program: Are we preparing our students for collaborative practice? 

 

Poster presentation

Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN)

 Nursing Research Conference, Toronto, ON.

May 2012

What Are IPE Competencies? Implementing National Guidelines

Madeline Schmitt, Facilitator, with Dianne Allen, Lesley Bainbridge, Deborah Gardner, Carole Orchard, Margot Rykhoff, Martha Sexton

Invited Keynote speaker & part of panel discussion with group above

Collaborating Across Borders III Conference. Tucson, AZ.

 

November 2011

Allen, D., Mohaupt, J., Salfi, J.,  & Raasok, M. The I-4 Curriculum: Response to the Challenge of Incorporating IPE into College and University Programs

 

Poster presentation-I was main presenter

Collaborating Across Borders III Conference. Tucson, AZ. November 2011

Allen, D., Mohaupt, J., Salfi, J., Pat Chornaby & Raasok, M.

The I-4 Curriculum:  Development and Implementation of Interprofessional Education,                                            

 

Discussion Presentation- I was main presenter           

Collaborating Across Borders III Conference. Tucson, AZ. November 2011

Salfi J., Allen, D., Mohaupt, J., Inouye, D., Rawlin, D. & Solomon, P. 

A framework for introducing interprofessional education into a multi-site B.Sc.N. curriculum. 

 

Poster presentation- I presented for group.

Collaborating Across Borders III Conference. Tucson, AZ. November 2011

Allen, D., Raasok ,M., Salfi, J., & Mohaupt, J.

 

The I-4 curriculum: Development and implementation of interprofessional education.                   

 

Discussion Presentation-I was main presenter

IPE Ontario 2011, University of Toronto, Toronto ON January 2011

Salfi, J., Allen, D., Mohaupt, J., Inouye, D., Rawlin, D., & Solomon, P. (Jan. 2011).

 

A framework for introducing IPE into a multi-site curriculum.

 

Poster Presentation with Dr.  Jen Salfi

IPE Ontario 2011, University of Toronto, Toronto ON January 2011

Mohaupt, J., Allen, D., & Salfi, J.

 

911: What is your emergency? A large scale simulation effort to engage students in interprofessional collaboration.     

 

Oral presentation-Jen Mohaupt presenter, I was supportive

IPE Ontario 2011, University of Toronto, Toronto ON January, 2011

Allen, D., Raasok, R., Clark, S., Clarke, K., Flynn, S., Hagerman, L., Peppler-Beechey, L., & Weiss, K.

 

Health Care Provider and Undergraduate Education: Enhancing Role Clarification and Interprofessional Health Care for the PSW, RPN, and RN in Long Term Care. 

 

Poster Presentation –I was main presenter

CASN, Nursing Research Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba.                                   May 2010

Salfi J., Allen, D., Mohaupt, J., Inouye, D., Rawlin, D. & Solomon, P.

 

A framework for introducing interprofessional education into a multi-site B.Sc.N. curriculum.

 

Poster Presentation-Jen Salfi, main presenter, and I presented with her.

CASN Nursing Research Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba. May 2010

Salfi, J., Solomon, P., Allen, D.,  Mohaupt, J., & Patterson, C. (2012).          Overcoming all obstacles: a framework for embedding interprofessional  education into a large, multisite bachelor of science nursing program. The Journal of Nursing Education 51(2), 106-110.

Allen, D., Ploeg, J., & Kaasalainen, S. (2012). The relationship between emotional intelligence and clinical teaching effectiveness in nursing faculty. Journal of professional nursing: official journal of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 28(4), 231–240.

Salfi, J., Mohaupt, J., Patterson, C., & Allen, D. (2015). Reality Check : Are We Truly Preparing Our Students for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice ? Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 47(2), 41–61.

Interprofessional Education (IPE) in the BScN Curriculum: Are We Preparing Our Students for Collaborative Practice? (Nursing Education Research Unit Scholarship (NERU) from McMaster University for study at all 3 sites (COMOMAC))

Investigators:  Jenn Salfi, Jen Mohaupt, Nancy Matthew–Maich, Dianne Allen, Susan Tam $2000.00 May 2012

Are We Preparing Our Students for Collaborative Practice? Investigators:  Jenn Salfi, Dianne Allen, Jen Mohaupt, Patty Solomon. ( Niemeier Award, from McMaster University for study at all 3 sites (COMOMAC)

 

 


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