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Name Donna Christine Carr
School School of Health & Life Sciences and Community Services
Program Nursing - BScN
Academic and Professional Designations
  • Registered Nurse – RN
  • Masters of Nursing – MN
  • College of Nurses of Ontario – CNO
  • Registered Nurses Association of Ontario – RNAO
Title Professor
Courses Taught
  • N3X04 Professional Nursing Practice IV
  • N3Y04 Professional Nursing Practice V
  • N3SS3 Nursing concepts in Health and Illness III
  • N3TT3 Nursing Concepts in Health and Illness IV
  • N4J04 Professional Nursing Practice VI
  • N4K07 Professional Nursing Practice VII
  • PNUR 2330 – Family Concepts
  • ECE 1050 – Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • Maternal & Newborn care
    • prenatal, intrapartum, and postpartum care
    • healthy & high risk pregnancy and birth
    • care of healthy term and high risk newborns
Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities
  • Health Care Administration experience (Clinical Manager at St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton; Director at SickKids, Toronto)
  • 10 years in staff & continuing education (St. Joseph's Hospital & Mohawk College, Hamilton)
  • 18 years patient care experience in NICU, L&D, and post-partum care
Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications Landeen, Janet; Carr, Donna; Culver,  Kirsten; Martin, Lynn; Mathew-Maich, Nancy; Noesgaard,  Charlotte; and Beney-Gadsby, Larissa.   The Impact of Curricular Changes on BScN Students' Clinical Learning Outcomes. Qualitative research article submitted for publication October 2015.
Additional Information I continue to provide direct patient care to women and their newborns in both my faculty role with 3rd year BScN students at GRH, and as a staff RN at a community hospital.  I encourage learners to suspend judgment, reflect on experiences, think critically, and ask “why?” as a means to deeper understanding of self, others, and course content.


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