Mary Ellen Fitzpatrick

NameMary Ellen Fitzpatrick
SchoolSchool of Health & Life Sciences
ProgramBachelor of Science - Nursing

Academic and Professional Designations

  • BScN
  • Registered Nurse, College of Nurses Ontario
  • Master of Nursing
  • Graduate Diploma Advanced Neonatal Care
  • Registered Nurses Association of Ontario

Courses Taught

  • Nursing Concepts Health Illness-3 - N3SS3 & N3TT3
  • Guided Nursing Practice-3 - N3X04 & N3Y04
  • Guided Nursing Practice - N4J07 & N4K07
  • Guided Nursing Practice - N2P03
  • Guided Nursing Practice - N1G04

Areas of Expertise & Interest

  • Maternal & child health
  • Neonatal ICU
  • Breastfeeding
  • Simulated learning
  • Problem-based learning
  • Indigenous health
  • Cultural safety

Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities

  • Clinical Consultant - Oncology, Ambulatory Care and Pain Management, Baxter Corporation, 1998-2003
  • Staff Nurse, Nurse Manager, Clinical Nurse Specialist - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner NICU, Hospital for Sick Children, 1988-1998
  • Staff Nurse, Resource Nurse NICU, Children's Hospital of Michigan, 1986-1988

Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications

  • Safety in the Workplace certification, Certificate of Completion RNAO BPG
  • Breastfeeding E-Learning Module
  • Completion of Level 2 Breastfeeding course as part of the Baby Friendly Initiative of Ontario
  • Former Chair of Awards Committee
  • Mental Health First Aid certificate
  • Cultural Safety Modules 1-3, University of Victoria
  • SON Indigenous Health Strategic Planning Group
  • SON Indigenous Health Education and Curriculum Working Group