Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Tanya Sanders, RN BSN MSN

Tanya Sanders, RN BSN MSN

Tanya Sanders, RN BSN MSN

Name: Tanya Sanders, RN BSN MSN
Position: Lecturer
Phone: 250-371-5585
Email: tsanders@tru.ca

Interests

Nursing and Health Care:
*Community Health and Nursing
*Indigenous Health and Nursing
*Community Health Nursing Education
*Nursing Leadership and Governance

Nursing Practice Expertise:
*Public Health Nursing
*Community Health Nursing

Research Interests

Research and Scholarly Activity
*Community Health Nursing
*Indigenous Health Nursing
*School Health

Education

Master of Science in Nursing, UBC, 2005
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, UCC, 1998

Publications

Publications:
Duncan, S., & Sanders, T. (in press). Community health nursing. In M. Buck, L. Ferguson, L. Yiu & L. L. Stamler (Eds.), Fundamentals of Canadian Nursing: Concepts, Process, and Practice (4th ed.). Toronto, ON: Pearson.

Sanders, T. (2005, October). Enhancing community health nursing education through the use of the Canadian Community Health Nursing Standards of Practice. UBC MScN Major Paper.

Reports:
Watson-Sutton, J., & Cherriman, T. (2000) A Report on Childhood Injuries in the Northern Interior Health Region. Northern Interior Health.

Presentations:
O'Mahony, J., Duncan, S., Mahara, S., Pitman, V., Ringstad, K., Sanders, T., Stade, S., & Weatherman, K., (2016). Public Health Nursing and Comprehensive School Health: Preliminary Findings. Poster presentation-International Collaboration for Community Health Research Conference. Cambridge, UK.

Blackstock, S., Bourque, K., Duncan, S., Giffin, L., Jones, L., Katernick, B., Mahara, S., Maidment, K., Ross, S., Sage, J., Sanderson, D., Sanders, T., & Weninger, C. (2016). Enacting a respectful response to the truth and reconciliation commission: Calls to action. Oral Presentation: Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada (A.N.A.C.) National Training Forum Authentic Indigenous Health & Wellness Partnerships: Reclaimative Leading Practices. Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Blackstock, S., Bourque Bearskin, L., Duncan, S., Jones, J., Katernick, B., Mahara, S., Sanderson, D., & Sanders, T. (2016). Shifting our lens; learning from Indigenous communities. Workshop Symposia: Building Intersections 2016 Rural Health Services Research Conference. Kamloops, BC.

Lyster, T., & Sanders, T.(November, 2015). Constant Chaos: Utilizing Change Theory in Baccalaureate Nursing Leadership Education. Poster Presentation: STTI Biennial Convention, Las Vegas, NV, USA.

Ross, S., & Sanders, T. (January, 2015). Kenkneyt: Nursing Student Immersion in Rural Aboriginal Nursing Settings. Poster Presentation: Elsevier Faculty Development Conference, Phoenix, AZ, USA

Bade, S., Bara, I., Manual Jr, B., McBee, V., Nokelby, K., Perry, A., Ross, S., Sanders, T., Stark, B., Tom, M., & Toodlican, J. (May, 2014). Kenkneyt: BScN Student Immersion in Rural Aboriginal Nursing Practice. Presentation given at the 2014 Canadian Network for Innovation in Education Conference, Kamloops, BC

Sanders, T.(December, 2013). Kenkneyt Persons Helping, A partnership between Conayt Friendship Society and TRU School of Nursing. Journeys in Nursing Scholarship, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC

Sanders, T. (January 2006). Enhancing Community Health Nursing Education Through The Use of The Canadian Community Health Nursing Standards of Practice. Interior Health Okanagan Health Service Area Public Health Nursing Managers Meeting, Kelowna, BC

Sanders, T. (December, 2013). Enhancing Community Health Nursing Education Through The Use of The Canadian Community Health Nursing Standards of Practice. Interior Health South Okanagan Prevention Services Staff Meeting, Penticton, BC

Sanders, T. (February, 2002). Injury Prevention Why does it Matter? What Can Be Done? BC First Nations Head Start Training Conference, Vancouver, BC

Sanders, T. (April, 2002). Health Status Data as a Stimulus for Action: The Experience with Injury Prevention in the Northern Interior Health Region. BC Population Health Conference, Vancouver, BC

Sanders, T. (April, 2002). Using a Coalition Approach to Injury Prevention. Northern Brain Injury Conference, Prince George, BC

Sanders, T. (November, 2001). A Report on Childhood Injuries in the Northern Interior Health Region and the Development of the Injury Prevention Program. Northern Interior Regional Health Board, Prince George, BC

Employment History

Thompson Rivers University
School of Nursing, Lecturer
September 2013 to Present

Health Canada, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, BC Region, Transfer Nursing Team
June 2010 to August 2013
Transfer Nursing Management and Practice Consultant

Thompson Rivers University
September 2008 to June 2010
School of Nursing Sessional Instructor

Interior Health Authority
* Public Health Nurse
* Family Health Program Leader-Prevention Services

Xaxli'p First Nation
* Community Health Nurse

Northern Health Authority
* Program Manager Public Health Nursing
* Injury Prevention Coordinator
* Public Health Nurse

Courses Taught

Coordinator, Aboriginal Pathways to Health Careers Program
NURS 3500 Health & Healing VII, Promoting Community and Society Health
NURS 3510 Nursing Practice VI, Promoting Health of Communities and Society
NURS 4210 Nursing Practice VIII, Transitioning to BScN Graduate
NURS 4300 Professional Practice V, Leadership in Nursing
NURS 4380 Nursing Practice VII, Community Health Nursing Practice
NURS 1730 Health and Healing I, Living Health
NURS 3740 Nursing Practice V, School Health
NURS 1700 Professional Practice I, Foundations to the Discipline of Nursing
NURS 2840 Nursing Practice IV, Introduction to Community Health
CPE III Consolidated Practice
NURS 431 Nursing Practice VI, Nurses Influencing Change
NURS 318 Nursing Practice IV, Child Health
NURS 274/284 Lab

Professional Affiliations

May 2014 to April 2016. Regional Director Interior, Association of Registered Nurses of BC

2000 to 2008 CRNBC Workplace Representative

Registered with CRNBC and ARNBC
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