Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

James Thomson RPN, RN, MSN

James Thomson RPN, RN, MSN

James Thomson RPN, RN, MSN

Name: Mr James Thomson RPN, RN, MSN
Position: Nursing Lecturer
Phone:
Email: Jthomson@tru.ca

Interests

Mental Health
First Nations Mental Health
Education
Men's Health
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Rural and Remote Mental Health

Research Interests

Rural and Remote First Nations Mental Health

Education

2008-Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from the University of British Columbia in nursing education
2003-Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from the University of Saskatchewan
1996-Canadian National Certification from the Canadian Nurses Association in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing [CPMHN(C)]
1991-General Nursing (RN) from Cariboo College
1988-Psychiatric Nursing (RPN) from Douglas College

Employment History

2004 to present School of Nursing at Thompson Rivers University
2004-2009 Relief Nurse (RN/RPN) Northern Nursing Outposts with Health Canada and First Nations health Authorities.
2000-2004 Clinical Coordinator of Community Mental Health in Fort St John, BC Northern Health Authority
1997-2000 Director of Care for Cupar and District Nursing Home, Cupar SK
1995-1997 Director of Nursing, Davidson Union Hopsital, Davidson, SK
1993-1995 Staff Nurse (RN) at the Fort Smith Health Centre, Fort Smith, NT
1991-1993 Staff Nurse (RN) at Stanton Yellowknife Hospital, Yellowknife, NT.
1991 Staff Nurse (RN) Royal Inland Hospital, Kamloops, BC
1988-1990 Staff Nurse (RPN) Forensic Pyshiatric Institute, Port Coquitlam, BC

Courses Taught

NURS 1830 Health and Healing II
NURS 283 Health and Healing IV
NURS 284 Clinical Practice III Mental Health (Hillside)
NURS 317 Self & Others: Relational PracticeIII
NURS 274 Clinical Practice II Mental Health (Hillside)
NURS 318 Clinical Practice V Mental Health (1 South)
NURS 318S Mental Health Seminar
NURS 218 Clinical Practice II (6 South of RIH)
NURS 238 CPE III (6th floor of RIH)
NURS 138 CPE I (Pinegrove Nursing Home)
MENT 452 Mental Health Treatment Modalities
PNUR Program Teaching the Practical Nursing Course by distance

Professional Affiliations

College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of BC
College of Registered Nurses of BC
Certification with the Canadian Nurses Association in Psychiatry/Mental Health
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