Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Krista Lussier RN, MSN

Krista Lussier RN, MSN

Krista Lussier RN, MSN

Name: Krista Lussier RN, MSN
Position: Senior Lecturer, Bipartite
Phone: 250-377-6198
Email: Klussier@tru.ca

Interests

I teach primarily in the areas of maternal/child health. I have clinical experience in both neonatal and pediatric intensive care as well as in Womens and Maternal health. My interests focus on New Faculty Support, Faculty Development, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and Teaching with Technology. My interest in families have led me to be involved in Kamloops Family Resources Society, Success by 6 and Breastfeeding Matters in Kamloops (BMIK).

Research Interests

I am in a non Research Bipartite position but my scholarship interests are technology in teaching.

Education

2006: MSN University of British Columbia
Major Paper: The Transition From Clinician to Educator: Is Mentoring the Answer?
1997: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Alberta

Awards or Distinctions:

2016 Thompson Rivers University Chairperson Leadership Award
2015 Association of Registered Nurse of British Columbia Award for Excellence in Nursing Education
2012 Thompson Rivers University Teaching Excellence Award

Publications

Selected Presentations:

June, 2016 CANHEIT-HPCS Edmonton, Alberta Invited Poster Presentation: Integrating Technology: Faculty Expectations Co-presented: Krista Lussier, Tara Lyster & Brian Mackay
April, 2016: BCNET, Vancouver, British Columbia Invited Presentation: Meeting the Needs of Faculty and ITS: Transforming the Relationship Co-presented: Krista Lussier, Tara Lyster & Brian Mackay
February, 2016: Thompson Rivers University Teaching Practices Colloquium, Kamloops British Columbia: Invited Presentation: Mentoring the Department Chair Co-presented: Krista Lussier & Brenda Smith
February, 2016: Academic Chairpersons Conference, Charleston, South Carolina: Invited Presentation: Mentoring the Department Chair: Creating a Community of Support Co-presented: Krista Lussier, Shawn Read & Brenda Smith
October, 2015: E-Learn 2015, Honolulu, Hawaii: Invited Presentation: The Juxtaposition of Implementing A Social Media Policy While Encouraging Its Use In A School of Nursing. Krista Lussier
March 2-6, 2015 SITE (Society for Information Technology in Education) Las Vegas, Nevada: Invited Presentation: Using Facebook to Teach about the Professional Image of Nursing: Krista Lussier
February, 2015: British Columbia Privacy and Information Security Awareness Day: Invited Keynote Presentation: Using Social Media to Teach about the Professional Image of Nursing: Krista Lussier
May 29-30, 2014:Continuing Care Educators Conference. Vancouver, Canada: Invited Presentation: The Flipped Classroom in Healthcare. Co-presented: Krista Lussier & Tara Lyster
April 29-30, 2014: Thompson Rivers University Chairs Retreat: Learning Outcomes, Assessment, and the Curriculum Development Cycle: with Peter Wolf. Invited Presentation: From Attributes to Learning Outcomes: The Structure and Language of Effective Learning Outcomes. An Example from the School of Nursing. Krista Lussier
April 29-30, 2014: Thompson Rivers University Chairs Retreat: Learning Outcomes, Assessment, and the Curriculum Development Cycle: with Peter Wolf. Invited Presentation: Curriculum Mapping: An Example of the Curriculum Development Cycle in Nursing. Krista Lussier
March 18-20 2014: SITE Conference (Society for Information Technology in Education). Jacksonville Florida- Invited Presentation: Flipping Clinical Practice In a Nursing Program. Krista Lussier
Sept 2013: The Centre for Student Engagement and Learning Innovation Annual Teaching at the Centre Professional Development Day For New and Returning Faculty. Invited Presentation: Flipping the classroom: Will it work for you and your students? Krista Lussier
July 2-4, 2012:EDU Learn12. Barcelona, Spain: Invited Presentation: Using the iPad in a Practice Setting in a School of Nursing. Krista Lussier
July, 2012: Paper published in conference preceding: EDULearn12. Barcelona, Spain. 2011-iPad Proposal: Using iPads in a Practice Setting in a School of Nursing. Krista Lussier
February 24, 2012: Using the iPad in Practice Settings in a School of Nursing: Teaching Practices Colloquium. Krista Lussier
August 30, 2011: Embracing Technology in a School of Nursing: Presented at the Playing in the Sandbox Thompson Rivers University School of Nursing Technology Workshop: by: Krista Lussier and Susan Ross
April 28, 2011: Embracing Technology in a School of Nursing: Collaboration for Academic Education in Nursing (CAEN) Conference North Island College by: Krista Lussier and Susan Ross (Invited)

Employment History

10/2012-11/2015.Chairperson BScN Program, Thompson Rivers University: Kamloops, British Columbia.
05/2012-present.Senior Lecturer, Tenured Bipartite Faculty Member Thompson Rivers University: Kamloops, British Columbia.
07/2006-06/2012. Lecturer, Tenure Track Bipartite Position-Thompson Rivers University: Kamloops, British Columbia.
08/2004-06/2006. Sessional Nursing Instructor/Term Certain, University College of the Cariboo/Thompson Rivers University: Kamloops, British Columbia.
Casual Staff Nurse Post-Op Care, Kamloops Surgical Centre, 2003 to 2007
Casual Staff Nurse Maternity/Special Care Nursery Royal Inland Hospital, 2003 to 2006
Staff Nurse Level III NICU Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children Honolulu, Hawaii 1999 to 2003
Staff Nurse Level II-III NICU Royal Alexandra Hospital Edmonton, Alberta, 1997 to 1999

Courses Taught

2016 Winter:Nursing 1840: Nursing Practice-Lab Theory, 82 students
2015 Fall: Nursing 1740: Nursing Practice 1: Health, Nurses Practice and Family Seminar, 10 students
2015 Fall: Nursing 1170: Relational Practice I, 40 students
2014 Fall: Nursing 1170: Relational Practice I, 40 students
2013 Fall/Winter: 2 courses overload and 6 courses release for Chairpersons Duties
2013 Winter: 4 course release for Chairpersons Duties
2012 Fall: Nursing 1170: Relational Practice I, 40 students
2012 CPE 2: 8 students
2012 Nursing 2830: Health and Healing IV, 40 students
2012 Nursing 2840: Nursing Practice IV, 8 students
2011 Nursing 2840: Nursing Practice III, 8 students
2011 CPE 2: 8 students
2011 Nursing 2830: Health and Healing IV, 40 students
2011 Nursing 2840: Nursing Practice IV, 8 students
2010 Nursing 2730: Health and Healing III, 40 students
2010 Nursing 2840: Nursing Practice III, 8 students
2009 Nursing 284: Nursing Practice IV, 8 students
2009 Nursing 283: Health and Healing IV, 40 students
2008 Nursing 274: Nursing Practice III, 8 students
2008 Nursing 273: Health and Healing III, 40 students
2007 438 Field Guide, 2 4th year students
2007 PLAR student for Nursing 319
2007 Nursing 228: Nursing Practice 4, 8 students
2007 Nursing 229: Health and Healing II, 43 students
2006 Nursing 228: Nursing Practice 4, 8 students
2006 Nursing 229: Health and Healing II, 43 students
2005 Nursing 229: Health and Healing II, 43 students
2005 Nursing 228: Nursing Practice 4, 8 students
2005 Nursing 118: Health, Nurses Practice and Family Seminar, 10 students
2005 Nursing 319: Teaching and Learning for Health Prevention, 45 students
2005 CPE II: Consolidated Practice Experience, 8 students, 144 hours
2004 Nursing 318: Child Health Clinical, 7 students
2004 CPE 1: Consolidated Practice Experience, 8 students, 72 hours

Professional Affiliations

College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC)
Western Regional Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing Western Region (WRCASN) Member
Association of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (ARNBC)
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