Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Renee Anderson RN BScN MN

Renee Anderson RN BScN MN

Renee Anderson RN BScN MN

Name: Renee Anderson RN BScN MN
Position: Senior Lecturer Bipartite
Phone: 250 377 6137


Nursing And Health Care:
*critical thinking / clinical reasoning
*engaging students in learning
*bridging the theory practice gap
*promoting excellence in nursing education
*faculty development
*decision making

Nursing Practice Expertise:
*Adult acute care nursing
*Practice Teaching

*2012 CRNBC Excellence in Nursing Education Award
*2012 TRU Teaching Excellence Award

Research Interests

I am not in a research position (bipartite)

Scholarly Activity:
*student perceptions of effective clinical teaching
*Faculty development
*Innovative practice models


2008 MN Athabasca University
1993 BScN University of Victoria
1987 RN Diploma Cariboo College


Presentations / Workshops Hosted:
2017 Let's Talk about Practice Workshop (TRU): Decision making. Renee Anderson & Candace Walker

2017 Renee Anderson & Wendy McKenzie. Improving Connections between the skills laboratory and the practice setting. WCHSE conference. Parksville, BC

2016 Lets Talk about Practice: Faculty Development Sessions in the School of Nursing (Poster) Elsevier Faculty Development Conference, Las Vegas
Andrea Sullivan Candace Walker Renee Anderson

2016 The Art of Questioning (Poster) Elsevier Faculty Development Conference Las Vegas
Andrea Sullivan Candace Walker Renee Anderson

2015 Lets talk about Practice: Decision Making, Effective Clinical Teaching (Workshop) TRU
Tara Lyster Renee Anderson Steve Ross Candace Walker

2015 Effective Teaching and Learning in Nursing Practice (Presentation) Teaching Practices Colloquium Kamloops. Candace Walker Renee Anderson

2014 Lets talk about Practice: CDMs (Workshop) TRU
Tara Lyster Renee Anderson

2013 Lets talk about Practice: Critical Thinking (Workshop) TRU
Renee Anderson Andrea Sullivan

2013 Lets talk about Practice: CDMs, creative scheduling, innovative learning activities, Ponderosa Project, CRNBC update (workshop) TRU
Renee Anderson Andrea Sullivan Michelle Funk Suzanne Farrell

2013 Faculty Development Sessions as one strategy for Faculty Retention (Presentation) Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Conference.Cape Breton, NS
Renee Anderson Andrea Sullivan.

2013 Learning Pharmacology through a Nursing Lens (Presentation) Teaching Practices Colloquium. TRU
Renee Anderson

2011 Working with Struggling Students in Practice. (workshop) TRU Renee Anderson

2012 Graduate Perspectives on Preparedness to Practice (Presentation) Journeys of Nursing Scholarship TRU
Cheryl Zawaduk Renee Anderson

2012 Let's Talk about Practice (Open forum) TRU
Renee Anderson Andrea Sullivan

Employment History

Nursing Practice 1987-2014
Previously employed in acute care in a number of permanent, float and casual positions in pediatrics, medicine, surgery. Most of my time has been spent within a surgical focus including vascular, general surgery, urology and orthopedics.

Nursing Education 2000-Present
Formerly University College of the Thompson Rivers University. I began teaching within sessional positions and am currently working in a full time faculty position in the BScN program of the School of Nursing.

2015- present: practice lead BScN. My role is to support
excellence in practice education through faculty
support, updating practice manuals, innovative practice
scheduling, coordination of CPE 3 orientation workshops

Courses Taught

NURS 218 Nursing practice 3
NURS 218 Seminar
NURS 318 Nursing practice
NURS 2840 NURSING PRACTICE 4 Promoting Health and Healing
NURS 2380 Consolidated Practice Experience 2
HLSC 2660 Pharmacology for Health Professionals

Professional Affiliations

College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC)
Association of Registered Nurses of BC (ARNBC)
Society of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STHLE)