Thompson Rivers University

Donna Bentham, RN MSc

Name: Donna Bentham, RN MSc
Position: Sessional Instructor
Affiliation: Williams Lake Campus
Phone: 250-392-8160


Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of British Columbia, 1989.
Masters of Science in Community Health Science, University of Northern British
Columbia, 2008. Thesis: Carving out a place: Establishing a new Nurse Practitioner practice in rural and remote Canada


Refereed MacLeod, M.L.P., Martin Misener, R., Banks, K., Morton, A.M., Vogt, C., & Bentham, D. (2008). "I'm a different kind of nurse": Advice from nurses in rural and remote Canada. Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership, 21(3), 40-53. Martin Misener, R., MacLeod, M.L.P., Banks, K., Morton, A.M., Vogt, C., & Bentham, D. (2008). "There's rural, and then there's rural": Advice from nurses providing primary healthcare in northern remote communities. Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership, 21(3), 54-63. Kulig, J. C., Andrews, M. E., Stewart, N. L., Pitblado, R., MacLeod, M. L. P., Bentham, D., D'Arcy, C., Morgan, D., Forbes, D., Remus, G., & Smith, B. (2008). How do registered nurses define rurality? Australian Journal of Rural Health, 16, 28-32. Non-refereed/ Knowledge Exchange Fyfe, T., Hampe, T., Hardy, C., Bentham, D., MacLeod, M., & Mogus, M. (2007, April). Knowledge synthesis, translation and exchange (KSTE) cheat sheet. Knowledge to Action Working Group for the Rural and Northern Practice Research Program and Northern Health's Closing the Gap Capacity Building Initiative. University of Northern British Columbia: Prince George, BC. Hanlon, N., Clasby, R., & Bentham, D. (2006). Establishing a network of excellence in rural and remote geriatric care: Regional coordination and its implications for nursing practice in long term care facilities: Interim Report. Prince George, BC: University of Northern British Columbia.

Courses Taught

Practical Nurse Program: theory courses & clinical practicum, 13 month course, 2010,
NURS 1700: Professional Practice I, Fall 2010.
NURS 1730: Health and Healing I, Fall 2010.
Nursing 313: Nursing Practice with the Elderly Adult, Winter 2010, Winter 2009.
NURS 438: Community Health Nursing, Fall 2009.
NURS 431: Health/Professional Growth-Nurses Influencing Change, Fall 2009.
NURS 338: Consolidated Practice Experience III, 6 weeks, May 2009.
Nursing 403(UNBC): Introduction to Nursing Research, Fall 2010, Fall 2009, Fall 2008.

Professional Affiliations

Canadian Association of Rural and Remote Nursing


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