Thompson Rivers University

Heather Correale RN BSN MScCH

Name: Lecturer Tenure Track Heather Correale RN BSN MScCH
Phone: (250) 828-5421


*Community Health Nursing
*Community Health Nursing Education
*Quality Community Health Nursing Placements
*Population Health Promotion

*Community Health Nursing
*Pediatric Nursing

Research Interests

*Community Health Nursing
*Teaching and Learning
*Quality Community Placements
* Student Success


Master of Science in Community Health, UNBC, 2003
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, UBC, 1983


PUBLICATIONS: Beth S Bruce, Anne W Snowdon, Charles Cunningham, Caroline L Cramm, Krista Whittle, Heather Correale, Melanie Barwick, Caroline Piotrowski, Lynne Warda. Predicting Parents??? Use of Booster Seats. Injury Prevention, 2011 Oct: 17(5): 313-8. Charles E. Cunningham, Beth S. Bruce, Anne W. Snowdon, Yvonne Chen, Carol Kolga, Caroline Piotrowski, Lynne Warda, Heather Correale, Erica Clark, Melanie Barwick. Modeling improvements in booster seat use: A discreet choice conjoint experiment. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 43(6): 1999-2099 (2011). 2011.05.018. Barbara Wilson, Heather Naka, and Karen Cook. Family Response to Cardiac Surgery-Chapter 17 pp 429-476. In LeBlanc JF, Williams W (eds): The Operative and Postoperative Management of Congenital Heart Defects. Mount Kisco, NY, Futura Publishing Company, Inc., 1985. PROJECTS: Correale, H. Health 101 Videos: University of Alberta Wellness Services: Healthy Campus Unit. University of Alberta Wellness Grant Bruce, B. (PI), Correale, H. (Network Researcher) Child Passenger Safety: Booster Seat Utilization and Parental Preferences, AUTO 21. Correale, H. and Antoniazzi, C. UNBC/BCCA Cervical Screening Project. Collaborative research project with the BC Cancer Agency and the UNBC Health and Wellness Center. Smith, K., Correale, H., and Johnson, S. Observed Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCE???s Implementation of OSCE???s into the UNBC Undergraduate Nursing Program. Correale, H. and Yeulet, K. Clinical Teaching Units in Northern Health: Pilot Project Implementation and Evaluation. UNBC/Northern Health Collaborative Project, 2006-2009. Blue, I. and Correale, H. Feeling at Home: Integrating Health Sciences Students into Northern Communities. B.C. Academic Health Council Practice Education Innovation Fund. 2005-2007. PRESENTATIONS: 2017 Cinel, J. and Correale, H. Specialty Nursing Education at TRU: Determining the Feasibility of a Perioperative Certificate Program for Registered and Practical Nurses. Poster Presentation. Journeys in Nursing Scholarship. TRU Kamloops, BC. June 14, 2017. 2015 Correale, H. and Kasteen, I. Promoting Reflective Practice: Mindfulness Tool Kit. 2015 University of Alberta Faculty of Nursing Collaborative Faculty Development Conference, Fantasyland Hotel, Edmonton, AB, April 27, 2015. 2015 Correale, H. and Visconti, M. Population Health Promotion Initiatives: Enabling Nursing Students to meet the course objectives of a Community Health Nursing Practicum Course. Dr. Olive Yonge Teaching and Learning Scholarship Day. Edmonton AB, Mar 20, 2015. 2012 Correale, H., Rusk, K., Hoeppner, S., Shih, L. Innovative Community Placements: Opportunities and Challenges. 2012 University of Alberta Faculty of Nursing Collaborative Faculty Development Conference, Fantasyland Hotel, Edmonton AB, April 28, 2012. 2011 Correale, H., Clark, E. and Piotrowski, C. Safety-Factors Influencing Parents??? Correct and Consistent use of Booster Seats. BC Injury Prevention Conference, Vancouver B.C. 2010 Correale, H., Clark, E., and Piotrowski, C. Injury Prevention/Child Passenger Safety-Factors Influencing Parents??? Correct and Consistent use of Booster Seats. Safety 2010, September 21-24, 2010. London, England. 2010 Correale, H. Rethinking Community Placement Opportunities for Nursing Students: Innovative Project Placements. Presentation: 4th National Community Health Nurses Conference, June 16-18 2010, Toronto Canada.

Employment History

Jan 2019 present Lecturer, TRU School of Nursing
Sept 2016-Dec 2018 Sessional Faculty, TRU School of Nursing
Sept 2010-Aug 2016 Faculty Lecturer, University of Alberta, Faculty of Nursing
July 2006-Aug 2010 Assistant Professor, UNBC School of Nursing
Nov 2003-June 2006 Clinical Placement Coordinator, UNBC School of Nursing
Aug 1992-Sept 2003 Public Health Nurse, Northern Health
Sept 1990-April 1992 Session Clinical Faculty, Cariboo College Nursing Program
Aug 1983-Apr 1990 BC Children's Hospital: Cardiac Unit, PICU, Assistant Head Nurse
PICU-Discharge Coordinator for Technology Dependent Children

Courses Taught

NURS 4210 Nursing Practice VIII Transitions to BScN Graduate
NURS 4380 Nursing Practice VII Community Health Nursing Practice
NURS 3510 Nursing Practice VI Promoting Health of Communities and Societies
CPE 3 Consolidated Practice
NURS 2830 Health and Healing IV
CPE 2 Consolidated Practice-Home Health
NURS 1730 Health and Healing I: Living Health
NURS 1740 Nursing Practice I
NURS 1840 Nursing Practice II

Professional Affiliations

Registered with BCCNP
CHNC-Communiy Health Nurses Association of Canada


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