Thompson Rivers University

Steven Ross BSN, MN

Name: Mr. Steven Ross BSN, MN
Position: Associate Teaching Professor
Phone: 250-852-7115
Email: stross@tru.ca

Links

Homepage URL: http://kamino.tru.ca/experts/home/main/bio.html?id=stross

Interests

NURSING & HEALTH CARE
* Clinical Decision Making
* Social Advocacy/Marginalized Populations

NURSING PRACTICE EXPERTISE
* Orthopedics
* Neurosurgery
* Pain Management

Research Interests

* Pain Management
* Healthcare access for marginalized populations

Education

(2005) MN University of Alberta

(2000) BSN University College of the Cariboo

GRANTS

British Columbia Ministry of Health & Interior Health Authority, NP4BC initiative (Successful Grant Application submitted on behalf of Conayt Friendship Society, Merritt, BC). Creating Opportunities to Further Promote the Integration of Nurse Practitioner Roles in British Columbia Conayt Friendship Society. 2014. $177,730.00 [Annually/Ongoing]

Aboriginal Health Program Direct Service Initiatives with Emphasis on Mental Health and Problematic Substance Use: Conayt Friendship Society. Interior Health Authority. 2014. $200,000

CIHR, Canadian Institute of Health Research (Co-investigator). Promising Practices in the Engagement of People Living with or at-risk for HIV/AIDS in Rural Canada. PI= Dr. Barbara Paterson, 2010-2013. $324,304.00

AWARDS

The Canadian Nurses' Respiratory Society/Canadian Lung Association Masters Fellowship Award. (2004-2006) $10,000

Alberta Registered Nurses Educational Trust Travel Grant. American Thoracic Society (2004). Orlando, FL, $1000.00

University of Alberta ??? Graduate Students Awards Committee. Helen E. Penhale Research Travel Award. American Thoracic Society (2004). Orlando, FL, $1000.00

Alberta Registered Nurses Educational Trust Tuition Supplement (2003). $500.00

TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) ??? Pain Management Certification (2009) Silver Spring, MD, USA

American Association of Colleges of Nursing End of Life Nursing Consortium (2007). (ELNEC) Trainer
Washington, DC, USA

Publications

PUBLICATIONS Ross, S., Jeffery, L., Duffy, L., Bulman, D., & Amirault, M. (2015). Barriers to meaningful involvement in AIDS service organizations in three Maritime Provinces. International Journal of Social Work, 2(2), 81-98. Paterson, B., Ross, S., & Gaudet, T. (2014). Motives for meaningful involvement in rural AIDS service organizations. AIDS Care 26(5): 582-586. REFEREED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS (INTERNATIONAL/NATIONAL) Ross, S. (2015). Clinical nursing experiences in rural Aboriginal settings. Accepted Poster Presentation: 43rd Biennial Sigma Theta Tau Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Ross, S., & Sanders, T. (2015). Conayt: Clinical nursing experiences in rural Aboriginal nursing settings. Poster Presentation: Western & North-Western Region Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (WNRCASN) Conference, Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada Ross, S., & Sanders, T. (2015). Conayt: Nursing student immersion in rural Aboriginal nursing settings. Poster Presentation: Elsevier Faculty Development Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, United States Bade, S., Bara, I., Manual Jr, B., McBee, V., Nokelby, K., Perry, A., Ross, S., Sanders, T., Stark, B., Tom, M., & Toodlican, J. (2014). Conayt: BScN student Immersion in rural Aboriginal nursing practice. Oral Presentation: 2014 Canadian Network for Innovation in Education Conference Confluences: Spaces, Places, & Cultures for Innovative Learning, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada Paterson, B., Dingwell, J., Jackson, L., Fong, M., Bulman D., Duffy, L., Jeffery, L., MacDonald, G., Ross, S., Gaudet, T, & McNutt, A. (2013). Promising practices in the engagement of people living with or at-risk for HIV in rural Canada. Oral Presentation: Ontario HIV Treatment Network (OHTN) Annual Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Keim, A., Knutson, K., Ross, S., Stent, R., & Work, T. (2012). TRU students and Conayt Friendship Society: A collaboration to enhance mental health and wellness among Aboriginal people. Poster Presentation: CSNA Western/Prairie Regional Conference "Beyond the Bevel Nursing in Vancouver's Four Pillars Model", Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Keim, A., Knutson, K., Ross, S., Stent, R., & Work, T. (2012). A collaboration between TRU students and Conayt Friendship Society to enhance mental health and wellness among Aboriginal people. Poster presentation: 2nd Annual International Research Institute Conference, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada Ross, S. (2011). Budget Deficit as a Window of Opportunity to embrace change and innovation. Oral Presentation: 2011 CASN Nursing Academic Leadership Conference Transforming Nursing Education for Evolving Leadership in Practice, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Paterson, B., Dingwell, J., Fong, M., Jackson, L., Bulman, D., Duffy, L., Elliott, R., Jeffrey, L., Jurgens, R., Macdonald, G., Ross, S., Amirault, M., Leard, A., Porter, C., Scott, N., Gaudet, T., McNutt, A., & Saulnier, G. (2011). Promising practices in the engagement of people living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS in rural Canada. Poster Presentation: 20th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Ross, S. (2009). Adjuvant therapy in the management of pain. Oral Presentation: The Queen's Medical Center's conference on Practical and Useful Skills to Better Manage Your Patient's Pain, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States REFEREED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS (PROVINCIAL/LOCAL) Bade, S., McGowan, J., Nokelby, K., & Ross, S. (2012). Student immersion in rural Aboriginal nursing. Oral Presentation: 2012 Thompson Rivers University Teaching Practices Colloquium, Kamloops, BC Achoba, A., Johnson, C., Ross, S., & Sangha, R. (2011). Beyond nursing education: Gateway to professional practice. Poster and Oral Presentation: 6th Annual Thompson Rivers University Undergraduate Research & Innovation Conference, Kamloops, BC

Employment History

NURSING EDUCATION

(2016-Present) Tenured Senior Lecturer, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC

(2012-2016) Tenure Track Lecturer, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC

(2009-2012) Lecturer, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC

NURSING PRACTICE

(2012-2015) RN, Inmate Health Care Services, Kamloops Regional Correctional Center, Kamloops, BC

(2009-2015) RN, Orthopaedics, Royal Inland Hospital, Kamloops, BC

(2007-2009) RN/Instructor, Pain/Palliative Care, The Queen's Medical Center, Honolulu, HI

(2006-2007) RN, Pulmonary, The Queen's Medical Center, Honolulu, HI

(2003-2005) RN, Medicine float pool, The University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, AB

(2001-2003) RN, Pulmonary, The Queen's Medical Center, Honolulu, HI

(2000-2001) RN, Medicine/surgery, G.R. Baker Memorial Hospital, Quesnel, BC

TEXTBOOK REVIEWER

Clayton, B., & Willihnganz, M. (2017). Basic Pharmacology for Nurses 17th Edition. St. Louis: MO.
Reviewed entire textbook (Chapters 1-49; Pages 1-801).

Courses Taught

Nursing 2380-Consolodate Practice Experience

HLSC 2660 Health Science: Pharmacology

Nursing 2730-Health and Healing

Nursing 2740-Nursing Practice

Nursing 2840-Nursing Practice

Nursing 3510-Nursing Practice

Professional Affiliations

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

College of Regsitered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC)

McMaster Online Rating of Evidence (MORE) Reviewer
Sigma Theta Tau, XI Eta Chapter

The National Council of State Boards of Nursing Invited NCSBN RN Item Writer. Chicago, Illinois, USA

World Journal of Social Science Research Invited Reviewer. Los Angeles, California, USA

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