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Labouring to nurse: the work of rural nurses who provide maternity care

Karen  MacKinnon

Karen MacKinnon

qualifications: RN, PhD

contribution: designed the project, collected data, original concept, wrote the first draft

position: Assistant professor


I am currently building a research program focused on social justice issues and access to health resources with a particular focus on childbearing women and rural nursing practice. I have used Institutional Ethnography to study the social organization of women's preterm labour experiences and to investigate the complexity of rural nurses' work of providing maternity care. Karen MacKinnon RN PhD, School of Nursing, University of Victoria, B.C.

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