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Sharleen  Jahner

Dr Sharleen Jahner

qualifications: PhD

position: PhD

department: College of Nursing

Dr. Sharleen Jahner has held a variety of leadership roles at a regional and provincial level. She has practiced in a variety of areas in urban, rural, and remote/isolated areas in western Canada. She has vast experience that includes acute care (emergency, ICU, and medicine depts., supervisor and utilization coordinator), provincial programs (Bleeding Disorders, TB Prevention and Control), community (public health, homecare, assessor), education, Chronic Disease Management (CF, Asthma, COPD), Quality and Safety, Occupational Health and Safety, evaluation, and Population and Public Health, including work with the First Nations Inuit Health Branch, Northern Health Inter-Tribal Health Authority, Public Health Agency of Canada, and Ministry of Justice, Coroners Branch. Dr. Jahner has a Master’s of Science and a PhD from the University of Saskatchewan. Her Masters focused on leadership and succession planning, and doctoral research focused on the impact of exposure to traumatic events on the psychological and physical well-being of nurses in rural and remote practice settings. She holds a post doctorate certificate from Harvard University, College of Medicine, for safety, quality, informatics and leadership (SQIL). Dr. Jahner has worked on a variety of research projects including the Nursing Practice in Rural/Remote Canada II Study, Experiences of Rural/Remote nurses with Disasters, Nurses and Scope of Practice, Rural Mentorship, various other rural and remote nursing national documents, and was lead author of a chapter in a community nursing academic textbook. She is currently an executive member of the Global Rural Nursing Exchange Network and previously held executive positions on the Canadian Rural and Remote Nurses executive


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Original Research 9 March 2016

Supporting nurses' transition to rural healthcare environments through mentorship

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