Kathryn Halverson

Lecturer

Department: 
Email: 
kathryn.halverson@lakeheadu.ca
Phone Number: 
+1 (807) 346-7941
Office Location: 
SN 1035
Office Hours: 
Please email to arrange an appointment.
Academic Qualifications: 

In Progress: PhD Nursing, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario

2006-2008: Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Walden University, Minneapolis, Minnesota

2002-2006: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN), Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario 

Date joined Lakehead: 
September 2009
Previous Teaching/Work: 

2014-Present: Lecturer, School of Nursing, Lakehead University

2009-Present: Registered Nurse, Blue Cross Provider on behalf of Veterans Affairs Canada

2009-2014: Sessional Lecturer & Simulation Lab Coordinator, School of Nursing, Lakehead University

2006-2009: Public Health Nurse, Thunder Bay District Health Unit

Research Interests: 

Dissertation Topic: Professional Identity Formation in Nursing (Qualitative Methodology)

Transition to Practice for New Graduate Nurses

Patient Safety

Innovative Teaching Strategies in Nursing Education

Personal hobbies and interests include skate skiing, cycling, golf, cooking, decorating, hiking, snowshoeing, and travel.

Volunteer positions include:

Member of Victorian Order of Nurses Community Board (2016-Present)

Co-Chair of Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) Charity Golf Tournament (2013-Present)

Local Coordinator for The Shoebox Project for Women Living in Shelters (2013-Present)