Karen TamlynKaren Tamlyn, RN, MN

Contact information

Karen Tamlyn
Phone: (506) 451-6843
Fax: (506) 453-4503

Education summary:

  • BN, University of New Brunswick, 1983
  • MN, Dalhousie University, 1987
  • Oncology Nursing Certificate Program, Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton,   Alberta. 1993
  • Level I Certificate in University and College Administration, Centre for Higher Education Research and Development, June 2010. 

Administrative summary

  • Associate Dean of Academic Programs, Faculty of Nursing (2006-2015)
  • Assistant Dean, BN & BN/ASP (Advanced Standing Program) Bathurst, Moncton, and Fredericton (1999-2005)

Key area(s) of interest/expertise:

  • Adult Oncology (breast/prostate)
  • First Nations nursing student initiatives

Classroom/clinical teaching summary

Acts as a practice advisor and thesis committee member for students in the MN program.

Research, grants & publications summary

Collaborator with Dr. K. Wilson, L. Perley-Dutcher on Aboriginal Nursing Initiative. Funding from PETL $63,000, between September 2014 – June 30, 2015.

Collaborator with Dr. K. Wilson, L. Perley-Dutcher, and G. Getty (Retired Prof.) on Developing a ‘framework’ for Success II: Supporting Aboriginal Nursing. Funded by Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs (APC); December 1, 2012 – March 31, 2013 $24,500; April 1, 2013 – March 31, 2014 $32,500.

Collaborator with G. Getty (retired faculty member). Dr. K. Wilson, L. Perley-Dutcher on Aboriginal Nursing Initiative: Funding from PETL $50,520, between October 2012 – June 30, 2013

Collaborator on Developing a framework for success: Supporting aboriginal nursing students funded by Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations’ Chiefs. This project will receive $ 96,525.00 between January 2011-March 2012. Principal investigators are Professor Grace Getty, Faculty of Nursing, UNB, Dr. Kathy Wilson, Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing, UNB, Lisa Perley-Dutcher, Director of Aboriginal Nursing Initiative, Faculty of Nursing, UNB, and Karen Tamlyn, Professor and Associate Dean, Faculty of Nursing, UNB.

Collaborator on Creating a Climate Change: Culturally Competent Nursing Education funded by Atlantic Aboriginal Health Human Resources initiative. This project received $274,115 between April 2008-March 2010. Principal investigator is Professor Grace Getty, Faculty of Nursing, University of New Brunswick. Co-principal investigator is Dr. Jan Thompson, Dean, Faculty of Nursing, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB.

Most recent publication:

Mallet-Boucher, M., McCloskey, C., Tamlyn, K., Thompson, J., Wilson. K. (2013). Educating Nurses for the Twenty-First Century Abilites-Based Outcomes and Assessing Student Learning in the Context of Democratic Professionalism. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 10(1): 1-8

Anglehart, M., Blair-Storr, G., Tamlyn, K. (2012). Moving out of the shadow of Cancer while living with Cancer-related fatigue: Conveying research findings through aesthetic expression. Creative Approaches to Research, 5:2, 171-180