Karen Ursel, RN, BN, MHSA

Photo of Karen UrselSenior Instructor

Educational Summary 

PhD (Interdisciplinary) UNB, work in progress
MHSA, Dalhousie University Halifax, NS
BN, University of Manitoba Winnipeg, Manitoba
Certificate in Quality Management, TUNS Halifax, NS
Certificate in Critical Care, Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg, Manitoba

Teaching Summary

Classroom:
NURS 3072 - Acute Health Challenges
NURS 4121 - Nursing in Complex Situations

Clinical:
NURS 3042 - Lab group
NURS 3073 - Practicum
NURS 4124 - Practicum
NURS 4153 - Preceptorship

Key Areas of Interest/Expertise

Parse's Humanbecoming Paradigm
Professional Nursing Education / Teaching-Learning Relationships
Living Quality / Living Experiences
Critical Care / Internal Medicine
Leadership / Change Agent
Quality Improvement / Six Sigma / Project Management
SBAR Communication Strategies
Community Program Development

Research Interests

Teaching-Learning Experiences
Quality Improvement Strategies / Best Practice Research
Community Development

Professional Practice, Committees, & Volunteer Work Summary

Member, Nurses Association of New Brunswick
Co-Chair, Dosage Calculations/Numeracy and Math Skills ~ Curriculum Sub-Committee
Vice-President, Atlantic Chapter, International Consortium of Parse Scholars
Board Chair, VON Moncton Community Corporation

Publications

Ursel, K. (2012).  The Lise Perrault Memorial Scholarship article.  Illuminations, 21(2), 4-6.

Aquino-Russell, C., Ursel, K., Dube, A., & Charron, D. (2011). Illuminating the humanbecoming models: Leading-following and teaching-learning through the phenomenon of living on the edge with a clinical situation.  Illuminations, 20(2), 4-6.

Ursel, K. L., & Aquino-Russell, C. E. (2010). Illuminating person-centered care with Parse’s teaching-learning model. Nursing Science Quarterly, 23(2), 118-123. doi:10.1177/0894318410362546

Papers Presented at Professional and Technical Meetings

Cautiously cultivating teaching-learning numeracy - Karen Ursel. Poster presentation at Kaleidoscope 2012 Teaching Showcase, Fredericton, New Brunswick, December 6th, 2012.

Human dignity - Honouring Pocahontas - Dr. Catherine Aquino-Russell, & Karen Ursel.  Presentation at “Human Dignity”, the International Consortium of Parse Scholars Biennial Conference, Niagara-on-the-lake, Ontario November 2-4th, 2012.

Cautiously cultivating teaching-learning numeracy through the lenses of humanbecoming & human dignity- Karen Ursel. Poster presentation at the International Consortium of Parse Scholars Biennial Conference, Niagara-on-the-lake, Ontario November 2-4th, 2012.

Imagination, inspiration & identity: Challenges with numbers - Karen Ursel, and Cathy Barter. Presentation at 17th Annual University of New Brunswick, Faculty of Nursing Research Day 2012, Fredericton, New Brunswick, April 27th, 2012.

Developing numeracy skills in nursing studentsKaren Ursel, Cathy Barter, & Kelda Smith.  Presentation at University of New Brunswick Kaleidoscope 2011 Teaching Showcase, Fredericton, New Brunswick, December 8th, 2011.

Being with persons who live with the medical diagnosis of depression - Dr. Catherine Aquino-Russell, & Karen Ursel.  Presentation at the Canadian Association for Parish Nursing Ministry Conference, Moncton, New Brunswick, June 17th, 2011.

Dosage calculation - “Making it real” - Karen Ursel, and Cathy Barter.   Presentation at 16th Annual University of New Brunswick, Faculty of Nursing Research Day 2011, Fredericton, New Brunswick, May 6th, 2011.

Leading-following with teaching-learning - Dr. Catherine Aquino-Russell, Karen Ursel, Danielle Charron, and Anik Dube. Atlantic Chapter Presentation, at the “ Leading-Following,” the  International Consortium of Parse Scholars Biennial Conference, Niagara-on-the-lake, Ontario November 5-7th, 2010.

Living on the edge”: Understanding the teaching learning journeyKaren Ursel. Poster Presentation at University of New Brunswick, Faculty of Nursing 15th Annual Nursing Research Day 2010, Fredericton, New Brunswick, April 16th, 2010. 

Living paradox in Parse’s teaching-learning model - Dr. Catherine Aquino-Russell, Donna Beiswanger, Cindy MacCarthy, & Karen Ursel.  Atlantic Chapter Presentation at “Living Paradox,” the International Consortium of Parse Scholars Conference, Niagara-on-the-lake, Ontario November 14 – 16th, 2008.

Road to mastery: A competency-based professional development model for telenursing practiceKaren Ursel, & Peggy Richardson. Poster Presentation at ARNNL Conference, St. John’s, Newfoundland, October 15-17th, 2007.

Road to Mastery: A competency-based professional development model for telenursing practiceKaren Ursel, & Peggy Richardson. Oral Presentation at Canadian Society of Telehealth Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, October 15-17th, 2006.

Scheduling in Tele-dermatology - Karen Ursel. Poster Presentation at the Canadian Dermatology Association Conference, June 28th, 2003 Ottawa.

Dermatology – Phototherapy: Building quality patient care into scheduling - Karen Ursel , Dr. Jennifer Klotz, Lori Osborne, Bernadette Ingersoll, Michelle Bona, Carla Clancy, Uma Voliere, & Beatrice Phillips. CDHA Award Winning Poster – Improving Care for Patients, Clients & Community, May 29th, 2003.