Rose McCloskey, RN PhD GNC (C)

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Education summary

  • Diploma in Nursing, Halifax Infirmary School of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science, Acadia University
  • Master of Nursing, University of New Brunswick
  • Canadian Nurses Association:  Gerontological Nursing Certification
  • PhD Interdisciplinary Studies, University of New Brunswick
  • Joanna Briggs Institute Certification for Systematic Reviews

Research interests

  • Gerontology
  • Health Care Transitions
  • Emergency Nursing
  • Long-term Care
  • Health Services and Policy Pertaining to Older Adults
  • Institutional Ethnography
  • Discourse Analysis

Funding

  • Donovan, McCloskey, McKinnon & Pradinuk 2011-2013, $136,072.  WorkSafe NB:  “A Longitudinal Study of existing and new nursing home infrastructure design and the impact on employee safety; resident socialization and employee efficiency. 
  • McCloskey, R. 2010-2013, $165,000.  Post- Doctoral Fellowship Regional Partnership Program/Canadian Institutes of Health Research Institute of Health Services and Policy Research
  • McCloskey, R. 2010-2013, $110,000.  Doctoral Fellowship Canadian Institutes of Health Research Institute of Health Services and Policy Research
  • Stewart, McCloskey & Jarrett 2009, $6,697.92.  Horizon Health Network:  Who are the Alternate Level of Care Patients?
  • Jarrett, McCloskey, & Gionet 2008, $6,875.  Horizon Health Network:  The Effectiveness of Using Goal Attainment Scaling as a Tool to Measure  Individualized Outcomes for Patients on a Geriatric Evaluation and
  • Jarrett, McCloskey, Keeping-Burke, Fleet, MacDonald & McNeil 2007, $25,130.  Health Promotion and Research Committee(HPRC), Atlantic Health Sciences Corp.  Saint John New Brunswick:  The Feasibility of Health Information Collected by Home Based Technology in Frail Older Adults to Promote Independence at Home.” 
  • Jarrett, McCloskey, Keeping-Burke, Fleet, MacDonald & McNeil 2006, $20,000.  Medical Research Fund of New Brunswick(MRFNB):  Feasibility of Health Information Collected by Home Based Technology in Frail Older Adults to Promote Independence at Home.”
  • McCloskey 2006, $10,000.  Dr. Anne Beckingham Award Canadian Nurses Foundation :  Transitional Care of Older Adults   
  • McCloskey, Jarrett, Knudson & Quinn 2004, $76,302.50.  Health Promotion and Research Committee(HPRC), Atlantic Health Sciences Corporation, Saint John New Brunswick/New Brunswick Department of Health: “The Role of the Nurse Practitioner in Nursing Homes”
  • McCloskey 2003, $13,540.  Medical Research Fund of New Brunswick(MRFNB):  “Utilization of the Emergency Services by Nursing Home Residents in New Brunswick”  
  • McCloskey 2003, $1,570.  Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association Research Award.  “Utilization of the Emergency Room Saint John Regional Hospital”  
  • McCloskey 2000, $1,000.  University of New Brunswick Research Fund Autumn Competition Series (Grant Serial Number: UNB 34-26):  Changes in Self-Efficacy and Functional Ability of Patients admitted to a Geriatric Rehabilitation Unit”
  • McCloskey 1999, $1,550.  Research Services, Atlantic Health Sciences Corporation Seed Fund Competition (File 99-642):  “The effects of Self-efficacy upon Functional Abilities of Patients on a Geriatric Rehabilitation Unit”

Recent peer-reviewed publications

  • McCloskey, R., Donovan, C., Donovan, A., & Stewart, C. (In press). Staffing in Nursing Homes: How much time is devoted to resident care? International Journal of Nursing Studies. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2015.05.007
  • McCloskey, R., & Jarrett, P. (In press). The Untold Story of Being Designated an Alternative Level of Care Patient, Healthcare Policy.
  • McCloskey, R., Furlong, K. & O’Brien-Larivee, C. (2015). Nursing Students care for People with Dementia. Info Nursing, 46 (1), 40-41.
  • McCloskey, R., Jarrett, P., Keeping-Burke, L., & Stewart, C. (In press). Recruitment and Retention Challenges in a Technology-Based Study with Older Adults. Rehabilitatio Nursing. doi: 10.1002/rnj.149
  • McCloskey, R., Furlong, K. & O’Brien-Larivee, C. (2015). Nursing Students care for People with Dementia. Info Nursing, 46 (1), 40-41.
  • McCloskey, R., & Yetman, L. (2014). Using the Media to Using the Media to Help Students Find their Professional Voice: Application of Kolb's Theory. In Caputi, L. (Ed.). (2014). Innovations in Nursing Education: Building the Future of Nursing, Volume 2. Washington, DC: National League for Nursing.
  • Donovan, C., Stewart, C., McCloskey, R. & Donovan, A. (2014). How do residents spend their time in nursing homes? Canadian Nursing Homes 25 (3), 13-17.
  • McCloskey, R. Jarrett, P., Stewart, C., Nicholson, P. & Jacob, C. (2014). Alternate Level of Care Patients in Hospital: What does dementia have to do with this? Canadian Geriatrics, 17 (3), 88-94. 
  • McCormack, D., L., Carr, T., McCloskey, R., Keeping-Burke, L., Furlong, K., & Doucet, S. (2012). Getting Through Ethics: The Fit between Research Ethics Board Assessments and Qualitative Research". Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 7 (5), 29-35.
  • Beringer, R., Sixsmith, A., Campo, M., Brown, J., & McCloskey, R. (2011). The "acceptance" of Ambient Assisted Living: Developing an alternative methodology to this limited research lens. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6719, 161-167.
  • McCloskey, R. (2011).  A Qualitative Study on the Transfer of Residents between a Nursing Home and an Emergency Department.  Journal of the American Geriatric Society, 59 (4), 717-724.
  • McCloskey, R. (2011).  Understanding the Mysterious Relationship Between Emergency Departments and Nursing Homes.  What does Bourdieu and Freire have to offer? Nursing Inquiry 18 (2), 154-164.
  • Yongjie Y., Savage, R., Campo, M., McCloskey, R., Mandville-Anstey, S., Anderson L., Lymburner, J., &  Marasigan, J. (2010).  Is Ageism in Young Adults Associated with Elder Abuse? Journal of Intergenerational Relationships 8 (3), 1-17.  
  • McCloskey, R., Campo, M., Savage, R., & Mandville-Anstey, S. (2009). A Conceptual Framework for Understanding Interorganizational Relationships Between Nursing Homes and Emergency Departments: Examples from the Canadian Setting.   Policy, Politics & Nursing Practice 10 (4),  285-294.
  • McCloskey, R., Jarrett, P., Knudson, C., Quinn, S., & Stewart, C.  (2009).  Exploring the Role of a Nurse Practitioner in Long-Term Care.  Canadian Journal of Geriatrics 12 (4), 10-15.   
  • McCloskey, R.  (2008).  A Guide to Discourse Analysis.  Nurse Researcher, 16 (1), 24-44.
  • McCloskey, R. & Van Den Hoonaard, D. (2007).  Nursing Home Residents in the Emergency Room: A Foucauldian Analysis.  Journal of Advanced Nursing, 59 (2), 186-194.