Karen Furlong

Senior Teaching Associate


Nursing and Health Sciences

Irving Hall 331

Saint John

1 506 648 5720


  • PhD, Faculty of Education, UNB Fredericton
  • Comprehensive Systematic Review Certification, JBI. Queen’s University, Kingston Ontario, 2011
  • Canadian Nurses Association Certification in Neuroscience Nursing, 2008
  • Master of Nursing UNB, Fredericton, 2005
  • Diploma of University Teaching, 2003
  • Bachelor of Nursing BN/RN UNB, Saint John, 2000
  • Diploma in Nursing – Saint John School of Nursing, 1985


  • Classroom
    • Adult medical-surgical nursing
    • Health Assessment
  • Clinical & laboratory teaching
    • Acute care nursing
    • Nursing skill laboratories

Research, grants & publication summary

  • Recipient of a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Regional Partnerships – New Brunswick Fellowship, 2011
  • Using Technology to Support Student Learning – A research project investigating the utility of mobile devices to support both teaching and learning within the undergraduate nursing program at UNB, Saint John.
  • Health Informatics - Doctoral Student, Educational Studies, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton.
  • Furlong, K., & Wuest, J. (2008). Self-Care Behaviors of Spouses Caring for Significant Others with Alzheimer’s Disease: The Emergence of Self-Care Worthiness as a Salient Condition. Qualitative Health Research, 18(12), 1662-1672.
  • Wuest, J., Hodgins, M., Merritt-Gray, M., Seaman, P., Malcom, J., & Furlong, K. (2006). Queries and Quandaries in Developing and Testing an Instrument Derived from a Grounded Theory. Journal of Theory & Testing, 10(1), 26-33.

Professional practice

  • NB Nursing Informatics Group
  • Canadian Nursing Informatics Association
  • Member of the Canadian Association of Neuroscience Nurses