Rose McCloskey

Professor

PhD

Nursing and Health Sciences

Irving Hall 309

Saint John

rmcclosk@unb.ca
1 506 648 5546



Education

  • 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

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

Funding

Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation/New Brunswick Health Research Foundation: 3D and Virtual Reality Experiences to Improve Cognitive Health and Life Enhancement For the Elderly. Amount: $125,665. Date Received: November 16, 2018

Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation/New Brunswick Health Research Foundation: Use of Ambient Activity technology in nursing homes for residents with dementia to Improve Cognitive Health and Life. Enhancement for the Elderly. Amount: $225,703. Date Received: November 16, 2018

Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation/New Brunswick Health Research Foundation Feasibility and Usability of the WellAssist Solution by Routinify for Self- care and Caregiving. Amount: $444,156. Date Received: November 16, 2018

Canadian Frailty Network/New Brunswick Health Research Foundation/Horizon Health: Optimizing transitions from hospital to home for frail older adults: Examining how hospital discharge plans translate into supportive home care environments. Amount received: $193,670. Date Received: July 2018

Predicting Student Success on the NCLEX-RN ®: What Can Be Determined? SASE Research Fund. Amount received: $4,000. Date Received: May 2017

Canadian Institute of Health Research: Planning & Dissemination Grant Caring for Caregivers of Aging Canadians: Assessing and Prioritizing Promising Practices and Selecting Interventions for Future Implementation. Amount: $20,000. Date Received: April 2017

Canadian Institute of Health Research: Planning & Dissemination Grant Alternate Level of Care: Using the patient and Caregiver Experience to Guide Health System Performance Measurement. Amount: $10,000. Date Received: December 2016

New Brunswick Innovation Fund. Caring for Caregivers – The Future Sustainability of the Healthcare System. Amount $98,476. Date Received: June 2016

Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation: Fund for Innovative Research Excellence ( FIRE) Grant. Creating a Healing Environment for Care of the Aging and Elderly: What Patients, Families, and Nursing Staff Say is Required. Amount: $39,013.40. Date Received: April 2016

University Research Fund. Identifying the Needs of the Hidden Patient. Amount $5,700 RF-20016-08. Date Received: April 2016

New Brunswick Alzheimer’s Society. Information, Services, and Support Needs of People Experiencing Memory Loss. Amount $27,544. Date Received: January 2016

Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging Team 14: How multimorbidity modifies the risk of dementia and the patterns of disease expression. April 1 2014-March 31 2019, total team funding $924,000 (collaborator)

New Brunswick Health Research Foundation. Workshop Planning Grant/Atlantic Long-Term Care Network. $5000. Date Received: September 2012

Autism Speaks Canada. Title: Autism Registry. Role: Principle Investigator. Amount $25,000. Date Received: December 2011

Publications

Keeping-Burke, L., McCloskey, R., Donovan, C., Yetman, L., & Hansen, L. (In Review). Nursing students’ experiences with clinical placement in residential aged care facilities: a systematic review of qualitative evidence. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports 16 (5), 1109-1116. doi: 10.11124.

McCloskey, R., Keeping-Burke, L., Donovan, C. & Lignos, N.(In Review). Teaching strategies and activities to enhance nursing students’ clinical placement in residential aged care facilities: a scoping review protocol." JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports. JBISRIR-D-19-00185

Kuluski, K., Cressman, G., Dickau, S., Garron, M., Erickson, P., Ho, J., Jarrett, P., Lum, R., McCloskey, R., & Shearkhani, S. (In Review). Measuring What Matters: 8 Insights to Support Quality Care and Performance Measurement for Patients and Caregivers during Delayed Care Transitions. Healthcare Policy. Submitted November 5, 2018.

Cann, P., & McCloskey, R. (In Review). Improving Primary Health Care for Residents Living in Assisted Living: Evidence for Practice and Policy. Canadian Journal on Aging. Submitted April 20, 2019. RCV-0970-E

Stewart, C. & McCloskey, R. (2019). Using Chi-square Homogeneity test in Minitab with data from a 2015 health care observational study. SAGE Research Methods Cases

McCloskey, R., Furlong, K. & Hansen, L. (2019). Patient, family and nurse experiences with patient presence during hand‐off reports within hospitals: A systematic review. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 17 (5), 754-792. doi: 10.11124/JBISRIR-2017-003737

McGibbon, C., Slayter, J., Yetman, L., McCollum, A., McCloskey, R., Gionet, S., Oakley, H., & Jarrett, P. (2019). An Analysis of Falls and who Falls in Geriatric Chronic Care Hospital Beds. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 20 (2), 171-175.

McCloskey, R., Donovan, C. & MacDonald, E. (2018). Accepting the Challenge and Reaping the Rewards: The Role of the RN in Nursing Homes. Info Nursing, 49 (2), 35-37.

McCloskey, R., Jarrett, P., & Yetman, L. (2018). Putting performance measurement recommendations into practice: building on current practices. Healthcare Papers, 17 (2), 65-71.

Keeping-Burke, L., McCloskey, R., Donovan, C., & Yetman, L. (2018). Nursing students’ experiences with clinical placement in nursing homes: A systematic review of qualitative evidence protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 16 (5), 1109-1116.

Kuluski, K., Cressman, G., Dickau, S., Garron, M., Erickson, P., Ho, J., Jarrett, P., Lum, R., McCloskey, R., & Shearkhani, S. (2018). Alternate level of measurement? Learning from ALC experiences to improve system performance. Ontario Hospital Association, 3, 52-55.

McCloskey, R., & Keeping-Burke, L. (2017). Observation Studies: How Care Providers Spend their Time in Long-term Care Facilities. SAGE Research Methods Cases, 52, 1475-1483. doi.org/10.4135/9781526403797

McCloskey, R., Donovan, C., & Donovan, A. (2017). What long-term care staff are doing when incidents occur: Linking incidents and activities. Workplace Health & Safety, 65 (10), 457-466. doi: 10.1177/2165079916680366

Vonkeman, J., Atkinson, J., Fraser, J., & McCloskey, R. (2017). Determining ED staff awareness and knowledge of intimate partner violence and available tools. Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine, 19 (S1), S120. doi: https://doi.org/10.1017/cem.2017.326

Vonkeman, J., Atkinson, J., Fraser, J., & McCloskey, R. (2017). Willingness of ED staff to implement a brief intimate partner violence case-finding tool. Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine, 19 (S1), S120. doi: https://doi.org/10.1017/cem.2017.326

Vonkeman, J., Atkinson, J., Fraser, J., & McCloskey, R. (2017). Do emergency department staff Use a current domestic violence documentation tool or other forms of initiative partner violence documentation in patient records? Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine, 19 (S1), S66. doi: https://doi.org/10.1017/cem.2017.326

Fraser, J., Atkinson, P., Gedmintas, A., Howlett, M., McCloskey, R., & French, J. (2017). A comparative study of patient characteristics, opinions, and outcomes, for patients who leave the emergency department before medical assessment. Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine, 19 (5), 347-354. doi: 10.1017/cem.2016.375

Losier, E., McCollum, Jarrett, P., McCloskey, R. (2016). Why do older adults in assisted living facilities use the emergency department: are all these visits necessary? Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine, 18 (S1), 106. https://doi.org/10.1017/cem.2016.259

Compeau, S., Howlett, M., Matchett, S., Shea, J., Fraser, J., McCloskey, R. & Atkinson, P. (2016) Does Elimination of a Laboratory Sample Clotting Stage Requirement Reduce Overall Turnaround Times for Emergency Department Stat Biochemical Testing? Cureus 8 (10), e819. doi: 10.7759/cureus

McCloskey, R., Donovan, C., Stewart, C., & Donovan, A. (2015). How registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and resident aides spend time in nursing homes: An observational study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 52 (9), 1475-1483. doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2015.05.007

McCloskey, R., Jarrett, P., Stewart, C. & Keeping-Burke, L. (2015). Recruitment and Retention Challenges in a Technology-Based Study with Older Adults Discharged from a Geriatric Rehabilitation Unit. Rehabilitation Nursing 40 (4), 249-259. doi: 10.1002/rnj.149

Compeau, S., Howlett, M., Matchett, S., Shea, J., Fraser, J., McCloskey, R. & Atkinson, P. (2016) Does Elimination of a Laboratory Sample Clotting Stage Requirement Reduce Overall Turnaround Times for Emergency Department Stat Biochemical Testing? Cureus 8 (10), e819. doi: 10.7759/cureus

McCloskey, R., Donovan, C., Stewart, C., & Donovan, A. (2015). How registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and resident aides spend time in nursing homes: An observational study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 52 (9), 1475-1483. doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2015.05.007

McCloskey, R., Jarrett, P., Stewart, C. & Keeping-Burke, L. (2015). Recruitment and Retention Challenges in a Technology-Based Study with Older Adults Discharged from a Geriatric Rehabilitation Unit. Rehabilitation Nursing 40 (4), 249-259. doi: 10.1002/rnj.149

McCloskey, R., & Jarrett, P. (2015). The Untold Story of Being Designated an Alternative Level of Care Patient, Healthcare Policy, 11 (1), 76-89.