Maggie is born and raised in Kelowna. She graduated from UBC Okanagan BSN program in 2009. Upon graduation, Maggie worked as a Registered Nurse in Kelowna, Vancouver, and Calgary on pediatric and cardiac units. Maggie began working at the UBC Okanagan School of Nursing in August of 2013. She is currently researching how dog therapy influences the stress levels of nursing students as part of her Masters in Nursing program. You can see her around campus with her Golden Retriever, Penny.
Masters of Science in Nursing, thesis-stream, University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus – In progress
Clinical Instructor Certification Course, Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing – 2014
Neonatal Resuscitation Course, British Columbia Institute of Technology – 2010
Pediatric Arrest Management Course, British Columbia Institute of Technology – 2010
Telemetry Certification Course, Interior Health – 2009
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus – 2009
University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus
- Clinical Instructor, NRSG 214, 224, 136, 330 – Sept to June 2015/2016
- Clinical Supervisor, NRSG 230 – June to July 2015
- Clinical Instructor, NRSG 130 – April to May 2015
- Lab & Simulation Instructor, NRSG 114, 124 – Sept to April 2014/2015
- Clinical Instructor, NRSG 330 – May 2014
- Lab & Simulation Instructor, NRSG 114, 124 – Sept to April 2013/2014
- Rush, K.L., Costigan, J., Wilson, R., Donnelly, S., & Bannerman, M., (2016). Connecting Intentional Learning and Cardiac Specialty Practice: The Experiences of Bachelor of Science in Nursing Students. Nurse Education in Practice.