Associate Director
Associate Professor of Teaching

ART 339
phone: 2508079975

BIOGRAPHY

Sheila Epp is the Associate Director of UBC Okanagan School of Nursing. She has extensive expertise in policy development, curriculum development, and pedagogy.


EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Masters in Nursing – University of Dundee
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Okanagan University College
Diploma in Nursing – Okanagan College


AWARDS & HONOURS

Teaching Honor Roll UBC Okanagan – 2010


EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND TEACHING

Sheila Epp’s educational leadership is in the area of administrative leadership for the undergraduate program. She is actively engaged in service to the School of Nursing, the Faculty of Health and Social Development, and UBC.  She has taught in multiple areas across the undergraduate program.

 

CURRENT EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP & SERVICE

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee – Chair

Admission and Progressions Committee – Member

FHSD Student Success Committee – Chair

UBC Inclusion Action Plan Working Group – Member

Interior Health Ethics Review Committee  – Member

 

 


CURRENT AREAS OF EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP

 

Operation Dissemination (publishing related to revised curriculum)
Sept 2019 – present
Role: Lead

Program Evaluation Plan of the Revised BSN Curriculum
Sept 2014 – 2021
Role: Principal Investigator

BSN Curriculum Implementation
2014 – 2020
Role: Lead

BSN Curriculum Revisions
Sept 2013 – Dec 2014
Role: Lead

Curriculum Review for School of Nursing
Jan 2013 – Sept 2013
Role: Co-Lead

 

 


FORMAL EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

 

Associate Director for School of Nursing  (2011-present)

Acting Director (2015-2016)

 


GRADUATE SUPERVISION

Sheila Epp has been involved in graduate supervision for major papers and capstone projects.


PUBLICATIONS

 

Murdoch, N., Epp, S. & Vinek, J. (Sept 2017). Teaching and learning activities to educate nursing students for interprofessional collaboration: A scoping review, Journal of Interprofessional Care, 31:6, 744-753, DOI: 10.1080/13561820.2017.1356807

Rush, K., Hickey, S., & Epp, S.(June 2017). Nurses’ Attitudes Towards Older People Care: An Integrative Review. Journal of Clinical Nursing. doi: 10.1111/jocn.13939

Epp, S.M.& McAulay, J.E. (2008).  Teaching child growth and development: the Christmas Shoebox. Nurse Educator,33 (6), pp. 277-280.http://journals.lww.com/nurseeducatoronline/pages/default.aspx

Epp, S.M.(2008). The value of reflective journaling in undergraduate nursing education: A literature review. International Journal of Nursing Studies,45(9), pp. 1379-1388. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2008.01.006.