Associate DirectorAssociate Professor of Teaching
Sheila Epp is the Associate Director of UBC Okanagan School of Nursing. She has extensive expertise in policy development, curriculum development, and pedagogy.
Masters in Nursing – University of Dundee
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Okanagan University College
Diploma in Nursing – Okanagan College
Teaching Honor Roll UBC Okanagan – 2010
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
Operation Dissemination (publishing related to revised curriculum)
Sept 2019 – present
Program Evaluation Plan of the Revised BSN Curriculum
Sept 2014 – 2021
Role: Principal Investigator
BSN Curriculum Implementation
2014 – 2020
BSN Curriculum Revisions
Sept 2013 – Dec 2014
Curriculum Review for School of Nursing
Jan 2013 – Sept 2013
Associate Director for School of Nursing (2011-present)
Acting Director (2015-2016)
Sheila Epp has been involved in graduate supervision for major papers and capstone projects.
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.