Congratulations to Dawn Stacey on being named one of the first Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Nursing (FCAN).

Posted on Friday, September 11, 2020

Dr Dawn Stacey, a full professor in the School of Nursing, has enabled  sustained and outstanding contributions, focused on helping patients and healthcare professionals use the best available evidence to inform quality healthcare decisions. Dr Stacey is internationally renowned  for research that impacts education, practice and policy through advancing the science of creating, evaluating, and implementing user-friendly tools to support patients’ involvement in healthcare decisions, as well as guide healthcare professionals, particularly nurses, in supporting patients. She leads national and international initiatives to synthesize evidence and develop standards for translating scientific knowledge into patient decision aids and cancer symptom practice guides. She has created and evaluated implementation resources including decision coaching protocols and online training programs. These evidence-based knowledge tools and learning activities are used in clinical practice, and provide continuing education for healthcare professionals, they are publicly available at, and

The Fellowship program recognizes and celebrates the most accomplished nurses in Canada and represents the highest honour for Canada’s nursing leaders

The Canadian Nurses Association is a powerful, unified voice for the Canadian nursing profession. It represents regulated and retired nurses in all 13 provinces and territories. It advances the practice and profession of nursing to improve health outcomes and strengthen health care for all people in Canada

To read more please go to Canadian Nurses Association.

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