Julie Chartrand


Julie Chartrand
Assistant Professor

2014 Ph.D. Nursing University of Ottawa
2014 Diploma Health Services and Policy Research Ontario Training Centre (OTC)
2007 M.Sc.N. (Fast track) Nursing University of Ottawa
2002 B.Sc.N. Nursing University of Ottawa

Room: RGN 3247B
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 6237
Fax: 613-562-5428
Work E-mail: julie.chartrand@uottawa.ca

Julie Chartrand


Julie Chartrand is an assistant professor in the School of Nursing in the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa. She received several scholarships throughout her doctoral studies. She has received scholarships from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Canadian Foundation Services Research Foundation (CHSRF) and the National Consortium for Health Education (CNFS). Her research project included two studies. The first study aimed to develop an educational DVD on preparing parents for their participation in their child's care. The second study was a randomized clinical trial and evaluated the effect of several educational DVD for parents and children, including the effect on parental involvement in their child's care in the recovery room after one-day surgeries. As a nurse, Julie practiced in the field of critical pediatric and perioperative care.

Research Interests

  • Family-centered care
  • Parental involvement in child care
  • Preoperative preparation of parents and children
  • Nurse-family collaborative partnerships
  • Quantitative research
  • Evaluation and development of interventions for pediatric nursing practice examples
  • Francophone minority family health


  • Tourigny, J., Clendinneng, D., Chartrand, J., & Gaboury, I. (2011). Evaluation of virtual tour for children undergoing same-day surgery and their parents. Pediatric Nursing, 37 (4), 177-183.
  • Tourigny, J. & Chartrand, J. (2009). Évaluation d’une visite virtuelle préopératoire pour parents et enfants. Recherche en soins infirmiers, 96, 52-57.
  • Tourigny, J., Massicotte, J. & Chartrand, J. (2008). Healthcare Professionals’ Beliefs and Behaviours Regarding Parents Involvement in Their Child’s Care in an Ambulatory Setting. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 31 (2), 89-101.
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