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Mental Health Registered Nurse, sessional instructor

Ponoka, AB, Canada
March 30, 2021

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Sherrie Meilleur

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Telephone: 403-***-****



Red Deer College in collaboration with The University of Alberta, The Bachelor of Science Nursing Program; 2002-2006.

Association of Career Colleges, Cosmetology Schools of Canada; 1984. PROFESSIONAL HISTORY.

● Registered Nurse: April 2005-August 2019; Centennial Centre for Mental Health and Brain Injury: Units, Adult Psychiatry and Seniors Mental Health. Role: Charge nurse and staff nurse, caring for patients with complex multifactorial physical and mental health crisis.

● Resource Nurse: 2009-2019; For care of patients in the infirmary, infusion therapy and PICC lines.

● Registered Nurse Volunteer: 2018-present. Alberta Health Services, Palliative care, CCMHBI.

● Sessional Instructor: 2009-2019, Psychiatric Nursing Program, Faculty of Health and Community Studies, MacEwan University, David Russell Educational Complex, Centennial Centre for Mental Health and Brain Injury. Role: Clinical Instructor for first year students, PNRS-Sections PNO70 and PNO1-Foundations in Nursing.

● Laboratory Instructor: 2009-2019; PNRS 152, Nursing Practice Foundations. Role: Instruct, guide, and demonstrate all skills for clinical practice in the Foundations of Nursing. There are twelve labs from Principles of Infection control to Client Education/Teaching and Learning.

● Preceptor: December 2018, PNRS 355, Section PNO1, Clinical Preceptorship. Role: Resource Instructor, role model, teacher, facilitator, guide, evaluator, and guardian.

● Various preceptorships: Final practicums for both BScN students and Psychiatric students.


● Teacher

● Facilitator

● Guide

● Evaluator

● Policy Development

● Developing clinical tools

● Involved in Curriculum

● Strong Interpersonal and communication skill

● Ability to work in a team environment and independently CERTIFICATES

● IT Your Move: Master Trainer

● CVC’s Advanced Clinical Trainer

● ASSIST: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills

● NCI: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention

● The Art of Accountability

● Pathways to Resolution

● Achieving a Facilitative Approach

● Documentation in Nursing

● Essentials in Mental Health Nursing

● Code of Ethics: CNA

● How to Deal with Difficult People

● Challenging Geriatric Behaviors

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Volunteer Work

● Palliative Care Volunteer: Alberta Health Services

● Ponoka Food Bank: Board Member for major decisions about the business of a non profit organization. Positions held: Treasurer and Secretary. Position held from 2014-2019.

I thank you for this opportunity and it would be a pleasure to discuss possibilities with you. REFERENCE

Ken Kustiak, RPN, RN, BScN, MN. 403-***-**** Tracey Moore, RPN, ADPN, BHSc, MHST. 403-***-****

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