Janet Curran (Alumni) - Dalhousie University
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Janet Curran completed her undergraduate and graduate degrees at Memorial University of Newfoundland; thesis topic: Exploring the use of computer assisted instruction to augment senior nursing student's clinical decision making. Janet has clinical experience working in adult cardiac and critical care. She also has experience working in academic and continuing education positions at the School of Nursing at Dalhousie University and the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Janet completed her PhD at Dalhousie University. She has experience on both qualitative and quantitative research methods. Her doctoral research, supported by a CIHR Child Health Clinician Scientist Doctoral Award, was in the area of exploring barriers and facilitators for knowledge exchange in rural and urban emergency practice settings. Janet is currently a CIHR Postdoctoral Fellow with Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and Dr. Martin Osmond, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario. Her postdoctoral work, funded by a CIHR Postdoctoral Fellowship, is focused on development of an evidence based implementation strategy for clinical decision rules to manage children who present to the emergency department with minor head injuries.