Associate Professor of Nursing


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Dr. Jantzen is the Chair of the Camosun College Nursing Department in Victoria, BC, where she has been on faculty since 2005. She has been directly involved with TWU Nursing since 2011 when she started serving as a committee member for MSN thesis students.  She has also regularly taught the MSN online course NURS 611 (Perspectives in Nursing Education).  Dr. Jantzen has also been a keen participant in TWU activities, including MSN Professional Development events, Nurse Networking Cafes and Faith and Nursing Symposia.  

A long-time nurse and experienced educator, Dr. Jantzen brings a deep knowledge of nursing practice and education in British Columbia.  Having completed her PhD from the University of Alberta in 2012, her scholarship and research expertize lies in nursing knowledge, learning theory, experiential learning, and qualitative methods (particularly narrative inquiry and grounded theory).

Dr. Jantzen joined TWU in Fall 2019 as an Associate Professor, having been involved in the MSN program since 2011 as theses committee member, and teacher in NURS 611 (Perspectives in Nursing Education). Her research interests relate to teaching and learning for excellence in nursing practice. Specific areas of expertise include philosophy of nursing education, adult learning theory, experiential learning, healthcare organizational culture, and qualitative methods (particularly narrative inquiry and grounded theory). Darlaine’s past experience includes medical cardiology nursing practice, undergraduate education teaching, and most recently academic nursing leadership.

Photo credit: Camosun College

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