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Laralea Stalkie, RN, BNSc, MSN
Professor & Program Coordinator

Laralea Stalkie RN, BNSc, MSN has more than 20 years’ experience in healthcare, ranging from acute to community settings. Her experiences include maternal-child health, gynecology, orthopedics, home health nursing, public health, nursing management of a surgical unit, and case management in both the community and the acute settings. Currently, Laralea is the Year 3 & 4 program Coordinator for the BScN program and teaches in the third year of the program. She is also a member of the Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Society.

Teaching

Professor Stalkie began teaching in 2006, in the area of community health nursing. She started her career with St. Lawrence College as a Clinical Instructor and moved into a Faculty position to teach in the areas of health promotion, primary healthcare and community nursing.

Research/Scholarship Interests

Professor Stalkie is the Canadian author of the Canadian Neighbourhood, a virtual community designed to enhance nursing education. She has presented at several national conferences in the area of community nursing over the past several years. Research interests include entry to practice education requirements for community health nursing, the impact of the determinants of health on vulnerable populations, family responses in health and illness, advanced planning with people with dementia, health promotion in correctional inmates, and teaching innovation in community health.

Publications & Presentations

Dowling, D. & Stalkie, L. (June, 2017). The Amazing Assessment: Community Health Nursing. Presentation at the Community Health Nurses’ of Canada Conference  Niagara Falls, ON.

Dowling, D. & Stalkie, L. (May, 2017). The Amazing Assessment: Community Health Nursing. Presentation at the SLC Nursing Symposium, Brockville, ON.

Dowling, D., & Stalkie, L. (May, 2016).  Examination of the Literature: What is known about the learning needs of nursing students and/or nurses entering clinical forensic and/or prison environments? Presentation at the SLC Nursing Symposium, Brockville, ON.

Stalkie, L. (June 2016). Using Pearson’s “Neighbourhood” to transform BScN education. Presentation at the Community Health Nurses’ of Canada Conference  St. John, NLFD.

Clark-Mcmullen, D., Poser, K., & Stalkie, L. (May, 2014). How “Pearson’s”  Neighbourhood can Influence and Enhance Learning Outcomes in Nursing Education. Presented at the St. Lawrence College Nursing Symposium.

Dowling, D., & Stalkie, L. (June, 2014).  The healthy partnership initiatives: an intersectoral approach to the cultivation of the community health nursing standards in BScN nursing students. Poster presentation at Community Health Nursing Conference, Ottawa, ON. 

Blasko, B., Stalkie, L., & Yateman, S. (June, 2013). Primary healthcare and health promotion in non-traditional community clinical settings: Presentation of a BScN program and a correctional facility collaboration that enables a unique student community clinical practice to advance community nursing competencies. Presented at Community Health Nursing Conference, Kelowna, BC.

Poser, K., & Stalkie, L. (July, 2013). The Canadian Neighbourhood Simulations for Version 1.0. Pearson Canada: Toronto.

Farella, C., Stalkie, L. (2012). How the Neighbourhood by “Pearson” can Influence and Enhance Learning Outcomes in Community Health Education for Nursing Students. Oral presentation at the Community Health Nurses’ of Canada Conference, Toronto, ON. 

Stalkie, L. (2012). The Canadian Neighbourhood. Online resource and faculty guide. Pearson Canada, Toronto, ON.

Dyke, J., Farella, C., Jessup-Falcioni, H., Martin-Saarinen, J., & Stalkie, L. (2011). How nurse educators influence and minimize the impact factors affecting learning outcomes for community health nursing students. Poster presentation at the Community health nursing conference, Halifax, NS.