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Elaine Doucette

Elaine Doucette

Faculty Lecturer,

Assistant Director, Ingram School of Nursing

Program Director, Bachelor of Nursing (Integrated)

Clinical Associate, St. Mary's Hospital Centre

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Cardiovascular Care
Telephone: (514) 398-2630

elaine [dot] doucette [at] mcgill [dot] ca

Elaine Doucette joined the Faculty as a Full-Time Lecturer in the 2007-2008 academic year. Although she previously taught both a theory and a clinical course at the Ingram School of Nursing, we were finally able to welcome her to a full-time position in Fall 2007. As of January 2012, she has taken on the directorship of the Ingram School of Nursing Bachelor of Nursing integrated program. She is also a member of the Centre for Medical Education and is currently a member of the McGill senate.

She has an extensive background in cardiovascular care, and during her graduate studies, she further developed this expertise, especially with respect to patients and their families. Her thesis was entitled, The Impact of Social Support on Living with Heart Failure. After completing her Master’s Degree, she worked as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Critical Care at the McGill University Health Centre. She then took a part-time position as Clinical Nurse Specialist in Critical Care at St. Mary’s Hospital Centre and served as nursing teacher at John Abbott College.

Current Research Interests

  • Making Research Come Alive: Creating Research Opportunities for Undergraduate Nursing Students
  • Technology at the Bedside: The Evolution of Patient Communication in Critical Care
  • Providing Family-Centred Care in the PICU and NICU: Where Does a Nursing Student’s Voice Fit In?

To view Elaine Doucette's publications, visit the Ingram School of Nursing's Research/Publications page.