Dawn Prentice, RN, PhD

Professor, Nursing

Office: EA 318
905 688 5550 x5161

Dr. Dawn Prentice has been a registered nurse for over 30 years and has experience in a variety of roles: staff nurse, clinical nurse specialist, administrator and researcher. The majority of her clinical experiences have been in settings caring for older adults.  Dawn is also the Associate Editor for Perspectives: The Journal of the Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association.

  • Gerontology
  • Inter and Intraprofessional Collaborative Education and Practice
  • Nursing Roles
  • Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association
  • Canadian Nurses Association
  • College of Nurses of Ontario

Prentice, D. Jung, B., Taplay, K., Stobbe, K., & Hildebrand, L. (2016). Staff perceptions of collaboration on a new interprofessional unit using the Assessment of Interprofessional Team Collaboration Scale (AITCS). Journal of Interprofessional Care, 30 (6), 823-825.

Bowen K., & Prentice, D. (2016). Are Benner’s expert nurses near extinction?
Journal of Nursing Philosophy, 17 (2), 144-148. doi: 10.1111/nup.12114

Moore, J., Prentice, D., & Taplay, K. (2015). Collaboration: What does it really mean to nurses? Journal of Clinical Nursing, 24 (13-14), 2052-2054. doi: 10.1111/jocn.12859.

Moore, J., & Prentice, D. (2015) Oncology nurses’ experience of collaboration: A case study. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 19 (5), 509-515.
doi: 10.1016/j.ejon.2015.02.011.

Moore, J., Prentice, D., & McQuestion, M. (2015). Social interaction and collaboration among oncology nurses. Nursing Research and
Practice. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/248067

Prentice, D., Engel, J., Taplay, K. & Stobbe, K. (2015). Interprofessional collaboration: The experience of nursing and medical students’ interprofessional education. Global Qualitative Nursing Research Journal, 1-9. doi:10.1177/2333393614560566

Cappelletti, A., Engel, J., & Prentice, D. (2014). Systematic review of clinical
judgment and reasoning in nursing. The Journal of Nursing Education 53 (8),

Moore, J., Engel, J., & Prentice, D. (2014). Relational ethics in everyday practice. Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal, 24, 31-39. doi:10.5737/1181912×2413134

Prentice, D., & O’Rourke, T. (2013) Safe Practice: Using simulation to teach blood transfusion reactions. Journal of Infusion Nursing, 36 (3), 207-210.

Engel, J., & Prentice, D. (2013). The ethics of interprofessional collaboration. Nursing Ethics, 20 (4), 426-35.

Moore, J., & Prentice, D. (2013). Collaboration among nurse practitioners and
registered nurses in out-patient oncology settings in Canada. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 69 (7), 1574-83.

  • Theoretical Basis of Nursing Practice & Inquiry
  • Nursing Practicum: Experiencing Chronicity
  • Nursing Theory: Experiencing Chronicity
  • Nursing Practicum: Integrative Practicum I & II