Dr. Kathryn Ewers

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Assistant Professor / Faculty of Education and Professional Studies - School of Nursing - Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN)
Full-time Faculty
​Kathryn Ewers is an advanced practice nursing education leader with several years teaching and curriculum development skills established in university, college and hospital settings in both Canada and the United States. Throughout her extensive teaching career she has utilized several teaching methodologies including: lecture, self-directed facilitated modular learning, interactive workshops, case based teaching, blended learning formats, Socratic methodology, and problem based learning and most recently online learning. As an experienced clinical teacher, she has taught diverse groups of students in a variety of clinical settings.
Nursing Diploma, Nightingale Campus, George Brown College, Toronto
BA, York University, Toronto
MEd., University of Toronto
MSN, University of Miami, Florida
PhD, Nipissing University, North Bay, ON
Areas of Specialization:

Curriculum Design Continuing Professional Education.

Research Interests:

Nursing Curriculum and Evaluation Models; Case Based Learning; Preceptor Education;  Evidence-Based Nursing; The impact of the NCLEX-RN on Curriculum; Patient Care Narratives.


Ewers, K., Anyinam, C., & Davis, E. (2022). Reflections on fostering student nurse evidence-based practice competencies via integration of nursing best practice guidelines. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, published online Vol 12, No 12.

Ewers, K. (2021). A critical autobiographical narrative inquiry of coming to terms with the NCLEX-RN. Schulich School of Education, Nipissing University.

Ewers K., & Carter, L., (2014) Engaging Undergraduate Nursing Students in Evaluation of an Innovative Program Model. Integrated and Engaged Learning Conference, Wilfred Laurier University, May, 2014.

Ewers K., Coker. CT., Bajnok I., and Denker AL. (2008). A collaborative curricular model for implementing evidence-based nursing in a critical care setting. Crit Care Nurs Clin of N Am, 42

Ewers K. (2007). Best practice and Evidence-Based Practice- What's the difference . In C. H. Consultants, Field Guide for Relationship Based Care. Creative Healthcare Management Consultants.