Dr. Nancy Sears

Dr. Nancy Sears is a registered nurse in Ontario Canada. She holds the baccalaureate of Science in Nursing, a Master’s in Public Administration and a PhD in Health Administration from the University of Toronto. Her doctoral studies focused on health service organization and management. Her current research focuses on harm that individuals receiving health care can experience. During her career, she’s been responsible for the planning and delivery of home care services to a mixed urban and rural population, healthcare services in a long-term care facility, and leading the planning for healthcare services for a population of over half a million people. She currently teaches the BScN program in nursing at St. Lawrence College, http://ow.ly/k4H1D. She’s an elected member of the governing council of the College of Nurses of Ontario, and chair of the College’s Discipline Committee. She is involved in research that examines patient safety in home care across Canada.