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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Shawna Rooke, RN, BSc, CCRN, MSc(c)

The Hospital for Sick Children
Advanced Nursing Practice Educator
Advanced Practice Nurses

University of Toronto
Assistant Professor

Phone: 416-813-7654 x1439
Fax: 416-813-6394
Email: shawna.rooke@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

  • RN x 13 years
  • Other degrees in Chemistry, Math, Neuroscience, French, Microbiology
  • Certificates in Critical Care, Engineering
  • T.A. for University of Toronto in past
  • Clinical Instructor for Ryerson University in past
  • Volunteer: medical team for local rowing, Skate Canada, various marathon events; life guarding for triathlons

Clinical Care Activities

  • Neuroscience and Trauma ICU specialty
  • Neurosurgical paediatrics
  • Cardiac ICU
  • Emergency
  • Paediatric Home Care

Activities & Interests

  • BCLS Instructor
  • Frequent Presenter at the Canadian Association of Neuroscience Nurses’ National Conferences

Research Interests

Various topics in Neuroscience

Research Activities

  • past: ARDS and proning in ICU
  • past: chemical
  • past: cerebellar cell migration: fetal