Veronique Boscart

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Veronique Boscart, PhD, MEd, MScN, RN

Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning

Principal Investigator:

2013 Catalyst Grant Program — Improving Outcomes for Frail Seniors: Impact of ASILA Program for Long-Term Staff (CAT 2013-47)

Veronique Boscart is the CIHR/Schlegel Industrial Research Chair in Seniors Care for Colleges at the Research Institute of Aging at the University of Waterloo and Conestoga College. She is also an Assistant Clinical Professor in the School of Nursing at McMaster University and an Adjunct Professor at the School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo. Dr. Boscart completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, after completing her doctorate at the University of Toronto.  She obtained her undergraduate and Masters degrees at the University of Ghent in Belgium. Dr. Boscart has extensive nursing experience, working as a clinician, nurse educator, manager, and researcher in Canadian and international settings, and stays current by working as a Gerontological Nurse in emergency departments.  Her research interests are situated in three related areas: the substantive area of evidence-based care in gerontology, curriculum development of gerontological education for nurses and other health care professionals, and infection control practices.