Durepos, Pamela

Durepos Photo Pamela Durepos, RN, BScN, MScN

McMaster University

Member: Research Management Committee

CFN Interdisciplinary Fellow 2018

Supervisor: Sharon Kaasalainen

Pamela Durepos is a graduate nursing student at McMaster University completing her PhD. Pamela has worked for over 14 years as a nurse in the neurotrauma intensive care unit at the Hamilton General Hospital. Her academic studies are supervised by Dr. Sharon Kaasalainen and she is involved in Dr. Kaasalainen’s ‘Strengthening a Palliative Approach to Care in Long-Term Care (SPA-LTC)’ project. Pamela’s own project is titled ‘Caring Ahead’ and focuses on helping family caregivers of people with dementia to prepare for end-of-life. Through funding as a CFN Fellow, Pamela is completing a 3-phased study to develop a questionnaire measuring how prepared family caregivers feel for end-of-life.