Veronique Boscart honoured
CFN Network Investigator Veronique Boscart was honoured at the biennial conference of the Canadian Nurses Association in Ottawa on June 18, 2018, where she received the Order of Merit for Nursing Research.
Veronique’s research interests are focused on establishing best practices in gerontology, building gerontological educational programs for health-care professionals, and creating care delivery models for seniors residences. She has published over 40 peer-reviewed manuscripts and was the lead author on the first Canadian edition of Gerontological Nursing and Healthy Aging.
Veronique was the Principal Investigator on a CFN-funded study, Improving Outcomes for Frail Seniors: Impact of ASILA Program for Long-Term Staff and is a Co-Investigator on other CFN studies.
She is also actively involved in several other ongoing research projects. For example, she is the director of the Schlegel Centre for Advancing Seniors Care at Conestoga College. She is also the principal investigator in the Neighbourhood Team Development study, where she trains team members in long-term care and examines innovative ways to put seniors at the centre of their care.