Dr. Ann-Marie Urban

R.N., R.P.N., Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Office: Research and Innovation Centre, Room 519
E-mail: ann-marie.urban@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4953
Fax: 306-337-8493

Biography

Ann-Marie Urban is an Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University o f Regina, Saskatchewan. Dr. Urban teaches in both the undergraduate and graduate program. Dr. Urban’s research focuses on nurses and their work and nurses’ physical and mental health. Her other interests include holistic health and well-being.

Education

Saskatchewan Institute of Health Leadership Certificate, University of Regina

Doctor of Philosophy, Educational Psychology, University of Regina

Master of Nursing, Athabasca University

Bachelor of Science in Nursing,  University of Saskatchewan

Oncology Nursing Certificate,  Regina Health District

Operating Room Nursing and Techniques Certificate,  Saskatchewan Institute Applied Science and Technology (SIAST)

Critical Care Nursing Certificate,  Pasqua Hospital,  Regina, SK

Nursing Diploma, Wascana Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences (WIAAS)

Psychiatric Nursing Diploma, Wascana Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences (WIAAS)

Research Interests

Ann-Marie’s research focuses on understanding what influences nurses and their work how they contribute to and/or influence both the context and process of the workplace. Dr. Urban’s research also focuses on nurses’ physical and mental health. Her other interests include holistic health, self-care and well-being.

Selected Publications

Urban, A.M. (2018). Textually mediated discourses in Canadian news stories: Situating nurses’ salaries as the problem. Nursing Inquiry. 25(3). doi: 10.1111/nin.12233

Wagner, J., Brooks, D. & Urban, A. M. (2018) Health care providers spirit at work (SAW) within a restructured workplace. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 40(1)20-36.

Urban, A. M. & Quinlan, L. (2014). ‘Insider’ and ‘Outsider’ shadowing within Canadian Healthcare Organizations. [Special Issue] Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management: An International Journal, 9(1), 47-65.

Urban, A.M. & Wagner, J. (2013). Another link to improving the working environment in acute care hospitals: Registered Nurses’ spirit at work. Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership,26(4), 77-88.

 Urban, A. M. (2013). Taken for granted: Normalizing nurses’ work in hospitals. Nursing Inquiry. 21(1), 69-78. DOI:10.1111/nin.12033