R.P.N., B.A., M.N.
Assistant Professor – Psychiatric Nursing
Phone: (204) 772-0377, Ext. 882
Fax: (204) 772-7842
Fiona Smith is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatric Nursing, Faculty of Health Studies. She came to Brandon University in 2002 with 20 years of clinical experience in community, emergency, out-patient and in-patient settings.
Master of Nursing, University of Calgary
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), University of Winnipeg
Diploma Nursing, Red River College
Diploma Psychiatric Nursing, Selkirk Mental Health Centre
Fiona is interested in mixed methods approaches to understanding the experience of gender diverse persons: to facilitate family support, and to inform gender inclusive practices among health care providers.
Smith, F. (2013). Appreciative inquiry: A possible approach to research with families of transgender youth. Canadian Journal of Psychiatric Nursing Research, March, 60-67.
Smith, F., & Anderson, B. (2013). Weaving a fabric of caring: Mothers’ experience seeking help with children experiencing depression. Canadian Journal of Psychiatric Nursing Research, March, 24-31
Smith, F., Pollard, B., Oxenham, L., Smith, A., & Field, N. (2019). Providing care for transgender persons and their families. Panel presentation at the biannual conference of the Canadian Federation of Mental Health Nurses, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Smith, F. (2016). Transgender: An evolutionary concept analysis. Poster presentation at the biannual conference of the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing, Toronto, Ontario.
Smith, F. (2015) Knowledge, attitudes, and behavior of nursing students to transgender persons. Paper presentation at the biannual conference of the Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health, Halifax, Nova Scotia.