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Janet Landeen


Dr. Janet Landeen is a retired faculty member. Following a 15 year career in hospital and community based psychiatric mental health nursing, Dr. Landeen became a member of faculty in the School of Nursing at McMaster in 1987. Initially she was cross-appointed with the Hamilton Program for Schizophrenia.  She was full time with the School of Nursing ​from 1998 and was Assistant Dean of the Undergraduate Nursing Education Program from 2004-2012. Dr. Landeen served on both the University Senate and the University Board of Governors as an elected faculty representative.  She was also an elected member of the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing Accreditation Bureau; and is currently an Advisory Board Member, Canadian Nurse Educators’ Institute of CASN​. She is leading a team of current & retired faculty on a book on the history of the ​School of Nursing.

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  • Landeen, J., Fisher, K., Mujica, I., Carpio, B., Chen, R., Martin, L., Wahoush, O., & Bird, M. (2020). Lessons learned from historical analysis of seven decades of educational scholarship at McMaster University school of nursing. Quality Advancement in Nursing Education - Avancées en formation infirmière, 6(2), Article 4. DOI:
  • Landeen, J., Matthew-Maich, N., Marshall, L., Hagerman, L-A., Bolan, L., Parzen, M., Pavkovic, M., Riehl, C., Carvalho, J., Bilau, N., Zhang, Z., Oliver, S., Cottreau, J., & Shukla, B. (2017). Experiences of Students Enrolled in Integrated Collaborative College/University Programs.  Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 47(2), 135-155. 

  • Landeen, J., Kirkpatrick, H., & Doyle, W. (2017). The hope research community of practice: Building advance practice nurses’ research capacity.  Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 49(3), 127-136. DOI:10.1177/0844562117716851. 

  • Landeen, J., Carr, D., Culver, K., Martin, L., Matthew-Maich, N., Noesgaard,C., Beney-Gadsby, L., (2016). The impact of curricular changes on BSCN students' clinical learning outcomes. Nurse Education in Practice.  DOI: 10.1016/j.nepr.2016.09.010. 

  • Landeen, J., Pierazzo, J., Akhtar-Danesh, N., Baxter, P.; Van Eijk, S., & Evers, C. (2015). Exploring Student and Faculty Perceptions of Clinical Simulation: A Q-sort Study. Journal of Nursing Education, 54 (9), 485-491, DOI:10.3928/01484834-20150814-02 

  • Baxter, P.  Akhtar-Danesh, N., Landeen, J., & Norman, G. (March-April 2012). Teaching critical management skills to senior nursing students:  Video-taped or interactive “hands-on” instruction? Nursing Education Perspectives. 33(2), 106-110. 
  • Landeen, J., Jewiss, T., Vajoczki, S., & Vine, M. (2013). Exploring Consistency in a Problem-based Learning Context: Perceptions of Students and Faculty.  Nursing Education in Practice, 13 (4), 277-282, DOI: 10.1016/j.nepr.2013.03.013.
  • Anthony, S.E., & Landeen, J.  (2009).  Evolution of Canadian nursing curricula: A critical retrospective analysis of power and caring.  International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 6(1), Article 18.  DOI: 10.2202/1548-923X.1766.


2019 ​- Health Professions Educator Award for Outstanding Contributions to Health Professions Scholarship, McMaster University 

2017 ​- Inaugural Fellow of Canadian Nurse Educators Institute, Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing 

2015 - President’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching and Learning, McMaster University 

2015​ - Ethel Johns Award, CASN

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