Details for Nicola Waters
Thompson Rivers University (TRU)
PhD MSc RN
Associate Professor (TRU)
Honorary Tutor (Cardiff)
Areas of research interest
Institutional Ethnography, Psychosocial impacts of chronic wounds, Mind-body connections in wound care, PhotoVoice for individuals living with chronic wounds. Disaster Planning/ operations.
Narratives of the wounded - an institutional ethnography. Through the lens of the wounded - a PhotoVoice project for people living with chronic wounds.
Waters, N. (2017). From Ancient wisdom to modern science: Retracing knowledge of mind body in wound care. Wounds International. 8 (1), 15–20.
Waters, N. (2015). Towards an Institutional Counter-Cartography of Nurses’ Wound Work.
Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare XLII (2), 127-156.
Waters, N., & Holloway, S. (2013, December). Personal perceptions of the impact of diabetic
foot disease on employment. Diabetic Foot Canada, 1(2), 32-40.
2016, November, “From ancient wisdom to modern science: Knowledge of mind
body connections in wound healing.” For Canadian Association of Wound Care (Niagara,
2016, November “A guide to asking and answering questions about the IE approach to health
care research”, Invited Scholar Series, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.
2016, August. Waters, N. and Ringham, C “Innovative approaches to IE analysis: Tools for
connecting the dots”. The Society for the Study of Social Problems Annual Meeting, Seattle,
2016, July. “The Social Organization of Wound Clinic Work”, Leicester University, Leicester,
2016, February, “The Social Organization of Wound Clinic Work”, Trinity Western
2015, May, Carter-Snell, C., & Waters, N. Disaster Nursing: Preparing for the Unexpected in the ED. For National Emergency Nurses Association (Edmonton)
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Ethics and compliance information
Thompson Rivers University - currently under HREB review. Recruitment will commence once approval is received.
Study Participant(s): Approximately 5 to 7 interested individuals living with chronic wounds will be invited to participate. Participants will be enrolled based on their commitment to participate in the following 3 key objectives:
• Take photos and participate in small group discussions;
• Reflect on strengths and issues related to living with chronic wounds
• Be supported to engage policy makers to enhance change
(Palibroda et al, 2009, Wang & Burris, 1997)
Unable to attend information sessions in Kamloops BC
Dr. Nicola Waters
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