Academic Staff

Marie Edwards, RN, PhD
Associate Professor

E: Marie.Edwards@umanitoba.ca
P: 204.474.8218
F: 204.474.7682

 

 

 Education
 
PhD, University of Toronto
MN, University of Manitoba
BN, University of Manitoba
BSc (Kinesiology) - University of Waterloo
Intensive Care Nursing Program - Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, MB
Diploma in Nursing - Conestoga College, Kitchener, ON
 
 Other Appointments (Academic/Research)
 
 
 Specialty/Clinical/Teaching Areas
 
Research Interests: Focused on ethical practice in nursing and health care, with a particular interest in critical care and end-of-life care, including studies on conflict related to treatment decisions, advance care planning, moral distress, and palliative home care.

Clinical Interests: Critical care nursing and clinical ethics
 

 Recent Grants 

Edwards, M., Grantham, D. (Co-PIs), & Robertson, A. Responding to moral distress associated with working on an acute leukemia/bone marrow transplant unit: A team perspective. Faculty of Nursing Endowment Fund Research Grant in Professional Foundations, May 2013 ($6,911)

McMillan, D. (PI), & Edwards, M. (Co-I). Assessment, contributing factors, and perceived consequences of sleep health in undergraduate nursing students.  Endowment Fund Competition, 2011 ($5,900)

Edwards, M., & McClement, S. (Co-PIs). Ethics and the interface between long-term care and emergency.  CIHR Meetings and Planning Grant: Fall Competition, October 2010 ($4,660)

Edwards, M., McClement, S. (Co-PIs), Peter, E., Roger, K. (Co-I), & Embleton, L. (collaborator). Exploring ethical practice in palliative home care using appreciative    inquiry. CIHR Catalyst Grant: Ethics, June 2009 ($66,462 total over 2 years)

Edwards, M.  National survey of critical care nurses’ experiences of conflict in the intensive care unit. University of Manitoba, University Research Grants Program, December 2008 ($4,608)

Woodgate, R. (PI), Borton, B., Edwards, M., Hallman, B., Rempel, G., & Ripat, J. Changing geographies of care:  Using therapeutic landscapes as a framework to understand how families with medically complex children participate in communities.  CIHR, April 2008 competition ($79,768 over 3 years)

Woodgate, R. (PI), Clarke, J., Edwards, M., Goldberg, A., Lane, M., McDonald, P., & Wener, P. Youth involvement in health care decisions: Ethical, social, and cultural perspectives. CIHR, April 2008 competition ($95,853)

Edwards, M., McClement, S. (Co-PIs), & Embleton, L. (Collaborator). Palliative Home Care Ethics Research Team.  CIHR Research Advisory Group – Large Grant Development Fund (University of Manitoba, 2008) ($2,620)

Edwards, M., & McClement, S. (Co-PIs).  Responding to nurses’ moral distress.  Canadian Institutes of Health Research Seed Grant: Ethics, 2007 ($40,045)

Ateah, C. (PI), Durrant, J., & Edwards, M. (Co-I). Disciplining children: The parent’s perspective. Manitoba Institute of Child Health Operating Grant, 2007 ($33,900)

Edwards, M., & Major, J. (Co-PIs).  Medical-Surgical nurses’ experiences with advance care planning.  Health Sciences Centre Foundation and Dolly and Michael Gembey Nursing Research Grant, 2007 ($4,378)

Fallis, W., McMillan, D. (Co-PIs), & Edwards, M. (Co-I). Napping during night shift: Practices, preferences, and perceptions of critical care nurses. Manitoba Nursing Research Institute Outcomes Grant, 2007 ($3,766)                          

Edwards, M.  Critical care nurses’ role in conflict related to treatment decisions. University of Manitoba, University Research Grants Program, 2006 ($5,506)

 Recent Publications

Edwards, M., McMillan, D., & Fallis, W. (2013). Napping during breaks on night shift: Critical care nurse managers’ perceptions. Dynamics, 24(4), 30-35.

Edwards, M., McClement, S., & Read, L. (2013). Nurses’ responses to initial moral distress in long-term care.  Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 10(3), 325-336. doi: 10.1007/s11673-013-9463-6

Woodgate, R., Edwards, M., & Ripat, J. (2012). How families of children with complex care needs participate in everyday life. Social Science & Medicine, 75(10), 1912-1920. doi: 10.1016/jsocscimed.2012.07.037

Edwards, M., Throndson, K., & Girardin, J. (2012). Survey of Canadian critical care nurses’ experiences of conflict in intensive care units. Dynamics, 23(3), 15-19.

Edwards, M., Throndson, K., & Dyck, F. (2012). Critical care nurses’ perceptions of their roles in family-team conflicts related to treatment plans. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 44(1), 60-75.
 
Fallis, W. M., McMillan, D. E., & Edwards, M. P. (2011). Napping during night shift: Practices, preferences, and perceptions of critical care and emergency department nurses. Critical Care Nurse, 31(2), e1-11. doi:10.1136/jme.2009.031609

Woodgate, R., & Edwards, M. (2010). Children in health research: A matter of trust. Journal of     Medical Ethics, 36, 211-216. doi:10.1136/jme.2009.031609

Abstracts:

Edwards, M. (2013). Responding to moral distress in ICU [Abstract]. Dynamics, 24(2), 24-25.

McMillan, D. E., & Edwards, M. P. (2013). Assessment, contributing factors, and perceived consequences of sleep health in student nurses [Abstract]. SLEEP, 36(Abstract Supplement), A423.

Edwards, M., Throndson, K., & Girardin, J. (2012). Critical care nurses’ roles in family conferences [Abstract]. Dynamics, 23(2), 27-28.

Woodgate, R., Edwards, M., & Ripat, J. (2011). The meaning of authentic participation for families of children with complex care needs. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 10(4), 513.

Woodgate, R., Edwards, M., & Wener, P. (2011). Youth involvement in health care decisions in the context of chronic illness. International Journal of Qualitative     Methods, 10(4), 529-530.

Edwards, M., Throndson, K., & Girardin, J. (2011). National survey of critical care nurses’ experiences of conflict in the intensive care unit [Abstract]. Dynamics, 22(2), 24-25.

McMillan, D., Edwards, M., & Fallis, W. (2011). Health and safety on night shift: A Canadian national survey of critical care nurses. Sleep, 34(Abstract Supplement), A334.

McMillan, D., Edwards, M., & Fallis, W. (2011). Canadian national survey of critical care nurses: Practices and perceptions of napping on night shift. Sleep, 34(Abstract Supplement), A343.

Edwards, M., McMillan, D., & Fallis, W. (2010). Balancing the ‘goods’: Managers’ perceptions of napping during breaks on night shift [Abstract]. Dynamics, 21(2), 16-17.

Ateah, C., Edwards, M., & Durrant, J. (2010). Parents’ perspectives on discipline with young children [Abstract]. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 9(4), 335-336.

McMillan, D. E., Edwards, M. P., & Fallis, W. M. (2010). Napping during night shift: National perspectives of critical care nurse managers [Abstract]. SLEEP, 33(Abstract Supplement), A370.

Edwards, M., Throndson, K., & Dyck, F. (2009). Conflict in the intensive care unit: The roles of critical care nurses [Abstract]. Dynamics, 20(2), 27-28.

Edwards, M. (2008). Withholding and withdrawing treatment: Whose decision is it? [Abstract]. Dynamics, 19(2), 12-13.

Fallis, W., McMillan, D., & Edwards, M. (2008). Critical care nurses’ experiences of napping on breaks during night shift [Abstract]. Dynamics, 19(2), 29.

Edwards, M. (2007). Critical care nurses and conflict related to treatment decisions: Review of the literature [Abstract]. Dynamics, 18(2), 13-14.