Faculty Profile - Sheenagh Snell

Sheenagh Snell

Sheenagh Snell


Nursing, Practical Nursing Program

Master of Nursing - Teaching Focus (Athabasca University, 2019)


Subjects: Nursing, Practical Nursing Diploma

Sheenagh moved to the Comox Valley from Alberta in 2019, having worked for 10 years as a registered nurse for Alberta Health Services. Sheenagh obtained her Bachelor of Nursing degree from the University of Calgary in 2010, then began her career in Neonatal Intensive Care, obtaining her Advanced Neonatal Nursing Certificate from Mount Royal University in 2015. After five years working in this field, Sheenagh began working in Public Health as a school nurse and filling an Ethics Committee role for her establishment. She was a preceptor/mentor for new staff in all roles she encompassed and it sparked a passion for teaching. Sheenagh completed her Master of Nursing Degree with a focus in teaching in 2019. She began working for North Island College as an instructor in 2020 in both the Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Practical Nursing programs. Sheenagh is passionate about adult education. She bases her teaching methods on constructivist principles and is dedicated to the success of her students. When Sheenagh is not instructing or working for public health, she is adventuring around the Valley (skiing in the mountains or paddleboarding at the beach) with her husband, three children and dogs.

Master of Nursing - Teaching Focus (Athabasca University, 2019)


Bachelor of Nursing (University of Calgary, 2010)

NUR-104 Nursing Practice I: Introduction to Nursing Practice

NUR-414 Nursing Practice VIII: Transitioning to BSN Graduate

PNS-233 Variations in Health 3

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