Laurie Clune, RN, BA, BScN, MEd, PhD

Associate Professor

Office: CW 312.3
E-mail: laurie.clune@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-337-3356
Fax: 306-337-8493

Additional Appointments:

  • University of Toronto, appointment by the School of Graduate Studies as the External Appraiser
  • Community Research Ethics Office, Waterloo Ontario, appointed to the REB for a 2 year term.

Previous appointments: 

  • Associate Dean Research and Graduate Programs, Faculty of Nursing
  • Research Ethics Board Chair and Vice Chair, University of Nursing

Dr. Laurie Clune RN is the Associate Professor at the University of Regina, Faculty of Nursing. Dr. Clune’s academic credentials include: BA in sociology from Brescia College; BScN with honours from Ryerson University; MEd with a specialization in health professional education from OSIE/University of Toronto; PhD in Nursing Administration from the University of Toronto and a post doctoral fellowship from the Institute for Work and Health.

Research Interests

  • Critical feminist and anti-oppression theory inform the research of Clune. Her research work foci are in the areas of 1) the sociopolitical organization and contextual factors surrounding nursing (and nursing student) experiences of health, and 2) using community-based participatory action research to understand and find solutions to homelessness and under housing. In 2020, Clune was asked to be a member of the Community Research Ethics Office, which conducts ethics reviews of projects throughout Canada and internationally.

Keywords: health professional wellbeing, community nursing injury management, hidden homelessness, community action research, institutional ethnography

Teaching Responsibilities

Undergraduate: research, leadership, community nursing, senior practicum experiences.

Graduate: research, nursing knowledge and theory

Publications

Book Chapters:

Clune, L., Edralin, EJ. (out for peer review). End of life care. The health care professionals guide to clinical cultural competence. Rani H. Srivastava. 2nd edition. Elsiver.

Clune L, (2020) Chapter 14 Direct Comprehensive Care Competencies Part A: Clinical Nurse Specialist . Canadian Perspectives on Advanced Practice Nursing. Editors Eric Staples, Roger Pilon, Ruth A. Hannon 2nd edition. CSPI/Women’s Press

Wickson-Griffith, A.. Christie, P., Clune, L. Gregory, D. (2019). Chapter 11: Nursing theory and theorists used in nursing. In The Art & Science of Canadian Nursing: A Fundamentals Textbook, 2nd Canadian Edition, Wolters Kluwer ׀ Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

Clune, L. Gregory, D. (2015). Chapter 11: Nursing theory and theorists used in nursing. In The Art & Science of Canadian Nursing: A Fundamentals Textbook, 1st Canadian Edition, Wolters Kluwer ׀ Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.
Journal publications

Clune, L. (2019). When the injured nurse returns to work: An institutional ethnography. Accepted for publication in the Virginia Henderson Repository- Sigma Theta Tau International. Can be retrieved from handle http://hdl.handle.net/10755/19233.

Clune, L. (2018). Dr. LeeAnn Harper-Femson. Online Memorial Book, Canadian Nurses Association. Available at https://www.cna-aiic.ca/html/en/CNA-Memorial-Book-e/2017/files/assets/basic-html/page-67.html

Clune L, Domshy, D. (2016) Home is where my dialysis is: A pilot study. International Journal of Qualitative Methods. 15, (1), 13. Doi:1609406915625569

van Dongen JM, Tompa E, Clune L, Sarnocinska-Hart A, Bongers PM, van Tulder MW, van der Beek AJ, van Wier MF. (2013). Bridging the gap between the economic evaluation literature and daily practice in occupational health: a qualitative study among decision makers in the healthcare sector. Implementation Science, 8, 57. Can be retrieved from: http://www.implementationscience.com/content/8/1/57

McGovern, B., Lapum, J., Clune, L, & Schindel Martin (2013). The theoretical framing of high-fidelity simulation in nursing with Carpenter’s patterns of knowing in nursing. Journal of Nursing Education. 52(1), 46 – 49. doi:10.3928/01484834-20121217-02

Clune, L., & Urban, A. M. (2012). Saving money on the backs of nurses: The objectification of nursing work in hospitals. International Journal of Qualitative Methods. 11, (5) 769-770.

Hushlilt, J., Clune. L. (2012), The use of socially assistive robots for dementia care. Journal of gerontological nursing, 38 (10) 15 – 18. doi:10.3928/00989134-20120911-02

Clune, L. (2011), Admitting students with disabilities into nursing programs: What we know and where we need to go. Canadian Association of School of Nursing - Virginia Henderson International Nursing e repository. Retrieved from http://www.nursinglibrary.org/vhl/handle/10755/162334

Clune, L. (2011). The social (dis) organization of" Return to work" from the standpoint of the injured nurse: An institutional ethnography. Sigma Theta Tau International -Virginia Henderson International Nursing e repository Retrieved from http://www.nursinglibrary.org/vhl/handle/10755/152101

Guruge, S., Murphy-Kilbride, K., Tyyska, V., Berman, R., Woungang, I., Edwards, S., Toomsalu, M., Clune, L. (December 2009). Implications of English Proficiency on Immigrant Women’s Access to and Utilization of Health Services, Women's Health and Urban Life, 8 (2) available online at http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~womenshealth/womenshealth/Issue_Summaries.html

Bender, A., Clune, L., & Guruge, S., (2009 commemorative issue). Considering place in community nursing. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 41, (1), 128-143. This paper was selected by the journal for the 40th anniversary commemorative issue and republished.

Bender, A., Clune, L., & Guruge, S., (2007). Considering place in community nursing. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 39, (3), 20 – 35.

Kjerulf, M., & Clune, L. (2006, September). Storytelling: Using narrative to teach end-of-life care to undergraduate nursing students. Journal of Palliative Care. 22, (3), 222).

Nazarnia, S., Chan, V., Clune, L. (1997, March April). A comparison of cost effectiveness of regional anaesthesia versus general anaesthesia for outpatient hand surgery. Regional Anesthesia, 22 (2S), 20.

Invited presentation.

Clune, L. (2020). Understanding the REB process. Faculty of Social Work , University of Regina, , Regina Saskatchewan.

Clune, L. (September 29, 2018). Understanding the REB process. Graduate student conference, University of Regina, Faculty of Graduate studies, Regina Saskatchewan.

Clune, L. (September 30, 2017). Tips and tricks in submitting your REB application. Graduate student conference, University of Regina, Faculty of Graduate studies, Regina Saskatchewan.

Invited presearntations at refereed conferences

Clune L. (Aug 18, 2011). Institutional Ethnography training session: Mapping the social. The Society for the Study of social problems. Las Vegas NV.

Clune, L. (April 27, 2010). Trying to get back: The challenges faced by registered nurses returning to work. The Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario.

Clune, L. (November, 2009). Informant maps in qualitative research: An innovative way of collecting data. The Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario.

Clune, L. (Feb, 2010). How nurses get hurt: Trying to get back. International Nurse Interest Group, The Registered Nurses Association of Ontario.

Clune, L., (May 2009). The social organization of return to work from the standpoint of the injured nurse. Lawrence S. Bloomberg Research Conference. Toronto Ontario.

Clune, L. (May, 2009). Can we admit a nursing student with a (dis)ability?: Success stories. College Committee on Disability Issues, Huntsville Ontario.

Oral Papers in refereed conference proceedings

Clune, L. Mathews, E. (June 2019). Understanding academic accommodations from the student’s standpoint. Federation for Social Science and Humanities Congress, Higher Education section, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Clune L. Mathews, E. (May 29, 2018). AACES: Academic accommodation campus experiences of students living with disabilities. Canadian Association of School of Nursing conference, Montreal Canada.

Matthews, E., Runquist, C., Loewen, R. Clune, L., Luhanga, F. (2017). Nursing Students Abroad: A Critical Review. Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, At Santa Fe, New Mexico .

Clune L, Domshy, D. (Oct 20, 2015). Home is where my dialysis is. Qualitative Health Research: Informing Practice, Policy and the Preferred Future of Healthcare, International Institute for Qualitative Methodology, Toronto, Ontario.

Clune, L. (2014). Where the nurse gets hurt: Understanding the social organization of injury management in Ontario hospitals has been accepted into the session The Social Organization of Health Professional Work. Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP). San Francisco, CA, USA.

Clune, L. Myer, R., Clarke, S. Tompa, E. (March, 2013). Fostering accountability for quality: The challenges and benefits experienced by those working in and alongside nursing resource teams. Nursing Leadership Network of Ontario 2013 Conference: Toronto, Ontario.

Clune, L., Hossman, F. (October, 2012). Who is looking after the nurse’s health? An evaluation of the mission, visions and values of Ontario hospitals. Third Biennial Bilingual CSSH conference Sociological Contributions to Health Equity. Canadian Society for the Sociology of Health: Ottawa Ontario.

Clune, L., Urban, AM. (Oct., 2012). Saving money on the backs of nurses: The objectification of nursing work in hospitals. 2012 Qualitative Health Research (QHR) Conference, International Institute of Qualitative Research Methodologies: Montreal Quebec.

Clune, L. (Oct., 2012). Map Making Activities: An approach to collecting and analysing ethnographic data. 2012 Qualitative Health Research (QHR) Conference, International Institute of Qualitative Research Methodologies, Montreal Quebec.

External Funding

2020

Interactive online tools for future-oriented, mutual flourishing among youth in and from government care and custody
Applicant: PI Marie Lovrod, Program Chair Women and Gender Studies, University of Saskatchewan. Co PI Laurie Clune
Funder : SSHRC partnership development grant
Amount : $198,100
Status : not funded


2019

Hidden Homelessness in Saskatchewan: Examining the determinants of health for youth and young adults in post secondary education
Applicant: Laurie Clune, Shauna Davies, Sherry Ardvison University of Regina, Faculty of Nursing
Funder: Making the shift- youth homeless innovation lab (Canadian government – Youth Employment Strategy funding)
Amount: $95,844
Status: not funded

2019

Uncover Hidden Homelessness in Regina : An exploratory community action project
Applicant: PI Laurie Clune with Circle Project and Poverty Free Saskatchewan
Funder: Regina Public Interest Research Group (RPIRG)
Amount: $2500

2019

Uncover Hidden Homelessness in Regina : An exploratory community action project
Applicant: PI Laurie Clune with Circle Project and Poverty Free Saskatchewan
Funder: Community Health Research Unit, Regina Public Interest Research Group
Amount: $5500
Status: data analysis

2017

Plan to end homelessness in the City of Regina
Applicant: University of Regina (PI Laurie Clune from Nursing), Co PI Faculty of Business, Community research unit, Faculty of Arts
Funder: YMCA Regina
Amount: 120,000
Status: not funded

2017

Improving mental health and addiction supports for individuals with FASF in Saskatchewan
Applicant: L Clune member of Sprout Grant team.
Funder Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation
Amount: $100,000
Status: not funded

2016

International Knowledge Exchange Network on the Health Workforce (IKENHW)
Applicant: Ivy Lynn Bourgeault (coordinator)
Funder: Networks of Centres of Excellence, International Research Platforms, NCE-IKTP
Amount: $400,000 CDN per year for 4 years
Status: Not funded

2016

The role transition stressors and coping strategies of new graduate regulated nurses in Saskatchewan
Applicant: L Clune
Funder Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation Establishment grant
Amount $179,000
Status: not funded

Internal Funding

2017-18

Title Exploring Saskatchewan Baccalaureate Nurse Graduates with the NCLEX Examination
Investigator: Dr. Elizabeth Domm (primary investigator for quantitative portion), Dr. Laurie Clune (primary investigator for qualitative portion), Patti Manson
Funding Source 2017 SCBScN Collaborative Research Grant
Amount $5000
Status: Completed

2016-18

Title: Academic Accommodation Campus Experiences of Students (AACES)
Investigator: Laurie Clune (Principal Investigator), Elise Mathews, Stephanie Gomersall
Funding source: President's Teaching and Learning Scholar Awards for 2016-17
Amount: $8200
Status: Completed

2015

Title: Evaluating Learning Outcomes of International Placements for Nursing Students
Investigators Elise Matthews (Principal Investigator), Dr. Laurie Clune, Dr. Florence Luhanga
Funding source: President's Teaching and Learning Scholar Awards for 2016-17
Amount: $4100
Status: Funded, completed

Previous funding Research Grants

  • Dr. Rachel Myers (PI) and Dr. Sean Clarke, Lawrence S. Bloomberg, Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Dr. Laurie Clune, Ryerson University,
  • Dr. Emile Tompa, the Institute for Work and Health. On the Margins: Understanding the Employment Patterns, Motivations & Outcomes of Nurses Working for Multiple Employers & Temporary Agencies. Funding Source: Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, $169,532. (2010-2012).
  • Dr. Laurie Clune - Publication Grant. Funding source: Faculty of Community Services, Ryerson University. $1,500. (2011).
  • Dr. Emile Tompa (Co PI), Dr. Laurie Clune (Co PI, Ryerson University) Dr. Cameron Mustard, Dr. Ben Amick III, (Institute for Work and Health) Dr. Carolyn Dewa, (Centre for Addictions and Mental Health). Occupational Health and Safety Economic Evaluation Resource Needs for the Health Care Sector in Ontario. Funding source: The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board - development grant. $29,960. (2010-present).
  • Dr. Kenise Murphy-Kilbride. Co-Investigators: Merhunnisa Ali, Rachel Berman, Isaac Woungang, Susanna Edwards, Marju Toomsalu, Laurie Clune, Sepali Guruge, Robert Cazzola, Community Partner: COSTI Immigrant Services. Facilitating the Acquisition of Proficiency in English Among Adult Immigrant Women: Filling the Gaps. Funding source: Canadian Council on Learning. $70,000. (2006-2008).
  • Dr. Laurie Clune - Publication Grant. Funding source: Faculty of Community Services, Ryerson University. $1,000. (2003).