Alexandra Hodson, RN, MN, CCNE

Instructor III

Office: CO 111.33
Phone: 306-664-7396

Alexandra Hodson graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing with distinction from the University of Saskatchewan. In 2017 she obtained her Masters of Nursing where her thesis was related to the experience of family caregivers of individuals with heart failure. Her nursing practice has included Surgical, Medicine, Home Care, Cardiology, Long term care and Palliative Care. Her philosophy of teaching is focused around creating a student centered classroom environment using innovative approaches that encourage students to take ownership of their own learning.

Peer Reviewed Grants and Awards:

Merit Award for Sustained Performance University of Regina 2022

SCBScN Collaborative Grant $5000

Impact of a Community of Support on BIPOC Students in the Regina SCBSCN Program University of Regina 2022

SCBScN CNPP Collaborative Grant

Nursing student lived experiences of COVID-19 pandemic ($5000) University of Regina 2020


Peacock, S., Burles, M., Hodson, A., Kumaran, M., MacRae, R., Peternelj-Taylor, C., & Holtslander, L. (Accepted). Older persons with dementia in prison: An integrative review. International Journal of Prisoner Health. doi: IJPH-01-2019-0007

Laczko, D., Hodson, A., Dykhuizen, M., Knipple, K., Norman, K., & Hand-Cortes, P. (2022). Nursing students experiences’ of mental wellness during the Covid-19 Pandemic: A phenomenological study. Teaching and Learning in Nursing (in press).

Brown, J., Goodridge, D., Thorpe, L., Hodson, A. & Chipanshi, M. (2021) Factors influencing practitioners’ who do not participate in ethically complex, legally available care: Scoping review. BMC Medical Ethics, 22(134), 1-10.

Hodson, A. (2019). Persons with advanced heart failure: A caregiver-focused approach. In L. Holtslander, S. Peacock, & J. Bally (Eds.), Hospice palliative home care and bereavement support: Nursing interventions and supportive care. (pp. 201-212). doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-19535-9

Hodson, A., Peacock, S. & Holtslander, L. (2019). Family caregiving for persons with advanced heart failure: An integrative review. Palliative and Supportive Care, 1-15. doi:10.1017/S1478951519000245

Peacock, S., Hodson, A., MacRae, R. & Paternelj-Taylor, C. (2018). Living with dementia in correctional settings: A case report. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 14, (3).  doi: 10.1097/JFN.0000000000000194

Hodson, A. (2017). The experience of caregiving for persons with advanced heart failure: An integrative review (Master’s thesis). Retrieved from University of Saskatchewan Electronic Theses and Dissertations. (0000-0001-6071-8995)

Feature Story: Video exam project brings nursing class together, while teaching and learning from home.


Qualitative Analysis Conference and Couch-Stone Symposium (St. Johns, Newfoundland)      

Hodson, A. & Dykhuizen, M. (June 2022). A Phenomenological Study Exploring Mental Health & Wellness Among Nursing Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Qualitative Analysis Conference. Brescia University (online). Hodson, A. & Knipple, K. (June 2021) Using Giorgi’s method for Phenomenological interviewing.

Canadian (CASN) Nursing Education Conference    Calgary, Alberta Waters, S., & Hodson, A. (2021, May 3-5) Easing the transition to electronic marking through collaborative digital practice.

International Nurse Education Conference. Sitges, Spain. Tekatch, S., & Hodson, A. (2020, December 6-9) Intersectionality: Integrating a new approach to vulnerability in community health. (Conference cancelled)

Custody and Caring, Saskatoon, SK. Peacock, S. & Hodson A. (2017). The experience of living with dementia in prison: An integrative review.

International Congress on Palliative Care, Montreal, Quebec, Hodson, A. (2018). The experience of caregiving for individuals with advanced heart failure. (Poster)

University of Saskatchewan. Graduate Student Milestones: My Experience (2018)

University of Saskatchewan. The Experience of a Master’s Student (2016)