Pat Woods, RN, MScN, BScN
Pat Woods has been a faculty member at Langara College School of Nursing since 2003. She currently teaches project management, leadership, and change management courses for 4th year BSN students. Ms. Woods also regularly tutors internationally educated nurses for the Canadian Registered Nurse Exam.
Her nursing interests include smoking prevention in adolescent females, global nurse leadership, health promotion and humanitarian standards in disaster management. Ms. Woods travels to India and Bangladesh regularly to further develop and coordinate a variety of nursing education initiatives.
Since 2006, Ms. Woods has also had a health care consulting company and has been employed as a consultant, both nationally and internationally, in health care project planning, management and evaluation.
She began her teaching career at the British Columbia Institute of Technology where she taught emergency nursing from 1998 to 2003.
Ms. Woods' practice background includes medical-surgical, hyperbaric chamber, and emergency.
Ms. graduated from a diploma nursing program in 1988. She then received both her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC., Canada. She has also recently completed the SPHERE Minimum Standards Disaster Training through Canadian Medical Assistance Teams.
Pat Woods is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, the international nursing honour society, and Canadian Medical Assistance Teams, a disaster response organization.She lives in Vancouver, BC, Canada with her husband and two grown children and can often be found running ultra marathons in the surrounding mountains.