Mary Kjorven RN, BsN, MsN, GNC(C)

Current Positions and Affiliations:

  • Clinical Nurse Specialist, Gerontology, Nurse Continence Advisor, Interior Health
  • Clinical Instructor UBC Faculty of Medicine
  • Associate Member, Division of Geriatric Medicine

Member of:

  • Canadian Orthopedic Nurses Association (CONA) Kelowna Chapter
  • Canadian Association of Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Canadian Association for Nursing Research
  • Canadian Gerontological Nurses Association
  • Central Okanagan Gerontological Nurses Group
  • College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia Professional Support Program
  • Geriatric Nurses Association of British Columbia

Areas of Research Interest:

  • Postoperative Delirium (POD)
  • Gerontological Care in Acute Care Environments
  • Close/Constant Care Providers
  • Healthy Aging
  • Knowledge Transfer
  • Postmoderism/Poststructuralism
  • Discourse Analysis

Current Research Related to the Institute's Priorities:

  • Gerontological care in acute care environments

Towards integrated care in small urban and rural communities:
A pilot study in older adults with atrial fibrillation
PI: Kathy Rush
Co-Is: Nelly Oelke, Mary Kjorven, Colin Reid
Knowledge-Users: Carol Laberge, Frank Halperin, Francois Louw
Funded by: CIHR


Last reviewed shim7/14/2016 12:04:29 PM


Mary Kjorven
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Gerontology
Interior Health  BC

Tel: 250-862-4300 ext 2113
Cell: 778-214-0457
Fax:  250-862-4142
Pager: 250-979-5050