Lori Schindel Martin is an associate professor in the school and has held several advanced nursing practice positions in gerontological nursing over the past twenty years. Her program of research focuses on the health care needs of seniors living with cognitive impairments. Current research studies include: evaluating professional development programs developed to enhance the management of responsive behaviours exhibited by residents with dementia in long-term care facilities, and an exploration into the mealtime experiences of older adults with cognitive impairments. Martin currently teaches in the undergraduate and graduate programs, with a special interest in high-fidelity mannequin simulation. She also acts as a faculty advisor to graduate students and is involved in graduate student supervision. She is the chair of the Gentle Persuasive Approaches Steering Committee, a national initiative focusing on the development and evaluation of educational objects designed to enhance the practice of front-line staff working with frail older adults in long-term care facilities. She is also actively involved in the Ontario Gerontological Nursing Association, an interest group of the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario.
NUR21 A/B: Nursing Concepts: Individuals and Families
NUR13 A/B: Assessment of the Healthy Individuals
NUR825: Family Health Nursing
MN8904/5: Advanced Nursing Practice
MN8902: Qualitative Research Methods