Heather Jewers RN, BScN, MN, CHPCN(C)

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, St. Francis Xavier University

Heather Jewers is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at St. Francis Xavier University. She is a former palliative care consultant for the Guysborough, Antigonish, Strait Health Authority district with experience in clinical care, program, and policy development, and palliative care education. Her research background includes: education for collaborative patient-centered care; competency development for palliative care nursing, the role of the nurse in palliative care; public education strategies for cancer prevention, and, information systems to support collaborative patient-centered practice.