Faculty & Staff


Maggie Quance

Degrees: BN, MN, PhD

Academic Title: Associate Dean of Research, scholarship and Community Engagement, Faculty of Health, Community and Education

Related Employment History:

Academic Appointments

2007. Associate Professor (Full Time). Bachelor of Nursing, Mount Royal College / University, Canada

1979, August - 1992, June. Instructor (Full Time). School of Nursing, Winnipeg Grace Hospital

Administrative Appointments

2013, August - 2017, December. Chair, School of Nursing and Midwifery. Mount Royal University

2018, January – 2013, December. Associate Dean for Research, Scholarship and Community Engagement, Faculty of Health Community and Education.
Professional Experience

2011, June - 2014, March. Community Nurse 1 (Casual status), Antenatal Community Care Program, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta. (Type: Clinical Practice)

2007, February - 2007, July. Patient Care Manager. Calgary Health Region (Peter Lougheed Hospiital) (Type: Employment)

1997, November - 2007, February. Patient Care Manager. Calgary Health Region (Foothills Hospital) (Type: Employment)

1992, July - 1997, October. Head Nurse. Grace General Hospital Winnipeg (Type: Employment)

1989, July - 1995, January. Staff Nurse (casual). St. Boniface Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba (Type: Employment)

1978, March - 1979, July. Staff Nurse. Health Sciences Center, Winnipeg, Manitoba (Type: Employment)

1976, January - 1977, September. Staff Nurse. Grace General Hospital Winnipeg (Type: Employment)

1975, June - 1975, December. Staff Nurse. Deer Lodge Hospital, Winnipeg, Canada (Type: Employment)

Scholarly Interests:  perinatal nursing, labour pain, nursing work, difficult conversations, scholarship of teaching and learning

Community Service Interests:

Professional Memberships

  • 2013, December - 2017, December. Member, Canadian Association of Perinatal and Women's Health Nurses (CAPWHN)
  • 2011 - 2012, Canadian Association of Perinatal and Womens' Health Nurses
  • 2009 - 2011, Society of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
  • 2009 - 2010, Canadian Association of Nurses for Women and Newborns
  • 2003 - 2017, Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada,
  • 2000 - 2010, Association of Women's Health and Neonatal Nurses
  • 1997- ongoing, College & Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta
  • 1975 - 1998, Manitoba Association of Registered Nurses
  • 1975-ongoing, Canadian Nurses' Association

Recent Publications: 

Quance, M. (2016). Nursing Students' Perceptions of Anecdotal Notes as Formative Feedback. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship (Vol. 13(1)). Germany: De Gruyter.. doi: DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ijnes-2015-0053


2017, June 23. The Experiences, Opinions and Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) among Alberta Midwives. University of Calgary, Department of Community Health Sciences: Chinelo Oguaju. (Masters of Science Thesis). (Role: External Examiner)

2017, February 27 - 2017, April 5. Perceptions of self-efficacy and stress in the development of competences of nursing students during their first practical classes. Nurse Education Today. (Type: Journal Reviewer). (Role: Reviewer of article)

2017, March - Present. Re-Imagining Nursing Education: Innovations for the Future. Western and Northern Regional Canadian Association of School of Nursing Annual Conference. (Type: Conference Organization). (Role: Co-Lead of Venue Location and Coordination)

2016, September 30 - 2017, June 30. Academic Plan Steering Committee. Mount Royal University. This committee was charged with developing, gaining feedback, and revising the academic plan for Mount Royal University. (Type: Member). (Role: Representing the Faculty of Health, Community and Education)

2016, August 10 - 2016, August 10. Suffragettes for Caesarean: Every Woman Should Have a Choice. University of Calgary: Julia Imanoff. (Masters Degree in Nursing Examination Committee). (Role: External Examiner)

2013, December. Baribeau, Isabelle. Nursing, University of Victoria. (Type: Graduate Examination Activities). (Role: Examiner)

2009, September - 2012, June. MRU Human Research Ethics Board (Type: University). (Type: Committee Memberships). (Role: Member)

2009. Edmonton, Alberta for Field LLP. Expert Witness Report. (Type: Expert Witness Activities)

2009 - 2010, Canadian Association for Women and Newborns (CANWN), Secretary Treasurer

2008 - 2013. Scholarship and Research Unit, Department of Nursing (Type: Department). (Type: Committee Memberships). (Role: Member)

2007 - 2010. RN Advisory Committee (Type: Other). Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada. (Type: Committee Memberships). (Role: Chair)

2003 - 2008. RN Advisory Committee (Type: Other). Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada. (Type: Committee Memberships). (Role: Member)