Holly Feist, MN, BN

Academic Title: Associate Professor
Administrative Title: Course Coordinator, ER

Contact Information
Office: W302C
email: hfeist@mtroyal.ca
phone: 403.440.8783

MN, University of Calgary
BN, University of Calgary

Holly's graduate studies focused on educating the acute care nurse surrounding urgent and emergent situations.
Holly was a Clinical Nurse Specialist in the PICU at Alberta Children's Hospital and instrumental in introducing their rapid response system to the emergency department.
Her current research is focused on rapid response systems in the emergency department.

Area of Instruction

  • ACCN Assessment
  • ACCN Pathophysiology
  • ACCN Caring for the Acutely Ill and Injured A
  • ACCN Caring for the Acutely Ill and Injured B

Area of Scholarship

  • Rapid response systems within the emergency department
  • Scholarship of teaching and learning in relation to the online learning environment

Selected Publications

Feist, H.A. (2019). Chapter 73: Emergency Nursing. In M.EL. Hussein & J. Osuji (Eds.) Brunner & Suddarth’s Canadian Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing (4th ed.). Wolters Kluwer Health, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Selected Presentations
EmERging Dynamics (Calgary, AB) - An ER nurses' perspective on being called to court

Emergency Medicine Research Day (Calgary, AB) - ACH introduction of a rapid response system

3rd Global Emergency Nursing and Trauma Care Conference - (Noordwikjerhout, Netherlands) - Introduction of a rapid response system to the emergency department

Dynamics (Halifax, NS) - The clot thickens

Dynamics (Halifax, NS) - Gut integrity in the ICU

Relevant Community Service
Working with a middle school in Airdrie, AB to discuss emergency topics

Working with Carsland Volunteer Fire Department in a medical education capacity.

Career mentor with Junior Achievers World of Choices https://jasab.ca/students/student-regions/