Faculty & Staff

Jennifer Hooper, MN, RN



Academic Title: Associate Professor

Office: Y467
email: jdhooper@mtroyal.ca
phone: 403.440.8789

MN, University of Calgary
BScN, Saint Francis Xavier University

Jennifer is an Associate Professor at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta, Canada who teaches across the Bachelor of Nursing program as well as in the Bridge to Canadian Nursing program. She has a strong clinical focus in maternal-newborn nursing and continues to practice as a registered nurse in this setting alongside her educator role. She also maintains current licensure with the Minnesota Board of Nursing in the United States of America. Jennifer has a keen interest in and serves in various leadership and curriculum development roles. Jennifer is actively involved with the Mokakiiks Centre for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and her research and scholarly pursuits surround developing and examining innovative teaching and learning strategies that support students in preparation for the registered nurse licensure examination and future registered nurse practice.

Areas of Instruction:
  • Maternal Newborn Nursing
  • Professional Practice in Maternal Newborn Nursing
  • Transitioning to Independent Practice
  • Health Promotion of Individuals 1
  • Bridge to Canadian Nursing 

Areas of Scholarship
  • Nursing student experiences with computer based testing.
  • Nursing students’ test-taking and test-preparation strategies for computer-based testing.
  • Maternal- Newborn: Postpartum Anxiety and Depression.
  • Maternal Newborn: Maternal NICU Experiences.

Selected Publications
Hooper, J. (2018). Chapter 21: Breasts and Axillae Assessment Health Assessment for Canadian Nursing Practice 2nd Edition. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA: Wolters Kluwer Health

Hooper, J. (2018). Chapter 26: Female Genetalia and Rectal Assessment Health Assessment for Canadian Nursing Practice, 2nd ed. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA: Wolters Kluwer Health

Hooper, J. (2018). Postpartum Depression: Prenatal Prevention is Key. Journal of Neonatal Network

Selected Presentations
Friend or Foe? Nursing Student Experiences with Computer-Based Testing

Postpartum Depression: Prenatal Prevention is Key

Maternal NICU Experiences: Fourth Trimester Barriers and Progress Towards Environmental Change

Delayed Cord Clamping: Do Late Preterm Newborns Benefit?

Canadian Implementation of NCLEX-RN Testing: Are Undergraduate Nursing Faculty and Students Prepared? Elevated Outcomes with HESI

Relevant Community Service
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Launching, Departures, and Mentoring Program.
  • Alberta Health Services: Postpartum Services.
  • Hospice Calgary: Living with Cancer Program.