University/Professional Experience

Odette Griscti

Nursing, School of Professional Studies
902 563 1920

Cape Breton University, Office A231H
1250 Grand Lake Road
Sydney, Nova Scotia
B1P 6L2

June 2009 – to date

Employer: Cape Breton University

Position: Associate Professor responsible for teaching, assessing and student consultation for Courses: NRSG 3501 Nursing Research Methods, NRSG 2203 Foundations of Nursing II, NRSG 2501:1 Pathophysiology in diverse populations across the lifespan, N2104 Nursing of Adults II (Theory, clinical practice and Labs); N3106 Nursing Research Methods (Theory); N2106 Introduction to Pharmacology (Theory and Labs); N2106 Comprehensive Physical Assessment (Labs).

Clinical supervision: N2104 Nursing of Adults II (Clinical supervision of students on a medical-surgical unit at the Regional hospital. N1104 Nursing Practicum (Older Adult); N4990 Nursing Practicum (Preceptor Acute Care Units),

June 2001 – 2009

Employer: Department of Nursing, St. Francis Xavier and subsequently Cape Breton University.

Position: Assistant Professor responsible for teaching, assessing and student consultation for students pursuing their undergraduate degree in Nursing.

2001 – June 2006

Employer: Department of Nursing, St Francis Xavier University

Position: Assistant Professor responsible for teaching, assessing and student consultation for Courses: N305 Nursing of Adults (Theory and Labs); N2105 Introduction to Pharmacology (Theory and Labs). Clinical supervision of students on a medical-surgical unit at the Regional hospital. Also involved in the preparation of undergraduates for the RN examination and supervision of students for Advanced Major in Nursing.

1996 – 2000

Employer: Department of Nursing, University of Malta

Position: Assistant Divisional Coordinator, Honors Degree in Nursing Studies responsible for overall organization and running of the program, appropriate delegation of courses while maintaining overall responsibility of the same, nominated member on BSc Board of Studies and Curriculum Committee

1996 – 2001

Employer: Department of Nursing, University of Malta

Position: Assistant Professor responsible for teaching in various courses to students pursuing an honours degree in Nursing. These courses included medical/ surgical nursing, critical care nursing, emergency and orthopaedic nursing, and nursing skills. Invited speaker and delivered lectures to undergraduate students pursuing an honours degree in Radiography and honours degree in Physiotherapy. Clinical supervision of students during I.C.U placements and Medical/Surgical placements.

1992 – 1995

Employer: Department of Nursing, University of Malta

Position: Visiting Professor, responsible for teaching in the undergraduate honors degree program in nursing.

1986 – 1995

Employer: C.G.M.O., Department of Health, Valletta. Malta

Position: Staff Nurse at Intensive Care Unit (I.C.U), Mentor to undergraduate students allocated to the Unit