Wyness, Margaret Anne (1942- )

  • See Oral History Files, Fonds 18, Series 3, Subseries 8
  • See School of Nursing Fonds 31

Anne Wyness received her BSN (Honors) from UBC in 1965 and her Master’s in Nursing from the University of Washington in 1972.  She taught at the Atkinson School of Nursing at Toronto Western Hospital, the University of Toronto, and from 1973 at UBC’s School of Nursing.  She states that “Teaching in clinical settings is of particular interest to me and I teach effectively in acute medical and surgical settings as well as in classroom settings”.

Her professional contributions include extensive publications and numerous presentations.  She chaired the first Patient Education Committee at VGH, which provided a basis for the ongoing development of patient education initiatives at the hospital.  She participated in the development of the first neuroscience certification examination of the Canadian Nurses’ Association, and the evaluation of the outcomes of the first nursing elective in HIV/AIDS care in Canada.

Contents of Biographical File

  1. UBC Curriculum Vitae
  2. Transcript of interview by Ethel Warbinek, July 13, 1993.
  3. Summary of candidate criteria for Anne Wyness for Award of Excellence in Nursing Education