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Shelley Haynes, RN, BScN

Shelley joined the RNPDC team in 2020 as Nurse Educator for the Perioperative Nursing Program (PONP). Shelley holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Dalhousie University. She is completing a Masters in Health Studies at Athabasca University. Shelley began her healthcare career nursing in the emergency department at Dartmouth General Hospital and after two years joined the DGH Surgical Suites staff as a PACU and OR nurse.

Shelley is a life-long learner and has a passion for nursing education. Her last position was Clinical Nurse Educator for the Victoria General and Dartmouth General Hospital operating rooms.

Shelley is excited to be part of the PONP faculty; providing nurses with the specialized knowledge, skills, and clinical experience required to consolidate learning and develop competence in the operating room environment.

When not at work, Shelley enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, hiking, camping, and travelling abroad.