Coordinator, Nurse Practitioner Field of Study (MN Program)
Katherine Trip comes to the University of Toronto Faculty of Nursing with a plethora of clinical and leadership experience. She has worked in settings as diverse as a remote cottage hospital in Northern Newfoundland — with a bed capacity of 16 and x-ray technicians that doubled as the emergency medical service — to implementing the first urgent oncology care program in Ontario. In addition, Katherine has been engaged in emergency, general medicine, community, and research practice.
As a newly graduated Nurse Practitioner (NP), she was trusted to develop the inaugural role as the 1st NP within the general internal medicine consult team at the University Health Network. More recently, she has been involved as an NP in long term care.
As a seconded faculty (2010-2012), followed by a CLTA assistant professor at Bloomberg Nursing from 2012-2017, she acted in the capacity of Graduate Program Practicum coordinator, coordinator of the Adult- NP program, and has been an instructor of several NP courses. Most recently Katherine has been working with Bloomberg Nursing in a variety of contract positions and has now taken a one-year position as the Coordinator of our NP programs. Katherine’s research interests are focused on enhancing patient safety through identification and the mitigation of interruptions in nursing care. Katherine has also been involved in research related to the development of safe opioid delivery systems. She continues to act as a consultant for various government programs as a result of her vast health care knowledge and experience.