Open Educational Resources

Sherri Melrose, Steve Swettenham


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About the Compilation

This is a collection of open educational resources designed and developed for use in courses in the Faculty of Health Disciplines at Athabasca University. This project was funded by the Alberta Open Educational Resources (ABOER) Initiative; made possible through an investment from the Alberta government.


Unless otherwise noted, this book is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License also known as a CC-BY-NC-SA license. This means you are free to copy, redistribute, modify or adapt this book non-commercially, as long as you license your creation under the identical terms and credit the authors with the following attribution:

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About Us

Sherri Melrose PhD, RN Associate Professor Centre for Nursing and Health Studies Athabasca University Dr. Melrose has published widely on educating health professionals, facilitates a graduate course in clinical teaching and is a winner of the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing Award for Excellence in Nursing Education.   Steve Swettenham MDE Student Centre Read more »