Loralee Fox

Adjunct Clinical Associate

Faculty of Nursing

MN

University of Calgary, 2009

RN

Misericordia General, 1984

Contact information


Research and teaching

Research Interests

  • Gerontological nursing education
  • Geriatric workforce development
  • Care of people with dementia

Biography

Loralee Fox is a Clinical Nurse Specialist with Specialized Geriatric Services at Foothills Medical Centre. She is certified with the Canadian Nurses Association for Gerontological nursing. Within the Faculty of Nursing, Loralee has guest lectured for the Older Adult Theory course, as well as in graduate courses, as a panel participant examining the role of the leadership and advanced practice nurse in the clinical setting. In addition to her participation in the classroom setting, Loralee has been a preceptor and a thesis committee member for graduate students.

Loralee works in collaboration with community partners to deliver education to caregivers of persons living with dementia; Dementia DOME most recently presented in collaboration with the Calgary Alzheimer Society.

Loralee currently serves on the Undergraduate Planning Committee and the Strategic Planning Committee.


Publications

Leaker, H., Fox, L., Holroyd-Leduc, J. (2018). Impact of Geriatric Emergency Medicine Nurses on Patient Care in the Emergency Department’  Poster presentation;Canadian Frailty Network National Conference‘

Fox,L. & Rogan,S. (2016) Behaviour Mapping in the Calgary Zone. Tele-health presentation (recorded) available on Alberta Health Services InSite. Calgary, Alberta. May 03, 2016.

Fox, L. (2016) Management of Behavioural Symptoms in Dementia / Alzheimer’s disease. Cummings School of Medicine 33 Annual Calgary Therapeutics Course. Calgary, Alberta. April 06, 2016.

Fox, L. (2016) Communication & Approach; What is it Really? Approach to Care with a Broken Brain.  Alberta Recreation Therapy Association. Calgary, Alberta January 21, 2016.

Fox, L. & Coates, J. (2015) Positive Care Approaches; Expression of Unmet Needs and Dementia.  Calgary 4th Annual Geriatrics Update: Clinical Pearls. Calgary, Alberta. September 18, 2015.

Coates, J. & Fox, L. (2015) Communicating with the Cognitively Impaired: It’s About What They’re NOT Saying. Shades of Grey 22nd Annual Interdisciplinary Conference. Calgary, Alberta. June 11, 2015.

Fox, L. (2015) Detangling Dementia. Rockyview Hospital Medical Update Day. Alberta Health Services Calgary, Alberta. June 01, 2015.

Fox, L & Coates, J. (2014) ‘See the Person Not the Problem’. Revera Home Health National Conference. Niagara Falls, Ontario. April 30 – May 01, 2015

Fox, L. (2015) Major Cognitive Disorders; Dementia. Alberta Gerontological Nurses Association Canadian Nurses Association Study Group. Calgary, Alberta March 11, 2015. 

Coates, J. & Fox, L. (2014) Elements of Communication; Creating a Positive Synergy. 3rd Annual Geriatrics Update: Clinical Pearls Calgary Alberta. October 03, 2014

Fox, L. (2014) Dementia. Alberta Gerontological Nurses Association for Canadian Nurses Association Study Group. Calgary, Alberta. January 29, 2014.

Fox, L. (2013) Dementia. Alberta Gerontological Nurses Association for Canadian Nurses Association Study Group. Calgary, Alberta. February 05, 2013.

Holroyd-Leduc, J. & Fox, L. (2012) Delirium and the Confusion Assessment Method. Tele-health presentation (recorded) available on Alberta Health Services InSite and on the National Bone and Joint Site. June 28, 2012.

Fox, L. (2012) Dementia. Alberta Gerontological Nurses Association for Canadian Nurses Association Study Group. Calgary, Alberta. February 21, 2012.