Kim English, RN, BScN, MN, is a professor at the Trent/Fleming School of Nursing in Peterborough, Ontario. She has nearly 30 years of nursing experience and her research interests include Rural and remote research & health, Technology and innovations in health and education, and Nurse activism.


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