MN, RN, CHPCN(C), Provincial Skin and Wound (Diabetic) Nurse Lead, Health PEI
Krisandra Cairns is a Registered Nurse who works with Health PEI as the Provincial Skin and Wound Nurse Lead (with a focus on diabetes) and as a home care nurse. Krisandra believes in the importance of preventative health care as well as timely best practice interventions and care once an illness or injury occurs, both of which require effective partnership with the client. Her nursing experience includes the home care and palliative care areas. Krisandra is CNA certified in Hospice Palliative Care Nursing, and in July 2019 presented her mixed methods study the Experiences of Palliative Inpatients with Equine Therapy in Rome, Italy. Krisandra holds her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Prince Edward Island and her Master of Nursing degree from the University of New Brunswick.