Bev holds a Bachelor of Nursing degree (UNB) and a Master of Nursing degree (Athabasca University). Her background is in pediatric nursing with clinical experience at the IWK Health Center in Halifax and The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Bev has been an Instructor with the Faculty of Nursing at UNB since 2003.
Bev supervises undergraduate nursing students in the care of children and families in both acute care and community nursing. She teaches Families with Multiple Challenges, a fourth-year required theory course. Bev is a Board Member with DOTS NB whose mission is to improve treatment services for children and youth experiencing mental illness in New Brunswick. This experience has prompted her to pursue further graduate studies.
Bev’s main area of research interest is youth and adolescent mental health. In 2013, she started working on her PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies at UNB (Nursing and Psychology) under the supervision of Dr. Ronis. For more information, see http://www.unb.ca/fredericton/nursing/people/profiles/bdunfiel.html
Publications and Presentations:
Gaudet, B. & Letourneau, N. (2012). Socioeconomic status and social-emotional development of children from birth to 36 months of age: A systematic narrative review. International Journal of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (2 nd Ed.). Elsevier. [Under Review]
Gaudet, B. (2013). Nursing story: Counseling children about nutrition. In Ross-Kerr, J.C. & Wood, M.J. (Eds.), Canadian Fundamentals of Nursing . Toronto: Elsevier.
Gaudet, B. (2009). Nursing story: Counseling children about nutrition. In Ross-Kerr, J.C. & Wood, M.J. (Eds.), Canadian Fundamentals of Nursing . Toronto: Elsevier.
Presentation of Workshop:
November 2010: Abstract accepted: Focus on Parents When Designing Lifestyle Interventions for Overweight/Obese Children. Morrison, K., Shannon, C., Gaudet, B. & Belcastro, A. (2010). New Brunswick Health Research Foundation Conference: Fostering a Health Research Culture in New Brunswick. Saint John, NB.
May 2010: Abstract accepted: Lifestyle Interventions for Children: Focusing on Parents. Morrison, K., Shannon, C., Gaudet, B. & Belcastro, A. (2010). International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health, Toronto, ON.