Carla Tilley


RN; BScN; CNCC(C); PhD(c)

Carla joined VIU in 2011 and is currently a full-time faculty member. In addition to her current role as a faculty member for the BSN program, Carla has also held the position of Program Chair for the Practical Nursing Program. Carla has held multiple nursing leadership roles, from a clinical nurse educator to a practice consultant. Her areas of expertise and passion are within nursing leadership, education, and program and curriculum design. In addition, Carla draws from her diverse nursing experiences that includes adult critical care, palliative care, medicine/surgical, gerontology, and has practiced in both rural and remote communities as well as tertiary care settings. Carla also holds CNA certification as a critical care nurse. Carla's current research focus is on internationally educated nurses and how they transition into Canadian practice settings.