Kimberly Shapkin

Kimberly Shapkin


Manager, Mental Health Wellness

Faculty of Nursing, NP Mental Health & Wellness Clinic

Associate Professor (Teaching)

Faculty of Nursing, Faculty

Contact information

Phone number

Office: 403.220.2464


Office: PF3260H
Office: PF122C

For media enquiries, contact

Karen Cook, Director, Communications

Office: +1.403.220.4361
Twitter: @ucalgarynursing


Educational Background

Post MN-NP University of Alberta, 2007

MSN Clinical, University of British Columbia, 2004

BSN Nursing, University of Victoria, 1998

Diploma Nursing, British Columbia Institute of Technology, 1996


Kimberly is a tenure-track instructor and teaches in the Nurse Practitioner program and Graduate Aging Certificate. She holds a Master of Nursing degree from the University of British Columbia and a Post Masters Certification/Licensure as an Adult Nurse Practitioner.

She is also an appointed Designated Capacity Assessor and has focused her clinical practice on care of older adults with a special interest in people with cognitive impairment and dementia. 


Areas of Research

Expanding NP practice in the areas of older adults, Symptom management with seniors


Course number Course title Semester
NURS 604 SEC 01 S01 Comp Geriatric Assessment 2020
NURS 644 LAB 01 B01 NursePractitionerPracticumII 2020
NURS 644 SEC 01 S01 NursePractitionerPracticumII 2020
NURS 663 SEC 01 S01 PharmacotherapeuticsAdvNuPract 2021


  • Ann C. Beckingham Scholarship, Canadian Gerontological Nurses Association. 2019
  • Jessie H. Mantle Fellowship in Nursing , University of Victoria. 2018
  • University of Victoria Graduate Fellowship , University of Victoria. 2018

In the News

  • DOME of Confidence. Dementia Connections. (2019)