Dr. Sylvain Brousseau, RN

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Dr. Sylvain Brousseau holds a diploma in nursing from André Laurendeau College, a Bachelor's degree in nursing from University of Ottawa, a Master's degree and a Ph.D. in nursing sciences with an option in administration from Université de Montréal. He is currently an associate professor in nursing sciences at Université du Québec en Outaouais at Saint-Jérôme campus. Sylvain’s research focuses on the humanistic perspective of the quality of work life among nurses and nurse managers inspired by Watson's Caring Science. From his research, he developed a Humanistic Quality of Working life model and more recently, a new Political caring Literacy Model. Dr Brousseau is advocating in order to developed a national policy on the organizational humanization of health services and the integration of political competencies into the nursing profession. He is recognized for his commitment and expertise in nursing governance and policies in Québec.  In 2014, Dr Brousseau co-founded and chaired the Groupe of Future of Nursing profession in Québec and cocreate in 2017, the Quebec Nurses Association. He has also served 2 years on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Nurses Association. In June of 2020, he was appointed President-Elect of as a Board of directors the Canadian Nurses Association.  He is also currently serving on the academic board of directors of the Assembly of Governors of the University du Québec (2019-2022). His commitment and professional nursing associations show that over the years, he has developed a specific knowledge in nursing governance, sociopolitical issues in nursing and healthcare as well as in nursing education and management. On December 8th, the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery of the Royal College of Surgeon in Ireland conferred him a fellowship Ad Eundem.  Finally, Dr Brousseau has always been a strong advocate for the nursing profession in Québec and Canada.
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