Yolanda Babenko-Mould, RN, PhD

Yolanda Babenko-Mould

Associate Professor

Room 2306, FNB
519 661-2111 x86541


  • BScN, MScN, PhD (Western University)

Academic Appointments

  • Coordinator, Global Health Practicum (Rwanda)

Supervising Graduate Students

  • Yes

Research Interests

  • Canadian and international involvement in nursing education
  • Development of educational resources for use by clinical teachers in Canada and Rwanda
  • Internationally-educated nursing students
  • Clinical teacher and nursing student empowerment
  • Clinical teachers’ use of empowering behaviours
  • Nursing students’ self-efficacy for professional practice
  • Nursing students’ self-efficacy for computer-mediated learning in online environments
  • Civility in nursing education contexts

Additional Information

Recent Publications

  • Babenko-Mould Y & Laschinger HKS. (2014). Effects of incivility in clinical practice settings on nursing student burnout. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 11(1), 1-10. doi: 10.1515/ijnes-2014-0023
  • Babenko-Mould Y, Ferguson K, Riddell T, Hancock M & Atthill S. (2014). Influence of simulated and actual community vaccination clinics on student empowerment and self-efficacy for public health nursing competencies. Public Health Nursing, 32(3), 277-283. doi: 10.1111/phn.12151
  • Babenko-Mould Y & Elliott J. (2015). Internationally educated nurses’ experiences of integration in the hospital setting. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 5(9), 100-109. doi: 10.5430/jnep.v5n9p100
  • Babenko-Mould Y. (2015). Chapter contribution – Empowerment in nursing education. In Spring, M. J., Carpenter, R., & Fitzpatrick, J. J. (Eds). Encyclopedia of Nursing Education. New York: Springer Publishing.
  • Babenko-Mould Y. (2014). Chapter contribution – Cultural diversity in healthcare: Chapter 10. In Yoder-Wise, P., & Grant, L. (Eds). Leading and Managing in Canadian Nursing, 1st Canadian Edition. Elsevier.
  • Babenko-Mould Y. (2014). Chapter contribution - Workplace violence and incivility: Chapter 25. In Yoder-Wise, P., & Grant, L. (Eds). Leading and Managing in Canadian Nursing, 1st Canadian Edition. Elsevier.
  • Babenko-Mould Y, Lethbridge K & Andrusyszyn MA. (2014). Chapter contribution - Critical thinking: Chapter 21. In Kozier, B., Erb, G., Berman, A., Snyder, S., Buck, M., Yiu, L., & Leeseberg Stamler, L. (Eds). Fundamentals of Nursing: Concepts, Process, and Practice, 3rd Canadian Edition. Toronto, ON: Pearson Education Canada.

Teaching Areas

  • Foundations of Nursing Education
  • Theoretical Concepts and Clinical Case Scenarios – Linking Theory to Practice
  • Research Methodologies


  • Faculty of Health Sciences - Overall Teaching Effectiveness Award (2013)

Professional Activities

  • Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health in Rwanda Project
  • Nursing and Midwifery Project Lead from Canada
  • President, Iota Omicron Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
  • Editorial Assistant, International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship