Karen McGinnis

Karen McGinnis


Instructor - Health Care Assistant

Karen is a long time resident of the Sunshine Coast who currently lives in Gibsons with her husband and extended family. Since graduating from Northern Lakes College in Alberta as a Licensed Practical Nurse in 1984, Karen has provided nursing care in a variety of areas, including acute, extended, and home and community settings. Her extensive experience also includes a strong skill set in palliative and hospice care.

Having worked as a HCA prior to entering nursing, Karen has a clear understanding and appreciation of the role HCAs play as valued team members in the current health care environment. Karen is committed to creating a comprehensive and positive educational experience for Capilano University students enrolled in the HCA program.​


604.885.9310, ext. 5933




N. Vancouver/Sunshine Coast campus


Cedar 375/SE 106