Since 1992 Dana Chorney has been a sessional, clinical instructor and professor in Durham College’s Nursing programs and most recently, in the Durham College and University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program. In addition to teaching, Chorney has also contributed to the learning activities and evaluation of nursing students in various nursing courses, including introduction to practicum skills, health assessment pharmacology lab and interprofessional education.
Chorney graduated from the University of Windsor in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. She pursued further studies in nursing, obtaining her Master of Nursing degree from the University of Toronto in 2004.
Throughout her career, Chorney has worked as a registered nurse, community health registered nurse and an interim clinical nurse specialist. She has authored and co-authored numerous articles, publications and research papers about various aspects of nursing, with a main focus on cardiology.
Along with being a clinical instructor, Chorney is currently a registered nurse in the cardiopulmonary unit at Lakeridge Health Corporation, a position she has maintained since 1997.