Professor

Dr. Rycki Maltby's background is in public health nursing. She has taught in Canada, Australia, South Korea, and Malaysia; and has been at UVM since January 2000. Her research, publications, and conference presentations reflect cultural competency in nursing education, with current projects examining cultural immersion experiences; and differences and similarities in study abroad and domestic experiences. Dr. Maltby is a co-editor for the International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship.

Research and/or Creative Works

  • Maltby, H. J., de Vries, J., & Lund, K. (2018). Learning outcomes of nursing students who studied abroad in either low- or high-income countries: Lessons for health equity at home. Oral presentation; APHA Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA; November 10-14, 2018.
  • Maltby, H. J., Aitken, M., & Charles, L. (2018). Phenomenological analysis of learning outcomes between students who studied abroad and those who did not in a public health nursing clinical course. Oral presentation; Qualitative Health Research Conference, Halifax, NS, Canada; October 27-29, 2018.
  • Maltby, H. J. (2018). Study abroad: Is there a connection between application and post-trip reflection? Accepted for oral presentation at The National Nursing Forum: Diversity and Difference, Australia (declined to present)
  • Maltby, H. J. (2016). Specifications grading: How does it work? Invited workshop. 29th Annual Research Conference: Nursing research, the Path to Excellence; Western University/Iota Omicron Chapter, London, Ontario, Canada (Oct 28th).
  • Maltby, H. J. (2016). Study abroad and ethical photography: Changing the perspective. Poster. 29th Annual Research Conference: Nursing research, the Path to Excellence; Western University/Iota Omicron Chapter, London, Ontario, Canada (Oct 28th).
  • Maltby, H. J., Lund, K., & de Vries, J. (2015). Study abroad locations and the impact on students’ cultural awareness: Does place matter? International Qualitative Health Research conference in Toronto, Canada, Oct.
  • Maltby, H. J. (2015). Does the location of a study abroad trip impact students’ cultural awareness? 28th Annual Nursing Research Conference, Western University/Iota Omicron Chapter, London, Ontario, Canada (May 1st).
  • Westervelt, K. C., Ellis, C., Ellis, L., Quanstrom, A., Wallingford, K. D., Maltby, H. J., & Hing, W. (2015). International collaboration in manual physical therapy: An opening of ideas and opportunities. Poster presented at the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Annual Conference in Louisville KY (Oct.).
  • Maltby, H. J. (2015). Does the location of a study abroad trip impact students’ cultural awareness? 28th Annual Nursing Research Conference, Western University/Iota Omicron Chapter, London, Ontario (May).

Publications

  • Maltby, H. J. (2017). Ethical photography while on study abroad. Nurse Educator, 42(3), 112-114.
  • Maltby, H. J. (2017). Service Learning. In M. J. Bradshaw & A. J. Lowenstein (Eds.), Innovative teaching strategies in nursing and related health professions (7h ed) (pp. 381-393). Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett.
  • Westervelt, K. C., Ellis, C., Ellis, L., Quanstrom, A., Wallingford, K. D., Maltby, H. J., & Hing, W. (2016). International collaboration in manual physical therapy: An opening of ideas and opportunities. Journal of Physical Therapy Education, 30(4), 44-54.
  • Maltby, H. J., de Vries-Erich, J. M., & Lund, K. D. (2016). Being the stranger: Comparing study abroad experiences of nursing students in low and high income countries through hermeneutical phenomenology. Nurse Education Today, 40(2016), 114-119.
  • Charles, L., Maltby, H. J., Abrams, S. E., Shea, J., Brand, G., & Nicol, P. (2014). Expanding Worldview: Australian Nursing Students’ Experience of Cultural Immersion in India. Contemporary Nurse, 48(1), 67-75.

Awards and Recognition

  • Sigma Theta Tau, Kappa Tau Chapter, Folta Deck Research Award, 2014

Associations and Affiliations

  • Association of Community Health Nurse Educators
  • American Public Health Association, Member Public Health Nursing; International Health
  • Australian College of Nurses, Fellow
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
  • Transcultural Nursing Society 
  • Vermont State Nurses Association, American Nurses Association

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Cultural competency, nursing education

Education

  • Ph.D., Public Health; Curtin University of Technology, Perth, W. Australia
  • M.Sc.N., Nursing Education; University of Western Ontario
  • B.Sc.N., Nursing; University of Windsor (Ontario)
  • B.A., Psychology; University of Windsor (Ontario)

Contact

Phone:
  • (802) 656-8305
Office Location:

208 Rowell Building

Courses Taught

  • HLTH 103 - Introduction to Global Health
  • HLTH 105 - Cultural Healthcare
  • HLTH 296 - Exploring Healthcare Systems (Study Abroad to the Netherlands)
  • HSCI 130 - Health Promotion
  • PRNU 246 - Public Health Nursing Clinical (Study Abroad to Belize)
  • PH 311 - Global Public Health
  • PH 396 - Analyzing Healthcare Systems (Study Abroad to the Netherlands)