7 record(s) found for principle investigator "Moffitt, Pertice" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Learning from Mothers, Grandmothers and Great Grandmothers about Breastfeeding in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Moffitt, Pertice M
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1. conduct retrospective chart audits to provide epidemiological data on breastfeeding initiation and duration rates; 2. conduct focus group meetings with grandmothers and great-grandmothers to learn about past practices and traditional knowledge about caring for babies; 3. conduct semi-structured interviews with mothers to learn about the determi...


Influences on the Quality of Life of Older Adults in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Moffitt, Pertice M
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to provide a rich background and context for the study topic with input from key older adults in the Northwest Territories (NWT); to engage older adults living in the NWT to identify the current actual and potential influences upon and threats to their Quality of Life (QOL); to provide older adults with information that could influence policy decisions r...


Exclusive Breast Feeding for all Tlicho Mothers in the First 6 Months
Principal Investigator: Moffitt, Pertice M
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objectives of this research project are: 1) to conduct a retrospective chart audit to provide epidemiological data on the breast feeding rate of Tlicho women; 2) to conduct semi structured interviews with Tlicho mothers and elders to provide culturally specific data on the determinants of breast feeding; and 3) informed from the data in objectives 1 and 2, create a health promotion video to en...


Formative Evaluation Study of the BSN Program of the Collaboration for Academic Education in Nursing
Principal Investigator: Moffitt, Pertice M
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2008
Summary: This licence is issued for the scientific research application # 924 The purpose of this study is to evaluate the revised nursing curriculum being used at Aurora College as a partner within CAEN. Students and faculty will share their experiences of the curriculum. Interviews and focus groups will be used to start a rigorous review of the first year of the BSN program. The revisions aim to ...


Evaluation of Maternal Child Nursing Education in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Moffitt, Pertice M
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: The main goal of this research is to examine the nature of maternal child nursing education in the Northwest Territories. More specifically, the research will study the influences in the territory on maternal child nursing education and what works or does not work to educate nurses for maternal child practice. This research is intended to enable educators and administrators to take stock of what...


The Relationship Between Health Beliefs and Health Promotion Practices of Pregnant Tlicho (Dogrib) Women: A Focused Ethnographic Study
Principal Investigator: Moffitt, Pertice M
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: This study will explore the health and health promotion practices of pregnant Tlicho (Dogrib) Dene women from Rae-Edzo. Ten to fifteen pregnant Tlicho (Dogrib) women volunteers will be approached by publicly displayed posters and through the Band Prenata...


Integrating culture into nursing practice: A fourth generation perspective
Principal Investigator: Moffitt, Pertice M
Licenced Year(s): 1999
Summary: The research methodology is fourth generation evaluation. It is based on the belief that there are multiple realities socially constructed through an individual's experiences and believed to be true when consensus is reached amongst a group of people. It is a methodology where the findings are created by the inquiry process. This process compares and contrasts emerging constructions and then creat...


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