41 record(s) found with the tag "health care" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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50+ and Elders Health Survey in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Sharma, Sangita
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: Indigenous seniors may face many challenges in accessing health care, and day-to-day living supports. These challenges may be isolation from health and community centers, unable to get to the centers to use the services available or they may not speak English. Seniors have a high risk of heart disease, diabetes, falls, as well as possible decline in memory and thinking skills. However, there is ve...

Practices for Managing H. pylori Infection in Northern Canada: A Consultation with Health Care Practitioners
Principal Investigator: Goodman, Karen J
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: The practitioner consultation project aims to engage targeted health care practitioners to describe current patterns of health care practice pertaining to H. pylori infection and related diseases, and to identify obstacles to best practices for managing this infection. Initial testing and treatment for H. pylori infection usually occurs in the primary care setting.The research team will target ...

A Health and Social Service Provider's Perspective on the Evolution of School-Based Care
Principal Investigator: Campbell, Natalie G.
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority - Fort Smith Region offers a youth-focused option for adolescents accessing health and mental health care, support, and services called The Health Café, located in a less intimidating, more comfortable environment - at the local high school. It is hoped that studying the evolution of The Health Café through the perspective of the provi...

What are the costs of delayed medical referrals in Canada's Northwest Territories?
Principal Investigator: Liddy, Clare
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: This research is a study looking at wait time 1, the length of time between the date a patient is referred to a specialist and the date they actually see the specialist, for primary care across Canada. In the Northwest Territories, the research team will quantify wait time 1 and also answer the research question “What are the costs of delayed medical referrals in Canada’s Northwest Territories?...

A Path to Greater Cultural Safety in NWT Physician Practice: Improving Patient-Physician Interaction in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Tordiff, Robert
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1) identify components of existing frameworks that might be suitable for a NWT cultural competency framework; 2) to measure the impact of frameworks on physician perception of patients; and, 3) to provide a foundation from which to begin design of a cultural competency framework and training program for health and social service care providers. Th...

Survey of Primary Care Providers and Managers in the NWT
Principal Investigator: Young, Kue
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014
Summary: To assess the views of health care providers and managers in the Northwest Territories (NWT) regarding primary health care in the community in general and issues related to medical travel in particular. A survey questionnaire will be filled out by the respondent, who has a choice of mailing in a paper copy or completing online. The survey is anonymous – information on name, community of residen...

Translating Research in Elder Care (TREC 2.0): Advice Seeking Networks in Residential LongTerm Care
Principal Investigator: Estabrooks, Carole A
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014
Summary: The purpose of the study is to identify and understand existing advice seeking networks among nursing homes in Canada. The overall objectives of the study are to: 1. Identify the structure of existing informal inter-organizational relationships among 958 nursing homes in Atlantic, Western and Northern Canada; 2. identify which nursing homes within the overall network link different groups of ho...

Factors that Support the Integration and Retention of Internationally Educated Nurses in the Canadian Healthcare Systems
Principal Investigator: St. Pierre, Isabelle
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: The goal of this project is to identify factors that support the successful integration, retention and career advancement of internationally educated nurses (IENs) into the Canadian healthcare system. This can guide potential IENs by helping them understand how to prepare for employment as a nurse in Canada. The research will also better assist educators and employers to develop the most app...

TRanslating Emergency Knowledge for Kids (TREKK) - Consumer Survey
Principal Investigator: Scott, Shannon D
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: Findings from the needs assessment will be used to inform partnership activities through TRanslating Emergency Knowledge for Kids (TREKK), such as collaboration with relevant community or parent organizations. Potential research projects related to family needs in the emergency department (ED) setting stemming from the needs assessment will be directed to Pediatric Emergency Research Canada (PERC)...

TRanslating Emergency Knowledge for Kids (TREKK) - Professional Survey
Principal Investigator: Scott, Shannon D
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The purpose of this study is to determine the knowledge needs of healthcare providers working in general EDs through an established partnership with 32 general EDs across Canada. STUDY DESIGN: This will be a descriptive, multi-centre, cross-sectional survey. QUESTIONNAIRE DEVELOPMENT: The needs assessment survey was developed in collaboration with experts in the area of pediatric emergency m...