25 record(s) found with the tag "nursing" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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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...


Nursing Practice in Rural and Remote Canada II
Principal Investigator: MacLeod, Martha
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014 2013 2012
Summary: Objectives of this research project are to: 1. Describe and compare the roles and functions of nurses practicing in various work environments and with differing scopes of practice to determine how roles are enacted in rural/remote communities. 2. Describe the engagement of nurses with primary health care in rural/remote communities. 3. Examine what contributes to the recruitment of nurses to ...


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...


Quality Workplace Environment
Principal Investigator: Cash, Penny
Licenced Year(s): 2012 2011 2010
Summary: Quality workplace environments are known to be a positive determinant in the recruitment and retention of nurse educators. This project is designed to establish what nurse educators consider to be important elements in their work environment and to determine if these are experienced. Initially, a pilot project was conducted whereby an instrument to measure a quality workplace environment was ...


Formative Evaluation Study of the BSN Program
Principal Investigator: Brennan, Jodi N
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2008
Summary: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the revised nursing curriculum being used as Aurora College as a partner within Collaboration for Academic Education in Nursing (CAEN). Students, faculty and clinical agencies will share their experiences of the curriculum. Data will be collected using Aurora College course and semester evaluation forms and faculty meetings. This data will be used to ...


An Orientation and Resource Guide for Preceptors of Nursing Students
Principal Investigator: Stanley-Young, Donna L.
Licenced Year(s): 2010
Summary: The objectives of this research project are: 1)To develop an orientation manual and resource guide for nursing students and preceptors at Stanton Territorial Hospital 2)To develop and implement an orientation workshop for nursing students and preceptors at Stanton Territorial Hospital. This study will use qualitative research as the methodology to capture an understanding of the needs of nurs...


Canadian Survey of Nurses' Assessment and Management of Pain in the Critically Ill
Principal Investigator: Rose, Louise
Licenced Year(s): 2010
Summary: The goal is to survey critical care nurses across Canada to obtain a comprehensive description of nurses’ current knowledge and practice of pain assessment and management in critically ill adults. The researchers hypothesize that considerable variation exists for pain assessment, documentation, and management as well as the education received regarding pain assessment and management priorities for...


Evaluating Concept Mapping as a Teaching Strategy to Promote Meaningful Learning in Clinical Practice with Baccalaureate Nursing Students
Principal Investigator: Brennan, Jodi N
Licenced Year(s): 2010 2005
Summary: The overall aim of this research is to evaluate the effectiveness of concept mapping as a teaching/learning tool in clinical practice courses in years one, two and three of the nursing program. The objectives include the following: evaluate one concept map per student weekly during the clinical course, and obtain student and faculty input on utilizing concept mapping as a teaching tool. ...


Role Perceptions of Nurse Practitioners in Regard to Caring for Persons with Mental Illness
Principal Investigator: Austin, Wendy
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: The goal of the proposed research is to understand how Nurse Practitioners (NPs) in Canada perceive their role when caring for individuals with mental illness or mental health problems. A theoretical model of therapeutic commitment, including the concepts of role support, role competency and therapeutic commitment will be tested. It is hypothesized that NPs with adequate support from consulting p...


Phase 2: Strengthening the Quality of Community Health Nursing Practice: A Pan-Canadian Survey of Community Health Nurses' Continuing Education Needs
Principal Investigator: Valaitis, Ruta
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: This licence is issued for the scientific research application #917. The objectives of this research are 1) to identify community health nurses current practice activities and their continuing education needs based on the Community Health Nursing Standards of Practice 2) to investigate differences in continuing education needs by: i. workplace setting (e.g. primary care, home health care, publi...


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