9 record(s) found with the tag "social sciences" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Changing the "culture of smoking": Community-Based Participatory Research to empower Inuvialuit communities
Principal Investigator: Hammond, Merryl
Licenced Year(s): 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Summary: This research aims to empower local Inuvialuit community members to better understand tobacco and its health and other effects (e.g. high costs of tobacco affects family budgets), and to motivate them to consider quitting or reducing their use of tobacco. As well, it aims to reach young children and youth before they start smoking, and to spread the message that smoking is not “cool”. Our method o...


Tlicho Natsedzi Nihtsi: Tlicho Healing Wind Project / Promoting Sexual Health
Principal Investigator: Martin, Jim L
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2010 2008 2007
Summary: The overall goal of this research program is to reinforce the well-being of Tlîchô communities in a sustainable and culturally relevant way. Sexual health was a pressing health issue identified by Tlîchô communities and is the focus of the initial research program and will expand into a broader program to address related aspects of community well-being. The objectives of this program are to: -...


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. ...


Donald Marsh's Impact on the Development and Implementation of Northern Social Policies
Principal Investigator: Pilz, Krista
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: The purpose of this thesis research is to examine the role that Donald Marsh, the second Anglican Bishop of the Arctic, had on development of northern social policies specifically regarding wildlife management, education, health care, and family welfare....


The impact of television on northern native communities
Principal Investigator: Standefer, Roma
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1993
Summary: The researcher will examine the impact of television on the community of Lake Harbour. Information will be collected through the use of interviews with selected people, including elders, adults and youth. Discussions will also be held with school teachers, social and health workers, Hamlet Council members and the RCMP. The research is being done to assess ways in which the CRTC can provide bett...


Identification of Content and Structure Requirements for a Nursing Diploma Program in the Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories.
Principal Investigator: McClelland, Patricia
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1992
Summary: To plan for nursing education in the Yukon and Northwest Territories, it is important to know the knowledge and skills that nurses require in the north. This research has been designed to ask employers, nurses and community members to rate common curriculum items in a nursing program as to their importance, and to suggest items which they feel are important but which are excluded from most nursin...


Evaluation of Community Health Representative Training Program
Principal Investigator: Swann, Mavis
Licenced Year(s): 1990
Summary: At the request of Arctic College and the Territorial Department of Health descriptive data will be collected from students, program staff and supervisors to conduct an evaluation of the CHR training program....


Licence #2297
Principal Investigator: Ashlee, Jette
Licenced Year(s): 1978
Summary: To conduct a comprehensive Study of education, housing, health, social and economic policies implemented by Canada and Denmark....


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