180 record(s) found in the location "Fort Resolution" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Evaluation of the Electronic Health Record (EHR) system used in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Kuhn, Karen
Licensed Year(s): 2013 2012 2011
Summary: The overall aim of this research project is to conduct an evaluation of the HealthNet Electronic Health Record (EHR) implementation in the NWT to assess the impact on patient care and resource utilization as well as gather lessons learned that may be used to inform other clinical systems implementations. Since the research protocol and ethics applications were approved, the Department of Health...


Building Economic and Social Prosperity: Connecting a Northern University Vision Through Dechinta Bush University
Principal Investigator: Coulthard, Glen
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1) document, evaluate and support the development of Dechinta Bush University Centre for Research and Learning; Including: A. governance practices, institutional structures and partnerships, B. teaching quality, C. the integration of land-based learning with university programming, D. students' personal and academic development and success, ...


An ethical space for dialogue about difficult history: Program evaluation of a residential school education module in Canada's Northwest Territories and Nunavut Territory
Principal Investigator: Daitch, Sarah S
Licensed Year(s): 2012
Summary: The aim of this research is to gauge whether the residential school teaching and learning unit in the new Grade 10 Northern Studies course enables NWT students to meaningfully engage with the difficult legacy of Indian Residential Schools. Based on the experiences of the students, the principal researcher plans to make recommendations regarding the teaching and learning material to the NWT Departm...


Anticoagulation in Canada’s North: A cost-effectiveness analysis of Point-of-Care INR Testing at Remote Sites in the Northwest Territories and Western Nunavut.
Principal Investigator: Young, Barbara M
Licensed Year(s): 2012
Summary: To determine the potential cost savings and health-related quality of life benefits of implementing point-of-care (POC) international normalized ratio (INR) testing in remote communities in the NWT and Kitikmeot region. Canada’s Non-Insured Health Benefits Program drug prescription database will be used to determine the number of individuals receiving warfarin in each of the remote regions in t...


Pine Point Socioeconomics and Traditional Use/Knowledge Study
Principal Investigator: Robinson, Andrew
Licensed Year(s): 2012
Summary: The objectives of this research are to build up baseline reports on the social/economic and land and resource use conditions in the research area. The objectives of the Traditional Knowledge (TK) research is to compile a baseline report on TK for future consideration in the Environmental Assessment Socioeconomic Research: Length of interviews - typically lasting approximately an hour, longer ...


Multi-scale environmental health implications of the Athabasca oil sands for Aboriginal communities in Alberta and Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: McLachlan, Stephane M
Licensed Year(s): 2012 2011
Summary: The overall goal of this project is to better understand and communicate the implications of industrial activity associated with the Athabasca tar sands and large scale hydro developments for environmental and human health as it affects the downstream Aboriginal communities. The team completed Phase One of this project (collection of video and interview materials related to observed changes in ...


Achieving high performance in health care priority setting
Principal Investigator: Mitton, Craig
Licensed Year(s): 2012 2011
Summary: The intent of this project is to develop an evaluative framework that identifies how health care organizations can be transformed to achieve excellence in priority setting and resource management. The ultimate aim is to form a benchmark of behaviors, processes and structures that can aid in directing organizations towards high performance. Phase One: On-line survey of senior administrators in ...


Learning the Language of the Land: The representation of land in web-based Indigenous language education
Principal Investigator: Parker, Aliana
Licensed Year(s): 2011
Summary: The research objective is to understand the connection between Indigenous languages and the land, and to explore how that connection is represented in websites used for Indigenous language education. The central research question is: What is the significance of Indigenous perspectives of land for Indigenous language revitalization efforts? The connection between language and land will be the main ...


Mapping the Social Economy in Northern Canada - Northwest Territories Project
Principal Investigator: Southcott, Chris
Licensed Year(s): 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Summary: The objectives of this research project are: • to continue developing a comprehensive listing of social economy organizations in Northern Canada; • to undertake a survey of these organizations to determine the characteristics of these organizations including locations, activities, size, employment, membership and structure; and • to update the database of social economy organizations in the N...


Evaluation of Early Childhood Development Training
Principal Investigator: Little, Lois M.
Licensed Year(s): 2011
Summary: GNWT Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) has commissioned this evaluation to: 1) determine if the current early childhood education delivery model and the Aurora College Early Childhood Development (ECD) Training programs are meeting the needs of students, parents, children, and communities in the NWT; and 2) learn about other models of training within the NWT and in other Canadian jurisd...


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