110 record(s) found in the location "Hay River Reserve" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Canadian Survey of Nurses' Assessment and Management of Pain in the Critically Ill
Principal Investigator: Rose, Louise
Licensed 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...

Influenza A H1N1 (Swine Flu) ICU Study
Principal Investigator: Kandola, Kami
Licensed Year(s): 2010
Summary: Primary objective: To describe the presenting patient characteristics, organ dysfunction, clinical outcomes and resource needs of influenza-H1N1-related critical illness and acute lung injury among children and adults in Canada. Our primary endpoint will be survival and the secondary endpoint will be critical care-free days, both at 90 days after onset of critical illness. Secondary main object...

Do tailored messages promote evidence-informed decision making in breast cancer prevention?
Principal Investigator: Dobbins, Maureen
Licensed Year(s): 2010
Summary: The objectives of this study are: 1) To evaluate a knowledge transfer and exchange (KTE) strategy to improve the provision of public health services for breast cancer prevention and early detection and 2) to determine if tailored messages (active knowledge transfer) are more effective than access to a website housing rigorous systematic reviews in breast cancer prevention and early detection (pass...

Examining DNA Fingerprinting as an Epidemiology Tool in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Case, Cheryl A
Licensed Year(s): 2010
Summary: The questions posed are: 1. Did genotyping identify unknown TB contacts or transmissions among cases studied? Examination of the genotype of each isolate of M. tuberculosis from reported cases in the NWT may identify epidemiological links among the studied cases not previously identified through conventional contact tracing. The study will quantitatively review epidemiological links established ...

NWT Local Government Administrator Leadership Capacity
Principal Investigator: Bassi Kellett, Sheila E
Licensed Year(s): 2009
Summary: This project will focus on the question: “What research strategies can the Government of the Northwest Territories undertake, in partnership with community governments and their representative organizations, that would most effectively support the enhancement of local government administrators’ leadership competencies and capacities within the Northwest Territories?” Key partners in this are the G...

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
Licensed 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...

Determining the attitudes of women and maternity care providers toward birth: conflict, confusion, and concordance
Principal Investigator: Klein, Michael C
Licensed Year(s): 2006
Summary: , which was submitted in August 2006. The application has been distributed for consultation, concerns have been addressed, and the application was approved by the community organizations and received ethics approval. The licence was not issued at the time. The study will only be conducted now in 2008. The objective of this study is to determine the attitudes and beliefs of urban and rural mater...

The Prevalence of Human Papillomavirus and Its Impact to Cervical Dysplasia in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Mao, Yang
Licensed Year(s): 2009 2008
Summary: The primary objective of this study is to determine the prevalence of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection and cervical dysplasia in women of the Northwest Territories using a DNA technology (HPV-DNA Test). The study will also aim to determine whether cervical cancer screening programs should include the use of the HPV-DNA test to increase effectiveness of cervical cancer screening. Th...

Negotiating Change: Community-based Mental Health and Addictions Practice in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Kronstal, Alana
Licensed Year(s): 2008
Summary: The purpose of this research is to document the experiences, perspectives and support needs of community mental health and addiction workers in the NWT. The researcher will gather data through interviews with GNWT mental health and addictions service providers in various communities. Paraprofessionals from all of the regional health authorities will be asked to volunteer to participate in the ...

Gacho Kué Project - De Beers
Principal Investigator: Maita, Maria MM
Licensed Year(s): 2007
Summary: The objective of this research program is to collect socio-economic information in relation to the potential impacts of the proposed Gahcho Kué Project. The information will be used to inform the eventual environmental and cumulative assessments of potential project impacts and of potential mitigation measures. Where applicable, the socio-economic information will be used to better understand ho...