The Health Equity Area of Excellence (AoE) provides leadership in the creation of a community of scholars within the Faculty of Nursing that foster discourse and inquiry to examine issues related to social determinants of health as conditions for social advantage/ disadvantage and systematic disparities in health.
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- 3Communication skills
- 3Crisis resource management
- 3Medical education
- 3Medical simulation
- 2Nursing research
- 1Brain Neoplasms--Surgery--In Infancy and Childhood
Background Nausea and vomiting is a problem for children after neurosurgery and those requiring posterior fossa procedures appear to have a high incidence. This clinical observation has not been quantified nor have risk factors unique to this group of children been elucidated. Methods A six year...
Health promotion is the process of enabling persons, families, neighbourhoods, communities, sectors, and societies to take action around the development and implementation of health determinants.The goal is to put health determinants in the control of individuals through programming that enhances...
Medical simulation: "see one, do one, teach one...just not on my mom": Part one: Why simulation should be a priority.Download
This manuscript is part-one of a three-part series on Medical Simulation. Part-one will address the “why” of Simulation, namely, why Medical Simulation offers novel opportunities to improve education, continuing-competency, and patient safety. Part-two will focus on the “how” of simulation,...
Midline location of tumour is a risk factor for postoperative vomiting in children requiring posterior fossa tumour resection.Download
Children requiring posterior fossa brain tumour surgery form a unique and significant neuro-oncology population. Postoperative vomiting (POV) is a problem for these children. Also, severe vomiting that is refractory to treatment has been seen clinically in these children, but it is not well...
This manuscript is part-three of a threepart series on Medical Simulation, Part-one addressed the \"why\" of Simulation, namely, why Medical Simulation offers novel opportunities to improve education, continuing-competency, and patient safety. Part-two focused on the \"how\" of simulation,...
This manuscript is part-two of a threepart series on Medical Simulation. Part-one addressed the “why” of Simulation, namely, why Medical Simulation offers novel opportunities to improve education, continuing-competency, and patient safety. Part-two focuses on the “how” of simulation, namely, how...
The protocol for the families first Edmonton trial (FFE): a randomized community-based trial to compare four service integration approaches for families with low-income.Download
Background Families with low incomes experience an array of health and social challenges that compromise their resilience and lead to negative family outcomes. Along with financial constraints, there are barriers associated with mental and physical health, poorer education and language. In...