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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Correctional nursing: A study protocol to develop an educational intervention to optimize nursing practice in a unique context.Download
Background Nurses are the primary healthcare providers in correctional facilities. A solid knowledge and expertise that includes the use of research evidence in clinical decision making is needed to optimize nursing practice and promote positive health outcomes within these settings. The...
The nursing care model represent important possibilities to develop the knowledge of nursing. However, there is no proposition that allow to verify the legitimacy of the care models. So, the objective of this study was to evaluate the Nursing Care Model for Children Victimized of Violence. The...
Identification of nursing assessment models/tools validated in clinical practice for use with diverse ethnocultural groups: an integrative review of the literatureDownload
Background: High income nations are currently exhibiting increasing ethno-cultural diversity which may present challenges for nursing practice. We performed an integrative review of literature published in North America and Europe between 1990 and 2007, to map the state of knowledge and to...
The purpose of this study is to present an understanding of the experience of Brazilian homemakers with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2). A descriptive exploratory design was used and semi-structured interviews were conducted with 25 Brazilian homemakers concerning their experience. The interviews...