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A Focused Ethnography of Indigenous Women Accessing Healthcare Services in Northern and Rural ThailandDownload
There is far ranging evidence indicating that access to healthcare services is not equitable in Thailand, particularly among disadvantaged populations like Indigenous women. What has yet to be explored is Indigenous women’s access to, and experiences of, the Thai healthcare system. In particular,...
Prevalence, Characteristics, and Unmet Needs of Unbefriended Residents in Alberta Long-Term Care HomesDownload
Background: Older adults who lack decision-making capacity and a willing or able surrogate to act as their representative are defined as unbefriended. These unbefriended older adults often require a public guardian and reside in long-term care (LTC) homes. Unbefriended LTC residents are at risk...
Living with diabetes is challenging. Achieving optimal blood sugar balance involves major lifestyle choices and changes that can be difficult to sustain over time. When a woman with diabetes immigrates to a new country with very different social and cultural customs, religion, values, norms, and...
A Focused Ethnography of Nursing Faculty and Student Transition to the Culture of a Context–Based Learning CurriculumDownload
Twenty-first century nurses need to be flexible and adapt to the increasing changes in the health care system. Because nurses need to be dynamic in their practice, there is a recommendation to change the education of nursing students from a traditional, teacher-centered approach to an innovative,...
With an increased focus in health care on lifestyle modification to reduce risk factors for non-communicable disease, nursing students would benefit from knowledge and skill in supporting clients with health behavior change. Nursing students receive content for health education but have limited...
A History of the Evolution of Nursing Research in the Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta from 1980 to 1998Download
The purpose of this study was to trace the historical evolution of nursing research at the Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta between 1980 and 1998. The questions that guided this study were: What were the trends in nursing research, specifically what type of questions were studied and...
In this research, I focused on inquiring into midwivesâ experiences of caring for women in Ghana during labour. Using narrative inquiry, four midwives, currently working in private maternity homes, were invited to share their experiences. I was constantly guided by the three dimensional...
A Narrative Inquiry into the Experiences of Aboriginal People Living with HIV and Previous IncarcerationDownload
HIV and AIDS are diseases that are increasingly diagnosed in incarcerated and previously incarcerated Aboriginal persons with little academic inquiry having been done in this field. In this study, I engaged four previously incarcerated Aboriginal men and women in order to understand their...
In this paper based dissertation, experiences of people who are/were homeless in Japan were explored using narrative inquiry. Treating narratives as storied phenomena under study, narrative inquiry is considered both as a research methodology and as a way of understanding human experiences...
A Narrative Inquiry into the Experiences of Point-of-Care HIV Testing Alongside People who were Tested while in a Correctional Facility or at a BathhouseDownload
With a call to increase the accessibility of HIV testing in Canada, point-of-care testing for HIV is being readily adopted. The World Health Organization (WHO, 2012) outlines the importance of protecting the human rights of those being tested through ensuring: informed consent, confidentiality,...