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SSHRC IG awarded 2013: My primary objective is to use a grounded theory approach to understand the causal dynamics underlying IT-mediated collaboration, as evidenced in wikis and using system logs (which capture every single online activity) as data. Inspired by the Human Genome Project, that...
Abstract Background: Family transitions such as the birth of children and retirement often necessitate a redefinition of the marriage relationship, as other roles are added or changed. Stroke is a common, and also a particularly difficult, transition for a married couple. In a third of marriages...
Unmasking the self as a fallible health professional: A grounded theory study on the psychosocial process of mitigating the negative effects of shame due to mistakesDownload
This grounded theory study investigated the effect of shame on health professionals who make mistakes. Interviews with nurses, physicians, pharmacists and residents generated rich data from which to formulate a theory on the psychosocial process of making a mistake. The stories and experiences...
Objective: The purpose of this study was twofold: 1) to explore the psychosocial process involved when senior baccalaureate students were being evaluated as unsafe by their preceptors; and 2) to understand how faculty play a role in that process. Method: A grounded theory method was employed....
The Shoemaker’s Son: A Substantive Theory of Social Media Use for Knowledge Sharing in Academic LibrariesDownload
In the last decade social media have become integrated in the knowledge sharing practices of libraries. While an entire genre of literature is devoted to the use of social media for promotion (i.e., ‘Library 2.0’), little research has been done on the use of social media for organizational...
Background: Making a mistake in clinical practice is a difficult experience for seasoned practitioners as well as nursing students. Although there has been some research in examining the phenomenon of errors/mistakes in experienced practitioners there is nothing that examines nursing students....
The purpose of this study is to describe the process of parenting a child with life-threatening heart disease. Despite advances in pediatric cardiac sciences, hypoplastic left heart syndrome remains difficult and controversial to treat. The Norwood surgical approach is a developing technology,...
Refining Nursing Practice: A Grounded Theory of How Nurses Learn to Nurse Well in the Current Health Care MilieuDownload
Continuing to provide high-quality care to patients in the present health care system is challenging. As with many contemporary organizations, health care is characterized by change. This grounded theory study examined nurses’ workplace learning, with a particular focus on the role of the...
Preceptorship placements in western rural Canadian settings: Perceptions of nursing students and preceptorsDownload
This article reports on one theme from a grounded theory study examining the experiences of fourth year nursing undergraduate students and their rural-based preceptors. The preceptors reported issues concerning orientation and communication with faculty, integration of students into care, severe...