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“You need to be double cultured to function here”: toward an anthropology of Inuit nursing in Greenland and NunavutDownload
Working towards an anthropology of nursing, I explore what it means to become and be an Inuit nurse, using as a lens the experiences and voices of Greenlandic and Canadian Inuit nurses and nursing students who are educated and practice in settings developed and governed by Southerners (Danes and...
Work engagement in nursing practice is critically important to consider in addressing key challenges of health systems, including the global nursing shortage, pressures to reduce health care spending, and increasing demands for quality care and positive outcomes for patients. There is a...
Chronic disease is the largest cause of death in the world. Yet little is known about how globalization forces affect the body and the experience of someone who is chronically ill. The need for specialized knowledge of subjective data is significant as it will assist us to improve our...
The social-psychological process involved in using human patient simulators as a teaching/learning modality in undergraduate nursing educationDownload
The use of the high-fidelity human patient simulator (HPS) based clinical scenario in undergraduate nursing education is a powerful learning tool well suited to modern students’ preference for immersive construction of knowledge through the provision of contextually rich reality-based practice...
Over the past three decades, the HIV epidemic has gained a stranglehold in sub-Saharan Africa, where 10% of the world’s population comprises more than 60% of all people living with the disease. Recent initiatives to boost prevention and treatment interventions are beginning to yield modest but...
The Effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Secondary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease: A Meta-AnalysisDownload
The effectiveness of secondary prevention (SP) for coronary heart disease (CHD) is well established. The poor integration of evidence into clinical practice remains problematic, in part due to the poor description of trials evaluating these programs. As a result, knowledge users remain unclear...
Social Inclusion/Exclusion: Parents and Grandparents Participating in Community Development in Rural AlbertaDownload
Social inclusion/exclusion (SI/SE) has been described as a social determinant of health and an urgent matter of social (in)justice. SI/SE involves dynamic relational processes and structures that enable or constrain participation in community life. Many low-income families report barriers to...
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 provides the opportunity for preceptors to offer practical experience to nursing students in the clinical setting. The current study was designed to explore and gain insight into preceptorship in Ghana from the perspectives of the key members involved in preceptorship. A focused...
Nursing in Sri Lanka: Situating a Study of Nurses' Intent to Leave or Stay in an Organization within the Contexts of Professional Issues and Nurse MigrationDownload
ABSTRACT Retention of nursing staff is a worldwide concern. Inadequate workforce planning, resource constrained undersupply of new nurses, underdeveloped recruitment, retention and return policies, poor incentive and career support structures and complex quality of work-life environments compete...