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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 sub-Saharan African Immigrants Living with HIV in Alberta, CanadaDownload
Current epidemiological data show an increasing number of men and women from sub-Saharan African countries who are living with HIV in Alberta. New cases of HIV between 1999 and 2008 among both men and women in the heterosexual (endemic) risk category have increased. In 2008, one Alberta HIV...
Background: Nurses’ use of research findings is essential to the provision of quality patient care. As a result, a need to better understand how to implement research into nursing practice has emerged, triggering requirements for its measurement. Purpose: The purpose of this thesis was to...
Purpose: To describe nursing education research literature in terms of quality, content areas under investigation, geographic location of the research, research designs utilized, sample sizes, instruments used to collect data, and funding sources. Design and Methods: Quantitative and qualitative...
The delivery of safe care is an expectation and a central concern of individuals using the healthcare system, particularly for those who find themselves as patients in hospitals. Healthcare researchers' reports and discussions of harm while receiving hospital services speak to the global...
International clinical practica are a strategy to integrate a global dimension in nursing curricula and achieve culturally sensitive nursing practice. In this paper, a review of the history and development of international practica for nursing students is presented, and research evaluating the...
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...
Creating and Capitalizing on Opportunities to Reduce Poverty: The Process and Power of Integrated Knowledge TranslationDownload
This thesis describes the experiences of partners involved in integrated knowledge translation (iKT)—a poorly understood process wherein partners from diverse professional spheres (e.g. community, government, and academia) work together to ensure research generated is relevant for the context of...
IDG awarded 2017: Despite Canada's policies for encouraging immigration of the highly educated, and despite international students being described as 'designed to stay', we know little about how or when or whether international students decide to stay in Canada. We know little about challenges...
The patient teaching relationship is entwined within the dialogue between nurse and patient. Using interpretive phenomenology, consistent with the philosophy of Martin Heidegger, this research study explores the meaning of the relationships that develop for patients with nurses during their...