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A systematic review of the psychometric properties of self-report research utilization measures used in healthcareDownload
Background: In healthcare, a gap exists between what is known from research and what is practiced. Understanding this gap depends upon our ability to robustly measure research utilization. Objectives: The objectives of this systematic review were: to identify self-report measures of research...
Leddy, B., Myrick, F., Ceci, C., Profetto-McGrath, J., Fraser, K., Ross, C., Caine, V., Gauthier, S, Olson, K., Barnes, N., Sebulisky, J., Conroy, S., Henson, J. A., Wilson, D., Chambers, J., Holliday, L., McIlwraith, D., Austin, W., O'Brien, B., McKay, S., Olson, J., Jackman, D, Paul, P.
There continues to be considerable debate about how to prepare nursing students so that they are ready to practise. A recent study with RNs, managers and educators in Alberta showed that: · there is a strong perception that practice-readiness is an idealistic, largely impossible goal that has...
Background: Interventions that have a better than random chance of increasing nurses' use of research are important to the delivery of quality patient care. However, few reports exist of successful research utilization in nursing interventions. Systematic identification and evaluation of...
Living with grey: Role understandings between clinical nurse educators and advanced practice nurses.Download
Professionalization efforts in nursing have opened up new opportunities for nurses to develop the roles in which they work. One of these roles is advanced nursing practice. However, the development of the advanced roles, with their aims of making an advanced contribution in education,...
Nursing entrepreneurship: Motivators, strategies and possibilities for professional advancement and health system change.Download
In Canada, as well as internationally, efficiency-focused organizational restructuring in healthcare has resulted in stressful job change for nurses, although nurses continue to work in a system that values technology-based, physician-provided services. Employed nurses have had to participate in...
Nursing practices to detect acute delirium, safeguard patients experiencing acute delirium, and help reduce or eliminate acute deliriumDownload
Acute delirium is very common among hospital patients, particularly older patients. Nurses have a major role in the care of these patients, yet there are no evidence-based nursing care guidelines to help nurses detect patients who are experiencing acute delirium, safeguard them, and assist their...
Boschma, G., Stevens, B., Estabrooks, C.A., Humphrey, C.K., Lander, J., Donner, G., Scott, S., Williams, J., Profetto-McGrath, J., McGilton, K., Watt-Watson, J., Squires, J., O'Brien-Pallas, L., Golden-Biddle, K.
Background: Organizational context plays a central role in shaping the use of research by healthcare professionals. The largest group of professionals employed in healthcare organizations is nurses, putting them in a position to influence patient and system outcomes significantly. However,...
Study Protocol for the Translating Research in Elder Care (TREC): Building Context - an Organizational Monitoring Program in Long-Term Care Project (Project One)Download
Background: While there is a growing awareness of the importance of organizational context ( or the work environment/setting) to successful knowledge translation, and successful knowledge translation to better patient, provider ( staff), and system outcomes, little empirical evidence supports...