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"You have to rely on everyone and they on you": Interdependence and the team-based rural nursing preceptorshipDownload
Purpose: A photovoice study was conducted to construct a narrative of teaching and learning to nurse in rural settings as seen through the eyes of nursing students and their preceptors. This article explores the rural context of team-based preceptorship; that is, how interdependence characterizes...
An Exploration of the Physical Activity Experiences of Northern Aboriginal Youth: A Community-Based Participatory Research ProjectDownload
The purpose of this community-based participatory research was to explore the physical activity experiences of Northern Aboriginal youth. Drawing upon interpretive phenomenological analysis (IPA; Smith, Flowers, & Larkin, 2009) as a method of inquiry, 14 Aboriginal youth between the ages of 13-19...
In nursing education, preceptorship practica typically occur at the end of the undergraduate nursing program and are intended to consolidate learning as the student prepares to enter practice. Nursing students are evaluated throughout the preceptorship in part related to their ability to manage...
The Aboriginal/Indigenous Youth Mentorship Program (A/IYMP) is an after-school, peer-led, culturally framed intervention grounded in the teachings of Indigenous scholars Dr. Martin Brokenleg (Circle of Courage) and Dr. Verna Kirkness (Four R’s Model). A/IYMP is a strengths-based intervention that...
How Do Health Behaviours Acquired at School Translate into the Home? The Exploration of a Photovoice Project Among Students in APPLE SchoolsDownload
The prevalence of sedentary behaviours, physical inactivity, and poor diets is a major public health concern in Canada and worldwide. School and home environments play a significant role in influencing such behaviours, and are ideal settings for health promotion interventions. Educational...
How perceptions of community environment influence health behaviours: using the Analysis Grid for Environments Linked to Obesity Framework as a mechanism for explorationDownload
Introduction: Overweight and obesity are influenced by a complex interplay of individual and environmental factors that affect physical activity and healthy eating. Nevertheless, little has been reported on people's perceptions of those factors. Addressing this critical gap and community partner...
Optimizing Health Literacy and Community Engagement in Relation to Active Living with Edmonton’s Newcomer Young People and their FamiliesDownload
Canada is a multicultural country where immigration plays an important role in population growth and the country’s economy. Despite this, some newcomers such as those who hold refugee status, experience greater ill-health than the general population. Moreover, many immigrants and refugees (both...
People's perceptions of local food environments influence their abilities to eat healthily. PhotoVoice participants from four communities in Alberta, Canada took pictures of barriers and opportunities for healthy eating and shared their stories in one-on-one semi-structured interviews. Using a...
Peoples’ perceptions of healthy eating are influenced by the cultural context in which they occur. Despite this general acceptance by health practitioners and social scientists, studies suggest that there remains a relative homogeneity around peoples’ perceptions that informs a hegemonic...