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A History of the Evolution of Nursing Research in the Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta from 1980 to 1998Download
The purpose of this study was to trace the historical evolution of nursing research at the Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta between 1980 and 1998. The questions that guided this study were: What were the trends in nursing research, specifically what type of questions were studied and...
In this research, I focused on inquiring into midwivesâ experiences of caring for women in Ghana during labour. Using narrative inquiry, four midwives, currently working in private maternity homes, were invited to share their experiences. I was constantly guided by the three dimensional...
Birth decisions have a significant impact on the physical health of a woman and her child as well as to a woman’s mental and emotional health. Healthy low-risk women who birth with a physician in a hospital have statistically significantly higher odds of having interventions like augmentation and...
A Narrative Inquiry into the Experiences of Aboriginal People Living with HIV and Previous IncarcerationDownload
HIV and AIDS are diseases that are increasingly diagnosed in incarcerated and previously incarcerated Aboriginal persons with little academic inquiry having been done in this field. In this study, I engaged four previously incarcerated Aboriginal men and women in order to understand their...
A Narrative Inquiry into the Experiences of Accessing and Participating in Healthcare of Syrian Women who Arrived in Canada as RefugeesDownload
Gaps in healthcare exist for newcomers, with many experiencing poor quality healthcare compared to the general population. Immigrant and refugee women are particularly disadvantaged and often experience unmet health needs. Despite this, there is a lack of research inquiring into the experiences...
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 Point-of-Care HIV Testing Alongside People who were Tested while in a Correctional Facility or at a BathhouseDownload
With a call to increase the accessibility of HIV testing in Canada, point-of-care testing for HIV is being readily adopted. The World Health Organization (WHO, 2012) outlines the importance of protecting the human rights of those being tested through ensuring: informed consent, confidentiality,...
A Narrative Inquiry into the Experiences of Syrian Refugee Families with Children Living with DisabilitiesDownload
Children with disabilities are among the most at-risk groups for marginalization due to compounded disadvantages from the intersection of risk factors such as refugee status and disability status. Despite this high risk, there is no systematic data collected on this group and scant literature on...
A Narrative Inquiry into the Experiences of Transitions into and out of Alberta Correctional Facilities for People Living with HIVDownload
In this monograph-style thesis, experiences of transitions into and out of Alberta correctional facilities for people living with HIV were explored using narrative inquiry. The inquiry is informed by my experiences of working as a registered nurse within an Alberta correctional facility: the...
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...