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Publications, Presentations and Grants


Shirley Solberg, Professor

Awards

  • Award in Visual Media/Instructional category, Post-secondary classification from the Association for Media and Technology in Education in Canada (AMTEC) Award of Excellence, for 19-minute video Reaching Out: A Nursing Approach to Community Empowerment in Indonesia. Indonesia Project Team (K. Mathews, M. Porter, S. Solberg, S. LeFort, K. Webber, D. Moralejo – Memorial University and Y. Hamid, D. Irawaty, & J. Sahar, University of Indonesia). Produced and directed by John W. Doyle, May 2007.
    • Craigdarroch Award for Societal Contribution from the University of Victoria for the Major Collaborative Research Project "Coasts Under Stress." Awarded to researchers from Memorial University, NL and University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, April 2007.
    • The Leadership Award for Women's Health in Atlantic Canada from the Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health, March 2003.
    • The Award for Excellence in Nursing Research from the Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador, May 2003.

Funded Research/Projects

  • Grant from Office of Research. Memorial University of Newfoundland for a CIHR Café Scientifique on "Chronic Pain: Tell us what you need?" to S. LeFort and S.M. Solberg $20,000, April 2010.
  • Team grant funded through CIHR program Community Alliances for Health Research and Knowledge Exchange on Pain (Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis and Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction Institutes) special competition to PI, Dr. J. Henry, McMaster University. Co-PIs within grant S. LeFort and S.M. Solberg (MUN) and T. Hadjistavropoulos (University of Regina) for Research Theme 1 “From the Ground Up: Alliances to Address Chronic Pain in the Community”, $500,000/yr X 5 years, February 2008 to present.
  • Team grant from CIHR. Co-PIs, D. Meagher-Stewart, S.M. Solberg, and G. Warner (Dalhousie University) and R. Goodyear (Central Health, NL), J. MacDonald, (UPEI), C. McPherson, (St. F.X U) V. Nicholson, (Capital Health, NS)., P. Seaman, (UNB) F. Skaarup, B. White, (Central Health, NL) E. Wright, (Public Health Agency of Canada)., & L. Young, (Capital Health, NS) for Consensus Building Workshop: Evidence-Informed Decision Making by Public Health in Nova Scotia: The Role of Communities of Practice." $20,000, November 2008-March 2010.
  • Team grant from Central Health Authority Gander, NL/Department of Health and Community Services, NL ($20,000) and Public Health Agency of Canada ($10,000). Co-PIs D. Meagher-Stewart, S.M. Solberg, and G. Warner (Dalhousie University) and R. Goodyear (Central Health, NL), J. MacDonald, (UPEI), C. McPherson, (St. F.X U) V. Nicholson, (Capital Health, NS)., P. Seaman, (UNB) F. Skaarup, B. White, (Central Health, NL) E. Wright, (Public Health Agency of Canada)., & L. Young, (Capital Health, NS) for Consensus Building Workshop: Evidence-Informed Decision Making by Public Health: The Role of Communities of Practice." $30,000, March 2008-March 2010.
  • Team grant from CIHR ProgramOperating grant: Knowledge to action (Local Research-User Interaction) competition. Co--applicants B. Neis, S.M. Solberg et al. (SafetyNet) Seafood Processing and Occupational Health: Moving from Knowledge to Action. Phase 2. $50,000/year x 2 years, January 2007-March 2009.
  • Team grant funded through the Centres for Research Development Program, CIHR "Atlantic Network for Prevention Research" to Develop Research Infrastructure in Atlantic Canada (Public Health and Knowledge Translation). Lead on Project is D. Meagher-Stewart at Dalhousie University with S.M. Solberg, Memorial University et al. From project Centre for Research Development: Building capacity in public health nursing. $65,000/year x 5 years, September 2005-March 2011.
  • Team grant funded by Health Canada, Atlantic Region. Co-PIs V. Curran S. Solberg, and S. Le Fort "Integrated Nursing Access Program Evaluation." $75,000 /year x 3 years, September 2005-2008.
  • Team grant funded through a strategic initiative "Research Program Development Competition" of the Canadian Institutes for Health Research through three Institutes: Institute of Gender and Health, Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health, and Institute of Population and Public Health. PI Dr. Barbara Clowe (Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health, Halifax, Nova Scotia) and co-investigators S.M. Solberg, Memorial University, lead researcher for NL case study, J. MacDonald, UPEI et al. on the Social Inclusion and Lone Mothers project "Rethinking Health Inequities: Social and Economic Inclusion (SEI) and the Case of Lone Mothers". $99,727, September 2004-March 2007.
  • Team grant funded by Health Canada. PI, S. Manske, Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo Ontario. Lead co-investigators for NL A. Gaudine and S.M. Solberg for Newfoundland and Labrador participation with Health Canada's study "Implementing the 2006-07 Youth Smoking Survey". This was a multi-site study with investigators from nine provinces. ~$75,000 for Newfoundland and Labrador part of study, September 2006-2007.
  • Team grant funded by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research. P.I. Dr. Chris Lovato, University of British Columbia. Co-Provincial. NL lead investigators, A. Gaudine and S.M. Solberg for research "Project Impact: Youth and Tobacco"- the Impact of Tobacco Control Programs, Policies and Community Environments on Adolescent Tobacco Use. September 2006-June 2007.
  • Team grant funded by Population Health Fund of Canada. Co-investigators with B. Neis, S. Bornstein, S.M. Solberg et al. for project "Health, Safety and Employment for Shellfish Processing Workers: Community-Based Approach to Policy Innovation." $76,000 year/3 years, January 2005-2007.
  • J. Molgaard (Engineering, Memorial University), S.M. Solberg (Nursing, Memorial University) and Dr. N. Vezina (Département de kinanthropologie, CINBIOSE/UQAM) Co-PIs for Project "Cumulative Trauma Disorders in Snow Crab Processing Workers", with co-principal investigators This was part of a larger project and beginning of "SafetyNet : A community research alliance on health and safety in marine and coastal environments" $297,513, April 2000-2007.

International Development Projects

  • K. Matthews (Lead), M. Porter (Sociology, MUN), D. Moralejo, S. Lefort, S.M. Solberg, and K. Webber (Nursing, MUNSON) and Drs. Y. Hamid, D. Irawaty, and J. Sahar (Faculty of Nursing, University of Indonesia) co-directors for Nursing, Women’s Health and Community Outreach in Indonesia. UPCD Tier 2 Project 098/S47074-217 (Memorial/Indonesia) - $750,000, January 1998-January 2005.

Publications

  • Manuel, A., Solberg, S., & MacDonald, S. (2010). Organ donation experiences of family members. Nephrology Nursing Journal, 37, 229-236.
  • Cashin, G. H., Small, S. P., & Solberg, S.M. (2008). The lived experience of fathers who have children with asthma: A phenomenological study. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 23, 372-385.
  • Parsons-Suhl, K., Johnson, M.E., McCann, J.J., & Solberg, S.M. (2008). Losing one’s memory in early Alzheimer's disease. Qualitative Health Research, 18, 31-42.
  • Curran, V.E., Solberg, S.M., & LeFort, S.M. (2008). A Responsive evaluation of an Aboriginal Nursing Education Access Program. Nurse Educator, 33, 13-17.
  • Solberg, S.M. & Way, C. (2007). Guest Editorial and Discourse “The importance of Geography and Health in Nursing Research”. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 39, 13-18.
  • Solberg, S.M. (2007). Commentary on "The LiftTrainer TM programme was not more effective than a video for reducing back injury in jobs with repetitive lifting". Evidence-Based Nursing, 10, 74.
  • Solberg, S.M. (2006). Happenings: Researching the social determinants of women’s health. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 38, 169-174.
  • Solberg, S.M. (2006). Commentary on "Review: Some barrier creams and moistures are effective for occupational dermatitis; steroids are effective for allergic contact dermatitis". Evidence-Based Nursing, 9, 747.
  • Morse, J.M., Bottorff, J., Anderson, G., O’Brien, B., & Solberg, S.M. (2006). Beyond empathy: Expanding expressions of caring. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 53, 75-90 (30th Anniversary Issue).

Edited Books and Chapters in Books (Since 2006):

  • Parrish, C.C., Turner, N., & Solberg, S.M. (2006/2008). Resetting the kitchen table: Food security, culture, health and resilience in coastal communities. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
  • Parish, C. C., Turner, N.T., Ommer, R.E., & Solberg, S.M. (2008). Chapter 13. Conclusion: What Food Security in Coastal Communities in Coastal Communities Really Means. In C. C. Parrish, N. Turner, and S. M. Solberg, (2008). Resetting the kitchen table: Food security, culture, health and resilience in coastal communities. (pp. 191-198). New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
  • Solberg, S.M., Canning, P. M., & Beuhler, S. (2006/2008) Chapter 11. Changing Patterns of Household Food Consumption in Rural Communities of Atlantic Canada. In C. C. Parrish, N. Turner, and S. M. Solberg, (2008). Resetting the kitchen table: Food security, culture, health and resilience in coastal communities. (pp. 161-175). New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
  • Turner, N., Parish, C. & Solberg, S.M. (2006/2008). Chapter 1. Introduction—Food Security in Coastal Communities in the Context of Restructuring: Coasts Under Stress. In C. C. Parrish, N. Turner, and S. M. Solberg, (2008). Resetting the kitchen table: Food security, culture, health and resilience in coastal communities, (pp. 1-12). New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
  • Ommer, R.E with the Coasts Under Stress Research Project Team (Solberg, S.M.) (2007). See Chapter 8 The statistical face of restructuring and human health in Coasts Under Stress: Restructuring and social-ecological health, (pp. 210-240). Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s Press.
  • Ommer, R.E with Holcapek, C. L. Hood, R. J. and the Coasts Under Stress Research Project Team (Solberg, S.M.). (2006). Voices on the edge. University of Victoria and Memorial University of Newfoundland.
  • Ommer, R. E. from CUS teamwork (Solberg, S.M.). (2006). Coasts under Stress Policy Reflections. St. John’s, NL: ISER Books.
  • Solberg, S.M. & Irawaty, D. (June 2006). Research as an instrument for improving community health. Peer reviewed paper in Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada colloquium proceedings Highlighting the Impacts of North-South Research Collaboration among Canadian and Southern Higher Education Partners, pp. 75-84. Ottawa, ON: Author.
  • Lyons, R., et al. (Solberg, S.M.) (2006). The Atlantic Provinces: A have or have not region for health promotion? In Michel O’Neill, Sophie Dupéré, Ann Pederson, and Irving Rootman (Eds.) Health promotion in Canada and Quebec: A critical perspective, (pp. 261-273). Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press Inc.
  • Lyons, R., et al. (Solberg, S. M.) (2006). Les provinces atlantiques: une région favorable ou non à la promotion de la santé? In Michel O’Neill, Sophie Dupéré, Ann Pederson, et Irving Rootman (Eds.) Promotion de la santé au Canada et au Quebec, perspectives critiques, (pp. 261-273). Quebec: Les Presses de l’Université Laval.

Published reports

 

  • Consensus Building Project Team (S. M. Solberg Co-PI). (2008). Consensus Building Workshop on Evidence-Informed Decision Making and Communities of Practice. Final Report to Public Health Services, Capital Health, Nova Scotia.
  • Consensus Building Project Team (S. M. Solberg, Co-PI). (2008). Consensus Building Workshop: Promoting Evidence-Informed Decision Making by Public Health Nurses in Central Health, Newfoundland and Labrador: The Role of Communities of Practice. Final Report to Central Health, NL and Public Health Agency of Canada and Atlantic Networks for Prevention Research.

Conference presentations (Abstract accepted and published in conference proceedings)

  • Solberg, S.M. & LeFort, S.M. "Beginning the dialogue: mapping assets to address chronic pain in the community." Paper presented at "Understanding and Caring for the Human Being: 1st Global Congress for Qualitative Health Research, Ewha Women's University, Seoul, Korea, June 23-25, 2011.
  • Solberg, S.M., Lefort, S.M., Smith-Young, J., & Gordon, S. A knowledge transfer project for families with an adult member suffering from chronic pain. Poster presented at ARNNL 57th Annual General Meeting and Conference Nursing: Knowledge in action. Showcasing evidence-informed decision-making in NL, Holiday Inn, St. John's, NL, June 9-10, 2011.
  • Whitehorne, K., Gaudine, A., Meadus, R., & Solberg, S.M. The Lived Experience of ICU for Patients Who Have Experienced Delirium: A Phenomenological Study. Paper presented at ARNNL 57th Annual General Meeting and Conference Nursing: Knowledge in action. Showcasing evidence-informed decision-making in NL, Holiday Inn, St. John's, NL, June 9-10, 2011.
  • Smith-Young, J., Solberg, S.M., & Gaudine, A. Constant negotiating: Working with Chronic Pain from work-related musculoskeletal disorders. Poster presented at Memorial University of Newfoundland, School of Nursing, Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Nursing, Nursing Research Day October 2, 2010, St. John's, NL.
  • LeFort, S.M., Solberg, S.M., Smith-Young, J., & Gordon, S. A knowledge transfer project for families with an adult member suffering from chronic pain. Poster presented at Memorial University of Newfoundland, School of Nursing, Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Nursing, Nursing Research Day October 2, 2010, St. John's, NL.
  • Smith-Young, J., Solberg, S.M., & Gaudine, A. Constant negotiating: Working with Chronic Pain from work-related musculoskeletal disorders. Poster presented at the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) 13th World Congress on Pain, August 29-September 2, 2010, Montreal, Canada.
  • LeFort, S.M., Solberg, S.M., Smith-Young, J., & Gordon, S. A knowledge transfer project for families with an adult member suffering from chronic pain. Poster presented at the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) 13th World Congress on Pain, August 29-September 2, 2010, Montreal, Canada.
  • Fraser, H. & Solberg, S. M. “Development of a faculty-student mentor program for the aboriginal nursing student”. Paper presented at the Atlantic Region Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing “Innovations and Strategies in Nursing Education”, Centre for Nursing Studies, St. John’s, NL, May 19-21, 2010.
  • LeFort, S., Solberg, S.M., Smith-Young, Snow, N., & Gordon, S. Families and chronic pain: A pilot meta-study of qualitative research. Poster presented at the Canadian Pain Society Annual Conference, Calgary, Alberta, May 12-15, 2010.
  • Solberg, S.M. “Patterns of pain in work-related musculoskeletal disorders in crab processing: Implications for primary health care”.Paper presented at The Primary Healthcare Partnership Forum Building research capacityin Atlantic Canada, November 27-28, 2009, St. John’s, NL.
  • Solberg, S.M. & Stratton, C. “Food insecurity among low-income mothers: Challenges and strategies”. Paper presented at Diversity in Nursing Research,Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Nursing, Centre for Nursing Studies, and Western Regional School of Nursing, Nursing Research Day October 2, 2008, St. John's, NL, Canada.
  • Glynn, E., Solberg, S.M., Parsons, K. “Women living with psoriasis: A phenomenological study”. Poster presented at Diversity in Nursing Research,Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Nursing, Centre for Nursing Studies, and Western Regional School of Nursing, Nursing Research Day October 2, 2008, St. John's, NL.
  • Solberg, S. M.Lone mothers and community development skills for nurses”. Paper presented at “Creating our future: Inspiring a New Generation.” ARCASN Conference, Cape Breton University, June 11-13, 2008, Sydney NS, Canada.
  • Solberg, S.M. “Out in the “real” world: Participatory research in the workplace.” Paper presented at the International Interdisciplinary Conference “Advances in Qualitative Methodology” Banff Park Lodge, Banff, Alberta, October 8-11, 2008.
  • Solberg, S.M. & Stratton, C. “We ought to be right happy”: Lone mothers in Atlantic Canada”. Paper presented at the 14th Qualitative Health Research Conference, The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, October 3-6, 2008.
  • White, B., Meagher-Stewart, D. Goodyear, R., Solberg, S. M. & Warner, G., MacDonald, J., McPherson, C., Nicholson, V., Seaman, P., Skaarup, F., Wright, E., & Young, L. “Promoting evidence-informed decision making by public health nurses: The role of communities of practice”. Paper presented at 2nd National Community Health Nurses Conference: Shaping the Future: Practice, Power, Politics,Toronto, ON.May 30, 2008.
  • Solberg, S.M., Molgaard, J.M., & Vezina, N. Use of an interdisciplinary participatory research approach to decrease work-related musculoskeletal disorders among butchers and packers working in crab processing. Poster presented at PREMUS 2007: Sixth International Scientific Conference on Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders, The Conference Center at Harvard Medical, Boston, MA, August 27-30, 2007.
  • Gaudine, A. & Solberg, S.M. Adolescent smoking, school absenteeism, and perceptions of School performance, school affinity, and life satisfaction”.Poster presented at Looking Back/Moving Forward – Nursing research in Practice: Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Memorial University of Newfoundland, School of Nursing, Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Nursing, Nursing Research Day September 30, 2006, St. John's, NL.
  • Smith-Young, J., Solberg, S.M., & Gaudine, A. “Constant negotiating”: Working with work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs). Poster presented at Looking Back/Moving Forward – Nursing research in Practice: Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Memorial University of Newfoundland, School of Nursing, Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Nursing, Nursing Research Day September 30, 2006, St. John's, NL.
  • Smith-Young, J., Solberg, S.M., & Gaudine, A. “Constant negotiating: Working with a work-related musculoskeletal disorder. Poster presented at CARWH/SafetyNet Conference, Research on workplace health and safety: From the core to the margins, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL, June 7-10, 2006.
  • Vezina, N., Molgaard, J., Solberg, S.M., Major, M-E., & Cardinal, V. “The challenge of ergonomic intervention in the context of seasonal work”. Paper presented at CARWH/SafetyNet Conference, Research on workplace health and safety: From the core to the margins”, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL, June 7-10, 2006.
  • Solberg, S.M. “WMSDs and workplace factors affecting workers in a fish and crab processing plant”. Paper presented at CARWH/SafetyNet Conference, Research on workplace health and safety: From the core to the margins, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL, June 7-10, 2006.
  • Frizzell, L., Canning, P., Courage, M., Seifert, T., & Solberg, S.M. “Family eating habits in a time of high and increasing rates of overweight and obesity in a preschool-aged Canadian provincial population”. Paper presented at The Second Scandinavian Pediatric Obesity Conference, Malmo, Sweden March 8-10, 2006
  • Manual, A.D., Solberg, S.M., & MacDonald, S. “Creating a sense of peace: A phenomenological study of a family member consenting to donate a deceased relative’s organ”. Paper presented at Understanding Differing Perspectives in Health and Health Care – the 12th International Qualitative Health research Conference,Westin Hotel, Edmonton, Alberta, April 2-5, 2006.

Knowledge Translation/Community Awareness

  • S.M. Solberg, (November 7, 2010). Chronic pain affects Canadian family members of all ages." Presentation during National Pain Awareness Week theme Age is Just a number. Sponsored by the Newfoundland and Labrador Chronic Pain Association. Capital Hotel, St. John's, NL for members of the Chronic Pain Association and general public.
  • S. LeFort & S. Solberg (April 25, 2010). Café Scientifique Chronic Pain: Tell us what you need” interactive session using community asset mapping with individuals with chronic pain and any family members, employers or health professionals dealing with chronic pain. Program supported by the Office of the Vice-President Research (Memorial University) and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.
  • S.M. Solberg, J. Molgaard. et al. with P. Kean (July 14-15, 2006).Presentationand discussion onwork-related musculoskeletal disorders among crab-processing workers at “Looking for solutions: A workshop on the work-related health challenges in shellfish processing communities” at a meeting Battle Harbour, Labrador with plant workers, managers, community leaders, health care professionals, government and union representatives in Southern Labrador.
  • S.M. Solberg, J. Molgaard, et al.(April 10, 2006). Presentationand discussion onWork-related musculoskeletal disorders among crab-processing workers at “Looking for solutions: A workshop on the work-related health challenges in shellfish processing communities” at a meeting Tors Cove, NL with plant workers, managers, community leaders, health care professionals, and government and union representatives in the area.
  • S.M. Solberg, J. Molgaard, et al.(March 13, 2006). Presentationand discussion onWork-related musculoskeletal disorders among crab-processing workers at “Looking for solutions: A workshop on the work-related health challenges in shellfish processing communities” at a meeting in Carbonear, NL with plant workers, managers, community leaders, and government and union representatives in the area.

 


Alice Gaudine, Dean Pro Tempore

Adjunct appointment with the Faculty of Nursing, Dalhousie University.

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

  • Gaudine, A., Beaton, M., Dawe, D., & Saks, A. In Press. Effects of Absenteeism Feedback and Goal-Setting Interventions on Nurses' Fairness Perceptions, Discomfort Feelings and Absenteeism. Journal of Nursing Management.
  • Gaudine, A., & Thorne, L. In Press. Nurses' Ethical Conflict with Hospitals: A Longitudinal Study of Outcomes. Nursing Ethics.
  • Gaudine, A., LeFort, S., Lamb, M., & Thorne, L. (2011). Ethical conflicts with hospitals: The perspective of nurses and physicians. Nursing Ethics, 18(6) 756–766.
  • Gaudine, A., Lamb, M., LeFort, S., & Thorne, L. (2011). Barriers and facilitators to consulting hospital clinical ethics committees. Nursing Ethics, 18(6) 767–780.
  • Gaudine, A., & Moralejo, D. (2011). What can faculty members and programs do to improve students' learning? ISRN Nursing, Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 649431, 6 pages
    doi:10.5402/2011/649431.
  • Gaudine, A., Lamb, M., LeFort, S., & Thorne, L. (2011). The functioning of hospital ethics committees: A multiple-case study of four Canadian committees. HEC Forum, 23(3), 225-238.
  • Aylward, M., Gaudine, A., & Bennett, L. (2011). Nurse recruitment and retention in rural Newfoundland and Labrador communities: The experiences of healthcare managers. Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Health Care, 11(1), 54-69.
  • Gaudine, A., LeFort, S., Lamb, M., & Thorne, L. (2011). Clinical ethical conflicts of nurses and physicians. Nursing Ethics, 18(1), 9-19.
  • Gaudine, A., & Gregory, C. (2010). The Accuracy of Nurses' Estimates of their Absenteeism. Journal of Nursing Management, 18(5), 599-605.
  • Gaudine, A., & Thorne, L. (2010). The association between ethical conflict and adverse outcomes. Journal of Business Ethics, 92(2), 269-277.
  • Gaudine, A., Thorne, L., LeFort, S., & Lamb, M. (2010). Evolution of hospital clinical ethics committees in Canada. Journal of Medical Ethics, 36(3), 132-137
  • Gaudine, A., Gien, L., Thuan, T., & Dung, D. (2010). Perspectives of the stigma of HIV from one community in Vietnam: A qualitative descriptive study. International Journal of Nursing Studies. 47(1), 38-48.
  • Gaudine, A., Gien, L., Thuan, T., & Dung, D. (2009). Developing culturally sensitive interventions for Vietnamese health issues: An action research approach. Nursing and Health Sciences, 11(2), 150 – 153.
  • Gaudine, A., Gien, L., Thuan, T., & Dung, D. (2007). An Action Research Approach to Developing Culturally Relevant Interventions: The Stigma of HIV in a Vietnamese Community. CJNR, 39(3), 195-197.
  • Ludlow, V., Gaudine, A., & Jacobs, M. (2007). The design of a hemodialysis nursing orientation program. CANNT Journal, 17(2), 44-47.
CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

 

  • Duff, D., Gaudine, A., Kelly, I., & Moralejo, L., Young, E., Yousif, A., Karib, A, Hassan, A., Bouafif, M., Bob-Ume, M., Caleja, S, Ahmed, T., & Hussein, Y. Neuroscience nursing in Qatar: Exploratory study of practice and educational needs. Canadian Association of Neuroscience Nurses, June 2011.
  • Gaudine, A., LeFort, S., Lamb, M., & Thorne, L. Respect for the providers and receivers of care: Canadian nurses' and physicians' ethical conflicts with hospitals. ICN Conference, Malta, May 2011.
  • Gaudine, A., Lamb, M., LeFort, S., & Thorne, L. Barriers and facilitators to consulting hospital clinical ethics committees: The experiences of Canadian nurses and physicians. ICN Conference, Malta, May 2011.
  • Duff, D., Gaudine, A., Kelly, I., & Moralejo, L., Young, E., Yousif, A., Karib, A, Hassan, A., Bouafif, M., Bob-Ume, M., Caleja, S, Ahmed, T., & Hussein, Y. Neuroscience nursing in Qatar: Exploratory study of practice and educational needs. European Association of Neuroscience Nurses Conference, Blankenberge, Belgium, May 2011.
  • Duff, D., Gaudine, A., Kelly, I., & Moralejo, L., Young, E., Yousif, A., Karib, A, Hassan, A., Bouafif, M., Bob-Ume, M., Caleja, S, Ahmed, T., & Hussein, Y. Neuroscience nursing in Qatar: Exploratory study of practice and educational needs. Neuroscience Conference, Doha, Qatar, April 2011.
  • Gaudine, A., & Moralejo, D. Online learning: What do students say will help them learn? 3rd International Nurse Education Conference, Sydney, Australia, April 2010.
  • Gaudine, A., & Thorne, L. The association between ethical conflict and adverse outcomes. American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 2009.
  • Gaudine, A., Lamb, M., LeFort, S., & Thorne, L. The ethical conflicts of nurses and physicians working in hospitals. American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 2009.
  • Gaudine, A., & Thorne, L. A longitudinal examination of nurses' ethical conflict as a predictor of adverse organizational outcomes. Nursing Research Day 2008, St. John's, September 2008. 4
  • LeFort, S., Gaudine, A., Lamb, M., & Thorne, L. Ethical issues for nurses and physicians in hospital: Similarities and differences from a study of four sites. Nursing Research Day 2008, St. John's, September 2008. 4
  • Gaudine, A., Lamb, M., LeFort, S., & Thorne, L. The functioning of hospital ethics committees for clinical practice: A multiple-case study of four Canadian committees. 6th International Communication, Medicine & Ethics Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, July 2008. 2, 4
  • Gregory, C., & Gaudine, A. The relationship between nurses' absenteeism as measured by self-reports and organizational records. Canadian Nurses Association Biennial Convention, Ottawa, June 2008. (Poster presentation)
    Dawe, D., Gaudine, A., & Laryea, M. The volunteering experience of women who have had breast cancer. Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology Annual Conference, Halifax, May 2008. 3, 4
  • Gaudine, A., Gien, L., Thuan, T., & Dung, D. The stigma of HIV and suggestions to reduce this stigma in one community in Vietnam. International Workshop on HIV-AIDS and Latin American Congress of Nursing in STI/AIDS and Other Transferable Diseases, Varadero, Cuba, May 2008. 2. 4
  • Gaudine, A., Gien, L., Thuan, T., & Dung, D. The impact of HIV/AIDS diagnosis on the affected individuals and policy implications in Vietnam. International Workshop on HIV-AIDS and Latin American Congress of Nursing in STI/AIDS and Other Transferable Diseases. Varadero, Cuba, May 2008. 2,4
  • Gaudine, A., Gien, L., Thuan, T., & Dung, D. The responses of family and community members to persons with HIV in Vietnam. International Nursing Conference, Seoul, Korea, November 2007. 2, 4
  • Gien, L., Gaudine, A., & Blakeley, J. Developing strategies with Vietnamese ethnic rural communities to improve health. International Nursing Conference, Seoul, Korea, November 2007. (Paper presented by L. Gien and A. Gaudine) 2, 4
  • Hemeon, K., Gien, L., & Gaudine, A. Alcohol consumption during and after TAGS in a Newfoundland and Labrador coastal community. 2007 Conference of the Atlantic Networks for Prevention Research, St. John's, NL, July 2007. (Poster presentation)
  • Warren, E., Gaudine, A., & LeFort, S. The Functioning of a Clinical Ethics Committee in an Acute Care Hospital. 2007 Joint Ethics Conference, Toronto, ON, May 30 – June 3, 2007. (Poster presentation)
  • Gaudine, A., & Thorne, L. The Association of Nurses' Ethical Conflict with Hospitals and Individual and Organizational Outcomes. EHMA Annual Conference Managing Values in Health Care, Lyon, France, June 2007.
  • Gaudine, A., & Thorne, L. The association of professionals' perceptions of ethical conflict with individual and organizational outcomes. Business Ethics Conference. Conference proceedings, Niagara Falls, NY, October 2006. (Paper presented by L. Thorne)
  • Gaudine, A., & Solberg, S. Adolescent smoking, school absenteeism, and perceptions of school performance, school affinity, and life satisfaction. Nursing Research Day, Memorial University School of Nursing, St. John's, NL, September 2006. (Poster presentation)
  • Gaudine, A., Moralejo, D., & Hemeon, K. MN student perceptions of on-line courses. ARCASN Conference, Moncton, NB, May 2006.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS WITH GRADUATE STUDENTS

  • Whitehorne, K., Gaudine, A., Meadus, R., & Solberg, S. The lived experience of ICU for patients who have experienced delirium: A phenomenological study. Canadian Federation of Mental Health Nurses Conference, Toronto, October 2011. (Poster presentation)
  • Whitehorne, K., Gaudine, A., Meadus, R., & Solberg, S. The lived experience of ICU for patients who have experienced delirium: A phenomenological study. ARNNL Conference, St. John's, NL, June 2011.
  • Whitehorne, K., Gaudine, A., Meadus, R., & Solberg, S. The lived experience of ICU for patients who have experienced delirium: A phenomenological study. Eastern Health Research Symposium, St. John's, NL, May 2011.
  • Smith-Young, J., Solberg, S.M., & Gaudine, A. Constant negotiating: Working with Chronic Pain from work-related musculoskeletal disorders. Poster presented at the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) 13th World Congress on Pain, Montreal, August 29-September 2, 2010. (Poster presentation)
  • Burnable, A., Gaudine, A., Bennett, L., & Meadus, R. Having a sibling with schizophrenia: A phenomenological study. Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador Annual Meeting, Corner Brook, June 2009. (Poster presentation)
  • Gregory, C., & Gaudine, A. The relationship between nurses' absenteeism as measured by self-reports and organizational records. Canadian Nurses Association Biennial Convention, Ottawa, June 2008. (Poster presentation)
  • Hereon, K., Given, L., & Gaudine, A. Alcohol consumption during and after TAGS in a Newfoundland and Labrador coastal community. 2007 Conference of the Atlantic Networks for Prevention Research, St. John's, NL, July 2007. (Poster presentation)
  • Warren, E., Gaudine, A., & LeFort, S. The Functioning of a Clinical Ethics Committee in an Acute Care Hospital. 2007 Joint Ethics Conference, Toronto, ON, May 30 – June 3, 2007. (Poster presentation)
  • Matched, S., Twomey, J.C., Gaudine, A. A survey to assess the skills and learning needs of Licensed Practical Nurses in Newfoundland and Labrador. Nursing Research Day, Memorial University School of Nursing, St. John's, NL, September 2006. (Poster presentation)
  • Smith-Young, J., Solberg, S., & Gaudine, A. Constant negotiation: Working with a work-related musculoskeletal disorder. Nursing Research Day, Memorial University School of Nursing, St. John's, NL, September 2006. (Poster presentation)
  • Smith-Young, J., Solberg, S., & Gaudine, A. Constant negotiation: Working with a work-related musculoskeletal disorder. Safety Net/Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health International Conference, St. John's, NL, June 2006. (Poster presentation)
  • Matched, S., Gaudine, A., & Twomey, C. A survey to assess the skills and learning needs of Licensed Practical Nurses in Newfoundland and Labrador. Research Symposium, St. John's, NL, May 2006. (Poster presentation)

Research and project funding

  • Godwin, Marshall (Principal Investigator), Asghar, S., Aburey-Bassler, F., Etchegary, H, Gadag, V., Gaudine, A., LeFort, S., McCrate, F., Pike, A., & Solberg, S. Health Coaching to Effect Lifestyle Behaviour Change: A Randomized Trial of Individuals with Pre-disease. CIHR (2011 – 2014), $399,000.
  • Gaudine, A., Duff, D., Kelly, I., Moralejo, L. (with 8 undergraduate students and 2 collaborators; Co-investigator August 2010 to December 2010; Principal investigator Jan 2010 to July 2010). Neuroscience nursing in Qatar. UREP grant, Qatar Foundation, $90,000.
    Gaudine, A., Laryea, M., & Gien, L. The identification of approaches to developing culturally relevant health interventions in Vietnam. IDRC grant (2005-2007), $32,340.
  • Gaudine, A., LeFort, S., & Thorne, L. The functioning of hospital ethics committees for clinical practice and nurses' and physicians' use of these committees. CIHR Operating Grant (2005-2008). $141,795.
  • Gaudine, A., & Thorne, L. Professionals' ethical conflict with their employers. SSHRC Standard Grant (2004-2007), $63,931.

International Projects

  • Gien, L., (Gaudine A., a team member). Health Sciences Delivery for poor Rural Communities in Vietnam. CIDA bilateral project grant (2004-2008), $1,244,942.

Lan Gien, Professor

Research grants

  • 2010-2012: Concerns and needs of newly-diagnosed cancer patients in NL following the Cameron Inquiry awarded by the School of Nursing, Memorial University (PI). $4,120.61
  • 2010-2012: CIHR grant: Sustaining IT use by older people to promote autonomy and independence: Newfoundland and Labrador cohort (CI). $224,871
  • 2010-2011: Faculty course buy-outs grant, awarded by the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research (NLCAHR). $10,000
  • 2010-2013: Extending the national impacts of UPCD Tier 2 project #098/S47074-322. Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) (PI & Director). $300,000
  • 2008-2011: CIHR grant: Working late: Strategies to enhance productive and healthy environments for older workforce-the Canadian context. (PI). $225,000
  • 2009: Seed grant from the Centre for Urban Health Initiatives (CUHI), University of Toronto for project Health literacy of ethnic seniors: A validation study (CI). $10,000
  • 2008-2009: Harris Centre, Memorial University grant: Attracting and retaining immigrants to NL: voices from the newcomers (PI) $15,000
  • 2005-2007: IDRC (International Development Research Council) grant: Community development in rural Vietnam: The identification of approaches to developing culturally relevant interventions. (action research). IDRC file 103549-001 (CI). $32,340
  • 2004-2009: CIDA's grant for the bilateral international project # 7032255/A-032161: Health services delivery for poor rural communities (PI & Project Director). $4,900,000
  • 2002-2007: AUCC/CIDA grant for Tier 2 UPCD project #098/S47074-322: Poverty reduction 1,324,151.00 by improving Social Workers and Health (PI & Project Director). $749,245+ $8,500 planning mission +$566,406 in-kind contribution

Refereed publications

  • Mullings, D., & Gien, L. (2011, under review). Culturally competent long-term care (LTC) services for older immigrants in Newfoundland and Labrador (NL). Canadian Journal of Nursing Research.
  • Gien, L. & Law, R.(2010). Integration of newcomers to Newfoundland and Labrador: Barriers and challenges. Canadian Social Work Journal. (Special Issue). 12(1), 200-209.
  • Young, W., Bornstein, S., Gadag, V., Farrell, G., Gien, L., Klima, G., & Tomblin, S. (2010). Sustaining information technology use by older adults to promote autonomy and independence: Newfoundland and Labrador cohort. Gerontechnology. 9(2), 129. doi:10.4017/gt.2010.09.02.242.00
  • Gien, L. & Law, R. (2009). Attracting and retaining Immigrants to Newfoundland and Labrador: Voices from the newcomers and international students. The Harris Centre, Memorial University. http://www.mun.ca/harriscentre/research/funding/immigration/Previous_awards.php.
  • Gaudine, A., Gien, L., Tran T. Thuan, & Do v. Dung (2009). Perspectives of HIV-related stigma in a community of Vietnam. International Journal of Nursing studies. 47 (2010), 38-48.
  • Gaudine, A., Gien, L., Tran T. Thuan, & Do v. Dung (2009). Developing culturally sensitive interventions for Vietnamese health issues: An action research approach. Nursing and Health Sciences. 11(2), 150-153.
  • Gien, L., Taylor, S., Barter, K., Nguyen Tiep, Bui X. Mai, & Nguyen T. Lan, (2007). Poverty reduction by improving health and social services. Nursing and Health Sciences. 9(4), 304-309.
  • Gaudine, A., Gien, L., Tran T. Thuan, & Do v. Dung (2007). An Action Research Approach to Developing Culturally Relevant Interventions: The Stigma of HIV in a Vietnamese Community. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research. 39 (3), 195-197.
  • Gien, L., Blakeley, J., Laryea, M., & Vu, D. C. (2006). Improving health for economic sustainability. International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability. 2 (4), 17-24.

Refereed, published abstracts and refereed presentations
(*paper presentation, **poster presentation)

    • *Darmonkow, V., Gien, L., Haslam, C., LeFort, S., Bornstein, S., & MacKinnon, S. (Dec, 2011-under review). Helping older workers remain in employment longer: Legislation, policies and contracts. The Primary Health Care Partnership Forum. St John's, NL, Canada.
    • *Gien, L., LeFort, S., MacKinnon, S., Bornstein, S., Smith-Young, J., & Haslam, C. (Sept, 2011–under review). Nurses' and other workers' job satisfaction, commitment and motivation. Nursing Research Conference "Showing Nursing Scholarship", Corner Brook, NL, Canada
    • * Young, W.; Klima, G., Gadag, V., Gien, L., & Hardill, I. (Mar, 2011). Sustaining ICT use among Canadians with at least one activity limitation. 7th International conference on Technology, knowledge, & Society: Universidad del Pais Vasco. Bilbao, Spain.
    • ** Gien, L., Bornstein, S., MacKinnon, S., LeFort, S., & Haslam, C. (Oct, 2010). Helping older workers to remain in employment longer. Nursing Research Day 2010, St John's, NL, Canada.
    • *Gien, L., Bornstein, S., MacKinnon, S., LeFort, S., & Haslam, C. (Oct, 2010). Health promotion profile and well-being of nurses in NL. Nursing Research Day 2010, St. John's, NL, Canada
    • *Damodaran, L., Young, W., Bornstein, S., Gadag, V., Farrell, G., Gien, L., Klima, G., Olphert, C.W., & Tomblin, S. (May, 2010). Sus-IT: Sustaining IT use by older people to promote autonomy and independence: Newfoundland and Labrador cohort. ISG conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
    • ** Gien, L., & Law, R. (Mar, 2010). Attracting and Retaining Immigrants in Newfoundland and Labrador (NL). National Metropolis conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    • *Gien, L. (Dec, 2009). Past cooperation & new avenues for continued collaboration in Health Sciences between Vietnamese & Canadian Universities. Colloquium on CANADA-VIETNAM co-operation in higher education & research, Ho-Chi-Minh city, Vietnam.
    • **Gien, L., Taylor, S., Barter, K., Nguyen Tiep, Bui X. Mai, & Nguyen T. Lan (June, 2009). Interdisciplinary collaboration to improve Health and Social Services. International council of Nurses Congress. Durban, South Africa.
    • *Gaudine, A., Gien, L., Tran T. Thuan, & Do V. Dung (June, 2009). An action research approach to community development in Vietnam: Reducing the stigma of HIV. International council of Nurses Congress. Durban, South Africa.
    • *Gien, L., & Kelly, L. A. (Sept, 2008). Caregiving during and after the Atlantic Groundfish Strategy (TAGS). Nursing Research Day 2008: Diversity in Nursing Research. St John's, NL.
    • *Gaudine, A., Gien, L., Tran T. Thuan, & Do V. Dung (May, 2008). The stigma of HIV and suggestions to reduce this stigma in one community in Vietnam. Latin American Congress of Nursing in STI/AIDS and Other Transferable Diseases, Varadero, Cuba.
    • *Gien, L., Gaudine, A.,Tran T. Thuan, & Do V. Dung (May, 2008). The impact of HIV/AIDS diagnosis on the affected individuals and policy implications in Vietnam. Latin American Congress of Nursing in STI/AIDS and Other Transferable Diseases, Varadero, Cuba.
    • *Gien, L., Taylor, S., Barter, K., Nguyen Tiep, Bui X. Mai, & Nguyen T. Lan (Ap, 2008). Interdisciplinary collaboration to improve Health and Social Services. The International Health Conference "Building Global health for today and tomorrow" Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA.
    • *Gaudine, A., & Gien, L. (Nov, 2007). The responses of family and community members to persons with HIV in Vietnam. The 6th International Nursing conference Building Network through Nursing Research. Seoul, Korea.
    • * Gien, L., Gaudine, A., & Blakeley, J. (Nov, 2007). Developing strategies with Vietnamese ethnic rural communities to improve health. The 6th International Nursing conference Building Network through Nursing Research. Seoul, Korea.
    • * Gien, L. (July 2007). Interdisciplinary and Intersectoral programs of research: Process, Benefits and Challenges. 5th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities. Paris, France.
    • * Orchard, C., Gien, L., & Laryea, M (July 2007). Variations in Communities post-economic crisis. 2007 Conference of the Atlantic Networks for Prevention Research, St John's, NL
    • ** Gien, L., Hemeon, K., & Gaudine, A. (July 2007). Alcohol consumption during and after TAGS in a Newfoundland and Labrador community. 2007 Conference of the Atlantic Networks for Prevention Research, St John's, NL
    • * Gien, L. (July, 2006). Interdisciplinary and International research teamwork: Benefits and Challenges. Thessaloniki 2006 International conference – Exploring Cultural Perspectives, Greece.
    • * Gien, L. (2006, May). Interprofessional Education: Essential skills in clinical competence. Ottawa Conference 2006, New York, USA.
    • * Gien, L., Blakeley, J., & Laryea, M. (Jan, 2006). Improving Health for Economic Sustainability. 2nd International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability. Hanoi, Vietnam.Other professional activities
    • 2007 Forum: Nursing Leadership in International Health Partnerships Dialogue, St John's, NL., workshop sponsored by CAN (organizer, presenter and facilitator)

 

Sandra LeFort, Professor

University Appointments

  • Visiting Professor, School of Health and Social Care, Bournemouth University, UK 2011-2014

Awards

  • 2010 Distinguished Career Award, Canadian Pain Society
  • 2009 Nursing Excellence in Pain Management Award, Canadian Pain Society
  • 2008 Reviewer of the Year Award, Canadian Journal of Nursing Research

RESEARCH/PROJECT GRANTS

Research projects recently funded:

  • 2010 -12 Neville, D., Neis, B., LeFort, S., & Card, A. Developing and Rewarding Community-Engaged Scholarship: Towards the Transformation of University Policies and Practices. [Successful in pan-Canadian competition to join 7 other universities in a national project]. (Internal grant of $ 30,000 over 3 years)
  • 2010-11 Bailey, J., LaChappelle, D., & LeFort, S. Evaluating chronic pain information available on the web. ($6,000 from Mt Sinai Hospital Centre for Chronic Pain)
  • 2010 LeFort, S. & Solberg, S. Chronic Pain: Tell Us What You Need. A Pilot Asset Mapping Research Project. (CIHR Cafe Scientifique, $ 3,000)
  • 2009-2012 Gien, L., Bornstein, S., MacKinnon, S., & LeFort, S. (Co-I). Working Late: Strategies to enhance productive and healthy environments for the older workforce - the Canadian context. (CIHR, $225,000 over 3 years)
  • 2008-2013 Henry, J., et al. & LeFort, S. (Co-I). Community Alliances for Health Research and Knowledge Exchange in Pain. CIHR, $2.5 M. over 5 years. (LeFort is team lead for: Theme 1- From the Ground Up: Alliances to Address Chronic Pain in the Community. Funding for this theme is approximately $350,000 over 5 years)

PUBLICATIONS

Peer-reviewed journal articles and commentaries:

  • Gaudine, A. Lamb, M., LeFort, S., & Thorne, L. (2011). The functioning of hospital ethics committees: a multiple case study of four Canadian committees. HealthCare Ethics Committee Forum. 23, 225-238.
  • Gaudine, A. Lamb, M., LeFort, S., & Thorne, L. (2011). Barriers and facilitators to consulting hospital clinical ethics committees. Nursing Ethics. 10.1177/0969733011403808.
  • Gaudine, A. LeFort, S., Lamb, M. & Thorne, L. (2011). Ethical conflicts with hospitals: the perspective of nurses and physicians. Nursing Ethics,10.1177/0969733011401121.
  • Gaudine, A. LeFort, S., Lamb, M. & Thorne, L. (2011). Clinical ethical conflicts of nurses and physicians. Nursing Ethics, 18 (1), 9-19.
  • Guerriere, D., Choiniere, M., Zagorski, B., Dion, C., Peng, P, LeFort, S. et al. (2010) The Canadian STOP-PAIN Project – Part 2: What is the cost of pain for patients on wait-lists of multidisciplinary pain treatment facilities? Canadian Journal of Anesthesia, 57 (6), 549-558.
  • Choiniere, M. , Dion, D., Peng, P. et al. S. LeFort et al. (2010). The Canadian STOP-PAIN Project – Part 1: Who are the patients on waitlists of multidisciplinary pain treatment facilities? Canadian Journal of Anesthesia, 57(6), 539-548.
  • Gaudine, A., Thorne, L., LeFort, S., & Lamb, M. (2010). Evolution of hospital clinical ethics committees in Canada. Journal of Medical Ethics, 36, 132-7.
  • Peng, P., Stinson, J., Choinere, M., Dion, D., Intrater, H., LeFort, S., et al. (2008). Role of Health Care Professionals in Multidisciplinary Pain Treatment Facilities in Canada. Pain Research & Management, 13(6), 484-8.
  • McGillion, M., Croxford, R., Watt-Watson, J., LeFort, S., Stevens, B., & Coyte, P. (2008). Cost of illness for chronic stable angina patients enrolled in a self-management education trial. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 24(10), 759-64.
  • LeFort, S.M. (2008). Commentary: Review: Therapeutic Interactive Voice Response enhanced cognitive-behavioural therapy gains in chronic pain. Evidence-Based Nursing, 11(3), 79.
  • McGillion, M., Watt-Watson, J., Stevens, B., LeFort, S., Coyte, P., & Graham, A. (2008). Randomized controlled trial of a psychoeducation program for the self-management of chronic cardiac pain. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 36(2), 126-40.
  • Curran, V., Solberg, S., LeFort, S. , Fleet, L., & Hollett, A. (2008). A responsive evaluation of an aboriginal nursing education access program. Nurse Educator, 33, 13-17.
  • Squires, J. E, Moralejo, D., LeFort, S.M. (2007). Exploring the role of organizational policies and procedures in promoting research utilization in registered nurses. Implementation Science, 2(17), http://www.implementationscience.com/content/2/1/17.
  • McGillion, M., Watt-Watson, J., LeFort, S. & Stevens, B., (2007). Positive shifts in the perceived meaning of cardiac pain following a psychoeducation program for chronic stable angina. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 39, 48-65.
  • Peng, P., Choinere, M., Dion, D., Intrater, H., LeFort, S., et al. (2007). Challenges in accessing multidisciplinary pain treatment facilities in Canada. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia, 54, 977-84.
  • Peng, P., Stinson, J., Choinere, M., Dion, D., Intrater, H., LeFort, S., et al. (2007). Dedicated multidisciplinary pain management centres for children in Canada: the current status. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia, 54, 985-91.
  • Way, C., Gregory, D., Davis, J., Baker, N., LeFort, S., Barrett, B., & Parfrey, P. (2007). The impact of organizational culture on clinical managers' organizational commitment and turnover intentions. Journal of Nursing Administration, 37, 235-42.
  • Gregory, D., Way, C., LeFort, S., Barrett, B., & Parfrey, P. (2007). Predictors of registered nurses' organizational commitment and intent to stay. Health Care Management Review, 32, 119-27.
  • Sidani, S., Doran, D., Porter, H., LeFort, S., O'Brien-Pallas, L., Zahn, C. & Sarkissian, S. (2006). Outcomes of nurse practitioners in acute care: An exploration. Internet Journal of Advanced Nursing Practice, 8(1), 15p. www.cinahl.com/.
  • Sidani, S., Doran, D., Porter, H., LeFort, S., O'Brien-Pallas, L., Zahn, C., Laschinger, H., & Sarkissian, S. (2006). Processes of care: Comparison between nurse practitioners and physician residents in acute care. Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership, 19(1), 69-85.

Peer-reviewed book chapters and conference papers

  • McGillion, M., LeFort, S., Webber, K. & Stinson, J. (2010). Pain self-management: theory and process for clinicians. In M.E. Lynch, K. D. Craig, & P. Peng (Eds.). Clinical Pain Management. A Practical Guide. Wiley: Oxford.
  • McGillion, M., LeFort, S., & Stinson, J. (2008). Chronic pain self-management. In S. Rashiq, D. Schopflocher, & P. Taenzer (Eds.). Chronic Pain: A Health Policy Perspective. Wiley-VCH Verlag: Weinheim, Germany.
  • Martin, R., Hadjistavropoulos, T., Hadjistavropoulos, T., LeFort, S.M., & Fuchs-Lacelle, S. (2008). Chapter 3: Taking control: Effective pain management. In T. Hadjistavropoulos, & H. Hadjistavropoulos (Eds.) Pain Management for Older Adults: A Self-Help Guide, (pp. 8-38). IASP Press: Seattle, WA.
  • LeFort, S.M. & Martin, R. (2008). Chapter 4: Pain and emotion. In T. Hadjistavropoulos, & H. Hadjistavropoulos (Eds.) Pain Management for Older Adults: A Self-Help Guide, (pp. 39-53). IASP Press: Seattle, WA.
  • Martin, R., LeFort, S.M., Cook, S. & Fuchs-Lacelle, S. (2008). Chapter 8: Sleep Hygiene and Nutrition (pp. 101-113). In T. Hadjistavropoulos, & H. Hadjistavropoulos (Eds.) Pain Management for Older Adults: A Self-Help Guide, (pp. 101-13). IASP Press: Seattle, WA.

Educational and training materials

  • LeFort, S.M. et al. (2010). Programme d'autogestion de la douleur chronique. Manuel Pratique. French translation of the The Chronic Pain Self-Management Program Workbook.
  • LeFort, S.M. et al. (2010). Laer At Tackle Kroniske Smerter. Manual til master instruktorer and Manual til instruktorer. Copenhagen: Komiteen for Sundhedsoplysning. [Danish translation of the The Chronic Pain Self-Management Program Master Trainer's Manual and Leader's Manual].
  • LeFort, S.M.et al. (2009). The Chronic Pain Self-Management Program Master Trainer's Manual and Leader's Manual . St. John's, NL: Author.
  • LeFort, S.M. (Ed.). (2008, 2000, 1995). The Chronic Pain Self-Management Program Workbook. St. John's, NL: Author.

PAPER and POSTER CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS at PEER-REVIEWED CONFERENCES INCLUDING PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

International:

  • Solberg, S. & LeFort, S. (2011, June). Beginning the dialogue: mapping assets to address chronic pain in the community. Paper presentation at Global Conference on Qualitative Health Research Conference, Seoul, Korea.
  • Gaudine, A., Lamb, M., LeFort, S., & Thorne, L. (2011, May). Barriers and facilitators to consulting hospital clinical ethics committees: the experiences of Canadian nurses and physicians. Concurrent presentation session, ICN 2011 conference. La Valeta, Malta.
  • Gaudine, A., LeFort, S., Lamb, M., & Thorne, L. (2011, May). Respect for the providers and receivers of care; Canadian nurses and physicians ethical conflicts with hospitals. Concurrent presentation session, ICN 2011 conference. La Valeta, Malta.
  • LeFort, S., Solberg, S., Smith-Young, J., Snow, N. & Gordon, S. (2010, August). A Knowledge Transfer Project for Families with an Adult Member Suffering from Chronic Pain. Poster presentation, International Association for the Study of Pain, Montreal, Quebec.
  • Lamb, M., Gaudine, A., LeFort, S. & Thorne, L. (2009, June). The formulation of professional ethical dilemmas in a clinical ethics committee. Oral presentation, COMET 2009: Communication, Medicine & Ethics Conference, Cardiff, Wales.
  • Lamb, M., Gaudine, A., LeFort, S. & Thorne, L. (2009, June). A study of hospital ethics committees and their usefulness in addressing ethical issues encountered by physicians and nurses. Poster presentation, COMET 2009: Communication, Medicine & Ethics Conference, Cardiff, Wales.
  • Gaudine, A., Lamb, M., LeFort, S. & Thorne, L. (2009. Feb.). The ethical conflicts of nurses and physicians working in hospitals. American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences Annual Conference, Los Vegas, NV.
  • Dion, C., Choiniere, M., Peng, P., Clark, J., Intrater, H., LeFort, S. et al. (2008, Aug.). The Canadian Stop-Pain Project: Factors associated with severe pain in patients waiting for treatment in large university-affiliated multi-disciplinary pain treatment facilities. Poster, International Association for the Study of Pain Conference, Glasgow, Scotland.
  • Guerriere, S., Choiniere, M., Zagorski, B., Dion, C., Peng, P., LeFort, S. et al. (2008, Aug.). The Canadian Stop-Pain Project: costs associated with chronic pain in patients waiting for treatment in publicly-funded multi-disciplinary pain centres. Poster, International Association for the Study of Pain Conference, Glasgow, Scotland.
  • Gaudine, A., Lamb, M., LeFort, S., & Thorne, L. (2008, July). The functioning of hospital ethics committees for clinical practice: a multiple-case study of four Canadian committees. Accepted for paper presented at COMET 2008: Communication, Medicine & Ethics Conference, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Gaudine, A., Lamb, M., LeFort, S. & Thorne, L. (2008, July). Ethical issues for nurses and physicians in hospitals: similarities and differences from a study of four sites. Oral presentation at COMET 2008: Communication, Medicine & Ethics Conference, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • McGillion, M., Croxford, R., Coyte, P., Watt-Watson, J., LeFort, S., & Stevens, B. (2007, May). Cost of illness for chronic stable angina patients. Poster session presented at the 7th Annual Cardiovascular Nursing Meeting of the European Society of Cardiology, Manchester, U.K. Abstract published in: European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 2007, 6, Supp 1: S42-43, Abstract No. 1374.
  • McGillion, M., Watt-Watson, J., Stevens, B., LeFort, S., & Coyte, P. (2006, May). Impact of psychoeducation on the meaning of cardiac pain for people with chronic stable angina. Poster session presented at the 6th Meeting of the Working Group on Cardiovascular Nursing of the European Society of Cardiology, Bergen, Norway. Abstract published in: European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 2006, 5, Supp 1: S19-20, Abstract No. 1332.
  • LeFort, S. M. (2006, October). Chronic Pain Self-Management Program. One Approach to Community Care. Invited paper presented to the Cornell Institute for Translational Research on Aging Conference (CITRA). NYC, New York.
  • Squires, J., Moralejo, D. & LeFort, S. (2006, July). Do health care organizations effectively develop and disseminate research-based policies and procedures? Paper presented at the Sigma Theta Tau 17th International Research Congress Focusing on Evidence-Based Practice, Montreal, Quebec. Abstract published in Virginia Henderson International Library. http:www.nursinglibrary.org/Portal/main.aspx?pageid=4024&pid=10009.
  • Squires, J., Moralejo, D. & LeFort, S. (2006, July). Promoting best practice: the role of policies and procedures. Poster session presented at the Knowledge Utilization 2006 Conference and Colloquia, Minneapolis, MN.

National:

  • LeFort, S. (2011, September). Invited Keynote Speaker: Self-Management Education for Chronic Pain: Overview and Lessons for Practice. Canadian Association of Rehabilitation Nurses Interprofessional Pre-Conference. Chronic Pain Management in Rehab. Laval, Quebec.
  • LeFort, S. (2011, February). Invited Speaker: Self-Management Education for People with Chronic Pain. Canadian Pain Society Chronic Pain Refresher Course. Ottawa, ON.
  • LeFort, S. (2011, January 10). Invited Speaker: Issues and advances in patient self-management education of chronic disease. Chronic and Complex Health Care. Disease prevention, patient management, cost control: the evolution of care. INSIGHT Conference. Halifax, N.S.
  • LeFort, S. (2010, November 5). Invited Keynote Speaker: Self-Management Education for Chronic Pain – Background and Outcomes and Workshop Presenter: Processes that Enhance Self Management for those with Chronic Pain. Pain Society of Alberta 4th Annual Conference, Banff, AB.
  • LeFort, S. (2010, October). Invited Workshop: Processes that Enhance Self Management for those with Chronic Pain. Atlantic Provinces Inter-Professional Pain Conference, Oct. 1-2, 2010.
  • LeFort, S. (2010, May). Patient Education for Chronic Pain: Where have we been, where are we going? Keynote speaker as recipient of the 2010 CPS Distinguished Career Award. Abstract published in: Pain Research & Management, 15, 2010, 85, Abstract No. 23.
  • LeFort, S., Solberg, S., Smith-Young, J., Snow, N. & Gordon, S. (2010, May). Families and Chronic Pain: A Pilot Meta-Study of Qualitative Research. Canadian Pain Society Annual Meeting, Calgary, Alberta. Abstract published in: Pain Research & Management, 15, 2010, 107, Abstract No. P57.
  • LeFort, S.M. (2009, October). Chronic Pain Self-Management: a new approach to patient education. Keynote Speaker, Canadian Association of Advanced Practice Nurses (CAAPN), St. John's, NL.
  • LeFort, S.M. (2009, April). The Chronic Pain Self-Management program: a community-based approach. Keynote Speaker, Valley Pain Day, Wolfville, N. S.
  • LeFort, S.M. (2008, Dec.). Self-Management Education for those with Chronic Pain. Keynote Speaker, Calgary Pain Conference, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, AB.
  • LeFort, S. M. (2008, Oct.). Self-Management Education for those with Chronic Pain. Keynote Speaker, Atlantic Inter-professional Pain Conference, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, N. S.
  • LeFort, S.M. (2008, May). Plenary Session: Self-management of Chronic Non-Cancer Pain. Invited speaker at the Canadian Pain Society Meeting, Victoria, B.C. Abstract published in: Pain Research & Management, 13, 2008, 124, Abstract No. 22B.
  • Skinner, T., LeFort, S., & Bursey, M. (2008, May). Educational needs of community health nurses caring for clients with chronic non-cancer pain. Poster session presentation to be given at the Canadian Pain Society Meeting, Victoria, B.C. Abstract published in: Pain Research & Management, 13, 2008, 147, Abstract No. P54.
  • McGillion, M., Croxford, R., Coyte, P., Watt-Watson, J., LeFort, S, & Stevens, B. (2007, May). Cost of illness for chronic stable angina patients. Poster session presented at the Canadian Pain Society Annual Meeting, Ottawa. Abstract published in: Pain Research & Management, 12, 2007, 136, Abstract No. P59.
  • Peng, P. et al. including LeFort, S. (2007, May). Characterization of pediatric multidisciplinary pain treatment facilities (MPTF) in Canada: Stoppain project – Study II. Poster session presentation at the Canadian Pain Society Meeting, Ottawa. Abstract published in: Pain Research & Management, 2007, 12, 138, Abstract No. P66.
  • Peng, P. et al. including LeFort, S. (2007, May). Role of non-physician healthcare professionals in Canadian multidisciplinary pain treatment facilities (MPTF): Stoppain project – Study II. Poster session presentation at the Canadian Pain Society Meeting, Ottawa. Abstract published in: Pain Research & Management, 2007, 12, 138, Abstract No. P67.
  • Squires, J.E., Moralejo, D., & LeFort, S.M. (2007, Feb.). From Research to Evidence-Based Practice: Can Policies and Procedures Bridge the Gap? Poster session presentation at the 5th Canadian Cochrane Symposium, Ottawa.
  • Squires, J.E., Moralejo, D., & LeFort, S.M. (2006, Dec.). Organizational Policies and Procedures: Do They Facilitate Research Use? Invited paper presentation at 'Les pratiques exemplaires en soins infirmiers Conference', Laval Quebec.
  • Squires, J.E., Moralejo, D., & LeFort, S.M. (2006, Dec.). Evidence-Based Practice: Whose Responsibility Is It? Paper presentation at the Shiners Hospital, Montreal, Quebec.
  • Squires, J.E., Moralejo, D., & LeFort, S.M. (2006, Dec.). Do Policies and Procedures Promote Best Practice? Paper presentation at the CAPITAL CARE Best Practice Committee, Edmonton Alberta.
  • McGillion, M., Watt-Watson, J., Stevens, B., LeFort, S, & Coyte, P. (2006, June). A psychoeduction trial for people with chronic stable angina. Poster session presentation at the Canadian Pain Society Annual Meeting, Edmonton, AB. Abstract published in: Pain Research & Management, 2006, 11, 119, Abstract No. P-52.
  • Peng, P. et al. including LeFort, S. (2006, June). Characterization of multidisciplinary pain treatment facilities (MPTF) in Canada: Stop Pain project – Study II. Poster session presentation at the Canadian Pain Society Annual Meeting, Edmonton, AB. Abstract published in: Pain Research & Management, 2006, 11, 120, Abstract No. P-59.

GUEST LECTURES/WORKSHOPS:

International and national:

  • (May 2011). Invited research presentation. The Chronic Pain Self-Management Program: Development and Research on the Stanford Model. To faculty at the Research Collaborative Centre, School of Health and Social Care, Bournemouth University, UK
  • (May 2011). Invited clinical presentation. Self management principles for those with chronic pain. To staff and patients of the Dorset Pain Management Unit, Poole Hospital, Poole, UK
  • (May 2011). Invited research presentation. Chronic Pain Care in Canada: A long way to go. Dorset Pain Society, Wimborne, Dorset.
  • (March 2011). Invited presentation: Self management in Chronic Illness. A Conversation Hour with Sandra LeFort. IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
  • (November 2007). The Chronic Pain Self-Management Program: Looking at the evidence. Invited presentation at the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario.

Local and regional:

  • (June 2011) LeFort, S.M., Solberg, S.M., Smith-Young, J., & Gordon, S. A knowledge transfer project for families with an adult member suffering from chronic pain. Poster presented at ARNNL Annual General Meeting: Nursing: Knowledge in Action. Showcasing evidence-informed practice in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • (June 2011). Invited presentation. A Comprehensive Approach to Chronic Pain. The Chronic Pain Meeting hosted by the Director, Chronic Disease Control Division, Dept. of Health and Community Services, Government of Newfoundland & Labrador.
  • (March 2011). The Functioning of Hospital Ethics Committees: A Multiple Study of Four Canadian Committees. Invited presentation to Eastern Health Adult Clinical Ethics Committee, St. John's, NL.
  • (November, 2010). Chronic Disease Self Management Learning Session. Invited presentations to senior administrators of the Four Regional Health Authorities of NL and to senior policy makers at the Departments of Health of the four Atlantic Provinces: (1) The Stanford Chronic Disease Self Management Program: Background, Process, Outcomes, and Next Steps; (2) Chronic Pain Self Management program: Background and Outcomes; (3) Member of a Panel discussion: The Community Connection. Presentation on volunteer support.
  • (November, 2009). How to evaluate resources for chronic pain self management. Presentation to the NL Long Term Pain Association during Pain Awareness Week.
  • (November, 2008). Chronic pain self management: what you can do to help yourself. Presentation to the NL Long Term Pain Association during Pain Awareness Week.
  • (December 2006). Pain – what is it? Paper presentation at the Mini-Medical and Health Sciences School Series of public lectures. Memorial University.

Knowledge Transfer - consulting and training:

  • Master and Leader Training Workshops for the Chronic Pain Self-Management Program
  • Toronto, Ontario. Under auspices of the Centre for Advanced Professional Development, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto. 12 participants from Ontario, Maryland and Vermont. October 18-19, 2010.
  • Montreal, Quebec. 18 participants from Quebec's AQDC (Association Québécoise de la Douleur Chronique - Chronic Pain Association of Quebec). Hosted by 'My Toolbox", McGill University Health Network. October 16-17, 2010.
  • Toronto, Ontario. Under auspices of the Centre for Advanced Professional Development, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto. 13 participants from Ontario, Newfoundland, British Columbia, and Denmark. May 17-20, 2010.
  • Stratford, Ontario. 18 participants from Family Health Teams in southwestern Ontario and the South Shore, Nova Scotia. Sponsored by unrestricted educational grant, Pfizer. September 21-24, 2009.
  • Toronto, Ontario. Under auspices of the Centre for Advanced Professional Development, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto. 23 participants from several agencies including: Central East LHINs, cultural seniors centres in Scarborough, pain clinic, rehabilitation agencies, health agency in central B.C., and one participant from the USA. March 26-29 and March 31 - April 1, 2009.
  • Edmonton, Alberta. Under auspices of Capital Health, Edmonton Alberta. 25 participants from Capital Health, Calgary Health and community agencies in Alberta. November, 24-25, 2008.
  • Richmond, British Columbia. Under auspices of Centre on Aging, University of Victoria. 25 participants affiliated with UVic Centre on Aging and the provincial pain initiative. August 18-19, 2008.

Donna Best, Associate Professor

Publications

  • Best, D.G. & Grainger, P. (in press). Low fat or low carbohydrate diet for cardiovascular health. Canadian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.
  • MacDonald, S., Best, D., Twomey, C., Bennett, L. & Blakeley, J. (2007). Promoting safe drinking water. Canadian Nurse, 103, 14-17.
  • Eastwood, C., Best, D.G. & Grainger, P. (2006). The BAADDA Approach to Heart Failure Medication Discussions. Canadian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 16(2), 16-17. [Abstract].
  • Best, D.G. (2006). Nutrition. In Dr. Marilyn Wood and Janet Ross Kerr (eds.). Canadian Fundamentals of Nursing (3rd ed.) Toronto: Elsevier.

Conference Presentations

  • MacDonald, S., Best, D., Twomey, C., Bennett, L. & Blakeley, J. Promoting safe drinking water. Poster presented at the 2nd Atlantic Network for Prevention Research (ANPR) Conference: Assessment and Action for Health Settings, St. John’s NL, 2007.
  • Eastwood, C., Best, D.G. & Grainger, P. The BAADDA Approach to : Heart Failure Meciation Discussions. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society and The Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses, Vancouver, BC, 2006.
  • MacDonald S., Ross, A., Best, D., Blakeley, J., Bennett, L. & Twomey, C. Community Health Needs and Resources Assessment of the Labrador Region in Newfoundland and Labrador Canada. Paper presented at Newfoundland and Labrador Center for Applied Research Labrador Symposium: Listening, Learning and Working Together, Labrador, NL, 2006.

Anne Kearney, Associate Professor

Awards

  • 2010 Academy for Healthcare Improvement Duncan Neuhauser Award for Curriculum Innovation (Patient Safety Team Lead)

Research Grant

  • 2010 $50,000 (Matched funding with Canadian Patient Safety Institute)

Department of Health and Community Services, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Safety Competencies and CanMEDS Collaborative Health Professional Education Competencies: Integration in Health Professional Education Curriculum. Peters, S., Heath, O., Kearney, A. (alphabetical after first author).

Peer reviewed publications/papers

  • Kearney, A., Adey, T., Bursey, M., Cooze, L., Dillon, C., Barrett, J., King-Jesso, P. & McCarthy, P. (2010). Enhancing Patient Safety through Undergraduate Interprofessional Health Education. Healthcare Quarterly, 13 (Sp), 88-93.
  • Sun, Z., Xiong, H., Kearney, A., Zhang, J., Liu, W., Huang, G., & Wang, P. (2010). Breast cancer screening among Asian immigrant women in Canada. Cancer Epidemiology, 34, 73-78.
  • Curran, V.R., Heath, O. & Kearney, A. & Button, P. (2010). Evaluation of an interprofessional collaboration workshop for post-graduate residents, nursing and allied health professionals. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 24(3), 315-318.

Other publications/reports

  • Bainbridge, L. & Nasmith, L. (2011). Inter and Intra-professional collaborative patient-centred care in postgraduate medical education. Member of the Expert Advisory Committee (Kearney, A., McKee, N., Oandasan, I., Sargeant, J., Steele, M, & Whitehead,C.) for this report for the Future of Medical Education in Canada Post Graduate Project. Funded by Health Canada.
  • Kearney, A. (2010, Fall). Interprofessional research collaboration begins to unravel how to live long and healthy with Multiple Sclerosis. The Insider: A Look at Collaborative Nursing Research.

Peer reviewed oral presentations

  • Heath, O., Kearney, A., Peters, S., & Barrett, J. (August, 2011). Medical education in practicing interprofessional teams: Improving collaboration and patient safety. Abstract submitted to the Association of Medical Educators in Europe Conference. Vienna, Austria.
  • Kearney, A., Heath, O., Peters, S., & Barrett, J. (August, 2011). Undergraduate medical education program interprofessional education: An approach to improving patient safety. Abstract submitted to the Association of Medical Educators in Europe Conference. Vienna, Austria.
  • Dawe, D., Bennett, L., Kearney, A., Westera, D., (Alphabetical after first author; June 2011). Women who have surgery for breast cancer as an out-patient. Annual ARCASN Conference. Antigonish, NS.
  • Kearney, A. (May 2011). Lessons learned in interprofessional education faculty development. 1st International Conference on Faculty Development in the Health Professions. Toronto, On.
  • Kearney, A. (May, 2011). Sustaining interprofessional education and collaboration at Memorial University. Abstract accepted for Canadian Conference on Medical Education. Toronto, On.
  • Adams, L., Maddalena, L., Kearney, A. (May, 2011). Workplace bullying of novice nurses: An occupational liability. Nursing Research Day (Eastern Health). St. John's, NL.
  • Maddalena, V., Kearney, A., & Adams, L. (May, 2011). Quality of worklife of novice nurses. Nursing Education and Research Council (Eastern Health). St. John's, NL.
  • Ploughman, M., Austin, M., Kearney, A., Murdoch, M., Stefanelli, M., Godwin, M. (November, 2010). Health, Lifestyle and Aging with Multiple Sclerosis: A Qualitative Study. Primary Healthcare Research Partnership Forum. St. John's, NL.
  • Maddalena, V., Kearney, A., & Adams, L. (October, 2010). Quality of worklife for novice nurses. Nursing Research Day, Memorial University. St. John's, NL.
  • Dawe, D., Bennett, L., Kearney, A., & Westera, D. (Alphabetical after first author; October 2010). Psychosocial needs of women who have surgery for breast cancer as an out-patient. Nursing Research Day, Memorial University. St. John's, NL.
  • Ploughman, M., Austin, M., Kearney, A., Murdoch, M., Stefanelli, M., Godwin, M. (July, 2010). Health, Lifestyle and Aging with Multiple Sclerosis: A Qualitative Study. Canadian Physiotherapy Congress. St. John's NL.
  • Maddalena, V., Kearney, A., & Adams, L. (June, 2010). Quality of worklife for novice nurses. CNA Biennial Convention. Halifax NS. [Invitation to present accepted but not fulfilled due to bereavement].
  • Kearney, A. , Adey, T., Bursey, M., Conway, A., Cooze, L., Cunning, G., Dillon, C., Pevida, A., Barrett, J., Barter, J., King-Jesso, P., Kirby, B., McCarthy, P., Mullins-Richards, P., & Predham, H. (May, 2010). Enhancing patient safety through undergraduate interprofessional education. Canadian Conference on Medical Education. St. John's, NL

Peer reviewed poster presentations

  • Mullins-Richards, P., Kearney, A., Hollett, A., Mitchell, K., Ohle, E. (June, 2010). Enhancing Patient Safety through Undergraduate Interprofessional Education. Association of Standardized Patient Educators Conference. Baltimore, MD.
  • Kearney, A., Adey, T., Bursey, M., Conway, A., Cooze, L., Cunning, G., Dillon, C., Pevida, A., Barrett, J., Barter, J., King-Jesso, P., Kirby, B., McCarthy, P., Mullins-Richards, P., & Predham, H. (April, 2010). Enhancing Patient Safety through Undergraduate Interprofessional Education. Altogether Better Health 5: International Interprofessional Education Conference. Sydney, Australia.

Invited speaker

  • Invited Keynote Speakers: Heath, O. & Kearney, A. (June 2011). Interprofessional patient safety curriculum at Memorial University. Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety Conference for Health Professionals. Winnipeg, Mb. (Dr. Health presented on our behalf).
  • Maddalena, V., Kearney, A., & Adams, L. (January 27, 2011). Quality of worklife of novice nurses. Presentation to the Senior Provincial Nursing Leadership Council. St. John's, NL.
  • Keynote Speaker: Kearney. A. (June 4, 2010). Improving health care through interprofessional education and collaborative patient-centred care. Horizon Health Network Biennial Research Day. Moncton, NB

Other presentations

  • Maddalena, V., Kearney, A., & Adams, L. (June 2010). Quality of Worklife of Novice Nurses. Presentation to the Eastern Health Human Resources Planning Committee. St. John's, NL.
  • Ploughman, M., Austin, M., Kearney, A., Murdoch, M., Stefanelli, M., & Godwin, M. (February, 2010). Health, lifestyle, and aging well with Multiple Sclerosis. Primary Health Care Research Unit - Research in Progress Seminar Series. Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University

Donna Moralejo, Associate Dean, Graduate Programs

Publications

Book Chapter

  • Moralejo, D. (Canadian Contributor). (2010). Chapter 32: Infection prevention and control. In Kozier, B, Erb, G., Berman, A., Synder, S., Bouchal, S., Hirst, S., Yiu, L., Stamler, L.L, & Buck, M. (in progress). Fundamentals of Canadian nursing: Concepts, process and practice. Canadian 2nd ed. Toronto: Pearson Education Canada.

Refereed Journals

  • Christianson T, Moralejo D. Assessing the quality of care in a regional integrated viral hepatitis clinic in British Columbia: a cross-sectional study. Gastroenterology Nursing [in press].
  • Moralejo D. [Invited] (2008) Commentary on a Cochrane systematic review: Cranberry products may prevent urinary tract infection in women with recurrent infections. Evidence Based Nursing; 11: 74.
  • Gould DJ, Drey NS, Moralejo D, Grimshaw J, Chudleigh J. (2008). Interventions to improve hand hygiene compliance in patient care. Journal of Hospital Infection; 68: 193-202.
  • Moralejo D. [Invited] (2008) Commentary on a study: To clean or not to clean: effect on contamination rates in midstream urine collections in toilet-trained children. Evidence Based Nursing; 11:25.
  • Nurhaeni N, Moralejo D, Webber K. (2007) Identification of modifiable risk factors for acute respiratory infection in Indonesian children under 5 years of age. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research; 39(3): 199-201.
  • Gould DJ, Chudleigh J, Drey, NS, Moralejo D. (2007) Measuring hand washing performance in health service audits and research studies. Journal of Hospital Infection Jun; 66(2):109-15.
  • Squires JE, Moralejo D, LeFort SM. (2007) Exploring the role of organizational policies and procedures in promoting research utilization in registered nurses. Implementation Science; June 5; 2: 17. This article has been rated as "highly accessed".
  • MacDonald S, Moralejo D, Matthews K. (2007) Maternal Understanding of Diarrhoea-related dehydration and its influence on ORS use in Indonesia. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health; 19(1): 34-39.
  • Gould DJ, Chudleigh JH, Moralejo D, Drey N. (2007) Interventions to improve hand hygiene compliance in patient care. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD005186. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005186.pub2.
  • Moralejo D. (2006) [Invited] Commentary on Cochrane systematic review: Antiviral agents reduce risk of influenza in healthy adults and alleviate symptoms faster than placebo. Evid Based Nurs; 9: 108.
  • MacDonald S, Moralejo D, Matthews K. (2006) Correct preparation and administration of Oral Rehydration Solution: Essential for safe and effective home treatment of childhood diarrhea in Indonesia. International Quarterly of Community Health Education, 24(3), 205-214.

Published Refereed Abstracts (On-line)

Presentations

  • Moralejo D. [Invited] Core Competencies for Healthcare Workers. Novice Practitioner Day: CHICA-Canada 2008 Education Conference, Montreal QC, May 29-June 5, 2008
  • Moralejo D. [Invited] Abstracts-Orals-Posters-PowerPoint Presentations. Advanced Practitioner Day: CHICA-Canada 2008 Education Conference, Montreal QC, May 29-June 5, 2008
  • Coates J, Moralejo D, Pollett J. A Program Evaluation: Do Current Infection Prevention and Control Orientation Programs Facilitate Healthcare Workers' Attainment of the Core Competencies? CHICA-Canada 2008 Education Conference, Montreal QC, May 29-June 5, 2008
  • Dobbin-Williams K, Moralejo D, Yetman M. Vascular Surgery and SSI-What Do We Know? What are the Risk Factors? CHICA-Canada 2008 Education Conference, Montreal QC, May 29-June 5, 2008
  • Luciani A, Moralejo D. Strategies to Make Registered Nurses' Continuing Competency Assessment More Feasible in Canada's North. National Continuing Competence Conference, Toronto ON, November 1-3, 2007.
  • Moralejo D. [Invited] EPHA/CPHA-CIII EPI Project: Improving EPI Coverage Through Involvement of Graduating HCPs and HEWs. Canadian Public Health Association National Conference, Ottawa, ON, September 2007.
  • Moralejo D. [Invited] Core Competencies for Infection Prevention and Control Professionals. Advanced Practitioner Day, CHICA-Canada National Conference, Edmonton, AB, June 2007.
  • Moralejo D. [Invited] Developing a Professional Development Plan. Advanced Practitioner Day, CHICA-Canada National Conference, Edmonton, AB, June 2007.
  • Moralejo D. [Invited] Focus Your Surveillance. Pre-Conference day, CHICA-Canada National Conference, Edmonton, AB, June 2007.
  • Moralejo D. [Invited] Interpreting and Reporting Surveillance Results. Pre-Conference Day, CHICA-Canada National Conference, Edmonton, AB, June 2007.
  • Moralejo D. [Invited] Reviewing the Evidence Around Promoting Hand Hygiene. CHICA-Canada National Conference, Edmonton, AB, June 2007.
  • Moralejo D. [Invited] Evaluation of Effectiveness. Workshop session in an 8-part series on Using Evidence to Improve Decision Making in Clinical Practice, offered by Eastern Health. St John's, NL. April 26, 2007.
  • Squires JE [Invited], Moralejo D, LeFort SM. Organizational Policies and Procedures: Do They Facilitate Research Use? Oral presentation, Les pratiques exemplaires en soins infirmiers Conference, Laval Quebec, December 7, 2006.
  • Squires JE [Invited], Moralejo D, LeFort, SM. Evidence-Based Practice: Whose Responsibility Is It? Oral presentation, Shriners Hospital, Montreal Quebec, December 6, 2006.
  • Squires JE [Invited], Moralejo D, LeFort SM. Do Policies and Procedures Promote Best Practice? CAPITAL CARE Best Practice Committee, oral presentation, Edmonton Alberta, December 5, 2006.
  • Moralejo D, Power L. Nurses' Knowledge and Application of Principle-Based Wound Care Following Implementation of a Wound Care Education and Support Program. 12th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Wound Care, Ottawa, Ontario, Nov. 16th - 19th, 2006. This was presented as an oral paper and poster—the top four abstracts were invited to present as an oral paper.
  • Squires JE, Moralejo D, LeFort, SM. Policies and Procedures: Are they a Viable Strategy for Promoting Evidence-Based Practice? Oral presentation, 20th Annual Margaret Scott-Wright Research Day, University of Alberta, Edmonton Alberta, October 27, 2006.
  • Moralejo D, Yetman M. [Invited] Infection Prevention and Control Competencies for Nurses—What Nurses Need to Know. Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador Teleconference. Oct. 17th, 2006.
  • Moralejo D. [Invited] What Every Health Care Worker Needs to Know! CHICA-NL 2006 Annual Educational Conference, Oct. 2nd-3rd, 2006. St John's, NL.
  • Moralejo D, Power L. Wound Prevalence and Wound Care Practice Before and After a Wound Care Education and Support Program. Nursing Research Day. Memorial University School of Nursing, Sept. 30, 2006.
  • Squires J, Moralejo D, LeFort SM. Do Organizations Effectively Develop and Disseminate Research-Based Policies and Procedures? Sigma Theta Tau 17th International Research Congress Focusing on Evidence-Based Practice, Montreal, QC, July 19-22, 2006.
  • Squires J, Moralejo D, & LeFort SM, Promoting Best Practice: The Role of Policies and Procedures. Knowledge Utilization 2006 Conference and Colloquia, Minneapolis MN, July 2006.
  • Gaudine A, Moralejo D, Hemeon K. MN Student Perceptions of On-Line courses. 2006 conference of Atlantic-Region Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing, Moncton, NB, May 25-26, 2006.
  • Squires J, Moralejo D, LeFort S. Promoting Evidence-based Practice: The Role of Policies and Procedures. 2006 Nursing Education and Research Council City Hospitals' Research Symposium, St. John's NL, May 10, 2006.

Conference Presentations

  • Yetman M, Moralejo D, Butler G, O'Keefe C, Bussey T, Dyson H. Safety Syringes: Have Public Health Nurses Been Overlooked? 8th Canadian Immunization Conference, Toronto ON. Nov 30th-December 3rd, 2008.
  • Melaku S, Moralejo D, Feleke A, Baraki N. Strengthening Immunization Program through Involvement of Graduating Health Care Professionals and Health Extension Workers. Ethiopian Public Health Association 19th Annual Conference, Ethiopia, October 2008.
  • Henderson EA, Moralejo D, Simmonds K. Competencies Needed to Design an Infection Control Surveillance Program. 9th Congress of the International Federation of Infection Control, Santiago, Chile, October 14-17, 2008. This poster won the conferences second place honorable mention for scientific work: poster modality.
  • Henderson EA, Moralejo D, Simmonds K. Implementation of a Web-Based Infection Control Surveillance Course. 9th Congress of the International Federation of Infection Control, Santiago, Chile, October 14-17, 2008.
  • Moralejo D, Coates J, Pollett J. An Approach for Assessing if Orientation Programs Help Healthcare Workers Meet Core Competencies in Infection Prevention and Control. 9th Congress of the International Federation of Infection Control, Santiago, Chile, October 14-17, 2008.
  • Yetman, Moralejo D, Price P, Ralph P, Pollett J, Forsey N. Hand Hygiene Campaigns: Here's a Helping Hand to Get Started. CHICA-Canada 2008 Education Conference, Montreal QC, May 29-June 5, 2008
  • Hamelin L, Moralejo D, Bulman D. McDiarmid S. Transforming Care Through Education: Addressing Information Needs in Premenopausal Female Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients. University of Ottawa Nursing Research Conference: Transforming Care—Nursing Communities at Work. Ottawa, ON. May 18, 2007.
  • Christianson TM, Moralejo D. Assessing the Quality of Care in a Regional Viral Hepatitis Clinic in British Columbia: A Cross-Sectional Study. 2nd Annual Interior Health Research Conference "Translating Research into Practice", Kelowna, BC. April 23rd, 2007.
  • Moralejo D, Power L. Nurses' Knowledge and Application of Principle-Based Wound Care Following Implementation of a Wound Care Education and Support Program. 12th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Wound Care, Ottawa, Ontario, Nov. 16th-19th, 2006.
  • Squires JE, Moralejo D, LeFort SM. Promoting Best Practice: The Role of Policies and Procedures. Poster Presentation, Knowledge Utilization 2006 Conference and Colloquia, Minneapolis MN, July 24-27, 2006.
  • Moralejo D, Gilbert N. AFP Surveillance for Polio in West Africa: Not Just for Bureaucratic Reports! The 2006 National Conference of the Canadian Public Health Association, Vancouver BC, May 28-31, 2006.
  • Moralejo D, Yetman M. Promoting Evidence Based Practice in the Operating Room. The 2006 National Conference of the Community and Hospital Infection Control Association-Canada, London, ON, May 7-10, 2006.
  • Yetman M, Clarke T. Steele-Rodway M, Hutchinson J, Moralejo D. Staff concerns with Norwegian Scabies: The outbreak management team should do more than "scratch" the surface! The 2006 National Conference of the Community and Hospital Infection Control Association-Canada, London, ON, May 7-10, 2006.

Awards

  • The Award for Excellence in Nursing Education was received from the Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador, October 2007.
  • In May 2007, the 19-minute video Reaching Out: A Nursing Approach to Community Empowerment in Indonesia, was awarded the Association for Media and Technology in Education in Canada (AMTEC) Award of Excellence, Visual Media/Instructional category, Post-secondary classification. This video was developed by the Memorial University School of Nursing Indonesia Project Team (K. Mathews, M. Porter, S. Solberg, S. LeFort, K. Webber, D. Moralejo) and produced and directed by John W. Doyle.
  • Henderson EA, Moralejo D, Bryce E, Van Horne E, Barry C, Roscoe D, Vearncombe M. This Advisory Committee was awarded the CHICA Award of Merit in May 2006 for developing the CHICA-Canada Entry to Practice distance education program that was launched in 2005 and initially offered through the University of Calgary.

Funded Research Projects

  • Jan 2007-present: An Exploration of the Relationship between Hyperglycemia and Hypothermia as Risk Factors for Surgical Site Infections. Investigators: K. Dobbin-Williams, D. Moralejo, M. Yetman. Funded by Eastern Health Care Foundation Novice Awards: $5000, ARNNL Education & Research Trust: $1000 and Eastern Health: $10,000 in kind.
  • Oct 2006-present: Evaluation of Preoperative Skin Preparation. Investigators: G. Tapp, D. Moralejo, M. Yetman. Funded by ORNAC: $5000 and Eastern Health: $20,000 in kind.
  • Jan 2007-Dec. 2008: Improving EPI Coverage Through Involvement of Graduating Health Care Professionals and Practicing Health Extension Workers. Investigators: S. Melaku, N.Ashinafi, D. Moralejo, A. Beyene. Funded by the Canadian International Immunization Initiative, which is funded by CIDA and coordinated by CPHA: $23,790.
  • Fall 2002-June 2006: Assessment of Wound Prevalence and Wound Care Practices Pre and Post Implementation of a Wound Care Education and Support Program. Principal Investigators: D. Moralejo, L. Power. This project was funded by Smith & Nephew, Inc.: $20,000.
  • 2006: Chudleigh J, Gould DJ, Drey NS, Moralejo D, Grimshaw J. Interventions to improve hand hygiene compliance in patient care. This Cochrane Review team was awarded ₤5000 from the UK Cochrane Review Incentive Scheme.

Karen Webber, Associate Professor

International Projects

  • AUCC-CIDA Nursing Women's Health and Community Outreach in Indonesia. Funded Project.

Mary Bursey, Assistant Professor

Publications

  • Kearney, A., Adey, T., Bursey, M., Cooze, L., Dillon, C., Barrett, J., King-Jesso, P., & McCarthy, P. (September 2010). Enhancing Patient Safety Through Undergraduate Interprofessional Health Education. Healthcare Quarterly, 13, 88-92.
  • Bailey, J., & Bursey, M. (Winter 2009). Evaluation of a virtual clinical excursion: Impact of knowledge transfer in relation to critical thinking skills and psychomotor skills in first year nursing students. Canadian Journal of Nursing Informatics, 4(1), 3-37.

Presentations

  • Kearney, A., Adey, T., Bursey, M., Conway, A., Cunning, G., Dillon, C., Pevida, A., Barrett, A., Barter, J., King-Jesso, P., Kirby, B., Mullins-Richards, P., & Predham, H. Enhancing Patient Safety Through Undergraduate Interprofessional Health Education. Dr. Anne Kearney presented this poster at the Canadian Conference on Medical Education, Delta Hotel, St. John's, NL held on May 1-5, 2010.
  • Kearney, A., Adey, T., Bursey, M., Conway, A., Cunning, G., Dillon, C., Pevida, A., Barrett, A., Barter, J., King-Jesso, P., Kirby, B., Mullins-Richards, P., & Predham, H. (April 2010). Improving Patient Safety Through Undergraduate Interprofessional Health Education. Eastern Health Patient Safety Conference. Health Sciences Centre, St. John's, NL.
  • Kearney, A., Adey, T., Bursey, M., Conway, A., Cunning, G., Dillon, C., Pevida, A., Barrett, A., Barter, J., King-Jesso, P., Kirby, B., Mullins-Richards, P., & Predham, H. Enhancing Patient Safety Through Undergraduate Interprofessional Health Education. Dr. Anne Kearney presented this poster at the Altogether Better Health 5: International Interprofessional Education Conference, Sydney, Australia in April 2010.
  • Skinner, T., LeFort, S., Bursey, M. (2008). Assessing the Educational Needs of Community Health Nurses Caring for Clients with Chronic Non-Cancer Pain. Canadian Pain Society Conference: Pain through the ages, Victoria, BC. May 27-30, 2008. (Poster presentation: S. LeFort).
  • Bursey, M. (2006). The Evolving Role of the Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Creation of Family Support Groups. Third Biennial Nursing Research Conference at Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Nursing, St. John's, NL on September 30, 2006. (Poster presentation).
  • Cooze, L., LeFort, S., & Bursey, M. (2006). Canadian Pediatric Dog Visitation Programs: Prevalence, Structure and Outcomes. Nursing Education and Research Council's Research Symposium for National Nurses' Week, St. John's, NL on May 10, 2006. (Poster presentation: L. Cooze).

Conferences

  • Factors associated with older adults receiving seasonal influenza vaccination in Newfoundland and Labrador. Oral presentation, Mary Bursey, Hui Xiong. The Primary Healthcare Partnership Forum: Working Together for Better Patient Care. November 25-26, 2010, Sheraton Hotel, St. John's, NL

Awards

  • Academy for Healthcare Improvement Teaching Duncan Neuhauser Award for Curriculum Innovation (2010) – Professor Bursey was one of the Patient Safety Module team members. Dr. Anne Kearney accepted this award in Orlando, Florida on December 6, 2010.

Anne Kearney, Associate Professor

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Papers

  • Sun, Z., Xiong, H., Kearney, A., Zhang, J., Liu, W., Huang, G., & Wang, P. (In press). Breast cancer screening among Asian immigrant women in Canada. Cancer Epidemiology.
  • Curran, V.R., Heath, O. & Kearney, A. & Button, P. (In press). Evaluation of an interprofessional collaboration workshop for post-graduate residents and nursing and allied health professionals. Journal of Interprofessional Care.
  • Kearney, A. J. & Murray, M. (2009). Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations: Is Mammography the Only Answer? Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, 54(5), 393-400.
  • Curran, V.R., Heath, O. & Kearney, A. (alphabetical after first author). Evaluation of an interprofessional collaboration workshop for post-graduate residents and nursing and allied health professionals. Manuscript accepted for publication in Journal of Interprofessional Education.
  • Kearney, A. J. & Murray, M. (in press). Examining breast screening policy: Information for policy makers, health professionals, and women. Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health.
  • DiCenso, A. D’Amour, D., Kearney, A.J., Sheps, S. (2008; alphabetical after first author). University collaboration in delivering applied health and nursing services research training. Healthcare Policy, 3(Special Issue), 80-95
  • Kearney, A.J. (2008). Promoting collaborative practice: Challenges and Opportunities for education and practice. Canadian Nurse, 104(3), 22-26.
    . (2008). Promoting collaborative practice: Challenges and Opportunities for education and practice. Canadian Nurse, 104(3), 22-26.
  • Kearney, A.J. (2008). Faciliter l’éducation et la pratique interprofessonnelles. Infirmière Canadienne, 9(3), 21-25.
  • Kearney, A. J. & Murray, M. (2007). Examining Health Policy Recommendations related to Breast Screening: Information for Policy Makers, Health Professional, and Women. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Kearney, A. J. & Murray, M. (2006). Evidence against breast self examination is not conclusive: what policymakers and health professionals need to know. Journal of Public Health Policy, 27(3), 282-292.
  • Kearney, A. J. (2006). Increasing our understanding of breast self examination: Women talk about cancer, the health care system and being women. Qualitative Health Research, 16(6), 802-820.

Abstracts

  • Sclatter, A., Curran V., Kirby, B., Sharpe, D., Anstey, S.A., Bennett, L., Dawe, D., Edwards, D., Edwards, S., Kearney, A., & White, M. (alphabetical after first 4 authors). (2009). Evaluation of an interprofessional education (IPE) module in care of the elderly and elder abuse. Canadian Journal of Geriatrics, 12(1), p. 47.
  • Kearney, A.J. (2008). After I found the lump: The role of breast self-examination in the detection of breast cancer. Programme of Nursing Research Day 2008: Diversity in Nursing Research. Memorial University, St. John’s, NL.
  • Kearney, A.J. (2008).Interprofessional nursing education at Memorial: Transforming the way nurses will practice in the future. Programme of the eastern health annual research symposium. Nursing Education and Research Council. St. John’s, NL.
  • Kearney, A.J. (2007). Interprofessional curriculum at Memorial University: Opportunities and challenges for nurses and nursing educators. Canadian Association of schools of Nursing 2007 National Nurse Educators’ Conference. Kingston, ON, 27.
  • Kearney, A. J., Health, O., Forristall, J. (2007). Advancing community health through interprofessional education and practice. Programme of the Atlantic Network for Prevention Research Conference. St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Kearney, A. J. (2007). Questioning the linkage between research and policy in breast screening. Programme of the Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research Conference. Toronto, ON, 84.
  • Kearney, A.J. (2007). Should current health policy related to mammography screening be reconsidered? Programme of the Eastern Health Annual Research Symposium. Nursing Education and Research Council (City Hospitals). St. John’s, NL.
  • Kearney, A. J. (2006). Increasing our understanding of the meaning of breast self examination to women: An exploration of personal and social factors influencing practice. Proceedings of the 12th Annual Qualitative Health Research Conference. Edmonton, AB, 87.

Monograph in Development

  • Gillis, A. MacLellan, M. (Eds). Making a difference: Service learning stories in nursing. Invited contribution to monograph in development.

Other Publications / Reports

  • Kearney, A. (2009). Introductory message. ARTC Newsletter, 4(2), p. 1.
  • Kearney, A. (2009, April 4). Facts and mammography. [Letter to the editor]. The Telegram, p. A22.
  • Kearney, A.J. (2008, Fall). The importance of interprofessional education. MUNSON Alumni News, 3(1), 8.
  • Kearney, A. (2008). Service-Learning through interprofessional education. IECPCP Focus, 5 [A newsletter from the Centre for Collaborative Health Professional Education, Memorial University], p. 1.
  • Kearney, A. (2008). Professional development for interprofessional education. IECPCP Focus, 5 [A newsletter from the Centre for Collaborative Health Professional Education, Memorial University], p. 2.
  • Kearney, A. (2008). Introductory message. ARTC Newsletter, 3(1), p. 1.
  • Kearney, A. (2008, January 8). Applause for Bif Naked [Letter to the editor]. The Globe and Mail, p. A12. (Related to breast cancer).
  • Kearney, A. (2007, November 29). Breast self examination is still important [Letter to the editor]. The Muse, p. 10.
  • Kearney, A. (2007). Faculty development. IECPCP Focus, 4 [A newsletter from the Centre for Collaborative Health Professional Education, Memorial University], p. 5.
  • Kearney, A. (2007). Interprofessional education service-learning project. IECPCP Focus, 3 [A newsletter from the Centre for Collaborative Health Professional Education, Memorial University], p. 4.
  • Brennan-Hunter, A., Anderson, C., & Kearney, A.J [Joint Program Evaluation Committee]. (October, 2006). Graduate Survey Report: Class of 2004. Memorial University of Newfoundland Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program.
  • Kearney, A., English. D., Grainger, P. & Lilly, A. [Site Program Evaluation Committee] (2006). Site Program Evaluation Report: Class of 2004. Centre for Nursing Studies Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program

Peer-Reviewed Presentations

  • Kearney, A.J., Sharpe, D., & Curran, V. (May, 2009). Outcomes of a comprehensive interprofessional health education strategy to improve patient care. Abstract submitted to the Canadian Association of Health Services and Policy Research Conference, Calgary, AB.
  • Kearney, A.J. (September, 2008). After I found the lump: The role of breast self-examination in the detection of breast cancer. Nursing Research Day 2008. St. John’s, NL.
  • Curran, V., Kearney, A., Heath, O., & Flynn, K. (June, 2008). Evaluation of a post-graduate medical education model for enhancing CanMEDS Collaborator Competencies. All Together Better Health Conference. Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm and Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden.
  • Kearney, A.J. (May, 2008). Interprofessional nursing education at Memorial: Transforming the way nurses will practice in the future. Eastern health annual research symposium. St. John’s, NL.
  • Kearney, A.J. (November, 2007). Interprofessional curriculum at Memorial University: Opportunities and challenges for nurses and nursing educators. Canadian Association of schools of Nursing 2007 National Nurse Educators’ Conference. Kingston, ON, 27.
  • Kearney, A.J. (October, 2007). Interprofessional collaboration for improved patient care and practice environments. Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador Annual Business Meeting.. St. John’s, NL.
  • University of Minnesota and the Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative Conference: An American-Canadian Dialogue on Interprofessional Health Education (Abstract accepted for October, 2007). Where the rubber hits the road: Interprofessional continuing education in rural communities. Minneapolis, MN. Authors: Health, O. (presenter), Kearney, A. J., & Forristall, J.
  • Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing 2007 National Nurse Educators’ Conference. (Abstract accepted for November, 2007). Interprofessional curriculum at Memorial University: Opportunities and challenges for nurses and nurse educators. Kingston, Ontario.
  • Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador Annual Business Meeting. (Abstract accepted for October 16, 2007). Interprofessional collaboration for improved patient care and practice environments. St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Atlantic Networks for Prevention Research. (July 5, 2007). Advancing community health through interprofessional education and practice. St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. Kearney, A. J. (first author), Health, O. (presenter), & Forristall, J.
  • Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research Conference. (June 13, 2007). Questioning the linkage between research and policy in breast screening. Toronto, Ontario.
  • Eastern Health Annual Research Symposium. (May 29, 2007). Should current health policy related to mammography screening be reconsidered? Nursing Education and Research Council (City Hospitals). St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Nursing Innovations Conference: Ethical Nursing Practice – Challenges and Possibilities. (June 2006). Exploring the ethical principle of choice in breast cancer screening. Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador / Newfoundland and Labrador Nurses’ Union. St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Canadian Nurses’ Association 2006 Biennial Convention. (Accepted but declined, June 2006). Challenging a technological approach in breast screening policy: Nursing implications for practice, research, education and policy. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
  • 12th Annual Qualitative Health Research Conference. (April, 2006). Increasing our understanding of the meaning of breast self examination to women: An exploration of personal and social factors influencing practice. International Institute for Qualitative Methodology. Edmonton, Alberta.

Peer-Reviewed Oral Presentations

  • Maddalena, V., Kearney, A., & Adams, L. (June, 2010). Quality of worklife for novice nurses. Abstract accepted for CNA Biennial Convention. Halifax NS.
  • Kearney, A. , Adey, T., Bursey, M., Conway, A., Cooze, L., Cunning, G., Dillon, C., Pevida, A., Barrett, J., Barter, J., King-Jesso, P., Kirby, B., McCarthy, P., Mullins-Richards, P., & Predham, H. (May, 2010). Enhancing patient safety through undergraduate interprofessional education. Abstracted accepted for the Canadian Conference on Medical Education. St. John’s, NL.
  • Kearney, A., Heath, O., Curran, V., Sharpe, D. (April, 2010). Building on success: Sustainable interprofessional education and collaboration activities. Abstract accepted for Altogether Better Health 5: International Interprofessional Education Conference. Sydney, Australia.
  • Curran, V., Heath, O., & Kearney, A. (March, 2010). Interprofessional education and teamwork: Fostering a culture of patient safety. Eastern Health Patient Safety Week Education Day. St. John’s, NL.
  • Curran, V., Heath, O., Kearney, A., & Sharpe D. (Alphabetical after the first author; January, 2010). Experiences with interprofessional education curriculum implementation at Memorial University. Abstract accepted for Ontario Interprofessional Health Collaborative. Toronto, ON.
  • Peyton, C. & Kearney, A.J. (November, 2009). Atlantic Regional Training Centre: A graduate training program for excellence in applied health services research. Primary Healthcare Partnership Forum. St. John’s, NL.
  • Kearney, A.J. (November, 2009). Preparing health professionals to provide collaborative patient-centred care. Primary Healthcare Partnership Forum. St. John’s, NL.
  • Heath, O., Kearney, A., & V. Curran (September, 2009) Interprofessional collaboration workshops: How residents learn about the CanMEDS collaborator role in practicing teams. The Higher Education Academy International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE) 2009, Victoria, BC.

Peer-Reviewed Poster Presentations

  • Kearney, A., Adey, T., Bursey, M., Conway, A., Cooze, L., Cunning, G., Dillon, C., Pevida, A., Barrett, J., Barter, J., King-Jesso, P., Kirby, B., McCarthy, P., Mullins-Richards, P., & Predham, H. (April, 2010). Enhancing Patient Safety through Undergraduate Interprofessional Education. Abstract accepted for the Altogether Better Health 5: International Interprofessional Education Conference. Sydney, Australia.
  • Kearney, A., Adey, T., Bursey, M., Conway, A., Cooze, L., Cunning, G., Dillon, C., Pevida, A., Barrett, J., Barter, J., King-Jesso, P., Kirby, B., McCarthy, P., Mullins-Richards, P., & Predham, H. (November, 2009). Enhancing Patient Safety through Undergraduate Interprofessional Education. Abstract accepted for Eastern Health Patient Safety Week Education Day. St. John’s, NL.
  • Sclater, A., Curran V., Kirby, B., Sharpe, D., Anstey, S.A., Bennett, L., Dawe, D., Edwards, D., Edwards, S., Kearney, A., & White, M. (alphabetical after first 4 authors). (July, 2009). Evaluation of an interprofessional education (IPE) module in care of the elderly and elder abuse. 19th International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics World Congress. Paris, France.

Invited speaker

  • Kearney, A.J. (May 6, 2009). IPE curriculum model for Memorial University of Newfoundland. Interprofessional Education: Integration, Implications and Outcomes: CAME / AFMC / CIHC Post-conference Workshop. Edmonton, AB.
  • Kearney, A.J. (November 5, 2008). Principles of Data Collection. Part of the “Evidence-based Practice Short Course”. Eastern Health. St. John’s, NL.
  • Kearney, A.J. (November 3, 2008). Principles of Data Collection. Part of the “Evidence-based Practice Short Course”. Eastern Health. St. John’s, NL.
  • Kearney, A.J. with D’Amour, D., DiCenso, A. & Sheps, S. (May 28, 2008). Building bridges to enhance capacity in health services and nursing research: The regional training centres experience. Bridging Silos: The Canadian Association of Health Services and Policy Research 2008 National Conference. Gatineau, QC.
  • Kearney, A.J. (March 26, 2008). Principles of Data Collection. Part of the Evidence-based Practice Short Course. Eastern Health. St. John’s, NL.
  • Kearney, A.J. (March 4, 2008).A critical examination of the benefits and risks of breast cancer screening. Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied health research Woman’s Health and/or Gender and Health Affinity Group. St. John’s, NL.
  • Curran, V., Health, O., Kearney, A.J. (alphabetical; November 30, 2007). Interprofessional Education curriculum at Memorial University. Presentation to the Canadian Federal, Provincial, and Territorial Chief Nursing Officers Meeting. St. John’s, NL.
  • Kearney, A.J. (October 30, 2007). Principles of Data Collection. Part of the Evidence-based Practice Short Course. Eastern Health. St. John’s, NL.
  • Kearney, A.J. (October 18, 2007). Principles of Data Collection. Part of the Evidence-based Practice Short Course. Eastern Health. St. John’s, NL.
  • Mini Medical and Health Sciences School Program. (October 3, 2007). Increasing understanding about breast screening evidence. Centre for Collaborative Health Professional Education, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University. St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research Stakeholder Forum. (March 8, 2007). Re-evaluating breast screening evidence. Researcher Speed Meetings with policymakers et al. St. John’s.
  • Research Seminar Series. (January, 2007). Breast self exams and mammograms: Questioning the evidence. Memorial University School of Nursing. St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Eastern Health. (November 21, 2006). Principles of Data Collection. Part of the Evidence-based Practice Short Course. St. John’s.
  • Eastern Health. (November 23, 2006). Principles of Data Collection. Part of the Evidence-based Practice Short Course. St. John’s.
  • Canada AIDS Walk for Life. (September 24, 2006). Keynote address. AIDS Committee of Newfoundland and Labrador. St. John’s.
  • Provincial Nursing Teleconference. (October, 2006). Primary Health Care 202: Promoting Collaborative Practice in Primary Health Care Reform. With M. Earle, on behalf of the Staff Advisory Committee for the Advancement of Health, ARNNL.

Other presentations

  • Ploughman, M., Austen, M., Kearney, A., Murdoch, M., Stefanelli, M., & Godwin, M. (February, 2010). Health, lifestyle, and aging well with Multiple Sclerosis. Primary Health Care Research Unit - Research in Progress Seminar Series. Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University.
  • Kearney, A. & Peyton, C. (November, 2009). Graduate Students in Masters in Applied Health Services Research –Atlantic Regional Training Centre (ARTC). Primary Health Care Research Unit - Research in Progress Seminar Series. Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University.
  • Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research Quantitative Analysis Affinity Group. (April 10, 2007). A retrospective analysis of breast cancer detection: Issues related to methodology and questionnaire construction. St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Kearney, A. J. with the Staff Advisory Committee for the Advancement of Health. (2006) Primary Health Care 202: Promoting Collaborative Practice in Primary Health Care Reform. Principal author of presentation prepared for the ARNNL for provincial dissemination.

Research funding

  • 2009 $10,000 Funder: Canadian Patient Safety Institute: The safety competencies and CanMEDS collaborative health professional education competencies: Integration in health professional education curriculum. Peters, S., Heath, O., Kearney, A. (alphabetical after first author).
  • 2009 $15,000 Funder: Mitacs ACCELERATE Graduate Research Internship Program. Student: Chris Shortall, Masters of Applied Health Services Research program (ARTC). Research: An environmental Scan of Cancer Research in Newfoundland and Labrador. Kearney, A.
  • 2009 $500,000 (to be confirmed) Funder: Health Canada with regional partners including Cancer Care Nova Scotia with Dalhousie University for the Atlantic arm. Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project (PATH; A cohort study regarding cancer development). Parfrey, P. (Co-PI), Woods. M. (Co- PI), and Co-Is: E. Dicks, V. Gadag, R. Green, J. Green, B. Griffiths, A. Kearney, P. Rahman, S. Smith, L. Twells, J. Valcour, & P. Wang.
  • 2009 $7,000 Funder: SSHRC/Vice President Research Grant, Memorial University: Quality of Worklife of Novice Nurses: A Qualitative Exploration. Maddalena, V. (PI), Kearney, A. (Co-PI) and Adams, A. (Co-I).
  • 2008 $3,500 Funder: School of Nursing Research Grant: Psychosocial needs of women who have surgery for breast cancer as an out-patient. Kearney, A. (co-investigator) with Dawe (PI), D., Bennett, L. & Westera, D.
  • 2008 $3,000 Funder: School of Nursing Research Grant: Psychosocial needs of women who have surgery for breast cancer as an out-patient. A. Kearney (co-investigator) with Dawe (PI), D., Bennett, L. & Westera, D.
  • 2008 $3,000 Funder: CIHR. Cafe Scientifique Grant: Why do you want to know that? The use of personal health information in health services and policy research. Lead with T. Rathwell, K. Critchley, & C. Peyton.
  • 2007 $62,500 Funder: Canadian Institute for Health research / Institute for Health Services and Policy Research. Timmins, V. (PI) & Kearney, A. (nominated PI). Title: Atlantic symposium on privacy in health services and policy research.
  • 2007, $25,000 Health and lifestyle practices and successful aging in people with MS (co-investigator with M. Ploughman and M. Stefanelli).
  • 2007, $148,500 Funder: Greenshield Canada Foundation. Title: Assessment of assistive technology provision in Atlantic Canada. (PI for Newfoundland and Labrador; with Tom Rathwell (Nominated PI, Dalhousie), Ed Biden (UNB), and Vianne Timmins (UPEI).
  • 2007, $5403.57 Funder: Health Care Foundation. Title: A retrospective study examining the role of personal palpation in the detection of invasive breast cancer. (Principal Investigator with P. Wang, E. Warren, and K. Laing).
  • 2001 – 2011, $3,750,000
    Funders: Canadian Health ervices Research Foundation / Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Focus: Atlantic Regional Training Centre Graduate Programs (Masters and PhD level) in Applied Health Services Research. Current principle investigators: Biden, Critchley, Kearney (NL; 2006- ), MacLellan, Rathwell, Timmons (alphabetical).
  • 2006, $2400 Faculty of Medicine Start-up Research Funding

Unfunded research / needs assessment activity

  • 2008-09 Principal Investigator. Assessment of faculty regarding recognition of interprofessional education teaching. Survey to IPE faculty in Medicine, Nursing, Social Work, and Pharmacy.
  • 2008-09 Principal Investigator. Assessment of faculty regarding evaluation tools for interprofessional education teaching. Survey to IPE faculty in Medicine, Nursing, Social Work, and Pharmacy.
  • 2007 Partner. Transforming the future of interprofessional curriculum in collaborative patient-centred practice in Canada: Enhancing the capacity of student researchers (a national research initiative with Pauzé, Oandasan, Bainbridge, Nasmith, Suter et al.).
  • 2007 Lead. Assessment of faculty development needs related to interprofessional education (IPE). Survey of faculty members involved with IPE in the Faculty of Medicine, and the Schools of Nursing, Pharmacy, and Social Work.
  • 2007 Co-investigator. Quality of team functioning on student intention to practice interprofessionally (with O. Health as PI, and E. Church).
  • 2006 - 2007 Principal Investigator. IECPCP Service Learning Project: Agency Evaluation.
  • 2006 Co-investigator. Psychosocial needs of women who have surgery for breast cancer as an out-patient (with Doreen Dawe, PI and M. Laryea).
  • 2006 Refinement of survey instrument: BN (Collaborative) Program Survey of Graduates - Class of 2005 (with JPEC members A. Brennan-Hunter and C. Anderson).
  • 2005-06 BN (Collaborative) Program Report: Survey of the Class of 2004 (with JPEC members A. Brennan-Hunter and C. Anderson).
  • 2005-06 Centre for Nursing Studies Site Program Report (Class of 2004; Chair of SPEC with D. English; P. Grainger, and A. Lilly).

Robert Meadus, Assistant Dean Pro Tempore, Undergraduate Programs

Publications

Peer-reviewed journals

  • Meadus, R. J. (2007) Adolescents coping with mood disorder: A grounded theory study. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 14(3), 209-217.
  • Meadus, R. J., & Twomey, J. C. (2007). Men in nursing: Making the right choice. Canadian Nurse, 103(2), 13-16.
  • Barnable, A., Gaudine, A., Bennett, L., & Meadus, R. (2006). Having a sibling with schizophrenia: A phenomenological study. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice: An International Journal, 20(3), 247-264.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Meadus, R. J., & Twomey, J. C. (2010). Men student nurses: The nursing education experience. Nursing Forum [In press, 2011]
  • Twomey, J. C., & Meadus, R. J. (2008). Despite the barriers men nurses are satisfied with career choice. Canadian Journal of Career Development, 7(1), 30-34.
  • Meadus, R. J. (2007) Adolescents coping with mood disorder: A grounded theory study. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 14(2), 209-217.
  • Meadus, R. J., & Twomey, J. C. (2007). Men in nursing: Making the right choice. Canadian Nurse, 103(2), 13-16.
  • Barnable, A, Gaudine, A, Bennett, L, & Meadus, R. (2006). Having a sibling with schizophrenia: A phenomenological study. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice: An International Journal, 20(3), 247-264.

Non peer-reviewed

  • Meadus, R. J. (2010). Move beyond the stereotypes [Letter to the editor]. Canadian Nurse, 106(7), 5.
  • Meadus, R. J. (2008). Nursing a career with many possibilities. The Recruiter Magazine [Electronic version]. http://www.recruitermagazine.ca

Published Referred Abstract (On-line)

Research Grants

  • Health Care Foundation Research Funding 2011, Eastern Health. C, Porr (Principal Investigator), R.J. Meadus, D. Dawe, C. Murray, N. Lewis, N. Snow, & P. Didham (Co-investigators). Title of Proposal: Patient Perception of the Nurse Uniform. Amount: $4,328.50
  • Health Care Foundation Research Funding 2011, Eastern Health. R.J. Meadus (Principal Investigator), T. Purchase, RN, & Dr's Bonnell, Rajan, St. John, White, &Wheeler. Child/Adolescent Mental Health Program, Eastern Health. Title of Proposal: Parents' Experience of Caring for an Adolescent with a Mood Disorder. Amount: $1057.41
  • School of Nursing Research Grant 2011. R.J. Meadus (Principal Investigator), T. Purchase, RN, & Dr's Bonnell, Rajan, St. John, White, &Wheeler. Child/Adolescent Mental Health Program, Eastern Health. Title of Proposal: Parents' Experience of Caring for an Adolescent with a Mood Disorder. Amount: $3500.00
  • Seed Funding 2010. Research Group METISS. Montreal, Quebec. Title of Proposal: Men's Strategies to Promote Mental and Physical Health and Manage Chronic Diseases within a Multicultural Perspective. Amount: $3000.00
  • Faculty of Health Research Grant 2009, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario. Zanchetta, M., Guruge, S., Maheu, C., Pilon, R., Meadus, et al. Title of Proposal: Men's Strategies to Promote Mental and Physical Health and Manage Chronic Diseases within a Multicultural Perspective: Systematic Review of International. Literature on Models and Frameworks. Amount: $2000.00
  • ARCASN Research Grant 2009. J. Creina Twomey & Robert J. Meadus. Title of Proposal: Men in Nursing: The Atlantic Canadian Perspective. Amount: $2000.00
  • Memorial University, SSHRC/Vice-President's Research Grant 2009. Title of Proposal: Men in Nursing: The Atlantic Canadian Perspective. Co-Investigator: J. C. Twomey. Amount: $3700.00
  • ARCASN Research Grant Award 2007. Title of Proposal: Men Student Nurses: The Nursing Education Experience. Co-Investigator: J. C. Twomey. Amount $1500.00
  • Memorial University School of Nursing Research Grant 2006/2007. Title of Proposal: Men Student Nurses: The Nursing Education Experience. Co-Investigator: J. C. Twomey. Amount: $1750.00
  • Open Grants Competition Canadian Health Research Foundation Research Grants Competition 2004/2006. Psychosocial & Behavioral Impact of Predictive DNA Testing for Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colorectal Cancer (HNPCC). Principal Investigator: Dr. C. Way & Dr. Mary J. Esplen, Co-Investigator: R. J. Meadus. Amount: $42, 066.70

Research Presentations

  • C. Porr, D. Dawe, P. Didham, N. Lewis, R.J. Meadus, C. Murray, & N. Snow. Oral Presentation: Are We Projecting Pride & Professionalism? ARCASN Annual Conference, June 17 & 18, 2011, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia
  • R.J. Meadus, & J. C. Twomey (Co-Presenters). Oral Presentation: Men in Nursing: Building a Program of Research. Annual General Meeting, Association of Registered Nurses Of NL, Holiday Inn, St. John's, NL, June 10, 2011.
  • P. Didham, C. Porr, R.J. Meadus (Co-Presenters) N. Snow, N. Lewis, & D. Dawe. Oral Presentation: Patient Perception of Nurse Attire: Does Policy Really Matter? Annual General Meeting, Association of Registered Nurses Of NL, Holiday Inn, St. John's, NL, June 10, 2011.
  • K. Whitehorne, A. Gaudine, R. J. Meadus, & S. Solberg. Oral Presentation: The Lived Experience of ICU Patients Who Have Experienced Delirium: A Phenomenological Study, Annual General Meeting, Association of Registered Nurses Of NL, Holiday Inn, St. John's, NL, June 10, 2011.
  • K. Whitehorne, A. Gaudine, R. J. Meadus, & S. Solberg. Oral Presentation: The Lived Experience of ICU Patients Who Have Experienced Delirium: A Phenomenological Study at the Nursing Research Symposium, Eastern Health, St. John's, NL, May 11, 2011.
  • J. Creina Twomey, & Meadus, R.J. (Co-Presenters): Why Men Choose Nursing: The Atlantic Canadian Perspective. Oral Presentation at the Nursing Research Day 2010, Memorial University, Health Sciences Centre, St. John's, NL., October 1 & 2, 2010.
  • A.M., Alteen, Budden, F., Meadus, R.J., & Snow. N. Oral Presentation: The Benefits of Using an Interprofessional Education Module in an Undergraduate Mental Health Nursing Course. Conference: Mental Health: Our Common Denominator, Holiday Inn, St. John's, NL., September 27 & 28, 2010.
  • Meadus, R.J. (Presenter, May 2010) & Twomey, J. C. Career Satisfaction for Men Nurses in Atlantic Canada. Oral presentation at the Atlantic Region Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (ARCASN), St. John's, NL, May 19-21, 2010.
  • Twomey, J. C., (Presenter, 2009, October) & Meadus, R.J. Male Student Nurses in Maternity. Oral presentation at the 34th Annual American Assembly for Men in Nursing Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio, October 22-24.
  • Meadus, R.J. (Presenter, 2009, October) Coping Through Connections: Adolescents With Mood Disorder. Oral presentation at the Canadian Federation of Mental Health Nurses National Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 21-23.
  • Barnable, A., (Presenter) Gaudine, A., Bennett, L., & Meadus, R. J. Poster Presentation (2009, June) Having A Sibling With Schizophrenia: A Phenomenological Study at the ARNNL Annual Meeting, Arts & Culture Centre, Corner Brook, NL, June 22-24.
  • Heath, O., Dillion, C., Oliver, E., Hearn, T., Alteen, A. M., (Presenters, 2009, May) Phillips, L., Meadus, R. J., et al. Interprofessional Mental Health Undergraduate Education: Lessons Learned. Oral presentation at the Collaborative Mental Health Care Conference, Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Twomey, J.C., (Presenter) & Meadus, R. J. (2009, May) Male Students in Women's Health: Perceptions of the Clinical Experience. Oral presentation at the CASN Research Conference, Moncton, NB.
  • Meadus, R. J. (Presenter) & Twomey, J. C. (2008, October). Men Student Nurses: The Nursing Education Experience. Oral Presentation at the 33 rd Annual Conference, American Assembly for Men in Nursing, New Orleans, LA.
  • Meadus, R. J. (Presenter) (2008, September) Adolescents Coping with Mood Disorder: A Grounded theory Study. Poster Presentation at the Nursing Research Day 2008: Diversity in Nursing Research, Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Nursing, St. John's, NL
  • Twomey, J. C. (Presenter) & Meadus, R. J. (2008, June). Using a Qualitative Approach to Investigate the Nursing Education Experience of Men Student Nurses: The Process and Preliminary Findings. Oral Presentation at the Atlantic Region Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (ARCASN), Annual Conference: Creating Our Future: Inspiring a New Generation, Sydney, Nova Scotia.
  • Meadus, R. J. (Presenter) (2007 April), Adolescents Coping with Mood Disorder: A Grounded Theory Study. Poster presented at the International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses: Transformative Practices in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, 9th Annual Conference, April 25-28, Montreal, Canada.
  • Meadus, R. J. (Presenter) (2006 November, 8-10). Adolescents Coping with Mood Disorder: A Grounded Theory Study. Paper presentation at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference: Transforming Healthcare through Research, Education and Technology. Dublin, Ireland.
  • Twomey, J. C. (Presenter) & Meadus, R. J. (2006, November, 8-10). Men in Nursing: Implications for Recruitment. Oral presentation at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference: Transforming Healthcare through Research, Education and Technology. Dublin, Ireland.
  • Twomey, J. C. (Presenter) & Meadus, R. J. (2006, November). Men in Nursing: Implications for Recruitment. Paper presentation at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference: Transforming Healthcare through Research, Education and Technology. Dublin, Ireland.
  • Twomey, J. C. & Meadus, R. J. (Presenter), (2006, June). Men in Nursing Career Choice & Barriers: Strategies to Improve Recruitment. Oral presentation at the Canadian Nurses Association Biennial Convention, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, June 18-21.
  • Twomey, J. C., & Meadus, R. J. (Co-Presenters)(2006, September) Newfoundland and Labrador Nurses: What Attracts Men to Nursing and What Makes Them Stay. Oral Presentation at Nursing Research Day 2006, Memorial University School of Nursing, St. John's, NL.
  • Meadus, R. J. (Presenter) (2006, June) CBC Saskatoon, Radio Interview: Topic: Men In Nursing
  • Twomey, J. C. & Meadus, R. J. (Presenter), (2006, June). Men in Nursing Career Choice & Barriers: Strategies to Improve Recruitment. Paper presentation at the Canadian Nurses Association Biennial Convention, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, June 18-21.
  • Twomey, J. C., (Presenter) & Meadus, R. J. (2006, May). Why Men Choose Nursing as a Career. Poster presented at the Atlantic Region-Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing, Annual Conference, Moncton, New Brunswick, May 25-26.
  • Way, C., (Presenter) Stokes, J., Meadus, R. J., Esplen, M. J., & Green, J. (2006, April). Psychosocial & Behavioral Impact of DNA Predictive Testing for Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colorectal Cancer (HNPCC). Paper presentation at the 12th International Qualitative Health Research Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, April 2-5.
  • Twomey, J. C., (Presenter) & Meadus, R. J. (2006, February). Men in Nursing Career Choice & Barriers: Strategies to Improve Recruitment. Poster presented at the Western Region-Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, February 23-25.

Invited Speaker

  • Meadus, R. J. (Presenter) (2008, October) Men in Nursing. Oral Presentation at the Atlantic Region Canadian Nursing Students Association Conference, St. John's, NL
  • Meadus, R. J. (Presenter) (2006, June) CBC Saskatoon, Radio Interview: Topic: Men in Nursing

Reports

  • Meadus, R. J. (2006). Adolescents Coping With Mood Disorder: A Grounded Theory Study. Unpublished Doctorate Dissertation (PhD), Barry University, School of Nursing, Miami, Florida

Karen Parsons, Associate Professor

Publications

  • Parsons, K., Surprenant, A., Tracey, A.M., & Godwin, M. (2011). A qualitative needs assessment of community dwelling older adults with age-associated memory loss or mild cognitive impairment, Canadian Family Physician (in press).
  • Parsons, K. (2010). Exploring Heideggerian philosophy as the underpinning to a phenomenological research method, Nurse Researcher, 17 (4) 60-69.
  • Parsons - Suhl, K., Johnson, M.E., McCann, J., & Solberg, S. (2008). Losing one's memory in early Alzheimer's disease. Qualitative Health Research, 18 (1), 31- 42. Impact factor 1.686
  • Parsons, K., Worrall, G., Knight, J., & Hewitt, D. (2004). Inhaler therapy: What it means for children with asthma. Canadian Family Physician, 50, 1102-1108.
  • Parsons, K. (1997). The Male Experience of Caregiving for a Family Member with Alzheimer's Disease. Qualitative Health Research, 7 (3), 391-407.

Research Grants

  • 2006 - 2011 Co-Investigator The Elder Care Project: Primary Health Care for Community Living Old Elderly. Funded by the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR). $474,000.00
  • 2007 - 2010 Co-Investigator HIV testing in pregnancy: Utilizing women's voices to inform policy. Funded by the Centre for Applied Health Research of Newfoundland & Labrador (NLCAHR) $7781.58
  • 2007 - 2010 Primary Investigator Determining the Needs of Community Dwelling Older Adults with Age-Associated Memory Impairment and Mild Cognitive Impairment in Newfoundland. Funded by the Centre for Applied Health Research of Newfoundland & Labrador (NLCAHR). $25,737.62

Conference presentations/invited talks

  • Parsons. K., Surprenant, A., Tracey, A. M., & Godwin, M. (2010). A Qualitative Needs Assessment of Community Dwelling Older Adults with Age-Associated Memory Impairment or Mild Cognitive Impairment in Newfoundland Canada. Poster presented at the Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health, Halifax Nova Scotia.
  • Parsons. K., Surprenant, A., Tracey, A. M., & Godwin, M. (2010). A Qualitative Needs Assessment of Community Dwelling Older Adults with Age-Associated Memory Impairment or Mild Cognitive Impairment in Newfoundland Canada. Poster presented at the International Federation on Ageing 10th Global Conference, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Parsons. K., Surprenant, A., Tracey, A. M., & Godwin, M. (2010). A Qualitative Needs Assessment of Community Dwelling Older Adults with Age-Associated Memory Impairment or Mild Cognitive Impairment. Paper presented at The 2010 NLCAHR Research Symposium. Memorial University, St. John's.
  • Bulman, D., Mathews, M., & Parsons, K. (2010). HIV screening during pregnancy – Voices and silences from Newfoundland and Labrador. Paper presented at The 2010 NLCAHR Research Symposium. Memorial University, St. John's.
  • Parsons. K., Surprenant, A., Tracey, A. M., & Godwin, M. (2009). A Qualitative Needs Assessment of Community Dwelling Older Adults with Age-Associated Memory Impairment or Mild Cognitive Impairment. Poster presented at the Primary Healthcare Partnership Forum (PHPF), St. John' Newfoundland, November 27-28.
  • Parsons. K., Surprenant, A., Tracey, A. M., & Godwin, M. (2009). A Qualitative Needs Assessment of Community Dwelling Older Adults with Age-Associated Memory Impairment or Mild Cognitive Impairment. Poster presented at the 19TH World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Paris France, July 4-9th.
  • Parsons. K., Surprenant, A., Tracey, A. M., & Godwin, M. (2009). A Qualitative Needs Assessment of Community Dwelling Older Adults with Age-Associated Memory Impairment or Mild Cognitive Impairment in Newfoundland, Canada. Paper presented at the Primary Healthcare Research Unit Research in Progress session. Memorial University, St. John's, NL.
  • Godwin, M., Buehler, S., Gadag, V., McCrate, F., Miller, R., Parsons, K., Parsons, W., Sclater, A., Pitcher, H., Kirby, A. The Eldercare Project: Recruitment and Baseline Data. Family Medicine Forum Calgary. October 2009.
  • Bulman, D., Mathews, M, Parsons, K. (2009) Pregnant women: Challenges associated with HIV/AIDS screening. Invited presentation for the Annual Meeting of AIDS New Brunswick (June 26, 2009)
  • Bulman, D., Mathews, M., Parsons, K. (2009, April). Screening for HIV during pregnancy within Newfoundland and Labrador: Culture, caring,and the implementation of best practice guidelines. Paper presented at the 17th annual CANAC conference, April 25-28, 2008, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
  • Parsons-Suhl, K. (2008). Determining the Needs of Community Dwelling Older Adults with Age-Associated Memory Loss and Mild Cognitive Impairment in Newfoundland- Preliminary. Paper presented at the New Directions in Aging Research Conference, Implications for Health Services and Policy, Fairmont Hotel, St. John's, NL.
  • Parsons-Suhl, K. (2008). Losing One's Memory: A Phenomenological Study of Early Alzheimer's Disease. Invited speaker- Affinity Research Group on Aging Issues. Memorial University, St. John's, NL.
  • Parsons-Suhl, K., & Dawe, D. (2008). Sexuality and Aging. Paper presented at the conference - Older Adults: Maximizing Care Across Health Care Settings. Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's, NL.
  • Glynn, E., Solberg, S.M., & Parsons-Suhl, K. (2008). Women Living with Psoriasis: A Phenomenological Study. Poster presentation. Nursing Research Day, School of Nursing, Memorial University, St. John's, NL.
  • Parsons-Suhl, K., Bishop, C. Faux, B., & Surprenant, A. (2008). Research on Aging. Memory, and Cognitive Abilities. Poster presentation, Lifestyles Show, Remax Centre, St. John's, NL
  • Parsons, K. (2007). Age-Associated Memory Loss and Mild Cognitive Impairment in NL. Invited Speaker - Canada's Association for the 50 Plus (CARP) Spring General Meeting Avalon Chapter.
  • Parsons, K., & Surprenant, A. (2007). Age Associated Memory loss. Invited speaker - CBC Radio Noon - Crosstalk. St. John's, NL

Creina Twomey, Assistant Professor

Publications

  • Pike-MacDonald, S., Best, D.G., Twomey, J. C., Bennett, L, & Blakeley, J. (2007). Promoting safe drinking water. Canadian Nurse, 103(1), 14-19.
  • Meadus, R. & Twomey, J. C.. (2007). Men in nursing: Making the right choice, Canadian Nurse, 103(2), 13-16.

Conference Presentations

  • Twomey, J.C. (Presenter) & Meadus, R (2006, November). Men in Nursing: Implications for Recruitment. Paper presentation at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference: Transforming Healthcare through Research, Education and Technology. Dublin, Ireland.
  • Twomey, J.C. & Meadus, R (Co-Presenters) (2006, September). Newfoundland and Labrador Nurses: What Attracts Men to Nursing and What Makes Them Stay. Oral presentation at Nursing Research Day 2006, St. John’s, NL
  • Matchim, S (Presenter), Twomey, J.C., Gaudine, A., (2006, Sept). A Survey to Assess the Skills and Learning Needs of Licensed Practical Nurses in Newfoundland and Labrador. Poster presented at Nursing Research Day 2006, St. John’s, NL.
  • Meadus, R (Presenter) & Twomey, J.C.. (2006, June). Men in Nursing Career Choice & Barriers: Strategies to Improve Recruitment. Paper presentation at CNA Annual Meeting, Saskatoon SK.
  • Twomey, J.C. (2006, May). Online Testing: Lessons Learned. Paper presented at ARCASN Annual Meeting, Moncton NB.
  • Twomey, J.C. (Presenter) & Meadus, R. (2006, May). Why Men Choose Nursing as a Career. Poster presented at ARCASN Annual Meeting, Moncton NB.
  • Matchim, S (Presenter), Twomey, J.C., Gaudine, A., (2006, May). A Survey to Assess the Skills and Learning Needs of Licensed Practical Nurses in Newfoundland and Labrador. Poster presentation at the Eastern Health Research Symposium, May, St. John’s NL.
  • Twomey, J.C. (Presenter) & Meadus, R. (2006, February). Men in Nursing Career Choice and Barriers: Strategies to Improve Recruitment. A Descriptive Study. Poster presented at WRCASN in Edmonton, Alberta.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Twomey, J.C.& Meadus, R. (2008). Despite the barriers men nurses are satisfied with career choice. Canadian Journal of Career Development, 7(1), 30-34.

Research Grants

  • Twomey, J.C. & Meadus, R. J. (2007). Men Student Nurses: The Nursing Education Experience. ARCASN Research Grant, $1500.00.
  • Meadus, R. J., & Twomey, J.C. (2007). Men Student Nurses: The Nursing Education Experience. School of Nursing Research Grant, $1,750.00.
  • MacDonald, S., Best, D. Blakely, J., & Twomey, J.C. (2007). Community Health Needs and Resources Assessment in Western Region. Health Labrador Corporation provided a $35,000 research grant, as well as support in kind, to study the needs of the region and compare to the previous study result sin 1999.Dalhousie

 

 

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