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Measuring Scope of Practice Enactment among Primary Care Registered Nurses in Ontario
Background: Primary care is the sector of health care in which patients first establish contact with the health system, are provided person-focused care over time for all new or common needs, and receive coordinated ...
Academic Integrity and Senior Nursing Undergraduate Clinical Practice
Background: Academic integrity (AI) has been defined as the commitment to the values of honesty, trust, fairness, respect, and responsibility with courage in all academic endeavours. The senior years of nursing studies ...
If People Were Kaleidoscopes: Sharpening the Resolution on Patient Engagement in Safety
Healthcare is unacceptably error prone. The question remains why, with 20 years of evidence, is error and harm reduction not being effective? While precise numbers may be debated, all stakeholders recognize the frequency ...
COPING STRATEGIES AND PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING AMONG BHUTANESE REFUGEES RESETTLED IN OTTAWA, CANADA
Since 2008, more than 6000 Bhutanese refugees have been resettled in over 21 communities across Canada, with nearly 300 individuals residing in Ottawa. This resettling process is associated with physical and psychological ...
Nursing Students and Patient Safety: Errors, Curriculum, and Perspectives
Healthcare is a high reliability industry designed to improve, preserve, and protect the health of citizens (Institute of Medicine [IOM], 2000). Events that affect patient safety have been reported with increasing regularity ...