Nurses

Nurses

Where have all the nurses gone?

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Pat Armstrong
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Vol 9, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses changes in nurses training and new hospital management strategies. Illustrates how the work environment for nurses has transformed and introduces the controversy of technology vs hands-on care.  

The cultural basis of well-being

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Candia Alexander
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Vol 7, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article illustrates the influence of culture aan essential ingredient of nurses’ training.  Validates traditional knowledge.  Highlights the authors experience in creating the curriculum for The Saskatchewan Indian Community College. 

Findings from the 2005 National survey of the work and health of nurses (NSWHN)

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English
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L'Enquête nationale sur le travail et la santé du personnel infirmier (ENTSPI) de 2005 resultats
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Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Institute for Health Information, Health Canada and Statistics Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

The survey was administered to a sample of LPNs, RNs and RPNs from across the country. Data from the survey help to identify relationships between selected health outcomes, the work environment and work-life experiences.

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0-662-44484-1
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Includes 51 tables in the appendices.

Highlights from the regulated nursing workforce in Canada, 2005

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English
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Online
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Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2006

Highlights current trends in the nursing workforces and provides provincial/territorial nursing workforce profiles. This document also presents a partial look at the Health Human Resource workforce of Canada's provincial and territorial health regions.

The impact of patient classification systems on women front-line care workers in rural nursing homes

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English
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Online
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Belinda Leach
Bonnie Hallman
Gillian Joseph
Nichola Martin
Anita Marcotte
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2006

This study explores patient classification systems and their impact on front-line workers in rural long-term care homes in Ontario and Manitoba.

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Staffing for safety: a synthesis of the evidence on nurse staffing and patient safety

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English
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Online
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Amy Sanchez McCutcheon
Maura MacPhee
Janet M Davidson
Mimi Doyle-Waters
Servane Mason
Wendy Winslow
Publisher: 
Canadian Health Services Research Foundation
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Identifies areas and opportunities for action that identified by expert decision makers in nurse staffing and patient safety and informed by research evidence.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Looking forward, working together: priorities for nursing leadership in Canada

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English
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Canadian Health Services Research Foundation
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses the Canadian nursing workforce, and addresses the current issues in human resources planning and management.

Nursing against the odds: how health care cost cutting, media stereotypes, and medical hubris undermind nurses and patient care

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Suzanne Gordon
Publisher: 
Cornell University Press
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ithaca, NY

Looks at the causes of and possible solutions to the nursing crisis.

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ISBN 081439760
NURS.G67 2005
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Includes bibliographical and index.

Measuring the retention of registered nurses in Canada: a study of 2000–2004 registration data

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English
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Online
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Analysis in Brief
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Measures the retention of registered nurses (RNs) in Canada by studying provincial and territorial registration data between 2000 and 2004.

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Includes bibliographical references.

A review of scopes of practice of health professions in Canada: a balancing act

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English
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Author: 
Patricia M Baranek
Publisher: 
Health Council of Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a review of general definitions and position papers on scopes of practice of health professions.

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HEAP.B37 2005
ISBN 09739725486
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Includes bibliographical references.
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