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The library is a searchable online bilingual database of peer-reviewed literature, grey literature, as well as data resources on all matters related to health human resources within and concerning Canada.

Dalhousie University/WHO collaborating centre on health workforce planning and research: Planning for HHR around the world

Improving health services changes lives and transforms communities. The key element in the delivery of health services is an effective, productive workforce. Up to 80% of operational costs in health systems are related to staff and employment. The provisi ...

Language:English
AuthorTomblin Murphy G, MacKenzie A
Year2010

Data for improvement and clinical excellence: Protocol for an audit with feedback intervention in long-term car

Background: There is considerable evidence about the effectiveness of audit coupled with feedback, although few audit with feedback interventions have been conducted in long-term care (LTC) settings to date. In general, the effects have been found to be m ...

Language:English
AuthorSales A E, Schalm C
Year2010

Daughters caring for dying parents: A process of relinquishing

Caring for elderly, dying parents is challenging for daughters as they try to balance other obligations and responsibilities. The purpose of this grounded theory study was to explain the domain of daughters' caregiving experiences in Newfoundland and Labr ...

Language:English
AuthorRead T, Wuest J
Year2007

Daughters of mothers with Multiple Sclerosis: Their experiences of play

This study described the play experiences of daughters who were caregivers to their mothers with multiple sclerosis (MS). The experiences of four Canadian-Caucasian women aged 19-26 were captured using phenomenological methods of individual and focus grou ...

Language:English
AuthorJonzon A J
Year2010

De chirurgienne à pâtissière

Une chirurgienne qui compte 22 ans d’expérience s’est retrouvée à faire un gâteau au chocolat parce qu’elle s’est fait annuler les chirurgies qu’elle devait faire il y a deux semaines. Parmi ses patients, plusieurs ont des maladies graves comme le cancer.

Language:French
AuthorLemay E Y
Year2012

De la commission parent aux réformes de la santé et au code des professions, 1961-1974

La signifi cation de la Révolution tranquille est souvent envisagée sous l’angle d’un « récit de la technocratisation », qui repose sur la double idée d’une continuité claire entre les réformes du temps et d’une action centralisée entre les mains de quelq ...

Language:French
AuthorPrud'homme J
Year2012

De la résidence à la pratique : Votre guide

L’entrée en pratique entraîne de nombreuses démarches, souvent à une période de notre formation où le temps nous manque, notamment en raison des exigences liées aux études en prévision des examens finaux, des démarches inhérentes à la recherche d’un poste ...

Language:French
AuthorFédération des médecins résidents du Québec
Year2010

De l’interdisciplinarité à l’inter-épistémê. Le cas d’une formation interdisciplinaire de troisième cycle en gérontologie

La plupart des nouveaux programmes de troisième cycle comportent une forte composante interdisciplinaire, le plus souvent cependant focalisée sur un domaine d’étude (ex. : la santé), ce qui réduit l’aire de dispersion épistémologique dans laquelle l’activ ...

Language:French
AuthorBelzile L, Couturier Y, Lorrain D
Year2011

De sérieuses lacunes sont identifiées à l'urgence

SAINT-JÉRÔME - La surveillance et l'évaluation des patients sont inadéquates à l'urgence de l'hôpital de Saint-Jérôme, selon le Protecteur du citoyen, qui dresse une liste de 23 recommandations visant à remédier à cette situation.

Language:French
AuthorPrévost H
Year2012

Deal with doctors

The current collective agreements with physicians encourage them to practice more medicine, at greater cost. The only way to contain health care spending is to change the deals we make with doctors.

Language:English
AuthorLewis S, Sullivan T
Year2013

Dealing with difficult people

The mere mention of difficult people brings knowing looks to our faces. These people won't go away, so you need to deal with them effectively before they cause any real damage. Easier said than done! First, learn to recognize difficult people. Some key ch ...

Language:English
AuthorKeenan-Hayes S
Year2001

Death & dying: Working with clients at the end of life

The last century has seen significant changes in how people experience death. There has been a growing discourse about end of life issues and how they affect people. Death and dying are no doubt difficult issues for people to contemplate, including profes ...

Language:English
AuthorVedell A
Year2008

Debate on paying doctors

The Centre for Innovation in Complex Care hosted a debate on April 8, 2011 focused on the resolution that "the single most important step in improving hospital quality is having physicians paid and employed by hospitals." Healthydebate.ca covered this is ...

Language:English
AuthorHealthdebate
Year2011

Decades of restructuring hurts morale of Alberta's health care professional

This is the second of a two-part series on Alberta’s health care restructuring. This article examines the impact of constant change at the highest levels of administration on those who work within the health care system.

Language:English
AuthorBorn K, Tepper J, Cummings G
Year2013

Décideurs et gestionnaires: Place à la prise de décision éclairée par les données probantes

Plan de la présentation: • Gestionnaire et données probantes? • Définition • Rôle Leader

Language:French
AuthorLavoie-Tremblay M
Year2009

Deciding if homecare is right for me: The experience of the new graduate nurse

The experiences of new graduate nurses who begin their careers in homecare are not well understood. As such, the purpose of the study was to understand the meaning of new graduate nurses employment in home health care in relation to their decision to rema ...

Language:English
AuthorPatterson E
Year2011

Decision making by baccalaureate nursing students in the clinical setting

Many researchers who have explored nurse decision making have concluded that decision making is a learned skill that must be taught by nurse educators. Yet little research has been conducted to explore nursing students' decision making. If nurse educators ...

Language:English
AuthorBaxter P E, Boblin S
Year2008

Decision making for nurse staffing: Canadian perspectives

The effectiveness of methods for determining nurse staffing is unknown. Despite a great deal of interest in Canada, efforts conducted to date indicate that there is a lack of consensus on nurse staffing decision-making processes. This study explored nurse ...

Language:English
AuthorHall L M, Pink L, Lalonde M, Murphy G T, O'Brien-Pallas L, Laschinger H K, Tourangeau A, Besner J, White D, Tregunno D, Thomson D, Peterson J, Seto L, Akeroyd J
Year2006

Decisions, decisions: Family doctors as gatekeepers to prescription drugs and diagnostic imaging in Canada │ Décisions, décisions : Les médecins de famille en tant que gardes de l'accès aux médicaments d'ordonnance et à l'imagerie diagnostique au Canada

This report examines the increasingly complex role of family physicians and the effects of their decisions on the use of Canada's health care services. │ Ce rapport étudie le rôle toujours plus complexe des médecins de famille et les répercussions d ...

Language:English/French
AuthorHealth Council of Canada │ Conseil canadien de la santé
Year2010

Defining competence for the purposes of certification by the College of Family Physicians of Canada: The new evaluation objectives in family medicine | Définir la compétence aux fins de la certification par le Collège des médecins de famille du Canada : L

The evaluation objectives presented here will guide the College’s Board of Examiners in the choice of criteria for the testing and certification of competence in family medicine, during both in-training evaluation and the Certification Examination in Fami ...

Language:English/French
AuthorThe College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) | Le Collège des médecins de famille du Canada
Year2009