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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.

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Early palliative care and its translation into oncology practice in Canada: barriers and challenges

This article reviews the progress Canada has made integrating palliative care into oncologic practice. Key clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) have influenced and have been translated into Canadian oncology policy and operations. Comprehensive accreditati ...

Language:Directory
AuthorFassbender K, Watanabe SM.
Year2015
Type of Data Source

Early palliative care and its translation into oncology practice in Canada: barriers and challenges

Canada, Canada

This article reviews the progress Canada has made integrating palliative care into oncologic practice. Key clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) have influenced and have been translated into Canadian oncology policy and operations. Comprehensive accreditati ...

Language:English
AuthorKonrad Fassbender, Sharon M. Watanabe
Year2015

Early retirement among registered nurses: Contributing factors

AIM: This study explored the factors that influence nurses to retire early and the incentives that might encourage them to stay longer in employment. BACKGROUND: The increasing number of nurses taking early retirement reduces an already depleted nursin ...

Language:English
AuthorBlakeley J A, Ribeiro V E
Year2008

Early retirement among RNs: Estimating the size of the problem in Canada

Background: Many health human resource planners have warned that Canada, like much of the industrialized world, is facing a nursing shortage. In Canada, nearly one-third of registered nurses (RNs) in the workforce are aged 50 years or older, and will soon ...

Language:English
AuthorO'Brien-Pallas L, Alksnis C, Wang S, Birch S, Tomblin Murphy G, Roy F A, Sajan P
Year2003

Early-career work location of Memorial University medical graduates: Why the decline in rural practice?

Introduction: In a previous study, we found a decline in the proportion of Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) medical alumni practising in rural areas, particularly in Newfoundland and Labrador. The current study focused on the work location of ...

Language:English
AuthorMathews M, Ryan D, Samarasena A
Type of Data Source

Earning their return: When & why Ontario RNs left Canada, and what will bring them back

The past decade has been extremely challenging for Ontario’s registered nurses. Dramatic fluctuations in employment opportunities, driven by funding cuts and short-sighted policy initiatives, led many RNs to leave the province, the country and even the pr ...

Language:English
AuthorRegistered Nurses Association of Ontario
Year2001

Earnings, occupation, and schooling decisions of immigrants with medical degrees: Evidence for Canada and the United States

Both Canada and the United States are increasingly reliant on immigrant physicians for the provision of primary care and specialist health services, particularly in more rural regions. However immigrant physicians who obtained their medical training elsew ...

Language:English
AuthorMcDonald J T, Warman C, Worswick C
Year2010

EBM a challenge for international medical graduates [Letter]

To the Editor: Evidence-based medicine (EBM is encouraged in postgraduate education, but many curricula lack key elements such as evaluation, access to resources, faculty development, or training regarding pre-appraised summarized evidence-based resource ...

Language:English
AuthorAllan G M, Manca D, Szafran O, Korownyk C
Year2007

Economic analysis of physician assistants in Ontario: Literature review and feasibility study

We conducted a literature review of studies on Physician Assistants working in a variety of settings and found few evaluation studies on the costs and/or effectiveness of Physician Assistants in primary care practices, Emergency Departments and in hospita ...

Language:English
AuthorGafni A, Birch S, Buckley G
Year2011

Economic and social integration of immigrant live-in caregivers in Canada

Institute for Research on Public Policy, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Jelena Atanackovic and Ivy Lynn Bourgeault find that major changes to the Live-in Caregiver Program are required in order to improve the economic and social integration of these migrant workers before and after their participation in the program, notably, ...

Language:Directory
AuthorBourgeaul I, Atanackovic J
Year2014

Economic cost of chronic disease in Canada: 1995-2003

The five direct cost components in this report are organized and measured in terms of hospital care, specialized treatment, physician care, prescription drugs, and additional direct health expenditures (including other professionals, capital, public healt ...

Language:English
AuthorPatra J, Popova S, Rehm J, Bondy S, Flint R, Giesbrecht N
Year2007

Economic expansion is a major determinant of physician supply and utilization

OBJECTIVE: To assess the relationship between levels of economic development and the supply and utilization of physicians. DATA SOURCES: Data were obtained from the American Medical Association, American Osteopathic Assocation, Organization for Economi ...

Language:English
AuthorCooper R A, Getzen T E, Laud P
Year2003

Economists' dream or nightmare? Maximizing health gains from available resources using the NICE guidelines

Economic evaluation has been defined as ‘ensuring the value of what is gained from an activity outweighs the value of what is sacrificed’ (Williams, 1983). There is a considerable literature on how to use economic evaluation methods to inform health ca ...

Language:English
AuthorBirch S, Gafni A
Year2007

Educated and underemployed: The paradox for nursing graduates

There are three sources of nursing supply: new graduates, internationally educated nurses, and nurses returning to the workforce. This report focuses on the supply and employment of new nursing graduates in Ontario and their absorption into the workforce ...

Language:English
AuthorBaumann A, Blythe J, Cleverly K, Grinspun D, Tompkins C
Year2006

Educating for evidence-based practice

Several countries have developed policy initiatives that require health care to be evidence based and health science students to study under an evidence-based curriculum as well as learn how to practice in an evidence-based way. Evidence-based nursing (EB ...

Language:English
AuthorCiliska D
Year2005

Educating health workers: A statistical protrait | Éducation des travailleurs de la santé: Un portrait statistique

There has been much talk recently about looming shortages in Canada’s supply of individuals working in health occupations. To understand the degree to which the supply of workers in health occupations is meeting (and will meet) the health needs of Canadi ...

Language:English/French
AuthorAllen M K, Ceolin R, Ouellette S, Plante J, Vaillancourt C
Year2007

Educating health workers: Provincial Results | Éducation des travailleurs de la santé: Résultats provinciaux

There has been much talk recently about looming shortages in Canada’s supply of individuals working in health occupations. To understand the degree to which the supply of workers in health occupations is meeting (and will meet) the health needs of Canadi ...

Language:English/French
AuthorCeolin R, Plante J
Year2008

Educating international nurses: Curricular innovation through a bachelor of science in nursing bridging program

A curricular innovation was designed to provide internationally educated nurses with access to nursing licensure and employment. Through a program that includes professionally relevant English language support, mentorship, academic upgrading, workplace ex ...

Language:English
AuthorCoffey S
Year2006

Educating nurses for the knowledge economy

When discussing the education of nurses for the knowledge economy it must be assumed that nursing is influenced by multiple factors reflective of the broader society in which it exists. These factors include civil society, social justice, and the public s ...

Language:English
AuthorMyrick F
Year2005

Educating the future eHealth professional nurse

Nursing is at the cusp of a truly revolutionary time in its history with the emergence of electronic health (eHealth) technologies to support client care. However, technology itself will not transform healthcare without skilled practitioners who have the ...

Language:English
AuthorBooth R G
Year2006