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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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Facilitating admissions of diverse students: A six-point, evidence-informed framework for pipeline and program development

Introduction Several national level calls have encouraged reconsideration of diversity issues in medical education. Particular interest has been placed on admissions, as decisions made here shape the nature of the future physician workforce. Critical a ...

Language:English
AuthorYoung et al.
Type of Data Source

Facilitating best practice in aged care: Exploring influential factors through critical incident technique

Aim.  The focus of this study is on the perspective of facilitators of evidence-based aged care in long-term care (LTC) homes about the factors that influence the outcome of their efforts to encourage nursing staff use of best practice knowledge. Design.  ...

Language:English
AuthorJanes N, Fox M, Lowe M, McGilton K, Schindel-Martin L
Year2009

Facilitating collaboration between primary care and public health

When patients interact with the health care system, distinctions between public health and primary care are unclear and often go unnoticed. To the public, health services may appear to be seamless but in fact they are not. Historically, primary care and p ...

Language:English
AuthorDavies L
Year2012

Facilitating interprofessional education and practice

Collaborative patient-centred care has the potential to address serious issues in the Canadian health-care system such as those related to increasing complexity of care; patient safety and access; and recruitment and retention of health human resources. T ...

Language:English
AuthorKearney A J
Year2008

Facilitating the continuity of care for First Nation clients within a regional context

A physician providing stand-in services in three remote Ontario First Nation communities raised serious questions about the continuity of health care clients received after reviewing their charts. Dr. Dignan's report prompted the Shibogama First Nations C ...

Language:English
AuthorMinore B
Year2001

Facilitating the process of becoming a public health nurse

Nurses transitioning from acute care to public health nursing report feelings of anxiety, frustration, and the need to develop skills to work with families in communities. Orientation is a critical activity implemented in the first few months to help publ ...

Language:English
AuthorCarle B L
Year2002

Facility-based long-term care in Canada: Examining the potential for a federal role in improving quality and consistency of access

The federal government has oversight capacity to ensure quality, sustainability, and accessibility of the facility-based long-term care (LTC) system, by promoting federalprovincial-territorial discussion and planning. The delivery of facility-based LTC fa ...

Language:English
AuthorDesimini
Year2010

Facing existential realities: Exploring barriers and challenges to spiritual nursing care

Although nurses of the past and present recognize the importance of spiritual care to health and healing, in practice and education, spiritual care dwells on the periphery of the profession. The purpose of this study was to gain a better understanding of ...

Language:English
AuthorCarr T J
Year2010

Fact sheet: Applying utilization levels to evaluate nurse staffing

This study examined variations in nurse staffing levels to provide evidence to guide policy & management decisions regarding the deployment & utilization of nursing personnel. Key findings indicated that lower nursing unit staffing levels were associated ...

Language:English
AuthorMayer R, O'Brien-Pallas L, Thomson D
Year2007

Fact Sheet: Casualization and SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome): Implications for human resource policies

This fact sheet reviews the SARS crisis, the management of health human resources during the crisis, and policy recommendations for health human resource planning.

Language:English
AuthorHavenaar J, Blythe J
Year2004

Fact sheet: Health human resources (HHR) - An analysis of forecasting models

By the year 2011 we are likely to experience significant shortages in the number of Registered Nurses available to meet the health care needs of the public (Ryten, 1997). Given this projection and the current time of economic restraint, it is imperative t ...

Language:English
AuthorProudman G
Year2004

Fact sheet: Health system savings through reduced hospitalizations

Non-profit, community-governed, multidisciplinary primary health care is the highly-effective and affordable primary health care model for Ontarians who encounter a diverse range of access barriers like language, literacy, culture, gender, poverty, geogra ...

Language:English
AuthorAssociation of Ontario Health Centres (AOHC)
Year2005

Fact sheet: Internationally education nurses (IENS) in Ontario

This fact sheet is based on: Internationally educated nurses in Ontario: Maximizing the brain gain, a study commissioned by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care.

Language:English
AuthorBlythe J, Baumann A, McIntosh K
Year2006

Fact sheet: Mobility of nurses within Canada

This fact sheet is a summary of the statistical data for mobility of nurses in Canada, compiled by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI).

Language:English
AuthorClause A, Blythe J, Baumann A
Year2005

Factors affecting delivery of evidence-based procedural pain care in hospitalized neonates

OBJECTIVE: To examine the effects of nurse, infant, and organizational factors on delivery of collaborative and evidence-based pain care by nurses. DESIGN: Cross sectional. SETTING: Two Level III neonatal intensive care units in 2 large tertiary car ...

Language:English
AuthorLatimer M A, Johnston C C, Ritchie J A, Clarke S P, Gilin D
Year2009

Factors affecting nurse practitioner role implementation in Canadian practice settings: An integrative review

AIM: To review the literature about the Canadian experience with nurse practitioner role implementation and identify influencing factors. BACKGROUND: Although nurse practitioners have been in existence for more than 40 years, their integration into hea ...

Language:English
AuthorSangster-Gormley E, Martin-Misener R, Downe-Wamboldt B, Dicenso A
Year2011

Factors affecting physician performance: Implications for performance improvement and governance

BACKGROUND: A physician's personal and professional characteristics constitute only one, and not necessarily the most important, determining factor of clinical performance. Our study assessed how physician, organizational and systemic factors affect famil ...

Language:English
AuthorWenghofer E F, Williams A P, Klass D J
Year2009

Factors affecting recruitment and retention of rehabilitation professionals in Northern Ontario, Canada: a cross-sectional study

Introduction: Historically, Northern Ontario, Canada, has been an underserviced area for health care, including the rehabilitation professions of occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech–language pathology and audiology. The Rehabilitation Studies and ...

Language:English
AuthorWinn C S, Chisholm B A, Hummelbrunner J A
Year2014
Type of Data Source

Factors affecting recruitment and retention of rehabilitation professionals in Northern Ontario, Canada: A cross-sectional study

INTRODUCTION Historically, Northern Ontario, Canada, has been an underserviced area for health care, including the rehabilitation professions of occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech-language pathology and audiology. The Rehabilitation Studies and ...

Language:English
AuthorWinn C S, Chisholm B A, Hummelbrunner J A
Type of Data Source

Factors affecting the quality of care for older adults in emergency departments: An integrative research review

Although older adults are the largest growing group of emergency patients, most emergency departments are ill prepared to receive, assess, and treat the complex needs of this group (Leah & Adams, 2010; Nolan, 2009; Roethler, Adelman & Parsons, 2011). This ...

Language:English
AuthorSavage S
Year2012