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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.

Tackling nurse shortages in OECD countries

This paper reports the findings on the demand for and supply of nurses in OECD countries. It defines and describes evidence on current nurse shortages, and analyses international variability in nurse employment. Additionally, a number of demand and supply ...

Language:English
AuthorSimoens S, Villeneuve M, Hurst J
Year2005

Tackling rural and remote access issues through competency development for community-based workers/S'attaquer aux problèmes d'accès aux soins dans les milieux ruraux et éloignés grâce au développement des compétences des agents de santé communautaires

•Yukon faces problems of rural and remote service delivery •Population base •Funding •Geography •Recruitment, retention •Access issues for child/youth mental health services •Acute need in rural and remote areas, especially in First Nation (FN) ...

Language:English/French
AuthorGillian Mulvale, Stan Kutcher
Year2014

Take me to my leader-the importance of ethical leadership among formal nurse leaders New!

Although ethical leadership by formal nurse leaders is critical to enhancing ethical health-care practice, research has shown that many nurses feel unsupported by their leaders. In this article, we consider the limited attention directed toward ethical le ...

Language:English
AuthorStorch J, Makaroff K S, Pauly B, Newton L
Year2013
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Taking action on nurse fatigue | Prendre des mesures contre la fatigue des infirmières

The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) believes that registered nurses (RNs) who are fatigued could be placing both the patient and themselves at risk. This is substantiated by research that links fatigue to adverse events for patients and health problems ...

Language:English/French
AuthorCanadian Nurses Association (CNA)
Year2010

Taking care of the sick and scared: A local response in pandemic preparedness

Virtually all health care operations, including public health, are undertaken only at a local or regional level. Large-scale infectious disease emergencies, such as SARS or pandemic influenza, will be recognized and managed at a local level. The creation ...

Language:English
AuthorJohnson M M, Bone E A, Predy G N
Year2005

Taking charge: Building on the momentum to improve health care

Fifty-six health care experts from across Canada met on September 7, 2010, to address the continuous pressures placed on the health care system. by evidence, the directions outlined in this document are provided for Canada’s Health Ministers to consider a ...

Language:English
AuthorCanadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) & Canadian Nurses Association (CNA)
Year2010

Taking power: Making change and nurses' unions in Canada

The updated Third Edition of this successful Canadian text includes the latest and most vital professional, legal, ethical, political, social, economic, and environmental issues affecting Canadian nurses. Chapters by the most influential leaders in Canadi ...

Language:English
AuthorArmstrong P, Silas L
Year2009

Taking steps forward: Retaining and valuing experienced nurses | Aller de l'avant : La rétention et la valorisation des infirmières et des infirmiers avec expérience

There are important implications for the health care system as the majority of Canada’s current nursing workforce moves toward retirement. In 2004, Canada had more Registered Nurses (RNs) employed in nursing ages 50-54 than any other group. Given that nur ...

Language:English/French
AuthorCanadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU)
Year2006

Taking the lead: Community pharmacists' perception of their role potential within the primary care team

BACKGROUND: Patient-focused care provided by an interprofessional team has long been presented as the preferred method of primary care delivery. Community pharmacists should and can provide leadership for many clinical and managerial activities within the ...

Language:English
AuthorDobson R T, Taylor J G, Henry C J, Lachaine J, Zello G A, Keegan D L, Forbes D A
Year2009

Taking the next step: Options and support for a pan-Canadian, multi-professional HHR planning mechanism

This study is designed to accomplish two goals. The first is to propose potential options for creating a pan-Canadian HHR planning mechanism or mechanisms to better serve the process of coordinated HHR planning across jurisdictions and among multiple prof ...

Language:English
AuthorMcIntosh T, Torgerson R, Wortsman A
Year2008

Taking the patient to the classroom: Applying theoretical frameworks to simulation in nursing education

Upon completion of their education, nursing students are expected to practice safely and competently. Societal changes and revisions to nursing education have altered the way nursing students learn to competently care for patients. Increasingly, simulatio ...

Language:English
AuthorWaldner M H, Olson J K
Year2007

Talking to cancer patients about complementary and alternative medicine: Is it the physician’s responsibility?

Canada

Background: To ensure the safety and effectiveness of cancer management, it is important for physicians treating cancer patients to know whether their patients are using complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and if so, why. Objective: Here, we ...

Language:English
AuthorVerhoef M, Boon H, Page S,
Year2008
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Taming of the queue III - Physician roles

This is a presentation discusses the service-based model of patient access to care, challenges with introducing this mode, physician human resources challenges, and the physician's role in patient advocacy.

Language:English
AuthorCarruthers C
Year2006

Tapestry of care: Who provides care in the home?

In order to understand the tapestry of care in the home, we need to realize that in addition to regulated staff providing care, home support workers, volunteers and family and friend caregivers provide essential support to the frail, disabled and chronica ...

Language:English
AuthorPetch T, Shamian J
Year2008

Tapestry of care: Who provides care in the home?

In order to understand the tapestry of care in the home, we need to realize that in addition to regulated staff providing care, home support workers, volunteers and family and friend caregivers provide essential support to the frail, disabled and chronica ...

Language:English
AuthorPetch T, Shamian J
Year2008

Task Shifting in the Provision of Home and Social Care in Ontario, Canada: Implications for Quality of Care

Ontario, Canada

Abstract: Growing healthcare costs have caused home-care providers to look for more efficient use of healthcare resources. Task shifting is suggested as a strategy to reduce the costs of delivering home-care services. Task shifting refers to the delega ...

Language:Directory
AuthorDenton M, Brookman C, Zeytinoglu I, Plenderleith J, Barken R,
Year2014
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Task Shifting in the Provision of Home and Social Care: Implications for the Efficient Use of Health Human Resources/Le transfert de tâches dans la prestation des soins à domicile : Implications pour l'utilisation efficace des ressources humaines en santé

Task Shifting is a process of delegation whereby tasks are moved, to less specialized health workers who usually receive shorter pre-service training and possess lower qualification (World Health Professions Alliance, 2008) In home and social care i ...

Language:English/French
AuthorCatherine Brookman Margaret Denton, Isik Zeytinoglu, Jennifer Plenderleith
Year2014

Task shifting policy in Ontario, Canada: Does it help personal support workers’ intention to stay?

Ontario, Canada

The objective of this paper is to analyze the impact of task shifting policy on personal support workers’ (PSWs) intention to stay in home care. Data were collected through interviews with 46 home care staff of a large home care organization in Ontario, C ...

Language:English
AuthorZeytinoglu I, Denton M, Brookman C, Plenderleith J,
Year2014

Taskforce aims to bolster rural physicians

Canada, Canada

Having worked in the interior of British Columbia since 1989, Dr. John Soles life as a rural family physician has been nothing like his urban colleagues. He has done “the full spectrum,” he says, from delivering babies and treating colds to mentoring youn ...

Language:English
AuthorMichael Colborne
Year2016
Type of Data Source

Taxonomy of nursing care organization models in hospitals New!

Background: Over the last decades, converging forces in hospital care, including cost-containment policies, rising healthcare demands and nursing shortages, have driven the search for new operational models of nursing care delivery that maximize the use ...

Language:English
AuthorDubois C A et al.
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