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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.

U.S. citizens who graduated from medical schools outside the United States and Canada and received certification from the educational commission for foreign medical graduates, 1983-2002

PURPOSE: To provide a descriptive overview of international medical school graduates (IMGs), U.S. and non-U.S. citizens, who obtained their medical degrees outside of the United States and Canada, with a focus on where U.S. citizens received their medical ...

Language:English
AuthorMcAvinue M B, Boulet J R, Kelly W C, Seeling S S, Opalek A
Year2005

U.S. citizens who obtain their medical degrees abroad: an overview, 1992-2006

The number of U.S. citizens attending medical schools outside the United States and Canada has increased recently. Because these people tend to return to the United States to practice medicine, it is important to know more about their characteristics and ...

Language:English
AuthorBoulet J R, Cooper R A, Seeling S S, Norcini J J, McKinley D W
Year2009

Ultrasonography for rheumatologists: The development of specific competency based educational outcomes

BACKGROUND: A competency based approach to the education of rheumatologists in musculoskeletal ultrasonography (MSK US) ensures standards are documented, transparent, accountable, and defensible, with clear benefit to all stakeholders. Specific competency ...

Language:English
AuthorBrown A K, O'Connor P J, Roberts T E, Wakefield R J, Karim Z, Emery P
Year2006

Un hôpital crée une agence d'infirmières

Aux prises avec les exigences trop strictes de la convention collective et un manque criant de personnel, le Centre de santé et de services sociaux d'Arthabaska-et-del'Érable a créé une agence interne pour pouvoir réembaucher ses infirmières retraitées.

Language:French
AuthorLemay E Y
Year2010

Un hôpital crée une agence d'infirmières

Aux prises avec les exigences trop strictes de la convention collective et un manque criant de personnel, le Centre de santé et de services sociaux d'Arthabaska-et-del'Érable a créé une agence interne pour pouvoir réembaucher ses infirmières retraitées.

Language:French
AuthorLemay E Y
Year2010

Un médecin propose des pistes de solution

MONTRÉAL - Alors que les urgences continuent de déborder partout au Québec, un médecin lance des pistes de solutions.

Language:French
Year2011

Un obstétricien-gynécologue sonne l'alarme

John Bray, un obstétricien-gynécologue, a décidé de rompre le silence et exige aujourd'hui qu'une de ses patientes, atteinte d'un cancer du col de l'utérus, âgée de 55 ans, soit opérée le plus tôt possible.

Language:French
AuthorTVA Nouvelles
Year2012

Un ordinateur portable de garde : Améliorer la qualité des services pharmaceutiques en dehors des heures d’ouverture de la pharmacie

Objectif : Décrire et présenter l’ordinateur de garde disponible pour les pharmaciens en dehors des heures d’ouverture de la pharmacie. Expliquer les aspects techniques, le contenu de l’ordinateur de garde et aborder les aspects de sécurité des données. E ...

Language:French
AuthorChouinard A, Tremblay S, Allen S, Jones H
Year2010

Un surplus d'effectifs dans un contexte de pénurie: Incroyable mais vrai!

En octobre 2010, dans le cadre de la Journée Carrière Québec, la Fédération des médecins résidents du Québec sonnait l’alarme sur un surplus avéré de médecins spécialistes dans certaines spécialités et un surplus potentiel à court et moyen terme dans d’au ...

Language:French
AuthorDussault C
Year2011

Un système de santé efficace grâce à un milieu de travail sain

En 2005, dix organismes nationaux de santé ont établi un partenariat pour élaborer un cadre conceptuel et une stratégie d'action fondés sur l'expérience concrète pour rendre les milieux de travail des organismes de santé publique du Canada plus sains afin ...

Language:French
AuthorLavoie-Tremblay M
Year2008

Uncovering blind spots in education and practice leadership: Towards a collaborative response to the nurse shortage

As the nursing shortage becomes an increasingly prominent everyday pressure for practice leaders, the search for quick solutions has intensified. A widespread perception has emerged within the service sector that nursing education is failing to fulfill it ...

Language:English
AuthorRegan S, Thorne S, Mildon B
Year2009

Uncovering the cost of care: An examination of extra billing in BC's long-term care facilities

This paper examines three aspects of out-of-pocket charges to residents in BC long-term care facilities. Prior studies documenting variability in extra billing and unintended adverse effects from charging patients for medically necessary items and service ...

Language:English
AuthorHarris J
Year2005

Underserviced area program: Recommendations for baseline data collection requirements for the development of specific performance measurements

The Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research (CRaNHR) at Laurentian University, with the involvement of the Ontario Health Human Resources Research Network (OHHRRN), conducted a research study to provide the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long‐Term C ...

Language:English
AuthorWenghofer E F, Hogenbirk J C
Year2010

Understanding advanced practice nursing

Advanced practice nursing has long been a poorly understood area of health services delivery. It is telling that the most popular issue in CHRSF's Mythbusters series is Myth: Seeing a Nurse Practitioner instead of a Doctor Is Second-Class Care, first publ ...

Language:English
AuthorEllis J, Morrison E
Year2010

Understanding and assessing interdisciplinarity in health research teams

Increasingly over the last few decades, funders and academic institutions have promoted the idea of interdisciplinarity as a way of harnessing new knowledge and fostering innovation in science. This dissertation of 4 papers sought to articulate how interd ...

Language:English
AuthorNair K M
Year2011

Understanding Canada's health care costs: Interim report

Canadians are concerned about the future of Canada's health care system and have consistently identified health care as their top priority. As key in the process of stabilizing and sustaining the health care system, Premiers and Territorial Leaders are un ...

Language:English
AuthorProvincial and Territorial Ministers of Health
Year2000

Understanding compassion in family medicine: A qualitative study

*PDF EMBARGOED UNTIL 2014* Aims: This thesis aimed to explore the physician’s capacity for, and their experiences and notions of compassion throughout training and in family practice. Methods: This qualitative study used a phenomenological approach. ...

Language:English
AuthorUygur J M
Year2012

Understanding family practice residents’ conceptualization and experience of empathy

A major problem in the medical profession is a lack of empathic communication skills in doctor-patient interactions. Studies have illustrated medical students’ ability to learn effective communication skills, yet have found their empathy for patients to d ...

Language:English
AuthorVan Tongeren C
Year2006

Understanding health care cost drivers and escalators

This report examines cost drivers and escalators in the Provincial and territorial health systems. The purpose of this report is to provide analysis and insights for key decision makers on the management of health care investments and, in particular, t ...

Language:English
AuthorPrada G, Roberts G, Vail S, Anderson M, Down E, Fooks C, Howatson A, Grimes K, Morgan S, Parent K, Sinclair D, Thompson V, Yalnizyan A
Year2004

Understanding healthcare professionals’ self-efficacy to resolve interprofessional conflict New!

Conflict within interprofessional healthcare teams, when not effectively resolved, has been linked to detrimental consequences; however, effective conflict resolution has been shown to enhance team performance, increase patient safety, and improve patient ...

Language:English
AuthorSexton M, Orchard C
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