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Nurse Staffing, Interruptions in Practice, and Patient Safety Outcomes

January 1, 2010 | By |

This research study is aimed at understanding the complex processes and interruptions in the nursing work environment that may contribute to patient safety incidents. Read More

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An Understanding of Canadian-Trained Nurses in the U.S.

January 1, 2009 | By |

The purpose of phase one of this research is to gain an understanding of the Canadian-trained RNs in the U.S. Phase two aims to identify the basic motivations for emigration of Canadian nurses licensed to work in North Carolina, and to determine their interest in returning to Canada to work. Read More

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Hospital Reports: 2002 and Beyond – Nursing Component

January 2, 2008 | By |

The overall purpose of the Nursing Report project was to introduce and structure a nursing perspective within the Hospital Reports series in Ontario. Read More

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Quality Worklife Indicators for Nursing Practice Environments in Ontario: A Critical Synthesis of the Literature and Pilot Study of the Feasibility of Collecting Indicator Data

January 1, 2008 | By |

The purposes of this research were: (a) to conduct a critical review and analysis of the literature on input or structural variables in work settings that can be considered indicators of the quality of nurse’s work life in health care settings in Ontario, and (b) to conduct a pilot study to determine the feasibility of collecting data related to these indicators. Read More

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Evaluation of Nursing Staff Mix and Staff Ratio Tools and Models

January 1, 2006 | By |

The objectives of the study were to evaluate the effectiveness of nursing staff mix and staff ratio tools; and to provide recommendations on how these tools contribute to the creation of appropriate workload for nurses. Read More

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A Comparative Analysis of Models for Costing Nursing Services

January 1, 2005 | By |

The purpose of this research was to examine the costing methodology employed for nursing services in Ontario, and to evaluate its relationship to actual nursing services utilization in the health care sector. Read More

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A Study of the Impact of Nursing Staff Mix Models & Organizational Change Strategies on Patient, System & Caregiver Outcomes

January 2, 2004 | By |

The Nursing Staff Mix Outcomes Study (NSMOS) was a province-wide research project that was designed to assess the impact of the composition and mix of nursing care staff in acute care teaching hospitals on patient, nurse and system outcomes. Read More

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Examining Knowledge and Skill Requirements in Pediatric Home Care Nursing

January 1, 2004 | By |

The purpose of this research was to examine current approaches, and develop and test a new method for measuring nursing productivity in home care settings in Ontario, by evaluating its relationship to outcomes for the system and the patient. Read More

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