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Online Interest Groups: Virtual Gathering Spaces to Promote Graduate Student Interaction
(International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design, 2012)
This article discusses a 15 month educational innovation project, the objective of which was to investigate the perceptions of health profession students about their participation in a program-wide virtual community gathering ...
Perfectionism and Depression: Vulnerabilities Nurses Need to Understand
Striving for excellence is an admirable goal. Adaptive or healthy perfectionism can drive ambition and lead to extraordinary accomplishments. High-achieving people often show signs of perfectionism. However, maladaptive, ...
Relocation stress in long term care: How staff can help
(Canadian Nursing Home, 2013)
Relocating can be stressful and even traumatic for older adults, particularly when the relocation is involuntary. Reports that relocating older people is detrimental to their wellbeing, health and survival are well ...
Developmental disabilities co-occurring with Mental illness
(Alberta Addiction and Mental Health Research Partnership Program, 2013)
Facilitating Constructivist Learning Environments Using Mind Maps and Concept Maps as Advance Organizers
(ournal for the Practical Application of Constructivist Theory in Education, 2013)
Constructivist learning environments, where facilitators build on what learners already know, are grounded in instructional scaffolding. Advance organizers such as mind maps and concept maps are scaffolds that provide ...
Supporting Persons with Developmental Disabilities and Co-occurring Mental Illness: An Action Research Project
(Canadian Journal of Psychiatric Nursing Research, 2013)
This paper presents findings from a naturalistic action research project that implemented a WrapAround mental health promotion activity with six individuals dually diagnosed with a developmental disability and mental ...
When the Worst Imaginable Becomes Reality: The Experience of Child Custody Loss in Mothers Recovering from Addictions
(Janus Head http://www.janushead.org/, 2013)
This article describes findings from a qualitative study that investigated the lived experiences of four mothers recovering from crack cocaine addictions who lost custody of their children. The project was guided by feminist ...
Asynchronous online peer assistance: Telephone messages of encouragement in post licensure nursing programs
(Journal of Peer Learning, 2012)
Peer assistance activities can strengthen online learning environments. And yet, like other professional adult learners, working post licensure nurses attending university part time to upgrade their credentials may have ...
LPN to BN nurses: Introducing a new group of potential health care leaders
(e-Journal of Organizational Learning and Leadership, 2010)
Vocationally educated Licensed Practical Nurses are seldom viewed as potential leaders in health care organizations. And yet, transformational leadership practices were evident as Licensed Practical Nurses graduated from ...