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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Keeping clients safe on the night shift
(Mental Health Practice, 2013)
The night shift admission checklist helps night nurses to maintain a culture of safety when admitting a person to an inpatient mental health unit. Mental health symptoms can be pronounced on admission but, on night shift, ...
Licensed Practical Nurses becoming Registered Nurses: Conflicts and responses that can help
(Clinical Nursing Studies, 2013)
This article describes findings from a qualitative research project designed to understand the professional socialization experiences of Licensed Practical Nurses attending university to transition to the role of Registered ...
Resisting, Reaching Out and Re-imagining to Independence: LPN’s Transitioning towards BNs and Beyond
(International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 2013-06)
Little is known about the process of how nurses transition between vocational training and institutions of higher education. Understanding this process provides educators with the knowledge to support new groups of university ...