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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)
Seasonal Affective Disorder: An Overview of Assessment and Treatment Approaches
(Depression Research and Treatment, 2015-11)
Seasonal affective disorder or SAD is a recurrent major depressive disorder with a seasonal pattern usually beginning in fall and continuing into winter months. A subsyndromal type of SAD, or S-SAD, is commonly known as ...
Persistent Depressive Disorder or Dysthymia: An Overview of Assessment and Treatment Approaches
(Open Journal of Depression, 2017-01-23)
Persistent depressive disorder or dysthymia is a recurrent depressive disorder with no clearly demarcated episodes. Onset is insidious and can occur in adolescence or adulthood. Dysthymia frequently remains unrecognized ...
Graduate students' experiences with research ethics in conducting health research
(Research Ethircs, 2016)
Graduate students typically first experience research ethics when they submit their masters or doctoral research projects for ethics approval. Research ethics boards in Canada review and grant ethical approval for student ...
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 ...
Pass/Fail and Discretionary Grading: A Snapshot of Their Influences on Learning
This article provides a snapshot of pass/fail and discretionary grading approaches, highlighting the advantages and disadvantages of each. Normreferenced and criterion-referenced grading practices and their associations with ...
Balancing Reflection and Validity in Health Profession Students‘ Self-Assessment
(International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research, 2017-08)
Students and practitioners in self-regulating health professions are expected to engage in reflective, valid self-assessment activities. However, self-assessment processes can be flawed. People may have a limited understanding ...