Now in its 8th year, the Providence Health Care Research Challenge program provides training, funding and mentorship for teams of nurses and other clinicians to conduct small-scale research projects in their own clinical settings.
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Suzanne Campbell named VP International Affairs, INACSL
At the 2018 Conference of the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL), Dr Suzanne Campbell was named VP International Affairs.
Below are two presentations Dr Campbell made to the gathering.
Dr Colleen Varcoe is a recipient of the 2018 UBC Killam Research Prize in recognition of her outstanding research and scholarly contributions. Dr Varcoe is a renowned researcher in violence against women and equitable healthcare.
The RICHER (Responsive, Intersectoral-Interdisciplinary, Child-Community, Health, Education and Research) Social Pediatrics Initiative of BC Children’s Hospital is the winner of the 2017 John F. McCreary Prize for Interprofessional Teamwork. Led by Dr. Judith Lynam, Professor in the UBC School of Nursing, and Dr.
BC Hydro interviewed Wendy Hall on the benefits of recording one's sleep habits for an article in their industry magazine on wearable data collection devices such as Fitbit.
How do we encourage marginalized populations to seek treatment when they feel stigmatized by or distrustful of hospitals? This question sparked in Kelsi Jessamine an idea for her undergraduate synthesis project that encourages treatment-seeking among pet owners.
Dr Colleen Varcoe explains why some populations are distrustful of health professionals and often wait until a problem becomes unbearable. Her research team suggests that changing practice, de-stigmatizing patients, could ease the burden on emergency rooms, increase preventative health care, and save money.