Connie Canam, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor Emerita

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 Raoul, V., Canam, C., Henderson, A. & Paterson, C (Eds.)(2007) Unfitting Stories: Narrative approaches to disease, disability, and trauma. Wilfred Laurier Press.

Raoul, V., Canam, C., Onyeoziri, G., & Paterson, C. (2007). Margaret Edson’s Play Wit: Death at the end or the end of death?. In V. Raoul, C. Canam, A. Henderson, & C. Paterson (Eds.), Unfitting Stories: Narrative approaches to disease, disability, and trauma. Wilfred Laurier Press.

Canam, C. J. (2004). The place of advanced practice nurses in the community-based health care of children with complex health needs and their families. Doctoral Dissertation. University of Victoria, BC.

Thorne, S., Paterson, B., Acorn, S., Canam, C., Joachim, G., & Jillings, C. (2002). Chronic illness experience: Insights from a qualitative meta-study. Qualitative Health Research, 12(4), 437-452.

Thorne, S., Joachim, G., Paterson, G., & Canam, C. (2002). Influence of the research frame on qualitatively-derived health science knowledge. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 1(1),   

Paterson, B. L., Thorne, S. E., Canam, C., & Jillings, C. (2001). Meta-study of qualitative health research: A practical guide to meta-analysis and meta-synthesis. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications Ltd.

Canam, C. (2001). The effects of a parent education program on the coping and stress levels of parents of children with chronic conditions. In Funk, S., Tornquist, E., Leeman, J., Miles, M., & Harrell, J (Eds.), Key aspects of preventing and managing chronic illness. New York: Springer Publishing Company.

Paterson, B. L., Thorne, S. E., Canam, C., & Jillings, C. (2001). Meta-study of qualitative health research: A practical guide to meta-analysis and meta-synthesis. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications Ltd.

Raoul, V., Canam, C., Onyeoziri, Overboe, J. & Paterson, C. (2001). Narrating the unspeakable: Interdisciplinary readings of Jean-Dominique Bauby’s The Diving Bell and the Butterfly. Literature and Medicine, 20(2), 183-208.

Canam, C. & Acorn, S. (1999). Quality of life for family caregivers of people with chronic health problems. Rehabilitation Nursing, 24(5), 192-196.

Thorne, S. , Canam, C., Dahinten, S., Hall, W., Henderson, A., Kirkham, S. (1998). Nursing’s metaparadigm concepts: Disempacting the debates. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 27, 1257-1268.

Hatton, D., Canam, C., Thorne, S., & Hughes, A. M. (1995). Parents’ perceptions of caring for an infant or toddler with diabetes. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 22, 569-577.

Canam, C.J. (1993). Parent education program: Parenting classes for parents of children with a chronic health condition. Facilitator’s manual 2nd edition. Vancouver: UBC School of Nursing.

Canam, C.J. (1993). Parent education program: Parenting classes for parents of children with a chronic health condition. Parent’s manual. 2nd edition. Vancouver: UBC School of Nursing.

Canam, C. (1993). Common adaptive tasks facing parents of children with chronic conditions. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 18, 46-53.

Canam, C.J. (1989). Maternal stress in families with a chronically ill child. In S.E. Kahn, B.S. Long, & A. Delongis (Eds.), Proceedings of Women, Stress and Coping: Interdisciplinary Research Workshop. Vancouver, B.C.: UBC Academic Women’s Association.

Canam, C.J. (1987). Coping with feelings: Chronically ill children and their families. Nursing Papers, 19(3), 9-21.

Canam, C.J. (1992). A community-based education program for parents of children with chronic conditions. In H. Clarke & B. Davies (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Pediatric Nursing Conference, Child Health 2000 Vancouver: British Columbia.

Canam, C.J. (1986). Talking about cystic fibrosis within the family--What parents need to know. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 9(3), 167-178.

Canam, C.J. (1986). Perceived stressors and coping responses of employed and non-employed career women with preschool children. The Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 4(2), 49-59.

Canam, C.J. (1985). A peer helper program for pregnant and parenting teenagers. B.C. Journal of Special Education, 9(3), 265-273.

Canam, C.J. (1984). Adolescent et ses pairs: Elaboration d’un program d’assistance. L’infirmiere Canadienne, 26e(7), 40-43.

Canam, C.J. (1984). Developing a peer helping program for adolescents. The Canadian Nurse, refereed issue, 81(7), 41-44.

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