Browsing University Archives by Series "Thesis (University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences)"

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  • Martin, Debbie F.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, School of Health Sciences, c2009Health Sciences, 2009)
    Researchers have provided evidence that living in intimate partner violence while pregnant negatively impacts the health of both the women and their unborn children. The purpose of this narrative study was twofold, first ...
  • Ofori Dei, Samuel Mantey; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2020)
    Accessibility to gambling is one of the important modifiable determinants of problem gambling behaviour. Studies presented in this dissertation attempted to provide a comprehensive analysis and explanation of the association ...
  • Waldorf, Ryan (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2015)
    The purpose of this grounded theory study was to understand how male caregivers of spouses with dementia in rural southern and central Alberta perceive their role as a caregiver. Informed by the theoretical framework of ...
  • Chief Moon-Riley, Kathrina; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2017)
    Objective: Examine associations between residential school experiences, adverse childhood experiences, and allostatic load scores among Indigenous students (n = 90) at the University of Lethbridge. Methods: Data for this ...
  • Gust, Linda (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health Sciences, 2010Faculty of Health Sciences, 2010)
    Purpose: Does manikin fidelity affect learning outcomes in neonatal resuscitation simulation? Description: This experimental design accessed and randomly assigned health care professionals (HCP) (N=60), who completed ...
  • Tuz-Atkinson, Michaelle V.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2019)
    This study sought to discover how Canadian Muslim immigrants perceive Western mainstream media’s representations of Muslims, and how they felt it affected their social integration. Muslim immigrant adults, five males and ...
  • Mohammed, Tamer Said Oraby; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2017)
    Little is known about parents’ Quality of Life (QOL) when their children with disabilities become youth and young adults. This study compared parents’ QOL versus child’s age and severity of disability conditions. Secondary ...
  • Ofori Dei, Samuel Mantey; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health Sciences, c2013Health Sciences, 2013)
    Steady increases in breast cancer burden have recently been observed in Ghana. Despite the low incidence of the disease compared with other African countries, breast cancer deaths are high in this West African country. ...
  • Dirk, Brittany Paula; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2021)
    Death, trauma, violence, and heavy workloads are regular occurrences that contribute to the stressful emergency department (ED). Repeated exposure to these stressors may result in secondary traumatic stress (STS). This ...
  • Sakeah, James Kotuah; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2017)
    This descriptive correlational study was conducted to gain an understanding of how attitudes, subjective norms, perceived behavioural control, self-efficacy, moral norms, role beliefs, perceived risk, and past condom use ...
  • Sedgwick, Noelle K. M.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2019)
    Few studies explore nurses’ experiences providing end-of-life care in the rural hospital setting and the implications of the rural setting on the delivery of care. The purpose of this qualitative study was to begin to ...
  • Mason, Erin; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2017)
    The focus of this thesis was to better understand the link between social environments: namely, the school and workplace; and addictive behaviour among Indigenous youth and adults in Canada. Secondary datasets were accessed ...
  • Marthiensen, Robert Gary; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2017)
    This study evaluated the effectiveness of mindfulness in helping after-degree nursing students manage stress. Two 4-hour brief Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR-B) training sessions were delivered involving sitting ...
  • Rebutoc, Ruth Ann; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2018)
    Human Resource (HR) Climate is emerging as a new explanation for how high performance work systems affect employee and organizational performance. HR Climate is the understanding employees share of the conduct and actions ...
  • Harris, Suzanne D.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health Sciences, c2009Health Sciences, 2009)
    Collaborative academic-practice partnership (CAPP) positions make it possible for nursing educators to stay current with evolving practice issues and enable nursing practitioners to stay in touch with trends in contemporary ...
  • Taylor, Ashley; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2015)
    Electronic and transformational festivals (ETF) are growing in number and size. This study seeks to understand how these festivals are conducive to transformational experiences and the lived experience of festivalgoers. ...
  • Prenoslo, Leslie Kathleen; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2020)
    Childhood stress has been linked to an increase in cancer-risk behaviours and cancer rates. Addressing health-risk behaviours in adolescence can create healthy lifelong habits. Mindfulness focuses on cultivating present-moment ...
  • MacKay, Lyndsay Jerusha; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health Sciences, c2009Health Sciences, 2009)
    Family-centered care (FCC) is important within the practice of pediatric oncology nurses. Such nurses face challenges and barriers when attempting to provide FCC. The purpose of this study was to understand the experiences ...
  • McNamee, Chloe; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Health Sciences, 2018)
    Investigating Masters sport is important as it presents a unique context to explore physical activity participation by extending beyond the regular parameters of physical activity engagement in older adults. This study ...
  • Ander, Karen; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2016)
    The purpose of this qualitative descriptive study was to explore and describe the experiences of novice sessional clinical nursing instructors. Ethical approval was obtained from the appropriate ethics review boards. ...