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  • Dangerfield, Lyndsey; University of Lethbridge. School of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, School of Health Sciences, 2004School of Health Sciences, 2004)
    Relatively little is known about Canadian casino employees. The present study is a broad-based investigation intended to shed some light on this population. There were several specific areas of investigation. These included ...
  • Jensen-Ross, Christine; University of Lethbridge. School of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, School of Health Sciences, 2006Health Sciences, 2006)
    First Nations women face nearly three times the risk of cervical cancer and mortality rates of up to six times higher than their non-Aboriginal counterparts. While cervical cancer is almost completely preventable, Southern ...
  • Falk, Sharie; University of Lethbridge. School of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, School of Health Sciences, 2007School of Health Sciences, 2007)
    This study set out to explore and gain a deeper understanding of women’s experiences of depression as a transformational experience through non-dual consciousness that could not be found in contemporary psychological ...
  • Renard, Lucien Duffy; University of Lethbridge. School of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, School of Health Sciences, 2007Health Sciences, 2007)
    Narcissism is an incomplete stage of development causing narcissistic rage and injury to oneself and others. The narcissistic self is one of humiliation and of being powerless. A phenomenological hermeneutic research format ...
  • Lee, Judy; University of Lethbridge. School of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, School of Health Sciences, 2007School of Health Sciences, 2007)
    The metaphor of weaving and the methodology of phenomenology are used to expose eight ordinary people’s lived experience of receiving client-centred occupational therapy at home. This qualitative study reveals the themes ...
  • Lewis, Lisa; University of Lethbridge. School of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, School of Health Sciences, 2007School of Health Sciences, 2007)
    This thesis explores the Tantric transformational journey from sexual trauma to wholeness. The research question offers to explain, “What are the experiences of women who have experienced sexual trauma and have embraced ...
  • Perry, Jill; University of Lethbridge. School of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, School of Health Sciences, 2008Health Sciences, 2008)
    Using a phenomenological hermeneutic methodology, this thesis describes the lived experience of people with mobility impairments in the context of their home environment. Nine individuals with mobility impairments were ...
  • Vandenberg, Helen; University of Lethbridge. School of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, School of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2008)
    Culture, diversity and cultural care have become important concepts for nurses professionals. However, little is known about how nursing students come to understand these complex concepts. The purpose of this study was ...
  • Campbell, Nancy; University of Lethbridge. School of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, School of Health Sciences, 2008School of Health Sciences, 2008)
    Critical care nurses often face the ordeal of witnessing a patient's death in a tense and stressful environment. Anecdotal stories shared among nurses reveal that unusual experiences often occur at the time of or after a ...
  • West, Beverly L.; University of Lethbridge. School of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, School of Health Sciences, 2008Health Sciences, 2008)
    Problem gambling is best understood from a biopsychosocial perspective, whereby multifaceted biological, psychological, and socio-environmental factors interact in ways that may lead to individual risk. Reinforcement ...
  • Dionne, Dee; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health Sciences, c2008.Health Sciences, 2008)
    This qualitative study informs the literature by bringing two perspectives together: the trauma of residential school abuse and the transpersonal viewpoint of healing. A phenomenological hermeneutic approach explored lived ...
  • Oosterbroek, Tracy Ann; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, School of Health Sciences, c2009Health Sciences, 2009)
    The purpose of this study was to explore with fourth year nursing baccalaureate students, their perceptions of experiences of caring using ethnographic design, and examine the phenomenon of caring and whether the development ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ginn, Carla S.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health Sciences, c2009Health Sciences, 2009)
    The purpose of this participatory action research study was to gain an awareness of the meanings of health for urban First Nations grandmothers, and how they promote it in their families and communities. Active participation ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Spry-Hartley, Margie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health Sciences, c2010Health Sciences, 2010)
    In this qualitative study, the experiences of families who attended an early child development program Stay and Play were explored. Stay and Play is an early child development program that promotes healthy parent and ...
  • Boni, Lauren Julia; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, School of Health Sciences, c2010Health Sciences, 2010)
    Sufism is a living mystical tradition with tools and a theoretical framework geared to facilitate the realization of one’s full potential. This thesis examines the nature of such a realization, which culminates in an ...
  • Morrison, Zachary J.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health Sciences, c2010Health Sciences, 2010)
    The purpose of this study was to explore the lives of overweight/obese adolescent boys. A qualitative case study focused on depth of understanding. Four boys volunteered to participate in the study. Findings further our ...
  • 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 ...