Browsing by Author "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 ...
  • Zabolotney, Manda Lynn; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2021)
    The Baby Basics Project is an in-hospital education class for new parents. The curriculum was developed to guide and assist health care professionals in educating new parents. This project has been designed with Roy’s ...
  • Gerlitz, Reema; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2017)
    Providing sufficient and timely pre-operative education is essential for clients undergoing surgery within Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) programs. Ineffective education may result in increased anxiety, increased ...
  • 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 ...
  • Scott, Kira Lynn; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2021)
    There is substantial evidence that adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are events experienced in childhood that can negatively impact an individual’s quality of health. ACEs, preventable toxic chronic stressors, can ...
  • 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 ...
  • Devoy, Trenna; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2018)
    From a student perspective, there is opportunity for experiential learning to improve performance (Reilly & Spratt, 2007). Simulation is an experiential teaching strategy which can build clinical competence in nursing ...
  • McLeod, Angela; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2019)
    An increase in opioid crisis’s presenting to rural Emergency Departments (ED) has the potential to lead to compassion fatigue (CF) and burnout (BO) (Sinclair et al., 2016). The purpose of this project is to increase knowledge ...
  • 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 ...
  • Bhullar, Tarundeep Kaur; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2021)
    Pain management (PM) practice in clinical practice continues to be suboptimal (Sinatra, 2010) even in the presence of various strategies and technology introduced to improve patient outcomes in better pain control and ...
  • 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 ...
  • Findlay, Melissa Margaret; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2021)
    In the Emergency Department (ED) clinical debriefing is an important educational and quality improvement tool that can improve individual and team performance through discussion of the actions and thought processes of team ...
  • Chand, Varsha; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2021)
    According to current literature, unsuccessful hospital-based in-person unit-specific nursing orientation leads to gaps in nurses' unique knowledge and skills to the unit, and feelings of inadequate preparedness. This nursing ...
  • 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 ...