Debra G Morgan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Saskatchewan
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluating rural nursing home environments: dementia special care units versus integrated facilities
    D G Morgan
    Institute of Agricultural Rural and Environmental Health I ARE H, Wing 3E, Royal University Hospital, University of Saskatchewan, 103 Hospital Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 0W8, Canada
    Aging Ment Health 8:256-65. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Work stress and physical assault of nursing aides in rural nursing homes with and without dementia special care units
    D G Morgan
    Institute of Agricultural Rural and Environmental Health, Royal University Hospital, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 12:347-58. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Dementia care in rural and remote areas: the first year of a CIHR new emerging team
    Debra G Morgan
    Institute of Agricultural Rural and Environmental Health, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 37:177-82. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Job strain among staff of rural nursing homes. A comparison of nurses, aides, and activity workers
    Debra G Morgan
    Centre for Agricultural Medicine, Wing 3E, Royal University Hospital, University of Saskatchewan, 103 Hospital Drive, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, S7N 0W8
    J Nurs Adm 32:152-61. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Creating and sustaining dementia special care units in rural nursing homes: the critical role of nursing leadership
    Debra G Morgan
    Institute of Agricultural Rural and Environmental Health University of Saskatchewan, University Hospital, Saskatoon, SK
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 18:74-99. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Rural families caring for a relative with dementia: barriers to use of formal services
    Debra G Morgan
    Centre for Agricultural Medicine, Royal University Hospital, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 55:1129-42. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint A profile of registered nurses in rural and remote Canada
    Norma J Stewart
    College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 37:122-45. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Improving access to dementia care: development and evaluation of a rural and remote memory clinic
    Debra G Morgan
    University of Saskatchewan, Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Aging Ment Health 13:17-30. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Registered nurses working alone in rural and remote Canada
    Mary Ellen Andrews
    College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 37:14-33. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Nursing aide reports of combative behavior by residents with dementia: results from a detailed prospective incident diary
    Debra G Morgan
    Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture CCHSA, Royal University Hospital, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:220-7. 2012

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluating rural nursing home environments: dementia special care units versus integrated facilities
    D G Morgan
    Institute of Agricultural Rural and Environmental Health I ARE H, Wing 3E, Royal University Hospital, University of Saskatchewan, 103 Hospital Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 0W8, Canada
    Aging Ment Health 8:256-65. 2004
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  2. ncbi request reprint Work stress and physical assault of nursing aides in rural nursing homes with and without dementia special care units
    D G Morgan
    Institute of Agricultural Rural and Environmental Health, Royal University Hospital, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 12:347-58. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Dementia care in rural and remote areas: the first year of a CIHR new emerging team
    Debra G Morgan
    Institute of Agricultural Rural and Environmental Health, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 37:177-82. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Job strain among staff of rural nursing homes. A comparison of nurses, aides, and activity workers
    Debra G Morgan
    Centre for Agricultural Medicine, Wing 3E, Royal University Hospital, University of Saskatchewan, 103 Hospital Drive, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, S7N 0W8
    J Nurs Adm 32:152-61. 2002
    ..The authors discuss data from their survey questionnaires and focus group interviews with staff, providing insight into job strain and possible intervention strategies to improve the work environment...
  5. ncbi request reprint Creating and sustaining dementia special care units in rural nursing homes: the critical role of nursing leadership
    Debra G Morgan
    Institute of Agricultural Rural and Environmental Health University of Saskatchewan, University Hospital, Saskatoon, SK
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 18:74-99. 2005
    ..Four key leadership activities were identified: perpetual reinforcement and enforcement of SCU goals and ideals; support, guidance and mentoring of staff; empowerment of staff; and liaison/public relations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Rural families caring for a relative with dementia: barriers to use of formal services
    Debra G Morgan
    Centre for Agricultural Medicine, Royal University Hospital, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 55:1129-42. 2002
    ..Participants identified eight barriers to the use of formal services, described consequences of low service use, and suggested strategies for addressing this concern...
  7. ncbi request reprint A profile of registered nurses in rural and remote Canada
    Norma J Stewart
    College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 37:122-45. 2005
    ..The survey is part of a larger multi-method project intended to inform policy on rural nursing practice in Canada...
  8. doi request reprint Improving access to dementia care: development and evaluation of a rural and remote memory clinic
    Debra G Morgan
    University of Saskatchewan, Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Aging Ment Health 13:17-30. 2009
    ..Finally, we report the demographic characteristics and geographic distribution of individuals referred during the first three years...
  9. ncbi request reprint Registered nurses working alone in rural and remote Canada
    Mary Ellen Andrews
    College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 37:14-33. 2005
    ..Findings from this analysis may inform policy decisions regarding the employment of RNs in rural and remote Canada...
  10. doi request reprint Nursing aide reports of combative behavior by residents with dementia: results from a detailed prospective incident diary
    Debra G Morgan
    Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture CCHSA, Royal University Hospital, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:220-7. 2012
    ..This study examined nursing aides' (NAs) perspectives of specific incidents of combative behavior from nursing home residents with dementia, particularly their attributions for the behaviors...
  11. doi request reprint Taking the hit: focusing on caregiver "error" masks organizational-level risk factors for nursing aide assault
    Debra G Morgan
    Royal University Hospital, University of Saskatchewan, 103 Hospital Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Qual Health Res 18:334-46. 2008
    ..Organizational changes are needed to modify the contextual factors contributing to assault risk. Researchers must be willing to modify study designs to more fully understand the nature of the problem studied...
  12. doi request reprint More alike than different: a comparison of male and female RNs in rural and remote Canada
    Mary E Andrews
    College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan, 107 Wiggins Road, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5E5, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 20:561-70. 2012
    ..To explore gender differences and similarities on personal, employment and work-life factors and predictors of job satisfaction among registered nurses in rural and remote Canada...
  13. ncbi request reprint Predictors of cognitive impairment severity in rural patients at a memory clinic
    Catherine Lacny
    College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 39:774-81. 2012
    ..There was a significant interaction between age and gender: younger females were more cognitively impaired than younger males at clinic day, while in older patients, males were more cognitively impaired than females...
  14. ncbi request reprint Dementia awareness in northern nursing practice
    Mary Ellen Andrews
    College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 42:56-73. 2010
    ..The findings suggest the need for educational programs and health-care policies that increase awareness of dementia in northern nursing practice and thereby improve the care provided to northern people...
  15. ncbi request reprint Reliability of the MMSE administered in-person and by telehealth
    Wendaline McEachern
    College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 35:643-6. 2008
    ..A rural and remote memory clinic in Saskatoon provided an opportunity to compare scores on the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) administered in-person and via telehealth...
  16. ncbi request reprint Creating a therapeutic psychosocial environment in dementia care. A preliminary framework
    Leona J Werezak
    Nursing Education Program, Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology, Kelsey Campus, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    J Gerontol Nurs 29:18-25. 2003
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Does day length affect cognitive performance in memory clinic patients?
    Catherine Lacny
    College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 38:461-4. 2011
    ..To determine whether day length affects cognitive performance in rural and remote memory clinic patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Theory building through mixed-method evaluation of a dementia special care unit
    Debra G Morgan
    Institute of Agricultural, Rural, and Environmental Health, Wing 3E, Royal University Hospital, University of Saskatchewan, 103 Hospital Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada S7N 0W8
    Res Nurs Health 25:479-88. 2002
    ..Results of this study highlight the benefits of mixed-method designs for evaluation research...
  19. ncbi request reprint Less education predicts anticholinesterase discontinuation in dementia patients
    Solin Saleh
    College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 40:684-90. 2013
    ..The more years of formal education, the lower the rate of drug discontinuation by six months. Conclusions: Likelihood of cholinesterase inhibitor discontinuation by six months was predicted by fewer years of formal education. ..