Affiliation: University of Toronto
- Impact and determinants of nurse turnover: a pan-Canadian studyLinda O'Brien-Pallas
Nursing Human Resources, Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Nurs Manag 18:1073-86. 2010..As part of a large study of nursing turnover in Canadian hospitals, the present study focuses on the impact and key determinants of nurse turnover and implications for management strategies in nursing units...
- Forecasting models for human resources in health careL O'Brien-Pallas
Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Adv Nurs 33:120-9. 2001..The forecasting methods described have demonstrated their accuracy and usefulness for specific situations, but none has proven accurate for long-term forecasting or for estimating needs for large geographical areas or populations...
- Challenges in getting workforce research in nursing used for decision-making in policy and practice: a Canadian perspectiveLinda O'Brien-Pallas
Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, Nursing Health Human Resources, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Clin Nurs 17:3338-46. 2008....
- Do we really understand how to retain nurses?Linda O'Brien-Pallas
Health Human Resources, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Nurs Manag 14:262-70. 2006..To compare views of nurse executives with those of nurses who have left the profession on the importance of retention strategies...
- Work-related disability in Canadian nursesLinda O'Brien-Pallas
Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, 50 St George St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Nurs Scholarsh 36:352-7. 2004..To determine factors contributing to high registered nurse (RN) injury claim rates in Canadian hospitals...
- Who will be there to nurse? Retention of nurses nearing retirementLinda O'Brien-Pallas
Nursing Effectiveness, Utilization and Outcomes Research Unit, Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, 50 St George Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H4, Canada
J Nurs Adm 34:298-302. 2004..To determine the impact on nursing work-force supply of delaying retirement...
- Decision making for nurse staffing: Canadian perspectivesLinda McGillis Hall
Faculty of Nursing and new investigator, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, University of Toronto, Ontario
Policy Polit Nurs Pract 7:261-9. 2006..These include the use of (a) staffing principles and frameworks, (b) nursing workload measurement systems, (c) nurse-to-patient ratios, and (d) the need for uptake of evidence related to nurse staffing...
- Evaluation of a patient care delivery model: patient outcomes in acute cardiac careRaquel M Meyer
Nursing Health Services Research Unit, Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Nurs Scholarsh 41:399-410. 2009..To evaluate the influence of nurse staffing and work environment variables on patient outcomes by testing a conceptual model...
- Beyond demographic change in human resources planning: an extended framework and application to nursingStephen Birch
Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 3Z5, Canada
J Health Serv Res Policy 8:225-9. 2003..To introduce health care production functions into human resources planning and to apply the approach to analysing the need for registered nurses in Ontario during a period of major reduction in inpatient capacity...
- Behind the mask: Determinants of nurse's adherence to facial protective equipmentKathryn Nichol
Occupational Health Services Program, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
Am J Infect Control 41:8-13. 2013..The use of facial protective equipment (FPE) is an important strategy to prevent occupational transmission...
- The relationship between busyness and research utilization: it is about timeDavid S Thompson
Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
J Clin Nurs 17:539-48. 2008..To explore the concept of busyness in nursing and to understand the relationship between busyness and nurses' research utilization better...
- Mapping out the territoryLinda O'Brien-Pallas
Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto
Healthc Pap 7:74-8; discussion 109-19. 2007..Most importantly, evaluation of policy intervention in Canada has been limited; therefore, once fiscal and human resources are directed to policy initiatives, these actions need to be formally evaluated...
- Front-line managers as boundary spanners: effects of span and time on nurse supervision satisfactionRaquel M Meyer
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
J Nurs Manag 19:611-22. 2011..To examine the influence of nurse manager span (number of direct report staff), time in staff contact, transformational leadership practices and operational hours on nurse supervision satisfaction...
- Nurse staffing models as predictors of patient outcomesLinda McGillis Hall
Nursing Effectiveness, Utilization, and Outcomes Research Unit, Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Med Care 41:1096-109. 2003..Little research has been conducted that examined the intended effects of nursing care on clinical outcomes...
- The learning needs of nurses experiencing job changeMichelle Butt
Nursing Effectiveness, Utilization and Outcomes Research Unit, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
J Contin Educ Nurs 33:67-73; quiz 94-5. 2002..Additionally, nurses felt their orientation only moderately prepared them for their new jobs. The findings suggest orientation programs need to be tailored to address the learning needs of nurses experiencing job change...
- Nurse turnover: a literature review - an updateLaureen J Hayes
University of Toronto, Canada
Int J Nurs Stud 49:887-905. 2012..Voluntary nurse turnover is shown to be influenced by a myriad of inter-related factors, and there is increasing evidence of its negative effects on nurses, patients and health care organizations...
- Implementing evidence-based nursing practice: a tale of two intrapartum nursing unitsJan Angus
Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, 50 St George Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nurs Inq 10:218-28. 2003..Detailed descriptions of the sociohistorical context and of the experiences at two sites are presented to illustrate the complexities encountered when implementing innovations...
- An applied simulation model for estimating the supply of and requirements for registered nurses based on population health needsGail Tomblin Murphy
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Policy Polit Nurs Pract 10:240-51. 2009..The model's use is illustrated using data for Nova Scotia, Canada...
- Media portrayal of nurses' perspectives and concerns in the SARS crisis in TorontoLinda McGillis Hall
Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, 50 St George Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H4, Canada
J Nurs Scholarsh 35:211-6. 2003..To describe nursing work life issues as portrayed in the media during the SARS crisis in Toronto...
- Musculoskeletal injuries, stress and absenteeismShirliana Bruce
Nursing Effectiveness, Utilization and Outcomes Research Unit, Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Ontario
Can Nurse 98:12-7. 2002
- Career intentions of nursing students and new nurse graduates: a review of the literatureLaureen J Hayes
University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Int J Nurs Educ Scholarsh 3:Article26. 2006..More research is needed to determine how to enable appropriate learning experiences when there are limited resources and practice placements...
- Nurse turnover: a literature reviewLaureen J Hayes
Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
Int J Nurs Stud 43:237-63. 2006..Further research is needed to examine the impact of turnover on health system cost, and how nurse turnover influences patient and nurse outcomes...
- 'Stickiness' and 'inflow' as proxy measures of the relative attractiveness of various sub-sectors of nursing employmentMohamad Alameddine
Postgraduate Medical Education Office, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
Soc Sci Med 63:2310-9. 2006..The concepts may be used for other workforces for which linked longitudinal data are available...
- The Patient Care Delivery Model--an open system framework: conceptualisation, literature review and analytical strategyLinda O'Brien-Pallas
Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
J Clin Nurs 20:1640-50. 2011..This paper presents the Patient Care Delivery Model to illustrate interrelationships between model components and to support its application in research using advanced analytical techniques, including structural equation modelling...
- Health human resources planning and the production of health: development of an extended analytical framework for needs-based health human resources planningStephen Birch
Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
J Public Health Manag Pract 15:S56-61. 2009..A broad range of policy instruments is identified for responding to gaps between estimated future requirements for care and the estimated future capacity of the healthcare workforce...
- Evaluation of a patient care delivery model: system outcomes in acute cardiac careLinda O'Brien-Pallas
Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Can J Nurs Res 42:98-120. 2010....
- Burgeoning opportunities in nursing researchNancy Edwards
Community Health Research Unit, School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Can J Nurs Res 34:139-48. 2002
- Nurse staffing and work status in medical, surgical and obstetrical units in Ontario teaching hospitalsLinda McGillis Hall
Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto
Hosp Q 5:64-9. 2002..The need for enhanced retention strategies on these units is identified, as well as the development of a better understanding of motivating factors for nurses' regarding full-time, part-time or casual work options...
- The individual, environmental, and organizational factors that influence nurses' use of facial protection to prevent occupational transmission of communicable respiratory illness in acute care hospitalsKathryn Nichol
Centre for Research Expertise in Occupational Disease, University of Toronto and St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
Am J Infect Control 36:481-7. 2008..The objectives of this study were to describe the factors that influence nurses' decisions to use facial protection and to determine their relative importance in predicting compliance...
- The relationship between the nursing work environment and the occurrence of reported paediatric medication administration errors: a pan canadian studyKim Sears
School of Nursing, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
J Pediatr Nurs 28:351-6. 2013..000) and a 2.9% increase in the frequency of reported PMAEs was noted for each additional bed on units (p=.001). This study supports the awareness that a systems reform is required to reduce PMAEs. ..