Linda O'Brien-Pallas

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Impact and determinants of nurse turnover: a pan-Canadian study
    Linda 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Forecasting models for human resources in health care
    L O'Brien-Pallas
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 33:120-9. 2001
  3. doi request reprint Challenges in getting workforce research in nursing used for decision-making in policy and practice: a Canadian perspective
    Linda 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
  4. ncbi request reprint 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Work-related disability in Canadian nurses
    Linda O'Brien-Pallas
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, 50 St George St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Scholarsh 36:352-7. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Who will be there to nurse? Retention of nurses nearing retirement
    Linda 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Decision making for nurse staffing: Canadian perspectives
    Linda 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
  8. doi request reprint Evaluation of a patient care delivery model: patient outcomes in acute cardiac care
    Raquel 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
  9. doi request reprint Part 1: The influence of personal and situational predictors on nurses' aspirations to management roles: preliminary findings of a national survey of Canadian nurses
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    Health Human Resources Optimization, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 21:217-30. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Beyond demographic change in human resources planning: an extended framework and application to nursing
    Stephen 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

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Publications32

  1. doi request reprint Impact and determinants of nurse turnover: a pan-Canadian study
    Linda 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Forecasting models for human resources in health care
    L 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...
  3. doi request reprint Challenges in getting workforce research in nursing used for decision-making in policy and practice: a Canadian perspective
    Linda 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
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Work-related disability in Canadian nurses
    Linda 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Who will be there to nurse? Retention of nurses nearing retirement
    Linda 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Decision making for nurse staffing: Canadian perspectives
    Linda 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...
  8. doi request reprint Evaluation of a patient care delivery model: patient outcomes in acute cardiac care
    Raquel 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...
  9. doi request reprint Part 1: The influence of personal and situational predictors on nurses' aspirations to management roles: preliminary findings of a national survey of Canadian nurses
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    Health Human Resources Optimization, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 21:217-30. 2013
    ..To examine the influence of personal and situational factors on direct-care nurses' interests in pursuing nursing management roles...
  10. ncbi request reprint Beyond demographic change in human resources planning: an extended framework and application to nursing
    Stephen 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...
  11. doi request reprint Behind the mask: Determinants of nurse's adherence to facial protective equipment
    Kathryn 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...
  12. doi request reprint The relationship between busyness and research utilization: it is about time
    David 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mapping out the territory
    Linda 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...
  14. doi request reprint Front-line managers as boundary spanners: effects of span and time on nurse supervision satisfaction
    Raquel 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Nurse staffing models as predictors of patient outcomes
    Linda 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint The learning needs of nurses experiencing job change
    Michelle 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...
  17. doi request reprint Nurse turnover: a literature review - an update
    Laureen 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...
  18. doi request reprint An applied simulation model for estimating the supply of and requirements for registered nurses based on population health needs
    Gail 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Implementing evidence-based nursing practice: a tale of two intrapartum nursing units
    Jan 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Media portrayal of nurses' perspectives and concerns in the SARS crisis in Toronto
    Linda 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal injuries, stress and absenteeism
    Shirliana Bruce
    Nursing Effectiveness, Utilization and Outcomes Research Unit, Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Ontario
    Can Nurse 98:12-7. 2002
  22. ncbi request reprint Nurse turnover: a literature review
    Laureen 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Career intentions of nursing students and new nurse graduates: a review of the literature
    Laureen 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint 'Stickiness' and 'inflow' as proxy measures of the relative attractiveness of various sub-sectors of nursing employment
    Mohamad 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...
  25. doi request reprint Part 2: Nurses' career aspirations to management roles: qualitative findings from a national study of Canadian nurses
    Carol A Wong
    Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 21:231-41. 2013
    ..Our aim was to investigate direct-care nurses' interests in formal management roles and factors that facilitate their decision-making...
  26. doi request reprint The Patient Care Delivery Model--an open system framework: conceptualisation, literature review and analytical strategy
    Linda 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint The relationship between the nursing work environment and the occurrence of reported paediatric medication administration errors: a pan canadian study
    Kim 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. ..
  28. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a patient care delivery model: system outcomes in acute cardiac care
    Linda O'Brien-Pallas
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 42:98-120. 2010
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Health human resources planning and the production of health: development of an extended analytical framework for needs-based health human resources planning
    Stephen 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Burgeoning opportunities in nursing research
    Nancy Edwards
    Community Health Research Unit, School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 34:139-48. 2002
  31. ncbi request reprint Nurse staffing and work status in medical, surgical and obstetrical units in Ontario teaching hospitals
    Linda 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...
  32. doi request reprint The individual, environmental, and organizational factors that influence nurses' use of facial protection to prevent occupational transmission of communicable respiratory illness in acute care hospitals
    Kathryn 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...