Richard Sawatzky

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Affiliation: Trinity Western University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi Modern perspectives of measurement validation emphasize justification of inferences based on patient reported outcome scores
    Richard Sawatzky
    School of Nursing, Trinity Western University, Langley, Canada Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, Providence Health Care, Vancouver, Canada Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol . 2016
  2. doi Longitudinal person-centered measurement: A psychometric evaluation of the Preparedness for Colorectal Cancer Surgery Questionnaire (PCSQ)
    Richard Sawatzky
    School of Nursing, Trinity Western University, 7600 Glover Road, Langley, BC, V2Y 1Y1, Canada Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, Providence Health Care Research Institute, 588 1081 Burrard Street, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1Y6, Canada Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns . 2016
  3. pmc Conceptual foundations of a palliative approach: a knowledge synthesis
    Richard Sawatzky
    School of Nursing, Trinity Western University, 7600 Glover Road, Langley, BC, V2Y 1Y1, Canada
    BMC Palliat Care 15:5. 2016
  4. doi Latent variable mixture models: a promising approach for the validation of patient reported outcomes
    Richard Sawatzky
    School of Nursing, Trinity Western University, 7600 Glover Rd, Langley, BC, Canada
    Qual Life Res 21:637-50. 2012
  5. pmc Physical activity as a mediator of the impact of chronic conditions on quality of life in older adults
    Richard Sawatzky
    Nursing Department, Trinity Western University, 7600 Langley, British Columbia, V2Y 1Y1, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:68. 2007
  6. doi Stress and depression in students: the mediating role of stress management self-efficacy
    Richard G Sawatzky
    School of Nursing, Trinity Western University, British Columbia, Canada
    Nurs Res 61:13-21. 2012
  7. pmc Self-reported physical and mental health status and quality of life in adolescents: a latent variable mediation model
    Richard Sawatzky
    School of Nursing, Trinity Western University, Langley, British Columbia BC V2Y 1Y1, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:17. 2010
  8. doi Toward an explanation of observed ethnic differences in youths' tobacco use
    Rick Sawatzky
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, T302 6190 Agronomy Road, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
    J Ethn Subst Abuse 6:95-112. 2007
  9. ncbi Embedding a Palliative Approach in Nursing Care Delivery: An Integrated Knowledge Synthesis
    Richard Sawatzky
    School of Nursing, Trinity Western University, Langley Drs Sawatzky, Lee, and Reimer Kirkham and Ms Liang, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver Ms Porterfield and Drs Baumbusch and Thorne, Fraser Health Authority, Surrey Mss Roberts and Tayler, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus Dr Pesut, Providence Health Care Ms Schalkwyk, and School of Nursing and Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health, University of Victoria, Victoria Dr Stajduhar, British Columbia, Canada
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci . 2016
  10. doi Hospitable hospitals in a diverse society: from chaplains to spiritual care providers
    Barbara Pesut
    School of Nursing FIN 344, University of British Columbia Okanagan, 3333 University Way, Kelowna, BC, V1V 1V7, Canada
    J Relig Health 51:825-36. 2012

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  1. doi Modern perspectives of measurement validation emphasize justification of inferences based on patient reported outcome scores
    Richard Sawatzky
    School of Nursing, Trinity Western University, Langley, Canada Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, Providence Health Care, Vancouver, Canada Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol . 2016
    ..Many patient-reported outcome (PRO) instruments for different purposes have been developed since the 1960s. Measurement validation is fundamental in the development, evaluation, and use of PRO instruments...
  2. doi Longitudinal person-centered measurement: A psychometric evaluation of the Preparedness for Colorectal Cancer Surgery Questionnaire (PCSQ)
    Richard Sawatzky
    School of Nursing, Trinity Western University, 7600 Glover Road, Langley, BC, V2Y 1Y1, Canada Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, Providence Health Care Research Institute, 588 1081 Burrard Street, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1Y6, Canada Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns . 2016
    ....
  3. pmc Conceptual foundations of a palliative approach: a knowledge synthesis
    Richard Sawatzky
    School of Nursing, Trinity Western University, 7600 Glover Road, Langley, BC, V2Y 1Y1, Canada
    BMC Palliat Care 15:5. 2016
    ..The goal of this research was to delineate the key characteristics of a palliative approach found in the empiric literature in order to establish conceptual clarity...
  4. doi Latent variable mixture models: a promising approach for the validation of patient reported outcomes
    Richard Sawatzky
    School of Nursing, Trinity Western University, 7600 Glover Rd, Langley, BC, Canada
    Qual Life Res 21:637-50. 2012
    ..The related assumption of sample homogeneity has been assessed in various ways, including the many approaches to differential item functioning analysis...
  5. pmc Physical activity as a mediator of the impact of chronic conditions on quality of life in older adults
    Richard Sawatzky
    Nursing Department, Trinity Western University, 7600 Langley, British Columbia, V2Y 1Y1, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:68. 2007
    ..We examined whether physical activity mediates the relationship between different chronic conditions and several health outcomes that are important to the quality of life of older adults...
  6. doi Stress and depression in students: the mediating role of stress management self-efficacy
    Richard G Sawatzky
    School of Nursing, Trinity Western University, British Columbia, Canada
    Nurs Res 61:13-21. 2012
    ..The prevalence of mental health issues appears to be increasing. Stress that leads to depression may be mediated if people believe that they have the wherewithal to manage it...
  7. pmc Self-reported physical and mental health status and quality of life in adolescents: a latent variable mediation model
    Richard Sawatzky
    School of Nursing, Trinity Western University, Langley, British Columbia BC V2Y 1Y1, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:17. 2010
    ....
  8. doi Toward an explanation of observed ethnic differences in youths' tobacco use
    Rick Sawatzky
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, T302 6190 Agronomy Road, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
    J Ethn Subst Abuse 6:95-112. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi Embedding a Palliative Approach in Nursing Care Delivery: An Integrated Knowledge Synthesis
    Richard Sawatzky
    School of Nursing, Trinity Western University, Langley Drs Sawatzky, Lee, and Reimer Kirkham and Ms Liang, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver Ms Porterfield and Drs Baumbusch and Thorne, Fraser Health Authority, Surrey Mss Roberts and Tayler, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus Dr Pesut, Providence Health Care Ms Schalkwyk, and School of Nursing and Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health, University of Victoria, Victoria Dr Stajduhar, British Columbia, Canada
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci . 2016
    ..0 (CCBY-NC-ND), where it is permissible to download and share the work provided it is properly cited. The work cannot be changed in any way or used commercially...
  10. doi Hospitable hospitals in a diverse society: from chaplains to spiritual care providers
    Barbara Pesut
    School of Nursing FIN 344, University of British Columbia Okanagan, 3333 University Way, Kelowna, BC, V1V 1V7, Canada
    J Relig Health 51:825-36. 2012
    ..Implications are discussed in relation to role clarification and policy development for truly hospitable health care...
  11. doi Discourses of spirituality and leadership in nursing: a mixed methods analysis
    Sheryl Reimer-Kirkham
    School of Nursing, Trinity Western University, Langley, British Columbia, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 20:1029-38. 2012
    ..To explore nursing discourses of spirituality and leadership...
  12. ncbi Health status, preventive behaviour and risk factors among female nurses
    Pamela A Ratner
    NEXUS, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 1Z3
    Health Rep 20:53-61. 2009
    ..Multiple logistic regression analyses were conducted to adjust for potential confounding by demographic and socio-economic characteristics...
  13. pmc Sample Heterogeneity and the Measurement Structure of the Multidimensional Students' Life Satisfaction Scale
    Richard Sawatzky
    Department of Nursing, Trinity Western University, 7600 Glover Road, Langley, BC V2Y 1Y1, Canada
    Soc Indic Res 94:273-296. 2009
    ..The abridged 18-item version of the MSLSS provides a promising alternative for the measurement of five life domains that are pertinent to adolescents' quality of life...
  14. doi 'Close to' a palliative approach: nurses' and care aides' descriptions of caring for people with advancing chronic life-limiting conditions
    Sheryl Reimer-Kirkham
    School of Nursing, Trinity Western University, Langley, BC, Canada
    J Clin Nurs 25:2189-99. 2016
    ..The purpose of the study was to examine nurses' and nursing assistants' perspectives of a palliative approach in a variety of nursing care settings that do not specialise in palliative care...
  15. doi Innovation in community clinical placements: a Canadian survey
    Catherine Hoe Harwood
    Trinity Western University
    Int J Nurs Educ Scholarsh 6:Article28. 2009
    ....
  16. pmc The Accuracy of Computerized Adaptive Testing in Heterogeneous Populations: A Mixture Item-Response Theory Analysis
    Richard Sawatzky
    School of Nursing, Trinity Western University, Langley, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 11:e0150563. 2016
    ..We examined the implications of sample heterogeneity with respect to CAT-predicted patient-reported outcomes (PRO) scores for the measurement of pain...
  17. doi Sacred spaces in public places: religious and spiritual plurality in health care
    Sheryl Reimer-Kirkham
    Trinity Western University, Langley, BC, Canada
    Nurs Inq 19:202-12. 2012
    ....
  18. doi Understanding the landscape: promoting health for rural individuals after tertiary level cardiac revascularization
    Barbara Pesut
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
    J Rural Health 29:88-96. 2013
    ..The purpose of this pilot study was to describe the needs and experiences of rural individuals commuting to an urban center for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  19. doi Sex is associated with differences in individual trajectories of change in social health after implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
    Sandra B Lauck
    From the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada S B L, J L J, K H, M T B, S C, C R K, S T, J A Y L W, P A R and Trinity Western University, Langley, Canada R S Department of Cardiology and Cardiac Programs, St Paul s Hospital and Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada S B L, M T B, S C, C R K, S T, J A Y L W and Providence Health Care, Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, Vancouver, BC, Canada R S
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 8:S21-30. 2015
    ..The implantable cardioverter-defibrillator is associated with changes in overall quality of life, but little is known about sex differences in individual trajectories of change in social health...
  20. doi Exploring the Person-Centeredness of an Innovative E-Supportive System Aimed at Person-Centered Care: Prototype Evaluation of the Care Expert
    Filipa Ventura
    Author Affiliations Institute of Health and Care Sciences Ms Ventura and Drs Koinberg and Öhlén and Institute of Clinical Sciences Dr Karlsson, Sahlgrenska Academy, and Center for Person Centered Care Ms Ventura and Drs Koinberg and Öhlén, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden Trinity Western University, Langley Dr Sawatzky and Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Dr Sawatzky and Palliative Research Centre, Ersta Skondal University College, Stockholm, Sweden Dr Öhlén
    Comput Inform Nurs 34:231-9. 2016
    ..Nevertheless, additional cycles of iterative development with the software team and of participatory design focusing on oncology nurses' perspectives are required before departing to the feasibility phase in intervention research. ..
  21. ncbi Minimal impact of response shift for SF-12 mental and physical health status in homeless and vulnerably housed individuals: an item-level multi-group analysis
    Anne M Gadermann
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, Providence Health Care Research Institute, Vancouver, Canada
    Qual Life Res . 2016
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine whether homeless or vulnerably housed individuals experienced response shift over a 12-month time period in their self-reported physical and mental health status...
  22. doi Conceptualising spirituality and religion for healthcare
    Barbara Pesut
    School of Nursing, UBC Okanagan, Kelowna, BC, Canada
    J Clin Nurs 17:2803-10. 2008
    ..To discuss some of the challenges of conceptualising spirituality and religion for healthcare practice...
  23. ncbi Feasibility of a rural palliative supportive service
    B Pesut
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
    Rural Remote Health 15:3116. 2015
    ..This paper reports on the feasibility aspects of the study...