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Achievements & Awards

College of Nursing & Manitoba Centre for Nursing and Health Research (MCNHR)

Congratulations to the College of Nursing and MCNHR members on the following research and scholarly accomplishments that have been reported to us for March.


NEW RESEARCH FUNDING AWARDED

Doupe, M. Dacombe Dewar,L. Newman, C. Schalm, C. Trinidad, G. Gruneir, A. Stewart, T. Thompson, G. Wagg, A. Evaluating Older Adult Care Continuums in Alberta and Manitoba: A Comparative Analysis (2 years, $120,000). The SPOR grant was funded (ranked 2 out of 10)

Gordon, J. (June 2018) Establishing iPSC models to study cardiovascular development.  University Research Grants Program. ($7,500)

Salvaterra, R., Kothari, A., Cohen, B., Le Ber, M., Lemieux, S., & Ng, E., & Zendo, S.  Health equity indicators  evaluation. Public Health Ontario, Locally Driven Collaborative Project Impact Assessment Fund. ($10,000).


PUBLICATIONS (BOOKS/BOOK CHAPTERS, REPORTS AND PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES)

Balneaves LG, Wong ME, Porcino AJ, Truant TLO, Thorne SE, Wong ST. (2018). Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) information and support needs of Chinese-speaking cancer patients. Support Care Cancer. doi: 10.1007/s00520-018-4288-9. [Epub ahead of print]

C, Claude., Arboleda, M.F., Aggarwal, S.K., Balneaves, L.G., Daeinck, P., Néron, A.,Prosk, E., & Vigano, A. “Cannabis in palliative care: current challenges and practical recommendations.” Annals of Palliative Medicine [Online], 0 (0):n. pag.  Web.3 Aug. 2018.

Lambert L.K., Balneaves L.G., Howard AF., Chia SK., Gotay, CC. Understanding adjuvant endocrine therapy persistence in breast Cancer survivors. BMC Cancer. 2018 Jul 11;18(1):732. doi: 10.1186/s12885-018-4644-7.
Cusack, C., Cohen, B., Mignone, J., Chartier, M., & Lutfiyya, Z. (2018). Participatory action as a research method with public health nurses.  Journal of Advanced Nursing, 74, 1544-1573. http://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13555.

Hudson, I., & Cohen, B. (2018). Manitoba inequality update: Low income families left behind.  Winnipeg: Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives-Manitoba.  Available at www.policyalternatives.ca

Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres (CAPHC), Complex Care Community of Practice (2018). CAPHC Guideline for “The Management of Medically Complex Children & Youth through the Continuum of Care.” Dr. Roberta Woodgate was one of the members of the Guideline Development Team.

https://ken.caphc.org/xwiki/bin/download/Management+of+Medically+Complex+Children+and+Youth+
Across+the+Continuum+of+Care/WebHome/CAPHC%20National%20Complex%20Care%20Guideline%202018_final.pdf

Mitchell, K. M. (2018). Constructing writing practices in nursing. Journal of Nursing Education, 27(7), 399-407. doi:10.3928/01484834-20180618-04.

Rieger, K.L, Lobchuk, M.M., Duff, M.A., Chernomas, W.M, Campbell-Enns, H.J., Demczuk, L., Nicolas, S., & West, C.H. (2018). The effectiveness of mindfulness-based arts interventions on psychological wellbeing and fatigue in adults with a physical illness: A systematic review protocol. The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 16(7), 1476–1484. doi: 10.11124/JBISRIR-2017-003446 https://journals.lww.com/jbisrir/Fulltext/2018/07000/Effectiveness_of_mindfulness_based_arts.2.aspx

Udod, S. A., & Racine, L. (2018). Diversity in health care organizations. In J. Wagner. (Ed.), Leadership and     Influencing Change. Retrieved from https://ourspace.uregina.ca/handle/10294/8365

Udod, S. A., & Wagner, J. (2018). Common change theories and application to different nursing situations. In J.   Wagner. (Ed.), Leadership and Influencing Change. Retrieved from https://ourspace.uregina.ca/handle/10294/8365

Stadnyk, B. Mordoch, E. Martin, D. (2018) Factors in facilitating an organisational culture to prevent pressure ulcers among older adults in health-care facilities.  Journal of Wound Care, 27(7), S4–S10.  Retrieved from https://doi-org.uml.idm.oclc.org/10.12968/jowc.2018.27.Sup7.S4


PRESENTATIONS (KEYNOTE, INVITED AND CONFERENCES PRESENTATIONS)

Ambalina, A. (June 6, 2018). Deliver an oral presentation on “A Technology-Enhanced Skills Course: Using smartphones as learning tools” at the Norman Education Research Day at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario (invited speaker)

Balneaves, L.G. (June 5, 2018). Medical and non-medical cannabis in a shifting regulatory context. Lunch and Learn for the Canadian Mental Health Association, Winnipeg, MB.

Balneaves, L.G. (June 12, 2018). Medical and non-medical cannabis: Implications for Nurses. Panel presentation as part of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) Ethics Panel, Winnipeg, MB.

Balneaves, L.G. & Reimer, J. (June 20, 2018). The Grass is Greener: A Primer on Cannabis. Webinar for the Association of Registered Nurses, Winnipeg, MB.

Balneaves, L.G. (June 21, 2018). Making Informed Decisions about Complementary Therapies during Cancer. Patient Education Evening for CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB. (video-linked to Pinawa, MB)
Duchscher, J.E.B., Udod, S., Goodridge, D., & Steeves, M. (June 2018). LEANing IN: Grassroots Leadership and Patient/Family Centered Care. Canadian Nurses Association Biennial Convention, Ottawa, ON

Harder. N. (June 14-16, 2018) was the keynote speaker at the International National Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning Annual Conference, held in Toronto, ON.  The title of her presentation was “Butterfly effect: How simulation has changed nursing education.” 

Laurencelle, F., & Scanlan, J.M. (May 28-29, 2018). What does it mean to be a nurse educator: Do I really belong? Paper presented at the 2018 CASN Conference Canadian Nursing Education: Responding to a Changing World, Montreal, QC.  Responding to a Changing World, Montreal, QC.

Laurencelle, F., & Scanlan, J.M. (May 28-29, 2018). The development of self-efficacy during graduate   education: Do I belong? Paper presented at the 2018 CASN Conference Canadian Nursing Education:

Rieger, K.L., Hack, T.F., Campbell-Enns, H., Duff, M., & West, C. (May 30-June 1 2018). How patients process their cancer experiences through mindfulness-based expressive arts. Paper presented at the Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology Conference: Tailored and Targeted Interventions, Toronto, Ontario.
 
Scanlan, J.M., & Chernomas, W.M. (May 6-9, 2018). Clinical practice & the failing student: A new perspective on an ongoing challenge. Paper presented at the 7th International NET/NEP Nursing Education Conference, Banff, AB.

Scanlan, J.M., & Hernandéz, A (May 6-9, 2018). Implementing a doctoral program in an international exchange: Faculty & student challenges. Paper presented at the 7th International NET/NEP Nursing Education Conference, Banff, AB.

Thiele, T. (May 10, 2018). Wound Care: Does our current model support optimal patient outcomes?  Wounds Canada: Leadership Summit. Winnipeg, Manitoba. Invited speaker.                    

Thiele, T. Langlois, K., Tuttosi, C.,  (May 11-12, 2018). Never Events: Preventing Pressure Injuries from the view of the Manitoba Provincial Pressure Injury Working Group. Sharing Solutions, Shaping the Future: Wounds Canada - 2018 Sprint Conference.  Winnipeg, Manitoba  (Invited guest speaker)

Woodgate, R.L., Tennent, P., & Jacques, P. (June 7-8, 2018). Using the Arts to Advance the Translation of Patient-Oriented Research. Knowledge Translation (KT) Canada Annual Scientific Meeting, Vancouver, BC (Invited speaker).


INNOVATION KNOWLEDGE TRANSLATION PRODUCTS

Dr. Lynda Balneaves, The Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO)’s “Clinical practice guidelines on the evidence-based use of integrative therapies during and after breast cancer treatment”, on which I was a co-author, were endorsed by the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the largest international oncology society. This endorsement was recently published by Lynam et al. (2018) in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. DOI: 10.1200/JCO.2018.79.2721 Journal of Clinical Oncology - published online before print June 11, 2018.

Dr. Benita Cohen & Hudson, I. Launch of report, Manitoba Inequality Update: Low income families left behind, produced by the Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives-Manitoba, at Fools & Horses Bistro, Winnipeg, MB.  June 6, 2018.

Dr. Roberta Woodgate was Interviewed about "Using the Arts to Advance the Translation of Patient-Oriented Research” by the Arthritis Broadcast Network (ABN) #Greek2Street Facebook and Twitter Live event at the 2018 KT (Knowledge Translation) Canada Scientific Meeting 2018. Interviewed by Cheryl Koehn, Arthritis Consumer Experts, June 7, 2018, Vancouver, Canada. Link: http://bit.ly/Greek2Street2018


AWARDS, HONOURS AND DISTINCTIONS

Dr. Balneaves, The Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO)’s “Clinical practice guidelines on the evidence-based use of integrative therapies during and after breast cancer treatment”, on which I was a co-author, were endorsed by the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the largest international oncology society. This endorsement was recently published by Lynam et al. (2018) in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. DOI: 10.1200/JCO.2018.79.2721 Journal of Clinical Oncology - published online before print June 11, 2018.

Dr. Kendra Rieger received the Association of Registered Nurses Medal of Excellence Award (PhD) for the fall 2017 and winter 2018 session. 

At the Canadian Student Health Research Forum, held on June 12th, two PhD students won  awards. Wajihah Mughal received an award in Cardiovascular Sciences.  Simone da Silva Rosa received a Canadian Student Health Research Forum Silver Medal Poster Award and also won the MMFS Poster award at the Manitoba Poster competition.(Dr. Joe Gordon, faculty advisor)

Dr. Roberta Woodgate was awarded a University of Manitoba and the University of Manitoba Faculty Association Merit Award, for Research in Scholarly Work and Other Creative Activities, $3,000.

Dr. Maureen Heaman has been appointed Professor Emeritus for August 11, 2018.   The honorary title of Professor Emeritus was conferred on Maureen by the Board of Governors in recognition of her many years of distinguished service to the University through her excellence and innovation in teaching, research, and scholarship.

Congratulations to undergraduate summer students Sochimaobi Nweze, Kaitlyn Nott & Ashley Bell for receiving an Irene E. Norwich Undergraduate Award. Sochimaobi, Kaitlyn and Ashley are three of seven Undergraduate Students from the College of Nursing who received this award.