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21st Century Rural Nursing: Navajo Traditional and Western Medicine

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Barbara L. O'Brien
Rosemary M. Anslow
Wanda Begay
Benvinda A. Pereira
Mary Pat Sullivan
Nursing Administration Quarterly, vol. 26, no. 5, Fall, 2002, pp. 47-57
Description
Conditions on reservations challenge health care delivery which culturally appropriate practices may help to address.
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Aboriginal Healing: Regaining Balance and Culture

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Linda M. Hunter
Jo Logan
Jean-Guy Goulet
Sylvia Barton
Journal of Transcultural Nursing, vol. 17, no. 1, January 2006, pp. 13-22
Description
Study examines how tradition can address health issues and explores the link between traditional methods and holism in nursing.
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Aboriginal Health Human Resources: A Matter of Health

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Emily Lecompte
Journal of Aboriginal Health, vol. 8, no. 2, Connecting Place, People, and Health, March 2012, pp. 16-22
Description
Statistics reveal that the number of Aboriginal people trained to work in health careers over a ten year period exceeds the recommendation of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples.
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Aboriginal Nurses

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Trudy Longbottom
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 4, no. 4, December 1980, pp. 25-27
Description
Discusses educational training possibilities for young people wanting to be health workers to serve in their home communities.
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Aboriginal Nursing Education in Canada: An Update

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
David Gregory
Em M Pijl-Zieber
Jeannette Barsky
Melissa Daniels
Canadian Nurse, vol. 104, no. 4, April 2008, pp. 24-28
Description
Discusses a survey conducted by the Association of University Schools of Nursing as a follow-up to the original report entitled Against the Odds: Aboriginal Nursing, published in 2002.
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Aboriginal Peoples and the Canadian Healthcare System

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Marina Freire-Gormaly
Description
Looks at partnership between Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada and the Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada to develop core competencies curriculum and efforts to recruit Aboriginals into health care professions. Special focus on the University of Saskatchewan's programs.
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Academic Staff Perceptions of Factors Underlying Program Completion by Australian Nursing Students

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Roianne West
Kim Usher
Kim Foster
Lee Stewart
Qualitative Report, vol. 19, no. 12, March 24, 2014, pp. [1]-19
Description
Strategies proposed to increase student success were: appointing Indigenous nursing professors; partnerships between nursing schools and Indigenous Education Support Units; and tailored cross-cultural awareness programs.
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Against the Odds: Aboriginal Nursing / National Task Force on Recruitment and Retention Strategies

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
David Gregory
Amanda Macrae
Rebecca Wood
Nicole Amaral
Description
Findings are organized into five themes: preparation; recruitment; admission, nursing access and bridging programs; progression; and post-graduate recruitment and retention. Includes recommendations made by stakeholder groups with respect to each of the areas.
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Against the Odds: An Update on Aboriginal Nursing in Canada

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Description
Summary of progress for the years 2001-2006. Ninety-one schools were surveyed regarding the number of seats available/filled, location of access programs, special admission categories, nature of support programs, and number of Aboriginal faculty.
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[American Indian Health and Nursing]

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Karen Doty-Sweetnam
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 36, no. 1, 2016, pp. 246-247
Description
Book review of: American Indian Health and Nursing edited by Margaret P. Moss.
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American Indian Views of Public Health Nursing, 1930-1950

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Nancy Reifel
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 23, no. 3, Special Issue on Disease, Health, and Survival Among Native Americans, 1999, pp. 143-154
Description
Investigates how the Sioux, who interacted with field nurses, evaluated the nurses' work against traditional Sioux medicine standards.
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Appendix F: Nursing Practice in Aboriginal Communities

Alternate Title
Rural and Remote Nursing Practice: An Analysis of Policy Documents
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Judith C. Kulig
Elizabeth Thomlinson
Fran Curran
Deana Nahachewsky
Description
Defines "remote", discusses transfer of health services control, impact on nursing, band-employed nurses, and educational preparation. Scroll to p. 126.
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Awareness and Communication Go Hand in Hand

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Donnaleen Campbell
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 20, no. 1, January/February 1996, p. 8
Description
Briefly speaks about a deaf and mute Aboriginal man trying to get assistance in a hospital.
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Being Influenced: A Cherokee Way of Mentoring

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
John Lowe
Journal of Cultural Diversity, vol. 12, no. 2, Summer, 2005, pp. 37-49
Description
Reports on research findings related to how the Cherokee male achieves self-reliance and how health care professionals can incorporate the Cherokee concept of self-reliance into health care.
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Big Changes in the Indian Health Service: Are Nurses Aware

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Patricia A. Holkup
Journal of Transcultural Nursing, vol. 13, no. 1, 2002, pp. 47-53
Description
Explores the opportunities and challenges facing Native American health care delivery and examines nursing policy issues pertinent to the current state of the Indian Health Service (IHS).
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A BScN Program for Nunavut

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Mary L. Ellerton
Heather Fudge
Ruth Martin-Misener
Catherine Thibeault
Canadian Nurse, vol. 95, no. 10, 1999, p. 31
Description
Discussion of the Nunavut Act which required that 80 per cent of the nursing positions in Nunavut be occupied by Inuit and the creation of BScN program.
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Building Community and Public Health Nursing Capacity: A Synthesis Report of the National Community Health Nursing Study

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jane M. Underwood
David L. Mowat
Donna M. Meagher-Stewart
Raisa B. Deber
Andrea O. Baumann
et al.
Canadian Journal of Public Health, vol. 100, no. 5, Special Insert, September/October 2009, pp. 1-13
Description
Presents a study that looks at the community health nursing workforce in Canada.
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Bush Aborigines and City Nurses: Bridging the Gap

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Barbara Wright
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 12, no. 3, September 1988, pp. 18-20
Description
Promotes idea that aboriginal health workers can use their knowledge and cultural and social background to help city nurses understand the needs of their patients.
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Caregiving Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Elders

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
S. A. Lockery
Generations, vol. 15, no. 4, Fall/Winter, September 1, 1991, pp. 58-62
Description
Examines diversity in intergenerational families and social support patterns that affect the care of older generations.
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