Research and Publications
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Advancing Family Practice Nursing In Canada: An Environmental Scan of International Literature and National Efforts towards Competency Development
Lukewich, J., Taylor, S., Poitras, M., Martin-Misener, R.
Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership
volume 31(2), pp 66-78
Choosing guidelines to use in your practice
Dickinson, J., Bell, N., Grad, R., Singh, H., Grouix, S., Szafran, O.
Canadian Family Physician
volume 64, year 2018, pp 357-352
Nursing within Primary Care Settings in Atlantic Canada: A Scoping Review.
Curnew, D. & Lukewich, J. (2018).
SAGE Open, 1-17. doi: 10.1177/2158244018774379
Registered Nurses: Partners in Transforming Primary Care: Proceedings of a conference on Preparing Registered Nurses for Enhanced Roles in Primary Care (March 2017)
Utilization of registered nurses in primary care teams: A systematic review
Norful, A., Martsolf, G., de Jacq, K., Poghosyan, L.
International Journal of Nursing Studies
volume 74, issue, year 2017, pp 15-23
Rethinking the Primary Care Workforce-An Expanded Role for Nurse
Bodenheimer, T., Bauer, L.
New England Journal of Medicine, September 2016) 1015-1017
Registered nurses in primary care: A value proposition
Nurse Outlook 64 (2016) 525-526
Association Between Registered Nurse Staffing and Management Outcomes of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes within Primary Care: A Cross-Sectional Linkage Study.
Lukewich, J., Williamson, T., Edge, D. S., VanDenKerkhof, E., Tranmer, J. (2016).
CMAJ Open, 4(2)
Self-Management Support for Chronic Pain within Primary Care: A Cross-Sectional Study of Patient Perspectives and Nursing Roles.
Lukewich, J., Mann, E., VanDenKerkhof, E., Tranmer, J. (2015)
Journal of Advanced Nursing, 71(11), 2551–2562
Never a Dull Moment:Primary care nurses take on a variety of roles.
Holll Moncrleff, Winnipeg Free Press.
National Nursing week insert
Nursing contributions to chronic disease management in primary care within Canada. Journal of Nursing Administration.
Lukewich, J., Edge, D. S., VanDenKerkhof, E., Tranmer, J. (2014)
JONA 44(2), 103-110.
Identification, summary and comparison of tools used to measure organizational attributes associated with chronic disease management within primary care settings.
Lukewich, J., Corbin, R., VanDenKerkhof, E., Edge, D., Williamson, T., Tranmer, J. (2014).
Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice.
Optimizing the Role of Nurses in Primary Care in Canada
Document Prepared for the CNA
Final Report August 2014
The unexpected benefits of participating in research
Janet Probst, RN, BScN, B.Ed
Canadian Nurse, September 2014, Volume 110, Number 6
Collaboration between family physicians and nurse clinicians: Opinions of graduates in family medicine
Maheux, B., Cote, L., Sobanjo, O., Authier, L., Lajeunesse, J., Leclerc, M., Lefort, L.
Canadian Family Physician, August 2014
The value of registered nurses in collaborative family practice: Enhancing primary healthcare in Canada
Nursing Leadership, Volume 27 Number 1, 2014
Substitution of physicians by nurses in primary care: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Martinez-Gonzalez-N., Djalali,S., Tandjung, R., Huber-Geismann, F., Markun, S., Wensing, M., Rosemann, T.
BMC Health Services Research, May 2014
Looking beyond doctors
Letter to the Editor by Chrissy Danell, RN, BN, Primary Care Nurse, addresses patient access to quality primary care
Winnipeg Free Press
January 24, 2013
Full Scope Nursing in Primary Care
Primary Care nurses have the skill-and desire-to provide more comprehensive care that will benefit patients
Registered Nurse Journal, November/December 2012
Optimizing the Roles of Nurses to Improve Efficiencies
Presentation prepared for the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement:
Gina Browne, Professor of Nursing, McMaster University
June 27, 2012
Primary Solutions for Primary Care: Maximizing and Expanding the Role of the Primary Care Nurse in Ontario
Primary Care Nurse Task Report is a blueprint to maximize and expand the role of primary care nurses.
A Nursing Call to Action
A report from the CNA"s National Expert Commission, suggests a fundamental shift in how health and health care is funded, managed and delivered in Canada
June 15, 2012
National Expert Commission Website (including video, fact sheets and other links)
A Delphi Approach to Developing a Core Competency Framework for Family Practice Registered Nurses in Ontario
Moaveni,A., Gallinaro, A., Gotlib Conn, L., Callahan, S., Hammond, M., and Oandasan, I.
Feburary 2011- Nursing Leadership
Family Practice Nursing on the Rise in Nova Scotia
Tanya Magee, Corinne Hodder-Malloy, Dee Mason
September 2011 - Doctor NS Fall Newsletter
Healthy Issues Vary Daily, But Primary Care Nurses Get To Treat Them All
Pat St. Germain, Winnipeg Free Press
National nursing week insert
EMR: A brave new world?
Ann Alsaffar, RN
May 2011 - Canadian Nurse
Optimizing the Practice of Registered Nurses in the Context of an Inter-professional Team in Primary Care
Dr. Jeanne Besner, Dr. Jane Drummond, Dr. Nelly D. Oelke, Mr. Robert McKim, and Ms. Rebecca Carter
February 16, 2011
Exploring the role of RNs in family practice residency training programs
Allard, M., Frego, A., Katz, A., Halas, G.
March 2010 - Canadian Nurse
A delphi approach to developing a core competency framework for family practice registered nurses in Ontario
Moaveni, A., Gallinaro, A., Gotlib Conn, L., Callahan, S., Hammond, M., Oandasan, I.
Nursing Leadership, Volume 23 Number 4, 2010
Family Practice Nurses are Invaluable
Dr. Sarah Kredenster - President Message, College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)
Role of the RN in Primary Care
Perceptions of the role of the registered nurse in an urban interprofessional academic family practice setting
Akeroyd, J., Oandasan, I., Alsaffar, A., Whitehead, C., Lingard, L.
Nursing Leadership (CJNL), 22(2)2009:73-84
Systematic review of the effectiveness of primary care nursing
Keleher, H., Parker, R., Abdulwadud, O., Francis, K.
International Journal of Nursing Practice 2009; 15: 16-24
A little help from our friends
March 2008 - Canadian Family Physician
Family practice/primary health care nurses in Nova Scotia
Todd, C., Howlett, M., MacKay, M., Lawson, B.
June 2007 - Canadian Nurse
Family practice nurses: Unsung heroes
September 2006 - Canadian Family Physician
Family Practice: A Nursing Perspective
Alsaffar, Ann, RN
August 16, 2005