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Health Care Delivery

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The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) is a federally chartered but independent, not-for-profit organization. It brings programs, functions and activities from The Hospital Medical Records Institute (HMRI), The MIS Group, Health Canada (Health Information Division) and Statistics Canada (Health Statistics Division) together under one roof. Its primary functions are: collecting, processing and maintaining a comprehensive and growing number of health databases and registries covering health human resources, health services and health expenditures; setting national standards for financial, statistical and clinical data as well as standards for health informatics technology and producing value-added analysis from its information holdings. Selected for Nursing 453, Leadership and Management in Health Care, Janet Walker.

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On November 28, 2002 the Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada delivered its Final Report to Canadians, Building on Values: The Future of Health Care in Canada.

Nurse Staffing and Quality of Patient Care

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Informatics

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The goal of this organization is to promote understanding and effective utilization of information technologies in the Canadian Healthcare environment. The organization consists of more than 750 health executives, physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals, researchers, educators, information technology managers and vendors

Online Journal of Nursing Informatics

The Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI) is a free, international, professional, refereed publication that focuses on nursing informatics in all practice settings.

American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) - Nursing Informatics Work Group

Information on the Nursing Informatics Work Group of the American Medical Informatics Association. Has links to roles in nursing informatics, education in nursing informatics and related sites

Nursing Outcomes - International Classification for Nursing Practice

The International Classification for Nursing Practice (ICNP®) is a classification of nursing phenomena, interventions and outcomes. It serves as a unifying framework into which existing nursing vocabularies and classifications can be cross-mapped to enable comparison of nursing data.

History of Nursing

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This national guide to nursing historical resources is the product of a national survey of nursing resources in Canadian archives, museums, and professional nursing organizations.The project began with a national mail survey to all known archives and museums to determine their nursing archival holdings. Next, various nursing organizations, nursing educational institutions, associte/affiliate nursing groups, and employment agencies were surveyed by telephone and email. The third step was the identification of private and semiprivate records and collections. Finally, the information from these surveys was collated to produce this national guide to nursing historical resource material. The surveys were conducted with the help of research assistant Nicole Brown during the summer of l999

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The Canadian Association for the History of Nursing (CAHN) is a charitable organization founded in 1987, and is an affiliate group of the Canadian Nurses Association.

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The current Society members are mainly B.C. registered nurses and nursing students, but also include interested historians, researchers, registered nurses and nursing students from across Canada.

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A collection of letters written by and to Florence Nightingale. The original letters are held in the Memorial Room of the Woodward Library at the University of British Columbia

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Photographs of infant feeding devices from the collection in Woodward Library. Many 19th century devices. On an interactive website for your comments

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This site, which was developed by the Mount Saint Vincent University Archives, explores the history of nursing education in Nova Scotia from 1890, when the Victoria General Hospital established the first nursing school in Nova Scotia, to the late twentieth century

Collected Works of Florence Nightingale

The purpose of this project is to prepare a collected works of the writing, published and unpublished, of Florence Nightingale. No such collection exists and most of what Nightingale published is now long out of print and little available

Australian Nursing & Midwifery History Project

Selected by Dr. Geertje Boschma.

Center for The Study of The History of Nursing

The Center was founded in 1985 at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing to collect, preserve and make accessible primary sources which document Nursing's history

Women's History: Medicine & Nursing

This page provides an overview of women's and gender history projects at the International Institute of Social History (IISH), one of the world's largest documentary and research institutions in the field of social history in general and the history of the labour movement in particular.

Evidence Based Practice

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Selected for Nursing 504, Research and Evidence-Based Practice, Professor Ann Hilton

Agree Collaboration - Appraisal of Guidelines Research and Evaluation

AGREE is an international collaboration of researchers and policy makers who seek to improve the quality and effectiveness of clinical practice guidelines by establishing a shared framework for their development, reporting and assessment.

Selected for Nursing 504, Research and Evidence-Based Practice, Professor Ann Hilton

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHCPR)

Selected for this Evidence Based Practice by Professor Pamela A. Ratner

Centre of Health Evidence

Selected by Professor Pam Ratner

Sarah Cole Hirsh Institute for Best Nursing Practices Based on Evidence

Selected for Nursing 504, Research and Evidence-Based Practice, Professor Ann Hilton

Finding studies for systematic reviews: a resource list for researchers

Selected for Nursing 504, Research and Evidence-Based Practice, Professor Ann Hilton.

Research Utilization and Evidence-Based Practice

Selected for Nursing 504, Research and Evidence-Based Practice, Professor Ann Hilton.

Greenhalgh papers at British Medical Journal (BMJ)

Selected for Nursing 504, Research and Evidence-Based Practice, Professor Ann Hilton.