Registered Nurses’ Foundation of Ontario PNEIG Award Winners 2013

by Admin on October 29, 2013

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leighWe are happy to share with you that the winners of the Provincial Nurse Educators Award were Anne Moulton and Susan Bookey-Basset. The winner of the PNEIG Research Award was Ping Zou.

2013 Recipients of the Provincial Nurse Educators’ Awards – $1500 each
Susan Bookey-BassettSusan Bookey-Bassett
is a doctoral student at McMaster University School of Nursing. She has worked in a variety of nursing roles, including staff nurse, educator, manager, project consultant, and research coordinator, within hospitals, academic institutions, and the RNAO. Sue has worked with several researchers at the McMaster University and the University of Toronto on studies related to best practices for community-based care for older adults, nursing workforce issues, and patient safety. Sue’s doctoral research will examine inter-professional collaboration and effectiveness among a nurse-led interdisciplinary team of community-based health care providers.

Anne MoultonAnne Moulton – With BScN and MN degrees from Ryerson, Anne is now a second year student in the PhD in Nursing program and the Collaborative Program in Bioethics at University of Toronto and a Clinical Nurse Educator in the Hemodialysis Program at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH). This experience has been the driving force for Anne’s commitment and dedication to improve the lives of patients on hemodialysis through her involvement in the Advance Care Planning Program at SJHH. Anne’s PhD focus is on the “ethics in patient advocacy”. Her research will help to articulate nurses’ ethical role in speaking with patients on hemodialysis about end of life care wishes.

2013 Recipient of the Provincial Nurse Educators’ Research Award – $5000
Ping ZouPing Zou
is a doctoral student at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto. Her research is a randomized, controlled trial to test the feasibility and potential effects of the Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension for Chinese Canadians (DASH-CC) in a community setting to decrease blood pressure, reduce diabetes risk, and enhance health-related quality of life in Chinese Canadians. Guided by Leininger’s Transcultural nursing theory, this DASH-CC intervention incorporates food therapy of Traditional Chinese Medicine with anti-hypertensive dietary evidence from current health sciences. This study will contribute to scientific evidence of culturally sensitive care and guide design of dietary educational interventions for minority populations in community settings.

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