Research

UNBC School of Nursing faculty are active in a wide variety of research programs.

The faculty of the School of Nursing are active in many different areas of nursing-related research. Nursing students also have the ability to participate in some of this research activity. This page is intended to highlight selected research projects.

Sample of Past Research Topics

MScN-FNP

  • Warfarin in Atrial Fibrillation
  • Health Literacy
  • Perinatal Group Visits
  • Exercise During Pregnancy
  • Family Centred Care in Addressing Childhood Obesity
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Lactation
  • Nurse Practitioner Encounters With Northern Aboriginal Women
  • Cannabinoids and Chronic Non-Cancer Pain
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease: medication adherence in teens
  • Mental health client transitions between acute and primary health care
  • NP role clarity in primary care settings
  • Working with families in primary care who oppose vaccines
  • Improving transitions of care for terminally ill clients with a life expectancy of less than three months
  • Primary care access and outreach for marginalized women
  • Pre-conception care

MScN

  • Tobacco Use in Pregnancy
  • Nursing Presence in Public Health Nursing Relationships
  • New Graduates’ Experiences of Occupational Stressors
  • Influences on Fluid Compliance in Hemodialysis
  • Horizontal Workplace Bullying Behaviours in Nursing
  • Objective Structured Clinical Examinations in Undergraduate Nursing Education

Health Sciences PhD (supervised by Nursing faculty)

  • Continuity in Primary Healthcare Encounters

Health Sciences MSc (supervised by Nursing faculty)

  • Patient Safety in Rural Nursing Practice