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Dr. Sonia Udod and Dr. Pamela Baxter’s publications (past 5 years) organized in alphabetical order.

Baxter, P., Cleghorn, L., Alvarado, K., Cummings, G., McKey, C., Kennedy, D., & Pfaff, K. Quality-Based Funding in Ontario: Exploring organizational leaders’ responses, innovations, barriers and outcomes. Journal of Nurse Management April 24, 2014. Manuscript JNM-14-0096 DOI: 10.1111/jonm.12271 2014.

Baxter, P., DiCenso, A., Donald, F., Martin-Misener, R., Opsteen, J., & Chambers, T. (2013) Continuing Education for Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioners in Ontario, Canada, Nurse Education Today, 33, pp. 353-357.

Baxter, P., Hewko, S., Pfaff, K., Cleghorn, L., Cunningham, B. J. Elston, D., & Cummings, G. G. (2015). Leaders’ experiences and perceptions implementing activity-based funding and pay-for-performance hospital funding models: A systematic review. Health Policy. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healthpol.2015.05.003.

Czeraki, K., McKey, C., Peachey, G., Baxter, P., Flaherty, B. (2014). Factors that facilitate registered nurses in their first-line nurse manager role. Journal of Nursing Management, 22(8):1005-1014. doi: 10.1111/jonm.12093.

Dennis, C., Baxter, P (senior author)., Ploeg, J. and Blatz, S. (2017), Models of partnership within family-centered care in the acute pediatric setting: A discussion paper. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 73(2), 361-374. doi: 10.1111/jan.13178.

Donald, F., Kirkpatrick, K., Reid, K., Carter, N., Martin-Misener, R., Bryant-Lukosius, D., Harbman, P., Kaasalainen, S., Marshall, D., Charbonneau-Smith, R., Donald, E., Lloyd, M., Wickson-Griffiths, A., Yost, J., Baxter, P., Sangster-Gormley, E., Hubley, P., Laflamme, C., Campbell–Yeo, M., Price, P., Boyko, J., & DiCenso, A. (2014). A systematic review of the cost-effectiveness of clinical nurse specialists and nurse practitioners: What is the quality of the evidence? Nursing Research and Practice, Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 896587, 28 pages http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/896587.

Kheterpal, S., Bhandari, M., Baxter, P., Busse, J., & Sonnadara, R. (2016). Daily targeted evidence reports for orthopaedic surgeons – a mixed methods study in India. Global Health: Annual Review, 1(2), 1-4. https://journals.mcmaster.ca/ghar/article/view/1324/1131.

Landeen, J., Pierazzo, J., Akhtar-Danesh, N., Baxter, P., Van Eijk, S., & Evers, C. (2015). Exploring Student and Faculty Perceptions of Clinical Simulation: A Q-sort Study Journal of Nursing Education, 54 (9), 485- 491. doi: 10.3928/01484834-20150814-02

Masad, L., Harrison, L., Rotter, T., Dobson, R., Groot, G., Udod, S., & Lloyd, J. (2018). Assessing the implementation processes of a large-scale multi-year quality improvement initiative: survey of healthcare providers. BMC Health Services Research, 18,237. doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-3045-6.

Pfaff, K., Baxter, P., Jack, S., & Ploeg, J. (2014). Exploring new graduate nurse confidence in interprofessional collaboration: A mixed methods study. International Journal of Nursing Studies. [published on-line].

Pfaff, K.A., Baxter, P. Jack, S. & Ploeg, J. (2014). Factors influencing new graduate nurse engagement in interprofessional collaboration: An integrated review. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 70(1), 4-20.

Pfaff, K., Baxter, P., Jack, S., Ploeg, J. (2013). An integrative review of the factors influencing new graduate nurse engagement in interprofessional collaboration, Journal of Advanced Nursing, early on-line 2013 at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jan.12195/abstract.

Pfaff, K., Baxter, P.; Ploeg, J.; Jack, S. (2013). A mixed methods exploration of the team and organizational factors that may predict new graduate nurse engagement in collaborative practice, Journal of Interprofessional Care, 2013, published on-line at http://informahealthcare.com/doi/abs/10.3109/13561820.2013.851072.

Racine, L., Springer, R. A., & Udod, S. A. (2013, April). Distributed learning and rapid technological changes: An exploration of faculty development needs. International Journal of University Teaching and Faculty Development, 3(3), 1-15.

Rohatinsky, N., Udod, S., Anonson, J., Rennie, D., & Jenkins, M. (2018). Rural mentorships in healthcare: Factors influencing their development and sustainability. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 49 (7):322-328. https://doi.org/10.3928/00220124-20180613-08

Taplay, K., Jack. S. M., Baxter, P., Eva, K., & Martin, L. (2014). “Negotiating, navigating, and networking”: three strategies used by nursing leaders to shape the adoption and incorporation of simulation into nursing curricula – a grounded theory study. International Scholarly Research Network – Nursing (ISRN -Nursing), eCollection 2014, Article ID 854785. doi: 10.1155/2014/854785.
Taplay, K., Jack. S. M., Baxter, P., Eva, K., & Martin, L. (2014). Organizational culture shapes the adoption and incorporation of simulation into cursing curricula: A grounded theory study. Nursing Research and Practice, Volume (2014), Article ID 197591 http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/197591.

Taplay, K., Jack. S. M., Baxter, P., Eva, K., & Martin, L. (2014). The process of adopting and incorporating simulation into undergraduate nursing curricula: A grounded theory study. Submitted to the Journal of Professional Nursing. On-line publication http://www.professionalnursing.org/article/S8755-7223(14)00084-2/.

Tate, K., Hewko, S., McLane, P., Baxter, P., Perry, K., Armijo-Olivo, S., Estabrooks, C., Gordon, D., Cummings, G. Learning to lead: A review and synthesis of literature examining health care managers’ use of knowledge. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, 2018 0(0):1-14. doi: 10.1177/1355819618786764. [Epub ahead of print].

Udod, S. A., Cummings, G., & Care, W. D. (2017). Impact of role stressors on the health of nurse managers: A Western Canadian context. Journal of Nursing Administration, 47 (3), 159-164.

Udod, S. A., Cummings, G., Care, W. D., & Jenkins, M. (2017). Role stressors and coping strategies among nurse managers. Leadership in Health Services, 30 (1), 29-43.

Udod, S. A., & Lobchuk, M. (2017). The role of nurse leaders in advancing caregiver communication needs across transitions of care: A call to action. Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership, 30 (1), 47-55.

Udod, S. A., & Racine, L. (2017). Empirical and pragmatic adequacy of grounded theory: Advancing nurse empowerment for nursing practice. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 1-8.doi:10.1111/jocn.13887

Udod, S. (2014). Seeking connectivity in nurses’ work environments: Advancing nurse empowerment theory. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 46(3), 110-127.

Udod, SA, & Baxter, P. (under review). Forces of change and the changing nature of the nurse manager’s work. Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership.

Udod, SA., & Care, W. D. (2013). “Walking a tight rope”: An investigation of nurse managers’ work stressors and coping experiences. Journal of Research in Nursing, 18(1), 66-78. DOI:10.1177/17449871111434189.

Udod, S., & Racine, L. (2014). A critical perspective on relations between staff nurses and their nurse manager: Advancing nurse empowerment theory. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 46(4), 83-100.

Whitmore, C., Baxter, P., Kaasalainen, S., Ploeg, J. (2018). Protocol for a Case Study to Explore the Transition to Practice of New Graduate Nurses in Long-term Care. SAGE Open Nursing, 4:1-11. doi: 10.1177/2377960818797251.

Wong, A., McKey, C., Baxter, P. “What’s the fuss?”: Gender and academic leadership. Journal of Health Organization and Management, 32(6):779-792. https://doi.org/10.1108/JHOM-02-2018-0061 [Epub ahead of print].

Wozney, L., Baxter, P., Newton, A. (2015). Usability evaluation with mental health professionals and young people to develop an Internet-based cognitive-behaviour therapy program for adolescents with anxiety disorders. BMC Pediatrics, 15, 213. doi: 10.1186/s12887-015-0534-1.

Wozney, L., Baxter, P., Fast, H., Cleghorn, L., Hundert, A., Newton, A. (2015). Sociotechnical human factors involved in remote online usability testing of two ehealth interventions. JMIR Human Factors, http://dx.doi:10.2196/humanfactors.4602.

Dr. Sonia Udod and Dr. Pamela Baxter’s conference presentations (past 5 years) organized in alphabetical order.

Baxter, P., Hewko, S., Tate, K., McLane, P., Whitmore, C., & Cummings, G. (2017, July). A systematic review of the factors influencing healthcare managers’ engagement inevidence-informed practice. 28th International Nursing Research Congress, July 28-31, 2017, Dublin, Ireland.

Baxter, P., Hewko, S., Tate, K., McLane, P., Whitmore, C., & Cummings, G. (2017, April). A systematic review of the factors influencing healthcare managers’ engagement in evidence-informed practice. GANES Conference: Catalyzing Nursing Education and Scholarship for Global Health, April 2-4, 2017, Miami, Florida.

Baxter, P., Udod, S. (2019, February). Priority setting in nursing administration research: A rapid review of the literature. Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI) Creating Healthy Work Environments Conference, February 22-24, 2019, New Orleans, LA.

Cummings, GG., Tate, K., Hewko, S., McLane, P., Baxter, P., Armijo-Olivo, S., & Estabrooks, CA. (2017, July). A Review and Synthesis of Literature Examining Healthcare Managers’ Use of Knowledge in Their Practice. Oral presentation at Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Research Congress, July 28-31, 2017, Dublin, Ireland.

Duchscher, J, Udod, SA, Goodridge, D, & Steeves, M. (2018, June). LEANing IN: Grassroots Leadership and Patient Centered Care. Canadian Nurses Association Biennial Conference and Annual General Meeting, June 18-20, 2018, Ottawa, ON.

Ferguson, L., Racine, L., Udod, S. A., Maposa, T., & Fowler-Kerry, S. (2014, May). Exploring the Integration Experiences of Internationally Educated Nurses and their Canadian Educated Colleagues and Nurse Managers Partners in Education and Integration of Internationally educated Nurses Conference, Ontario Network of Educators and Supporters of Internationally Educated Nurses, May 1-2, 2014, Toronto, ON.

Freisen, M., Astle, B., & Udod, S. (2015, January 16). An Evidence Informed Approach for Charge Nurses as Front-line Leaders School of Nursing, Trinity Western University, Langley, BC.
Comment: Presented to students enrolled in NURS 484 Leadership in Nursing via Skype

Friesen, M., Astle, B., & Udod, S. A. (2014, October). An Evidence Informed Approach for Charge Nurses as Front-line Leaders The 4th National Conference, Canadian Association of Perinatal and Women’s Health Nurses, October 23-25, 2014, Regina, SK.

MacPhee, M, Wagner, J, Udod, SA, Berry, L, Alecxe, A, & Conway, A. (2018, October). Participatory Action Research in the Emergency Department: Is the Patient Safe to Go Home? Qualitative Health Research Conference, October 27-29, 2018, Halifax, NS.

Megan, E. & Udod, S. (2017, May). Effects of the Lean Management System on Nurse
Manager’s Leadership Capacity in Saskatchewan. College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan Life and Health Sciences Research Expo.

Racine, L., Ferguson, L., Udod, S., Maposa, S., & Fowler-Kerry, S. (2017, October). Nurse Managers’ Roles in Leading a Culturally Diverse Nursing Workforce, Sigma Theta Tau International, 44th Biennial Convention, October 28-November 1, 2017, Indianapolis, IN.

Racine, L., Ferguson, L., Udod, S., Maposa, S., & Fowler-Kerry, S. (2017, May). Nurse Managers’ Roles and Competencies in Managing Cultural Diversity in Rural and Remote Settings. Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association Centennial Year 2017. Saskatoon, SK

Racine, L., Ferguson, L., Udod, S. A., Maposa, T., & Fowler-Kerry, S. (2013, October). Promoting Cultural Competent Care: Exploring the Roles of Nurse Managers in the Professional, Social, and Cultural Integration of Immigrant Nurses in a Canadian Prairie Province The 39th Annual Conference of the Transcultural Nursing Society, October 23-26, 2013, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

Racine, L., Ferguson, L., Udod, S. A., Maposa, T., Fowler-Kerry, S., & Lu, Y. (2015, March 26). Internationally educated nurses’ experiences of racialization and the Canadian health care system in Saskatchewan Poster presented at the 17th National Metropolis Conference. Broadening the Conversation: Policy and Practice in Immigration, Settlement, and Diversity, Vancouver, BC.

Racine, L., Ferguson, L., Udod, S. A., Maposa, T., Fowler-Kerry, S., & Lu, Y. (2015, March). Exploring the Integration of Internationally Educated Nurses in Saskatchewan Health Workplaces: Navigating Issues of Racialization and Social Othering 17th National Metropolis Conference, Broadening the conversation: Policy and Practice in Immigration, Settlement and Diversity, Vancouver, BC, March 26-28, 2015.

Racine, L., Ferguson, L., Udod, S. A., Maposa, T., Fowler-Kerry, S., & Lu, Y. (2015, May). The Strengths of Internationally Educated Nurses in Health Care Settings: Evidence from a Critical Ethnographic Study The 9th Annual Partners in Education and Integration of IEN’s Conference, May 1, 2015, Regina, SK.

Racine, L., Ferguson, L., Udod, S., Maposa, S., Fowler-Kerry, S., & Lu, Y. (2014,
November 14). Building Cultural Competencies in Organizations: Nurse Manager Roles in Leading Cultural Diversity The International Nursing Administration Research Conference, Pioneering Through Chaos: Leadership for a Changing World, November 12-15, 2014, Texas Women’s University, Dallas, TX, USA.
Comment: Prestigious nursing administration leadership conference

Racine, L., Ferguson, L., Udod, S. A., Maposa, T., Fowler-Kerry, S., & Lu, Y. (2014, July 7). Managing cultural diversity in health care organizations: Examining nurse managers’ roles in facilitating the professional, social, and cultural integration of immigrant nurses in Western Canada Paper presented at the 14th International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations. Vienna University of Economics and Business, (Wirtschaffts Universitat Wien), Vienna, Austria. Presented by L. Racine and Y. Lu.

Racine, L., Ferguson, L., Udod, S., Maposa, S., Fowler-Kerry, S., Lu, Y., & Smith, M. (2014, October 25). Integration of Internationally Educated Nurses in the Canadian Health Care System: Navigating the Pitfalls of Racialization and Othering The 40th Annual Conference of the Transcultural Nursing Society, Charleston, South Carolina, USA.

Racine, L., Udod, S. A., & Ferguson, L. (2013, November). Managing Cultural Diversity: Defining Nurse Managers’ Roles in Improving the Professional, Social, and Cultural Integration of Immigrant Nurses in Western Canada International Nursing Administration Research Conference, November 13-16, 2013, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

Rohatinsky, N., Ferguson, L., Udod, S. A., & Racine, L. (2013, November). Rural Mentorship Matters: Challenges and Opportunities for Rural Nursing Leadership Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, 42nd Biennial Convention, Poster, November 16-20, 2013, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.

Rohatinsky, N, Udod, SA, Anonson, J, & Rennie, D. (2019, February). Optimizing Professional Well-being and Patient Outcomes through the use of Mentorship in Rural Workplaces. Creating Healthy Work Environments, Sigma Theta Tau. February 22-24, 2019, New Orleans, LA, USA.

Udod, S. A. (2014, November). Strategic Planning St. Petro Mohyla Institute (SPMI), November 22, 2014, Saskatoon, SK. Invited Speaker

Udod, S. A. (2013, August). Faith and the Orthodox Woman The 58th Biennial National Conference, Self-Reliance League Conference, August 21-25, 2013, Saskatoon, SK.

Udod, S., Care, W. D., & Cummings, G. (2015, May). Nurse Manager Role Stressors and Coping Strategies: Perspectives for Solving Complex Organizational Conditions 2015 SRNA Annual Meeting and Conference RNs Influencing Healthcare and Driving Change, Saskatoon, SK, May 5-7, 2015.

Udod, S. A., Cummings, G., & Care, W. D. (2016, August). Swimming Upstream: Role Stressors and Coping Strategies of Nurse Managers. 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Making Organizations Meaningful, August 5-9, 2016. Anaheim, CA.

Udod, S. A., Cummings, G., & Care, W. D. (2016, April). Swimming Upstream: Nurse Manager Role Stressors and Coping Strategies in Western Canada Royal College of Nursing International Research Conference, April 6-8, 2016. Edinburgh, Scotland.

Udod, S. A., Cummings, G., & Care, W. D. (2013, December). Role Stressors and Coping Experiences of Nurse Managers in Rural and Urban Acute Care Facilities in Saskatchewan and Alberta 2013 Sante! Awards, Saskatoon, SK.

Udod, S., Cummings, G., Care, W. D., Hammond-Collins, K., & Cave, J. (2014, October 2). Nurse Managers in Acute Care Facilities in Western Canada: Role Stressors and Coping Strategies The Irish Association of Directors of Nursing and Midwifery Leadership Symposium, Cork, Ireland. Poster presented on behalf of Dr. Udod by Dr. June Anonson, Jennifer Catte, & Taylor Roy.

Udod, S., Cummings, G., Care, W. D., Jansen, A., & Hammond-Collins, K. (2014, November). “On The Edge”: Role Stressors and Coping Strategies of Nurse Managers in Acute Care Organizations in Western Canada The International Nursing Administration Research Conference, November 12-15, 2014, Texas Women’s University, Dallas, TX, USA.

Udod, SA, Duchscher, J, Goodridge, D, Rotter, T, Szelest, I, McGrath, P, Cryderman, K, Hewitt, AD, Steeves, M, Jenkins, M, & Cave, J. (2017, July). Advancing Policy for Lean Leadership: Building Leadership Capacity among Nurse Managers. International Nursing Research and Leadership Conference, Sigma Theta Tau, July 10-14, 2017, Vancouver, BC.

Udod, SA, Goodridge, D, Rotter, T, Duchscher, J, Szelest, I, McGrath, P, Cryderman, K, Hewitt, AD, & Steeves, M. (2017, October). Effects of the Lean Management System: Critical Implications for Nurse Managers’ Leadership Practices. Healthcare Quality Research Forum, Queen’s University, October 5, 2017, Kingston, ON.

Udod, SA, Goodridge,D, Rotter, T, Duchscher, J, Szelest, I, McGrath, P, Cryderman, K, Hewitt, AD, Steeves, M, Jenkins, M. (2017, July). A Western Canadian Perspective in Building Nurse Manager Leadership Capacity within the Lean Management System. Poster accepted at the Sigma Theta Tau International’s 28th International Nursing Research Congress, July 27-31, 2017, Dublin, Ireland. (not attended)

Udod, S. A., & Racine, L. (2013, November). Seeking Power through Resistance: Practice and Policy Solutions for Nurse Managers in Nurses’ Work Environments International Nursing Administration Research Conference, Poster, November 13-16, 2013, Baltimore, MD, USA.

Wagner, N., Baxter, P., Pierazzo, J., Amin, N., Kelly, S., Sonnadara, R.R. (2018, June). Incorporating Collaborative Learning in a Surgical Boot Camp at the Onset of Residency. Geoffrey Norman Day in Education Research, Hamilton, ON.

Wagner, J., MacPhee, M, Udod, SA, & Berry, L. (2018, October). Improving Emergency Department Nurse and Patient Outcomes using the Synergy Tool. Canadian Health Workforce Conference, October 3-5, 2018, Gatineau, QC.

Whitmore, C., Baxter, P., Kaasalainen, S., Ploeg, J. (2018, May). Practicing in Isolation: New Graduate Nurses’ Experience Transitioning to Practice in Long-term Care. Oral Presentation at Faculty of Health Sciences Plenary Session, May 15, 2018, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON.

Wong, A., Baxter, P., McKey, C. (2018. August). Gender and Academic Health Leadership. Short Communication at The Association of Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) Conference 2018, August 25-29, 2018, Basel, Switzerland.