Building community and public health nursing capacity: a synthesis report of the National Community Health Nursing Study.

  title={Building community and public health nursing capacity: a synthesis report of the National Community Health Nursing Study.},
  author={Jane M Underwood and David Mowat and Donna Marie Meagher-Stewart and Raisa Deber and Andrea Baumann and Mary B Macdonald and Noori Akhtar-Danesh and Bonnie M Schoenfeld and Donna K Ciliska and Jennifer M Blythe and M{\'e}lanie Lavoie-Tremblay and Anne S Ehrlich and Kristin M Knibbs and Valerie J Munroe},
  journal={Canadian journal of public health = Revue canadienne de sante publique},
  volume={100 5},
OBJECTIVES 1) To describe the community health nursing workforce in Canada; 2) To compare, across political jurisdictions and community health sectors, what helps and hinders community nurses to work effectively; 3) To identify organizational attributes that support one community subsector--public health nurses--to practise the full scope of their competencies. METHODS Our study included an analysis of the Canadian Institute for Health Information nursing databases (1996-2007), a survey of… CONTINUE READING


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