OHHRRN Postdoctoral Fellow

Christine Covell

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    • Project Title: A Pan Canadian Perspective on the Successful Integration of Internationally Educated Nurses. Funded by CIHR Postdoctoral Fellowship
    • Project Description: This research will examine the reasons why some internationally educated nurses are successful in becoming nurses in Canada, and identify the programs available to help them pass a licensing examination and find work in their profession. Information from this research can be used to develop and modify educational programs and social program to assist internationally educated nurses become eligible to practice their profession and find work in Canada. Employers and regulatory agencies can use the information to develop strategies to retain internationally educated nurses in Canada.
    • Research Projects:
    • Factors that Support the Successful Integration and Retention of Internationally Educated Nurses into the Canadian Health Care System. Investigators: I. St-Pierre, PI (Qualitative Lead). Role: Co-Investigator: (Quantitative Lead). Funding Agency: Heatlh Canada ($249,595; 2013-2015).
    • Pan Canadian Health Human Resources Knowledge Exchange Network. Primary Investigator: Bourgeault, I.L., Barer, M., Tomblin Murphy, G. Role: Co-Investigator (Lead-CHHRN Virtual Library). Funding Agency: Canadian Institute of Health Research ($600,00; 2011-2014).
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