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Athabasca University

Pamela Hawranik

Faculty of Graduate Studies, Dean; Professor of Health Disciplines

Papers Presented (Refereed)

International

Hawranik, P., Forbes, D., Harrison, W., Strain, L., Morgan, D., Woytkiw, T., & Blake, C. The Influence of Rural Context on the Spread and Uptake of Evidence by Home Care Case Managers and Allied Health Professionals. Safety and Health in Agricultural and Rural Populations: Global Perspectives, Saskatoon, SK., October 19-22, 2014

Hawranik, P. & Bell, S. Focus on Falls Prevention Vision Screening Program. International Congress of Nurses Conference, Melbourne Australia, May 18 to 23, 2013.

Forbes, D., Peacock, S., Harrison, W., Woytkiw, T., Blake, C., Strain, L., Hawranik, P., & Morgan, D. (2013, March). Factors in northern home care centres that influence the use of evidence. Poster session presented at the International Collaboration of Community Health Nursing Research Conference: Transforming Community Health - the Nursing Impact, Edinburgh, UK.

Hawranik, P & Bell, S. Vision Care Services as a Link in the Prevention of Falls and Fractures in Long Term Care Facilities. 21st Nordic Congress of Gerontology, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 10-13, 2012, accepted but not presented

Bell, S., Hawranik, P., Briggs, S., & Grant, I. A Study of Vision Care Services in Long Term Care Homes in Canada and Scotland. IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Paris, France, July 2009. Accepted but not presented.

Bell, S., Hawranik, P., & McCormac, K. Focus on Falls Prevention: A Falls Prevention Initiative. IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Paris, France, July 2009. accepted.

Hawranik, P. & Bell, S. Testing the Effectiveness of a Vision Care Program on Falls, Fractures, and Quality of Life. IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Paris, France, July 2009. Accepted but not presented.

Hawranik, P., Forbes, D., Morgan, D., & Peacock, S. Rural Caregiving and Dementia. Sixth International Symposium: Public Health and the Agricultural Rural Ecosystem – PHARE. Saskatoon, SK., October, 2008.

Forbes, D., Markle-Reid, M., Hawranik, P., Peacock, S., Kingston, D., Morgan, D., Henderson, S., Leipert, B., Jansen, L., & Normand, S. What is needed to Prevent Dementia from Causing a Health and Economic Crisis: Perceptions of Family Caregivers? International Nursing Research Conference, Jerusalem, Israel, June 30-July 3, 2008.

Markle-Reid, M., Kingston, D., Forbes, D., Henderson, S., Browne, G., Hawranik, P., Morgan, D., & Leipert, B. Testing a theoretical model to explain community service use by unpaid caregivers of persons with dementia. Registered Nurses Association of Ontario, 6th International Elder Care Conference. Toronto, ON, September 2007.

Forbes, D. ,Markle-Reid, M., Hawranik, P., Peacock, S., Kingston, D., Morgan, D., Henderson, S., Leipert, B. & Jansen, L. Symposium: Supporting Caregivers in Dementia Care. Festival of International Conferences on Caregiving, Disability, Aging and Technology. June 2007, Toronto, ON.    Hawranik, P. lead in presentation on Rural and Urban Caregivers.

Hawranik, P. & Wolf, L. Communication with Persons with Advanced Dementia. Videoconference, with Umea University, Sweden, May 2007.

Bell, S., Briggs, S., Grant, I. & Hawranik, P. Eyes on the Elderly: A Study of Vision Screening in Long Term Care Homes in Canada and Scotland. 11th Congress for Total Quality Management, New Zealand, December 4 – 6, 2006.

Hawranik, P. & Strain, L. Rural versus Urban Residence: Factors Influencing the Use of Home Care Services. Fifth Canadian Rural Health Research Society and Fourth International Rural Nursing Congress, Sudbury, ON, October, 2004.

Hawranik, P. & Strain, L. The Challenges of Caregiving Expressed by Informal Caregivers. Abstract accepted for paper presentation, for Global Nursing Scholarship II conference, Rome, Italy, June 2003.

Wolf, L. & Hawranik, P. Communication and the Person with Dementia. Paper presentation at the World Federation of Occupational Therapists Scientific Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, June 2002.

Hawranik, P. Communication with Older Adults with Dementia: Interdisciplinary Approaches. Invited keynote speaker to 3rd International Interdisciplinary Clinical Research Symposium, Zurich, Switzerland, November 2001.

Hawranik, P. Paper presentation abstract accepted but not presented, A Community Clinical Evaluation Tool: The Development and Testing, NLN Education Summit 2001, Baltimore, Maryland, September 2001(requested by Director of Research and Professional Development of the NLN to submit abstract).

National

Forbes, D.A., Blake, C., Mohora, A., Rajan, R., Adzovie, E., Lea, P., Strain, L., Peacock, S., Harmata, C., Woytkiw, T., Hawranik, P., Morgan, D., & Innes, A. (2016). Knowledge Broker’s Influence on Use of Dementia Care Evidence in Canadian Northern Home Care Centres. Oral Presentation. Fostering Innovation in Research on Aging, Montreal, Quebec, October 20-22, 2016.

Hawranik, P. & McIntosh, D. Trained Volunteers and Vision Screening in long Term Care: Who is Best to do This? Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association Conference, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, May 2015.

Gauvreau, S., Hurst, D., Cleveland-Innes, M., & Hawranik, P. Online Professional Skills Workshop: A Graduate Student’s Perspective. Canadian Society for Studies in Higher Education conference, May 2014.

Forbes, D., Blake, C., Thiessen, E., Peacock, S., & Hawranik, P. Light Therapy for Improving Cognition: A Cochrane Review. University of Western Ontario Faculty of Health Sciences Research Day, March 25, 2014.

Cleveland-Innes, M., Hurst, D., Hawranik, P., Gauvreau, S. Role Identify for Online Graduate Students: Developing the professional self. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Studies in Higher Education Conference, Waterloo, Ontario, May 2012.

Hurst, D., Cleveland-Innes, M., Hawranik, P., & Gauvreau, S. Graduate Student Professional Development in Online Learning Environments. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Studies in Higher Education conference, St. John, NB, May 2011.

Bell, S. & Hawranik, P. A Study of Vision Care Services in Long Term Care Homes in Winnipeg, Canada and Aberdeen, Scotland. Canadian Fall Prevention Conference, Vancouver, BC., March 2010.

Bell, S. & Hawranik, P. A Study of Vision Care Services in Long Term Care Homes in Winnipeg, Canada and Aberdeen, Scotland. Canadian Fall Prevention Conference, Vancouver, BC.,March 2010.

Bell, S. & Hawranik, P. Focus on Falls Prevention: A Falls Prevention Initiative. Canadian Fall Prevention Conference, Vancouver, BC.,March 2010.

Hawranik, P. & Bell, S. Testing the Effectiveness of a Vision Care Program on Falls, Fractures, and Quality of Life. Canadian Fall Prevention Conference, Vancouver, BC.,March 2010.

Lengyel, C. & Hawranik, P. Healthy Eating Perceptions and nutritional risk of Older Adults Residing in Rural and Remote Manitoba. Canadian Foundation for Dietetic Research, Charlottetown, PEI, June 2009.

Beel, A. & Hawranik, P. The Ethical Quagmire of Palliative Sedation: Nurses’ Perceptions. Canadian Hospice & Palliative Care Conference, Winnipeg, MB., September 2009. accepted.

Hawranik, P. & Bell, S. Vision Care Services can make a Difference. National Conference on Gerontological Nursing, Banff, AB., May 2009.

Forbes, D., Markle-Reid, M., Hawranik, P., & Jansen, L. Symposium.  Role of Home Care in Dementia Care Study. Canadian Association on Gerontology 37th Annual Scientific & Educational Meeting, London, ON, October, 2008.

Paper 2: Hawranik, P. Forbes, D., Morgan, D., Leipert, B., Markle-Reid, M., Henderson, S., Kingston, D., Peacock, S., Jansen, L., & Normand, S. The Perspectives of Rural Formal and Informal Caregivers on Community Dementia Services.

Paper 3: Jansen, L., Forbes, D., Markle-Reid, M., Hawranik, P., Kingston, D., Peacock, S., Henderson, S., Leipert, B., & Norman, S. Formal Service Providers’ Perceptions of In-home Care: Informing Dementia Service Quality.

Paper 4: Markle-Reid. M., Kingston, D., Forbes, D., Henderson, S., Browne, G., Hawranik, P., Morgan, D., & Leipert, B. Testing a Theoretical Model to Explain Community Service use by Unpaid Caregivers of Persons with Dementia.

Hawranik, P. & Bell, S. The Lack of Vision in Vision Care. Canadian Association on Gerontology 37th Annual Scientific & Educational Meeting, London, ON, October, 2008.

Steiber-Roger, K. & Hawranik, P. Patterns of Resource Utilization by Medical and Social Service Professionals and Unpaid Care Providers: Knowledge Transfer, Translation and Dissemination. Canadian Association on Gerontology 37th Annual Scientific & Educational Meeting, London, ON, October, 2008.

Jansen, L., Forbes, D.,  Markle-Reid, M., Hawranik, P. Kingston, D., Morgan, D., Henderson, S., Leipert, B., & Normand, S. Formal Service Providers’ Perceptions of in-home care: Informing dementia service quality. 21st Annual Research Conference, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, University of Western Ontario and the Iota Omicron Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, London, ON., May 2, 2008.

Peacock, S., Forbes, D., Markle-Reid, M., Hawranik, P. Kingston, D., Morgan, D., Henderson, S., Leipert, B., Jansen, L. & Normand, S. The rewards and challenges of caring for a family member with dementia. CAG, November 2007, Calgary, AB.

Hawranik, P. & Wolf, L. Stimulating meaningful interaction with people with Advanced Dementia. Canadian Gerontological Nursing Conference, May 2007, Winnipeg, MB.(accepted, but unable to present).

Hawranik, P. & Lengyel, C. In-home Service Delivery to Rural Older Adults: Challenges to Service Delivery. Canadian Gerontological Nursing Conference, May 2007, Winnipeg, MB. (accepted but unable to present).

Forbes, D., Jansen, L., Markle-Reid, M., Hawranik, P., Morgan, D., Henderson, S., Leipert, B., Peacock, S., Kingston, D., Wong, M., & Normand, S. Availability and Quality of Health Care Received by Persons with Dementia. Alzheimer Society of Canada Conference, Toronto, November 2006.

Hawranik, P. & Wolf, L. Communication with Peersons with Advanced Dementia. Alzheimer Society of Canada Conference, Toronto, November 2006.

Hawranik, P.,  Lengyel, C , Grymonpre, R. & St. John, P. Barriers to the Delivery of In-home services to Older Adults in Rural Manitoba. Canadian Association on Gerontology Scientific Conference, Quebec City, Quebec, October 2006. 

Hawranik, P. & Pangman, V. Informal Care giving: What are the Rewards for Both Genders? Keynote Speakers, STTI, Xi Lambda Chapter, 2nd Biennial Nursing Research Conference, Winnipeg, MB., October 2005.  Invited keynote speakers

Hawranik, P. & Wolf, L. Conversations with the Advanced Cognitively Impaired. Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association National Conference, Halifax, NS, May 2005.

Pangman, V. & Hawranik, P. Informal Caregiving: What are the Rewards? Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association National Conference, Halifax, NS, May 2005.

Pangman, V. & Hawranik, P. Informal Caregiving: What are the Rewards? Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association Conference, Kelowna, BC, May 2003,

Wolf, L. & Hawranik, P. Communication with Persons with Advanced Dementia, Alzheimer Society of Canada’s National Conference, Ottawa, ON, April 2003.

Hawranik, P., Deatrich, J., Johnston, P., & Yamada, P. Therapeutic Touch and Agitation in the Cognitively Impaired, Alzheimer Society of Canada’s 24th National Conference, Calgary, AB, April 2003.

Hawranik, P., Deatrich, J., Johnston, P., & Yamada, P., The Effects of Therapeutic Touch on Agitation in the Cognitively Impaired Resident, for Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association conference, Cornerbrook, Newfoundland, June 2001. accepted but not presented.

Hawranik, P. & Strain, L. Health Care Providers Strategies for Supporting Informal Caregivers. Canadian Association on Gerontology Scientific Meeting, Edmonton, Alberta, November 2000.

Strain, L., Hawranik, P., & Blandford, A.  Employment Status and Caregiver Burden among Adult Children Canadian Association on Gerontology Scientific Meeting, Edmonton, Alberta, November 2000.

Hawranik, P. Panel presentation entitled, Informal Caregivers Health, for Prairie Women’s Health Centre of Excellence Conference, Winnipeg, MB., October 2000.

Hawranik, P. and Strain, L. Determinants of Women=s Health as Informal Caregivers: A Gender Comparison, for Building Bridges: Creating an Integrated Approach to Women’s Health, Victoria, B.C., April-May 2000.

Provincial & Local (Referred & Non-refereed)

Hawranik, P. Improving the Quality of Life through Better Vision Services. Finding Balance Practitioner Day Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, AB., December 1, 2015

Hawranik, P. The Future of Online Education. Invited speaker at Western Canadian Deans of Graduate Schools Annual Meeting, Victoria, BC., January 31, 2013.

Hawranik, P., Forbes, D., Harrison, W., Strain, L., Peacock, S., Morgan, D., Woytkiw, T., & Blake, C. Context and its Influence on the Spread and Uptake of Evidence within Alberta North Zone Home Care Centres. Rural Linkages, 2012 Conference, Edmonton, AB., September 28, 2012.

Hawranik, P. & Bell, S. Vision Care Services as a Link in the Prevention of Falls and Fractures in Nursing Homes. Covenant Health Research Centre’s Annual Research Day. Edmonton, AB., February 9, 2012.

Hawranik, P. Invited speaker. Intellectual Property. Annual AU REB retreat, Edmonton, AB., March 2009.

Hawranik, P. Presentation to the Distance Education Doctoral Faculty at Athabasca University on Supervising Graduate Students, January 2009.

Forbes, D., Hawranik, P., Jansen, L., Markle-Reid, M., Morgan, D., Peacock, S., & Leipert, B. (2009). Invited speaker. Building capacity in rural home care: Perceptions of formal and informal care providers of persons with dementia. Second annual Faculty of Health Sciences and Parkwood Research Symposium, London, ON, February 2009.

Forbes, D., Hawranik, P., Jansen, L., Markle-Reid,M., Peacock, S., & Leipert, B. (2009). Looming dementia crisis: Is rural home care ready? 22th Annual Research Conference. Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, University of Western Ontario and the Iota Omicron Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, London, ON., May, 2009.

*Hawranik, P. Presentation to the Doctoral Faculty of the Centre for Innovative Management, Athabasca University. Supervising Graduate Students.  St. Alberta, AB, October 2008.

Bell, S., Mccormac, K., Chow, M., & Hawranik, P. Focus on Falls Prevention: A Patient Safety Initiative. You and Me… Injury Free Conference. Winnipeg, MB., June 2008.

Leipert, B.,  et al.   Role of Home Care in Dementia Care.  Sigma Theta Tau International Inc., IOTA OMICRON chapter and the University of Western Ontario, School of Nursing Research Committee, Annual Research Conference, London, ON., May 2008.

Forbes, D., Jansen, L., Markle-Reid, M., Hawranik, P., Henderson, S., Morgan, D., Leipert, B., Peacock, S., Kingston, D., & Wood, J. Canadians with Dementia: Use of Health Care Services. Sigma Theta Tau International Inc., IOTA OMICRON chapter and the University of Western Ontario, School of Nursing Research Committee, Annual Research Conference, London, ON., May 2007.

Hawranik, P. & Bell, S. Vision in Long-Term Care Facilities: An overlooked Need. Centre on Aging Annual Spring Research Symposium, Winnipeg, MB., May 2008.

Hawranik, P. Ageism: How does it Work? Safe Work for an Aging Workforce Conference: Issues-Information-Action. Winnipeg, MB., April 2008. Invited speaker, unable to present

Hawranik, P. Knowledge Translation: What is it Really? Invited Panel member, Panel Presentation for Centre on Aging Research Forum 2008, March 2008.

Markle-Reid, M., Kingston, D., Forbes, D., Henderson, S., Browne, G., Hawranik, P., Morgan, D., & Leipert, B. Testing a theoretical model to explain community service use by unpaid caregivers of persons with dementia. 14th Annual Nursing Research Day, McMaster University, School of Nursing, Hamilton, ON, October 2007. (non-refereed)

Hawranik, P. & Bell, S. The Lack of Vision in Vision Care of Long Term Care residents. Manitoba Nursing Research Institute Research Seminar, Winnipeg, MB., September 2007. (non-refereed).

Hawranik, P.  Characteristics of Seniors. Invited Speaker, Riverview Health Centre Elder Care Series, September, 2007.

Hawranik, P. Invited guest lecturer for class Developmental Psychology from Adolescence to Ageing (Psych 2370). Ageism, March 29, 2007.

Hawranik, P. & Bell, S.  Vision Loss: The Difference it can Make. Manitoba Alzheimer Annual Conference, Winnipeg, March 2007.

Hawranik, P.  Characteristics of Seniors. Invited Speaker, Riverview Health Centre Elder Care Series, September 21, 2006.

Hawranik, P & Wolf, L. Communication with People with Advanced Dementia. Alzheimer Society Conference, March 2006. (Invited speakers)

Invited Panelist,  Hawranik, P., Payne, B., & Menec, V. Aging in the Past, Present, and Future. Invited speaker on The Present, Centre on Aging December 8, 2005 Celebration, Winnipeg.

Hawranik, P., & Askin, D. Invited speakers to Nursing Foundations class (Ruth Dean course leader) to speak on nursing issues and graduate education, December 1, 2005.

Hawranik, P. Characteristics of Older Adults: Trends and the Future. Invited speaker for Geriatric Nursing Series, Riverview Health Centre, Winnipeg, MB, September 2005.

Hawranik, P., Dietrich, J., Johnston, P., & Yamada, P. Therapeutic Touch: Another Approach to Care. Invited speakers for Provincial Alzheimer Society of Manitoba Conference, March 2005.

Hawranik, P. Guest lecturer for course Health Promotion of Families (49.327), June 2003 & May 2004.

Hawranik, P. & Pangman, V. The Positive Aspects of Informal Caregiving. Presentation requested by University of Manitoba & Creative Retirement, Lifelong Learning for Older Adults, at Winnipeg, MB., May 6, 2003

Pangman, V. & Hawranik, P. Informal Caregiving: What are the Rewards? Alzheimer Society of Manitoba Annual confererene, Winnipeg, MB, March 10, 2003.

Wolf, L. & Hawranik, P. Communication with Persons with Dementia. Alzheimer Society of Manitoba Annual conference, Winnipeg, MB, March 10, 2003.

Hawranik, P. Guest lecturer for course entitled Health Promotion in the Community (49.424) both sections, Poverty and Women, October 28, 2002.

Hawranik, P. The Upside of Caregiving. Invited speaker to Alzheimer support Group and general community, Oakbank MB., September 18, 2002.

Hawranik, P. The Upside of Caregiving. Invited speaker to Alzheimer Support Group and general community, Whitemouth, MB, September 16, 2002.

Johnston, P., Yamada, P., Deatrich, J., & Hawranik, P. Therapeutic Touch and Agitated Behavior in the Cognitively Impaired Resident for Alzheimer Society of Manitoba Annual Conference, March 2002.

Hawranik, P.  Therapeutic Touch and Agitation in the cognitively Impaired: A Preliminary Study.         Invited Speaker, Centre on Aging Informal Research Seminar, December 2001

Hawranik, P. Role Reversal: Parenting the Parent, A Look at Unpaid Caregiving. Invited speaker for Community Health Resource Centre, Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, December 2001.Yamada, P., Johnston, P., Deatrich, J., & Hawranik, P.   Therapeutic Touch and Agitated Behavior in Residents with Alzheimer Disease. RHC research seminar presentation, November 2001.

Hawranik, P., Payne, B, & Lundstrom, S. Supporting Caregivers Effectively: What Works, What Doesn’t. Invited Panel member, Panel presentation for MAG lunchtime seminar, Winnipeg, MB., December 2001.

Hawranik, P. Home Care Use and Issues Related to Use. Guest lecturer for Health and Physical Aspects of Aging, October 2001.

Hawranik, P. & Gow, M. Issues Facing Informal Caregivers: Barriers and Solutions. Invited speakers for Centre on Aging Annual Spring Symposium, May 2001.

Invited to conduct 1-day workshop on Outcome Evaluation for Riverview Health Centre in Fall 2001.

Hawranik, P. & Strain, L. Invited speakers for Gerontological Health Research Interest Group, Health of Informal Caregivers, Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 2000.

Hawranik, P. Guest lecturer for course entitled Health & Physical Aspects of Aging, Community Service Use by Seniors and Informal Caregivers, October 2000.

Hawranik, P., Strain, L., & Reghr, E. Setting Limits: Is the Health of the Informal Caregiver at Risk? Invited Speaker for Closing Plenary for Centre on Aging 17th Annual Research Symposium, Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 2000.

Updated October 29 2014 by Student & Academic Services

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