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Athabasca University

Pamela Hawranik

Faculty of Graduate Studies, Dean; Professor of Health Disciplines

Poster Presentations

Forbes, D., Strain, L., Peacock, S., Woytkiw, T., Hawranik, P., Thiessen, E., Morgan, D., Innes, A., &Harrison, W. Dementia Care Evidence: Contextual Dimensions that Influence Use in Canadian Northern Rural Home Care Centres. The Gerontological Society of America’s 68th Annual Scientific Meeting, Orlando, Florida, November 18 – 22, 2015, accepted.

Hawranik, P. & McIntosh, D. The Reliability of Vision Screening by Trained Volunteers in Residential Settings. International council of Geriatrics and Gerontology Symposium, Dublin, Ireland, April, 2015.

Hawranik, P. & Bell, S. Vision Care Services in Nursing Homes: International Data Illustrating the Lack of Attention to Vision Care. International council of Geriatrics and Gerontology Symposium, Dublin, Ireland, April, 2015

McIntosh, D. & Hawranik, P. Can Trained Volunteers Successfully Conduct vision Screening in Eldercare Settings? 44th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting of the Canadian Association for Gerontology, Niagara Falls, ON, November, 2014

McIntosh, D. & Hawranik, P. Can Trained Volunteers conduct effective vision screening of Clients in Residential Settings? Alberta Gerontological Nursing Association, April 25, 2014.

Forbers, D., Blake, C., Thiessen, E., Peacock, S., & Hawranik, P. Light Therapy for Improving Cognitive, Sleep, Functional, Behavioural, or Mood Disturbances in Dementia: A Cochrane Review, poster presentation at University of Western Ontario Faculty of Health Sciences Research Day, March 25, 2014.

McIntosh, D. & Hawranik, P. Can Trained Volunteers conduct effective vision screening of Clients in Residential Settings? Alberta Centre on Aging, Nibble, Nosh & Network, January 18, 2014.

Forbes, D., Blake, C., Thiessen, E., Peacock, S., & Hawranik, P. Light Therapy for Improving Cognition, Activities of Daily Living, Sleep, Challenging Behaviour or Psychiatric Disturbances in Dementia. poster presentation at Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Boston, US, July 13-18, 2013.

Hawranik, P. & Bell, S. Testing the Effectiveness of a Vision Care program on Falls, Fractures and Quality of Life. 10th Annual Research on Aging: Nibble, Nosh and Network 2013. Edmonton Alberta, January 2013.

Forbes, D., Peacock, S., Harrison, W., Woytkiw, T., Blake, C., Strain, L., Hawranik, P., & Morgan, D. 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, March 2013.

Bell, S. & Hawranik, P. A Study of Vision Care Services in Long Term Care Homes in Winnipeg, Canada and Aberdeen Scotland. University of Manitoba, Centre on Aging, Spring Research Symposium, Winnipeg, MB, May 2010.

Krahn, V., Lengyel, C., & Hawranik, P. Healthy Eating Perceptions and Factors Influencing Food Choices of Older Adults in Rural and Northern Communities.. University of Manitoba, Centre on Aging, Spring Research Symposium, Winnipeg, MB, May 2010

Hawranik, P. & Bell, S. Testing the Effectiveness of a Vision Care Program on Falls, Fractures, and Quality of Life. University of Manitoba, Centre on Aging, Spring Research Symposium, Winnipeg, MB, May 2009.

Bell, S., Hawranik, P., & McCormac, K. Focus on Falls Prevention: A Patient Safety Initiative. University of Manitoba, Centre on Aging, Spring Research Symposium, Winnipeg, MB, May 2009.

Hawranik, P. & Bell, S. Testing the Effectiveness of a Vision Care Program on Falls, Fractures, and Quality of Life. National Conference on Gerontological Nursing, Banff, AB, May 2009. accepted.

Bell, S., Hawranik, P., McCormac, K., & Chow, M. Focus on Falls Prevention: A Falls Safety Initiative. The Canadian Healthcare Safety Symposium, Halifax, NS, October, 2008.

Hawranik, P. & Bell, S. Testing the Effectiveness of a Vision care Program.  British Columbia Injury Prevention conference. Vancouver, BC, November, 2008.

Hawranik, P., Forbes, D., Markle-Reid, M. Peacock, S., Kingston, D., Morgan, D., Henderson, S., Leipert, B., Jansen, L., & Normand, S. Unpaid Caregivers in Rural and Urban Canada: Their Perspectives on Services for People with Dementia. Canadian Association on Gerontology 37th Annual Scientific & Educational Meeting, October 2008.

Forbes, D., Markle-Reid, M., Hawranik, P., Peacock, S., Kingston, D., Morgan, D., Henderson, S., Leipert, B., Jansen, L. & Normand, S. Availability and acceptability of Canadian home- and community-based services: Perspectives of family caregivers of persons with dementia. Bridging Partnerships in Aging and Rehabilitation Research, London, ON, February, 2008.

Forbes, D., Jansen, L., Markle-Reid, M. Hawranik, P., Morgan, D, Henderson, S., Leipert, B., Peacock, S., Kingston, D., Wong, M., Wong, M., & Normand, S. How Gender Influences use of Community-based Services in Persons with Dementia. Canadian Association on Gerontology 37th Annual Scientific & Educational Meeting, October 2008.

Forbes, D.,  Markle-Reid, M. Hawranik, P., Peacock, S., Kingston, D., Morgan, D., Henderson, S., Leipert, B., Jansen, L., & Normand, S. Availability, Accessibility and Acceptability of Home and Community-based Services: Perspectives of Unpaid Caregivers of Persons with Dementia. 60th Annual Scientific Meeting, The Gerontological Society of America, San Francisco, CA, November 2007. 

Hawranik, P., Lengyel, C. & St. John, P. Challenges to Delivery of In-Home Services in Rural Manitoba.  The Greying Nation: Transitions of Care in Later Life. Edmonton, AB, March 2007.

Hawranik, P., Deatrich, J., Johnston, P., & Yamada, P. Therapeutic Touch: Caring for Residents with Alzheimer Disease. Canadian Alzheimer conference, Toronto, November 2006. 

Forbes, D., Jansen, L., Markle-Reid, M., Hawranik, P., Morgan, D., Henderson, S., Leipert, B., Peacock, S., Kingston, D., Wong, M., Wong, M., Normand, S. Canadians with Dementia: Use of Health Services. Gerontological Society of America, Dallas, Tx., November 2006.

Jansen, L., Forbes, D., Markle-Reid, M., Kingston, D., Henderson, S., Wong, M., Hawranik, P., Peacock, S., Morgan, D. & Normand, S. Formal Careprovider Perspectives on the Quality of Community-Based Dementia Care. Canadian Alzheimer conference, Toronto, November 2006.

Hawranik, P., Deatrich, J., Johnston, P., & Yamada, P. Therapeutic Touch: Caring for Residents with Alzheimer Disease. STTI, Xi Lambda 2nd Biennial Nursing Research Conference, Winnipeg, MB., October 2005.
Scruby, L. & Hawranik, P. The Voices of Low Income Women. National Primary Health Care Conference, Winnipeg, MB., May 2004.

Hawranik, P. & Strain, L. Health of Informal Caregivers: Effects of Gender, Employment, and Use of Home Care Services. Centre on Aging, Spring Research Symposium, May 2002.

Blandford, A., Strain, L. & Hawranik, P. Cognitively Impaired Older Adults and their Risk for Institutionalization. Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 2001.
Hawranik, P. & Pangman, V. Recruitment of Older Adults for Research Studies: A Challenge. Centre on Aging Annual Spring Symposium, May 2001.

Hawranik, P. & Pangman, V. Recruitment of Community Dwelling Older Adults for Research. Canadian Gerontological Nursing Conference, Cornerbrook, Newfoundland, June 2001.

Blandford, A. & Hawranik, P. Caregiver Burden: A Comparison of Employed Sons and Daughters. Poster presentation at the 53rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Washington, D.C., November 2000.

Updated October 29 2014 by Student & Academic Services

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