Jagbir Kaur is a Clinical Nurse Specialist within the Nursing and Allied Health Research & Knowledge Translation department. Jagbir has held several roles at BC Cancer over the last 10 years, including Clinical Nurse Educator, Provincial Oncology Educator, and Project Manager for the Policy Office. She has an interest in equity-oriented cancer research that centers the experiences of racialized and minoritized individuals and populations.
Barriers, facilitators and motivations to pursue specialty certification in oncology nursing: the case of BC oncology nurses
Are you an oncology nurse? We want to better understand your perspectives on factors that influence your decisions to pursuing – or not pursing – a Canadian Nursing Association (CNA) specialty nursing oncology CON(C) certification. The insight gathered will shape the rollout and evaluation of an organizational strategy to increase the number of specialized oncology nurses at BC Cancer.
Study Background & Rationale:
Dementia-Friendly Cancer Care
With age the primary risk factor for both cancer and dementia, there are increasing numbers of people living with both diagnoses as our population ages. These patients have been found to have worse outcomes than those who do not have dementia. Currently a small body of research has highlighted the significant challenges faced by these patients, their caregivers, and the care providers tasked with meeting their unique care needs.
Racialized communities are known to experience health and healthcare inequities in Canada, including unmet needs across the cancer care trajectory. Yet, the experiences of Panjabi-Sikh patients—one of the largest visible minority populations in Canada—remain largely unknown. This study will examine how the Canadian cancer care system can best address unmet needs of Panjabi-Sikh patients and their families during cancer treatment.
Cultural adaptation and validation of the Chinese version of the expanded prostate cancer index composite.
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