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College of Nursing

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Pammla Petrucka
RN, BScN, MN, PhD
Professor

Office: 119 4400 - 4th Avenue Regina
Telephone: (306) 337-3811
Fax: (306) 337-3804
E-mail: pammla.petrucka@usask.ca
Skype: pammla
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Biography

  • Research Interests
    • Vulnerable populations
    • Global health
    • Indigenous Peoples' health
    • Maternal / child health
    • Youth/Street youth wellness
  • Methodology
    • Qualitative
    • Indigenous methods

Publications

Petrucka, P., Bassendowski, S., Bickford, D., & Goodfeather, V. (2012) Towards building consensus: Revisiting key principles of CBPR within the First Nations/Aboriginal context. Open Journal of Nursing, 2012, 2, 143-148 doi:10.4236/ojn.2012.22022. Available; http://www.SciRP.org/journal/ojn/

Racine, L., & Petrucka, P. (2011). Enhancing decolonization and knowledge transfer in nursing research with non-Western populations: Examining the congruence between primary health care and postcolonial feminist approaches. Nursing Inquiry, 18: 12-20.

Bassendowski, S., Petrucka, P., Breitkreuz, L., Mantesso Partyka, J., Hanson, B., & Ayers, K. (2011). Integration of technology to support nursing practice: A Saskatchewan initiative. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics, 15(2). Available: http://ojni.org/issues/?cat=17

Bassendowski, S., & Petrucka, P. (2010). Concept capture: From idea to implementation. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Thought, 1(1), 297-304. Available: CD-ROM. ISSN 2156-6992.

Bassendowski, S., Petrucka, P., & Salgado, A. (2010). Designing a Concept Capture Template. International Journal of Arts and Sciences, 6(4), 93-99.

Petrucka, P., Bassendowski, S., Bourassa, C., LaRocque, K., Smadu, M., Ramsden, V., Whitehead-Poulin, H., McBEth, B., & Wessel, F. (2009). Capacity Building with Regina Mé tis Sports and Culture. Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Aboriginal and Indigenous Community Health, 7(2), 271-280.

Bassendowski, S., & Petrucka, P. (2009). Perceptions of Select Registered Nurses of the Continuing Competence Program of the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses' Association. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 40(12): 553-9. Doi: 10.3928/00220124-20091119-05.

Waters, A., Bassendowski, S., & Petrucka, P. (2009). Serious games for students in healthcare: Engaging a technically inclined generation. Canadian Nursing Informatics Journal, 3(4). [Online]. Available at http://cnia.ca

Johnson, S., Abonyi, S., Jeffery, B., Hackett, P., Hampton, M., McIntosh, T., Martz, D., Muhajarene, N., Petrucka, P., & Sari, N. (2008). Recommendations for action on the social determinants of health: A Canadian perspective. The Lancet, 372(9650): 1690-1693.

Petrucka, P., & Smith, D.L. (2008). The Integrated Community Policy Uptake Model: Responding to select Manitoba and Saskatchewan rural women's experiences of health reform/renewal. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 16(4): 226-239

Anonson, J., Bassendowski, S., Petrucka, P., Ralston, A., & Schweitzer, K. (2008). Personal digital assistants in the classroom and beyond: A collaborative initiative between the College of New Caledonia, British Columbia and the University of Saskatchewan. Canadian Journal of Nursing Informatics, 3(2), 4-13

Bassendowski, S., & Petrucka, P. (2008). Inter-professional classroom experiences in southern Saskatchewan. The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 2(4): 411-418

Anonson J., Schweitzer, K., Bassendowski, S., Petrucka, P.M., Ralston, A., & Ollech, S. (2008). Personal Digital Assistants in the Classroom—and Beyond: A Collaborative Initiative of the College of New Caledonia, British Columbia and the University of Saskatchewan. Journal of Healthcare Information Management, 22(2): 48-51

Bassendowski, S., Petrucka, P., Anonson, J., & Salgado, J. (2008). From pens to pods: Exploring the educational impacts of podcasting. Journal of Health, Social, and Environmental Issues, 9(1): 41-49

Mantesso, J., Petrucka, P., & Bassendowski, S. (2008). Continuing Professional Competence: Peer feedback success from determination of nurse locus of control. Journal of Continuing Nursing Education, 39(5): 1-6

Bassendowski, S., Petrucka, P., Debs-Ivall, S., Shand, S., & Hall, A. (2008). Moving from texts to portals: NurseONE in the classroom. Canadian Nurse, 104(5): 33

Petrucka, P., Bassendowski, S., & James, T. (2007). The role of ICTs in enhancing diasporic citizenry and connectedness: A Caribbean exemplar. The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, 2(7): 43-48

Bassendowski, S.L., Petrucka, P., & Anonson, J. (2007). From pens to Pentiums: A review of tools used by registered nurses for processing of client information. Canadian Nursing Informatics Journal, 2(2): 20-29

Petrucka, P., Bassendowski, S., & Bourassa, C. (2007). Seeking paths to culturally competent health care: Learning from two Saskatchewan Aboriginal communities. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 39(2): 166-182

Bassendowski, S., Petrucka, P., Smadu, M., Redman, R., and Bourassa, C. (2006). Relationship building for research: The South Saskatchewan Urban Aboriginal Health Coalition. Contemporary Nurse, 22(2): 267-274

Petrucka, P., Bassendowski, S., & James, T. (2007). The role of ICTs in enhancing diasporic citizenry and connectedness: A Caribbean exemplar. The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, 2, (7), 43-48

Grants

Petrucka, P., Bassendowski, S., Bickford, D., & Goodfeather, V. (2012) Towards building consensus: Revisiting key principles of CBPR within the First Nations/Aboriginal context. Open Journal of Nursing, 2012, 2, 143-148 doi:10.4236/ojn.2012.22022. Available; http://www.SciRP.org/journal/ojn/

Racine, L., & Petrucka, P. (2011). Enhancing decolonization and knowledge transfer in nursing research with non-Western populations: Examining the congruence between primary health care and postcolonial feminist approaches. Nursing Inquiry, 18: 12-20.

Bassendowski, S., Petrucka, P., Breitkreuz, L., Mantesso Partyka, J., Hanson, B., & Ayers, K. (2011). Integration of technology to support nursing practice: A Saskatchewan initiative. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics, 15(2). Available: http://ojni.org/issues/?cat=17

Bassendowski, S., & Petrucka, P. (2010). Concept capture: From idea to implementation. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Thought, 1(1), 297-304. Available: CD-ROM. ISSN 2156-6992.

 

 

Yuzicappi, L., Neary,P., Liskowich, S., Lavoie, A., Petrucka, P.  & Dehghani, P. (submitted May 2012). Community hypertension assessment and monitoring program. $14 959. Indigenous Peoples Health Research Centre.

Bickford, D. & Petrucka, P. (2012). Where do I get porcupine quills? An exploration of wintercounts as a First Nations way of knowing. Graduate Student Fellowship. (Renewal). $36 750. Indigenous Peoples Health Research Centre.

Petrucka, P., & Haikel, A. (submitted April 2012). Preventable yet present: Oral thrush prevalence and interventions in relation to nutrition in pregnancy for Maasai women in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania. Canadian Commonwealth Scholarships. $20 000.

Bassendowski, S., Davies, S., Petrucka, P., & Breitkreuz, L. (2012). iNurse, iTeach: Using mobile applications in client education. MITACS-Accelerate. $15 000.

Petrucka, P., Smadu, M., Smadu, G., et al. (2012). Street Level. RBC Nurses for Kids – Operating Grant, 2012-2014. $50 000.

Petrucka, P., Dietrich-Leurer, M., Bassendowski, M., Smadu, M.,et al. (2011). Research Acceleration Grant: CIDA Partners for Development. $10 000.

Petrucka, P., Smadu, M., Dietrich-Leurer, M., Bassendowski, S., et al. (2011). Internal LOI: Mama Kwanza (Mother First): Socio-Economic/Health Initiative. U of S/CIDA Partners for Development. (for short-listing only). $10 000.

Hackett, P., Viger, M., Bourassa, C., McIntosh, T., Abonyi, S., Bascu, J., Daschuk, J., Jeffrey, B., Petrucka, P., et al. (submitted June 2011). CIHR Planning Grants. Policy Impacts on Type 2 Diabetes Trends among Select First Nations in Saskatchewan. Not accepted for funding

Petrucka, P., Bassendowski, S., Bickford, D. et al. (2011). CIHR Meetings, Planning and Dissemination Grant. Paths to living well for Dakota youth: A visual collections and recollection. $25 000.

Jeffery, B. L., Abonyi, S., Bourassa, C., Episkenew, J., & Petrucka, P. (2011). Community Based Health Research Summer Institute. Canadian Institutes of Health Research- Meetings, Planning and Dissemination Grant PA: Dissemination Events – Ethics, 2011. $14000.

Petrucka, P., Bassendowski, S., Berry, L., Bourassa, C., Daschuk, J., Episkenew, J., Hackett, P., Ramsden, V., & Smadu, G. (2011). CIHR Operating Grant - Positive Leadership, Legacy, Lifestyle, Attitudes and Activities for Aboriginal Youth (PL3A3Y), $75 000.

Petrucka, P. (2011). Positive Leadership, Legacy, Lifestyle, Attitudes and Activities for Aboriginal Youth (PL3A3Y), Undergraduate Summer Studentship Research Award, $3939, Indigenous Peoples Health Research Centre.

Petrucka, P. (2011). Perceptions from the edge. Undergraduate Summer Studentship Research Award. $3939. Indigenous Peoples Health Research Centre.

Petrucka, P. (2011). An IPHRC research experience: What it has meant to me. Undergraduate Summer Studentship Research Award. $3939. Indigenous Peoples Health Research Centre.

Petrucka, P., Bassendowski, S., Hackett, P., Redman, R., & Redman, A. (2010). Research Acceleration Program. PLLLAAAY: Standing Buffalo Youth Project. University of Saskatchewan, $6000.

Petrucka, P., Bassendowski, S., Dietrich-Leurer, M.  Makongoro, E. & Ibrahim, A. (2011). Mama Kwanza (Women First) Health Cooperative Initiative. Global Partners II Fund (GPII) – IDRC/UofS.$8000.

Waldner, C., Bharadwaj, L., Petrucka, P., Patrick, R., Epp, T. & Koester, W. (2010). Safe water for health research team.  CIHR Operating Grant: Population Health Intervention Research. $147 900.

Jeffery, B. Muhajarine, N.  Daschuk, J., Hackett, P., Johnson, S., McIntosh, T., Petrucka, P. Daschuk, J., Johnson, S., & McIntosh, T. (2010). SPHERU Team Grant. Health Research Group Grants 
2010-2012. $750000.

Care, W.C., Anonson, J., & Racher, F.E. (P.I.s), (Co-Investigators): McCabe, J., Petrucka, P. et al., (2010). Rural Postsecondary Students Collaborate to Improve the Health of their Campus Communities.  Manitoba Health Research Council, 2011-2012, $96,414.

Care, W.C., Anonson,J., & Racher, F.E. (P.I.s), (Co-Investigators): McCabe, J., Petrucka, P. et al., (2010).  Rural Postsecondary Students Collaborate to Improve the Health of their Campus Communities. Canadian Institute of Health Research, 2010-2011, $85,044.

Petrucka, P. (2010). Indigenous Peoples Health Research Centre – Undergraduate Studentship, $5,400, Research Development in the Positive Living, Leadership, and Attitudes for Aboriginal Youth

Petrucka, P., & Bassendowski, S. (2010). E-clean/e-safi: An appreciative inquiry informed approach to e-waste through joint intra-regional and international situational and stakeholder analysis. University of Saskatchewan, $24,300.00

Kerry-Fowler, S., Bassendowski, S., Smadu, M., Storzick, C., Butler, L., Berry, L., & Petrucka, P. (2010).
Interprofessional Collaborative Practice in Global Health: Nursing and Medicine Making the Links Between Saskatchewan and the Philippines. IHCS Grant, $10,000.

Bassendowski, S., & Petrucka, P. (2009). Concept M2Capture. Gwenna Moss Centre's Teaching and Learning Scholar proposal, $2500.00

Petrucka, P. (2009). Graduate Student Fellowship – SPHERU. Awarded to PhD Student Claire Betker.

Beknap, S., Brooks, I., Molitch, M., West;, D., Parada, J., Fotis, M., Petrucka, P., Yarnold, P., Sidhu, D., Nelson, J., Varma-Nelson, P., Peterson, A., & Getz, M.A. (under review). Endemic Diseases and Prescription Algorithms. NIH Fund RC4 Application. Phase I: 2.2 million USD.

Bassendowski, S., & Petrucka, P. (2009). Publication grant, $1,950, University of Saskatchewan

Bassendowski, S., Petrucka, P., Leesburg-Stamler, L., & Smadu, M. (2009). Internationally Educated
Nurses in Saskatchewan, A Longitudinal Study- Research and Evaluation Approach to the Filipino
Nurse Recruitment Strategy, $100,000, Government of Saskatchewan

Bassendowski, S., Mantesso-Partyka, J., & Petrucka, P. (2009). Integration of Technology to Support
Nursing Practice: A Saskatchewan Initiative, $15,000, MITACS ACCELERATE

Petrucka, P. (2009). Salary Support Program, $300,000, CIHR/SHRF Regional Partnership Program

Petrucka, P., & Bassendowski, S. (2008). Enabling Nurses Access to Care Quality and Knowledge through
Technology (ENACQKT), $1,175,236, International Development Research Centre

Petrucka, P., & Salgado, A. (2008). Mural Development at Standing Buffalo, $5,000, Saskatchewan Arts
Board – ArtsSmarts Program

Petrucka, P., Walkowa, A., & Nsimba, S. (2008). Art-Fully Partnering: Working with Pregnant and Post-Partum Women in two African slums, $25,000, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

McGavock, J., Wood, L., Dean, H., Sellers, E., Petrucka, P., & Poudrier, J. (2008). Northern Lights: Physical Activity for diabetes management in First Nations people living with Type 2 diabetes in isolated communities, $49,635, Manitoba ACADRE Centre – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Knowledge Translation Fund

Hampton, E., Tait, C., Bourassa, C., Petrucka, P., et al. (2008). Indigenous People's Health Research Centre – Network Grant, $1,725,000, Canadian Institutes of Health Research – Network Environments for Aboriginal Health

Petrucka, P. (2008). Perceptions from the edge: Aboriginal and Rural Saskatchewan residents living with chronic kidney disease/chronic renal insufficiency, $79,944, Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation – New Investigator Grant
Petrucka, P. (2008). Perceptions from the edge: Aboriginal and Rural Saskatchewan residents living with chronic kidney disease/chronic renal insufficiency, $38,500 (top up for the SHRF-New Investigator Grant), Nursing Care Partnership/Canadian Nurses Foundation & Canadian Health Services Research Foundation

Petrucka, P. (2008). SPHERU Trainee Grant, $12,000, Saskatchewan Population Health Evaluation and Research Unit

Petrucka, P. (2008). Research Development Grant, $1,000, University of Saskatchewan

Petrucka, P. (2008). Indigenous Peoples Health Research Centre – Undergraduate Studentship, $4,048, Research Development in the Area of Chronic Renal Insufficiency in Aboriginals

Petrucka, P. (2008). Indigenous Peoples Health Research Centre – Undergraduate Studentship, $4,048, Ocanku Duta Amani: Paths to Living Well

Petrucka, P. (2007). Conference Travel Grant, Large Classroom Experience, $2,700, PCITE

Bassendowski, S., & Petrucka, P. (2007). University of Saskatchewan Conference Fund, $1,000, University of Saskatchewan.

Petrucka, P., & Bassendowski, S. (2007). Grant for 2 Summer Research Students, $4,251, CIHR

Petrucka, P., & Bassendowski, S. (2007). Interprofessional Classroom Experiences in Southern Saskatchewan, $20,000, PCITE Team Experiences Grant

Hewson, K., Poulin, S., Pitzel, E.M., Smadu, M., White, G., Hadjistavropoulos, H., Cripps, D., & Petrucka, P. (2007). Interdisciplinary Pain Management Initiative, $20,000, PCITE Team Experiences Grant

Bassendowski, S., & Petrucka, P. (2007). International Professional Practice Group, $5,000, Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association

Bassendowski, S. Debs-Ivall, S., & Petrucka, P. (2007). Longitudinal Study on the Use of Technology in the Academic and Clinical Practice of Nursing Students as they Transition from the Undergraduate Program into Practice Roles, $184,000, Canadian Nurses Association, NurseONE

Ramsden, V., LaRocque, C., LaRocque, K., Pelletier, I, Bassendowski, S., Petrucka, P., Bourassa, C., White, G., Smadu, M., & Wessel, F. (2007). Building capacity with Aboriginal based community participatory research for health, $10,000, Indigenous Peoples Health Research Centre Development Grant

Ramsden, V., White, G., Aglaajafari, F., Butt, P., Digney-Davis, L., Petrucka, P., Plamondon, K., & Smadu, M. Co-Members: Achilles, S., Bassendowski, S., Beatty, B., Bell, G., Bourassa, C., Danilkewich, A.,Davis, K., Dobson, R., Franko, J., Grace, M., Greenberg, G., Jorgenson, D., Kuzmicz, J., Larsen, D., Laubscher, T., Lawrence, K., Magnusson, D., Martin, S., McBain, L., Mehl-Madrona, L., Michell, H., Ogle, K., Mahood, S., McKague, M., McKee, N., Quinlan, L., Pierson, R., Shah, S., Tait, C., Thomas-MacLean, R., Thornhill, J., Uswak, G., Wilson, L., Zagozeski, C. (2007). Research Group – Primary Health Care, $25,000/year for 2 years, with matching funds between U of S and SHRF

Petrucka, P. & Bassendowski, S. (2007). Community Health Nursing – Environmental Scan: Pilot Project, $5,700, Community Health Nurses Association of Canada

Bassendowski, S. & Petrucka, P. (2007). Community Health Nursing – Certification Program Evaluation, $12,000, Community Health Nurses Association of Canada