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College of Nursing

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Pammla Petrucka
RN, BScN, MN, PhD
Professor

Office: 119 4400 - 4th Avenue Regina
Phone: (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.

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.