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Norma Stewart
RN, BSN, MS, MA, PhD
Professor

Office: E4234 Health Sciences, Saskatoon
Phone: (306) 966-6254
Fax: (306) 966-6621
E-mail: norma.stewart@usask.ca
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Biography

  • Research Interests
    • Dementia Care
    • Rural Nursing
  • Methodology
    • Quantitative
    • Mixed methods
    • Qualitative

Publications

Branger, C., Burton, R., O'Connell, M. E., Stewart, N., & Morgan, D. (2014, June). Coping with cognitive impairment and dementia: Rural caregivers' perspectives. Dementia: The International Journal of Social Research and Practice.

Kosteniuk, J., Morgan, D., Innes, A., Keady, J., Stewart, N., D'Arcy, C., & Kirk, A. (2014, January). Who steers the ship? Rural family physicians' views on collaborative care models for patients with dementia. Primary Health Care Research & Development, 15(1), 104-110.

Stewart, N., Morgan, D., Karunanayake, C., Wickenhauser, J., Cammer, A., Minish, D., ... Hayduk, L. (2014, January). Rural Caregivers for a Family Member with Dementia: Models of Burden and Distress differ for Women and Men. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 1-29.

Morgan, D., Walls-Ingram, S., Cammer, A., O'Connell, M., Crossley, M., Dal Bello-Haas, V., ... Stewart, N. (2014, January). Informal caregivers' hopes and expectations of a referral to a memory clinic. Social Science and Medicine, 102, 111-118.

Estabrooks, C., Poss, J., Squires, J., Teare, G., Morgan, D., Stewart, N., ... Norton, P. (2013, August). A Profile of Residents in Prairie Nursing Homes. Canadian Journal on Aging, 32(3), 223-231.

Cammer, A., Morgan, D., Stewart, N., McGilton, K., Rycroft-Malone, J., Dopson, S., & Estabrooks, C. (2013, July). The Hidden Complexity of Long-Term Care: How Context Mediates Knowledge Translation and Use of Best Practices. The Gerontologist.

O’Connell, M., Germaine, N., Burton, R., Stewart, N., & Morgan, D. (2012, June). Degree of rurality is not related to dementia caregiver distress, burden, and coping in a predominantly rural sample. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 32(8), 1015-1029.

Morgan, D., Cammer, A., Stewart, N., Crossley, M., D'Arcy, C., Forbes, D., & Karunanayake, C. (2012, March). Nursing aide reports of combative behavior by residents with dementia: Results from a detailed prospective incident diary. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 13(3), 220-227.

Kramer, J., Bowen, A., Stewart, N., & Muhajarine, N. (2012, January). Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy: Prevalence, severity and relation to psychosocial health. The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing.

Kaasalainen, S., Stewart, N., Middleton, J., Knezacek, S., Hartley, T., Ife, C., & Robinson, L. (2011, September). Development and evaluation of the pain assessment in the communicatively impaired (PACI) tool: Part II. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 17(9), 431-438.

Kaasalainen, S., Stewart, N., Middleton, J., Knezacek, S., Hartley, T., Ife, C., & Robinson, L. (2011, August). Development and evaluation of the pain assessment in the communicatively impaired (PACI) tool: Part I. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 17(8), 388-391.

Morgan, D., Crossley, M., Kirk, A., McBain, L., Stewart, N., D’Arcy, C., ... Basran, J. (2011, June). Evaluation of telehealth for preclinic assessment and follow-up in an interprofessional rural and remote memory clinic. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 30(3), 304-331.

Andrews, M., Stewart, N., Morgan, D., & D'Arcy, C. (2011, April). More alike than different: A comparison of male and female RNs in rural and remote Canada. Journal of Nursing Management, 20(4), 561-570.

Stewart, N., D'Arcy, C., Kosteniuk, J., Andrews, M., Morgan, D., Forbes, D., ... Pitblado, J. (2011, January). Moving on? Predictors of intent to leave among rural and remote RNs in Canada. The Journal of Rural Health, 27(1), 103-113.

Andrews, M. E., Morgan, D. G., & Stewart, N. J. (2010). Dementia awareness in northern nursing practice. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 42(1), 56-73.

Grants

Morgan D (Principal Investigator), Jacklin K (Co-principal Investigator), Bourassa C (Co-principal Investigator), Crossley M (Co-investigator), Dal Bello-Haas V (Co-investigator), Forbes D (Co-investigator), Innes A (Co-investigator), Kirk A (Co-investigator), Kosteniuk J (Co-investigator), O'Connell M (Co-investigator), Stewart N (Co-investigator), Walker J (Co-investigator), McElhaney J (Co-investigator), Pitawanakwat B (Co-investigator), Warry W (Co-investigator), Corston E (Co-investigator), Crowshoe L (Co-investigator), Warren L (Co-investigator), McKenna B (Co-investigator). Team 20: Issues in Dementia Care for Rural & Indigenous Populations, Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA). Nominated Principal Applicant: H. Chertkow. CCNA funding across 20 teams is $31,500,000 (Team 20 has received $1,550,000). Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and Partners. Total: $1,550,000.00 for 2014-04 to 2019-03

Morgan D (Principal Investigator), Kosteniuk J (Co-investigator), Crossley M (Co-investigator), O'Connell M (Co-investigator), Kirk A (Co-investigator), Stewart N (Co-investigator), Dal Bello-Haas V (Co-investigator), Forbes D (Co-investigator), Innes A (Co-investigator), Keady J (Co-investigator), Vaitheswaran S (Co-investigator), Murdoch A (Co-investigator). Knowledge exchange with the Rural Dementia Action (RaDAR) Team: An action plan for mild cognitive impairment and dementia care in rural and remote areas., Canadian Dementia Knowledge Translation Network. Total: $20,000.00 for 2012-04

Stewart N (Principal Investigator), Morgan D (Co-investigator), Cammer A (Co-investigator). Experiences of sons as caregivers of mothers and fathers with dementia: Understanding unique contributions and challenges in rural and remote areas, Canadian Centre for Health & Safety in Agriculture (CCHSA) Centre for Research Development Pilot Project. Total: $20,000.00 for 2010 to 2011

McBain L (Principal Investigator), Stewart N (Co-investigator), Morgan D (Co-investigator), Bourassa C (Co-investigator), Cammer A (Co-investigator). Evolution of assisted living, personal care, and long term care facilities in Aboriginal communities, Canadian Centre for Health & Safety in Agriculture (CCHSA) Centre for Research Development Pilot Project. Total: $20,000.00 for 2010 to 2011

Morgan D (Principal Investigator), Stewart N (Collaborator), Crossley M (Collaborator), Kirk A (Collaborator), D'Arcy C (Collaborator), Forbes D (Collaborator), McBain L (Collaborator), Dal Bello-Haas V (Collaborator), Basran J (Collaborator). CIHR Applied Chair in Health Services & Policy Research, Healthcare delivery across the continuum for rural and remote seniors with dementia, Canadian Institutes of Health Research in partnership with the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation. Total: $925,000.00 for 2009 to 2014

Estabrooks C (Principal Investigator), Cummings G (Co-investigator), Degner L (Co-investigator), Dopson S (Co-investigator), Laschinger H (Co-investigator), McGilton K (Co-investigator), Morgan D (Co-investigator), Norton P (Co-investigator), Profetto-McGrath J (Co-investigator), Rycroft-Malone J (Co-investigator), Sales A (Co-investigator), Smith M (Co-investigator), Stewart N (Co-investigator), Teare G (Co-investigator). Translating research in elder care (TREC), Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Total: $4,759,592.00 for 2007 to 2012