Veronique Dube

Veronique Dube
Université de Montréal | UdeM · Faculty of Nursing

Ph. D.

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Background Family carers of persons living with dementia who are residing in long term care (LTC), often experience significant changes in their roles and relationships which affects mental and physical health. Research has focused on describing the carers’ experience, but not on how they deal with these changes or their perceptions of support need...
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Background: On the basis of ethical and methodological arguments, numerous calls have been made to increase the involvement of end users in the development of serious games (SGs). Involving end users in the development process is considered a way to give them power and control over educational software that is designed for them. It can also help id...
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BACKGROUND Based on ethical and methodological arguments, numerous calls have been made to increase end-user involvement in serious game (SG) development. Involving end-users is seen as a way to give them power and control over an educational software designed for them. It can also help identify areas for improvement in SG design and improve its ef...
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BACKGROUND Co-design (or the participation of users) has shown great potential in the eHealth domain. Despite the impressive literature on co-design, there are few empirical results of the co-designed product on system success  or the capacity for the system developed to achieve its objectives. In order to help caregivers in providing care for fun...
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Background Co-design (or the participation of users) has shown great potential in the eHealth domain, demonstrating positive results. Nevertheless, the co-design approach cannot guarantee the usability of the system designed, and usability assessment is a complex analysis to perform, as evaluation criteria will differ depending on the usability fra...
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Statement: Serious games (SGs) are interactive and entertaining software designed primarily with an educational purpose. This systematic review synthesizes evidence from experimental studies regarding the efficacy of SGs for supporting engagement and improving learning outcomes in healthcare professions education. Randomized controlled trials (RCT...
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Background: When a family member resides in long term care facility (LTC), family carers continue caregiving and have been found to have decreases in mental health. The aim of My Tools 4 Care - In Care (an online intervention) is to support carers of persons living with dementia residing in LTC through transitions and increase their self-efficacy,...
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BACKGROUND With the aging of the population and the increase in the rate of chronic diseases among seniors, they must be supported to adopt healthy lifestyle to promote their health. To this end, web-based interventions should be considered, knowing that they would be accessible and favorable to healthy lifestyles among seniors. However, the compon...
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Background With the aging of the population and rising rates of chronic diseases, older adults need support if they are to adopt healthy lifestyles. Web-based interventions should be considered for this purpose, since they are easily accessed and can foster healthy lifestyles among older adults. However, the literature on such interventions discuss...
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Background: Brief counseling can motivate patients to initiate health behavior change. However, increasing the provision of brief counseling by nurses is difficult due to contextual and practitioner-level factors impeding nurses' motivation and intentions to provide brief counseling (eg, unfavorable attitude toward brief counseling, lack of perceiv...
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Virtual simulations and serious games are e-learning interventions with the potential to enhance nurses' clinical reasoning. However, distinctions in the design principles of each intervention remain ambiguous. Clarifications are needed to distinguish both interventions and ease the articulation between their design principles and the development o...
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BACKGROUND Brief counseling can motivate patients to initiate health behavior change. However, increasing the provision of brief counseling by acute care nurses is difficult due to contextual and practitioner-level factors impeding nurses’ motivation and intentions to provide brief counseling (e.g., unfavorable attitude toward brief counseling, lac...
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Background: Brief counseling can motivate patients to initiate health behavior change. However, increasing the provision of brief counseling by nurses is difficult due to contextual and practitioner-level factors impeding nurses' motivation and intentions to provide brief counseling (eg, unfavorable attitude toward brief counseling, lack of percei...
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Contexte : L’apprentissage numérique chez les professionnels de la santé amène des défis comme le manque d’engagement et l’excès de charge cognitive. Toutefois, il n’existe pas de mesures d’engagement et de charge cognitive validées en français. De telles mesures permettraient de considérer ces variables dans le développement de formations numériqu...
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Objective: Although adaptive e-learning environments (AEEs) can provide personalised instruction to health professionals and students, their efficacy remains unclear. Therefore, this review aimed to identify, appraise and synthesise the evidence regarding the efficacy of AEEs in improving knowledge, skills and clinical behaviour in health professio...
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Background: The importance of supporting caregivers is recognized in home care for older persons, and facilitating their help-seeking process is a way to meet that need. The use of electronic health (eHealth) is a potentially promising solution to facilitate caregivers' help-seeking process. Objective: The aim of this research was to develop, in...
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Objectives: (1) To systematically review the literature on behavior change counseling (BCC) training programs targeting nurses and nursing students; (2) to characterize these training programs according to their content (i.e., targeted health behavior[s], BCC approaches taught, BCC techniques taught), structure, and modes of delivery. Design: A sys...
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Background: In Quebec, Canada, many public, community, and private organizations provide resources to caregivers of functionally impaired older adults. Nevertheless, these resources may be difficult for caregivers to find. A co-design study was conducted to address the gap between caregivers and access to resources. The purpose of this study was t...
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Background: Caregivers of functionally dependent older persons sometimes seek formal services to support their relatives. However, this process of help-seeking is complex. Objective: The overall aim of the study was to use a co-design approach to develop an electronic health (eHealth) tool to support caregivers in their process of help-seeking....
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Background: It is often only when the initial signs of exhaustion appear that caregivers first may engage in help-seeking behavior, but it is difficult for them to know which is the most appropriate formal service in their situation. Electronic health (eHealth) can support caregivers in keeping the older person they are caring for at home, but few...
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Background: Unhealthy behaviors, such as smoking and sedentarity, increase cardiometabolic risk and lead to chronic diseases. Behavior change counselling (BCC) aims to address the motivation and confidence of individuals in changing unhealthy behaviors. As BCC has clinically significant effects, nurses are expected to provide BCC in everyday practi...
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Introduction: Up to 40% of hospitalised seniors are frail and most want to return home after discharge. Inaccurate estimation of risks in the hospital may lead to inadequate support at home. This study aimed to document convergences and divergences between risks and support needs identified before hospital discharge and perceived at home post-disc...
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Background: As the population is aging, the number of persons living with multiple chronic conditions (MCC) is expected to increase. This review seeks to answer two research questions from the perspectives of older adults with MCC, their caregivers and their health care providers (HCPs): 1) What are the health and social care needs of community-dw...
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BACKGROUND It is often only when the initial signs of exhaustion appear that caregivers first undertake the process of help seeking behavior, but it is difficult for them to know which is the most appropriate resource in their situation. eHealth can support caregivers in keeping the seniors they are caring for at home, but few eHealth tools designe...
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Introduction Serious games (SGs) are interactive and entertaining digital software with an educational purpose. They engage the learner by proposing challenges and through various design elements (DEs; eg, points, difficulty adaptation, story). Recent reviews suggest the effectiveness of SGs in healthcare professionals’ and students’ education is m...
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Background: Completion of a delirium detection tool allows rapid management, which alleviates complications. However, these tools are often underused. Aims: To assess the effect of a knowledge transfer (KT) intervention on the completion of a delirium detection tool by nurses working with cardiac surgery patients. Secondary aims included describ...
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Introduction People are living longer; however, they are not necessarily experiencing good health and well-being as they age. Many older adults live with multiple chronic conditions (MCC), and complex health issues, which adversely affect their day-to-day functioning and overall quality of life. As a result, they frequently rely on the support of f...
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Reflective practice is a widespread concept in nursing; however, few empirical studies have demonstrated the possible effects of such a practice. The goal of this article is to present a review of the empirical literature on nursing reflective practice. Thirty-seven studies published between 1995 and 2012 were selected and analyzed to identify thei...
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Background/objectives: Education and professional development are becoming major issues for the nursing profession, which must adapt to new knowledge in the field of health and aging. This study aimed at developing, field-testing and evaluating the benefits of a reflective practice intervention with nurses caring for hospitalized elders. Method: Ba...
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The purpose of this mixed method study was to evaluate effects of a reflective practice intervention on the attitudes, knowledge, and interventions of nurses who care for hospitalized older adults. The study showed the potential of using a reflective practice intervention as a professional development approach to improve nurses' attitudes toward ol...
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It is recognized that nurses regularly have to adapt their clinical practice compared to new scientific breakthroughs. However, changes in practice are possible by the implementation of clinical projects but can sometimes be long and difficult to achieve in health care settings, given the context of care or the profile of the clientele, the care or...
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Project evaluation of nursing interventions : an algorithm to support the practice of clinicians It is recognized that nurses regularly have to adapt their clinical practice compared to new scientific breakthroughs. However, changes in practice are possible by the implementation of clinical projects but can sometimes be long and difficult to achiev...

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