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Projects and Publications

Key Publications

Gerontological Nursing and Healthy Aging

Gerontological Nursing and Healthy Aging, 1st Canadian Edition

St. Louis: Mosby Elsevier


Boscart, V.,
McCleary, L

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Development and psychometric testing of the Humanistic Nurse-Patient Scale

Canadian Journal on Aging, 35(1), 1-13


Boscart, V.,
Pringle, D.,
Wynn, F.,
Peter, E.,
McGilton, K.

Using psychological theory to inform

Shared Learning Environments for PSW Education: The Living Classroom Implementation Guide for Colleges and Long-Term Care Homes


Garbutt, K.,
Boscart, V.,
d'Avernas, J.,
van der Horst, M.,
Raasok, M.

Notable Presentations

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Geriatrics and Justice

Waterloo-Wellington Human Services and Justice Coordination Committee (WWHSJCC)

Cambridge, Ontario


Boscart, V.

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Changing the winds to promote excellence in seniors’ care

Looking to the Future: Aging in NL Conference

St. John's, Newfoundland


Boscart, V.

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Dementia in Canada

Standing senate committee on Social affairs, Science and Technology

Ottawa, Ontario


Boscart, V.

Funded Projects
Project Title Investigators Agency Funding Period Funding Location & Amount
The Neighbourhood Team Development program: Promoting resident centeredness in long-term care V. Boscart (PI),
S. Sidani (Co-PI),
G. Heckman,
J. Ploeg,
S. Dupuis,
A. Costa,
J. d’Avernas
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR): Operating Grant April 2014- March 2017 Conestoga College
Implementing care processes to manage heart failure in long-term care: A feasibility study G. Heckman (PI),
V. Boscart (PI),
P. Stolee,
R. McKelvie,
J. Hirdes
Heart and Stroke Foundation: Bridge Award May 2014 -Apr 2015 University of Waterloo
Enhancing care of seniors in long-term care: Impact of a Living Classroom on the education of personal support workers V. Boscart (PI), L. McCleary, P. Stolee; Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOH & LTC): Nursing Research Fund February 2013-February 2014 Conestoga College
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