Projects and Publications
Gerontological Nursing and Healthy Aging, 2nd Canadian Edition
St. Louis: Mosby Elsevier
Development and psychometric testing of the Humanistic Nurse-Patient Scale
Canadian Journal on Aging, 35(1), 1-13
Shared Learning Environments for PSW Education: The Living Classroom Implementation Guide for Colleges and Long-Term Care Homes
van der Horst, M.,
Changing the impact of nursing assistants’ education in seniors’ care: The living classroom in long-term care
Canadian Geriatrics Journal, 20(1), 1-7.
Integrating gerontological competencies in Canadian health and social service education: An overview of trends, enablers, and challenges.
Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, 38(1), 17-46.
Implementation of an interprofessional communication and collaboration intervention to improve care capacity for heart failure management in long-term care
Journal of Interprofessional Care, 31(5), 583-592.
Dementia in Canada
Standing senate committee on Social affairs, Science and Technology
|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),
|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),
|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
|Strengthening personal support workers (PSWs) in home care||V. Boscart (PI),
S. Brandt, etc
|Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, Employment and Training Division, Sector Partnership Planning Grant||Aug 2017-Nov 2017||Conestoga College
|BPSO Spotlight Organization||V. Boscart (PI),
|Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario||2018 – 2021||Conestoga College|