Recent Publications


Baumbusch, J, Moody, E., Hole, R., Jokinen, N., & Stainton, T. (2019). Using healthcare services: Perspectives of community-dwelling aging adults with intellectual disabilities and family members: Using healthcare services in the community. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 16(1), 4-12. DOI: 10.1111/jppi.12264

Baumbusch, J., Mayer, S., & Sloan-Yip, I. (2019). Alone in a crowd? parents of children with rare diseases’ experiences of navigating the healthcare system. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 28(1), 80-90. DOI: 10.1007/s10897-018-0294-9

Squires, J. E., Baumbusch, J., Varin, M. D., MacDonald, I., Chamberlain, S., Böstrom, A. M., . . . Estabrooks, C. A. (2019). A profile of regulated nurses employed in canadian long-term care facilities. Canadian Journal on Aging = La Revue Canadienne Du Vieillissement, , 1-13. DOI: 10.1017/S0714980818000478

Breau, G., Baumbusch, J., Thorne, S., Hislop, T. G., & Kazanjian, A. (2019). Primary care providers’ attitudes towards individuals with intellectual disability: Associations with experience and demographics. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, , 174462951986002. doi:10.1177/1744629519860029

Demery Varin, M. G., Stacey, D., Baumbusch, J. L., Estabrooks, C., & Squires, J. E. (2019). Predictors of nurses’ research use in canadian long-term care homes. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 20(9), 1185.e9-1185.e18. doi:10.1016/j.jamda.2019.04.027

Dahlke, S., Davidson, S., Duarte Wisnesky, U., Kalogirou, M. R., Salyers, V., Pollard, C., . . . Baumbusch, J. (2019). Student nurses’ perceptions about older people. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 16(1) doi:10.1515/ijnes-2019-0051


Baumbusch, J., Wu, S., Lauck, S. B., Banner, D., O’Shea, T., & Achtem, L. (2018). Exploring the synergies between focused ethnography and integrated knowledge translation. Health Research Policy and Systems, 16(1), 103. DOI: 10.1186/s12961-018-0376-z

Baumbusch, J., Puurveen, G., Phinney, A., Beaton, M. D., & Leblanc, M. (2018). Family members’ experiences and management of resident-to-resident abuse in long-term residential care. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 30(5), 385-401. DOI: 10.1080/08946566.2018.1518179

Hung, L., Phinney, A., Chaudhury, H., & Rodney, P. (2018). Using video-reflexive ethnography to engage hospital staff to improve dementia care. Global Qualitative Nursing Research, 5. DOI: 10.1177/2333393618785095

Thandi, M. K. G., Phinney, A., Oliffe, J. L., Wong, S., McKay, H., Sims-Gould, J., & Sahota, S. (2018). Engaging older men in physical activity: Implications for health promotion practice. American Journal of Men’s Health, 12(6), 2064-2075. DOI:10.1177/1557988318792158

Koehn, S., Baumbusch, J., Reid, R. C., & Li, N. K. M. (2018). ‘it’s like chicken talking to ducks’ and other challenges to families of chinese immigrant older adults in long-term residential care. Journal of Family Nursing, 24(2), 156. DOI: 10.1177/1074840718774068

Hung, L., Phinney, A., Chaudhury, H., Rodney, P., Tabamo, J., & Bohl, D. (2018). Appreciative inquiry. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 17 DOI: 10.1177/1609406918769444

Forman, J., Baumbusch, J., Jackson, H., Lindenberg, J., Shook, A., & Bashir, J. (2018). Exploring the patients’ experiences of living with a subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing : Journal of the Working Group on Cardiovascular Nursing of the European Society of Cardiology, 17(8), 698-706. DOI: 10.1177/1474515118777419

Puurveen, G., Cooke, H., & Baumbusch, J. (2018). End-of-life care conversations in resident care conferences in nursing home settings. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 21(2), 125-125. DOI: 10.1089/jpm.2017.0494

Puurveen, G., Baumbusch, J., & Gandhi, P. (2018). From family involvement to family inclusion in nursing home settings: A critical interpretive synthesis. Journal of Family Nursing, 24(1), 60-85. DOI: 10.1177/1074840718754314

Baumbusch, J., Lauck, S. B., Achtem, L., O’Shea, T., Wu, S., & Banner, D. (2018). Understanding experiences of undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation: One-year follow-up. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 17(3), 280-288. DOI: 10.1177/1474515117738991

Lauck, S. B., Kwon, J., Wood, D. A., Baumbusch, J., Norekval, T.M., Htun, N., Stephenson, L., & Webb, J.G. (2018). Avoidance of urinary catheterization to minimize in-hospital complications after transcatheter aortic valve implantation: An observational study. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 17(1), 66-74. DOI:10.1177/1474515117716590

Puurveen, G., Cooke, H., Gill, R., & Baumbusch, J. (2018). A seat at the table: The positioning of families during care conferences in nursing homes. The Gerontologist. DOI: 10.1093/geront/gny098


Baumbusch, J., Shaw, M., Leblanc, M.E., Kjorven, M., Kwon, J.Y., Blackburn, L., Lawrie, B., Shamatutu, M., & Wolff, A.  (2017). Workplace continuing education for nurses caring for hospitalised older people. International Journal of Older People Nursing, 12(4).  DOI:10.1111/opn.12161

Thompson, G., Doupe, M., Reid, R.C., Baumbusch, J. & Estabrooks, C.A. (2017). Pain trajectories of nursing home residents nearing death. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 18(8), 700-706. DOI:10.1016/j.jamda.2017.03.002

Dahlke, S., Hall, W. A., & Baumbusch, J. (2017). Constructing definitions of safety risks while nurses care for hospitalised older people: Secondary analysis of qualitative data. International Journal of Older People Nursing, 12(3), n/a.  DOI:10.1111/opn.12148

Sawatzky, R., Porterfield, P., Roberts, D., Lee, J., Liang, L., Reimer-Kirkham, S., Pesut, B., Schalkwyk, T., Stajduhar, K., Tayler, C., Baumbusch, J., Thorne, S. (2017;2016;). Embedding a palliative approach in nursing care delivery: An integrated knowledge synthesis. Advances in Nursing Science, 40(3), 261-277. DOI:1097/ANS.000000000000016

Hung, L., Phinney, A., Chaudhury, H., Rodney, P., Tabamo, J., & Bohl, D. (2017). “Little things matter!” exploring the perspectives of patients with dementia about the hospital environment. International Journal of Older People Nursing, 12(3) doi:10.1111/opn.12153

Baumbusch, J., Mayer, S., Phinney, A., & Baumbusch, S. (2017). Aging Together: Older Parents Caring for Adult Children with Intellectual Disabilities. The Gerontologist, 57(2), 341-347. DOI: 10.1093/geront/gnv103

Dearing, J. W., Beacom, A. M., Chamberlain, S. A., Meng, J., Berta, W. B., Keefe, J. M., Squires, J. E., Doupe, M. B., Taylor, D., Reid, R. C., Cook, H., Cummings, G. G., Baumbusch, J. L., Knopp-Sihota, J., Norton, P. G., and Estabrooks, C. A. (2017). Pathways for Best Practice Diffusion: The Structure of Informal Relationships in Canada’s Long Term Care Sector. Implementation Science, 12(1), 11. DOI:10.1186/s13012-017-0542-7


Koehn, S., Li, N., Baumbusch, J., Reid, R. C. (2016) “Meanings Attributed to Family Councils and Related Concepts by Immigrant Residents of Long-Term Care and Their Family Carers”, Pathways to Prosperity (P2P) Partnership, 34 pages (November 30, 2016). Available at

Lauck, S., Baumbusch, J., Achtem, L., Forman, J.M., Carroll, S.L.S., Cheung, A., Ye, J., Wood, D.A., & Webb, J.G. (2016).  Factors influencing the decision of older adults to be assessed for transcatheter aortic valve implantation: an exploratory study. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 15(7), 486-494. DOI:10.1177/1474515115612927

Caspar, S., Ratner, P. A., Phinney, A., & MacKinnon, K. (2016). The Influence of Organizational Systems on Information Exchange in Long-Term Care Facilities An Institutional Ethnography. Qualitative health research, 26(7), 951-965. DOI:10.1177/1049732315619893

Caspar, S., Cooke, H., Phinney, A., & Ratner, P. (2016). Practice change interventions in long-term care facilities: What works, and why? Canadian Journal on Aging-Revue Canadienne Du Vieillissement, 35(3), 372-384. doi:10.1017/S0714980816000374

Donnelly, L. R., Clarke, L. H., Phinney, A., & MacEntee, M. I. (2016). The impact of oral health on body image and social interactions among elders in long‐term care. Gerodontology, 33(4), 480-489. doi:10.1111/ger.12187

Taverner, T., Baumbusch, J., & Taipale, P. (2016). Normalization of Neglect: A Grounded Theory of RNs’ Experiences as Family Caregivers of Hospitalized Seniors. Canadian Journal on Aging/La Revue canadienne du vieillissement, 35(2), 215-228. DOI:10.1017/S0714980816000179

Lauck, S.B., Gibson, J.A., Baumbusch, J., Carroll, S.L., Achtem, L., Kimel, G., Nordquist, C., Cheung, A., Boone, R.H., Ye, J. and Wood, D.A. (2016). Transition to palliative care when transcatheter aortic valve implantation is not an option: opportunities and recommendations. Current opinion in supportive and palliative care, 10(1), pp.18-23. DOI:10.1097/SPC.0000000000000180

Lauck, S., Dvir, D., Kwon, J. Y., Baumbusch, J., Gibson, J., Wood, D. A., & Webb, J. G. (2016). Avoidance of Urinary Catheterization Reduces Complications after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 32(10), S309. DOI:

Lauck, S.B., Wood, D.A., Baumbusch, J., Kwon, J.Y., Stub, D., Achtem, L., Blanke, P., Boone, R.H., Cheung, A., Dvir, D. and Gibson, J.A., Lee, B., Leipsic, J., Moss, R., Perlman, G., Polderman, J., Ramanathan, K., Ye, J. and Webb, J.G.  (2016). Vancouver transcatheter aortic valve replacement clinical pathway minimalist approach, standardized care, and discharge criteria to reduce length of stay. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 9(3), pp.312-321. DOI:10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.115.002541

Phinney, A., Kelson, E., Baumbusch, J., O’Connor, D., & Purves, B. (2016). Walking in the neighbourhood: Performing social citizenship in dementia. Dementia, 15(3), 381-394. DOI:10.1177/1471301216638180

Ginsburg, L., Berta, W., Baumbusch, J., Dass, A.R., Laporte, A., Reid, R.C., Squires, J. and Taylor, D. (2016). Measuring Work Engagement, Psychological Empowerment, and Organizational Citizenship Behavior Among Health Care Aides. The Gerontologist, p.gnv129. DOI:10.1093/geront/gnv129

Baumbusch, J., Leblanc, M.E., Shaw, M., & Kjorven, M.  (2016). Factors Influencing Nurses’ Readiness to Care for Hospitalized Older People. International Journal of Older People Nursing, 11, 149-159. DOI:10.1111/opn.12109


Dahlke, S., Phinney, A., Hall, W., Rodney, P., & Baumbusch, J. (2015). Orchestrating care: Nursing practice with hospitalized older adults. International Journal of Older People Nursing, 10(4), 252-262. DOI:10.1111/opn.12075

Dahlke, S., Hall, W., & Phinney, A. (2015). Maximizing theoretical contributions of participant observation while managing challenges. Qualitative health research, 1049732315578636. DOI:10.1177/1049732315578636

Forman, J., Currie, L., Lauck, S., & Baumbusch, J. (2015). Exploring changes in functional status while waiting for transcatheter aortic valve implantation. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 14(6), 560-569. DOI:10.1177/1474515114553907

McDuff, J., & Phinney, A. (2015). Walking With Meaning Subjective Experiences of Physical Activity in Dementia. Global Qualitative Nursing Research, 2, 2333393615605116. DOI:10.1177/2333393615605116

Puurveen, G., Phinney, A., Cox, S., & Purvest, B. (2015). Ethical issues in the use of video observations with people with advanced dementia and their caregivers in nursing home environments. Visual Methodologies, 3(2), 16-26. DOI:

Dahlke, S. & Baumbusch, J. (2015). Nursing Teams Caring for Hospitalized Older Adults. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 24, 3177-3185. DOI:10.1111/jocn.12961


Dahlke, S., Phinney, A., Hall, W., Rodney, P., & Baumbusch, J. (2014). Orchestrating care: Nursing practice with hospitalized older adults. International Journal of Older People Nursing.

Forman, J., Currie, L., Lauck, S., & Baumbusch, J. (2014). Exploring changes in functional status while waiting for transcatheter aortic valve implantation. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. doi:10.1177/1474515114553907

Lauck, S.B., Wood, D.A, Achtem, L., Baumbusch, J., Boone, R.H., Cheung, A., Dvir, D., Stub, D., Tan, J., Ye, J., Webb, J.G. (2014). Risk stratification and clinical pathways to optimize length of stay after transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 30(12), 1583–1587. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2014.07.012

Baumbusch, J., Dahlke, S., & Phinney, A. (2014). Clinical instructors’ knowledge and perceptions about nursing care of older people.  Nursing Education in Practice, 14, 434-440. doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2014.03.001

*Baumbusch, J., Phinney, A., & Baumbusch, S.  (2014). Practicing family medicine for adults with intellectual disabilities: Patient perspectives of helpful interactions. Canadian Family Physician, 60, e.356-361

McGregor, M.J, McGrail, K.M., Abu-Laban, R.B., Ronald, L.A., Baumbusch, J., Andrusiek, D., & Cox, M.B. (2014). Emergency Department Visit Rates and Patterns in Canada’s Vancouver Coastal Health Region. Canadian Journal on Aging / La Revue canadienne du vieillissement, 33, 154-162. doi:10.1017/S0714980814000038

Lauck, S., Garland, E., Achtem, L., Forman, J., Baumbusch, J., Boone, R., Cheung, A., Ye, J., Wood, D.A., Webb, J.G. (2014).  Integrating a palliative approach in a transcatheter heart valve program: Bridging innovations in the management of severe aortic stenosis and best end-of-life practice. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 13, 177- 184. doi:10.1177/1474515114520770

*Baumbusch, J., & Phinney, A. (2014). Invisible hands: The role of families in care work in long-term residential care.  Journal of Family Nursing, 20, 73-97. doi:10.1177/1074840713507777

McGregor, M.J., Abu-Laban, R.B., Ronald, L.A., McGrail, K.M., Andrusiek, D., Baumbusch, J., Cox, M.B., Salomons, K., Schulzer, M., & Kuramoto, L. (2014). Nursing home characteristics associated with resident transfers to emergency department. Canadian Journal on Aging, 33(1), 38—48. doi: 10.1017/S0714980813000615


Dahlke, S., Baumbusch, J., Affleck, F., & Kwon, J.Y.  (2012).  The clinical instructor role in nursing education: A structured literature review. Journal of Nursing Education, 51(12), 692-696.

*Baumbusch, J., Dahlke, S., & Phinney, A.  (2012).  Nursing Students’ Knowledge and Beliefs about Care of Older Adults in a Shifting Context of Nursing Education. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 68(11), 2550-2558.


McGregor, M.J., Baumbusch, J., Abu-Laban, R.B., McGrail, K.M., Andrusiek, D., Globerman, J., Berg, S., Cox, M.B., Salomons, K., Volker, J., & Ronald, L. (2011).  A survey of nursing home organizational characteristics associated with hospital transfers and care quality in one large British Columbia health region. Canadian Journal on Aging, 30, 551-561.

Baumbusch, J. & Shaw, M. (2011).  Geriatric emergency nurses: addressing the needs of an aging population.  Journal of Emergency Nursing, 37(4), 321-327.

*Baumbusch, J.  (2011).  Conducting critical ethnography in long-term residential care: experiences of a novice researcher.  Journal of Advanced Nursing, 67(1), 184-192.


Anderson, J.M., Browne, A.J., Reimer Kirkham, S., Lynam, J., Rodney, P., Varcoe, C., Wong, S., Tan, E., Smye, V., McDonald, H., Baumbusch, J., Khan, K.B., Reimer, J., Peltonen, A., & Brar, A.  (2010). Uptake of critical knowledge in nursing practice: Lessons learned from a knowledge translation study. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 42(3), 106-122

Baumbusch, J.L. (2010). Semi-structured interviewing in practice-close research.  Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, 15(3), 255-258. [invited peer-reviewed manuscript for Research Methods column]