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dc.contributor.advisorJohnston, Nancy E.
dc.creatorAmell, Travis
dc.date.accessioned2017-07-27T13:45:48Z
dc.date.available2017-07-27T13:45:48Z
dc.date.copyright2017-04-06
dc.date.issued2017-07-27
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10315/33577
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this study was to explore the lived experience of bereaved caregivers who cared for their loved ones at end of life in rural Ontario home settings. van Manens hermeneutic phenomenology research method was utilized to guide this study and to gain a rich understanding of the lived experience through participants interviews. This studys sample consisted of eight participants from rural locations in the Eastern and Waterloo-Wellington counties of Ontario, Canada. Five themes were uncovered: (1) Facing a Terminal Prognosis and Deciding to be a Caregiver; (2) Being in it for the Long Haul; (3) Drawing on Sustaining Reservoirs; (4) Haunting Concerns and Comforting Memories; (5) Reflecting on an Invaluable Journey.
dc.language.isoen
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dc.subjectMedicine
dc.titleThe Lived Experience of Bereaved Caregivers: Caring for Loved Ones at End of Life in Rural Ontario Home Settings
dc.typeElectronic Thesis or Dissertation
dc.degree.disciplineNursing
dc.degree.nameMScN - Master of Science in Nursing
dc.degree.levelMaster's
dc.date.updated2017-07-27T13:45:48Z
dc.subject.keywordsPalliative
dc.subject.keywordsEnd of life
dc.subject.keywordsEOL
dc.subject.keywordsTerminal
dc.subject.keywordsRural
dc.subject.keywordsRemote
dc.subject.keywordsRural nursing
dc.subject.keywordsCaregiver
dc.subject.keywordsCaregiving
dc.subject.keywordsRural caregiver
dc.subject.keywordsBereavement
dc.subject.keywordsLoss
dc.subject.keywordsDeath
dc.subject.keywordsPhenomenology
dc.subject.keywordsQualitative
dc.subject.keywordsLived experience
dc.subject.keywordsVan manen
dc.subject.keywordsNursing
dc.subject.keywordsPalliative medicine
dc.subject.keywordsPalliative care
dc.subject.keywordsHospice
dc.subject.keywordsRural health care professionals
dc.subject.keywordsCaregiver burden
dc.subject.keywordsQuality of life
dc.subject.keywordsQOL
dc.subject.keywordsVisiting nursing
dc.subject.keywordsVisit nursing
dc.subject.keywordsHome care
dc.subject.keywordsHome health


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