Publications and Media


Peer Reviewed Articles and Chapters Published

Dames, S. (2019). Understanding and resolving conflict, Chapter 24 in Yoder-Wise, P.S. Leading and Managing in Canadian Nursing (2nd Ed.), Lyle G. Grant, Canadian Editor, Elsevier. 

Dames, S. (2019). Managing personal/personnel problems, Chapter 26 in Yoder-Wise, P.S. Leading and Managing in Canadian Nursing (2nd Ed.), Janice Wadell Nancy Walton-Ryerson, Canadian Editors, Elsevier.

Dames, S. (2018).  Stacking the Deck to Promote Thriving as Student Nurses Prepare to Enter Professional Practice: A Qualitative Study of Interplaying Factors that Enable Novices Nurses to Thrive.  Nurse Education in Practice.  doi: 10.1016/j.nepr.2019.02.013.  Impact factor: 1.313.

Dames, S. (2018). THRIVEable Work Environments: A study of interplaying factors that enable novice nurses to thrive.  The Journal of Nursing Management, (26)6. doi:10.1111/jonm.12712. Impact factor: 1.912.

Dames, S. (2018).  The Impact of Interplaying and Compounding Factors in the Novice Nurse Journey: A Basic Qualitative Research Study. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research. doi:10.1177/0844562118817079. 

Dames, S. & Javorski, S. (2018).  Sense of Coherence, a Worthy Factor toward Nursing Student and New Graduate Satisfaction with Nursing, Goal Setting Affinities, and Coping Tendencies. Quality Advancement in Nursing Education.  LINK: Sense of Coherence toward Novice Nurse Satisfaction


Nursing Professor Receives $10,000 Reach Award. 2018-19 Research and Creative Activity Highlights.  Retrieved from

MSFHR: Inaugural KT Blog: Dr. Shannon Dames Encourages others to find their Roots to Thrive.

Island Health Magazine: Caring for Healthcare Providers: Research to Enhance Resilience and Reduce Stress

MSFHR: Spark Magazine: Growing Roots to Thrive: Building Caregiver Resilience.

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