Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Health Care

Official Journal of the Rural Nurse Organization

All submissions are to be Word documents and submitted through the online system. If you have questions please email the Editor,  Dr. Pam Stewart Fahs at

Vol 15, No 1 (2015)

Table of Contents


Editorial PDF
Pamela Stewart Fahs 1
Reappraising An Innovation in Rural Nursing Education 1984-Present PDF
Alison Schell Witte 2-3
Reducing Barriers to Healthcare for Rural Homeless Individuals and Families: Experiences 0f Community Health Nursing Students PDF
Linda Garner 4-6


Supporting Rural nurses: Skills and Knowledge to Practice in Ontario, Canada PDF
Jennifer Medves, Dana S. Edge, Linda Bisonette, Katherine Stansfield 7-41
Do Modifiable Cardiovascular Risk Factors Differ By Rural Classification in Women Who Enroll in a Weight Loss Intervention? PDF
Dieu-My Thi Tran, Carol H Pullen, Lani M. Zimmerman, Patricia A Hageman 42-59
Depression and smoking in the pregnant rural population: A Literature Review PDF
Joyce Marie Rhodes-Keefe 60-73
Working Through and Around: Exploring Rural Public Health Nursing Practices and Policies To Promote Rural Women’s Health PDF
Beverly D Leipert, Sandra Regan, Robyn Plunkett 74-99
A Program of Nursing Research in a Rural Setting PDF
Clarann Weinert, SC, Elizabeth Nichols, Jean Shreffler-Grant 100-116
Dementia Care Evidence: Contextual Dimensions that Influence Use in Northern Home Care Centres PDF
Dorothy Forbes, Laurel Strain, Catherine Blake, Shelley Peacock, Wendy Harrison, Terri Woytkiw, Pamela Hawranik, Emily Thiessen, Amy Woolf, Debra Morgan, Anthea Innes, Maggie Gibson 117-149
Rural Older Adult Readiness to Adopt Mobile Health Technology: A Descriptive Study PDF
Anita Depatie, Jeri L. Bigbee 150-184
Health Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease and High Blood Pressure Among Adults in Rural Underserved Communities PDF
William A Amponsah, Marian M Tabi, Godfrey A Gibbison 185-208

Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Health Care
 ISSN: 1539-3399

 The Official Journal of the Rural Nurse Organization
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