Critical Care Surveys

DiSH Provider Survey To learn more about your satisfaction and comfort level as a care provider of patients who have been directly discharged home from the ICU.
Approved by the
Saskatchewan Health Authority Research Ethics Board [REB-20-25

If you have questions about the study please contact Dr. Eric Sy at:
Exploring the impact of COVID-19 visitor restrictions on care in ICU

The aim of the survey is to understand the impact of visitor restrictions on patient family and healthcare provider perceptions of care in Canadian ICUs during COVID-19 and to explore solutions and inform planning for the future. This study has been approved by the University of Saskatchewan Behavioural Research Ethics Board (Application ID: 1955). Approved by the University of Saskatchewan. any questions, please contact the principal Investigator  – Dr. Sabira Valiani:, or via ICU clerical support at (306) 655- 0041, or Co-investigators: Dr. Jennifer O’Brien:, or Dr. Joann Kawchuk,

Looking for nurses caring for persons receiving
mechanical ventilation

To understand the management of the mechanically ventilated person in the intensive care unit, and to identify the needs of nurses and strategies needed to improve the clinical practice. This study has been approved by the University of Ottawa Research Ethics Board (H-03-20-5028).

What is expected of me if I participate*?  I will participate in a telephone interview of about 45 to 60 minutes with the researcher; I will receive $20 for my participation.


To participate in the study, please contact the researcher.
Required number of participants has been reached

Mylène Suzie Michaud, RN, MScN, PhD (candidate), CNCC(C);
Survey of Integrative Therapy Approaches in Critical Care (SITAC)The aim of the survey is to explore Canadian critical and intensive care nurses’ views on incorporating integrative therapy approaches into routine critical care practice.  Integrative therapies are also known as Complementary/ alternative therapies. This study has been approved by the University of Alberta Health Research Ethics Board (Study ID: Pro00090698). Approved by the University of Alberta. any questions, please contact the principal Investigator (Elizabeth Papathanassoglou:, Tel: 780-492-5674), or the research co-ordinator:
Understanding and managing the effects of COVID-19 restricted visitation policies – Interview Information
To understand the impact COVID-19 restricted visitation policies had on healthcare providers of critically ill patients. Participants needed: Administrators, decision-makers, or healthcare providers of critically ill patients during COVID-19 pandemic.
Semi-structured interview (30 minutes). Depending on participant’s schedules.
This study has been approved by the University of Calgary Conjoint Faculties Research Ethics Board #REB20-0944.
If you are interested in participating, e-mail the study coordinator.Dr. Karla Krewulak,