A special thank you to Bonnie Adamson, President and CEO, London Health Sciences Centre for fostering the culture of quality, safety and professional scholarly practice that enables and sustains this work.

We also wish to offer a special acknowledgement and our sincerest appreciation to Andrea Baumann, Director, WHO Collaborating Centre in Primary Care Nursing & Health Human Resources, Scientific Director, McMaster Site, Nursing Health Services Research Unit, for providing expert guidance and insightful editorial review.