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Publications scientifiques



  • Vaughan C, Lukewich J, Mathews M, et al Nursing contributions to virtual models of care in primary care: a scoping review protocol BMJ Open 2022;12:e065779. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-065779

  • Lukewich J, Martin-Misener R, Norful AA, Poitras ME, Bryant-Lukosius D, Asghari S, Marshall EG, Mathews M, Swab M, Ryan D, Tranmer J. Effectiveness of registered nurses on patient outcomes in primary care: a systematic review. BMC Health Serv Res. 2022 Jun 3;22(1):740. doi: 10.1186/s12913-022-07866-x. Erratum in: BMC Health Serv Res. 2022 Jun 22;22(1):810. PMID: 35659215; PMCID: PMC9166606.

  • Poitras M-E, T Vaillancourt V, Canapé A, et al. Culturally safe interventions in primary care for the management of chronic diseases of urban Indigenous People: a scoping review. Fam Med Com Health2022;10:e001606. doi:10.1136/fmch-2022-001606

  • Poitras ME, Couturier Y, Doucet E, T Vaillancourt V, Poirier MD, Gauthier G, Hudon C, Delli-Colli N, Gagnon D, Careau E, Duhoux A, Gaboury I, Charif AB, Ashcroft R, Lukewich J, Ramond-Roquin A, Massé S. Co-design, implementation, and evaluation of an expanded train-the-trainer strategy to support the sustainability of evidence-based practice guides for registered nurses and social workers in primary care clinics: a developmental evaluation protocol. BMC Prim Care. 2022 Apr 18;23(1):84. doi: 10.1186/s12875-022-01684-0. PMID: 35436845; PMCID: PMC9016936.

  • Lukewich J, Asghari S, Marshall EG, Mathews M, Swab M, Tranmer J, Bryant-Lukosius D, Martin-Misener R, Norful AA, Ryan D, Poitras ME. Effectiveness of registered nurses on system outcomes in primary care: a systematic review. BMC Health Serv Res. 2022 Apr 4;22(1):440. doi: 10.1186/s12913-022-07662-7. PMID: 35379241; PMCID: PMC8981870.

  • Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M, Valaitis R, Fisher K, Ganann R, Blais J, Chambers T, Connors R, Gruneir A, Légaré F, MacIntyre J, Montelpare W, Paquette JS, Poitras ME, Riveroll A, Yous ML; ACHRU-CPP Research Team. The Aging, Community and Health Research Unit Community Partnership Program (ACHRU-CPP) for older adults with diabetes and multiple chronic conditions: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Geriatr. 2022 Feb 4;22(1):99. doi: 10.1186/s12877-021-02651-7. PMID: 35120457; PMCID: PMC8814798.

  • Frigon MP, Lavoie M, Emond MJ, Bouchard L, Poitras ME, Tremblay K. Family planning decisional needs assessment for recessive hereditary disorders: Insights from carrier couples and professionals. Patient Educ Couns. 2022 Jul;105(7):2537-2545. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2021.11.027. Epub 2021 Nov 29. PMID: 34872805.



  • Gaboury I, Breton M, Perreault K, Bordeleau F, Descôteaux S, Maillet L, Hudon C, Couturier Y, Duhoux A, Vachon B, Cossette B, Rodrigues I, Poitras ME, Loignon C, Vasiliadis HM. Interprofessional advanced access - a quality improvement protocol for expanding access to primary care services. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021 Aug 13;21(1):812. doi: 10.1186/s12913-021-06839-w. PMID: 34388996; PMCID: PMC8361639.

  • Poitras ME, Bélanger E, Vaillancourt VT, Kienlin S, Körner M, Godbout I, Bernard-Hamel J, O'Connor S, Blanchette P, Khadhraoui L, Sawadogo J, Massougbodji J, Zomahoun HTV, Gallani MC, Stacey D, Légaré F. Interventions to Improve Trainers' Learning and Behaviors for Educating Health Care Professionals Using Train-the-Trainer Method: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2021 Jul 1;41(3):202-209. doi: 10.1097/CEH.0000000000000375. PMID: 34292260.

  • Kienlin S, Poitras ME, Stacey D, Nytrøen K, Kasper J. Ready for SDM: evaluating a train-the-trainer program to facilitate implementation of SDM training in Norway. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2021 Apr 30;21(1):140. doi: 10.1186/s12911-021-01494-x. PMID: 33931046; PMCID: PMC8086335.

  • Karam M, Chouinard MC, Poitras ME, Couturier Y, Vedel I, Grgurevic N, Hudon C. Nursing Care Coordination for Patients with Complex Needs in Primary Healthcare: A Scoping Review. Int J Integr Care. 2021 Mar 19;21(1):16. doi: 10.5334/ijic.5518.


  • Poitras ME, Godbout I, T Vaillancourt V, Poirier A, Prevost K, Débarges B, Spence C. (2020). Step-by-step strategies for an integrated patient-oriented research: lessons learned from a multicentered study. Science of nursing and health practices. Volume 3, Issue 2: Article 13.

  • Bernier J, Poitras ME, Lavoie M, (2020) Comment la trajectoire de soins et de services influence-t-elle l’expérience des personnes vivant avec une maladie cardiaque en région éloignée ? Recherche en Soins Infirmiers. 3(142): 111-122. 

  • Ag Ahmed M A, Almirall J, Ngangue P, Poitras ME, Fortin M. (2020). A bibliometric analysis of multimorbidity from2005 to 2019. Journal of Comorbidity. Oct 13;10:2235042X20965283.

  • Poitras ME, Légaré F, T Vaillancourt V, Godbout I, Poirier A, Prévost K, Spence C, Chouinard M-C, Zoumahoun H, Khadhraoui L, Massougbodji J, Bujold M, Pluye P, Hudon C. (2020). High users of healthcare services: Development and piloting of an interprofessional patient decision aid for case management program. The Patient. (13): 757–766.

  • Lukewich J, Allard M, Ashley L, Aubrey-Brassler K, Bryant-Lukosius D, Klassen T, Magee T, Martin-Misener R, Mathews M, Poitras ME, Roussel J, Ryan D, Schofield R, Tranmer J, Valaitis R, Wong S. (2020). National Competencies for Registered Nurses in Primary Care: A Delphi Study. Western Journal of Nursing Research .42(12): 1078-1087

  • Bernier A, Poitras ME, Lacroix M, Champagne M. (2020). The Expected, Enacted and Desired Role of Family Practice Nurses in Family Medicine Group : Nurses and Physician' Perceptions. Science of Nursing and Health Practices. Volume 3, Issue 2, Article 7.

  • Ben Charif A, Zomahoun T V H, Massougbodji J, Khadhraoui L, Dumas Pilon M, Boulanger E, Gogovor A, Campbell M-J, Poitras ME, Légaré F. (2020). Assessing the scalability of innovations in primary care: a cross-sectional study. CMAJ Open. Oct 3;8(4):E613-E618.

  • Haesebaert J, Samson I, Lee-Gosselin H, Guay-Bélanger S, Proteau J-F, Drouin G, Guimont C, Vigneault L, Poirier A, Nice-Sanon P, Roch G, Poitras ME, LeBlanc A, Légaré F. (2020). They heard our voice!” Patient engagementcouncils in community-based primary care practices: A participatory action research pilot study. Research Involvement and Engagement. 2020 Sep 21;6:54.

  • Nicholson K, Ganann R, Bookey-Bassett S, Garland Baird L, Garnett A, Marshall Z, Khan AI, Pirrie ME, Sasseville M, Ben Charif A, Poitras ME, Kyoon-Achan G, Dionne E, Hassani K, Stewart M., Capacity building and mentorship among pan-Canadian early researchers in community-based primary health care. Primary Health Care Research & Development. 21(3): Journal of evaluation in clinical practice. Dec 9. doi: 10.1111/jep.13325.

  • Poitras ME, Hudon C, Godbout I, Bujold M, Pluye P, T Vaillancourt V, Débarges B, Poirier A, Prévost K, Spence C, Légaré F. Decisional needs assessment of patients with complex care needs 


  • Hudon C, Chouinard MC, Pluye P, Sherif RE, Bush PL, Rihoux B, Poitras ME, Lambert M, Zomahoun H, Légaré F. (2019) Characteristics of case management in primary care associated with positive outcomes for frequent users of healthcare: a systematic review. Ann Fam Med. 2019; Sep;17(5):448-458.


  • Hudon C, Chouinard MC, Aubrey-Bassler K, Burge F, Doucet S, Ramsden V, Brodeur M, Bush P, Couturier Y, Dubois MF, Guénette L, Legare F, Morin P, Poder T, Poitras ME, Roberge P, Valaitis R et al. Case management in primary care for frequent users of healthcare services with chronic diseases and complex care needs: an implementation and realist evaluations protocol. BMJ Open. 2018; Nov 25;8(11):e026433.

  • Lukewich J, Taylor SM, Poitras ME, Martin-Misener R. Advancing Family Practice Nursing in Canada: An Environmental Scan of International Literature and National Efforts towards Competency Development.Nursing leadership. 2018; 31(2): 66-78.

  • Haesebaert J, Samson I, Lee-Gosselin H, Guay-Bélanger S, Proteau JF, Drouin G, Guimont C, Vigneault L, Poirier A, Sanon PN, Roch G, Poitras ME, Leblanc A, Légaré F. How to engage patients in research and quality improvement in community-based primary care settings: Protocol for a participatory action research pilot study. Research Involvement and Engagement. 2018; 4(30)

  • Poitras ME, Chouinard MC, Fortin M, Girard, A, Crossman S, Gallagher F. Nursing activities for patients with chronic disease in Family Medicine Groups: a multiple case study. Nursing Inquiry. Nursing Inquiry. 2018; e12250

  • Poitras ME, Maltais ME, Bestard-Denommé L, Stewart M, Fortin M. What are the effective elements in patient-centered and multimorbidity care? A scoping review BMC Health Services Research. 2018; 18 (1) : 446

  • Lukewich J, Martin-Misener M, Poitras ME, Trammer J, Shabnam A Bryant-Lukosius D, Marshall E, Matthews M, Swab M, Valaitis R. Impact of family practice nursing on outcomes of care for patients with complex needs: a systematic review. 2018; PROSPERO.

  • Poitras ME, Chouinard MC, Fortin M, Gallagher F. Nursing activities for patients with chronic disease in Family Medicine Groups: A practice analysis. Nursing Research. 2018; 67(1) : 35-42


  • Poitras ME, Legaré F, Stacey D, Körner M, Zomahoun Tchala Vignon H, Kienlin S, Gallani, M-C, Bernard-Hamel J., Blanchette, P. Interventions to improve trainers’ learning and behavior for educating health and social care professionals: a systematic review. 2017. PROSPERO. 

  • Bujold M, Pluye P, Legaré F, Haggerty J, Gore G, El Sherif R, Poitras ME, et al. Decisional needs assessment of patients with complex care needs in primary care: a participatory systematic mixed studies review protocol. BMJ Open. 2017; Nov 12;7(11):e016400

  • Girard A, Hudon C, Poitras ME, Roberge P, Chouinard MC. Primary care nursing activities with patients affected by physical chronic disease and common mental disorders: A qualitative descriptive study. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 2017; 26(9-10) : 1385-1394

  • Poitras ME, Chouinard MC, Fortin M, Girard A, Gallagher F. Primary care nurse’s role with patients with chronic diseases: A systematic review. Recherche en soins infirmiers. 2016; 126(3): 24-37.

  • Poitras, ME, Chouinard, MC, Fortin M, Gallagher F. How to report professional practice? A scoping review. BMC Nursing, 2016; 15(31).

  • Chouinard MC, Lavoie M, Poitras ME, Sasseville M, De Jordy LC, Girard A. The journal club as a teaching strategy to develop evidence-based practice for undergraduate students in nursing. Recherche en Soins Infirmiers. 2015; 120; 35-46. 

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