Letvak, Susan

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Perceptions of an Intensive Care Unit Mentorship Program 2007 1960 Critical care nursing necessitates specialized knowledge and skill acquisition. Because of this, intensive care units have historically hired competent acute care nurses. Due to the current nursing shortage, critical care units are now hiring new gra...
Life is hard : the lived experience of adults with bipolar disorder and comorbid substance use disorder 2009 2658 Purpose: The purpose of this study is to understand and describe the lived experience of adult bipolar patients with comorbid substance use disorder. About 5.7 million American adults or about 2.6 percent of the population age 18 and older in any giv...
The lived experience of the older registered nurse working at the bedside in the critical care unit 2009 4463 This study focuses on the lived experience of the older RN, an area lacking research. The purpose of the study was to discover why the older RN remains working at the bedside in the critical care unit. The purpose of the study was to explore the expe...
The experience of the intimate dyad after weight loss surgery: a qualitative description 2012 1220 This qualitative descriptive study was performed to describe the experience of both members of the intimate dyad after one member had weight loss surgery. A convenience sample of ten dyads was recruited by snowballing sampling techniques through the ...
The adaptation of new registered nurses 2012 4332 New registered nurses report they experience work-related stress, multiple challenges, and negative emotional responses during their first year in practice. There are concerns for quality of health care, patient safety, and turnover in nursing when t...
Does resilience mediate the effects of bullying in nurses? 2013 4318 The overarching purpose of the research was to examine workplace bullying among nurses who work in North Carolina hospital. The research examines the influence of individual factors, individual characteristics and organization factors on physical hea...
Structural empowerment’s influence on nursing outcomes in MagnetTM and non-MagnetTM healthcare organizations 2015 993 The purpose of this study was to examine structural empowerment's impact on nursing outcomes in MagnetTM and non-MagnetTM organizations. This study explored structural empowerment's influence on two quality sensitive indicators, job satisfaction and ...
Stories of African American women who are long-term breast cancer survivors 2016 25 The purpose of this study was to report the stories of African American (AA) women who are disease-free survivors of breast cancer, 10 or more years after initial diagnosis, and consider themselves to be thriving after cancer. Narrative inquiry was u...
Emotion recognition deficits among children with conduct problems and callous-unemotional behaviors: differences by child race 2016 25 Deficits in emotion recognition have been associated with psychopathic and callous-unemotional (CU) behaviors among adults, adolescents, and children. However, few previous studies have examined such associations exclusively during early and middle c...
An educational intervention to improve nursing care of geriatric care in the emergency department 2016 25 The purpose of this study was to explore the effect of an educational intervention on attitudes and knowledge of emergency department (ED) nurses toward the older adult patient and their intentions to change their care behaviors toward this populatio...