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Letvak, Susan

UNCG

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TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Perceptions of an Intensive Care Unit Mentorship Program 2007 1149 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 1618 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 3240 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 520 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 2067 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 1330 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...