Hila J Spear

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Affiliation: Liberty University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Applied concepts of holistic nursing. Experiencing the death of my mother. A daughter and nurse's perspective
    Hila J Spear
    Liberty University, USA
    J Holist Nurs 20:187-200. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint A follow-up case study on teenage pregnancy: "havin' a baby isn't a nightmare, but it's really hard"
    Hila J Spear
    Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 30:120-5. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint No link between breast cancer and induced abortion: good science or bad politics?
    Hila J Spear
    Liberty University, Department of Nursing, Lynchburg, VA, USA
    Nurs Forum 39:34-5. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Bereavement & grief related to the loss of a parent
    Hila J Spear
    Liberty University, Department of Nursing, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 43:52-4. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint College students' experiences and attitudes regarding middle and high school-based breastfeeding education
    Hila J Spear
    Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA, USA
    J Sch Nurs 23:276-82. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Qualitative research on adolescent pregnancy: a descriptive review and analysis
    Hila J Spear
    Liberty University Department of Nursing, Lynchburg, Virginia, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 18:397-408. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Personal narratives of adolescent mothers-to-be: contraception, decision making, and future expectations
    Hila J Spear
    Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA 24502, USA
    Public Health Nurs 21:338-46. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Regarding abortion: informed consent or selective disclosure?
    Hila J Spear
    Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA, USA
    Nurs Forum 39:31-2. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint When reality does not meet expectations: the importance of consistent communication, support, and anticipatory guidance for high-risk mothers who plan to breastfeed
    Hila J Spear
    Department of Nursing, Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA, USA
    J Clin Nurs 13:773-5. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint On ethical peer review and publication: the importance of professional conduct and communication
    Hila J Spear
    Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia, USA
    Nurse Author Ed 14:1-3. 2004

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Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Applied concepts of holistic nursing. Experiencing the death of my mother. A daughter and nurse's perspective
    Hila J Spear
    Liberty University, USA
    J Holist Nurs 20:187-200. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint A follow-up case study on teenage pregnancy: "havin' a baby isn't a nightmare, but it's really hard"
    Hila J Spear
    Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 30:120-5. 2004
    ..In addition, some of the findings of this case study were compared and contrasted with the initial study (Spear, 2001), and implications for practice and research are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint No link between breast cancer and induced abortion: good science or bad politics?
    Hila J Spear
    Liberty University, Department of Nursing, Lynchburg, VA, USA
    Nurs Forum 39:34-5. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Bereavement & grief related to the loss of a parent
    Hila J Spear
    Liberty University, Department of Nursing, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 43:52-4. 2005
    ..It is important for nurses and others to be responsive to the complex and individualized grieving process of those who live through the death of a loved one...
  5. ncbi request reprint College students' experiences and attitudes regarding middle and high school-based breastfeeding education
    Hila J Spear
    Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA, USA
    J Sch Nurs 23:276-82. 2007
    ..More education is needed to teach young people about the advantages of breastfeeding and to make breastfeeding a socially and culturally acceptable lifestyle behavior...
  6. ncbi request reprint Qualitative research on adolescent pregnancy: a descriptive review and analysis
    Hila J Spear
    Liberty University Department of Nursing, Lynchburg, Virginia, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 18:397-408. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Personal narratives of adolescent mothers-to-be: contraception, decision making, and future expectations
    Hila J Spear
    Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA 24502, USA
    Public Health Nurs 21:338-46. 2004
    ..Future expectations consistently included support from the fathers of their unborn children. Implications for nursing practice and further research are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Regarding abortion: informed consent or selective disclosure?
    Hila J Spear
    Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA, USA
    Nurs Forum 39:31-2. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint When reality does not meet expectations: the importance of consistent communication, support, and anticipatory guidance for high-risk mothers who plan to breastfeed
    Hila J Spear
    Department of Nursing, Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA, USA
    J Clin Nurs 13:773-5. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint On ethical peer review and publication: the importance of professional conduct and communication
    Hila J Spear
    Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia, USA
    Nurse Author Ed 14:1-3. 2004
    ..Authors deserve and expect professional and ethical behavior from peer reviewers and those in leadership who make final judgments about the publication status of their manuscripts...
  11. ncbi request reprint Nursing theory and knowledge development: a descriptive review of doctoral dissertations, 2000-2004
    Hila J Spear
    Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA 24502, USA
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 30:E1-14. 2007
    ..1% of the researchers studied nursing theories, and 27.5% of the dissertation studies engaged in theory generation. Implications for nursing knowledge development and research specific to practice are discussed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based nursing practice: making progress and making a difference
    Hila J Spear
    Department of Nursing, Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA 24502, USA
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 3:52-4. 2006
  13. ncbi request reprint Policies and practices for maternal support options during childbirth and breastfeeding initiation after cesarean in southeastern hospitals
    Hila J Spear
    Department of Nursing at Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 35:634-43. 2006
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding behaviors and experiences of adolescent mothers
    Hila J Spear
    Department of Nursing, Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 31:106-13. 2006
    ..To examine the breastfeeding experiences and related behaviors of adolescent mothers after discharge from the hospital...
  15. ncbi request reprint Said another way: nurses and politics: what's your political IQ?
    Hila J Spear
    Nursing, Liberty University, 1971 University Blvd, Lynchburg, VA 24502, USA
    Nurs Forum 41:38-40. 2006
  16. ncbi request reprint Baccalaureate nursing students' breastfeeding knowledge: a descriptive survey
    Hila J Spear
    Department of Nursing, Liberty University, 1971 University Blvd, Lynchburg, VA 24502 2269, USA
    Nurse Educ Today 26:332-7. 2006
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Nurses' attitudes, knowledge, and beliefs related to the promotion of breastfeeding among women who bear children during adolescence
    Hila J Spear
    Department of Nursing, Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA 24501, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 19:176-83. 2004
    ..Implications for nursing practice and future research are discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint What does it take to be called a nurse?
    Hila J Spear
    Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA, USA
    Am J Nurs 104:58. 2004
  19. doi request reprint Child visitation policy and practice for maternity units
    Hila J Spear
    Graduate Studies in Nursing, Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 34:372-7. 2009
    ..To examine policies and practices related to sibling and child visitation within southeastern U.S. hospital-based maternity units...
  20. ncbi request reprint Autonomy and adolescence: a concept analysis
    Hila J Spear
    Director of Graduate Studies, Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502 2213, USA
    Public Health Nurs 21:144-52. 2004
    ..Furthermore, understanding the antecedents and consequences of adolescent autonomy will facilitate the development of more appropriate health-promoting interventions based on developmental needs...
  21. ncbi request reprint Reflections on practice: why choose nursing?
    Hila J Spear
    Graduate Education Department of Nursing, Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA, USA
    Nurs Forum 37:32-4. 2002
  22. ncbi request reprint Almost 20 years after a traumatic birth experience: "Joshua is doing just fine"
    Hila J Spear
    Department of Nursing, Liberty University, 1971 University Boulevard, Lynchburg, VA 24502, USA
    Neonatal Netw 21:65-8. 2002
    ..The unique nurse-patient relationship with its focus on caring and support is emphasized, in an attempt to illustrate the value and power of nursing by sharing one's own experiences of nursing practice...
  23. ncbi request reprint Reading, writing, and having babies: a nurturing alternative school program
    Hila J Spear
    Department of Nursing, Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA, USA
    J Sch Nurs 18:293-300. 2002
    ..Recommendations for a more comprehensive school-based approach to meeting the needs of pregnant and parenting teens are made, particularly after the babies are born...
  24. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding & support
    Hila J Spear
    Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA, USA
    AWHONN Lifelines 9:184, 181-3. 2005
  25. doi request reprint School nurses and teachers: attitudes regarding inclusion of breastfeeding education in school curricula
    Hila J Spear
    Graduate Studies in Nursing, Lynchburg, Virginia, USA
    J Sch Nurs 26:137-46. 2010
    ..School nurses are well positioned to promote healthy lifestyle behaviors among student populations and play a pivotal and important role in the promotion of a breastfeeding culture and related positive behaviors...
  26. ncbi request reprint My daughter's journey through infertility and childbirth. A nurse and mother's perspective
    Hila J Spear
    Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA, USA
    AWHONN Lifelines 7:480, 476-9. 2003
  27. ncbi request reprint TV nurses: promoting a positive image of nursing?
    Hila J Spear
    Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA, USA
    J Christ Nurs 27:318-21. 2010
    ..This article evaluates current images of nurses in the media and challenges nurses to engage in professional and public service designed to promote a positive media and public image of nursing...
  28. ncbi request reprint Let's get informed & involved
    Hila J Spear
    Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia, USA
    J Christ Nurs 21:28-9. 2004
  29. ncbi request reprint TV nurses often hurt more than heal
    Hila J Spear
    Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia, USA
    J Christ Nurs 23:32-4. 2006
  30. ncbi request reprint Being witness to a miracle and happy ending: finally meeting Joshua
    Hila J Spear
    Graduate Studies, Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia, USA
    Contemp Nurse 20:297-8. 2005
  31. ncbi request reprint 'Good morning, boys and girls; have you thought about becoming a nurse?'
    Hila J Spear
    Nursing Department, Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA, USA
    Reflect Nurs Leadersh 31:8-9, 36. 2005
  32. ncbi request reprint [Professional practice: why should nursing be chosen?]
    Hila J Spear
    Education Department of Nursing, Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA, USA
    Servir 51:139-41. 2003
  33. ncbi request reprint Touching the spirit
    Hila J Spear
    Liberty University, USA
    J Christ Nurs 20:33-5. 2003
  34. ncbi request reprint [Is there a connection between breast cancer and induced abortion: a question of honest science or a deceitful politics?]
    Hila J Spear
    Servir 53:154-6. 2005
  35. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, and behavior related to pregnancy in a rural teenage population
    Kimberly F Carter
    Radford University, School of Nursing, Box 6964, Radford, VA 24142, USA
    J Community Health Nurs 19:65-75. 2002
    ..School-based and peer-focused programs are promising intervention strategies in response to identified attitudes and reported information sources related to pregnancy and pregnancy prevention...
  36. ncbi request reprint Bad birthing
    Hila J Spear
    Am J Nurs 107:15. 2007
  37. ncbi request reprint The baccalaureate degree for entry into practice: it's time for nursing to take a stand
    Hila J Spear
    Nurse Educ Today 23:243-5. 2003
  38. ncbi request reprint A call to all nurses: get out there and vote!
    Hila J Spear
    RN 67:12. 2004
  39. ncbi request reprint Mother's support options during cesarean childbirth
    Hila J Spear
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 34:150. 2005
  40. ncbi request reprint Influences on advancement of nursing knowledge
    Hila J Spear
    Nurs Sci Q 19:379-80. 2006
  41. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding
    Hila J Spear
    Am J Nurs 105:15. 2005
  42. ncbi request reprint The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP): need for more dialogue
    Hila J Spear
    Online J Issues Nurs 12:16. 2007