Susan Letvak

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Nurses' presenteeism and its effects on self-reported quality of care and costs
    Susan A Letvak
    Community Practice Department, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA
    Am J Nurs 112:30-8; quiz 48, 39. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Depression in hospital-employed nurses
    Susan Letvak
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC 27402, USA
    Clin Nurse Spec 26:177-82. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The impact of nurses' health on productivity and quality of care
    Susan Letvak
    School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, PO Box 26170, Greensboro, NC 27402, USA
    J Nurs Adm 41:162-7. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Infusing gerontological nursing content into advanced practice nursing education
    Eileen Kohlenberg
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402, USA
    Nurs Outlook 55:38-43. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Health and safety of older nurses
    Susan Letvak
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro, School of Nursing, 27402, USA
    Nurs Outlook 53:66-72. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Integration of gerontology content in nongeriatric undergraduate nursing courses
    Debbie Hancock
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 27:103-11. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Inclusion of women in nursing research: 1995-2001
    Patricia B Crane
    School of Nursing Research Office, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, USA
    Nurs Res 53:237-42. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Targeted group advising
    Julia W Aucoin
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC 27402, USA
    Nurse Educ 29:226-7. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Findings from a community education needs assessment to facilitate the integration of genomic medicine into primary care
    Carol A Christianson
    Center for Biotechnology, Genomics and Health Research, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
    Genet Med 12:587-93. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint The importance of social support for rural mental health
    Susan Letvak
    University of North Carolina Greensboro, School of Nursing, P O Box 26170, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 23:249-61. 2002

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Nurses' presenteeism and its effects on self-reported quality of care and costs
    Susan A Letvak
    Community Practice Department, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA
    Am J Nurs 112:30-8; quiz 48, 39. 2012
    ..This study sought to investigate the extent to which musculoskeletal pain or depression (or both) in RNs affects their work productivity and self-reported quality of care and considered the associated costs...
  2. doi request reprint Depression in hospital-employed nurses
    Susan Letvak
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC 27402, USA
    Clin Nurse Spec 26:177-82. 2012
    ..Advanced practice nurses can assist with educating nurses on recognizing depression and confidential interventions, including the use of computerized cognitive-based therapy...
  3. doi request reprint The impact of nurses' health on productivity and quality of care
    Susan Letvak
    School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, PO Box 26170, Greensboro, NC 27402, USA
    J Nurs Adm 41:162-7. 2011
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Infusing gerontological nursing content into advanced practice nursing education
    Eileen Kohlenberg
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402, USA
    Nurs Outlook 55:38-43. 2007
    ..We also present helpful Web-based resources for older adult care...
  5. ncbi request reprint Health and safety of older nurses
    Susan Letvak
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro, School of Nursing, 27402, USA
    Nurs Outlook 53:66-72. 2005
    ..Overall, older RNs reported higher levels of physical and mental health than the national norm. Efforts must be made to keep older RNs healthy so we can retain them in the workforce...
  6. ncbi request reprint Integration of gerontology content in nongeriatric undergraduate nursing courses
    Debbie Hancock
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 27:103-11. 2006
    ..This article describes how gerontology content was incorporated into each curricular area and provides examples of classroom and clinical teaching strategies that were successful at this school...
  7. ncbi request reprint Inclusion of women in nursing research: 1995-2001
    Patricia B Crane
    School of Nursing Research Office, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, USA
    Nurs Res 53:237-42. 2004
    ..Although the inclusion of women in research has been examined in medical publications, little is known about how federal mandates have influenced the inclusion of women in research published in nursing journals...
  8. ncbi request reprint Targeted group advising
    Julia W Aucoin
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC 27402, USA
    Nurse Educ 29:226-7. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Findings from a community education needs assessment to facilitate the integration of genomic medicine into primary care
    Carol A Christianson
    Center for Biotechnology, Genomics and Health Research, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
    Genet Med 12:587-93. 2010
    ..To assess the lay public's knowledge of, and beliefs about, genetics and genetic testing to create an educational initiative that promotes acceptance and utilization of genomic medicine in primary health care...
  10. ncbi request reprint The importance of social support for rural mental health
    Susan Letvak
    University of North Carolina Greensboro, School of Nursing, P O Box 26170, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 23:249-61. 2002
    ..Specific strategies are presented which will assist rural health nurses in providing the support systems necessary to help rural residents in managing and coping with stress and mental health problems...
  11. ncbi request reprint Postanesthesia care of the patient suffering from traumatic brain injury
    Susan Letvak
    University of North Carolina Greensboro, NC, USA
    J Perianesth Nurs 18:380-5. 2003
    ..TBI patients provide additional assessment and technological challenges for perianesthesia nursing care. A major goal of PACU nursing is the prevention of secondary head injury during the postanesthesia period...
  12. ncbi request reprint Retaining the older nurse
    Susan Letvak
    The University of North Carolina, Adult Health School of Nursing, Greensboro 2702 6170, USA
    J Nurs Adm 32:387-92. 2002
    ..Specific recommendations are made to assist nurse managers in retaining the older RN...
  13. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing work productivity and intent to stay in nursing
    Susan Letvak
    University North Carolina Greensboro School of Nursing, Greensboro, NC, USA
    Nurs Econ 26:159-65. 2008
    ..Improved work environments may delay older RNs' retirement from the workforce...
  14. ncbi request reprint The impact of worker health on long term care: implications for nursing managers
    Susan Letvak
    School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 31:165-9. 2010
    ..Strategies for nurse managers to recognize and address presenteeism are also discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Reentering the workforce confidently
    Susan Letvak
    University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC, USA
    Nursing 35:51. 2005
  16. pmc Perceptions of barriers in managing diabetes: perspectives of Hispanic immigrant patients and family members
    Jie Hu
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro, School of Nursing, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    Diabetes Educ 39:494-503. 2013
    ..The purpose of the study was to explore perceived barriers among Hispanic immigrants with diabetes and their family members...
  17. pmc The meaning of insulin to Hispanic immigrants with type 2 diabetes and their families
    Jie Hu
    The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, School of Nursing, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    Diabetes Educ 38:263-70. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the meaning of insulin among a sample of Hispanic immigrants with type 2 diabetes and their family members/significant others...
  18. ncbi request reprint The experience of being an older perioperative nurse
    Susan Letvak
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA
    AORN J 78:635-49. 2003
    ..THESE NURSES ALSO ARE VERY WORRIED about the future of nursing, specifically perioperative nursing. They aptly asked, "What's going to happen when the older nurses are gone and no one is here to train the new ones?"..
  19. doi request reprint Innovation in engaging hospital staff and university faculty in research
    Jennifer Zinn
    Operative Services, Moses Cone Health System, 4909 Guilford College Rd, Greensboro, NC 27407, USA
    Clin Nurse Spec 25:193-7. 2011
    ..Specific steps used to develop the dinner, as well as outcomes gained, are discussed...
  20. doi request reprint New graduate survey: factors that influence new nurses' selection of first clinical position
    Peggy Hewitt
    Author Affiliations Clinical Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and Staff Nurse Ms Hewitt, Cardiac Unit and Magnet Program Director and Nursing Newsletter Editor, Cone Health Ms Lackey and Associate Professor and Interim Department Head, Adult Health Nursing Dr Letvak, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    Clin Nurse Spec 27:323-31. 2013
    ..The aim was to survey nurses with 2 to 3 years' experience to determine what factors were involved in the choice of their first nursing position and if they were still in that position...
  21. doi request reprint Differences in health, productivity and quality of care in younger and older nurses
    Susan Letvak
    School of Nursing, UNC Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, USA
    J Nurs Manag 21:914-21. 2013
    ..To determine if younger and older hospital employed nurses have differences in their self-reported health, health related productivity and quality of care...
  22. ncbi request reprint An innovative strategy to enhance new faculty success
    Lynne Porter Lewallen
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA
    Nurs Educ Perspect 24:257-60. 2003
    ..New faculty members in schools of nursing are subject to stress from many sources. This article reports on an innovative strategy that decreases stress for new faculty while facilitating faculty tenure success...
  23. ncbi request reprint Myths and realities of ageism and nursing
    Susan Letvak
    University of North Carolina, Greensboro, USA
    AORN J 75:1101-7. 2002
    ..This article explores ageism as it applies to women and nurses, along with the myths and realities about this prevalent attitude. It also presents strategies for managing and educating the aging nursing workforce...