Pamela J Springer
Affiliation: Boise State University
- The Idaho dedicated education unit model: cost-effective, high-quality educationPamela J Springer
School of Nursing, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho 83725, USA
Nurse Educ 37:262-7. 2012..The authors describe the successful development of a DEU that resulted in positive student outcomes at reduced cost to both the school and the medical center...
- Using transformational change to improve organizational culture and climate in a school of nursingPamela J Springer
Boise State University, Boise, ID, USA
J Nurs Educ 51:81-8. 2012..Kotter's model for transformational change was used to frame a longitudinal study using the Cultural and Climate Assessment Scale to transform the organizational culture and climate of a school of nursing...
- Development and description of the culture/climate assessment scaleCynthia M Clark
Boise State University, Boise, ID, USA
J Nurs Educ 51:75-80. 2012..Preliminary testing of the CCAS supports its continued use in nursing education and other academic environments...
- Somali Bantu refugees in southwest Idaho: assessment using participatory researchPamela J Springer
Boise State University, Boise, Idaho 83725, USA
ANS Adv Nurs Sci 33:170-81. 2010..The findings indicate that this is a vulnerable population, with limited resources placing them at high risk for health disparities. Further research should focus on obtaining actual health data...
- Enhancing evidence-based practice through collaborationPamela J Springer
Boise State University, Boise, ID 83725, USA
J Nurs Adm 36:534-7. 2006..The authors describe a model of collaboration between a university and medical centers to enhance nurses' knowledge and research skills and provide research opportunities for faculty...
- Academic nurse leaders' role in fostering a culture of civility in nursing educationCynthia M Clark
Department of Nursing, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho, USA
J Nurs Educ 49:319-25. 2010....
- Policy development for disruptive student behaviorsCynthia M Clark
Department of Nursing, Boise State University, Boise, ID 83725 1840, USA
Nurse Educ 33:259-62. 2008..The authors describe the evolution of a comprehensive policy for faculty intervention with at-risk students and provide an exemplar of a situation illustrating the use of the policy...
- Nurse residents' first-hand accounts on transition to practiceCynthia M Clark
Boise State University, School of Nursing, Boise, ID 83725, USA
Nurs Outlook 60:e2-8. 2012..In response, Nurse Residency programs reflect an organizational commitment to support new nurses, allowing them time and support to become competent professional nurses...
- Thoughts on incivility: student and faculty perceptions of uncivil behavior in nursing educationCynthia M Clark
Department of Nursing, Boise State University, Idaho, USA
Nurs Educ Perspect 28:93-7. 2007..The authors argue that further research is needed to increase awareness and understanding about academic incivility, its impact, and its psychological and social consequences...
- Incivility in nursing education: a descriptive study of definitions and prevalenceCynthia M Clark
Department of Nursing, Boise State University, Boise, ID 83725, USA
J Nurs Educ 46:7-14. 2007..Students perceived incivility as a moderate problem in the nursing academic environment. It is imperative that nurse educators help students and faculty cope effectively with these behaviors; the authors discuss strategies to do so...
- Preventing employee injury: implementation of a lift teamPamela J Springer
College of Health Sciences, Boise State University, Boise, ID, USA
AAOHN J 57:143-8. 2009..Results do not show the same reduction in employee injuries described by previous authors. Possible explanations are related to the use of the lift team and policy development...