Positions

Overview

  • Patricia A. Patrician, PhD, RN, FAAN, is the Donna Brown Banton Endowed Professor in the UAB School of Nursing. She joined the UAB faculty in August 2008 after having served 26 years in the US Army Nurse Corps, where she held clinical, administrative, educational, and research positions. Her final position prior to military retirement was Chief, Department of Nursing Science, Academy of Health Sciences, Ft. Sam Houston (San Antonio), TX. At UAB, she teaches in the Nursing and Health Systems Administration and PhD Programs.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Fatigue in Long-Haul Truck Drivers: A Concept Analysis.Workplace Health and Safety.  67:68-77. 2019
    2019 Misaligned core body temperature rhythms impact cognitive performance of hospital shift work nurses.Neurobiology of Learning and Memory2019
    2018 Self-Reported Adherence to High Reliability Practices Among Participants in the Children's Hospitals' Solutions for Patient Safety Collaborative.Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety2018
    2018 I Serve 2: Identifying and caring for military-connected children in civilian primary care settings.Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.  30:614-618. 2018
    2018 Mapping and Sustaining Leadership Development: An Innovation Academic Service PartnershipJONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration.  48:567-573. 2018
    2018 The effect of data-entry template design and anesthesia provider workload on documentation accuracy, documentation efficiency, and user-satisfaction.International Journal of Medical Informatics.  118:29-35. 2018
    2018 Mapping and sustaining a personal leadership journeyJournal of Nursing Administration.2018
    2018 The value of staff feedback when implementing a new care delivery framework.American Journal of Nursing.2018
    2018 Relationships between Army nursing practice environments and patient outcomes.Research in Nursing and Health.  41:131-144. 2018
    2018 Longitudinal analysis of high-technology medical services and hospital financial performance.Health Care Management Review.  43:2-11. 2018
    2017 Conservation of Resources Theory in nurse burnout and patient safetyJournal of Advanced Nursing2017
    2017 Conservation of resources theory in nurse burnout and patient safety.Journal of Advanced Nursing.  73:2558-2565. 2017
    2017 The Value of Nursing Care: A Concept Analysis.Nursing Forum.  52:357-365. 2017
    2017 Organizational and Environmental Factors Influencing Hospital Community Orientation.Health Care Management Review2017
    2017 A program evaluation of the Patient CaringTouch System (PCTS): A pre- and post-implementation assessment.Nursing Outlook2017
    2017 A program evaluation of the Patient CaringTouch System: A pre- and postimplementation assessment.Nursing Outlook.  65:S109-S119. 2017
    2017 Adaptation of the Practice Environment Scale for military nurses: a psychometric analysis.Journal of Advanced Nursing.  73:2219-2236. 2017
    2017 Implementation science: new approaches to integrating QSEN competencies in nursing educationNurse Educator2017
    2017 The Practice Environment Scale of the Nursing Work Index: An updated review and recommendations for use.International Journal of Nursing Studies.  74:76-84. 2017
    2017 Twenty years of staffing, practice environment, and outcomes research in military nursing.Nursing Outlook.  65:S120-S129. 2017
    2017 Twenty years of staffing, practice environment, and outcomes research in military nursing: What have we learned?Nursing Outlook2017
    2017 I Serve 2: Identifying and caring for military connected children in civilian primary care settings.Journal of the American Association of Nursing Practitioners.2017
    2017 The Practice Environment Scale of the Nursing Work Index: An updated review and recommendations for useNusring Studies2017
    2017 Burnout in the nursing profession: concept analysis.Workplace Health & Safety.2017
    2017 First steps in improving blood pressure control among primary care hypertensive veterans utilizing quality improvement tools.Alabama Nurse2017
    2017 Association of hospital-acquired pressure injury with temporal variations in staffing in military hospitals.Research in Nursing and Health.2017
    2017 The value of nursing care: a concept analysisNursing Forum2017
    2017 Examining the Relationship between Community Orientation and Hospital Financial PerformanceJournal of Organizational Psychology.  17. 2017
    2017 A quantitative description of high reliability practice among children’s hospitals participating in the Children’s Hospitals’ Solutions for Patient Safety Collaborative.Joint Commission Journal of Patient Safety.2017
    2017 Barriers to re-entry into anesthesia practice after substance use disorder: A concept analysisWorkplace Health & Safety2017
    2017 Cardiovascular disease risk among breast cancer survivors: an evolutionary concept analysisNursing : Research and Reviews.  Volume 7:9-16. 2017
    2017 Development of an instrument to measure the concept of workload for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs).Journal of Nursing Measurement.2017
    2017 Dimensions of fatigue in long-haul truck drivers: A concept analysisAAOHN Journal2017
    2017 Should the Practice Environment Scale be used in non-registered nurse populations?Clinical Nursing Studies.2017
    2017 The psychometric analysis of an instrument to measure the concept of workload for certified registered nurse anesthetists.AANA Journal2017
    2016 Association of Temporal Variations in Staffing With Hospital-Acquired Pressure Injury in Military Hospitals.Research in Nursing and Health.  40:111-119. 2016
    2016 Coping Strategies of Nurses in a Palliative Care Unit.Journal- National Black Nurses Association.  27:50-54. 2016
    2016 "I Serve 2": Meeting the needs of military children in civilian practice.Nursing Outlook.  64:485-490. 2016
    2016 Nursing workload in the acute-care setting: A concept analysis of nursing workload.Nursing Outlook.  64:244-254. 2016
    2016 Trouble with the pharmacy: Case study for Chapter 7. (pp. 563-567)Introduction to Healthcare Management, 3rd ed. (Buchbinder, S. & Shanks, N. Eds.).2016
    2016 Correlating high reliability organization practices with preventable harms across children’s hospitals participating in the Children’s Hospitals’ Solutions for Patient Safety Collaborative 2016
    2016 Just culture and the impact on high reliabilityAchieving High Reliability through Patient Safety and Quality Improvement: A Practical Handbook2016
    2016 Uniting academia and practice in nursing: Using QSEN to improve the quality and safety of health careAmerican Nurse Today2016
    2015 A nursing care redesign framework for system-wide improvement: The Patient Caring Touch SystemClinical Nursing Studies2015
    2015 Building a Unit-Level Mentored Program to Sustain a Culture of Inquiry for Evidence-Based Practice.Clinical Nurse Specialist.  29:329-337. 2015
    2015 Building a unit-level mentored program to sustain a culture of inquiry for evidence-based practiceClinical Nurse Specialist2015
    2015 Professional development needs of nurse managersJournal of Continuing Education in Nursing2015
    2015 Professional development needs of nurse managers.Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing.  46:252-258. 2015
    2015 Exploring factors associated with pressure ulcers: a data mining approach.International Journal of Nursing Studies.  52:102-111. 2015
    2014 Best practices for conducting an RCA: Are there any?Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare2014
    2014 Learning by doing: observing an interprofessional process as an interprofessional team.Journal of Interprofessional Care.  28:249-251. 2014
    2014 Handoff communication from the emergency department to primary care.Topics in Emergency Medicine.  36:44-51. 2014
    2014 Using item response theory models to evaluate the Practice Environment Scale.Journal of Nursing Measurement.  22:323-341. 2014
    2013 Equipping the nursing workforce to care for the unique needs of veterans and their familiesNurse Leader.  11:45-48. 2013
    2013 Equipping the nursing workforce to care for the unique needs of veterans and their families.Nurse Leader2013
    2013 Hospital nursing units in the USA: government ownership, Magnet designation, unit population age group and higher skill mix are associated with lower nursing turnover.Evidence-Based Nursing.  16:119-120. 2013
    2013 Use, knowledge, and attitudes toward evidence based practice among nursing staffThe Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing2013
    2013 Use, knowledge, and attitudes toward evidence-based practice among nursing staff.Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing.  44:246-254. 2013
    2013 A cross-sectional study examining factors related to critical thinking in nursing.Journal for Nurses in Professional Development.  29:8-15. 2013
    2013 The Veterans Affairs National Quality Scholars program: a model for interprofessional education in quality and safety.Journal of Nursing Care Quality.  28:24-32. 2013
    2012 Chapter 6: Building on change: concepts for improving any clinical process (pp. 85-96).Practice Based Learning and Improvement: A clinical improvement action guide2012
    2012 Implementing and sustaining organizational changePractice Based Learning and Improvement, 4th ed2012
    2012 Practice based learning and improvement 2012
    2012 Staffing matters-every shift: data from the Military Nursing Outcomes Database can be used to demonstrate that the right number and mix of nurses prevent errors.American Journal of Nursing.  112:22-27. 2012
    2012 Graduate Practicums in Nursing Administration Programs: Current Approaches and Recommendations. Findings from the CGEAN Task Force on Clinical Experiences and Intensity.Journal of Nursing Administration2012
    2012 Graduate practicums in nursing administration programs: current approaches and recommendations.JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration.  42:454-457. 2012
    2012 Incorporating quality and safety education into a nursing administration curriculum.JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration.  42:478-482. 2012
    2012 Nurturing charge nurses for future leadership rolesJournal of Nursing Administration2012
    2012 Nurturing charge nurses for future leadership roles.JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration.  42:461-466. 2012
    2012 Using quality and safety education for nurses' competencies to guide nursing administration curriculum redesignJournal of Nursing Administration2012
    2012 Comparison of nurse burnout across Army hospital practice environments.Image.  44:274-283. 2012
    2012 Interprofessional education in action: the VA Quality Scholars fellowship program.Nursing Clinics of North America.  47:347-354. 2012
    2012 Influence of unit-level staffing on medication errors and falls in military hospitals.Western Journal of Nursing Research.  34:455-474. 2012
    2012 Mastering improvement science skills in the new era of quality and safety: The Veterans Affairs National Quality Scholars ProgramJournal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice2012
    2012 Mastering improvement science skills in the new era of quality and safety: the Veterans Affairs National Quality Scholars Program.Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice.  18:508-514. 2012
    2012 What is health services and health policy research and why is it important?Southern Connections2012
    2012 Increasing testicular self-examination in active duty soldiers: an intervention study.Medsurg Nursing.  21:97-102. 2012
    2012 Response to "a call for consideration of needlestick injury data in evaluating staffing effectiveness"American Journal of Infection Control.  40:81. 2012
    2011 Needlestick injuries among nursing staff: association with shift-level staffing.American Journal of Infection Control.  39:477-482. 2011
    2011 Journal venues for safety and quality improvement publicationsSociety of General Internal Medicine, Academic Hospitalist Task Force2011
    2011 Readability and usefulness of the clinical microsystem assessment tool.Journal of Nursing Care Quality.  26:186-191. 2011
    2011 The association of shift-level nurse staffing with adverse patient events.JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration.  41:64-70. 2011
    2011 Participation in a national nursing outcomes database: monitoring outcomes over time.Nursing Administration Quarterly.  35:72-81. 2011
    2010 Towards evidence-based management: creating an informative database of nursing-sensitive indicators.Image.  42:358-366. 2010
    2010 Organizational determinants of work outcomes and quality care ratings among Army Medical Department registered nurses.Research in Nursing and Health.  33:99-110. 2010
    2009 Medication error reporting and the work environment in a military setting.Journal of Nursing Care Quality.  24:277-286. 2009
    2005 Designing and implementing a national database depicting quality of nursing care and staffing effectivenessArmy Medical Department Journal2005
    2004 Single-item graphic representational scales.Nursing Research.  53:347-352. 2004
    2003 Military nursing at the forefront: the Army Forward Surgical Team.Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America.  15:193-200. 2003
    2002 Multiple imputation for missing data.Research in Nursing and Health.  25:76-84. 2002
    2002 The impact of nurses’ work environments on satisfaction & job resignationDoctoral Dissertation, University of Pennsylvania2002
    2001 Back to the future: Entry to practice in OntarioAmerican Journal of Nursing2001
    2001 Entry into Practice in OntarioAmerican Journal of Nursing.  101:73-76. 2001
    2001 Entry into practice in Ontario. A new initiative may have implications for American nursing.American Journal of Nursing.  101:73-76. 2001
    2000 Measuring organizational traits of hospitals: the Revised Nursing Work Index.Nursing Research.  49:146-153. 2000
    2000 Measuring the nursing practice environment: The Revised Nursing Work IndexNursing Research2000
    2000 Temporary pacemakersSeminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia.  4:152-161. 2000
    1998 An overview of health care spending patterns in the United States: Using national data sources to explore trends in nursing servicesOnline Journal of Issues in Nursing.  3. 1998
    1995 Managed care at Eisenhower Army Medical Center: an initial experience.Military Medicine.  160:384-388. 1995
    1995 Managed care at Eisenhower Army Medical CenterMilitary Medicine1995
    Burnout in the nursing profession: concept analysisWorkplace Health & Safety.
    Implementation Science: New Approaches to Integrating Quality and Safety Education for Nurses Competencies in Nursing Education.Nurse Educator.  42:S12-S17.
    Implementation science: new approaches to integrating QSEN competencies in nursing education.Nurse Educator
    Should the Practice Environment Scale be used in non-registered nurse populations?Clinical Nursing Studies
    Testing for Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN): Reflections From Using QSEN as a Framework for RN Orientation.Journal for Nurses in Professional Development.  33:180-184.
    The Practice Environment Scale of the Nursing Work Index: An updated review and recommendations for use.International Journal of Nursing Studies
    The relationship of hospital interdepartmental transfers with patient experience
    The value of nursing care: a concept analysisNursing Forum.

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2016 Ch. 7. Quality improvement basics (pp. 145-166) 2016
    2012 Implementing, Spreading, and Sustaining Organizational Change 2012

    Research Overview

  • Nursing work environments, nursing care quality, nursing sensitive indicators, staffing and patient and nurse outcomes, patient safety, medication administration errors, inpatinet falls, shared governance, circadian misalignment in night shift nurses, cognition in ciircadian misalignment, data driven decision making for nurse managers and leaders
  • Teaching Activities

  • NUR755 - Crit Analys TheorModl Frame (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NRM798L - Research Immersion (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR755 - Crit Analys TheorModl Frame (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR791 - Indep Study Clinical Nursing (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR737 - Interdscipln Ldrship Role Dev (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR757 - Health Services Research Nurs (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR755 - Crit Analys TheorModl Frame (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NRM798L - Research Immersion (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR757 - Health Services Research Nurs (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR797 - Writing the Dissertation (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR755 - Crit Analys TheorModl Frame (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NRM798L - Research Immersion (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR755 - Crit Analys TheorModl Frame (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NHSA631 - Adv Quality/Patient Safety (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NHSA631 - Adv Quality/Patient Safety (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR734L - Adv Experiential Clin Course (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR791 - Indep Study Clinical Nursing (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR791 - Indep Study Clinical Nursing (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NHSA631 - Adv Quality/Patient Safety (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NHSA630 - Health Services Marketing Mgt (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NHSA685L - NHSA Practicum I (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NHSA630 - Health Services Marketing Mgt (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR791 - Indep Study Clinical Nursing (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR736 - Application of Best Practices (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR791 - Indep Study Clinical Nursing (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NHSA685L - NHSA Practicum I (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR791 - Indep Study Clinical Nursing (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NHSA630 - Health Services Marketing Mgt (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR732 - Design Stat Methods Adv Prac (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR732 - Design Stat Methods Adv Prac (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR791 - Indep Study Clinical Nursing (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NHSA685 - NHSA Practicum I (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • Full Name

  • Patricia Patrician
  • Blazerid

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