Carlee Lehna

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In the belief that graduate nursing students should be able to analyze, evaluate, and critique both qualitative and quantitative research methods and should be able to design their own research projects, two faculty members developed a two-course sequence integrating the two methods. The authors, each an expert in one of the methods, describe how they(More)
The purpose of this qualitative research was to explore the effect that current nursing attire has on the image of the nursing profession. A number of nurses and a nonnurse were interviewed to determine how attire affected their perception of today's nurses. The two research questions were as follows: (1) is the changing dress of nurses projecting a(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the extent to which nurses practicing in a pediatric hospital encounter verbal abuse by patients and families and their reactions to this abuse. BACKGROUND Verbal abuse, the most common type of workplace violence against nurses results in declining morale and job satisfaction, and can negatively impact(More)
Profound changes in the health care system have heightened nursing educators' awareness about preparing students for the role of health educator to patients and families. To address this concern, senior students in a child and family course developed a teaching and learning (TL) project oriented toward children's and families' distinctive learning needs.(More)
  • Carlee Lehna
  • The American journal of hospice & palliative care
  • 1995
Although clinicians have described the value of support groups in assisting children mourn the death of someone close, little is known about helping children with bereavement. By understanding what helps children mourn, nurses can better facilitate a healthy bereavement process. The purpose of this mini-ethnographic study, which used observation and(More)
Health literacy--the ability to read, understand, and use health information to make health care decisions--affects health care outcomes, hospitalization costs, and readmission. The purpose of this exploratory mixed-methods study is to determine how two different parent groups (English speaking and Spanish speaking) understand medical care for their(More)
  • Carlee Lehna
  • Journal of pediatric oncology nursing : official…
  • 1998
The diagnosis of childhood cancer in a family member alters a sibling's life, including exposing a sibling to the side effects of cancer therapy, feelings of being displaced, and a possible misunderstanding of what is happening. The purpose of this oral history was to gain a better understanding of the recall and long-term effects of a younger sister's(More)
This article details a program through which two child health faculty members who are advanced practice nurses (APNs) combined practice with teaching undergraduate students in a community-based clinical experience on nursing case management. A collaborative agreement between a university-based Children's Special Services Team (CSST) and school of nursing(More)
In children under 1 year of age, the proportion of unintentional burns increases with infant age and mobility. Infants are not able to avoid burns and are dependent on parental or adult help. Treatment of burns in young children is expensive in terms of the life-long costs. The purpose of this study was to examine changes in home fire safety (HFS) knowledge(More)