Kristen Sethares CV

Kristen Sethares, PhD

Professor

College of Nursing & Health Sciences / Adult

Curriculum Vitae

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Education

2003Boston CollegePhD
1993University of Massachusetts BostonMSN
1987University of Massachusetts DartmouthBS

Teaching

  • Nursing research
  • Quantitative research methods
  • Nursing intervention development
  • Honors thesis writing
  • Mentorship

Teaching

Programs

Teaching

Courses

Apply advanced strategies for selecting and evaluating various research designs used to investigate nursing phenomena. Emphasis is on sampling strategies, instrumentation, data collection methods, data analysis techniques and interpretation of findings. Critically examine scientific rigor and ethical concerns related to research with human subjects.

Weekly seminar discussions or presentations based on nursing or interdisciplinary research, theory development or methods alternating with focused dissertation discussions with faculty. Detailed exploration of grant development skills integrated across the four semester sequence supports skill development for dissertation proposal.

Weekly seminar discussions or presentations based on nursing or interdisciplinary research, theory development or methods alternating with focused dissertation discussions with faculty. Detailed exploration of grant development skills integrated across the four semester sequence supports skill development for dissertation proposal.

Research

Research Activities

  • Assessment of research needs of American Association of Heart Failure Nurses members
  • Dyadic intervention to promote health in HTN patients
  • Promoting self-regulated learning in undergraduate nursing students

Research

Research Interests

  • Self-care of chronic illness and heart failure
  • Self-regulated learning strategies
  • Health literacy in older adults
  • Learning styles
  • Symptom clusters in chronic illness

Select publications

  • Sethares, K.A., Asselin, M.E., Mahoney, D., Nicotera, J., Chung, J., & Schuler, M. (2021).
    Description and comparison of exam wrapper learning strategy use in baccalaureate and associate degree nursing students: A descriptive study.
    Nurse Educator, E pub
  • Sethares, K.A., Viveiros, J.D., & Ayotte, B. (2021).
    Uncertainty levels differ by physical heart failure symptom cluster.
    Applied Nursing Research, 60, 1-5.
  • Sethares, K.A., & Asselin, M.E. (2021).
    Use of exam wrapper metacognitive strategy to promote student self-assessment of learning: An integrative review.
    Nurse Educator, E pub, doi: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000001026.
  • Wareing, S., Sethares, K.A., Chin, E.D., & Ayotte, B.J. (2021).
    Entry and passage variables associated with nursing home adjustment in elders with dementia.
    Geriatric Nursing, 42, 1084-1092.
  • Baah, F., Chittams, B., Carlson, B., Sethares, K.A., Daus, M., Moser, D.K., & Riegel, B. (2021).
    Sociodemographic indicators of social position and self-care maintenance in adults with heart failure.
    Clinical Nursing Research, 30, 847-854.

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