Kristen Sethares, PhD

Professor

Nursing & Health Sciences / Adult

Curriculum Vitae

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Education

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

Teaching

  • Nursing
  • Research methods
  • Intervention development

Teaching

Programs

Teaching

Courses

Critically analyze and synthesize various evidence-based strategies and programs of research related to living with chronic illness. Critique the development, theoretical underpinnings, scientific rigor and outcomes of interventions to manage phenomena of concern to persons living with chronic illness. The role of the PhD-prepared nurse as leader and member of the interdisciplinary research team generating and translating evidence-based interventions is highlighted.

Critically analyze and synthesize various evidence-based strategies and programs of research related to living with chronic illness. Critique the development, theoretical underpinnings, scientific rigor and outcomes of interventions to manage phenomena of concern to persons living with chronic illness. The role of the PhD-prepared nurse as leader and member of the interdisciplinary research team generating and translating evidence-based interventions is highlighted.

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.

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 Interests

  • Self-care
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Symptom management
  • Health literacy
  • Learning styles

Select publications

Foster, M., Albanese, C., Chen, Q., Sethares, K.A., Evans, S., Lehmann, L.S., Spencer, J., & Jacob, J. (2020).
Design and user testing of a heart failure dashboard to improve Veteran care
Applied Clinical Informatics, 11, 153-159.

Viveiros, J., Chamberlain, B., O’Hair, A., & Sethares, K.A. (2019).
Meditation interventions among heart failure patients: An integrative review
European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 192-198.

Riegel B, Barbaranelli C, Carlson B, Sethares KA, Daus M, Moser DK, Miller J, Osokpo O, Lee S, Brown S, & Vellone E (2019).
Psychometric Testing of the Revised Self-Care of Heart Failure Index
Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 38, 183-192.

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