Devine, Christine Ann; Chin, Elizabeth Danells; Sethares, Kristen A.; Asselin, Marilyn E.
About the Authors Christine Ann Devine, PhD, RN, an assistant professor in the Department of Nursing, Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, was a doctoral student at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, when this research was conducted. Elizabeth Danells Chin, PhD, RN, is an associate professor, Department of Adult Nursing, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Kristen A. Sethares, PhD, RN, CNE, FAHA, FHFSA, is a professor, Department of Adult Nursing, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Marilyn E Asselin, PhD, RN, is an adjunct associate professor, College of Nursing, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island. Dr. Devine was a recipient of the National League for Nursing/Eastern Nursing Research Society Doctoral Research Award and a Sigma Theta Tau Iota Phi-at-Large Chapter PhD Dissertation Research Award. This research study was funded by these two awards. For more information, contact Dr. Devine at [email protected].
The authors have declared no conflict of interest.