Patricia Patrician, PhD, RN, FAAN
Colonel, US Army (Retired)
Donna Brown Banton Endowed Professor
UAB | The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing
Senior Nurse Faculty, VA Quality Scholars Program, Birmingham VA Medical Center
Dr. Patricia A. Patrician is the Donna Brown Banton Endowed Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She joined the faculty in August 2008, after retiring from a 26-year career with the US Army Nurse Corps. She teaches in the PhD program, mentors pre- and post-doctoral students and fellows and conducts research on nurse staffing, work environment, and quality and safety patient and nurse outcomes. She is currently a co-investigator on a program evaluation of the US Army’s Patient CaringTouch System, an innovative nursing practice model. She is a Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) consultant.
MSS, US Army War College Strategic Studies, 2003 - 2005
PhD, University of Pennsylvania Nursing 1997 - 2002
MSN, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio Critical Care Nursing 1985 - 1988
BSN, Wilkes University Nursing 1978 - 1982
- 2017 Sam Brown Bridge Builder Award, University of Alabama at Birmingham
- 2015 Research Mentorship Award, Interdisciplinary Research Group on Nursing Issues, Academy Health
- 2014 Duncan Neuhauser Curricular Innovation Award in Healthcare Improvement for Bridging the Theory-Practice Gap in Advanced Quality and Patient Safety Courses, Academy for Healthcare Improvement.
- 2009 Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
- 2004 Anita Newcomb McGee Award (Army Nurse of the Year), Washington, DC
Dolansky, M., *Schnexnayder, J., Patrician, P. A. & Sales, A. (2017). Implementation science: new approaches to integrating QSEN competencies in nursing education. Nurse Educator (supplement), 42(5S), 12-17.
*Prapanjaroensin, A., Vance, D. E., & Patrician, P. A. (In press). Burnout in the nursing profession: concept analysis. Workplace Health & Safety.
*Swiger, P. A., Loan, L., Raju, D., Breckenridge- Sproat, S., Miltner, R. S., & Patrician, P. A. (in press). Discovering relationships between the military nursing practice environment and patient outcomes. Research in Nursing & Health.
James, D., Patrician, P. A., & Miltner, R. S. (2017). 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(4), 180-184.
*Prapanjaroensin, A., Patrician, P. A. & Vance, D. E., (2017). Conservation of Resources Theory in nurse burnout and patient safety. Journal of Advanced Nursing. doi: 10.1111/jan.13348 [Epub ahead of print]
*Jennings, J. A. C., Landry, A. Y., Hearld, L. R., Snyder, S. W., Weech-Maldonado, R., & Patrician, P. A. (in press, 2017). Organizational and environmental factors influencing hospital community orientation. Health Care Management Review.
*Swiger, P., Raju, D., Breckenridge-Sproat, S., & Patrician, P.A. (2017). Adaptation of Practice Environment Survey instrument for military nurses: A psychometric analysis. Journal of Advanced Nursing. doi: 10.1111/jan.13276. [2017, Feb 8. Epub ahead of print]
Patrician. P. A., McCarthy, M. S, *Swiger, P. Raju, D., Breckenridge-Sproat, S., Su, X., *Randall, K. H., & Loan, L. A. (2017). Association of temporal variations in staffing with hospital-acquired pressure injury in military hospitals. Research in Nursing and Health, 40(2): 111-119. doi: 10.1002/nur.21781. Epub 2016 Dec 9
*Dick, T., Loan, L. & Patrician, P. A. (2017). The value of nursing care: a concept analysis. Nursing Forum. 017 Apr 13. doi: 10.1111/nuf.12204. [Epub ahead of print]