Publications - refereed journals:
Sharpnack, P.A., Quinn Griffin, M.T., Benders, A.M., Fitzpatrick, J.J. (2010). Spiritual and alternative healthcare practices of the Amish. Holistic Nursing Practice, 24:2, March-April 2010, 64-72.
Sharpnack, P., Quinn-Griffin, M., Benders, A., Fitzpatrick, J., (2011). Self-transcendence and spiritual well-being in the Amish, Journal of Holistic Nursing, 29:2, June 2011, 91-97. Also electronically published August 3, 2010 DOI 10.1177/0898010110378043.
Sharpnack, P. & Madigan, E., Using low-fidelity simulation with sophomore nursing students in a baccalaureate nursing program, Nursing Education Perspectives.33:4, July â€“ August 2012, 264-68.
Sharpnack, P., Goliat, L., & Rogers, K., Using standardized patients to teach leadership competencies. Clinical Simulation in Nursing â€“ Available in online version - Accepted for publication September 2011, print publication, March 2013.
Sharpnack, P., Goliat, L. Baker, J., Rogers, K. & Shockey, P., Thinking like a nurse: Using video scenarios to rehearse for professional practice; Under Review.
Sharpnack, L. Samples, L., & Sharpnack, P. (2009). Combining Commitment and Technology to Control Acinetobacter. Infection Control Today, Volume 13, No. 6, June 2009.
Scholarly research (unpublished):
â€œSelf-transcendence, spiritual well-being, spiritual practices and alternative health-care practices of the Amishâ€ â€“ (2009). Thesis completed in partial requirement for Doctorate of Nursing Practice â€“ Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
â€œLeadership Styles and Fiedlerâ€™s Contingency Theoryâ€, (1988). Thesis completed in partial requirement for Master of Science in Nursing Degree from The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio