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June H Larrabee    



June H Larrabee



Middle Range Nursing Theory. Quality of Nursing Care.

June H. Larrabee, PhD, RN
Professor, WVU School of Nursing and Clinical Investigator, WVU Hospitals
P.O. Box 9630
Morgantown, WV 26508
304-293-2517 (FAX)


Her areas of expertise include:

Quality of Care
Patient Satisfaction
Patient Outcomes
Patient Perceptions
Context of Care

  • Quality of Nursing Care - A theoretical model of quality, based on an organismic worldview, provides a framework for understanding health care quality. (Information from Nursingtheory.net)

Co-authored articles by Larrabee: Interdisciplinary monitoring of medication errors in a nursing quality assurance program Larrabee, June H.; Ruckstuhl, Marie; Salmons, Joan; Smith, Lynn Journal of Nursing Quality Assurance 1991 July; 5(4): 69-78

Home Care Training For Family Caregivers Of Rural Elders - Rosswurm, EdD, RN, CS, FAAN (Principal Investigator) June H. Larrabee, PhD, RN (Co-Investigator)

A Pilot Study.  Volume 2, Number 1: Difference In Nursing Documentation Before And After Computerization. Sandy Boldreghini, RN, MSN & June H. Larrabee, RN, PhD. On-line Journal of Nursing Informatics. Volume 2, Number 1 Winter 1998.



Publications re the Model of Quality


1.         Larrabee, J.H., Emerging model of quality. Image - Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 1996. 28(4): p. 353-8.

2.         Larrabee, J.H., J.A. Ferri, and M.T. Hartig, Patient satisfaction with nurse practitioner care in primary care. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 1997. 11(5): p. 9-14.

3.         Boldreghini, S. and J.H. Larrabee, Difference in nursing documentation before and after computerization: A pilot study. On-Line Journal of Nursing Informatics, 1998. 2(1).

4.         Hunter, M.A. and J.H. Larrabee, Women's perceptions of quality and benefits of postpartum care. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 1998. 13(2): p. 21-30.

5.         Larrabee, J.H., L.V. Bolden, and M.R. Knight, The lived experience of patient prudence in health care. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 1998. 28(4): p. 802-8.

6.         French, K.S. and J.H. Larrabee, Relationships Among Educational Material Readability, Client Literacy, Perceived Beneficence and Perceived Quality. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 1999. 13(6): p. 68-82.

7.         Larrabee, J.H. and L.V. Bolden, Defining patient-perceived quality of nursing care. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 2001. 16(1): p. 34-60; quiz 74-5.

8.         Larrabee, J.H., et al., Evaluation of documentation before and after implementation of a nursing information system in an acute care hospital. Computers in Nursing, 2001. 19(2): p. 56-65; quiz 66-8.


Publications re the Model for Evidence-Based Practice Change


9.         Rosswurm, M.A. and J.H. Larrabee, A model for change to evidence-based practice. Image - Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 1999. 31(4): p. 317-322.

10.       St. Clair, K. and J.H. Larrabee, Clean vs. Sterile Gloves: Which to Use for Postoperative Dressing Changes? Outcomes Management, 2002. 6(1): p. 17-21.

11.       Larrabee, J.H., Advancing quality improvement through using the best evidence to change practice. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 2004. 19(1): p. 10-13.

12.       Larrabee, J.H., Achieving outcomes in a joint-appointment role. Outcomes Management for Nursing Practice, 2001. 5(2): p. 52-56.

13.       Maramba, P.J., et al., Discharge planning process: applying a model for evidence-based practice. J Nurs Care Qual, 2004. 19(2): p. 123-9.


Other publications related to quality of care


14.       Larrabee, J.H., et al., Predictors of Patient Satisfaction with Inpatient Hospital Nursing Care. Research in Nursing & Health, 2004. 27: p. 254-268.

15.       Simoni, P.S., et al., Influence of interpretive styles of stress resiliency on registered nurse empowerment. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 2004. 28(3): p. 221-4.

16.       Iaquinta, M.L. and J.H. Larrabee, Phenomenological lived experience of patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 2004. 19(3): p. 280-289.

17.       Rosswurm, M.A., J.H. Larrabee, and B.L. Nunley, Improving geriatric care knowledge, competency, and resourcefulness of home care nurses and aides. Home Healthcare Nurse, 2003. 21(5): p. 300-6.

18.       Larrabee, J.H., et al., Predictors of registered nurse job satisfaction and intent to leave. Journal of Nursing Administration, 2003. 33(5): p. 271-283.

19.       Sawyer, L.M., et al., Expanding American Nurses Association nursing quality indicators to community-based practices. Outcomes Management, 2002. 6(2): p. 53-61.

20.       Rosswurm, M.A., J.H. Larrabee, and J. Zhang, Training family caregivers of dependent elderly adults through on-site and telecommunications programs. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 2002. 28(7): p. 27-38.

21.       Larrabee, J.H., U.S. health care revolution: cost and quality challenges. International Journal of Quality Science, 1996. 1(2): p. 26-39.

22.       Beck, K.L. and J.H. Larrabee, Measuring patients' perceptions of nursing care. Nurs Manage, 1996. 27(9): p. 32B-D.

23.       Larrabee, J.H., V.F. Engle, and E.A. Tolley, Predictors of patient-perceived quality. Scand J Caring Sci, 1995. 9(3): p. 153-64.

24.       Larrabee, J.H., The changing role of the consumer in health care quality. J Nurs Care Qual, 1995. 9(2): p. 8-15.

25.       Beck, K.L. and J.H. Larrabee, A simultaneous analysis of nursing care quality and cost. J Nurs Care Qual, 1995. 9(4): p. 63-71.

26.       Rogers, K.C., J.H. Larrabee, and M.R. Knight, PROSTAR: a recognition and reward program for empowering nurses to improve quality. J Nurs Care Qual, 1992. 6(2): p. 1-8.

27.       Larrabee, J.H., et al., Developing and implementing computer-generated nursing care plans. J Nurs Care Qual, 1992. 6(2): p. 56-62.

28.       Ruckstuhl, M.C., et al., Patient falls: an outcome indicator. J Nurs Care Qual, 1991. 6(1): p. 25-9.    

29.       Larrabee, J.H., et al., Interdisciplinary monitoring of medication errors in a nursing quality assurance program. J Nurs Qual Assur, 1991. 5(4): p. 69-7

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