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Document Type

Thesis - University Access Only

Award Date

1992

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Graduate Nursing

First Advisor

Margaret Hegge

Keywords

hospital mergers, nurse employment, nurse attitudes

Abstract

The objectives of the study reflect the research questions and are as follows:
1. To determine the moods of the merging nurses prior to an impending merger.
2. To determine the moods of the merging nurses six months following the merger of their institution.
3. To examine the differences between the nurses moods initially and after six months.
4. To examine, six months after the merger, the differences between the nurses moods that had to relocate their practice to a different community versus those that stayed in the same community.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Hospital mergers
Nurses -- Employment
Nurses -- Attitudes

Number of Pages

82

Publisher

South Dakota State University

Rights

Copyright © 1992 Nancy Nelson. All rights reserved

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