Dr. Sandra L Siedlecki, PhD, RN, APRN-CNS - Cleveland Clinic - Senior Nurse Scientist

Dr. Sandra L Siedlecki

PhD, RN, APRN-CNS

Cleveland Clinic

Senior Nurse Scientist

Cleveland, OH | United States

Main Specialties: Nursing, Pain Medicine, Statistics

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Dr. Sandra L Siedlecki, PhD, RN, APRN-CNS - Cleveland Clinic - Senior Nurse Scientist

Dr. Sandra L Siedlecki

PhD, RN, APRN-CNS

Introduction

Sandra L. Siedlecki, PhD, RN, APRN-CNS, is a senior nurse scientist in the Office of Nursing Research and Innovation. Dr. Siedlecki spent her clinical career working in critical care and ED/Trauma and her academic career teaching at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. She continues to serve on PhD and DNP committees and provides mentoring to graduate students. Dr. Siedlecki has been an active member of the Midwest Nursing Research Society and Sigma Theta Tau International as well as many other professional organizations specific to her areas of research.

She has published more than 30 peer-reviewed articles, authored two books, and authored chapters for three books. Dr. Siedlecki has also presented nationally and internationally. She is the editor for the research column for the Journal of Clinical Nurse Specialists. Dr. Siedlecki also serves as a reviewer for grants and manuscripts for a number of professional organizations, is an adjunct assistant professor at an Ohio-Based school of nursing, and a contributing faculty member for a well-known international on-line university.

With extensive experience and expertise, Dr. Siedlecki has several research interests and conducts both quantitative and qualitative research studies. She has conducted research on the professional practice environment, the management of chronic pain syndromes, the use of CAM therapy by healthcare professionals, and the long term effects of an Accreta Birth experience on women and their spouses. Her research on the professional practice environment resulted in the first scale to accurately assess the positive aspects of the professional practice environment. She also completed a RCT that demonstrated the impact of a self-administered music intervention on perceptions of power, pain, depression, and disability in working age adults (18-65) with a long standing history of chronic non-malignant pain. Dr. Siedlecki has a personal interest the Accreta Birth Experience and teamed up with the Hope for Accreta Foundation to conduct a large (N>900) international mixed-methods study exploring the long term consequences of this experience on women and their spouses.

Primary Affiliation: Cleveland Clinic - Cleveland, OH , United States

Specialties:

Education

Jan 2005
Case Western Reserve University
PhD
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
May 1992 - May 1992
University of Akron - College of Nursing
MSN
Nursing
May 1987
University of Akron - College of Nursing
BSN
Nursing

Experience

Jan 2017
University of Akron - College of Nursing
Senior Lecturer
Nursing
Jan 2006
Walden University
Contributing Faculty
Health Sciences/graduate program
Jan 2005
Cleveland Clinic
Senior Nurse Scientist
Nursing Research & Innovation

Publications

24Publications

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Avoid Common Mistakes When Presenting Your Research, Evidence-Based Practice, or Quality Improvement Projects.

Clin Nurse Spec 2018 Sep/Oct;32(5):223-226

Author Affiliation: Senior Nurse Scientist, Office of Nursing Research & Innovation, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/NUR.0000000000000393DOI Listing
August 2018
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0.904 Impact Factor

Enhanced early warning system impact on nursing practice: A phenomenological study.

J Adv Nurs 2018 May 25;74(5):1150-1156. Epub 2018 Jan 25.

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jan.13517DOI Listing
May 2018
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Research Intervention Fidelity: Tips to Improve Internal Validity of Your Intervention Studies.

Clin Nurse Spec 2018 Jan/Feb;32(1):12-14

Author Affiliation: Senior Nurse Scientist, Office of Nursing Research & Innovation, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/NUR.0000000000000342DOI Listing
March 2018
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Understanding Interrater Reliability and Validity of Risk Assessment Tools Used to Predict Adverse Clinical Events.

Clin Nurse Spec 2017 Jan/Feb;31(1):23-29

Author Affiliations: Senior Nurse Scientist, Office of Nursing Research and Innovation (Dr Siedlecki); and Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Office of Nursing Research and Innovation, and Clinical Nurse Specialist, Kaufman Center for Heart Failure (Dr Albert), Cleveland Clinic Health System, Ohio.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/NUR.0000000000000260DOI Listing
May 2017
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Original Research: How to Create a Poster That Attracts an Audience.

Am J Nurs 2017 Mar;117(3):48-54

Sandra L. Siedlecki is senior nurse scientist at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH. Contact author: The author has disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.NAJ.0000513287.29624.7eDOI Listing
March 2017
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Research-active clinical nurses: against all odds.

J Clin Nurs 2017 Mar 7;26(5-6):766-773. Epub 2016 Dec 7.

Nursing Research & Innovation, Nursing Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jocn.13523DOI Listing
March 2017
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Survey design research: a tool for answering nursing research questions.

Clin Nurse Spec 2015 Jul-Aug;29(4):E1-8

Author Affiliations: Senior Nurse Scientist, Office of Nursing Research & Innovation, Nursing Institute (Dr Siedlecki); Senior Biostatistician, Department of Quantitative Health Science (Mr Butler); and Nurse Researcher, Office of Nursing Research & Innovation, Nursing Institute (Dr Burchill), Cleveland Clinic, Ohio.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/NUR.0000000000000134DOI Listing
September 2016
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The ethics of peer review: What to know before saying "yes".

Nurs Manage 2016 Jul;47(7):44-8

Sandra L. Siedlecki is a senior nurse scientist for the Office of Research and Innovation at the Cleveland Clinic and an adjunct assistant professor at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She's also contributing faculty at the School of Health Sciences, Walden University.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.NUMA.0000480762.22417.43DOI Listing
July 2016
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Frontline nurse managers' confidence and self-efficacy.

J Nurs Manag 2016 May 13;24(4):533-9. Epub 2016 Jan 13.

Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jonm.12355DOI Listing
May 2016
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Employee Engagement and a Culture of Safety in the Intensive Care Unit.

J Nurs Adm 2016 Jan;46(1):49-54

Author Affiliations: Chief Nursing Officer (Dr Collier), Hillcrest Hospital, Mayfield Heights; Elizabeth Brooks Ford Professor in Nursing (Dr Fitzpatrick) and Associate Professor (Dr Dolansky), Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland; Researcher (Dr Siedlecki), Cleveland Clinic, Ohio.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/NNA.0000000000000292DOI Listing
January 2016
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The ethics of peer review: What to know before saying "yes".

Nursing 2015 Dec;45(12):51-4

Sandra L. Siedlecki is a senior nurse scientist at the Office of Research and Innovation at the Cleveland Clinic and adjunct assistant professor at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She's also contributing faculty at the School of Health Sciences, Walden University.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.NURSE.0000473395.43930.46DOI Listing
December 2015
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Relationships Between Nurses and Physicians Matter.

Online J Issues Nurs 2015 Aug 31;20(3). Epub 2015 Aug 31.

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August 2015
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Exploring how bedside nurses care for patients with chronic pain: a grounded theory study.

Pain Manag Nurs 2014 Sep 5;15(3):565-73. Epub 2013 Mar 5.

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pmn.2012.12.007DOI Listing
September 2014
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Diabetes management unawareness: what do bedside nurses know?

Appl Nurs Res 2014 Aug 20;27(3):157-61. Epub 2013 Dec 20.

Nursing Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apnr.2013.12.003DOI Listing
August 2014
21 Reads
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Caring Behaviors: Perceptions of Acute Care Nurses and Hospitalized Patients with Diabetes.

J Patient Exp 2014 May 1;1(1):26-30. Epub 2014 May 1.

Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/237437431400100107DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5513601PMC
May 2014
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Comparative research design: a guide for the clinical nurse specialist.

Clin Nurse Spec 2013 Mar-Apr;27(2):63-6

Office of Nursing Research and Innovation, Cleveland Clinic, OH, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/NUR.0b013e3182819189DOI Listing
May 2013
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Development and psychometric exploration of the professional practice environment assessment scale.

J Nurs Scholarsh 2011 Dec 19;43(4):421-5. Epub 2011 Sep 19.

Nursing Research & Innovations, Nursing Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1547-5069.2011.01414.xDOI Listing
December 2011
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Racial variation in response to music in a sample of African-American and Caucasian chronic pain patients.

Pain Manag Nurs 2009 Mar;10(1):14-21

Department of Nursing Research & Innovation, Cleveland Clinic, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pmn.2008.08.003DOI Listing
March 2009
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Making a difference through research.

AORN J 2008 Nov;88(5):716-29

Department of Nursing Research and Innovation, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aorn.2008.07.023DOI Listing
November 2008
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Writing for publication: avoiding common ethical pitfalls.

J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 2008 Mar-Apr;35(2):147-50

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.WON.0000313636.83881.22DOI Listing
June 2008
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Developing and implementing a nursing research team in a clinical setting.

J Nurs Adm 2008 Feb;38(2):90-6

Nursing Research and Innovation, Nursing Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.NNA.0000310714.30721.caDOI Listing
February 2008
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Normal pressure hydrocephalus: are you missing the signs?

J Gerontol Nurs 2008 Feb;34(2):27-33; quiz 34-5

Cleveland Clinic, OH 44195, USA.

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February 2008
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Predictors of self-rated health in patients with chronic nonmalignant pain.

Pain Manag Nurs 2006 Sep;7(3):109-16

Department of Nursing Research and Innovation, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pmn.2006.06.004DOI Listing
September 2006
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Assessing chronic pain.

Nursing 2004 May;34(5):17

College of Nursing at the University of Akron in Akron, Ohio, USA.

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May 2004
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