Amy Petrinec

Amy Petrinec



Phone: 216.368.6490

Research Interests

  • Physical and psychological impact of critical illness on patients and their family members
  • Development of symptoms of PTSD and comorbid disorders during and after critical illness
  • Stress and coping in the ICU environment

Education Interests

  • Critical Care and Palliative Care Nursing
  • Symptom Management
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

Degrees and alma maters:

  • BSN, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
  • MSN, Ursuline College, Pepper Pike, Ohio
  • PhD, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

Recent Publications:

  • Petrinec, A. & Daly, B. (in press). Post-traumatic stress symptoms in post- ICU family members: review and methodological challenges.Western Journal of Nursing Research.

Accreditations and awards

  • Graduate Partnership Program (GPP) Fellowship, Award Recipient National Institute of Nursing Research and National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Nurse Leader of the Year, Nominee Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington DC

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