An Exploratory, Qualitative Study of Perceptions of a Hospital-Based Animal-Assisted Intervention Program
Repository Posting Date2017-09-22T20:46:30Z
Author(s)Richards, Elizabeth A.; Abrahamson, Kathleen; Cai, Yun; O'Haire, Marguerite; Cline, Krista
Author DetailsElizabeth A. Richards, PhD; Kathleen Abrahamson, PhD; Yun Cai, MSN -- School of Nursing, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA; Marguerite O'Haire, PhD, College of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA; Krista Cline, PhD, Sociology and Criminology, Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationDelta Omicron
Other Title(s)Enhancing Patient-Centered Outcomes
The purpose of this qualitative pilot study was to contribute to the body of knowledge surrounding the experiences and perceptions of hospital staff who have participated in a hospital-based animal assisted intervention program.