Patricia Kathryn Amando
University of Miami, USA
Patricia K. Amado, received her undergraduate nursing degree from DeSales University (BSN), her masters degree in nursing education MS(Ed), from Florida Atlantic University and her PhD from Barry University. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Clinical at the University of Miami. Areas of expertise and teaching include undergraduate and graduate courses across the curriculum as well patient and student mentorship. Her research is focused on areas of breast cancer and creating healthy transition post treatment. Amado is also recognized as a speaker in the nursing profession. She has spoken at international conferences and schools of nursing regarding her creation of liminal pathways in transitioning through chronic illness utilizing a liminal pathway to healing and wholeness. Her research formed the basis of a concept analysis framework which she is developing to advance nursing practiceHer most recent project is publishing her dissertation; The Lived Experience of Women with Breast Cancer During the Surveillance Phase of Recovery: A Hermeneutic Phenomenological Inquiry. Also she has several manuscripts awaiting publication related to transition and the art of humor for healing illness and mental stress and maladies.
The Lived Experience of Women with Breast Cancer during the Surveillance Phase of Recovery: A Liminal Process to Healing and Recovery.