Dr. de Cordova’s research includes studying nursing workforce characteristics (i.e., educational preparation, nurse experience, and skill mix) and how these characteristics are associated with quality care. She also examines staffing and work environmental factors that can impact patient outcomes. Her research trajectory focuses on improving patient safety in acute care hospitals.
- Johansen ML, de Cordova PB, Duan W, Martinez ME. & Cimiotti JP. The implications of nurse resources on cardiac care in the emergency department. Applied Nursing Research, 2014, doi: 10.1016/j.apnr.2014.06.002
- de Cordova PB, Phibbs C, Schmitt, SK Stone PW. Night and day in the VA: Associations between night shift staffing, nurse workforce characteristics, and length of stay. Research in Nursing & Health, 2014, Jan 9. doi: 10.1002/nur.21582.
- de Cordova PB, Phibbs C, Stone PW. Perceptions and observations of off-shift nursing. Journal of Nursing Management, 2013, 2: 283-292. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2834.2012.01417.x.
- de Cordova PB, Phibbs C, Bartel A, Stone PW. Twenty-four seven: A systematic review of the off-shift literature. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 2012, 68: 1454-1468. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2012.05976.x
- Lucero RJ, Haomiao J, de Cordova PB, Stone PW. Information technology nurse staffing, and patient needs. Nursing Economic$, 2011, 29: 189-194.
- de Cordova PB, Lucero RJ, Hyun S, Quinlan P, Price K, Stone PW. Using the nursing interventions classification as a potential measure of nurse workload. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 2010, 25: 39-45.