Christina Purpora, RN, PhD
Ph.D. (Nursing) - University of California, San Francisco
MSN (Nursing Education focus) - University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT
BSN - Regis University, Denver, CO
ASN - Ventura College, Ventura, CA
Diploma - Thompson School for Practical Nurses, Brattleboro, VT
Member, Faculty Development Committee
Member, Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects
Horizontal Violence and other similar concepts including Bullying and Incivility
Quality and Safety of Patient Care
Peer Relationships and Peer Communication
Acute Care/Hospital Nursing
- Nursing Fundamentals
- Applied Assessment
Purpora, C., Blegen, M.A., & Stotts, N.A.
(in press). Hospital staff registered nurses' perception
of horizontal violence, peer relationships, and the quality and
safety of patient care. WORK.
Purpora, C., Blegen, M.A., & Stotts, N.A. (2012).
Horizontal violence between hospital staff nurses related to
oppressed self or oppressed group. Journal of Professional
Nursing, 28, 306-314. doi:
Purpora, C., & Blegen, M.A. (2012).
Horizontal violence and the quality and safety of patient care: A
conceptual model. Nursing Research and Practice, 2012, 5
Purpora, C., & Davison-Price, M. (2008).
How to trade an editor's red pen for a peer
editor's compassion. In K.T. Heinrich, A
nurse's guide to presenting and publishing: Dare to
Share (pp. 372-377). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett
Purpora, C. (2005). Nurse vs nurse:
Understanding horizontal violence. LPN 2005, 1(16), 32-36.