Susan Fetzer

Phone: (603) 862-4714
Office: Nursing, Hewitt Hall Rm 265, Durham, NH 03824
Susan Fetzer

New Hampshire Nurse Educators (1994-present, President 1998-2000); Sigma Theta Tau (1978-present, Eta Iota Chapter 1988-present, Secretary, 1999 Vt/NH Chapter APAN, 1989-present); American Society of Post-Anesthesia Nurses (1989-present); American Nurses Association (1982-present); Southern New Hampshire Chapter - AACN (1986-present); American Board of Post Anesthesia Nursing Foundation (Trustee 1993-1997, Vice-President-1994); American Board of Post-Anesthesia Nursing Certification, Board of Directors (1991-1997, President 1993-1995)


  • Ph.D., Nursing Science, Adelphi University
  • M.B.A., Business Admin.&Managemt, Southern New Hampshire University
  • M.S.N., Card Clinical Spec, University of Alabama
  • B.S.N., Nursing Administration, University of Connecticut
  • B.A., Biology/Biological Sciences, University of Connecticut

Courses Taught

  • NURS 611: Care Adult Acute III I Clinic
  • NURS 612: Care Adult Acute Ill II Clin
  • NURS 621: Maternal & Newborn Nursing Lab
  • NURS 694: Top/Clinical Research
  • NURS 721: Integ Prof Nurs Prac Clin
  • NURS 794: Sp Top/Pediatric Urology
  • NURS 955: Practm/Adv Nursing Practice
  • NURS 956: Capstone Project Seminar
  • NURS 962: Science of Adv Nurs Prac
  • NURS 967: Evidence Synthesis
  • NURS 968: Nurs Science/Evid Based Prac

Selected Publications

Hsu, Y. -Y., Wang, W. -M., Fetzer, S. J., Cheng, Y. -M., & Hsu, K. -F. (2018). Longitudinal psychosocial adjustment of women to human papillomavirus infection. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 74(11), 2523-2532. doi:10.1111/jan.13725

Fetzer, S. J. (2018). Considering Reliability. Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing, 33(4), 572-573. doi:10.1016/j.jopan.2018.04.001

Gagne, C., & Fetzer, S. (2018). Early Warning Score Communication Bundle: A Pilot Study. American Journal of Critical Care, 27(3), 238-242. doi:10.4037/ajcc2018513

Herlianita, R., Yen, M., Chen, C. -H., Fetzer, S. J., & Lin, E. C. -L. (2018). Perception of Spirituality and Spiritual Care among Muslim Nurses in Indonesia. Journal of Religion and Health, 57(2), 762-773. doi:10.1007/s10943-017-0437-6

Fetzer, S. J. (2018). Considering the Setting. Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing, 33(2), 235-236. doi:10.1016/j.jopan.2017.12.005

Lin, M. -F., Hsieh, Y. -J., Hsu, Y. -Y., Fetzer, S., & Hsu, M. -C. (2011). A randomised controlled trial of the effect of music therapy and verbal relaxation on chemotherapy-induced anxiety. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 20(7-8), 988-999. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2702.2010.03525.x

Hooper, V. D., Chard, R., Clifford, T., Fetzer, S., Fossum, S., Godden, B., . . . Wilson, L. (2010). ASPAN’s Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline for the Promotion of Perioperative Normothermia: Second Edition. Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing, 25(6), 346-365. doi:10.1016/j.jopan.2010.10.006

Hooper, V. D., Chard, R., Clifford, T., Fetzer, S., Fossum, S., Godden, B., . . . Ross, J. (2009). ASPAN's Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline for the Promotion of Perioperative Normothermia. Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing, 24(5), 271-287. doi:10.1016/j.jopan.2009.09.001

Chou, F. -H., Avant, K. C., Kuo, S. -H., & Fetzer, S. J. (2008). Relationships between nausea and vomiting, perceived stress, social support, pregnancy planning, and psychosocial adaptation in a sample of mothers: A questionnaire survey. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 45(8), 1185-1191. doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2007.08.004

Wang, W. -L., Lee, H. -L., & Fetzer, S. J. (2006). Challenges and Strategies of Instrument Translation. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 28(3), 310-321. doi:10.1177/0193945905284712

Most Cited Publications