Jonas V Nurse Leader Scholar

Adam Booth, BSN, RN

University of Louisville
PhD Student

Adam Booth graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Indiana University Southeast in 2010 and began working in the surgical intensive care unit (ICU) at the University of Louisville (UofL) Hospital. His clinical experience over the past six years has shaped his research interest in moral distress (MD) experienced by nurses caring for patients at the end-of-life (EOL). He is interested in improving the quality of care delivered and the quality of life of patients at the EOL in the ICU by addressing ethical dilemmas nurses experience in practice. He enrolled in the BSN to PhD program at UofL in the Fall 2014 and began pursuing coursework to address his clinical research interests. In addition, he is a graduate research assistant at the school where he helps professors with literature reviews, data collection, data entry, data analysis, and manuscript formatting. He has since published a research article titled,