Susan Kleiman, PhD., RN, CS, NP





6/26/2002 “Theoretical concepts of Humanism in nursing,” Seminar on Nursing as a Human Science, Lehman College


4/20/91  "Humanistic Nursing Theory: A conceptual framework and clinical applications," presented at the Third South Florida Nursing Theorist Conference, Cedars Medical Center, Miami, Florida


11/90  "Sexual assault and the impact it has on professionals working with its victims,” presentation and

 workshop given at Marywood College, Scranton, Pa.


11/90 "Seminar on clinical supervision,” Hillside Hospital


3/7/90 "Exploring the impact of sexual trauma in psychiatric patients” presented at Grand Rounds at

 Hillside Hospital, Long Island Jewish Medical Center


1/23/90 “Psychiatric Nursing:  The fulcrum between biological and psycho-social perspectives,” Long Island

Jewish Medical Center, research conference Psychiatric Research Our Hope for the Future Long Island

Jewish Medical Center, Glen Oaks, N.Y.


11/89   Workshop on unit based standards and unit programming, LIJ Medical Center.


10/89     "The treatment of dual diagnosis patients in a day hospital treatment program," presented at the Hospital and Community Psychiatry Conference sponsored by the APA in Philadelphia, Pa.


11/88   "The role of the Nursing Care Coordinator in a decentralized model,” LIJ Medical Center    


5/86     "A phenomenological study of patient's experiences as they enter and become engaged in treatment

in a psychiatric day hospital," Research Day Conference, Long Island Jewish Medical Center & Adelphi



11/85   "The phenomenological approach:  The process, the experience and the outcomes of a group

investigation.” Research Colloquium, Adelphi University.


4/84 "The professional and personal dilemmas of modern women," Hillside Hospital.


9/81 "The multifaceted yet distinct role of the nurse in the treatment of day hospital patients," American

Association of Partial Hospitalization”, San Diego.



Selected Publications:


Kleiman, S. (2002). The Lived-experiences of Nurse Practitioner’s Interacting with their Patients. (Doctoral dissertation, Adelphi University, 2002). University Microfilms, UMI Number 3051569. International


Kleiman, S. (2001). “Josephine Paterson and Loretta Zderad Humanistic Nursing Theory with Clinical Applications,” in Nursing Theories and Nursing Practice. Marilyn Parker, Editor, 2001. Philadelphia: F. A. Davis Co.  pp. 151-178.


Kleiman, S. (1993). “Reflections on Knowing Josephine Paterson and Loretta Zderad,” “Humanistic Nursing Theory" and “Clinical Applications of Humanistic Nursing Theory,” Nursing Theories in Practice. Volume II, Marilyn Parker, Editor, 1993, National League for Nursing, New York, pp. 15-35.


“Humanistic Nursing:  The Phenomenological Theory of Paterson and Zderad," in Case Studies in Nursing Theory, edited by Patricia Winstead-Fry, 1986, National League for

Nursing, New York, pp. 167-195.