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Rayna Letourneau, PhD, RN

Rayna Letourneau, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor, College of Nursing

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  • MDN Building, Room 1002L
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  • PhD, Nursing, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 2017
  • MS, Nursing Administration, University of Rhode Island, 2008
  • BS, Nursing, University of Rhode Island, 2001

Research Interests

  • Nursing workforce development
  • Transition to professional practice
  • Health and wellness of the nursing workforce
  • Quality and safety education for nurses.


  • Advisory Board Member (QSEN Academic Task Force, 2019 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Letourneau RM, Halstead V. Outcomes of a senior RN student virtual clinical practicum. Nursing management. 53(1) : 10-13, 2022.
  • Letourneau RM, McCurry MK. Testing the Nursing Quality and Safety Self-Inventory. Journal for nurses in professional development. 35(5) : 275-280
  • Letourneau RM, McCurry MK. The Effect of Transition to Practice Programs on the Self-Assessment of Newly Licensed Registered Nurses'' Confidence in Quality and Safety Competency Attainment. Nursing education perspectives. 40(3) : 151-156
  • Letourneau RM, Fater KH. Nurse Residency Programs: An integrative Review of the Literature. Nursing education perspectives. 36(2) : 96-101