S. Clare Butt, CSFN


Associate Professor

BA, Mathematics, Holy Family University
BS, Nursing, Holy Family University
MSN, Gwynedd Mercy College
Doctor of Philosophy, Nursing, Boston College

Courses Taught

Introduction to Professional Nursing
Transition to Clinical Nursing
Foundations of Nursing Practice

Teaching Focus/Philosophy

Through the use of context, experience, reflection, action and evaluation, the learning process may be accomplished effectively. Teaching and learning that involves not only knowledge and skill development, but also responsible affective involvement and informed ethical evaluation will benefit not just the student, but all of society.

Recent Presentations/Publications

1) Butt, C. M. (2012). Hope in patients with cancer transitioning to survivorship: The Mid-Life Directions workshop as a supportive intervention. Oncology Nursing Forum, 39, E269-E274. doi: 10.1188/12.ONF.E269-E274
2) Butt, C. M. (2011). Hope in adults with cancer: State of the science. Oncology Nursing Forum, 38, E341-E350. doi: 10.1188/11.ONF.E341-E350
3) Butt, C. M. (2010). In response to: Sercekus P. & Mete S. (2010) Effects of antenatal education on maternal prenatal and postpartum adaptation. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 66, 2600-2601.

Awards and Honors

Roy Adaptation Association, Lissie Velasco Whetsell Award, June 2012
Roy Adaptation Association, Carol Baer Award, June 2011
Sigma Theta Tau International, Alpha Chi Chapter Research Grant April 2010
Oncology Nursing Foundation Doctoral Scholarship, 2009-2010
Oncology Nursing Foundation – ONS 10th National Conference on Cancer
Nursing Research Scholarship, February 2009
Fellowship, Boston College School of Nursing, September 2007-May 2009
Excellence in Leadership Award, Berks County End-of-Life Care Coalition,June 2004
American Cancer Society Volunteer Achievement Award, October 2001

S. Clare Butt, CSFN
Office: NEB 117
Phone: 267-341-3658