Date of Document: June 4, 2023
CURRICULUM VITAE

Jennifer K. Pfister
Nurse Practitioner Peds Crit Care
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Critical Care
DNP, CPNP-AC, C-NPT
OFFICE ADDRESS:
Children's Hospital
9000 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Phone: 414-266-3360
Fax: 414-266-3563
Email: jpfister@mcw.edu

EDUCATION:
1987 - 1991 Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
2010 - 2013 Master of Science Degree in Nursing, Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
2019 - 2022 Doctor of Nursing Practice, Pediatric - Acute Care, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
06/2014 Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support Class, Critical Care, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
12/2018 Advanced Practice Provider Curriculum Course,, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society, Miami, FL
08/2019 Kinetic3 Faculty Teaching Academy, yearlong track, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
11/2019 Cactus, Ultrasound Course, Joint Pediatric, Critical Care, International, London, UK
04/2021 Advancing Pediatric Educator Excellence Program (APeX), American Academy of Pediatrics

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
08/2016 - 08/2018 Part-time Clinical Instructor, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
08/2018 - Present Part-time Faculty - Acute Care Graduate Option, Pediatric, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
03/2019 - Present Transport and Medical Control Curriculum - Interdisciplinary project with Rajapreyar, P. & Amidon, M. - lecture series, bedside rounds, simulation and surveys for which IRB approval was required, Transport, Pediatrics, Children's of Wisconsin
12/2020 - Present Development of IPE simulation for transport rotation -Inter-Facility Medical Transport: A Simulation Based Educational Curriculum for Advanced Practice Providers and Critical Care Fellows, Transport, Pediatrics, Children's Wisconsin

HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
1991 - 1993 Staff Nurse, Cardiac Telemetry Unit, St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, WI
1993 - 1995 Staff Nurse, Cardiac Telemetry Unit, St. Joseph’s Regional Medical, Milwaukee, WI
1995 - 2001 Staff Nurse, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
2001 - 2004 Staff Nurse, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2004 - 2013 Transport Nurse Clinician, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
05/2013 - Present Pediatric Critical Care Nurse Practitioner, Pediatrics, Critical Care, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin/Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
04/2020 - Present Clinical Educator, Transport Team, Pediatrics, Critical Care, Children’s Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
05/01/2013 - Present Pediatric Critical Care Nurse Practitioner, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 9000 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
BLS
06/1991
08/2024
PALS
05/2004
08/2024
S.T.A.B.L.E. Lead Instructor
10/2005
01/2024
Neonatal PediatricTransport
09/2012
09/2024
PALS - Instructor
09/2016
08/2022
ATLS
07/2019
07/2023
ACLS
07/2020
08/2024
Neonatal Resuscitation Program
08/2020
08/2022
    

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
RN (WI)
09/1991
02/28/2024
PNCB (Acute care)
07/2013
02/28/2023
WI APN
09/2013
09/30/2024
DEA
10/2013
03/31/2025
    

AWARDS AND HONORS:
2008 Transport Nurse Clinician Excellence Award Winner
2011 Transport Nurse Clinician Excellence Award Nominee
2012 Preceptor Excellence Award Nominee
2013 Summa cum laude, Marquette University
2017 Thomas B. Rice Award , Humility
2019 Expert Clinician Nominee
2020 Expert Teacher Nominee

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2013 - Present Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
2017 National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
2017 Society for Critical Care Medicine
2020 - Present American Academy of Pediatrics, SOTM
2021 National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty (Member)
2022 International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation (Member)
2022 International Pediatric Simulation Society (Member)

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Editorship
2018 - 2022 Subject matter expert for the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
Transport and Medical Control Curriculum Interdisciplinary project with Rajapreyar, P. & Amidon, M.
Dates:
2019 - Present
  
Title:
Inter-Facility Medical Transport: A Simulation Based Educational Curriculum for Advanced Practice Providers and Critical Care Fellows
Dates:
2020 - Present
  
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
Subject matter expert for the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board
Role:
Item Writer
Dates:
2018 - 2022
  

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Pfister, J., IV Smart New Learner Program, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2007 - 2010
Pfister, J., IV skills lecture, RN General Orientation, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2011 - 2013
Pfister, J., PICU/NICU fellow in-service to transport team, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2011 - 2012
Pfister, J., Pediatric Thermoregulation, Flight for Life’s 28th Annual Emergency Services Conference, Fond du Lac, WI, 09/2012
Pfister, J., A is for Airway, Transport team staff meeting, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2014
Pfister, J., Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation, Critical Care Registered Nurse Education Series, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2018 - 2019
Pfister, J., Transport Team Basics., Critical Care Noon conference education series., Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2019
Pfister, J., Transport Ventilator Management, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2019
Pfister, J., Simulation for Medical Control Decision Making, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2020 - 2022
Pfister, J., Cardiac Topics for Transport, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2020
Pfister, J., Transport Modalities, Critical Care Conference Series, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2020 - 2021
Pfister, J., Medical Control Decision Making, Review of Calls, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2020 - 2022
 
Regional
Robinson, A., & Pfister, J., Pediatric Thermoregulation., Flight for Life’s 28th Annual Emergency Services Conference, Fond du Lac, WI, 2012
Pfister, J., & Lerner,L., Delirium in the Hospital Setting., Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Nursing Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI, 2017
Amidon, M., Meyer, M.T., Zhang, L., Simpson, P., Pfister, J., & Rajapreyar, P., Decision making concordance after pediatric transport/medical control curriculum., Virtual Pediatric Critical Care Regional Meeting, 2021
Pfister, J., Decision Airway – Pediatric Perspective., Flight for Life –Wisconsin, Decision Airway, Waukesha, WI, 2022
 
National
McDermott, K., Kuester, J., Pfister, J., & Schindler, C., Development of Entrustable Professional Activities of Distinction for Nurse Practitioner Students., NONPF (National Association of Nurse Practitioner Faculty) 47th Annual Conference, Virtual, 2021
Schindler, C., McDermott, K., Kuester, J., Pfister, J. & Talbert, L., Integration of the Ignatian Pedagogical Paradigm in the Development of Entrustable Professional Activities of Distinction in the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Student, NONPF (National Association of Nurse Practitioner Faculty) 48th Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN, 2022
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
2013 - 2015 Member, PICU PNP Orientation Committee, Critical Care, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2015 - 2019 Member, Code Review Steering Committee, Critical Care, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2018 - 2019 Member, PediResq Committee, Critical Care, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2022 - Present Member, Development and Advancement Resource Group, Children's Wisconsin
 
Hospital
2006 - 2013 Transport Team Expanded Role Skills Lab, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2007 Transport EMS Certification Planning Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2008 - 2013 Transport Team RN Orientation Coordinator, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2011 - 2013 Comfort Zone Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2013 Critical Care Simulation Room Build Out Planning Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2015 Transfer Team Work Group, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2016 - 2019 Medication Reconciliation Group, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2017 - 2018 Co-Lead, Delirium protocol guideline group, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2017 - 2018 Delirium Oversight Work group, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2020 - Present Member, Transport Team Partnership Council, Children's Wisconsin
2021 - Present Member, ASAP documentation improvement, Children's Wisconsin
2022 - Present Member, Acute Care to Critical Care Group (Patient Transfer Process), Children's Wisconsin
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Continuing Medical Education
2021 - Present Interprofessional Education, Core Track.
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Continuing Medical Education
2017 - Present Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, Pediatric Fundamentals Critical Care Support
04/2018 Dairy Cares Simulation Lab, Milwaukee WI., Transport Simulation experience
11/2019 Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, Midwest Sadie Abell Senior Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellow Boot Camp
11/2020 Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellow Boot Camp
02/2021 - Present Children’s Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, The STABLE Program
2022 Marquette University, Interprofessional Education day, facilitator
 
Nursing Student Education
08/2016 Marquette University, Nursing 6535 Advanced Assessment Parent/Child Nursing - Clinical lab instructor
2016 - 2017 Marquette University - Spring Semesters, Invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring - Course: Nursing 6640 Nursing Therapies for Acute/Critical Illness in Children
2016 - 2017 Marquette University - Spring Semesters, Adrenal Insufficiency Case Study - Course: Nursing 6640 Nursing Therapies for Acute/Critical Illness in Children
2016 - 2017 Marquette University - Spring Semesters, Hematology Case Study - Course: Nursing 6640 Nursing Therapies for Acute/Critical Illness in Children
2016 - 2017 Marquette University - Spring Semesters, Oncology Case Studies - Course: Nursing 6640 Nursing Therapies for Acute/Critical Illness in Children
2016 - 2017 Marquette University - Spring Semesters, Dehydration Case Study - Course: Nursing 6640 Nursing Therapies for Acute/Critical Illness in Children
2016 - 2017 Marquette University - Spring Semester, Trauma Case Study - Course: Nursing 6640 Nursing Therapies for Acute/Critical Illness in Children
2016 - 2017 Marquette University - Spring Semesters, Pulmonary Case Study - Course: Nursing 6640 Nursing Therapies for Acute/Critical Illness in Children
2016 - 2017 Marquette University - Spring Semesters, Putting It All Together Simulations - Course: Nursing 6640 Nursing Therapies for Acute/Critical Illness in Children
06/2017 Marquette University, Nursing Advanced Health Assessment - Clinical lab instructor
2017 - 2022 Marquette University - Spring Semesters, Transport Medicine Lecture - Course: Nursing 6640 Nursing Therapies for Acute/Critical Illness in Children
2017 - 2019 Marquette University - Spring Semesters, PIV Start Practicum - Course: Nursing 6640 Nursing Therapies for Acute/Critical Illness in Children
01/2018 - Present Marquette University, Nursing 6536 Chronic/Complex Pediatric Health Conditions - Faculty
08/2018 - Present Marquette University, Nursing 6652 Acutely/Chronically Ill Children Practicum - Faculty
08/2019 - Present Marquette University, Nursing 6640 Nursing Therapeutics for Acute/Critical Illness in Children - Faculty
 

COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
2014 - Present Parish Council Member St. Augustine’s Church West Allis, WI
2020 Flu Clinic- Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Pfister, J., Kuester, J., McDermott, K., Talbert, L. & Schindler, C. (2020). Living the Manatt Report: Advancing the Future of Nursing through Joint Academic Appointments. Journal of Professional Nursing, 37(2), 422-425. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.profnurs.2020.05.004
2. Henningfeld, J., Loomba, R.S., Encalada, S., Magner, K., Pfister, J., Matthews, A., Foy, A. & Mikhailov, T. (2016) Pleural effusion in a child with a ventriculoperitoneal shunt and congenital heart disease. SpringerPlus 5:90. doi: 10.1186/s40064-016-1738-z
3. McDermott, KL., Pfister, JK., Kuester, JC., Talbert, L., & Schindler, CA. (2022). Integration of a Simulation Curriculum Across Semesters in an Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 2022 June 1.
 
Non-Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Pfister, J., Kuester, J., McDermott, K., Talbert, L. & Schindler, C. (2021). Creating entrustable professional activities for Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner students. The Transformational Times Blog, 3/5/2021. https://transformational-times- blog.blogspot.com/2021/03/creating-entrustable-professional.html
2. Pfister, J. (2021). High reliability organizations. Transport Dispatch, 1 (3).
3. Amidon, MA, Pfister, J., Rajapreyar, P. & Meyer, M.T. (2022). Pediatric Transport Medical Control Education: A Pilot Curriculum. Transport Dispatch, August 2022.
 
Peer Reviewed Educational Products
1. Pfister, J., McDermott, K., Rajapreyar, P., Schindler, C. & Petersen, T. "There is no “I” in team...unless it is an IPE simulation for pediatric interfacility transport." Poster presentation. IPSSW Conference. St. Petersburg, FL. June 2022.
2. Pfister, J., McDermott, K., Rajapreyar, P., Schindler, C. & Petersen, T. “Introduction of an interprofessional simulation into a transport medicine curriculum.” Poster Presentation. INACSL Conference. Milwaukee, WI. June 2022
3. McDermott, K., Kuester, J., Pfister, J., Talbert, L, & Schindler, C. “Leadership Identity Formation in Nurse Practitioner Students Through Intraprofessional Simulation and Role Modeling.” Poster Presentation. INACSL Conference. Milwaukee, WI. June 2022
4. McDermott, K., Kuester, J., Pfister, J., Talbert, L, & Schindler, C. “Beyond Semester Borders: Development and Implementation of a Comprehensive Simulation-Based Education Curriculum for Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Students.” Poster Presentation. INACSL Conference. Phoenix, AZ. June 2019.
5. Pfister, J., Kuester, J., McDermott, K., Talbert, L. & Schindler, C. “Living the Manatt Report: Advancing the Future of Nursing through Joint Academic Appointments.” Poster Presentation. Accepted for NAPNAP 41st National Conference on Pediatric Health Care. Long Beach, CA. March 2020 (Conference Cancelled).
6. McDermott, K., Kuester, J., Pfister, J., Talbert, L, & Schindler, C. “Beyond Semester Borders: Development and Implementation of a Comprehensive Simulation-Based Education Curriculum for Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Students.” Poster Presentation. NAPNAP 40th National Conference on Pediatric Health Care. New Orleans, LA. March 2019.
7. McDermott, K., Pfister, J., Kuester, J., Talbert, L., & Schindler, C. “Entrustable Professional Activities of Distinction for the ‘Marquette Nurse’ Practitioner Student.” Virtual Poster Presentation. 2021 Nurses Week, Evidence-Based Practice & Nursing Research Council. Children’s Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. May 2021.
8. McDermott, K., Kuester, J., Pfister, J., Talbert, L, & Schindler, C. “Beyond Semester Borders: Development and Implementation of a Comprehensive Simulation-Based Education Curriculum for Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Students.” Poster Presentation. Pediatric Critical Care Regional Meeting: PICU Liberation. Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. May 2019.