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CURRICULUM VITAE

Karen N. Dorsch
Nurse Practitioner Peds Crit Care
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Critical Care
RN, MSN, CPNP-AC
OFFICE ADDRESS:
Children's Hospital
9000 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Phone: 414-266-3497
Fax: 414-266-3563
Email: kdorsch@mcw.edu

EDUCATION:
09/2003 - 05/2008 Bachelor of Arts, Marketing Communications, Advertising Concentration, Columbia College of Chicago, Chicago, IL
05/2010 - 05/2015 Master of Science in Nursing Acute Care, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
05/2010 - 08/2011 Registered Nurse coursework completion, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
2019 - Present Pediatric Critical Care APP Fellowship Co-Director, Pediatrics, Critical Care, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
05/2012 - 09/2015 Registered Nurse Team Lead for Transplant and Vascular Services and Surgical Services, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
10/01/2015 - Present Critical Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatrics, Critical Care, Medical College of Wisconsin/Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, 9000 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
10/01/2015 - Present Pediatric Critical Care Nurse Practitioner, Pediatrics, Critical Care, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
BLS
AHA
2010
03/2024
PALS
AHA
2013
03/2024
    

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
RN (WI)
09/30/2011
02/09/2024
PNCB (Acute care)
06/26/2015
02/28/2023
WI APN
10/07/2015
09/30/2024
WI DEA
10/08/2015
06/30/2024
    

AWARDS AND HONORS:
2014 Dean’s List, Marquette University
2014 Surgical Services Nurse Excellence Nominee , Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2015 Daisy Award / Surgical Services Nurse Excellence Winner 2015, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Operating Room
2018 Thomas B. Rice Critical Care PNP Award – Integrity, Medical College of Wisconsin Division of Critical Care
2020 Marquette University College of Nursing Preceptor Service and Excellence Award , Marquette University – Acute Care PNP Option
2021 Thomas B. Rice Critical Care PNP Award – Integrity, Medical College of Wisconsin Division of Critical Care

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2015 - 2020 National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, NAPNAP, Wisconsin Chapter, Special interest group: Acute Care Pediatrics (Member)
2020 - Present Association of Post Graduate APRN Programs (Member)
Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Gamma Chapter (Member)

NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
06/2018 - 01/2020 Member, Item Writer Committee, PNCB
01/2020 - Present Member, Acute Care PNP Exam Committee, PNCB

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Malignant Hyperthermia, Surgical Services Simulation, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 05/2013
Malignant Hyperthermia, Surgical Services In-service & Simulation, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 02/2015
Assessment of the Critically Ill Child, PFCCS Course, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, 04/2017
Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Syndrome, Journal Club, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, 08/2017
Ifosfamide Toxicity, Neuro-Critical Care Multidisciplinary Conference, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 01/2020
Spinal Cord Compression & Aneurysmal Bone Cyst, Neuro-Critical Care Multidisciplinary Conference, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 10/2020
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Hospital
2016 - 2019 Member, PICU Delirium Protocol Development Team, Pediatrics, Critical Care, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2017 - 2021 Member, Advanced Practice Nursing (APN) Council, Pediatrics, Critical Care, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2017 - Present Member, Pressure Ulcer Prevention (PUP) Team, Pediatrics, Critical Care, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2021 - Present Member, Children’s Wisconsin APP Fellowship Accreditation Committee, Pediatrics, Critical Care, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin