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Katie L. McDermott NP
Nurse Practitioner Peds Crit Care
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Critical Care
MSN, MEHP, RN, CPNP-AC
OFFICE ADDRESS:
Children's Hospital
9000 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Phone: 414-266-3360
Fax: 414-266-3563
Email: kmcdermott@mcw.edu

EDUCATION:
08/2003 - 12/2007 Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
08/2010 - 12/2012 Master of Science Degree in Nursing Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Acute Care, Duke University, Durham, NC
08/2018 - 05/2022 Master of Education for the Health Professions Educational Leadership Track, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
08/2018 - 05/2022 Post-Master Certificate in Evidence-Based Teaching in the Health Professions, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
08/2020 - Present PhD in Nursing, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
03/22/2014 - 03/23/2014 Pediatric Fundamentals of Critical Care Support (PFCCS), Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
08/15/2015 - 08/17/2015 Critical Care Ultrasound – Pediatric, Society of Critical Care Medicine, Chicago, IL
11/2017 - 01/2018 Comprehensive Simulation Instructor Course (Competitive Application) 11/13-11/17/18 on site, followed by spaced learning online module completion, Center for Medical Simulation, Boston, MA
05/2018 - Present TeamSTEPPS 2.0 Core Curriculum (Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety)Online Module, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
08/2018 - Present Evidence-Based Teaching in the Health Professions, Post-Master Certificate, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
07/2019 - 06/2020 KINETIC3 Teaching Academy (Competitive Application), Kern Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
09/2019 Debriefing for Meaningful Learning (DML) in Simulation Workshop, Minneapolis, MN
05/2020 Transparent Teaching Design Workshop, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
06/2020 - 08/2020 Practical Ignatian Pedagogy Workshop, Center for Teaching and Learning, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
09/08/2022 Debriefing Assessment for Simulation in Healthcare (DASH) Rater Training Workshop (Online Course), Center for Medical Simulation, Boston, MA

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
2015 - Present Certified Nurse Planner, Educational Services, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
2008 - 2010 Registered Nurse, Pediatrics, Medical-Surgical Floor (Center 7), Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
08/2010 - 02/2013 Registered Nurse, Pediatrics, Intensive Care Unit & Intensive Care Nursery, Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC
04/2013 - Present Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care, Pediatrics, Critical Care, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin/Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2013 - Present Clinical Instructor, College of Nursing, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Acute Care/Dual Track Graduate Options, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
2015 - Present Certified Nurse Planner, Educational Services, Children's of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2016 - 07/2018 Part Time Faculty, College of Nursing, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Acute Care/Dual Track Graduate Options, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
2016 - Present Clinical Simulation Faculty, Simulation Lab, Children's of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
07/2018 - Present Faculty Joint Appointment, College of Nursing, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Acute Care / Dual Track Pediatric Graduate Options, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
10/2018 - Present Program Director, Dairy Cares Simulation Lab, Childrens Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2018 - Present Director of Simulation-Based Education, Simulation, Pediatric Critical Care Advanced Practice Provider Program, Children's of Wisconsin/ Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2018 - Present Co-Director of Simulation-Based Education, Pediatric Critical Care Multidisciplinary & In-Situ Simulation Programs, Children's Wisconsin/Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2021 - Present Program Director, Departments of Pediatrics & Medical Education, Pediatrics Simulation Program, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
04/2013 - Present Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatrics, Critical Care, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
PNCB (Acute care)
03/07/2013
02/28/2023
   
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
PFCCS
Society of Ciritical Care Medicine
03/2016
None
PALS
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
10/2023
ACLS
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
08/2016
ATLS
Medical College of Wisconsin
04/2021
BLS
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
10/2023
    

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
RN (WI)
02/15/2008
02/28/2024
APN (WI)
03/29/2013
09/30/2023
    

AWARDS AND HONORS:
2007 Magna Cum Laude Honors, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
2010 Nurse Excellence Nominee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2011 Sigma Theta Tau International
2012 Summa Cum Laude Honors, Duke University
2017 Expert Teacher, Designation Nominee - Medical College of Wisconsin
2018 Expert Teacher Designation Nominee, Medical College of Wisconsin
2018 Expert Clinician Designation Nominee, Medical College of Wisconsin
2019 Annual Thomas B. Rice Award- Equity , Medical College of Wisconsin
2019 “Expert Teacher” Award, Medical College of Wisconsin
2020 “Expert Teacher” Designation Nominee, Medical College of Wisconsin
2021 Annual Thomas B. Rice Award – Equity , Medical College of Wisconsin
2021 Ellen Rudy Clore Excellence in Scholarly Writing Award for 2021, Journal of Pediatric Health Care, Article PMID: 33879358
2022 Best Quality Improvement Abstract, “Effect of Quality CPR Coaches on Code Teams: One PICU’s Experience.” , 4th Annual Convention of the Wisconsin Regional Pediatric Critical Care Consortium.

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2010 - Present National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) (Member)
2011 - 2013 Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Member)
2015 - Present Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) (Member)
2017 - Present International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) (Member)
2017 - Present International Pediatric Simulation Society (IPSS) (Member)
2018 - 2019 National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (Member)
2019 - Present National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) (Member)
2020 - Present Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) (Member)
2022 - Present National League for Nursing (NLN) (Member)

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
2015 - 06/2018 Clinical - Leader, Critical Care PNP Leadership Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
10/2018 - Present Program Director, Dairy Cares Simulation Lab, Children's Wisconsin Leadership Appointment
2018 - Present Simulation Lead, Critical Care Pediatric Advanced Practice Provider Leadership Group, Medical College of Wisconsin
07/2021 - Present Program Director, Dairy Cares Simulation Lab Operations Leadership Committee, Children’s of Wisconsin/Medical College of Wisconsin
07/2021 - Present Program Director, Pediatrics Simulation Program, Departments of Pediatrics & Medical Education

NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
2014 Member, CPNP-AC Standard Setting Committee, Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB)
2015 Pediatric Module Pilot Tester, Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB)
2018 Pilot Tester, Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB), Job Task Analysis Study for Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Acute Care (CPNP-AC) Credential

INTERNATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
2019 - 2020 Member, International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning (INACSL), Outreach Committee Website Subgroup
2022 - Present Member, International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning (INACSL), APRN (Advanced Practice) SIG

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
Intraprofessional, Multi-Patient Simulation Experience Pilot for Undergraduate and Graduate Nursing Students
Source:
Education Intervention Project
Dates:
11/2019 - Present
  
Title:
Quality CPR Coach Competency Training
Role:
CPR Coach
Dates:
12/2020 - Present
  
Title:
Using Screen-Based Virtual Simulation in Family Nurse Practitioner Education
Source:
National Council of State Boards of Nursing funded research study
Dates:
01/2021 - Present
  
Title:
Evaluation of a Transport Medicine Rotation Incorporating the Use of Interprofessional Education
Role:
Key Personnel, Simulation Expert
Dates:
11/2021 - Present
  
Title:
Quality CPR Coach Qualitative Study
Source:
Pediatric Critical Care & Palliative Care: FY23 Internal Funding
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
07/01/2022 - Present
Direct Funds:
$5,400
  
Title:
Quality CPR Coach Qualitative Study
Role:
PI. Current phase: Recruitment
Dates:
2022 - Present
  
Title:
Pediatric Outpatient Clinical Simulation Encounter: A Pilot Research Study
Role:
PI. Current phase: Recruitment
Dates:
2022 - Present
  
Pending
Peer Review
Title:
Competence, Conscience, and Compassionate Commitment: Integration of the Ignatian Pedagogical Paradigm in the Development of Entrustable Professional Activities of Distinction for the Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Student
Source:
Capstone project for KINETIC3 Teaching Academy program.
Dates:
07/2019 - 07/2020
  
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
“Turn Your Passion into A Product,” Panel Presentation.
Source:
Annual Critical Care Advanced Practice Provider Retreat
Role:
Lead/Moderator
Dates:
09/2017 - 05/2018
  
Title:
Critical Care Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (PARDS) Standardized Clinical Assessment and Management Plans (SCAMP) Quality Improvement (QI) Project
Dates:
2017 - 2020
  
Title:
Rapid Response Team (RRT) Education/Quality Improvement Project Phase of project: Curriculum design and planning for implementation
Dates:
2017 - 2021
  
Title:
APP Airway Bootcamp,
Source:
Education Intervention Project
Dates:
08/2018 - 2020
  
Title:
INACSL Spunt Grant
Source:
INACSL via LAERDAL
Role:
Primary Investigator (PI)
Dates:
01/01/2019 - 12/31/2019
Direct Funds:
$1,000
  
Title:
Quality CPR Coach Competency Training for Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
Source:
Education Pilot Intervention Project
Role:
Coach
Dates:
09/2019 - 12/2020
  
Title:
Evaluating the Implementation of an Innovative Intradisciplinary, Multi-Patient Simulation Experience Pilot in a University Setting
Source:
Wisconsin Chapter of NAPNAP – Research Grant
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
01/01/2020 - 2020
Direct Funds:
$1,500 ((Returned funds: Inability to complete project as designed due to enduring COVID-19 restrictions))
  
Title:
Using a Logic Model to Evaluate a qCPR Coach Curriculum Pilot for Critical Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
Source:
. Educational Leadership Capstone Project, Johns Hopkins University, School of Education, Master of Education in the Health Professions.
Dates:
12/2020 - 06/2021
  

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
McDermott, K. & Sharpe, C., Escalation of Care, Professional Nursing Grand Rounds. Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 10/2014
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, Virtual Poster Presentation. 2019 Nurses Week, Evidence-Based Practice & Nursing Research Council, Children's of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 05/2019
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, Virtual Poster Presentation. 2019 Advanced Practice Nursing Retreat, Milwaukee, WI, 09/2019
Kuester, J., McDermott, K., Pfister, J., Schindler, C., & Talbert, L., Competence, Conscience, and Compassionate Commitment: Integration of the Ignatian Pedagogical Paradigm in the Development of Entrustable Professional Activities of Distinction for the Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Student, Featured Presentation. KINETIC3 Teaching Academy Graduation. Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 06/2020
Pfister, J., Kuester, J., McDermott, K., Schindler, C., Talbert, L., Creating Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) for Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Students., Perspectives/Opinion, Transformational Times, Kern Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin., Milwaukee, WI, 03/05/2021
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 of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 05/2021
McDermott, K., Quality CPR Coach, Oral Presentation. Scholarship in Progress Series, Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Pediatrics, Milwaukee, WI, 12/06/2021
 
Regional
McDermott, K., Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Poster Presentation. 19th Annual NAPNAP Symposium, Raleigh, NC, 09/2012
McDermott, K., Medication Event, Case Presentation. 37th Annual Al’s Run Regional Conference., Milwaukee, WI, 09/2014
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, Milwaukee, WI, 05/2019
Snooks, K., McDermott, K., Balakrishnan, B., & Hanson, S., But What If There Is No Cough?, Case Report Abstract. Society of Critical Care Medicine 2nd Annual Midwest Chapter Virtual Critical Care Conference, Virtual, 08/07/2021
McDermott, K., Rajzer-Wakeham, K., Andres, J., & Schindler, C. S., Effect of Quality CPR Coaches on Code Teams: One PICU’s Experience and Outcomes., .” Podium Presentation. 4th Annual Convention of the Wisconsin Regional Pediatric Critical Care Consortium, Marshfield, WI, 05/2022
 
National
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, LO, 03/2019
Pfister, J., Kuester, J., McDermott, K., Talbert, L., & Schindler, C., Living the Manatt Report: Advancing the Future of Academic Nursing through Joint Appointments, .” Poster Presentation. NAPNAP 41st National Conference on Pediatric Health Care, Long Beach, CA, 03/2020
Schindler, C., McDermott, K., Olson, K., & Petersen, T., Interprofessional Team Leaders? Nurse Practitioners’ Perceptions of Themselves as Leaders, Podium Presentation. NONPF 46th Annual Conference., Virtual, 04/23/2020 - 04/25/2020
McDermott, K., Kuester, J., Pfister, J., & Schindler, C., Development of Entrustable Professional Activities of Distinction for Nurse Practitioner Students: Competence, Conscience, & Compassionate Commitment., Podium Presentation. NONPF 47th Annual Conference. Virtual. April 21-24, 2021., Virtual, 04/21/2021 - 04/24/2021
Schindler, C., Kuester, J., McDermott, K., 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., Podium Presentation. NONPF 48th Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN, 04/2022
Dreifuerst, K. T. & McDermott, K., Understanding Competence and How It Informs Instruction and Assessment, Podium Presentation. National League for Nursing Education Summit, Las Vegas, NV, 09/28/2022 - 09/30/2022
Pfister, J., McDermott, K., Petersen, T., Rajapreyar, P., Schindler, C., Feasibility of Experiential Consistency Within an Interfacility Transport Medicine Rotation, Anaheim, CA, 10/07/2022 - 10/11/2022
McDermott, KL & Dreifuerst, K. T., Identifying Attributes of Foundational Competence: A Roadmap for the Future, Submitted research abstract, awaiting decision., 03/30/2023 - 04/01/2023
Kuester, J, Pfister, J, McDermott, K, Talbert, L, & Schindler, C., Leveling Up in Leadership: Entrustable Professional Activity for Nurse Practitioner Students, NONPF 49th Annual Conference - Submitted abstract for oral podium presentation, awaiting decision., Orlando, FL, 04/2023
 
International
1. Rajapreyar, P., Powell, M., Andres, J., Matuszak, A., McDermott, K., Murkowski, K., Kasch, M., Gray, C., O’Brien, K., Petersen, T., Wakeham, M., & Gedeit, R., Development of standardized clinical assessment and management plan for pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome., PALISI PreVent meeting, Snowbird, UT, 03/2019
2. 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. International Nursing Association of Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) Conference., Phoenix, AZ, 06/2019
McDermott, K. & Rajzer-Wakeham, K., CPR Coach Competency Training Pilot for Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners., Poster Presentation. International Nursing Association of Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) Conference., Virtual, 06/2020
McDermott, K., Schindler, C., Olson, K., & Petersen, T., Nurse Practitioners as RRT Leaders: Using Qualitative Methods in Simulation Design, Poster Presentation. 12th International Pediatric Simulation Symposia and Workshops (IPSSW)., Virtual, 10/2020
McDermott, K. & Rajzer-Wakeham, K., CPR Coach Competency Training Pilot for Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners., Poster Presentation. 12th International Pediatric Simulation Symposia and Workshop (IPSSW)., Virtual, 10/2020
McDermott, K., Petersen, T., & Schindler, C., A Virtual Approach to Performing a Needs Assessment for Simulation-Based Education., Poster Presentation. 13th International Pediatric Simulation Symposia and Workshop (IPSSW)., Virtual, 09/2021
Snooks, K., McDermott, K., Balakrishnan, B., & Hanson, S., But What If There Is No Cough?, Case Report Abstract. Society of Critical Care Medicine 51st Critical Care Congress, Virtual, 04/2022
McDermott, K., Rajzer-Wakeham, K., Andres, J., & Schindler, C., A Good Coach Can Change a Game, A Great Coach Can Change a Life: Impact of Quality CPR Coaching., Abstract. Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), Critical Care Congress, Virtual, 04/2022
McDermott, K., Pfister, J., Kuester, J., Talbert, L., & Schindler, C., Leadership Identity Formation in Nurse Practitioner Students Through Intraprofessional Simulation and Role Modeling., Poster Presentation. International Nursing Association of Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) Conference, Milwaukee, WI, 06/2022
Stiles, S., McDermott, K., & Petersen, T, QGenda for Hospital-Based Simulation Center Scheduling: Transparency and Data Management, Poster Presentation. International Nursing Association of Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) Conference, Milwaukee, WI, 06/2022
Pfister, J., McDermott, K., Rajapreyar, P., Schindler, C., & Petersen, T., Introduction of an Interprofessional Simulation into a Transport Medicine Curriculum, Poster Presentation. International Nursing Association of Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) Conference, Milwaukee, WI, 06/2022
McDermott, K., Wakeham, K., Schindler, C., & Andres, J., . “‘Put Me In Coach’: Answering the Call for Quality CPR Coaches.”, Oral Presentation. 14th International Pediatric Simulation Symposia and Workshops (IPSSW), St. Petersburg, FL, 06/2022
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. 14th International Pediatric Simulation Symposia and Workshops (IPSSW), St. Petersburg, FL, 06/2022
14. Roman, A., Petersen, T., McDermott, K., Rajzer-Wakeham, K., Rajapreyar, P., Szadkowski, A., & Scanlon, M., Measuring Workload During Actual Pediatric Resuscitation Events: A Pilot Study., Abstract. Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), Critical Care Congress, San Francisco, CA, 01/2023
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
2014 - 2019 Coordinator, Critical Care PNP Journal Club and Educational Series, Critical Care, Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin
2015 - 2017 Member, Critical Care Education Group - Ultrasound Guided Procedures, Critical Care, Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin
2018 - 2021 Member, Simulation Workgroup, Critical Care, Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin
2018 - 2020 Member, Critical Care Advanced Practice Provider Onboarding Workgroup, Critical Care, Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin
01/2019 - 09/2019 Member, Simulation Setting Standards Subgroup, Critical Care, Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin
01/2019 - 09/2019 Advisory Committee, Education, Critical Care, Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin
2019 - Present Advisory Committee, Social Determinants of Health, Advocacy and Education, Critical Care, Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin
02/2021 - Present Member, Simulation Education Committee, College of Nursing, Marquette University
01/2022 - Present Member, SEDWC—Development and Advancement Resource Group (DARG), Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin
01/2022 - Present Member, Staff Engagement, Development and Wellness Committee (SEDWC), Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin
 
Hospital
2012 - 2013 Member, PICU Education Committee, Duke University Hospital
2013 - Present Data Collector, Virtual Pediatric Systems (VPS), Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
2014 - 2017 EPIC Support Coordinator, EPIC Support Committee, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
2017 - Present Rapid Response Team (RRT), Huddle Group, Critical Care, Pediatrics, Children's Wisconsin
2017 - 2020 Development Team, Critical Care Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (PARDS) Standardized Clinical Assessment and Management Plans (SCAMP), Critical Care, Pediatrics, Children's Wisconsin
2018 - Present Rapid Response Team (RRT), Sub- Committee, Critical Care, Pediatrics, Children's Wisconsin
2021 - Present Program Director, Dairy Cares of Wisconsin Simulation Lab Operations Leadership Council, Simulation, Children's of Wisconsin
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Resident and Fellow Education
09/14/2019 Faculty/Instructor: Midwest Pediatric Anesthesia Boot Camp
10/16/2020 McDermott, K. & Rajzer-Wakeham, K. Invited Lecturer: “CPR Evidence, Physiology, & qCPR Coach.” Midwest Senior Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellow Boot Camp Didactic Series
 
Continuing Medical Education
02/17/2020 Lecture: McDermott K, Rajzer-Wakeham K, Andres J, & Rajapreyar P. “Emergent Events: Quality CPR Coach.” Critical Care Medicine Conference Series
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Resident and Fellow Education
07/13/2018 - 07/15/2018 Washington University, Faculty/Instructor: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Regional Simulation Boot Camp
07/12/2019 - 07/14/2019 Washington University, Faculty/Instructor: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Regional Simulation Boot Camp
11/08/2019 - 11/10/2019 Medical College of Wisconsin/ Children's Wisconsin, Lead Faculty/Instructor: Midwest Sadie Abell Senior Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellow Boot Camp
07/09/2020 - 07/10/2020 Medical College of Wisconsin/Children’s of Wisconsin, Faculty/Instructor: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Regional Simulation Boot Camp
10/16/2020 - 10/17/2020 Medical College of Wisconsin/Children’s Wisconsin, Lead Faculty/Instructor: Midwest Sadie Abell Senior Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellow Boot Camp
07/09/2021 - 07/11/2021 Medical College of Wisconsin/Children’s Wisconsin, Lead Faculty/Instructor: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Regional Simulation Boot Camp
10/12/2022 - 10/14/2022 Medical College of Wisconsin / Dairy Cares Simulation Lab, Hosting Faculty/Planning Committee/Lead Simulation Operator: Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society Advanced Practice Provider Curriculum Course
 
Continuing Medical Education
2014 - Present The Medical College of Wisconsin/Children’s Wisconsin, Instructor: Pediatric Fundamentals of Critical Care Support Course, Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
11/16/2015 Critical Care APP Education Series, Medical College of Wisconsin, Journal Club: “Cranial Computed Tomographic Findings in a Large Group of Children with Drowning: Diagnostic, Prognostic, and Forensic Implications,”
2015 - 2019 Medical College of Wisconsin/Children's Wisconsin, Registered nurses Presentation Labs 101, lecture Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Children’s University, online module Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, lecture
04/20/2016 Critical Care APP Education Series, Medical College of Wisconsin, Journal Club: “A Dose Response Study of Dexmedetomidine Administration as the Primary Sedative in Infants Following Open Heart Surgery,”
11/2016 Pediatric Critical Care APP Simulation Program, Simulation: Airway Boot Camp
2016 - 2020 Children's Wisconsin, Pediatric Critical Care Multidisciplinary Simulation Program, Co-facilitates 1-hour session ~several times per year
01/16/2017 Critical Care APP Education Series, Medical College of Wisconsin, Journal Club: “Cornell Assessment of Pediatric Delirium,”
04/28/2017 Pediatric Critical Care APP Simulation Program, Simulation: Blindfolded Pulseless Electrical Activity
04/28/2017 Pediatric Critical Care APP Simulation Program, Simulation: Traumatic Brain Injury
06/01/2018 Children's Wisconsin, Online module: Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Children’s University, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Created three versions that varied by audience: (1) Providers; (2) Bedside nurses; (3) Respiratory therapists.
10/05/2018 Pediatric Critical Care APP Simulation Program, Simulation: Airway Boot Camp
2018 - Present Medical College of Wisconsin/Children's Wisconsin, Pediatric Critical Care Multidisciplinary In-Situ Simulation Program, Co-facilitates 3-6 sessions per year
02/25/2019 Pediatric Critical Care APP Simulation Program, Simulation: Airway Boot Camp
07/16/2019 Pediatric Critical Care APP Simulation Program, Simulation: Airway Boot Camp
09/30/2019 Pediatric Critical Care APP Simulation Program, Simulation & Lecture: Quality CPR Coach Competency Training
10/24/2019 Pediatric Critical Care APP Simulation Program, Simulation & Lecture: Quality CPR Coach Competency Training
12/05/2019 , Pediatric Critical Care APP Simulation Program, Simulation & Lecture: Quality CPR Coach Competency Training
07/09/2020 Simulation & Lecture: Quality CPR Coach Competency Training
07/09/2020 Lecture: Emergent Events
10/30/2020 Children's Wisconsin, Simulation in Health Professional Education Lecture series: Simulation Curriculum Development (lead, co-facilitator)
10/30/2020 - Present Children's Wisconsin, Simulation in Health Professional Education Lecture series: Simulation Curriculum Development (lead, co-facilitator)
11/10/2020 , Pediatric Critical Care APP Simulation Program, Simulation & Lecture: Quality CPR Coach Competency Training
11/10/2020 Pediatric Critical Care APP Simulation Program, Simulation: Difficult Airway
11/10/2020 Lecture: Emergent Events
11/10/2020 Pediatric Critical Care APP Simulation Program, Critical Care Advanced Practice Provider Onboarding Boot Camp
12/11/2020 Children's Wisconsin, Simulation in Health Professional Education, lecture series: Modalities of Simulation (co-facilitator)
12/11/2020 - Present Children's Wisconsin, Simulation in Health Professional Education, lecture series: Modalities of Simulation (co-facilitator)
01/15/2021 Children's Wisconsin, Simulation in Health Professional Education, lecture series: Introduction to Debriefing (co-facilitator)
01/15/2021 Children's Wisconsin, Simulation in Health Professional Education, lecture series: Introduction to Debriefing (co-facilitator)
02/19/2021 Children's Wisconsin, Simulation in Health Professional Education, lecture series: Debriefing Methodology: Advocacy/Inquiry (lead, co-facilitator)
02/19/2021 Children's Wisconsin, Simulation in Health Professional Education, lecture series: Debriefing Methodology: Advocacy/Inquiry (lead, co-facilitator)
04/16/2021 Children's Wisconsin, Simulation in Health Professional Education, lecture series: Navigating Difficult Debriefing Situations (co-facilitator)
04/16/2021 Children's Wisconsin, Simulation in Health Professional Education, lecture series: Navigating Difficult Debriefing Situations (co-facilitator)
07/09/2021 Simulation & Lecture: Quality CPR Coach Competency Training
07/09/2021 Lecture: Emergent Events
08/25/2021 Pediatric Critical Care APP Simulation Program, Simulation: Quality CPR Coach Refresher Training
10/12/2021 Pediatric Critical Care APP Simulation Program, Simulation: Quality CPR Coach Refresher Training
07/07/2022 Lecture: CPR Physiology & Quality CPR Coach
07/07/2022 Lecture: Emergent Events
 
Graduate Student Education
2015 - 2019 Medical College of Wisconsin / Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Critical Care Advanced Practice Providers (APP) Journal Club: Cranial Computed Tomographic Findings in a Large Group of Children with Drowning: Diagnostic, Prognostic, and Forensic Implications Journal Club: A Dose Response Study of Dexmedetomidine Administration as the Primary Sedative in Infants Following Open Heart Surgery Journal Club: Cornell Assessment of Pediatric Delirium Simulation: Traumatic Brain Injury Simulation: Blindfolded Pulseless Electrical Activity Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Children’s University, online module Simulation: Critical Care APP Airway Boot Camp Includes: Design and development, implementation, and evaluation of curriculum. Simulation: CPR Coach Competency Training Includes: Evidence- and theory-based design and development, implementation, and evaluation of curriculum.
2016 - 2018 Marquette, NURS 6640: Therapies for Acute/Critical Illness in Children MSN – Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Graduate Option Students Cardiovascular Case Studies Infectious Disease Case Studies Gastrointestinal Case Studies Simulation: Hypovolemic Shock Simulation: Complex Febrile Seizure Pain and Sedation Interactive Case Studies Individual Simulations: Putting It All Together Simulation: Head Trauma Introduction to Simulation-Based Education
2016 Marquette University, NURS 6535: Advanced Pediatric Physical Assessment MSN – Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Graduate Option / Direct-Entry Option
2017 Marquette University, NURS 6035: Advanced Health Assessment Across the Lifespan MSN – All Graduate Options / Direct-Entry Option
2018 - 2019 Marquette University, NURS 6653: Critically Ill Children, MSN – Acute Care/Dual Track Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Graduate Option, Spring 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 Fall 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
2018 - 2022 Marquette University, NURS 6652: Acutely / Chronically Ill Children, MSN – Acute Care/Dual Track Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Graduate Option, Summer 2019, 2020, 2021 Fall 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
2019 - 2022 Marquette University, NURS 6651: Acutely Ill Children, MSN – Acute Care/Dual Track Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Graduate Option, Spring 2019, 2020,2021,2022
2020 Marquette University, NURS 6976: Transition to Nursing Practice and Leadership – Clinical (Virtual), MSN – Direct-Entry, Summer
 
Nursing Student Education
04/28/2015 Children's Wisconsin, Invited Lecturer: “Labs 101,” Pediatric Critical Care Nursing Orientation
06/01/2018 Children's Wisconsin, Online module: Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Children’s University
09/10/2018 Marquette University, NURS 6652, 6651 - Lecture - Introduction to Simulation-Based Education
09/24/2018 Marquette University, NURS 6652 - 4 students - Simulation: Status Asthmaticus
10/09/2018 Children's Wisconsin, Invited Lecturer: “Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome,” Pediatric Critical Care Nursing Orientation
11/19/2018 Marquette University, NURS 6652 - 5 Students - Simulation: Pediatric Toxidrome – Opioid Ingestion
01/16/2019 Marquette University, NURS 6653 - 6 Students - Skills “Boot Camp” Includes: Ultrasound guided central line placement, arterial line placement, airway skills, informed consent and difficult conversations role play scenarios, H&P simulation
01/16/2019 Marquette University, NURS 6653 - 6 Students - Simulation: Septic Shock
01/16/2019 Marquette University, NURS 6652, 6651 - Lecture - Introduction to Simulation-Based Education
02/27/2019 Marquette University, NURS 6651, 6653 - 11 Students - Collaborative Intradisciplinary Simulation with Handoff: Status Asthmaticus
03/27/2019 Marquette University, NURS 6653 - Interactive Lecture - Pain & Sedation Case Studies
04/02/2019 Children's Wisconsin, Invited Lecturer: “Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome,” Pediatric Critical Care Nursing Orientation
04/10/2019 Marquette University, NURS 6653 - 6 Students - Simulation: Traumatic Brain Injury in a Teenager
04/10/2019 Marquette University, NURS 6651 - 5 Students - Simulation: Complex Febrile Seizure
05/01/2019 Marquette University, NURS 6653 - 6 Students - Simulation: “Putting It All Together” i.e. Rapid Response Team scenarios
05/20/2019 - Present Marquette University, NURS 6652 - Online Lecture - Introduction on Simulation-Based Education
06/05/2019 Marquette University, NURS 6652 - 4 Students - Simulation: Pediatric Toxidrome – Opioid Ingestion
06/05/2019 Marquette University, NURS 6652 - 4 Students - Simulation: Pediatric Toxidrome – Organophosphate Ingestion
08/07/2019 Marquette University, NURS 6652 - 4 Students - Skills Day Includes: Lumbar puncture, peripheral IV insertion, arterial line insertion, ultrasound guidance line placement introduction, suturing, sterile technique, informed consent and difficult conversations role play scenarios
08/07/2019 Marquette University, NURS 6652 - 4 Students - Simulation: Abdominal Trauma / Shock
08/28/2019 Marquette University, NURS 6653 - 3 Students - Skills “Boot Camp” Includes: Ultrasound guided central line placement, arterial line placement, airway skills, informed consent and difficult conversations role play scenarios, H&P simulation
08/28/2019 Marquette University, NURS 6653 - 3 Students - Simulation: Septic Shock
09/25/2019 Marquette University, NURS 6652/53 - 8 Students - Collaborative Intradisciplinary Simulation with Handoff: Septic Shock in a Neutropenic Patient with Oncologic Process
10/22/2019 Children's Wisconsin, Invited Lecturer: “Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome,” Pediatric Critical Care Nursing Orientation
10/23/2019 Marquette University, NURS 6652 - 5 Students - Simulation: Pediatric Toxidrome – Organophosphate Ingestion
11/13/2019 Marquette University, NURS 6652 - 5 Students - Simulation: Abdominal Trauma / Shock
11/13/2019 Marquette University, NURS 6652 - 5 Students - Skills Day Includes: Lumbar puncture, peripheral IV insertion, arterial line insertion, ultrasound guidance line placement introduction, suturing, sterile technique, informed consent and difficult conversations role play scenarios
11/20/2019 Marquette University, NURS 6653 - 3 Students - Simulation: Traumatic Brain Injury in a Teenager
12/04/2019 Marquette University, NURS 6653 - 3 Students - Simulation: “Putting It All Together” i.e. Rapid Response Team scenarios
01/13/2020 Marquette University, NURS 6652, 6651 - Lecture - Introduction to Simulation-Based Education
01/15/2020 Marquette University, NURS 6653 - 5 Students - Simulation: Unstable/Decompensating Infant Differential Diagnosis Learning Activity
02/10/2020 Marquette University, NURS 6651/53 - 8 Students - Collaborative Intradisciplinary Simulation with Handoff: Stable to Unstable Supraventricular Tachycardia in a Pediatric Patient
03/04/2020 Marquette University, NURS 6653 - 9 Students - RN-NP Intradisciplinary, Multi-Patient Simulation: Febrile Neonate, Anaphylaxis, Polypharmacy Ingestion
09/28/2020 Marquette University, NURS 6652 - 6 Students - Simulation: Complex Febrile Seizure
10/19/2020 Marquette University, NURS 6652 - 6 Students - Simulation: Pediatric Toxidrome – Organophosphate Ingestion
11/02/2020 Marquette University, NURS 6652 - 8 Students - Simulation: Abdominal Trauma / Shock
11/02/2020 Marquette University, NURS 6652 - 8 Students - Skills Day Includes: Lumbar puncture, peripheral IV insertion, arterial line insertion, ultrasound guidance line placement introduction, suturing, sterile technique, informed consent and difficult conversations role play scenarios
12/01/2020 Marquette University, NURS 6653 - 4 Students - Simulation: Unstable/Decompensating Infant Differential Diagnosis Learning Activity
01/25/2021 Marquette University, NURS 6652, 6651 - Lecture - Introduction to Simulation-Based Education
01/27/2021 Marquette University, NURS 6653 - 4 Students - Simulation: Unstable/Decompensating Infant Differential Diagnosis Learning Activity
02/08/2021 Marquette University, NURS 6653 - 8 Students - Simulation: Traumatic Brain Injury in a Teenager
02/22/2021 Marquette University, NURS 6651 - 6 Students - Simulation: Complex Febrile Seizure
04/05/2021 Marquette University, NURS 6651/53 - 15 Students - Collaborative Intradisciplinary Simulation with Handoff: Septic Shock in a Neutropenic Patient with Oncologic Process
05/03/2021 Marquette University, NURS 6653 - 7 Students - Simulation: “Putting It All Together” i.e. Rapid Response Team scenarios
06/21/2021 Marquette University, NURS 6652 - 6 Students - Simulation: Pediatric Toxidrome – MUDPILES (Antifreeze)
08/09/2021 Marquette University, NURS 6652 - 6 Students - Simulation: Abdominal Trauma / Shock
08/09/2021 Marquette University, NURS 6652 - 6 Students - Skills Day Includes: Lumbar puncture, peripheral IV insertion, arterial line insertion, ultrasound guidance line placement introduction, suturing, sterile technique, informed consent and difficult conversations role play scenarios
09/02/2021 Marquette University, NURS 6653 - 5 Students - Skills “Boot Camp” Includes: Ultrasound guided central line placement, arterial line placement, airway skills, informed consent and difficult conversations role play scenarios, H&P simulation
09/02/2021 Marquette University, NURS 6653 - 5 Students - Simulation: Unstable/Decompensating Infant Differential Diagnosis Learning Activity
09/27/2021 Marquette University, NURS 6652/53 - 7 Students - Collaborative Intradisciplinary Simulation with Handoff: Stable to Unstable Supraventricular Tachycardia in a Pediatric Patient
10/18/2021 Marquette University, NURS 6653 - 5 Students - Simulation: Traumatic Brain Injury in a Teenager
11/08/2021 Marquette University, NURS 6652 - 2 Students - Simulation: Pediatric Toxidrome – MUDPILES (Antifreeze)
12/06/2021 Marquette University, NURS 6652 - 2 Students - Skills Day Includes: Lumbar puncture, peripheral IV insertion, arterial line insertion, ultrasound guidance line placement introduction, suturing, sterile technique, informed consent and difficult conversations role play scenarios
12/06/2021 Marquette University, NURS 6652 - 2 Students - Simulation: Abdominal Trauma / Shock
12/13/2021 Marquette University, NURS 6653 - 5 Students - Simulation: “Putting It All Together” i.e. Rapid Response Team scenarios
01/19/2022 Marquette University, NURS 6653 - 4 Students - Simulation: Unstable/Decompensating Infant Differential Diagnosis Learning Activity
01/19/2022 Marquette University, NURS 6653 - 4 Students - Skills “Boot Camp” Includes: Ultrasound guided central line placement, arterial line placement, airway skills, informed consent and difficult conversations role play scenarios, H&P simulation
03/28/2022 Marquette University, NURS 6651/53 - 11 Students - Collaborative Intradisciplinary Simulation with Handoff: Septic Shock in a Neutropenic Patient with Oncologic Process
04/11/2022 Marquette University, NURS 6653 - 4 Students - Simulation: Traumatic Brain Injury in a Teenager
05/02/2022 Marquette University, NURS 6653 - 4 Students - Simulation: “Putting It All Together” i.e. Rapid Response Team scenarios
07/14/2022 Children's Wisconsin, Invited Lecturer: “Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (PARDS), with a side of ventilator management principles,” Pediatric Critical Care Comprehensive Class
09/19/2022 Marquette University, NURS 6652 - 7 Students - Simulation: Pediatric Toxidrome – MUDPILES (Antifreeze)
 

EXTRAMURAL STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS, AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Undergraduate Students
PNP Students, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, 2013 - Present Marquette University Acute Care PNP students
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
 
 
Clinical Programs
2018 - Present Clinical Simulation Faculty & Director of Curriculum Design and Development: Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Graduate Option
2018 - Present Director of Curriculum Design and Development: Pediatric Critical Care Advanced Practice Provider Simulation Education
2018 - Present Co-Director of Curriculum Design and Development: Pediatric Critical Care Multidisciplinary Simulation Education Project designed: APP Leadership of Rapid Response Events Curriculum
2019 - 2021 Simulation in Health Professional Education, Professional Development Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin
2021 - Present Health Professional Simulation Facilitator Training, Professional Development Department of Pediatrics, Medical Education, Medical College of Wisconsin
 
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Pfister J, Kuester J, McDermott KL, Talbert L, & Schindler CA. Living the Manatt report: Advancing the future of nursing through joint academic appointments. Journal of Professional Nursing. 2020;37(2):422-425. DOI: 10.1016/j.profnurs.2020.05.004
2. McDermott KL, Schindler CA, Olson K, & Petersen TL. Acute care pediatric nurse practitioners as leaders: Perceptions, self-identity, and role congruity. Journal of Pediatric Health Care. 2021;35(5):559-563. DOI: 10.1016/j.pedhc.2020.12.005
3. Rajapreyar P, Andres J, Pano, C, O’Brien K, Matuszak A, McDermott KL, Powell M, Murkowski K, Kasch M, Hay S, Petersen TL, Gedeit R, & Wakeham M. Development of a standardized clinical assessment and management plan for pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome. Journal of Pediatric Intensive Care. 2022;11(3):193-200. DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1721724
4. McDermott, KL & Dreifuerst, KT. Defining foundational competence for prelicensure and graduate nursing students: A concept analysis and conceptual model. Nurse Education in Practice. 2022;64:103415. DOI: 10.1016/j.nepr.2022.103415
5. McDermott KL, Pfister JK, Kuester J, Talbert L, & Schindler CA. Integration of a simulation curriculum across semesters in an Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program. Journal of Pediatric Health Care. 2022. DOI: 10.1016/j.pedhc.2022.05.004
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Dreifuerst KT, McDermott KL, Loomis A, Young-Brice A, Bradley CD. Relationship Between Debriefing and Student Development of Clinical Judgment and Competence. In Jeffries, P. (Ed.) Clinical Simulations in Nursing: Advanced Concepts, Trends, and Opportunities (2nd ed.). Forthcoming publication.
 
Non-Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. McDermott, K. and Hueckel, R. Febrile Adolescent with Systemic Lupus Erythematous: Lupus Flare versus Acute Infection. Journal of Pediatric Healthcare. Submitted March 2013. Manuscript draft.