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CURRICULUM VITAE

Khira Ahmed-Yahia DNP
Nurse Practitioner Peds Crit Care
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Critical Care
DNP, APRN,CPNP-AC/PC CCRN
OFFICE ADDRESS:
Children's Hospital
9000 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Email: kahmedyahia@mcw.edu

EDUCATION:
09/2006 - 05/2012 Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI
09/2015 - 05/2018 Doctor of Nursing Practice, Pediatric Primary Care Certificate and Nursing Education, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI
01/2019 - 05/2020 Pediatric Acute Care Certificate, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
01/2018 - 12/2018 Clinical Instructor/Lecturer, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI
01/2019 - 02/2019 Clinical Instructor/Lecturer, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
06/2022 - Present Clinical Instructor/Lecturer, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
08/2012 - 07/2015 Clinical Registered Nurse II, Pediatrics, Critical Care, Mattel Children’s Hospital at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
08/2015 - 09/2020 Registered Nurse, Pediatrics, Critical Care, American Family Children's Hospital at UW Health, Madison, WI
10/2020 - Present Pediatric Critical Care Nurse Practitioner,, Pediatrics, Critical Care, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
10/2020 - Present Nurse Practitioner, Pediatrics, Critical Care, Medical College of Wisconsin/Children's of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
12/2016
None
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care (CPNP-AC)
PNCB
02/2023
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care (CPNP-PC)
PNCB
02/2023
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
American Heart Association
06/2023
Basic Life Support for the Health Care Provider
American Heart Association
06/2023
CCRN
Pediatric, American Association for Critical Care Nurses
12/2023
    

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Registered Nurse
190977-30
02/2024
Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber
826518
02/2024
    

AWARDS AND HONORS:
09/2010 - 05/2012 Dean’s List Honors, University of Wisconsin-Madison
09/2015 - 05/2018 Advanced Opportunity Fellow, University of Wisconsin-Madison
09/2015 - 05/2018 Dean’s List Honors, University of Wisconsin-Madison
09/2016 - 05/2017 May Shiga Hornback Scholarship Recipient
09/2016 - 05/2018 Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar, Jonas Family Foundation
09/2017 - 05/2018 Alice C. Gauger Memorial Scholarship Recipient
05/2020 Nightingale Certificate: Graduate Students with GPA >3.7, Marquette University
07/2020 Daisy Nurse Nominee, Children's of Wisconsin
05/2022 Nurse Practitioner Excellence Nominee

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
12/2014 - Present American Association for Critical Care Nurses (Member)
05/2017 - Present Wisconsin Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (Member)
05/2017 - Present National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (Member)

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
Effects of preoperative education on psychological distress after mastectomy: A systematic review
Dates:
09/2015 - 12/2015
  
Title:
Preventive dental health in the pediatric primary care setting: A pilot program
Dates:
06/2017 - 05/2018
  
Title:
Clinical variety show: A unique approach to specialty clinical rotations for pediatric DNP students
Dates:
09/2017 - 12/2017
  

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Ahmed-Yahia, K., Smiles for Life., Oral Presentation: Monroe Clinic, Green County, WI, 11/2017
Ahmed-Yahia, K., Preventive Dental Health in the Pediatric Primary Care Setting: A Pilot Program., Oral Presentation: University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing, Madison, WI, 05/2018
 
National
Newton, L., Ahmed-Yahia, K., Remler, K., Schumacher, E., & Meeteer, W., Clinical Variety Show: A Unique Approach to Specialty Clinical Rotations for Pediatric DNP Students., Poster Presentation: National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Chicago, IL, 03/2018
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Ahmed-Yahia, K., Smiles for Life, Oral Presentation: Monroe Clinic, Green County, Wisconsin, - 11/2017
Ahmed-Yahia, K., Preventive Dental Health in the Pediatric Primary Care Setting, Oral Presentation, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing; Madison, WI, - 05/2018
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Hospital
05/2014 - 07/2015 Committee Chair, Infection Prevention, Pediatrics, ICU, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
10/2014 - 07/2015 PICU Liaison, Hemorrhagic Fever Response Team, Pediatrics, ICU, UCLA Medical Center
06/2017 - 09/2020 Committee Chair, Fall Prevention Team, Pediatrics, ICU, American Family Children’s Hospital
02/2018 Panelist, Madison Area Annual Student Nurses Association Conference
10/2018 - 09/2020 Member, Pediatric ICU: Quality Council, Pediatrics, ICU, American Family Children’s Hospital
12/2021 - Present Member, “PICU-Upä”, Nurse Practitioner early mobility champion for pediatric ICU patients, PICU, Pediatrics, Children's Wisconsin
10/2022 - Present Member, PICU Redesign workgroup: Competencies and training, Nurse Practitioner champion for nursing education, PICU, Pediatrics, Children's Wisconsin
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Continuing Medical Education
10/2020 - Present Division of Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Simulation Instructor for code events of high-risk patients (rolling refresher) given weekly.
03/2022 Division of Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Diabetic Ketoacidosis
03/2022 Division of Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Invited Lecturer, Diabetic Ketoacidosis
04/2022 Division of Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Invited Lecturer, Dialysis Concepts
04/2022 Division of Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Dialysis Concepts
06/2022 Division of Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Presenter, Pediatric Multidisciplinary Neurocritical Care Case Conference: Alpers-Huttenlocher Syndrome: An usual presentation of status epilepticus.
08/2022 Division of Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Presenter, Pediatric Multidisciplinary Neurocritical Care Case Conference: Stroke in the Pediatric Patient.
 
Nursing Student Education
06/2021 Marquette University, Embedded Simulation Participant/Instructor (Toxidrome) for Marquette University graduate nurse practitioner students
11/2021 Marquette University, Embedded Simulation Participant/Instructor (Toxidrome) for Marquette University graduate nurse practitioner students
04/2022 Marquette University, Embedded Simulation Participant/Instructor (Traumatic Brain Injury) for Marquette University graduate nurse practitioner students
04/2022 Marquette University, Embedded Simulation Participant/Instructor (Traumatic Brain Injury)
09/2022 Marquette University, Embedded Simulation Participant/Instructor (Toxidrome)