Kathleen Joan Oshrine, CRNP
Philadelphia, PA 19130
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Pulmonary Medicine
Boston College, M.S.N., Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Boston, MA, August 2008- May 2010
University of Virginia, M.S.N., Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Charlottesville, VA, August 2007- May 2008, No degree-Transferred
Florida State University, B.S.N., Magna Cum Laude
Tallahassee, FL, August 2002- December 2005
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner- Pediatric Nursing Certification Board and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; Expires 10/31/2013; #SP 011390
Registered Nurse- Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Department of State Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs; Expires 10/31/2013; #RN 617342
Certified Clinical Transplant Coordinator, American Board of Transplantation
Adult Advanced Life Support Certification, American Heart Association
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification, American Heart Association
Certified Pediatric Nurse, Society of Pediatric Nursing
Basic Life Support, American Heart Association
08/2012-Present Nurse Educator
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA
Undergraduate and graduate school of nursing simulation laboratory
06/2011-Present Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Transplant, Philadelphia, PA
Responsible for inpatient and outpatient management of pediatric heart/lung and lung transplant recipients during pre-, intra-, and post- transplantation phases.
06/2008-05/2011 Pediatric Registered Nurse- Clinician I
Children’s Hospital Boston, Inpatient Cardiology/Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Boston, MA
Bedside nurse for an intermediate step-down pediatric cardiology unit caring for patients age 0-60 with complex congenital/acquired heart diseases requiring both medical/surgical interventions.
02/2006 – 06/2008 Pediatric Registered Nurse- Clinician II
University of Virginia, Acute Care Pediatrics Medical/Surgical Unit, Charlottesville, VA
Bedside nurse on a medical/surgical floor caring for patients’ age 0-22 years old with complex medical conditions in 17 various sub-specialized services. Skills include central line care, non-invasive ventilator management, wound care, tracheostomy care, peritoneal dialysis, and chemotherapeutic agent administration.
05/2004-09/2004 Nurse Extern/Patient Care Technician
Morton Plant-Mease Medical Surgical Unit, Clearwater, FL
Responsible for patient orientation to the facility and units, patient admission history, vital sign monitoring, hygiene care, point of care testing, wound care, and discharge instructional support/education. Additional experience acquired in Labor & Delivery, Orthopedics, Neurology, and Cardiology.
08/09-04/10 Children’s Hospital Boston/Dana Farber/Oncology Short Stay
Preceptor: Amy Frederico, RN, CPNP
Population Served: Patients age 0-25 years old with solid tumor diagnoses including neuroblastoma, osteosarcoma, Ewing’s sarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma and other soft tissue sarcomas, Wilm’s tumor, hepatoblastoma, and lymphomas.
Manage scheduled chemotherapy admissions, short stay fever and neutropenia management, Monoclonal antibody therapy and MIBG treatment for high-risk neuroblastoma patients on study, supportive care while inpatient (nutrition, pain control, nausea and vomiting, chemotherapy toxicities and side effect control, blood product administration, physical therapy and occupation therapy, and lab monitoring), coordination of care (diagnostic testing, routine screenings, follow-up outpatient visits, home care nursing including G-CSF administration, IV home hydration, lab testing), performed scheduled sedation or non-sedation lumbar punctures and bone marrow aspiration and biopsies (both routine and diagnostic), manage teaching and coaching for parents and family members undergoing treatment, provide appropriate staff education, and offer discharge teaching.
08/09-04/10 Children’s Hospital Boston/Dana Farber/Jimmy Fund Clinic
Preceptor: Eliza Frederick, RN, PNP; Jimmy Fund Clinic
History and physical examinations for all adolescent cancer patients outpatient before, during, and after treatment, as well as relapsed. Primarily AML, ALL, APL, and lymphoma patients age 12-21 years old.
Preceptor: Anne Deedey, RN, PNP; Jimmy Fund Clinic
History and Physical examinations for all infant/young childhood cancer patients followed outpatient before, during, and after treatment, as well as relapsed. Primarily AML, ALL, APL, and lymphoma patients age 2 months to 15 years old.
Preceptor: Kathy Stiffler, RN, PNP and Andrew Place, MD; Oncology Consult Service
Diagnose and initial treatment for all new cancer patients with consult team, conduct new diagnosis conversations and consent for therapy, coordinate diagnostic testing necessary for diagnosis and initiation of therapy, assist in management of oncological emergencies upon initial presentation, provided education, emotional support, and support services to families during first critical days of diagnosis and start of treatment, established primary team consisting of: nursing staff (inpatient and outpatient), attending, fellow, and nurse practitioner and coordinating family to meet these team members at Day one talks.
Preceptor: Kathy Harney, RN, PNP; Inpatient Hematology
Inpatient and outpatient management of patients with hematologic disorders (vascular malformations, sickle cell disease, hemophilia, thrombosis, stroke, aplastic anemia, congenital anemias, thalassemia), teaching and coaching for anticoagulation adminstration and necessary follow-up, management of sclerotherapy pre, intra, and post sclerotherapy, and management of sickle cell crisis
Preceptor: Barbara Degar, MD; Inpatient Oncology
Participated in inpatient education rounds for cancer patients during different phases of treatment: induction, consolidation, maintenance, consolidation II, and CNS therapy.
Preceptor: Megan Anderson, MD and Sara Swaim RN, BSN; Orthopaedic Oncology
History and physicals for all referral from pediatricians offices, oncologists, and radiology for management (surgically) of bone malignancies such as osteosarcoma, Ewing’s sarcoma, chondrosarcoma, as well as post operative and pre-operative consultations and visits and wound care.
Preceptor: Kathryn Sheehan, RN, CPNP; Neuro-Oncology Inpatient
Participation in Neuro-oncology rounds to discuss neurology, neurosurgeon, oncologist, pathology plans for brain tumor management (germ cell tumors, ependymomas, craniopharyngioma, high grade gliomas, low grade gliomas, medulloblastoma, PNET, rhabdoid tumor, choroid plexus tumor), administration and management of inpatient chemotherapy, administration and management of supportive care for brain tumor patients, teaching and coaching patients and families with neuro-oncology diagnoses, and coordinating all care both inpatient and outpatient.
Preceptor: Janet Duncan, RN, PNP; Pediatric Advanced Care Team
Participated in administration and initiation of palliative care at Children’s Hospital Boston, assisted families with difficult choices and end of life decisions, assisted family and staff to complete necessary paperwork for DNR/DNI, and offered supportive care management for patients undergoing chronic pain and/or palliative therapy.
08/09-04/10 Children’s Hospital Boston, Young Parent Program and Primary Care Center
Preceptor: Sonia Chalfin, RN, CPNP firstname.lastname@example.org
Teenage mothers and fathers ages 12-30 years old and their children ages 0-21 years old in Boston community. Both parents and children followed by primary care NP in this clinic.
History and physicals for well and sick child visits. Episodic visits for management of eczema, viral gastroenteritis, influenza, constipation, bronchiolitis, influenza, urinary tract infections, diarrhea, asthma, food allergies, skin rashes, viral illnesses, and failure to thrive. Teen episodic visits for sexually transmitted infections, urinary tract infections, pregnancy testing, contraception methods, asthma, influenza, depression/mood disorders. Also conducted visits concentrating on birth control counseling, depression screening and counseling, tobacco and alcohol abuse counseling, coaching and parenting guidance. Worked closely with the social work team and support services to provide patients and families with WIC, housing, domestic violence, employment, transportation issues, and resolve financial issues.
08/09-05/10 East Boston High School, School-Based Clinic and East Boston Health Clinic Adolescent Clinic and Pediatric Urgent Care
Preceptor: Barbara Murphy, RN, CPNP
East Boston community both high school and health clinic and urgent care center for pediatrics and adolescent patients.
Primary care well child and sick child visits for patients ages 0-25 years old in East Boston community. Urgent care management of
acute otitis media, influenza, urinary tract infections, skeletal fractures and dislocations, nursemaid elbows, sprains, pneumonia, sinus infections, viral illnesses, intussusception, appendicitis, pregnancy, and bronchiolitis. Extended visits for acute and chronic asthma and hypertension control and management, weight management/counseling, birth control counseling/routine gynecological examinations, sports physicals for high school students, and nutritional education for adolescents.
Member, Graduate Student Organization; University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Historian, Florida State University School of Nursing Class of December 2005
Member, Deans Student Leadership Council, Florida State University Class of December 2005
Hospital Wide Committees:
Member, Pediatric to Adult Solid Organ Transition Committee, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, August 2012 to present
Member, Advanced Practice Nurse Clinical Practice Council, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, August 2012 to present
Member, Medication Safety: Prescriber Error Group, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, August 2012 to present
Member, Transplant Steering Committee, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, June 2011 to present
Member, CHOP Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement Committee, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, June 2011 to present
Member, Advanced Practice Nursing Fellowship, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, June 2011 to present
Member, Solid Organ Transplant Coordinator Committee, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, June 2011 to present
Member, Beacon Award Committee, The Children’s Hospital Boston, July 2010 to May 2011
Professional Nursing Staff Organization, Member, UVa Health Science Center, April 2006 to June 2007
Unit Wide Committees:
Member, Unit Partners: Pulmonary Quality and Patient Safety Committee, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, August 2012 to present
C-CHEWS Research Committee, Children’s Hospital Boston, July 2010 to May 2011
Cardiology Ethics Committee, Children’s Hospital Boston, March 2010 to May 2011
Author, Latest Beat Newsletter, Children’s Hospital Boston, June 2009 to May 2011
JACHO Preparation Committee, Children’s Hospital Boston, May 2009 to May 2011
Transitional Care Committee, Children’s Hospital Boston, March 2009 to May 2011
Environmental Committee, UVa Children’s Hospital, March 2008-July 2008
Unit Practice Committee, UVa Children’s Hospital, January 2008-July 2008
Patient Education Committee, UVa Children’s Hospital, August 2007-July 2008
Patient Satisfaction Committee, UVa Children’s Hospital, August 2007- July 2008
Social Committee, UVa Children’s Hospital, October 2006-July 2008
Professional Roles and Responsibilities:
Nurse Practitioner Preceptor, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, March 2013
Faculty, Simulation Laboratory, The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, September 2011 to present
Evidence-Based Practice Mentor, The Children’s Hospital of Boston, September 2010 to May 2011
Charge Nurse, The Children’s Hospital of Boston, July 2010 to May 2011?should this be emphasized?
Clinical Nurse Leadership Student Preceptor, University of Virginia Children’s Hospital, March 2008 to May 2008
Preceptor for UVA 4th year Synthesis Practicum Student, University of Virginia Children’s Hospital, March 2008 to May 2008
Patient Care Assistant Preceptor, University of Virginia Children’s Hospital, November 2007 to July 2008
International Transplant Nurses Society
The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
American Thoracic Society
American Nurses Association
Northeast Pediatric Cardiology Nurses Association
Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
National Student Nurses Association
Florida Student Nurses Association
Virginia Student Nurses Association
Florida Nurses Association
Virginia Nurses Association
Nurses Christian Fellowship
Honors and Awards:
Nomination for Daisy Nursing Excellence Award, Children’s Hospital Boston, September 2010
Way to Shine Award, Children’s Hospital Boston, June 2010
You Make a Difference Award, UVa Health System, January 2008, September 2007, and November 2006
Excellence in Pain Documentation, Pain Management Task Force Committee, October 2006
School of Nursing Dean’s List, Spring 2004, Fall 2004, Spring 2005, Summer 2005
FSU President’s List eight consecutive semesters
Bright Futures Scholar
Sigma Theta Tau National Nursing Honor Society
Nomination for Outstanding Senior, Sigma Theta Tau, December 2005
Golden Key National Honor Society
Rotary International Scholar
Elks’ Club Scholar
Phi Kappa Phi, National Honor Society, Florida State Chapter
National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Florida State Chapter
Phi Sigma Theta, National Honor Society
Pediatric Pulmonary Assessment” CHOP Advanced Practice Nursing Fellowship, May 2013
“Pediatric Heart and Lung Transplantation” CHOP Solid Organ Transplantation Seminar, January 2013
“Pulmonary Hypertension Patients and Families Educational Forum: Understanding Lung Transplant Options,” The Pulmonary Hypertension Association, September 8th, 2012
“Understanding Lung Transplantation in a Pediatric Population” CHOP Pulmonary Medicine Educational Seminar, February 2012
“Weekly Lung Transplant Conference,” The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, June 2011 to present
Presentation of all inpatient, outpatient, new and open referrals, ongoing evaluations with multidisciplinary transplant team and discussion of outstanding concerns and medical care planning.
“Bi-annual Transplant Advanced Topics Lecture Series,” The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, June 2011 to present
Provide a details overview of indications for lung and heart/lung transplant, outcomes and survival statistics, contraindications, evaluation process, transplant event, post operative care and management, and complications post transplant.
“Mandatory Learning Link Organ Specific,” The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, June 2011 to present
Facilitates an online presentation with score post-test required for all CHOP employees providing bedside care to transplant patients yearly.
“Inpatient Pulmonary Transplantation Monthly seminars,” The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, June 2011 to present
Provides one hour lectures to all nursing and respiratory staff members within the pulmonary inpatient department monthly. Cover all pediatric lung transplant topics including surgical care, pre and post transplant preparation and education, infections, rejection, end stage lung disease, and transplant transitions.
“Advanced Pulmonary Nursing Day,” The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, June 2011 to present
Participates in yearly education for all CHOP employees providing bedside care to transplant patients.
“Solid Organ Transplant Education,” The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, June 2011 to present
Provide a details overview pre and post transplant care across all solid organ programs including pharmacology, psychosocial, physical therapy/rehabilitation, nutrition, and medical/surgical topics.
“Cardiac Tamponade,” Latest Beat Newsletter, Children’s Hospital Boston, September 2010
Power-point presentation: “Tumors in the Primary Care Setting,” Boston College School of Nursing, Boston, MA, February 2010
Power-point presentation: “Evidence Based Sexual Assault,” Boston College School of Nursing, Boston, MA, February 2010
“Sick Sinus Syndrome,” Latest Beat Newsletter, Children’s Hospital Boston, June 2009
“Wolff-Parkinson White Syndrome,” Latest Beat Newsletter, Children’s Hospital Boston, June 2009
“Pulmonary Hypertension,” Latest Beat Newsletter, Children’s Hospital Boston, July 2009
“Nectrolizing Enterocolitis,” Latest Beat Newsletter, Children’s Hospital Boston, July 2009
“Term paper: “APN Health Promotion Intervention Targeted for Children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia,” Boston College School of Nursing, Boston, MA December 2008
Power-point presentation: “Delaying Death, Restoring Moral Agency: Care of the Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Patient,” Boston College School of Nursing, Boston, MA, December 2008
Power-point presentation: “Gardasil Vaccine as an Ethical Issue in the Media Today,” Boston College School of Nursing, Boston, MA, September 2008
Power-point presentation: “ Inside Sears and Sears, The Baby Book,” Boston College School of Nursing, Boston, MA September 2008
Power-point presentation: “Aesthetic Benner,” University of Virginia School of Nursing, Charlottesville, Virginia, May 2008
Term paper: “Lowell: A Personal Nursing Narrative,” University of Virginia, School of Nursing, March 2008
Power-point presentation: “ It IS Your Grandfather’s Medicine, Kid Public Policy & Pediatric Drugs,” University of Virginia, School of Nursing, March 2008
Power-point presentation: “Nurse Managed Health Clinics: Policy Brief and Legislative Advocacy Plan,” University of Virginia, School of Nursing, March 2008
Poster presentation: Advanced Nursing Research Evidenced Based project: “Nursing leadership in prevention of catheter related blood stream infections,” University of Virginia School of Nursing, Charlottesville, Virginia, December 2007
Power-point presentation: Role I Acquisition: “Relationships between advanced practice nurses and other nurses: Issues and strategies for strengthening internal cohesion,” University of Virginia School of Nursing, Charlottesville, Virginia, December 2007
Term paper: Epidemiology and World Health: “Respiratory Syncytial Virus: Epidemiological Considerations,” University of Virginia School of Nursing, Charlottesville, Virginia, December 2007
Term paper: Role I: Acquisition: “Advanced Practice Nurse Role Analysis,” University of Virginia School of Nursing, Charlottesville, Virginia, December 2007
Poster presentation: “Relationship-Based Care,” Magnet Status Campaign, University of Virginia Children’s Hospital, Charlottesville, Virginia, May 2006
Power-point presentation:”Breast Self Exam”, Leon County High School, Tallahassee, Florida, Fall 2005
Lecture: “Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease,” Sealey Elementary School, Tallahassee, Florida, Fall 2005
Power-point presentation: ”Improving Patient Flow in the Women’s Pavilion at TMH, “ Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, Tallahassee, Florida, Fall 2005
Power-point presentation: “Environmental Toxins,” Florida State University School of Nursing, Tallahassee, Florida, Fall 2005
Poster presentation: “Recent Findings in HIV/AIDS,” Florida State University School of Nursing, Tallahassee, Florida, Fall 2005
Professional Development and Continuing Education:
American Thoracic Society National Conference, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, May 2013
21ST Annual Symposium and General Assembly of the International Transplant Nurses Society, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, October 2012
42nd Congress of the International Society of Pediatric Oncology Conference, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, October 2010
ANCC National Magnet Conference, Children’s Hospital Boston, October 2010
Pediatric Intestinal and Multi-visceral Transplant Conference, Children’s Hospital Boston, March 2010
Parent Facilitator Training, Children’s Hospital Boston, December 2009
Parent Presence in Critical Care Training, Children’s Hospital Boston, December 2009
Basic Preceptor Workshop, Children’s Hospital Boston, August 2009
Pediatric Cardiac Transplantation Conference, Children’s Hospital Boston, March 2009 and 2010
Pediatric Emergency Care: Beyond PALS, UVa Health Sciences Center, March 2008
Mock Code Skills Day, UVa Health Sciences Center, 2006-2008
Acute Care Pediatrics Skills Day, UVa Health Sciences Center, 2006-2008
“A Review of Pediatric Congenital Heart Defects,” UVa Health Sciences Center, October 2007
“Pediatrics Oncology,” UVa Health Sciences Center, October 2006
“Pediatric Core Curriculum: Peritoneal Dialysis/Cycler,” UVa Health Sciences Center, May 2006
Civic, Religious, and Service Activities:
Donor Dash, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, April 2012
AHA Heart Walk Participant, Children’s Hospital Boston, September 2010 and September 2011
Miles for Miracles Participant, Chicago Marathon, October 2009
AMAA Boston Marathon Participant, April 2009 and April 2010
NStar Walk, Children’s Hospital Boston, May 2009 and May 2010
UVA Children’s Hospital Walk for Kids, June 2006 and July 2008
2006 United Way Lawrence E. Richardson Day of Caring, September 2006
450 hours of community service documented on FSU transcript, including nursing care via Family Home Visits, and Broadview Assisted Living Facility (2003-5)
1440 hours managing summer recreation programs for 25 children, each, City of Largo Recreation, Arts and Parks Department (1999-2002)
120 hours leading fund-raiser for pediatric programs, Hospice of the Florida Suncoast (2001)
640 hours camp leadership in Eckerd College/Berlitz ELS program for foreign visitor youth.
Member of Habitat for Humanity, FSU, 2002-2005
Volunteer for March of Dimes, 2004, 2005
Volunteer for Meals on Wheels, 2003-2005
Member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes-UVA and FSU
Member of Chi Alpha Fellowship-UVA and FSU
Bible Study Leader and Member of Navigators-FSU, 2002-2005
Member, Baptist Collegiate Ministry-UVA and FSU
Bible School Leader of Campus Crusades-FSU, 2003-2005
Sunday School Teacher and Member of Life Church-Tallahassee, FL, 2002-2004
University Baptist Church-Charlottesville, VA, 2006
Team Captain of FSU Crew Team, 2002-2003
Secretary and Member of FSU Swim Club, 2003-2005
Member of FSU Women’s Water polo Club, 2005
Participant of FSU Tri-athletes, 2003-2005
Member of Gulf Wind Track Team-Tallahassee, FL, 2002-2005
Member of Charlottesville Track Club, 2006
UVA Swimming Club, Summer 2006
References: Available upon request; please indicate particular areas of interest.