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Kristen Brown: Doctoral Nursing Students

Kristen Brown, MS, CRNP, CPNP-AC

DNP Alumni
Kristen Brown
Advisor(s): Shawna Mudd, DNP, CPNP-AC, PNP-BC
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Biography

Kristen Brown is a nurse practitioner in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) at Johns Hopkins Hospital, currently serving as the pediatric cardiac critical care coordinator. In this role, Brown focuses on research, education, and protocol development for critically ill children with congenital heart disease. She earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Pittsburgh in 2001 and a master's degree (with an acute care pediatric nurse practitioner focus) in 2006 from the University of Maryland.

DNP Scholarly Project

Preventing Cardiac Arrest in the Postoperative Congenital Heart Disease Patient: A High-fidelity Simulation Boot Camp for Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Nurse Practitioners

Major Achievement(s)

  • The Johns Hopkins Zamierowski Simulation Fellowship
  • Invited speaker: 15th Annual International Symposium on Congenital Heart Disease, Tales of the ALCAPA
  • Invited speaker: 16th Annual International Symposium on Congenital Heart Disease, Early Recognition and Management of Low Cardiac Output in the Postoperative Congenital Heart Disease Patient
  • Invited faculty: 8th World Congress on Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Workshop: Cutting Edge Concepts for Managing Cardiac Arrest in the Critically Ill Child: Beyond the 2015 Guidelines