Alison Pirie, MSN, RN, PCNS-BC, IBCLC
Alison Pirie has more than eight years of experience treating infants and toddlers, focusing on advocating for quality care for the chronically ill children she treats. She recently became a certified lactation consultant and has focused on infant care and nutrition, providing education and support to breastfeeding families. She has both led and participated in staff education and safety initiatives in various roles.
Areas of Scholarly Expertise and InterestPediatric palliative care; infant care; lactation
Pirie, A. (2012). "Pediatric Palliative Care Communication: Resources for the Clinical Nurse Specialist." Clinical Nurse Specialist, 26(4), 212-215.
Pirie, A., Butler, P., Burggraf, K., & Dietzel, S. (October 2013). "Applying the AACN Synergy Model to Patients with Stage One Bladder Exstrophy Repair." Poster presented at the Nursing of Children Network 10th Annual Regional Pediatric Nursing Conference, Wilmington, DE.
Awards and Honors
2011 Shirley Sohmer Award for Research, Pediatric Subcutaneous Hydration