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Kathryn Kushto-Reese, MSN, RN

Kathryn Kushto-Reese
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Specialties and Expertise

  • Asthma
  • Community
  • Community / Public Health
  • Pediatrics
  • Simulation


Kathryn Kushto-Reese loves teaching the practical aspects of pediatric care. Her core interest in education, publication, and presentation has been on improving the health and well-being of children in the community. Much of her clinical work centers on underserved, urban children and youth, particularly with respect to asthma care and education. In the classroom, Kushto-Reese emphasizes the application of critical thinking skills to complex pediatric nursing situations, educating students about dosage calculation, coordinating the skills lab for new nursing students, and implementing new teaching strategies.

Additional Resources

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  • Videos

    Oxygen Delivery Systems
    An overview of high-flow and low-flow oxygen delivery systems.
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  • Publications/Research

    Foronda, C., Alhusen, J., Budhathoki, C., Lamb, M., Tinsley, K., MacWilliams, B., Daniels, J., Baptiste, D., Reese, K., & Bauman, E. (2015).  "A Mixed-Methods, International, Multisite Study to Develop and Validate a Measure of Nurse-to-Physician Communication in Simulation." Nursing Education Perspectives. pp. 383- 388.

    Kushto-Reese, K., Mudd, S., Sloand. E., Swoboda, S. Pediatric Simulation in Pre-Licensure Nursing. Journal of Pregnancy and Child Health (2015).2 (3), 1000164.

    Lynn, J.S., & Kushto-Reese, K. (2015). "Understanding Asthma Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management." American Nurse Today, 10 (7), 49-51.

  • Awards/Honors

    2017   Nursing Education Summit Achievement Award, MNA District 2. Poster Presentation: “Creative, High Impact Teaching/Learning Strategies”

    2013   Award of Achievement for participation in the (NCSBN) National Council State Board of Nursing 2 Year Simulation Study, 2011- 2013

    2012   Johns Hopkins Shining Star Award

    2009   Appointed as a Simulation Education Leader on the NSP 11 grant (M-FAST), the Maryland Academy for Simulation Teaching in Nursing

    2007   Source Community Service Award, Bloomberg School of Public Health. Certificate/Nomination for providing Head Start screenings to the children of Baltimore City (awarded as well to the accelerated, traditional JHSON class of 2007)