Kimberly McIltrot, DNP, CPNP, CWOCN
Kimberly Haus McIltrot began her career as an Army nurse 27 years ago, specializing in maternal-child health. For 17 years she has worked as the lead nurse practitioner in pediatric surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. She earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree in 2010 at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. McIltrot worked to establish the American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association’s Journal of Pediatric Surgical Nursing and serves as its editor-in-chief. She has written numerous journal articles as well as textbook chapters on wound care, pediatrics, and pediatric surgery.
Areas of Scholarly Expertise and InterestWound care, pediatrics, and pediatric surgery
Below are selected resources. For more information, please see full CV.
Editor in Chief, Journal of Pediatric Surgical Nursing
McIltrot, K. (2015). "Assessment and management of the pediatric patient." In J. Colwell & J. Carmel (Eds.), WOCN Core Curriculum: Ostomy Management (1st ed., 158-175) Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
McIltrot, K. & Wilson, L. (2014). "Child with altered gastrointestinal status." In V. Bowden & C. Greenberg (Eds.), Children and Their Families: The Continuum of Care (3rd ed., pp. 783-874). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
McIltrot, K. (2013). "Caring for the child with technology needs in the home." In N. T. Browne, L. M. Flanigan, C. A. McComiskey, & P. Pieper (Eds.). Nursing Care of the Pediatric Surgical Patient (3rd ed., pp. 87-94). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.
McIltrot, K. (2013). "Wound management in neonates, children and adolescents." In N. T. Browne, L. M. Flanigan, C. A. McComiskey, & P. Pieper (Eds.). Nursing Care of the Pediatric Surgical Patient (3rd ed., pp. 149-166). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.
- Pectus excavatum/carinatum and nuss repair
- Pediatric wound care
Awards and Honors
2014 American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Associations Founders Award, “Excellence in Pediatric Surgical Nursing”
2014 International Academy of Nursing Editors (INANE), Suzanne Smith Mentoring Editors Award
2010 Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing