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Children's Hospital Clinical Practice Committee

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Co-Chairs: , MD,
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Charge

The UVA Children’s Hospital Practice Committee is an interdisciplinary committee charged with coordination and implementation of the Plan for Provision of Care for children in both the inpatient and outpatient setting.  This Committee addresses clinical practice issues that extend beyond the scope of practice for a single professional discipline (e.g., pediatric medicine and surgery, nutrition, nursing, pharmacy, therapies, social work, etc.) in all settings across the continuum of care. The Committee is responsible for review, coordination, and submission of policies and practices that directly impact all aspects of the clinical and family-centered care of children.  The Committee provides organizational guidance regarding faculty, staff, resident, nursing, and other clinician training and competency for the clinical care of children.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Reviews and recommends practice standards for the care of children in a family-centered care environment across the continuum of care
  • Provides direction and oversight for an effective patient and family-centered care education process
  • Provides organizational guidance regarding faculty, staff, resident, nursing, and other clinician training and competency for the clinical care of children in a family-centered care environment
  • Approves clinical procedures, protocols and guidelines that directly impact the care of children
  • When clinical policies or guidelines affect all areas of the Children's Hospital, maintains written policies and procedures
  • Review and makes recommendations to clinical policies submitted by other standing CSEC Committees to ensure practices relating to children's issues are addressed appropriately
  • Solicits and reviews the minutes and reports generated from the various CSEC Committees and Subcommittees; provides feedback and makes recommendations as required; communicates information to CH faculty and staff
  • Provides direction and oversight for the Patient and Family-Centered Care Subcommittee

 

Members

Janet Allaire CH Director of Outpatient Services
Paul Matherne, MD Co Chair ACMO Children's Hospital, Pediatric Cardiology
Marcia Buck, Pharm D Pharmacy
Ashley Early, MSN Chair, Nursing Practice
Ashley Eason Advanced Practice Rep
Teresa Green Peds Ambulatory Rep
William Harmon, MD PICU
Timothy Hicks, RRT Respiratory Therapy
Karen League, RN, MSN Associate Chief, Children's Hospital and Women's Health
Bill McCollough Radiology
Lynn McDaniel, MD Acute Care Pediatric Co Medical Director
Eugene McGahren, MD Acute Care Pediatric Co Medical Director
Linda McGhee, RN Acute Pediatrics
James Nataro, MD Chair, Pediatrics
Rachel Nauman NICU
Sandra Neumayr, RN PICU Manager
Debra Owens, NNP, CO Chair NICU
Wendy Petrohoy, BSN, MSN Peds Surgery Nurse Manager
Robert Sinkin, MD, MPH Pediatrics, Neonatology
Jonathan Swanson, MD Pediatrics
Lynda Wells, MD Pediatric Anesthesiology
William Woods, MD Emergency Medicine Representative