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Meggan Butler-O’Hara, M.S.N., P.N.P., N.N.P.

Biography

  1. Interdisciplinary training and credentialing in neonatal procedural skills
  2. Neonatal Resuscitation

Meggan Butler-O’Hara is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing at the University of Rochester, School of Nursing and a Level VI Senior Neonatal Nurse Practitioner at the Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She directs the simulation procedural program for advanced practice providers from hospitals throughout the Finger Lakes region of New York. Through this program, advanced practice providers learn new procedural techniques and renew existing skills for maintenance of credentialing. Meggan tracks procedural and patient outcomes to improve patient safety and quality.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - American Nursing Credentialing Center
  • Certified Neonatal Nurse Practitioner - National Certification Corporation

Education

1990
B.S.N. | Utica College of Syracuse University
Bachelor of Science, Nursing

1992
M.S.N. | University of Rochester
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Publications

  • Use of Glycerin Suppositories to Reduce Hyperbilirubinemia in Premature Infants Requiring Phototherapy, Principal Investigator.
    Author(s): Butler-OHara
    Publisher: JOGNN
    Date Published: 1/31/2017
  • Implementing Evidence Based Nutritional Practices Reduces Postnatal Growth Restriction In Infants < 31 Weeks. :
    Author(s): Meyers J, Butler-O’Hara M, Foti T, and Stevens T.
    Publisher: Pediatric Academic Society
    Date Published: 5/5/2014
  • Training in Placement of Peripheral Central Catheters in the Neonates.
    Author(s): Butler-O’Hara M, Reininger A, and Dadiz R.
    Publisher: MedEdPortal 2014
    Date Published: 2/3/2014
    www.mededportal.org[mededportal.org.
  • Butler-O’Hara M, Reininger A, and Dadiz R. Educational Evidence-Based Strategies in the NICU: Simulation to Standardize Patient Care and Maintain Procedural Competency
    Author(s): Butler-O’Hara M, Reininger A, and Dadiz R
    Publisher: Neonatal Network
    Date Published: 2/3/2014
  • Long-term and Short-term Use of Umbilical Venous Catheters: Infection Risks Revisited.
    Author(s): Butler-OHara
    Publisher: Journal of Pediatrics
    Date Published: 12/2/2013
  • An Evidence Based Catheter Bundle Alters Central Venous Catheter Strategy in Newborn Infants.
    Author(s): Butler-O’Hara M, Stevens T, Hoey H, and D’Angio C.
    Publisher: Journal of Pediatrics
    Date Published: 4/2/2012
  • Exploring the Association Between Pain Intensity and Facial Display in Term Newborns. Pain Research and Management.
    Author(s): Schiavenato M, Butler-O’Hara M, and Scovanner P
    Publisher: The Journal of the Canadian Pain Society
    Date Published: 2/7/2011
  • Long- and Short- Term Use of Umbilical Venous Catheters: Infection Risks Revisited.
    Author(s): Butler-O’Hara M, Stevens T, and D’Angio C.
    Publisher: Pediatric Academic Society
    Date Published: 5/3/2010