Professional Bio

Education

  • Ph.D., Nursing Education, University of Northern Colorado (in progress)
  • M.S., Neonatal Nursing, University of Colorado
  • B.S.N., University of Northern Colorado

Professional Memberships

  • National Association of Neonatal Nurses, FRANN Chapter, Chapter President, Editor in Chief: Advances in Neonatal Care
  • National Certification Corporation (NCC), National, President
  • National Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners (NANNP)
  • American Nurses Association (ANA)
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics – Perinatal Section Editor in Chief: Advances in Neonatal Care (The official Journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses)

Clinical Expertise & Certifications

  • National Certification Corporation (NCC)
  • Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP)       

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Education
Neonatal Feeding Practices
Neonatal Transport

Recent Publications

Witt, C.L. (2010). Neonatal dermatology. In Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 4th Ed. T. Verklan, M. Walden (Eds) Philadelphia, Elsevier.

Witt, C.L. (2009). Skin Assessment. In Physical Assessment of the Newborn 3rd ed. E. Tappero, M.E. Honeyfield, (Eds)

 

Recent Presentations

Witt, C. Perinatal Effects of Maternal Depression, SSRI’s and other Mental Health Issues. National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) National Meeting, Nashville, TN. Platform. October 2, 2013.

Witt, C. Perinatal Effects of Maternal Depression, SSRI’s and other Mental Health Issues.National Association of Neonatal NursesNANN) National Meeting, Nashville, TN. Platform. October 2, 2013.

Witt, C.  So you want to be a Reviewer? How to Review Manuscripts for Publication. National Association of Neonatal Nurses NANN National Meeting, Nashville, TN. Platform. October 2, 2013.

Witt, C. L. Late Preterm Infants, Colorado Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses Conference, Colorado Springs, CO. April 26, 2013.

Witt, C.  Writing for Publication. National Association of Neonatal Nurses, National Meeting, Orlando FL. September 2011.

Witt, C. Resuscitation of the Very Low Birth Weight Infant. Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrical, and Neonatal Nursing (AWHONN), Denver, CO. June 2011.

Witt, C. Top 3 articles of 2010. Front Range Association of Neonatal Nursing, Keystone, CO. October 2010.

Witt, C. Hot topics for Neonatal Nurse Practitioners. Front Range Association of Neonatal Nurses, Keystone, CO. October 2010.

Witt, C. (2009, April) Fundamentals of Genetics, Front Range Association of Neonatal Nurses, Denver, CO

Awards & Recognition

  • Leadership Award, National Association of Neonatal Nurses, October 2012.