Professional Bio

Education

  • Ph.D., Nursing Education, University of Northern Colorado, 2014
  • M.S., Neonatal Nursing, University of Colorado
  • B.S.N., University of Northern Colorado

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Clinical Certifications and Expertise

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

Professional Memberships

  • National Association of Neonatal Nurses, FRANN Chapter, Chapter President
  • 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), Alpha Kappa Chapter-at-large
  • American Academy of Pediatrics – Perinatal Section

 

 

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests
  • Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Education
  • Neonatal Feeding Practices
  • Neonatal Transport

Recent Publications

Witt CL. (2015). Neonatal dermatology. In M.T. Verklan, & M. Walden (Eds) Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 5th ed.  795-812. Philadelphia, Elsevier.

Witt CL. (2015). Skin assessment. In EP Tappero, ME Honeyfield (Eds) Physical Assessment of the Newborn, 5th ed.45-60. Petaluma, CA, NICU INK.

Witt CL. (2015). Neonatal dermatology. In M.T. Verklan, & M. Walden (Eds) Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 5th ed.  795-812. Philadelphia, Elsevier.

Witt CL. (2015). Skin assessment. In EP Tappero, ME Honeyfield (Eds) Physical Assessment of the Newborn, 5th ed. 45-60. Petaluma, CA, NICU INK.

Recent Presentations

Witt, C.L. (2016).  Neonatal Dermatology. Academy of Neonatal Nursing Advanced Practice Conference, San Diego, CA.

Witt, C.L. (2016).  Effects of maternal depression, SSRIs and other mental health disorders on the neonate.  Academy of Neonatal Nursing Advanced Practice Conference, San Diego, CA.

Witt, C.L. (2015).  Experience of RNs in a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program. Neonatal Advanced Practice Conference, Denver, CO.

Witt, C.L. (2015).  NCC Update. Neonatal Advanced Practice Conference, Denver, CO.

Witt, C.L. (2015). Experience of RNs in a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program. Nurse Educator Conference in the Rockies, Breckenridge, CO.

Witt, C.L. (2015). Experiences of RNs in a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program, Neonatal Advanced Practice Forum, Washington D.C.

Witt, C.L., Krening, C. (2015). Legal Issues in Perinatal Nursing. AWHONN Regional Meeting, Denver, CO.

Witt, C.L. (2015). Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. AWHONN Regional Meeting, Denver, CO.

Witt, C.L. (2014). Effects of maternal depression, SSRIs, and other mental health disorders on the neonate. AWHONN Regional Meeting, Loveland, CO.

Witt, C.L. (2014). Update on advanced practice education and regulation. District VII Section on Perinatal Pediatrics 38th Annual Conference, Denver, CO.

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 Nurses (NANN) 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.

Awards & Recognition

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

Community Involvement and Service

Service to Profession

  • Reviewer: Advances in Neonatal Care, The Official Journal of NANN (National Association of Neonatal Nurses)