Professional Bio

  • Doctorate of Nursing Practice, University of Northern Colorado, 2012
  • Masters of Science in Nursing, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, University of Colorado – Colorado Springs, 2004
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (graduated Summa Cum Laude), Regis University, 1996
  • Associate of Science in Nursing (graduated Cum Laude), College of the Desert - Joshua Tree, California, 1990

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Certifications and Expertise

em>Clinical Certifications
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) - regional instructor
  • S.T.A.B.L.E. Lead instructor
  • RTS Bereavement Coordinator
  • Basic Life Support - certified
  • NCC Neonatal Nurse Practitioner certification

Professional Memberships

  • National Association of Neonatal Nurses, Secretary/Treasurer (2017-2018)
  • National Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners, Council Chair (2014-2016), Council Member (2012-2014)
  • Front Range Association of Neonatal Nurses – Founder, Past President, Member

Research and Scholarship

Recent Publications

Meier, S.R., et al. (2017) Mentoring Toolkit for Novice Nurse Practitioners. Chicago, IL. National, Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners

Kaminski,M.M, Meier, S., & Staebler, S. (2015). National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANNP), Workforce Survey. Advances in Neonatal Care, 15(3),182-190.

Meier, S.R. (2015). Physiologic Responses of the Newborn to Birth. In M. Davidson, M.London, P. Ladewig Olds’ Maternal-Newborn Nursing and Women’s Health Across the Lifespan, 10th Edition (pp.650-668). Boston: Pearson Education Inc.

Bennett, M, & Meier, S.R. (2014). Assessment of the Dysmorphic Infant. In E.P. Tappero. & M.E. Honeyfield (Eds.) Physical Assessment of the Newborn: A Comprehensive Approach to the Art of Physical Examination, 5th Edition (pp.221-238). Santa Rosa: NICU Ink.

Meier, S.R. (2013). Concept Analysis of Mentoring. Advances in Neonatal Care, 13(5), 341-345.

Recent Presentations

Meier, S.R. Key Components of a Mentoring Program for Novice Nurse Practitioners, NANN national conference, 2013.

Meier, S.R. Key Components of a Mentoring Program for Novice Nurse Practitioners, NANN Research Summit, 2013.

Awards and Recognition

Community Involvement and Service