Kimberly DiGerolamo, MSN, BSN, RN, PCNS-BC

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Kimberly DiGerolamo, MSN, BSN, RN, PCNS-BC, is a clinical nurse specialist with the Division of Neurology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Additional Training

Post-Master of Science in Nursing, Clinical Nurse Specialist - University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Board Certification

Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist, Board Certified

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - Holy Family University, Philadelphia, PA
BA in Advertising - Pennsylvania State University, University City, PA

Graduate Degree

MSN - University of Phoenix, Tempe, AZ

Titles and Academic Titles

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2017

DiGerolamo K, Davis KF. An Integrative Review of Pediatric Fall Risk Assessment Tools. Send to J Pediatr Nurs. 2017 May - Jun;34:23-28. doi: 10.1016/j.pedn.2017.02.036. Epub 2017 Mar 9.

Posters and Presentations

2018

Jaffe, A., Alessandroni, K. Branning, E., DiGerolamo, K.  (2018, May).Watch the rates fall: Falling for the harm prevention program.  Poster session presented at the 8th Annual Quality and Patient Safety Day Philadelphia, PA Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.

DiGerolamo, K., Hopkins, E., Day, T.E., Foster, C., Fried, L., Mason, T.B., Nelson, A., Kane, E.R. (2018, May). Patient Flow Initiative- Improving Timely Discharges- Out by Noon.  Poster session presented at the 8th Annual Quality and Patient Safety Day and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

2017

DiGerolamo, K., Jaffe, A., Alessandroni, K., Bezpalko, O. (2017). Tracking bundle compliance to decrease harm: how we watched our rates “Fall”. Poster session presented at the 7th Annual Quality and Patient Safety Day. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA and Nurses’ Week Research and Evidence Based Practice Day, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.

2016

Barkman, D., Correale, C. (2016, July). Partnering to Prevent Patient Falls at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Poster presented at the 7th International Conference on Patient- and Family-Centered Care: Partnerships in Care, Interprofessional Education, and Research, New York. 

2015

Greenberg, A., DiGerolamo, K., Toner, C., & Davis, K.F.  (2015, March/May).  Humpty Dumpty is now an adult; will our fall risk assessment tool yield the same result?  Poster session presented at the 5th Annual Quality and Patient Safety Day and Nurses’ Week Research and Evidence Based Practice Day, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.

Awards and Honors

2017, Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice Day, 3rd Place Poster Award, CHOP
2015, Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice Day, 2nd Place Poster Award, CHOP
2014, 4th Annual Quality and Patient Safety Day, Safe Keeping Achievement Award, 1st Place Poster Award, CHOP
2014, Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice Day, 1st Place Poster Award, CHOP
2013, Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice Day, 3rd Place Poster Award, CHOP
2013, Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) Safety Award,CHOP
2010, The Association of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology National Conference, 1st Place Poster Award
2008, Caroline Langstadter Nursing Award
2008, Dale Carnegie Award for Highest Achievement