Mary Schucker, MSN, MS, CPNP-PC

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Mary Schucker, MSN, MS, CPNP-PC, is a nurse practitioner in the Emergency Department at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Abdominal pain in adolescent girls, Airway simulation, Child abuse, Nurse practitioner education
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Additional Training

Post BS in Health Informatics - Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Advanced Trauma Life Support
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care (CPNP-PC)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner - Pediatric (SANE-P)

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

MSN, Primary Care Young Family - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
MS in Health Informatics - Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Nurse Practitioner

Departments and Services

Research Interests

  • APN to APN emergency department nurse practitioner handoff characteristics
  • Expanded scope of practice benefits for patients and nurse practitioners in the pediatric emergency department
  • Provider perceptions of mobile health
  • Decreasing pre-analytic error through education in emergency department blood draws
  • Management of NGAS in patients 16 and older

Publications

Books

2019

Cavallaro, S., MD, Del Pizzo, J., MD, Schucker, M., CRNP. (2019) Chapter 51 Oligomenorrhea Fleisher & Ludwig's Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine (8th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.

2016

Schucker, M, (2016). Chapter: Disaster Management Review. Lippincott Certification Review: Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (1st ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

2015

Mollen, C., MD, Schucker, M., CPNP, & Love, N., RN. (2015). Abdominal Pain in Post Pubertal Girls. In Fleisher & Ludwig's Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine (7th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.

Posters and Presentations

2020

Schucker, M (2020, March) NAPNAP 41st National Conference Practice Innovation March 27 2020 Long Beach CA: Pediatric Acute Care Speed Session Pediatric Vaginal Bleeding, Oligomenorrhea, Vaginal Discharge and Sexual Assault Updates for the Pediatric APN.

NAPNAP 41st National Conference Practice Innovation March 27 2020 Long Beach CA: Improving Advance Practice Nurse (APN) to APN Handoff Communication in the Emergency Department Extended Care Unit – An APN Quality Improvement Project.

3rd CHOP Interprofessional Education Day Symposium January 22, 2020 Poster Session: Improving Advance Practice Nurse (APN) to APN Handoff Communication in the Emergency Department extended Care Unit – An APN Quality Improvement Project.

2019

International Council of Nurses Congress Practice Innovation Poster Presentation June 27 – July 1 2019 Mandalay Bay, Singapore; 25 Years of APNs in the ED; Mary Schucker MSN, MSHI, CRNP, CPNP, PNP-PC, ENP-B, Department of Emergency Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, United States.

NAPNAP (2019 March) Emergency Department Nurse Practitioners (EDNP) Self & Peer Handoff Qualitative Characteristics Identify Areas For Education In The EDECU, Sara DiGirolamo MSN CRNP, CPNP-AC, SANE-P, Mary Schucker MSN MSHI, CRNP, CPNP, ENP-BC, PNP-BC, Tracy Walker MSN CRNP, CPNP-AC, New Orleans, Louisiana.

2nd CHOP Interprofessional Education Day January 2019: Education and Collaboration between the CHOP Office of Digital Health, CHOP Community Relations, PCC and Norristown School Nurses: Keeping Children Healthy Safe and Ready to Learn; Kate Fuller, Sara Gibbons, Chalice Jerman, Bonnie Offit MD & Mary Schucker CRNP.

2nd CHOP Interprofessional Education Day January 2019: Emergency department nurse practitioner (EDNP) handoff characteristics identify areas for a rounds Quality Improvement (QI) project in an EDNP managed 23 hour extended care unit (EDECU).

2018

3rd Global Conference on Emergency Nurse and Trauma Care (October 2018) Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands Expanded Scope of Practice benefits patients and nurse practitioners in the pediatric emergency department – Mary Schucker MSN, MSHI, CRNP, CPNP, PNP-PC, ENP-B & Patricia Lopez, MSN, CRNP, CPNP, PC/AC, Department of Emergency Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, United States.

10th International Council of Nurses Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nurse International Conference Rotterdam 2018 26-29 August, The Netherlands NP’s in the ED: Perceived Benefits and Areas for Improvement with Increased Scope of Practice Mary Schucker MSN, MSHI, CRNP, CPNP, PNP-PC, ENP-B & Patricia Lopez, MSN, CRNP, CPNP, PC/AC, Department of Emergency Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, United States.

2016

Mobile Health Provider Perceptions and Utilization, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Decreasing Clotted Hematology Lab Specimens Continuous Quality Improvement, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Emergency Department Divisional Meeting January 2016.

Awards and Honors

2019, Clinical Master, Center for Advanced Practice, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2016, Delaware Valley Chapter of HIMSS (DVHIMSS) Academic Scholarship Program for Healthcare Information Management and Healthcare Information Technology

2000, Award for Practice Innovation: Using Language Line to Improve Patient Immunization Rates in an Urban Spanish Speaking Community, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)

1993, Sigma Theta Tau Leadership Award, University of Pennsylvania

Editorial and Academic Positions

Mass Casualty Incident Committee, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Leadership and Memberships

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)
  • International Council of Nurses (ICN)