Christine Catts MSN, APN, NNP-BC

Christine Catts MSN, APN, NNP-BC

Christine Catts MSN, APN, NNP-BC, is a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner in the Division of Neonatology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: CHOP at Virtua Voorhees; CHOP at Virtua Memorial
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Board Certification

Basic Life Support (BLS)
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP-BC)

Undergraduate Degree

BSN, College of New Jersey Ewing, NJ

Graduate Degree

MSN - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

APN Team Leader, CHOP Newborn Care Network

Departments and Services

Publications

Posters and Presentations

2016

Christine Catts, Andrea Mottershead, Lauren Speirs, Brianna Singh. "Sustaining a culture of change in fighting infections." Academy of Neonatal Nurses annual conference. September 2016

Christine Catts, Pam Britland, Melissa Bowen, Lora Carbery. "Implementing a Donor Human milk program in the NICU." Academy of Neonatal Nurses annual conference. September 2016

Christine Catts, Andrea Mottershead, Melissa Bowen, John Chuo, Cheryl Alexander, Joy Haines, Kathy Denton. "Decreasing medication days in Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome with a non- pharmacological approach to treatment and awareness of the substance exposed neonate." Academy of Neonatal Nurses annual conference. September 2016

Terry O’Malley, Christine Catts, Andrea Mottershead. "Reducing the number of days to full oral feeds with an infant driven feeding program." Academy of Neonatal Nurses annual conference. September 2016

Christine Catts. "Use of an exclusive Human milk diet in the neonate." Virtua Innovations in Care conference, podium presentation. September 2016

Christine Catts. "Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome; caring for the family." Virtua Nursing Congress meeting, podium presentation. July 2016

2015

Christine Catts, John Chuo, Kevin Graff, Paresh Pandit, Linda Levy. "Reducing Radiation Exposure and Improving X-Ray Quality in the NICU." Pediatric Academic Societies annual conference, poster presentation. April 2015

Paresh Pandit, Christine Catts, Kevin Graff, Lindy Levy. "Reducing Radiation Exposure and Improving X-Ray Quality in the NICU." Eastern Society for Pediatric Research, podium presentation. March 2015

Christine Catts, Andrea Mottershead. “Virtua NICU Germ Busters, stomping out infection one bug at a time.” American Nurses Association (ANA) National Quality Conference, poster presentation. February 2015

2014

Christine Catts. "Decreasing X-ray exposure in the NICU." NJ Neoforum Conference 2014, poster presentation. June 2014

2013

Christine Catts. "Infection in the Neonate." Virtua Voorhees, NICU lecture series; May 2013, Oct. 2013

Awards and Honors

2016-2018, Jonas Center – Donald Jonas Legacy Scholar
2016, Virtua STAR award - Team Caring Culture
2015, Blue Cross Blue Shield Advance Nurse Practice leader Scholarship
2014, Virtua Advanced Practice Nurse award
2013, Virtua STAR award - Team excellence
2009, March of Dimes, NJ Chapter; Advanced Clinical Practice Award
1999, Helene Fuld School of Nursing, Teacher of Excellence Award

Leadership and Memberships

American Nurses Association
NJ State Nurses Association
National Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners
National Association of Neonatal Nurses