Beth Heuer, DNP, CRNP, CPNP-PC, PMHS

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Beth Heuer, DNP, CRNP, CPNP-PC, PMHS, is a pediatric nurse practitioner/senior CRNP with the Division of Human Genetics and Mitochondrial Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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

Education and Training

Board Certification

Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care (CPNP-PC)
Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Pediatric Primary Mental Health Specialist (PMHS)

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA

Graduate Degree

DNP - Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh, PA
MSN - University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner/Senior CRNP

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2016

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Heuer, B., Gigli, K., Hunter, J., Lofgren, M., Rankin, A., Reyes, I. (2016).  NAPNAP position statement on the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP).  Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 31(1), 17A-19A.  doi:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pedhc.2016.08.014

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Heuer, B., Gigli, K., Koppolu, R., Ariagno, J., Connelly, M., Reyes, I. (2016).  NAPNAP position statement on access to care.  Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 31(1), 13A-15A.  doi:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pedhc.2016.08.013

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Hittle, K., Heuer, B., Manion, A., Rankin, A. (2016). Position statement on nurse practitioner prescriptive privileges.  Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 30(3), A-15-A16.  doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pedhc.2016.01.007

Heuer, B., Williams, S.  (2016). Collaboration between PNPs and school nurses: Meeting the complex medical and academic needs of the child with ADHD.  Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 30(1), 88-93.  doi: 10.1016/j.pedhc.2015.09.001

2002

Bernardo, LM, Gardner, MJ, Rosenfield, RL, Cohen, BA, Pitetti, R. (2002).  A comparison of dog bite injuries in younger and older children treated in a pediatric emergency department.  Pediatric Emergency Care, 18 (2), 247-249.

Bernardo, LM, Gardner, MJ, O’Dair, J., Cohen, B., Lucke, J., Pitetti, R. (2002).  The DOG BITES Program: Documentation of growls and bites in the emergency setting.  Journal of Emergency Nursing, 28 (6), 536-541.

2001

Bernardo, LM, Gardner, MJ, O’Dair, JB, Cohen, BA, Lucke, J, Pitetti, R (2001).  The DOG BITES Program [Abstract].  Journal of Emergency Nursing, 27 (5), 435.

Bernardo, LM, Gardner, MJ, O’Dair, J. & Cohen, BA (2001).  The PAWS Program: Pediatric Animal Awareness and Safety.  Journal of Emergency Nursing, 27 (4), 387-390.

Books

Chapters

2018

Heuer, B. (2018).  Neurological Disorders: Neurofibromatosis Type 1 and Tourette Syndrome.  In D. Hallas (Ed.) Behavioral Pediatric Healthcare for Nurse Practitioners.  New York, NY: Springer Publishing.

2002

Noonan, N. Bolinger, C. &, Cohen, BA. (2002). Hematologic and Oncologic Emergencies. In L. Bernardo & D. Thomas (Eds.) Core Curriculum for Pediatric Emergency Nursing.  Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

Posters and Presentations

2019

Heuer, B. (2019).  Disruptive Behavior from Toddlerhood Through Adolescence.  Three Rivers NAPNAP 23rd Annual Winter Symposium.  Cranberry Township, PA.

2018

Bridgemohan, C., Krueger, C., Heuer, B. (2018).  Developmental Behavioral Diagnosis and Management in Pediatrics: Autism Case Presentation.  NAPNAP/Society for Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics (SDBP) Specialty Symposium.  Anaheim, CA.

Heuer, B., Hunter, J., Reyes, I., Lofgren, M., Danford, C., Diver-Spruit, J., Crawford, D., Rankin, A. (2018).  “APRN Precepting: Providing the Tools for Successful Clinical Education Experiences.”  NAPNAP 39th National Conference on Pediatric Health Care.  Chicago, IL.

2017

Heuer, B. (2017).  “Sensational Pediatric Care: Helping the Child with Sensory Processing Difficulty”.  NAPNAP 38th National Conference on Pediatric Health Care.  Denver, CO.

Heuer, B. (2017).  “Primary Care of the Child with Neurological Disorders”.  Three Rivers NAPNAP 21st Annual Winter Symposium.  Moon Township, PA

Awards and Honors

1988, Cum Laude graduate, University of Pittsburgh
1987, 2013, Inductee, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2017-present, Association for Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
2016-present, UPMC Preceptor Academy   
 - 2016-present, Secretary
2013-present, Neurofibromatosis Clinics Association Executive/Advisory Board
2013-present, Society for Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics (SDBP)  
2011-present, American Association of Nurse Practitioners          
 - 2016-present, Item Writer- PMHS Certification Exam
 - 2019-present, PMHS Exam Committee
2000-present, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)
 - 2017-present, Association representative to National Quality Forum
 - 2016-present, Health Policy Committee
 - 2016-present, Professional Issues Committee, Committee chair
 - 2013-present, Developmental Behavioral Mental Health SIG
 - 2012-present, Professional Issues Committee