Education and Training

Additional Training

Licensed Practical Nurse Certification (LPN) – Eastern Montgomery Vocational Technical School, Willow Grove, PA
Associate Degree of Nursing (ADN) – Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PA

Board Certification

Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care (CPNP-PC)
Competency and Credentialing Institute (CCI) Certified Registered Nurse First Assistant (CRNFA)
National Institute of First Assisting (NIFA) - Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA)

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - Immaculata University, Immaculata, PA

Graduate Degree

MSN - Drexel University, Philadelphia PA
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) – Villanova University, Villanova, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Neurogenic bladder
Neurogenic bowel
Voiding function

Publications

Papers

2018

Adams, A. J., Muhly, W. T., Gurnany, H. G., Kerr, J. C., & Wells, L. (2018). Short-term outcomes in pediatric patients managed with peripheral nerve blockade for arthroscopic anterior ligament reconstruction and/or meniscus surgeries. Cureus, 1-12. doi:10.7759/cureus.2852

2017

Brusalis, C. M., Lawrence, J. T., Ranade, S. C., Kerr, J. C., Pulos, N., Wells, L., & Ganley, T. J. (2017). Can a novel, low-cost simulation model be used to teach anterior cruciate ligament graft preparation? Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.

2012

Scully, S., Mallon, M., Kerr, J. C., & Ludzia-DeAngelis, A. (2012). Fetal myelomeningocele: A new standard of care. AORN, 175-195.

2002

Howell, L., Burns, K., Lenghetti, E., Kerr, J., & Sargent-Harkins, L. (2002). Management of fetal airway obstruction: An innovative strategy. Maternal Child Nursing, 238-243.

1996

Davidoff, A., Hebra, A., Kerr, J., & Stafford, P. W. (1996). Thoracoscopically-assisted irrigation and debridement of empyema in children. Journal of Laparoendoscopic Surgery, 6:S51.

Davidoff, A., Soutter, A., Kerr, J. C., & Stafford, P. W. (1996). Laparoscopic splenectomy in children. Pediatric Endosurgery & Innovative Techniques, 29-32.

Awards and Honors

2019, Nurse Innovator Award, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN)
National Association of Pediatric Nurses and Practitioners (NAPNAP)
Pediatric Urology Nurses and Specialists (PUNS)