Kathleen Piotrowski, DNP, CRNA

Kathleen Piotrowski, DNP, CRNA
Specialty Coordinator, Nurse Anesthesia
Program Administrator, Nurse Anesthesia
Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing
520-626-5889
Nursing (#203)
Room Number: 
305

Research and Clinical:

Research and Clinical Interest: 
Technology and patient safety; evidence-based practice, nurse anesthesia practice and legislation
Clinical Expertise: 

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist 1994-present

Employment History:

OHIO: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital, Crystal Clinic, Akron Children's Medical Center

ARIZONA: Banner Boswell Medical Center, Banner Del Webb Medical Center, Maricopa  Medical Center, Thunderbird Endoscopy & Cancer Treatment Centers of America

 

All Funding: 
Funding Source
January 2016
$250,000.00
Marshall Foundation Grant for Nurse Anesthesia Simulation Lab
PI
October 2015
$1000.00
Arnold P. Gold Foundation White Coat Ceremony
Co-PI
June 2015
$3700
HRSA Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship Grant
PI
Publications: 
Burns SM, Wojnakowski M, Piotrowski K, Caraffa G. Unintentional hypothermia: implications for perianesthesia nurses. J Perianesth Nurs. 2009 Jun;24(3):167-73; quiz 174-6. doi:10.1016/j.jopan.2009.03.003. Review. Erratum in: J Perianesth Nurs. 2009 Oct;24(5):331.
 
Burns SM, Piotrowski K, Caraffa G, Wojnakowski M. Incidence of postoperative hypothermia and the relationship to clinical variables.  J Perianesth Nurs. 2010 Oct;25(5):286-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jopan.2010.07.001.
 
Piotrowski K. (2012). Reducing the barriers to electronic documentation in anesthesia practice settings. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), 16 (3), Available at http://ojni.org/issues/?p=2003
 
Honors and Awards: 
2010
ThinkSwiss Travel Grant University of Basel Switzerland
Education: 
Institution/LocationDegreeAttendedField of Study
The University of Arizona
DNP
2008-2011
Nursing
Case Western Reserve University/ Cleveland Clinic Foundation/ Cleveland, Ohio
MSN
1992-1994
Nurse Anesthesia
Kent State University/Kent, Ohio
BSN-Honors
1983-1987
Nursing