Elizabeth DiPietro, M.S.N., C.R.R.N.

Elizabeth DiPietro
Elizabeth DiPietro
Clinical Nurse Specialist

Kennedy Krieger Institute
707 North Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205
Office: (443) 923-9430
Direct: (443) 923-9477

Elizabeth DiPietro's role in the nursing department is multi-dimensional, with a focus on staff education. She coordinates nursing student placements, research and writes policies and procedures, as well as coordinates with Johns Hopkins Children's Center to ensure current practice, and implement new clinical products.

Biographical Sketch:

DiPietro obtained her BSN in 1990 and MSN in 1994, both from the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. She also holds a BS (1989) in biology from Washington College. DiPietro have been employed in the nursing department at Kennedy Krieger Institute for 20 years.

Research Summary:

All of the research interests in the nursing department involve improving patient care or patient care delivery. Currently, our department is in the process of examining "monitor alarm fatigue." Our goal is to provide safe and effective patient monitoring without frequent false alarms.

Publications and Presentations:

Side Bar Author -- Poe, S. S., & White, K. M. (2010). Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice: Implementation and Translation. Indianapolis: Sigma Theta Theta International.

DiPietro, E. A. (2010). Research is the Key. Nurses First, 10.

Reber, P., DiPietro, E. A., Paraway, Y., Smith, R., Obst, B., & Koller, C. (2010). Communication: The Key to Effective Interdisciplinary Collaboration in the Care of a Child with Complex Rehabilitation Needs. Rehabiliation Nursing, 36(5), 181-185.