Marketa Rejtar, DNP, RN, CPNP-AC/PC

Assistant Clinical Professor & Director, Pediatrics NP Program

Faculty, School of Nursing

Office: 401A Robinson Hall

Email: m.rejtar@neu.edu

Phone: 617-373-8588

Education and Training:
DNP  Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions
MSN  Northeastern University
BSN  University of Massachusetts Boston

Board Certifications:
Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNCB), Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNCB), Pediatric Advanced Life Support, BLS Certification

Centers/Institutes/Programs:
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program

Research Interests:
Simulation Experience for PNP Students; Pediatric Surgical Care; Quality of Patient Care; PNP-driven Care Outcomes

Funding:

  • Catheter Associated thrombosis, its incidence and associated risk factors and clinical outcomes in pediatric surgical patients. ETU Grant supported by The Harvard Catalyst Clinical and Translational Research Center (NCATS grant #8UL1TR000170), Funded, 2019.
  • Catheter Associated thrombosis, its incidence and associated risk factors and clinical outcomes in pediatric surgical patients. Inquiry Investment Drives Evidence into Action (IDEA) Grant # FP01024550, Boston Children’s Hospital Institutional Centers for Clinical and Translational Research, Funded, 2019.

Publications:
Farina, R., & Rejtar, M. (2018). Students’ Perspectives Regarding the Quality and Effectiveness of Nurse Practitioner Care in a University Health Center Setting. Journal of Adolescent and Family Health, 9(1), Article 11. Available at: https://scholar.utc.edu/jafh/vol9/iss1/11
Ranstrom, L., McGrath, E., Rejtar, M., Hayes, N., Jerome, J., Lajoie, D., & Mooney, D. (2018). Innovation in Patient Care: Evaluating Narcotic Use after Non-Perforated Appendectomy in Children [Poster Abstract]. Journal of Pediatric Surgical Nursing, 7(3), 102-104. 10.1097/JPS.0000000000000175
Rejtar, M., Ranstrom, L., & Allcox, C. (2017). Development of the 24/7 Nurse Practitioner Model on the Inpatient Pediatric General Surgery Service at a Large Tertiary Care Children’s Hospital and Associated Outcomes. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 31(1), 131-140. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pedhc.2016.08.007
Rejtar, M. (11/2016). Personal and professional reflection, 20-year College Anniversary Almanac contribution [invited written contribution). Brno, Czech Republic: Nursing College of Josef Podsednik.
Rejtarova, M., & Zavrelova, J. (2002). Nursing Care of High-Risk Newborns[Educational Monograph]. Brno, Czech Republic: Nursing College of Josef Podsednik.

Areas of Expertise:
Pediatrics; Pediatric Acute Care; Pediatric Surgical Care; Acute Care PNP Student Simulation; PNP Professional Issues

Honors & Awards:

  • Full-Time Faculty Professional Development Fund Award, “Skill training of thoracostomy/chest tube placement using the Sawbones Thoracostomy Model to acute care PNP students in order for the students to meet required skill competency”), Provost’s Office, Northeastern University, 2018
  • 3rd Place Conference Poster Award (Poster “Innovation in Patient Care: Evaluating Narcotic Use after NonPerforated Appendectomy in Children”), APSNA Annual Conference, 2018
  • ABCD Special Volunteer Appreciation Award to NU Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program, Action for Boston Community Development, Boston, 2018
  • Full-Time Faculty Professional Development Fund Award (“Training of central venousline and femoral line placement to acute care PNP students using the SIMULAB Vascular Access Child Training System in order for the studentsto meet a required skill competency”), Provost’s Office, Northeastern University, 2017
  • APN Level II Advancement, Boston Children’s Hospital, 2017
  • NAPNAP Presidential Certificate of Merit: Outstanding Service and Dedication, 2010
  • Gamma Epsilon Award for Excellence in Nursing, Northeastern University, 2007
  • Conference Travel Award, Graduate and Professional Student Association, Northeastern University, 2007
  • Trainee Grant Award, Northeastern University, 2006
  • Academic Excellence Award, University of Massachusetts Boston, 2004
  • Mentor Award, University of Massachusetts Boston, 2004

Appointments/Clinical Practice Affiliation:
Acute Care Surgical Pediatric Nurse Practitioner/Inpatient General Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital

Professional and Community Service:
American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association – Member
Clinical Inquiry Committee, Children’s Hospital Boston – Member
Discharge Throughput Group, Children’s Hospital Boston
Nursing Research Council, Children’s Hospital Boston – Member
Massachusetts NAPNAP, Executive Board Member and Treasurer
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) – Member
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing – Member