Associate Clinical Professor & Director, Pediatrics NP Program

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

Nursing

Education:

DNP, Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions
MSN, Northeastern University
BSN, University of Massachusetts Boston

Certifications:

Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, PNCB
Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, PNCB
Pediatric Advanced Life Support, (PALS), AHA/AAP
SIMPeds, SIM Instructor
Basic Life Support, AHA
Pediatric Nursing, Czech Republic

Publications:

Rejtar, M. (2020). Review and written testimonial. [Review of the book Getting ahead of pediatric headaches: A comprehensive nurse practitioner manual, by Victoria Karian]. Damianos Publishing.

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

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.

Honors and Awards:

  • Full-Time Faculty Professional Development Fund Award ($1,972.43), Skill training of child intubation and advanced airway management and wound suturing to acute care and primary care PNP students in order for the students to meet required competency skills. Provost’s Office, Northeastern University, 2020.
  • 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:

Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Level II Advanced Practice Provider 2017 to present
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Hospitalist Role, Inpatient General Surgery 2007 to present

Professional and Community Service:

American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), 2019 to present.
Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, 2019 to present.
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Gamma Epsilon Chapter, 2017 to present.
National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF), 2014 to present.
American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association (APSNA), 2009 to present.
Acute Care SIG of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, 2009 to present.
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP), 2006 to present.
Massachusetts Chapter of NAPNAP, 2006 to present.
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Theta Alpha Chapter, 2004 to present.

Contact Information

Office

401A Robinson Hall

Email

[email protected]

Phone

617-373-8588

Curriculum Vitae