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Izumi Yamashita, MS, RNC-NIC, NNP-BC


management of critically ill neonates. quality improvement participation with evidence based practice


Izumi Yamashita, MS, RNC-NIC, NNP-BC is a neonatal nurse practitioner at Dayton Children’s Hospital.

education and training

  • University of Washington, Seattle, WA , BSN: Nursing
  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, MS: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

publications and presentations

  • NANN 2013 small grant recipient co-author
  • Participant in Evidence Based Quality Improvement Projects:
  • Central line associated Blood stream infection
  • Use of human milk in neonates with birthweight less than 1500 grams
  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
  • Unplanned extubation
  • Rapid sequence intubation

awards, honors and organizations

  • In house committee: Accidental Extubation Committee, Organ Donation Committee
  • Professional Organization Membership: NANN, member
  • NRP: Instructor
  • STABLE program: Instructor

get to know me

I chose my specialty because...

it is my privilege to care for the ill neonate and is my pleasure to see them grow and recover to go home to their loving family.

I chose to work at Dayton Children's because...

I believe in its mission and values.

Dayton Children's is special because...

it is dedicated to improve children’s health and serves right here in the Dayton area and the surrounding communities.

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