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Stephanie Smith, MS, RN, CPNP-AC/PC

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expertise

prevention of surgical site infection, plagiocephaly, chiari I malformation, hydrocephalus and non-accidental trauma

bio

Stephanie Smith is a nurse practitioner in the neurosurgery department at Dayton Children's Hospital.

education and training

  • Wright State University, B.S.
  • Wright State University, M.S., Child & Adolescent Health
  • Dual Certification, Primary & Acute Care

publications and presentations

  • Smith, S (2017).  Tumors of the Central Nervous System. In Cartwright, C. & Wallace, D. (Eds) Nursing Care of the Pediatric Neurosurgical Patient. Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg
  • Pediatric Forum: Chiari Malformation
  • Nursing Poster: Surgical Site Infection – Hospital Acquired Condition Bundle
  • Nursing Presentation: Care of Patients with Subdural and Lumbar Drains   
  • Nursing Presentation: Neurosurgery Diagnoses and Care of Patients    
  • Nursing Presentation: What is Evidence-based Practice
     

awards, honors and organizations

  • American Journal of Nursing "Book of the Year 2017" Award for contributions to "Nursing Care of the Pediatric Neurosurgery Patient, 3rd Edition"
  • Member of the American Association for Neuroscience
  • Member for the Ohio Chapter of the National Association for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

get to know me

I chose my specialty because...

the field of neurosurgery is a challenging and very rewarding field that is ever changing and advancing.


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

it provides excellent care for their patients and supports and encourages their staff to seek opportunities to grow professionally.


Dayton Children's is special because...

we are just small enough to allow families to feel that they are given individualized care where the staff get to know them by name and that they can be an integral part of their children's care.


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Stephanie Smith was wonderful! We felt so comfortable with her and she explained things well.

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The doctor was very nice. She explained everything very well and made me feel like she really cared about my child.

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We had a wonderful experience! The staff at the entrance were super helpful in pointing us in the right direct, and the nurse and Stephanie Smith were both just wonderful!

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She's, she's pretty nice. And yeah, she handled with great care to our baby. She's pretty good overall 10 out of 10.

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conditions I treat

Brachial plexus damage, Cerebral cysts, Cerebral palsy, Chiari malformations, Craniofacial malformations, Craniosynostosis, Disc pathology, Epilepsy, Hydrocephalus, Infections, Neural tube defects, Neuro-endocrine problems, Neuro-trauma cases (concussion), Peripheral nerve damage, Positional plagiocephaly, Pseudotumor Cerebri, Skull base surgery, Spina bifida /myelomeningocele, Tethered spinal cord, Traumatic injuries, Tuberous sclerosis, Tumors of the brain, Tumors of the spinal cord, Vascular disorders

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