Meet our team : Maureen Fitzpatrick, M.S.N., A.R.N.P.-B.C.

Recent Publications: Maureen Fitzpatrick, M.S.N., A.R.N.P.-B.C.

Birnbach DJ, Rosen LF, Williams L, Fitzpatrick M, Lubarsky DA, Menna JD. A sound framework for patient safety: the high-reliability model. Jt Comm J on Qual Patient Saf. In press May or June 2013.

Shekhter I, Rosen LF, Sanko JS, Everett-Thomas R, Fitzpatrick M, Birnbach DJ. A patient safety course for medical students. Clin Teach. 2012 Dec;9(6):376-381

Birnbach DJ, Nevo I, Barnes S, Fitzpatrick M, Rosen LF, Everett-Thomas R, Sanko JS, Arheart KL. Do hospital visitors wash their hands? Assessing the use of alcohol-based hand sanitizer in a hospital lobby Am J of Infect Control. 2012 May;40:340-343.

Fitzpatrick M, Ta A, Lenchus JD, Arheart KL, Rosen LF, Birnbach DJ. Sexual assault forensic examiners’ training and assessment using simulation technology. J of Emerg Nurs. 2012 Jan;38(1):85-90.

Fitzpatrick M, Everett-Thomas R, Nevo I, Shekhter I, Rosen L, Scheinman S, Arheart KL, Birnbach D. A Novel Educational Programme to Improve Knowledge Regarding Healthcare-Associated Infection and Hand Hygiene. Int J of Nurs Pract. 2011 June;17(3):269-274.

Nevo I, Fitzpatrick M, Everett-Thomas R, Gluck PA, Lenchus JD, Arheart KL, Birnbach DJ. The efficacy of visual cues to improve hand hygiene compliance. Simul Healthc 2010 Dec;5(6);325-31.

Birnbach DJ, Nevo I, Scheinman S, Fitzpatrick M, Shekhter I, Lombard JL. Patient safety begins with proper planning: a quantitative method to improve hospital design. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010 Oct;19(5):462-5.

Gluck P, Nevo I, Lenchus JD, Sanko JS, Everett-Thomas R, Fitzpatrick M, Shekhter I, Arheart KL, Birnbach DJ. Factors impacting hand hygiene compliance among new interns: findings from a mandatory patient safety course. J of Grad Med Educ. 2010 Jun;2(2):228-231.

Shekhter I, Nevo I, Fitzpatrick M, Everett-Thomas R, Sanko J, Birnbach DJ. Creating a common patient safety denominator: the interns’ course. J Grad Med Educ. 2009;1(2):269-272.