Faculty Bio

Kelli Masters, DNP, RN, CCRN


Assistant Professor of Nursing

Education

  • BS, York College of Pennsylvania (1988)
  • MSN, Duquesne University (2008)
  • Doctoral student, York College of Pennsylvania

Credentials

  • Registered nurse
  • Certified in critical care nursing

Courses

  • Health Assessments for Professional Nursing Practice
  • Nursing Concepts and Practice: Adults with Chronic Health Problems

Honors

  • Deborah Lookingbill "Patient First" Award, Trauma Surgical Intensive Care Unit, York Hospital, 2010.
  • Evidence-based practice poster award for "New @ York: Development of Forensic Evidence Collection Guidelines." Institute of Emergency Nursing Research of the Emergency Nurses Association, 2009.

Recent Publications

  • Willis, R., Krichten, A., Eldredge, K. (2013). Creating a patient and family advisory council at a Level I trauma center. Journal of Trauma Nursing.
  • Eldredge, K., Huggins, E., & Pugh, L. (2012). Alternate light sources in sexual assault examinations: An evidence-based practice project. Journal of Forensic Nursing.
  • Eisert, P., Eldredge, K., Hartlaub, T., Huggins, E., Keirn, G, O’Brien, P., Rozzi, H., Shue, N., Wilkerson, H., Pugh, L., & March, K. (2010). CSI: New @ York: Development of forensic evidence collection guidelines for the emergency department. Critical Care Nursing Quarterly.
  • Eldredge, K. (2008). Assessment of trauma nurse knowledge related to forensic practice. Journal of Forensic Nursing.

Recent Presentations

  • Collaboration Fosters Communication: A Multidisciplinary EBP Project to Ease Communication for Patients in a Trauma ICU. Presented at “The Power of Nursing: Using EBP and Research to Keep Patients Safe” EBP collaborative, York, PA, 2013.
  • Integrating Quality and Safety Education into a Baccalaureate Nursing Curriculum through a Dedicated Education Unit. Presented at Eastern Nursing Research Society 25th Annual Scientific Session, Boston, MA, 2013.
  • Collaboration Fosters Communication: A Multidisciplinary EBP Project to Ease Communication for Patients in a Trauma ICU. Presented at Penn State Hershey College of Medicine- Challenges in Critical Care Conference, Hershey, PA, 2012.

Service

  • York County Task Force on Domestic Violence. Co-chair, Education/Media Committee. York County, PA.
  • Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team, York County, PA.
  • International Association of Forensic Nurses, member of Leadership Webinar Task Force.
  • York-Adams Metropolitan Medical Response System (YAMMRS). Volunteer, regional H1N1 vaccination effort.
  • Eta Eta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, member and former secretary.

Experience

  • Trauma-surgical intensive care unit, 23 years
  • Clinical educator, trauma-surgical intensive care unit, 5 years