B.S. in Nursing, York College of Pennsylvania (1988)
M.S.N., Duquesne University (2008)
D.N.P., York College of Pennsylvania (2014)
Critical Care Registered Nurse
Nursing Concepts and Practice: Adults with Acute Health Problems
Medical/Surgical Nursing III: Adults with Acute Health Problems
Providing Forensic Care for Victims of Violence: A Multidisciplinary Approach
Management for Quality Improvement in Health Care Systems (D.N.P.)
2017 Collaborative Nursing Research Conference. EBP and Nursing Research: Infusing Innovation to Transform Practice. Integrating quality and safety education into clinical nursing education through a dedicated education unit. Outstanding Manuscript Award, 2017
Kovacevic, E., & Masters, K. Integrating Quality and Safety Education through a Dedicated Education Unit: An Innovative Academic-Practice Partnership. Pennsylvania Organization of Nurse Leaders (PONL) Leadership Conference, Best Poster Award, 2015
Deborah Lookingbill "Patient First" Award, Trauma Surgical Intensive Care Unit, York Hospital, 2010.
Masters, K. (2016). Integrating quality and safety education into clinical nursing education through a dedicated education unit. Nurse Education in Practice. 17, 153-160. doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2015.12.002
Willis, R., Krichten, A., Eldredge, K. (2013). Creating a patient and family advisory council at a Level I trauma center. Journal of Trauma Nursing, 20(1), 86-88. doi:10.1097/JTN.0b013e3182960078
Eldredge, K., Huggins, E., & Pugh, L. (2012). Alternate light sources in sexual assault examinations: An evidence-based practice project. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 8(1), 39-44.
Eldredge, K. (2008). Assessment of trauma nurse knowledge related to forensic practice. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 4, 157-165.
Masters, K. & Lutter, S. Assessing Communication and Teamwork during Pre-Licensure Interprofessional Simulation. Oral presentation at International Conference on Communication in Health Care and Health Literacy Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD, 2018.
Masters, K. & Lutter, S. Assessing Communication and Teamwork during Pre-Licensure Interprofessional Simulation. Poster presentation at “Going the Magnificent Mile with the QSEN Competencies.” Chicago, IL, 2017.
Barton, D., Becker, D., Bohrn, M., Lutter, S., Grim, R., Masters, K., Newberry, R., Patterson, D., & Simmons, M. Assessing Communication and Teamwork during Pre-Licensure Interprofessional Simulation. Poster and oral presentation at “17th International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare,” Orlando, FL, 2017.
Barton, D., Becker, D., Bohrn, M., Lutter, S., Grim, R., Masters, K., Newberry, R., Patterson, D., & Simmons, M. Interprofessional Education- Assessing Teamwork and Communication Skills during Simulation. Poster presentation at “Institute for Healthcare Improvement 28th Annual National Forum,” Orlando, FL, 2016.
York College Community-Based Learning, Faculty Learning Community
“Stop the Bleed” Community Educator
Step Up” Bystander Intervention Facilitator
Trauma-surgical intensive care unit-28 years
Clinical educator, trauma-surgical intensive care unit-5 years