Wendy Elizabeth Murchie, ARNP, DNP

Wendy Elizabeth Murchie, ARNP, DNP

Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

On staff since February 2016

Children's Title: Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Academic Title: Teaching Associate, University of Washington School of Medicine

"I always draw on my personal understanding of how the disease and decisions affect the whole family to be a better advocate and assist you in your care."

  • Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
    March of Dimes, Nurse of the Year Nominee March of Dimes 2014
    Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses Seattle Children's Hospital and The Daisy Foundation 2010
  • Book Chapters

    • Murchie, W. Pulmonary embolus. In B. Bolick, K. Reuter-Rice, M. Madden, & B. Severin (Eds.)
      Pediatric Acute Care: A Guide for Interprofessional Practice (Ch. 35)
      St. Louis, Mo: Elsevier Roberts, J. & Murchie, W. (in press) Reducing preventable clinical deterioration through the use of a safety surveillance team. In S. Rampersad (Ed.) Patient safety and quality improvement in anesthesiology and perioperative medicine. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

    Published Abstracts

    • Roberts, J., Murchie, W., Leininger, R., Clifton, H.,
      Development of definition of failure to recognize and respond in pediatric inpatients
      Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Annual Meeting, 2014
    • Comden, L, Sorensen, J. & Murchie, W.
      Hot Topics: A pediatric rapid response team gives support to acute care nurses and decreases the number of ICU admissions
      Dynamics, 2012 : 23(2)40
    • Murchie, W., Avaiusini, L.
      Our ICU’s experience with a CCRN drive: 2007 National Teaching Institute Creative Solutions Abstracts
      Critical Care Nurse, 2007 : 27(2)90-133
    • Murchie, W., Pharney, R., & Hardie, N.
      Empowering staff to conquer codes with confidence: 2007 National Teaching Institute Creative Solutions Abstracts
      Critical Care Nurse, 2007 : 27(2)90-133

  • Presentations Title Event Location Date
    Not all is lost in translation 43rd Annual Symposium, Currents in Critical and Progressive Care, American Association of Critical Care Nurses 2019
    Standardizing IV Fluid Bolus Therapy Seattle Nursing Research Consortium 2016
    Early Identification of Pediatric Inpatients at Risk for Rapid Clinical Deterioration. 11th Annual International Rapid Response Systems. Amsterdam, Netherlands. 2015
    Clinical outcomes of a pediatric surveillance program. 11th Annual International Rapid Response Systems. Amsterdam, Netherlands 2015
    Implementation of a pediatric safety surveillance program. 10th Annual International Rapid Response Systems Miami, Florida 2014
    Before the RRT is called: Implementation of a Safety Surveillance Team Pediatric Nursing: Care of the Hospitalized Child. Contemporary Forums. Seattle, WA 2014
    Acute Fever Management Pediatric Nursing: Care of the Hospitalized Child. Contemporary Forums Seattle, WA 2014

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

Medical/Professional School

Rush Medical College at Rush University, Chicago, IL
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
British Columbia Institute of Technology, Burnaby, British Columbia, BC