Cathy Haut Elected 2014 NAPNAP President Elect!

Cathy Haut,
2014 NAPNAP President Elect

Congratulations to Cathy Haut, DNP, CPNP, CCRN, who was recently selected as the 2014 NAPNAP President Elect!

"Cathy is a passionate and dedicated leader who understands the impact that healthcare reform has on Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, as well as the opportunities it opens for growth and improvement," says Jill Gilliland, President of Melnic Consulting Group.  Cathy brings a unique perspective to NAPNAP as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner certified and experienced as both an Acute Care and Primary Care provider.  She will be a phenomenal addition to the NAPNAP leadership team."

As NAPNAP President Elect, Cathy's goals include:

  • Leading the collaboration of primary, acute, and specialty PNPs, while aligning with NAPNAP goals in the provision of seamless health care for children.  
  • Strengthening and enhancing membership in NAPNAP through new and creative endeavors.  
  • Teaming with other national organization leaders and policy makers to provide NAPNAP representation at all forums where child health is an initiative.  
  • And creating a program that will provide mentoring opportunities for inexperienced PNP potential leaders.

Cathy received her MS as a CNS in 1993 and was Certificate as a PNP in 1997. In 2010, she completed the DNP program at the University of Maryland, and in 2012 she was a Fellow in the Leadership in Nursing Academic Programs (AACN). Cathy is certified in both primary and acute care (PNCB).

Cathy currently practices in two clinical areas, one is in primary care at Beacon Pediatrics in Rehoboth Beach, DE and the other in acute care in the PICU at the Herman and Walter Samuelson Children's Hospital at Sinai in Baltimore, MD, where she has practiced for the past 15 years. She teaches in both acute and primary care PNP programs at the University of Maryland School of Nursing. Cathy was the Program Director for the Acute and Primary care PNP programs at the University of Maryland from 2010 to 2013.  Her previous experience includes working for the PNCB for 10 years and as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in the NICU and pediatrics.

"I am excited about representing both acute and primary care nurse practitioners on the NAPNAP board," says Cathy Haut.  Cathy is committed to supporting the NAPNAP mission, working together as a team, and also having fun.  She has been on the board of the MD Chesapeake chapter since 1996, with positions including programs, treasurer and president.  Cathy also served on the National Conference committee and represented NAPNAP on revising the Scope and Standards of Pediatric Nsg document.  She has been a speaker at the NAPNAP conference for many years as well as a presenter of the acute care review course.  Melnic Consulting Group is thrilled that Cathy Haut is now on the NAPNAP board.  Congratulations Cathy!

To inquire about PNP jobs visit Melnic Consulting Group or contact: Jill Gilliland 800-886-7906 jill@melnic.com

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