You expect a child to experience bumps, bruises, cuts, sore throats, runny noses, ear infections and fevers. But what happens when a child goes from a mild fever to convulsions, loss of consciousness, and foaming at the mouth?
Maria Broadstreet, RN, MSN, APN, has over 26 years of nursing experience and treats critically ill patients as a nurse practitioner at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital (formerly Children's Memorial Hospital) in Chicago.She came into this role from primary care where she diagnosed and treated kids at the beginning stages of their illness.Throughout her career in pediatrics, Maria was able to expand her love of teaching, sharing her expertise with experienced healthcare audience across the country and through clinical instruction with both graduate and undergraduate nursing students.
Financial: Maria Broadstreet has an employment relationship with Lurie Children’s Hospital. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Maria Broadstreet is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.