Michelle L Czarnecki, APNP

CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF WISCONSIN SINCE 2005
Nurse Practitioner, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Office Locations

8915 W. Connell Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 266-3589
(414) 266-2775 (clinic)

Overview

Michelle is board certified as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and in Pain Management Nursing. She works with hospitalized patients who have acute pain issues in areas such as post operative, acute and persistent pain. She is an active member of the American Society of Pain Management Nursing.

Certifications
Pain Management Nurse, Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Primary Care)
Areas of Interest
  • Acute pain management
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain management
  • Postoperative pain management

Education & Awards

Education
  • 1999, Marquette University, MSN
  • 1986, University of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, WI), BSN
Awards
  • 2012: Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin APN Nurse Excellence Award Nomination
  • 2011: ASPMN Pediatric Nurse Excellence Award (National)
  • 2010: The Louis A. Goldstein Award For the best clinic poster presentation for “A Randomized, Double Blind, Controlled Trial of Perioperative Gabapentin Use to Decrease Opioid Consumption in the Pediatric Idiopathic Spinal Fusion Patient;” Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting
  • 2009: Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin APN Nurse Excellence Award Recipient
  • 2009: Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Leadership Excellence Award nomination
  • 2005: Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Julie Lathrop Nursing Research Award Recipient
  • 2005: Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin APN Nurse Excellence Award nomination
  • 2004: Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin APN Nurse Excellence Award nomination
  • 2003: Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin APN Nurse Excellence Award nomination
  • 2003: Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Excellence in leadership nomination
  • 2002: Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin APN Nurse Excellence Award nomination
  • 2001: Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin APN Nurse Excellence Award nomination
  • 2001: “Infant nasal pharyngeal suctioning, is it beneficial”? Best poster at Society of Pediatric Nursing national conference, New Orleans, LA
  • 1998: Infant nasal pharyngeal Suctioning, is it beneficial”? First place poster at Focus ‘98 National Pediatric Conference, Milwaukee, Wi
  • 1998: Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Julie Lathrop Nursing Research Award Recipient 1990: Nurse Excellence Award Recipient, infant unit

Research & Publications

Research
  • 2012: Co-PI: RCT: Infants treated with either PNCA or Continuous Opioid Infusion ($50,000 received from CTSI)
  • 2012: Co-PI: A retrospective chart review of infants treated with either PNCA or Continuous Opioid Infusion (unfunded)
  • 2012: Co-investigator: Migration of neonatal epidurals
  • 2010: Principle Investigator: Parent/Nurse Controlled Analgesia in NICU-a retrospective review
  • 2008: Principle Investigator: Barriers to Pediatric Pain Management: a multi site study-results from across the nation.
  • 2008: Co-investigator: Outcomes Associated with the Nuss procedure in pediatric patients
  • 2006: Co-investigator: Peri-operative Use of Gabapentin to Decrease Opioid Requirements in Pediatric Spinal Fusion Patients.
  • 2005: Principle Investigator: “Barriers to Pediatric Pain Management”
  • 2005: Principle Investigator: “Outcomes & Parent Satisfaction Associated with Parent/Nurse Controlled Analgesia in Children with Developmental Delay” (awarded $28,000 grant from the CRI & $385,000 grant from MayDay).
  • 2004: Principle Investigator: “Outcomes Associated Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA) by Proxy”
  • 2003: Co-investigator: “Methadone weaning for opioid tolerance in pediatric intensive care unit patients”
  • 2001: Principal Investigator: “Management of Pediatric Postoperative Spinal fusion Pain Using Sustained Release Analgesics” Funded by Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Foundation, $3,000
  • 1998: Principal Investigator: “Infant Nasal Pharyngeal Suctioning: Is it Beneficial”? Funded by Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Foundation, $3,000.
  • Continuous Opioid Infusion for Neonatal Pain Control: Is there an alternative? A preliminary report of parent/nurse controlled analgesia in the NICU.
  • Barriers to Pediatric Pain Management: A Nursing Perspective.
  • Parent/Nurse-Controlled Analgesia for Infants & Preschoolers. 
  • Parent/nurse controlled analgesia in children with developmental delay.

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