Laurie A Newton, APNP

CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF WISCONSIN SINCE 2006
Nurse practitioner

Office Locations

8915 W. Connell Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 266-8383
(877) 607-5280 (appointment)
(262) 432-7703 (clinic)
4855 S Moorland Rd
New Berlin, WI 53151
3195 Hillside Dr
Delafield, WI 53018

Overview

Laurie Newton is a doctorally prepared board certified nurse practitioner in both acute care and primary care. She has a particular interest in managing sinus disease, sleep apnea, and otitis media, as well as managing general pediatric ear, nose, and throat problems.

Laurie is involved in quality improvement initiatives both within the department of otolaryngology as well as Children’s Hospital as a whole. She has done extensive work on improving the overall patient care and experience for children undergoing tonsillectomy. She is also very interested in patient education and has worked on several projects aimed at improving the ways that ENT providers educate patients and families about treatment plans for the ENT patient. She works closely with the ENT surgeons to provide continuity of care for patients seen in clinic.

Certifications
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Acute Care, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Primary Care
Areas of Interest
  • Otolaryngology
  • General ear, nose, and throat
  • Sleep apnea
  • Otitis media
  • Cerumen removal

Education & Awards

Education
  • 2012, University of Wisconsin-Madison, DNP
  • 2006, University of Wisconsin -Madison (RN), MSN
  • 2003, University of Wisconsin -Madison (RN), BS
Awards
  • Lois-Moore Rogers Lectureship; Society of Otolaryngology Head-Neck Nurses, 2013
  • Evidence Based Practice Award; Nurses Week, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, 2013
  • Advanced Practice Nurse Excellence Finalist; Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, 2012

Research & Publications

Research
  • Improving postoperative care through the use of “teach-back,” principal investigator
  • Health literacy and patient education
  • Quality improvement initiatives in ENT, particularly related to postoperative care of tonsillectomy patients