Debra Kramlich

Debra is a graduate of Saint Joseph's College of Maine with an MSN in nursing education and Duquesne University in Pittsburgh with a PhD in Nursing, where her work focused on care of the substance-affected mother/baby dyad. She has over 35 years of nursing experience in the specialties of adult and pediatric critical care and school nursing. She is an independent child care health consultant and co-owner of Nursing Knowledge Solutions, LLC. She has published and presented nationally and internationally on a number of diverse topics. She currently serves on the board of directors for the Kappa Zeta-at-Large Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing as Leadership Succession Chair and immediate past-president, and past-president and current at-large board member of the Southern Maine Chapter of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.

Education

PhD in Nursing

Duquesne University

2017

Master of Science in Nursing Education

Saint Joseph's College of Maine

2009

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Saint Joseph's College of Maine

1992

Board Certifications and Licenses

Registered Nurse - Maine

Adult and Pediatric Critical Care Nurse Certification

Certified Nurse Educator

Expertise

leadership

evidence-based practice

research

Critical Care

Pediatrics

Family Presence During Resuscitation

Research

Current Research

Dissertation (in progress) - Experiences and perceptions of care of pregnant and parenting women with substance use disorders in rural Maine.

Research Interests

Maternal/child and pediatric nursing

Family-centered care

Evidence-based practice competency

Selected Publications

2017

Kramlich, D., Kronk, R., & Jakub, K. (2017). Challenges and facilitators of recruitment: Lessons learned from conducting a focused ethnography in a vulnerable rural population. The Qualitative Report, 22(3), 818-830. Retrieved from http://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol22/iss3/9

2016

Kramlich, D. (2016). Strategies for acute and critical care nurses implementing complementary therapies requested by patients and their families. Critical Care Nurse, 36(6), 52-58. doi: 10.4037/ccn2016974

2016

Kramlich, D. L., & Dende, D. (2016). Development of a pediatric fall risk and injury reduction program. Pediatric Nursing, 42, 77-82.

2015

Kramlich, D., & Kronk, R. (2015). Relational care for perinatal substance use: A systematic review. MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 40(5), 320-326. doi: 10.1097/NMC.0000000000000160

2014

Kramlich, D. (2014). Introduction to complementary, alternative, and traditional therapies.  Critical Care Nurse, 34(6), 50-56. doi: 10.4037/ccn2014807

2014

Burger, K., Kramlich, D., Malitas, M., Page-Cutrara, K., & Whitfield-Harris, L. (2014). Application of the symphonological approach to faculty-to-faculty incivility in nursing education. Journal of Nursing Education, 53, 563-568. doi: 10.3928/01484834-20140922-02

2012

Lyden, C. M., & Kramlich, D. L. (2012) Phase I: The development and content analysis of the Pediatric Sedation Agitation Scale. Pediatric Nursing, 38, 278-284.

2012

Fuller, V., Kramlich, D., & Palmer, D. (2012). Evidence-based practice: The scholarship behind the practice. In S. Ahmed, L. Andrist, S. Davis, & V. Fuller (Eds.), DNP education, practice, and policy: Redesigning advanced practice roles for the 21st century (pp. 149-163). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.

2011

Palmer, D., & Kramlich, D. (2011). An Introduction to the Multi-system Model of Knowledge Integration and Translation. Advances in Nursing Science, 34(1), 29–38.

2011

Kramlich, D. (2011). Family support during resuscitation of a loved one. In B. M. Melnyk & E. Fineout-Overholt (Eds.). Implementing evidence-based practice: Real-life success stories (pp. 180-183). Indianapolis, IN: Sigma Theta Tau International.

2010

Harvey, K., Kramlich, D., Chapman, J., Parker, J. & Blades, E. (2010). Exploring and evaluating five pediatric falls assessment instruments and injury risk indicators: an ambispective study in a tertiary care setting. Journal of Nursing Management, 18, 531-541.

2008

“The Development of Guidelines for Support of Families during Resuscitation of a Loved One”

Virginia Henderson International Nursing Library

2006

Kramlich, D. (2006). Enhancing critical care. Advance for Nurses, 6 (26), 12-13.

2005

Kramlich, D. (2005). Dual certification spans patient populations. AACN News, 22(9),11.

Other Scholarly Activity

"Challenges and Facilitators of Recruitment: Lessons Learned from Conducting a Focused Ethnography in a Vulnerable Rural Population"

Presented at The Qualitative Report’s 8th Annual Conference (TQR2016), Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL, January 2017

“Development and Application of the Multi-system Model of Knowledge Integration and Translation (MKIT) in Nursing Practice”

   Presented at the 9th Annual Evidence-Based Nursing Practice Conference, Kennesaw, GA, October 2015

“Creative Approaches to Undergraduate Pediatric Nursing Clinical Education”

Presented at the St. Anselm’s College 22nd Annual Nurse Educator Conference, MA, May 2015

“A Symphonological Approach to Successful Collaboration in Practice and Education”

          Presented at the St. Anselm’s College 22nd Annual Nurse Educator Conference, MA, 2014

“Development and Application of the Multisystem Model of Knowledge Integration and Translation (MKIT) in Nursing Practice”

            Co-presented at the Transforming Healthcare Nursing Conference, Hawaii, 2014

Palmer, D. and Kramlich, D. (2011). Application of the Communities of Practice Framework for Knowledge Translation and the Achievement of Evidence-based Practice

“Development and Practical Application of the MKIT in Critical Care Practice”

        Presented at AACN Horizons and St. Anselm’s College 18th Annual Nurse Educator Conference, 2010.

“The Development of Guidelines for Support of Families during Resuscitation of a Loved One

       Presented at Maine Medical Center’s Research Forum 2008; AACN Horizons 2008; AACN National Teaching  Institute & Critical Care Exposition, 2008; and Arizona State University EBP Conference, 2009.

“Effect of Implementation of the FLACC Scale on Documentation of Pediatric Pain Assessment”

         Presented at Maine Medical Center’s Research Forum 2006; Sigma Theta Tau International Evidence-Based Practice Conference in Montreal, 2006; and Arizona State University EBP Conference, 2007.

 

Invited Plenary Presentation

2014 Maine School Nurse Summer Institute (Maine) - endnote speaker - A leader...who, me? Discover yourself as a leader and champion for school health

2014 Kappa Zeta-at-Large Chapter, STTI, Annual Meeting (Maine) - keynote speaker - Successful collaboration in practice and education: Application of the symphonological approach to incivility

2014 Transforming Healthcare: A Pathway to Excellence Nursing Conference (Hawaii) - Development and Application of the Multisystem Model of Knowledge Integration and Translation (MKIT) in Nursing Practice

 

Debra Kramlich

Debra Kramlich

,

PhD, RN, CNE, CCRN-K

Assistant Professor of Nursing

ABSN Program Coordinator

SBIRT Champion

Portland Campus

Blewett Science Center
230

dkramlich@une.edu

(207) 221-4456

On Campus