Christine Peyton, RN

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Childrens's Hospital Colorado

Promote and implement evidence based practice and develop best practices for pediatric nursing. Clinical expert on revision and development of policies and guidelines for pediatric cardiology and critical care. Develop and evaluate quality improvement initiatives for staff to improve patient care. Act as a patient advocate and promotes family centered care. Co-chair of Heart Institute clinical practice and quality council. Participates in the prevention of Target Zero Hospital Acquired Infection work related to CAUTI and SSIs. Chairs Code Committee Education subgroup to develop education to assist nurses in identifying clinical deterioration and managing rapid response. Facilitates high fidelity code simulations and debriefing for nursing and medical providers for the heart institute.