Jenilea Thomas, MSN, APRN, CPNP AC/PC, NNP

Department or Service

Location

  • Texas Medical Center
  • West Campus
  • The Woodlands

Phone: 832-227-3258

Contact Information

Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus
6651 Main Street, MC E1420
Houston, TX 77030
United States
Texas US

Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus
18200 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77094
United States
Texas US

Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands
17580 Interstate 45 South
The Woodlands, TX 77384
United States
Texas US

Director of Advanced Practice Providers - Community PICU

Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus & Woodlands


Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine

Education

School Education Degree Year
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH postgraduate education Postmasters in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (with honors) 2017
University of Texas, Austin, TX postgraduate education Postmasters in Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (with honors) 2010
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE; masters Master of Nursing in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (with honors) 2008
University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE bachelors Bachelor of Science in Nursing (with honors) 2006

About

Clinical Interests:

Rapid Response Teams

Pediatric Trauma/ Non-accidental Trauma

Education

Research Interests:

Rapid Response Teams

Pediatric Trauma/ Non-accidental Trauma

APP Education 

Organization

Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics Member
Baylor College of Medicine Academy of Distinguished Educators Member
National Association of Nurse Practitioners Community Chair
Society of Critical Care Medicine Member

Selected Publications

Bavare AC, Thomas JK, Bavare EA, Desai MS, Graf JM, “Pediatric Rapid Response System: An Exploration of Team Members Perception." Austin Journal of Pediatrics Full Article, 2014; 1 (3): 1-5.

Thomas J, Bavare A, Elliott E, Morgan A, Graf J. “Family Initiated Pediatric Rapid Response: Improve Patient Safety by Empowering Families to Express Concern and Seek Care. “ Journal of Pediatric Health Care 2015; 29 (4):318.

Thomas, JK, Bavare, AC, Elliot, E, Morgan, A, Graf, JM, “Family Initiated Pediatric Rapid Response: characteristics, impetus, and outcomes.” Journal for Healthcare Quality Full Article, October 6th, 2017; PMID: 29016408.

Bavare AC, Thomas JK, Gurganious, LM, Afonso, NA, Thomas, TA, & Thammasitboon, S. “Fostering self-determination of bedside providers to promote active participation in rapid response events.” Medical Education Online Full Article, 24 (1); 2018.

Awards

Poster Innovation Award, NAPNAP 2015

Best Abstract for international oral presentation of: Development of a sustainable review and QI process to evaluate pediatric Rapid Response Events with need for intensive care specific interventions. International Society of Rapid Response Systems National Outreach Forum, Manchester, England, July 2018

Best Abstract for international oral presentation of: Family comprehension of family initiated rapid response: a quality initiative to enhance the partnership with families at International Society of Rapid Response Systems National Outreach Forum, Manchester, England, July 2018

Norton and Fulbright Award- Teaching and Evaluation- July 2018