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Department

Trauma

Location

Texas Medical Center

Phone: 832-824-5969

Address

6701 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030

Katherine Gautreaux, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN

Trauma Education Coordinator

Education

School Education Degree Year
University of Texas at Arlington Masters Master of Science in Nursing Administration 2018
University of Texas at Austin Bachelors Bachelor of Science in Nursing 2013

About

My goal is to ensure trauma care team members deliver patient-centered, safe care in a cost effective manner for every patient, every time. In order to achieve this, I aim to assist them with obtaining new knowledge specific to injured patients and empower them to incorporate new knowledge into practice without barriers and without unnecessary variations in practice.

Clinical Interests:

Pediatrics, trauma, healthcare education, simulation trauma informed care, child abuse and neglect, adverse childhood experiences, injury prevention, community initiatives

Research Interests:

Trauma education, child abuse and neglect, healthcare education, nursing education, simulation, adverse childhood experiences

Organizations

Organization Name Role
American College of Surgeons COT ATLS Course Coordinator
American Nurses Credentialing Center Nurse Planner
Emergency Nurses Association TNCC/ENPC Faculty, Course Director and Course Instructor; Member
Pediatric Trauma Society Member
Society of Trauma Nurses Member

Selected Publications

Last author: “Reducing Secondary Traumatic Stress and Fueling Knowledge of Child Maltreatment Among Health Care Providers” published in the Journal of Trauma Nursing

First author: “Customizing trauma nursing education to incorporate all departments: A cost-effective way to educate nurses from every trauma-associated unit” published in the Journal of Trauma Nursing

Sole author: “Calendar Trends in the ED” publication in the Journal of Emergency Nursing

Primary author and presenter: “Reducing Secondary Traumatic Stress and Fueling Knowledge of Child Maltreatment Among Health Care Providers” – 2020 national Pediatric Trauma Society conference

Primary author: “Using Multi-D Simulation to Prepare for Pediatric Trauma Designation in the Community” – 2019 national Pediatric Trauma Society conference

Presenter and primary author: “Customizing trauma nursing education to incorporate all departments: A cost-effective way to educate nurses from every trauma-associated unit” – 2018 national Pediatric Trauma Society conference

Primary author: “Implementing a Direct-To-Or Resuscitation Program: Narrowing The Scope” – 2022 national Society of Trauma Nurses TraumaCon

Awards

Awarded the Society of Trauma Nurses Award at the 2020 national Pediatric Trauma Society conference

Awarded the “Practice Made Perfect” award by TeamHealth physician partners 2017

Recipient of the Bronze Good Samaritan’s Excellence in Nursing Award 2016 and 2019

* Texas Children's Hospital physicians' licenses and credentials are reviewed prior to practicing at any of our facilities. Sections titled From the Doctor, Professional Organizations and Publications were provided by the physician's office and were not verified by Texas Children's Hospital.