Elizabeth Sharpe

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Elizabeth Sharpe
First Name
Elizabeth
Last Name
Sharpe
Credentials
DNP, APRN-CNP, FNAP, FAANP
Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing
Director, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Specialty Track
Address
355 Newton Hall
Address (Line 2)
1585 Neil Avenue
City
Columbus
State
OH
Zip Code
43210

Dr. Elizabeth Sharpe is a neonatal nurse practitioner and neonatal/pediatric vascular access specialist with over 25 years of clinical experience. She is an Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing and Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Specialty Track Director at The Ohio State University. She is the co-author of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) Guideline for Neonatal Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (PICCs), the definitive resource on PICCs in infants. She designed and conducted the largest survey national survey of Neonatal PICCs in the United States and has published vastly in neonatal care, vascular access and harm prevention. She was invited to serve on the Infusion Nurses Society Standards of Practice Committee to guide protocol development for implementing best practices in vascular access and infusion therapy worldwide.

Research Interests

  • Neonatal care
  • Neonatal/Pediatric vascular access
  • Harm prevention
Publications
Honors
Professional Activities

News

February 25, 2021

New building will serve as a gateway facility for the health sciences campus

In recognition of the impact of the nursing profession on their family and the community, Gary and Jane Heminger have pledged a naming gift to the new building currently under construction for The Ohio State University College of Nursing.

February 24, 2021

Memphis, TN – Early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease has been shown to reduce cost and improve patient outcomes, but current diagnostic approaches can be invasive and costly. A recent study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, has found a novel way to identify a high potential for developing Alzheimer’s disease before symptoms occur. Ray Romano, PhD, RN, completed the research as part of his PhD in the Nursing Science Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Graduate Health Sciences.