Nurse Practitioner | Nurse Practitioner Bio

Debra Spoljaric, MSN, RN, CPNP

Hematology and Oncology
spoljaric_d@kids.wustl.edu
Phone: 314-454-6018



 

Education

  • University of Missouri-St. Louis, Master of Science in Nursing, 2003
  • Webster University, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 1995
  • Jewish Hospital School of Nursing, Diploma in Nursing, 1991

Licensure and Board Certification

  • Certified Pediatric Nurse practitioner – Primary Care by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board since 2003

Honors & Awards

  • Sigma Theta Tau – Nu Chi Chapter
  • Quality Service Award-St. Louis Children’s Hospital (1996 & 1999)
  • BJC Home Care Pediatric Employee of the Year (2003)
  • Nominated for Missouri March of Dimes Nurse of the Year award for the category of Advance Practice Nurse(2013)

Publications

  • Spoljaric, D. 2013, (Summer). Bevacizumab (Avastin) in Clinical Trials and Nursing Care Related to Bleeding Problems. Association of pediatric hematology/oncology nurses newsletter 27 (2) 6.
  • Abstract QL-09: “Barriers to Participation In A Neuro-Oncology Education And Support Group”. Spoljaric, Isenberg, Whittington, Hauff, King. 15th International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, June 24-27, 2012. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Journal of Neuro-Oncology (2012) 14 (suppl 1): i125-i139.
  • Abstract Multi09: “Educational Needs of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Families Can Be Addressed In A Support Group Setting”. Spoljaric, Sandvoss, Isenberg. 14th International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, June 20-23, 2010. Vienna, Austria. Journal of Neuro-Oncology (2010) 12 (6).
  • Abstract Multi1: “A Formal Educational Advocacy Program Is Needed By Families Of Children With Brain Tumors”. Spoljaric, Serice, Hauff, King. 13th International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, June 29-July 2, 2008. Chicago, IL, USA. Journal of Neuro-Oncology (2008) 10 (3):369-517.
  • Neurofibromatosis study trial parent journal. Created information journal for families, 2008.
  • Radiation oncology parent journal. Created information journal for families, 2008.
  • DeBaun,M., Spoljaric, D., Heigham, M. “Treatment of children with neuropathic pain due to cancer: A guideline using methadone. Originated 2002, revised 2004.
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