Cheryl Bird, DNP, NNP-BC, is an experienced neonatal nurse practitioner who has been in the NICU care environment for over 15 years. In her current role, she collaborates with an interdisciplinary team to provide medical care of sick and premature infants in a 52-bed level III NICU. Her experience includes attending high-risk deliveries, providing resuscitative care to term and preterm infants, and performing a variety of skills, including endotracheal intubation; placement of central lines; needle thoracentesis; lumbar punctures; venous and arterial lab draws. She also has experience as a transport nurse, ensuring the safe transport of critically ill infants from referring facilities.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Cheryl Bird has an employment relationship with Holy Cross Hospital Silver Spring. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Cheryl Bird has no relevant non-financial relationships.