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Lorraine LORI Baas Rubarth, PhD, APRN-NP

Professor

Nursing

Lorraine  LORI Rubarth

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Faculty - Nursing
College of Nursing
Graduate School
Nursing Practice (Doctorate)
Nursing MSN (Master of Science)
Nursing Post-Graduate (Post-Graduate Certificate)
CRISS II - Criss 2

Lorraine LORI Baas Rubarth, PhD, APRN-NP

Professor

Nursing

A more complete listing of scholarship, teaching, and research interests can be found on my Curriculum Vitae.

Teaching Interests

  • Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Research Focus

High Risk Pregnancy
Parent Engagement in the NICU
Neonatal Sepsis Scales
 

Department

Nursing - Doctorate

Position

Professor

Books

  • Neonatal Advanced Practice Nursing: A Case-Based Learning Approach
    Rubarth, L. Identifying Maternal Risk Factors & Influence on Fetal Risk 2017
  • StatPearls
    Nurse-Neonatal Intensive Care 2016
  • Stat Pearls
    NP-Neonatal 2016
  • Comprehensive Neonatal Care: An Interdisciplinary Approach
    Parker, D. Ophthalmic System, p. 450-471 2014

Articles

  • Advances in Neonatal Care
    Rubarth, Lori Implementation of a Perinatal Hospice Program
    20(3), p. 223-228 2020
  • Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review: Fast Facts & Practice Questions
    Rubarth, Lori B. The Renal/Genitourinary System - Chapter 19 2020
  • Comprehensive Neonatal Care: An Interdisciplinary Approach
    Parker, Debbie Ophthalmic System 2019
  • Neonatal Network: The Journal of Neonatal Nursing
    Rubarth, Lori Baas Development & Evaluation of a Radiation Safety Program in the NICU
    36(5), p. 306-312 2017
  • Nurse Practitioner
    Carla Christensen & Cheryl Riley Bacterial Sepsis in the Neonate
    42(9), p. 25-32 2017
  • Neonatal Network: The Journal of Neonatal Nursing
    Lori B Rubarth Investigating the Role of Near-Infrared Spectroscopy in Neonatal Medicine
    36(4), p. 189-195 2017
  • Neonatal Network: The Journal of Neonatal Nursing
    Rubarth, L. B. Neuroprotection of the Preterm Infant
    35(6) 2016
  • Neonatal Network: The Journal of Neonatal Nursing
    VanWoudenberg, C. D. Development of the Gastrointestinal System: An Embryologic and Fetal Review
    35(3), p. 156-158 2016
  • JOGNN - Journal of Obstetric Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing
    Rubarth, L.B. Supporting families of children with disabilities.
    44(4), p. 536-542 2015
  • Neonatal Network: The Journal of Neonatal Nursing
    Quinn, J. Respiratory development and respiratory distress syndrome (RDS)
    34(4), p. 231-238 2015
  • Neonatal Network: The Journal of Neonatal Nursing
    Goracke, K., & Rubarth, L.B. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in the NICU.
    34(3), p. 183-188 2015
  • Neonatal Network: The Journal of Neonatal Nursing
    Rubarth, L.B. Genetic Testing in Infants.
    33 (4), p. 217-220 2014
  • Neonatal Network: The Journal of Neonatal Nursing
    Infants of diabetic mothers.
    32(6), p. 416-418 2013
  • Neonatal Network: The Journal of Neonatal Nursing
    Rubarth, L. B. Facilitating breastfeeding in the neonatal intensive care unit: identifying barriers
    32(3), p. 206-212 2013
  • Neonatal Network: The Journal of Neonatal Nursing
    Murcek, K., & Rubarth, L.B. Malignancies and tumors in the neonate.
    32(1), p. 34-40 2013
  • Newborn and Infant Nursing Reviews
    Rubarth, Lori, Abbott, Amy, Miers, Linda J. Implementation and Evaluation of Golden Hour Practices in Infants Younger Than 33 Weeks' Gestation
    12(2), p. 86-96 2012
  • Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing
    Schoening, A., Cosimano, A & Sandhurst, H. Womens experience of hospitalized bed rest during high-risk pregnancy. (40%)
    41 (3), p. 398-407 2012
  • Advances in Neonatal Care
    Rubarth, L. B., Miers, L. J. Job satisfaction of neonatal intensive care nurses
    12(4), p. E1-8 2012
  • Neonatal Network: The Journal of Neonatal Nursing
    Wills, C. A., Rubarth, L. B. Newborn transition to extrauterine life
    31(5), p. 317-322 2012
  • Neonatal Network: The Journal of Neonatal Nursing
    The apgar score: simple yet complex
    31, p. 169-177 2012
  • Neonatal Network: The Journal of Neonatal Nursing
    Glucose-6-phosphatase and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase: What are they? What do they do?
    31(1), p. 45-47 2012
  • Neonatal Network: The Journal of Neonatal Nursing
    Fraternal or identical: understanding twin gestation
    30, p. 196-198 2011
  • Neonatal Network: The Journal of Neonatal Nursing
    Blood types and ABO incompatibility
    30, p. 50-53 2011
  • Newborn and Infant Nursing Reviews
    Sepsis, Pneumonia, and Meningitis: What Is the Difference?
    10, p. 177-181 2010
  • Newborn and Infant Nursing Reviews
    Guest Editorial: Neonatal Infection
    10, p. 158-158 2010
  • American Nurse today
    Infants in peril: assessing sepsis in newborns
    3, p. 1-4 2008
  • Advance for Nurses
    Newborn Sepsis-Bacterial Infection, Part II
    9, p. 30 2007

Publications

  • Advances in Neonatal Care
    Rubarth, Lori B. Optimizing the nutrition of extremely low birth weight infants. 2020
  • Advances in Neonatal Care
    Rubarth, Lori B. Improving postoperative pain management in the neonatal intensive care unit 2020
  • Advances in Neonatal Care
    Rubarth, Lori B Implications & evaluation of glucose gel to treat asymptomatic neonatal hypoglycemia
    19(3), p. E3-E17 2019
  • Advances in Neonatal Care
    Rubarth, Lori B. Safe sleep in the NICU
    19(3), p. E3-E17 2019
  • Advances in Neonatal Care
    Rubarth, Lori B. Implementation of a perinatal hospice program
    19(3), p. E3-E17 2019

Editing and Reviews

  • Stat Pearls
    Nurse-Neonatal Intensive Care 2022
  • StatPearls
    NP-Neonatal. 2022
  • N/A
    Rubarth, Lori Baas (Editor) ANN Certification Review Course 2020

Presentations

  • NICU Bound: An Innovative Strategy to Recruit Under-Represented Populations into the Neonatal ICU. Poster presentation 2021
  • Rubarth, L.  (2020).  “My Research Journey” & Invited to lead a team of young researchers at this meeting, National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) Research Summit, Scottsdale, AZ.   (cancelled due to COVID-19) 2020
  • Rubarth, L.  (2019).  “Inborn Errors of Metabolism: Signs & Symptoms in the Newborn Period.”,  Concurrent Presentation at the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN)’s 35th Annual Conference, Savannah, GA. 2019
  • Rubarth, L.  (2017).  “Breaking Bad News to Parents: Preparing the NNP for the Role”,  Podium Presentation at the National Advanced Practice Neonatal Nurses Conference, sponsored by the Academy of Neonatal Nursing (ANN), Westgate Las Vegas Resort, Las Vegas, NV.   2017
  • Rubarth, L.  (2017).  “Choosing Wisely: Five Unnecessary Tests in the NICU”  Oral presentation at the NNAPA’s What’s New in the NICU? 11th Annual Regional NICU Conference, Bellevue Medical Center, Bellevue, NE.   2017
  • Rubarth, L.  (2017). “Antibiotics in the NICU:  Practical Understanding of Bugs & Drugs” Gold Neonatal Conference, Online. Available online.  2017
  • Rubarth, L., Wallingford, B., & Thurber, E. (2016).  “Making Ventilation Less Invasive”   Oral presentation at NNAPA’s What’s New in the NICU? 11th Annual Regional NICU Conference, Bellevue Medical Center, Bellevue, NE.   2016
  • Antibiotics in the NICU: Advanced Application - Oral Presentations at NANN’s 31st Annual Educational Conference, Dallas, TX. 2015
  • 'Antibiotics in the NICU: Practical Understanding of Bugs & Drugs' - Oral Presentations at NANN’s 31st Annual Educational Conference, Dallas, TX. 2015
  • 'Dealing with Neonatal Respiratory Disorders in the Delivery Room' at AWHONN Nebraska Section 6th Annual Fall Conference. Marriott Regency, Omaha, NE 2015
  • DeVall, L., & Rubarth, L. (2015). “Swaddle Bathing on the Couplet Care Unit: Pros and Cons” AWHONN Nebraska Section 6th Annual Fall Conference. Marriott Regency, Omaha, NE 2015
  • “Neonatal Trauma”, presented at Nebraska Neonatal Advanced Practice Association's 'What’s New in the NICU?' 8th Annual Regional NICU Conference, Lakeside Hospital, Omaha, NE 2013
  • Rubarth, L. & Sundermeier, J. (2012). “Chest Tube Competency for NNPs: Standard Catheters & Pigtails”, NNAPA What’s New in the NICU? 7th Annual Regional NICU Conference, Lakeside Hospital, Omaha, NE 2012
  • Rubarth, L., Schoening, A., Cosimano, A., & Sandhurst, H. (2012). “Use of online support and NICU education to decrease stress for prenatal patients on bedrest: A mixed methods approach”. Nebraska Methodist Hospital Nursing Research Group, Omaha, NE. 2012
  • Rubarth, L., Schoening, A., Cosimano, A., & Sandhurst, H. “Use of online support and NICU education to decrease stress for prenatal patients on bedrest: A mixed methods approach”, 2012 National AWHONN Convention. Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD (Washington, DC), 2012
  • Rubarth, L.B. (2011). “Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders”. NICU Fellowship Classes, Methodist Women’s Hospital, Omaha, NE, October 25 & November 2. 2011
  • Rubarth, L., Schoening, A., Cosimano, A., & Sandhurst, H. (2011). Maternal stressors during high risk pregnancy: Winning the war on bed rest. (Qualitative study review of results) AWHONN Nebraska Section 2nd Annual Fall Conference. Mahoney State Park, Ashland, NE, October 17-18. (25%) 2011
  • Rubarth, L. B. (2011). “GI surgical anomalies in the neonate: Diagnosis & treatment prior to transport.” St. Elizabeth’s Regional Medical Center’s 15th Annual Building Blocks of Care Perinatal Conference, Lincoln, NE, September 28-29. 2011
  • Rubarth, L. B. & Phalen, A.A. (2011). “Evidence-Based Practice (EBP): Defining the problem and implementing a literature search on the web”. Preconference Session – Sept 14th, NANN 27th Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, September 14-17. (2 hrs instruction & 2 hrs hands-on) (50%) 2011
  • Rubarth, L. B. & Phalen, A.A. (2011). “How to interpret a research article: Samples and examples!!” In-depth Symposium (3 hrs) on Sept 16th, NANN 27th Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, September 14-17. (50%) 2011
  • Rubarth, L. B. (2011). “Feeds and Vitamins: Q & A Session”, What’s New in the NICU? 6th Annual Regional NICU Conference, Omaha, NE, Aug 25-26. 2011
  • Rubarth, L. B. (2011). “Pharmacology: Q & A Session”, What’s New in the NICU? 6th Annual Regional NICU Conference, Omaha, NE, Aug 25-26. 2011
  • Rubarth, L. B. (2011). “Insulin Therapy & Risk of ROP”. NNAPA Bi-Monthly Meeting, Omaha, NE, May 26. 2011
  • Rubarth, L. B. (2009). “Evidence-Based Practice: What is it? Using EBP in the NICU”. NANN 25th Annual Educational Conference – The Neonatal Community: Creating the Silver Lining, Austin, TX. 2009
  • Rubarth, L. B. (2009). “Cardiac Overview: Questions & Case Studies”. NANN 25th Annual Educational Conference – The Neonatal Community: Creating the Silver Lining, Austin, TX. 2009
  • Rubarth, L. B. (2009). “Inborn Errors of Metabolism: An Overview”. NANN 25th Annual Educational Conference – The Neonatal Community: Creating the Silver Lining, Austin, TX. 2009
  • Rubarth, L. B. & Christensen, C. (2009). “Pharmacology Review Session with Case Studies”. 4th Annual NICU Pharmacology Conference, Omaha, NE 2009

Foundation/Association

  • Dean's Health Futures Foundation Research Fund

  • Rubarth, L. (PI), Sandhurst, H., Schoening, A., Cosimano, A.
    Use of Online Support & NICU Education to Decrease Stress for Prenatal Patients on Bedrest - A Pilot Study

Industry/Corporation

  • Rubarth, L. (PI), Sandhurst, H., Schoening, A., Cosimano, A. Use of Online Support & NICU Education to Decrease Stress for Prenatal Patients on Bedrest - A Pilot Study

Awards

  • Daisy Faculty Award
    For exceptional impact on students and inspirational influence on their future.
    Creighton University College of Nursing & American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)
  • Distinguished Service in Neonatal Nursing Award
    For my years of service to the association and to neonatal nursing
    NANN (National Association of Neonatal Nurses)
  • Excellence in Nursing - Top 25 Award
    Omaha Area
    March of Dimes

Consulting

  • 2020 NANN Research Summit
    Invited Group Leader & Research Facilitator
    National Association of Neonatal Nurses
    2020 - 2020
  • The University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
    Consultant on DNP Projects
    Consultant - assisted DNP Faculty with making their DNP Scholarly Projects more meaningful for students and faculty.
    Dr. Amy Koehn & Dr. Bobby Bellflower
    2018 - 2018