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Tammie S Peterson

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[Tammie Speer Peterson]
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Biography

I started my nursing career as a Neurosurgical Critical Care Nurse and this lead to an amazing career in the world of organ and tissue donation for over 25 years. I was fortunate to ultimately became the Director for Clinical Services and be a very active leader the industry participating at a national level. I have a passion for donation and transplantation as well as continual learning. I transitioned from donation to transplantation approximately five years ago. I now work full time as the Clinical Program Manager for the Heart and Lung Program at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. I obtained a dual Masters in Nursing Administration and Public Health between UTA and UNT Health Science Center in 2011. I always had an interest in teaching; during 5340 I was partnered with a nursing professor and through this wonderful experience, I decided teaching was another perfect way to continue helping others and to learn!

Education

    • 2011 MPH in Public Health
      University of Texas Health Science Center, 2011
    • 2011 MSN in Nursing
      University of Texas at Arlington, 2011
    • 1984 BSN in Nursing
      Texas Woman's University, 1984

Licensure and Certifications

    • 2017 NEA-BCAmerican Nurses Credentialing Center
    • 1988 Certified Procurement Transplant CoordinatorAmerican Board of Transplant Coordinators
    • 1984 NursingTexas Board of Nursing
      Nursing
    • 2018 ACLSAmerican Heart Association
    • 2018 BLSAmerican Heart Association

Appointments

    • 2013 to Present Program Manager
      Heart and Lung ,Baylor University Medical Center (Dallas,
      Ensures compliance with transplant specific regulations under UNOS/CMS. Plans, develops, implements, evaluates and monitors policies/procedures, allocation of resources, continuous quality improvement initiatives, educational programs and department working groups to achieve departmental and organizational goals and objectives. Covers for coordinators when necessary. Management and coordination 24/7 of all aspects of outpatient transplant/advanced disease care including coordinating organ offers and subsequent transplants
    • Jan 2011 to Present Clinical Instructor
      Nursing and Health Innovation ,University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
      Provides instruction to students both in an on-line and classroom format. Collaborates with faculty and students to confirm identification of appropriate preceptors for clinical experiences; confirms student eligibility for clinical assignments, attends conference calls as designated by faculty; supports an effective student learning experience, grades course work; evaluates students; provides summative evaluations of preceptors and submits student grades. Have taught in Nursing Management and Seminar & Practicum, Nursing Management in the Health Care Environment, Financial Management, Roles and Functions in Nursing Administration and Health Care Policy in Nursing
    • Oct 1987 to 2013 Director
      Organ Recovery ,Southwest Transplant Alliance (Dallas, TX, United States)
      Responsible for all medical/technical aspects of organ recovery activities with respect to organ recovery coordinators, advanced practice coordinators, family services coordinators, surgical coordinators, In House Coordinators and Family Advocates.
    • June 1984 to Oct 1987 RN
      Neuro Critical Care ,Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas (Dallas,
      Assessing, planning and administering nursing care to patients with neurological trauma, as well as neurosurgical or neurological problems.As a preceptor, was responsible for the orientation and training of new employees in the neurosurgical ICU and arranging educational opportunities for the ICU. As an ACLS instructor was responsible for lectures, training and testing individuals for ACLS certificatoin

Memberships

    • 2016 to Present PF Warriors
    • 2015 to Present Pulmonary Hypertension Association
    • 2014 to Present International Association of Heart and Lung Transplantation
    • 1987 to Present North American Transplant Coordinators Organization
    • 1978 to Present Sigma Theta Tau
    • 1991 to 2013 Association of Organ Procurement Organizations
    • 1991 to 2013 Texas Transplantation Society

Awards and Honors

    • Feb  2018 Service Excellence Award sponsored by Baylor University Medical Center
    • Jul  2016 Service Excellence Award sponsored by Baylor University Medical Center
    • May  2013 Great 100 Nurses sponsored by DFW G100
    • May  2013 Month Staff Recognition Award sponsored by Baylor University Medical Center

Publications

      Other Accepted
      • Don't Pass the Peanuts: Donor-Derived Nut Allergy in Lung Transplant
        [Peterson, Tammie].

      Abstract Accepted
      • Efficacy of a Lung Recruitment Protocol in Increasing the Number of Lungs Recovered for Transplantation
        [Peterson, Tammie].
      Accepted
      • Hospital Staff as OPO Employee's Results in Cost Savings and Increased Consent Rate in Distant Community Hospitals
        [Peterson, Tammie].
      Accepted
      • The Use of Two Coordinators in the Procurement Process
        [Peterson, Tammie].
      Accepted
      • OSHA Compliance and Southwest Organ Bank
        [Peterson, Tammie].
      Accepted
      • The Use of QA Monitors to Improve Compliance
        [Peterson, Tammie].
      Accepted
      • The Use of Scheduled Time Off to Alleviate Short Staffing
        [Peterson, Tammie].

      Journal Article 2013
      • MIcrosporidiosis acquired through solid organ transplantation
        [Peterson, TammieSpeer]. JAMA : the Journal of the American Medical Association.

      Journal Article 1993
      • Increasing Organ Donation at a Large Inner City Public Hospital
        [Peterson, Tammie]. 25(6), Dallas: "Transplantation Proceedings".
      1993
      • The Organ Donor Process, A Practical Guide for Donor Management
        [Peterson, Tammie]. 20(7), "Selected Readings".

Courses

      • NURS 5341-400 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2020
      • NURS 5341-401 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2020
      • NURS 5341-402 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2020
      • NURSG 5341-400 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2020
      • NURSG 5341-402 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2020
      • NURS 5341-400 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5341-401 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • NURSG 5341-400 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2019
      • NURSG 5341-401 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2019
      • -401 Financial Management in Nursing
        (Course Id: 5341)
        Fall - Five Week - Second - 2019
      • 5341 401-401 Financial Management in Nursing
        (Course Id: 5341)
        Fall - Five Week - Second - 2019
      • NURS 5341-400 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Summer - Dynamic Dated Session - 2019
      • NURSG 5341-400 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Summer - Dynamic Dated Session - 2019
      • NURS 5341-400 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2019
      • NURS 5341-401 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2019
      • NURS 5341-402 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2019
      • NURS 5341-403 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2019
      • NURSG 5341-400 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2019
      • NURSG 5341-401 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2019
      • NURSG 5341-402 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2019
      • NURS 5341-400 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5341-401 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2018
      • NURS 5341-402 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2018
      • NURSG 5341-400 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2018
      • NURSG 5341-402 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2018
      • NURS 5341-400 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Summer - Dynamic Dated Session - 2018
      • NURS 5341-401 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2018
      • NURS 5341-402 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2018
      • NURSG 5341-402 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2018
      • NURS 5339-400 ROLES/ FUNCTIONS NURS ADMINS
        (Course Id: 107485)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2018
      • NURS 5339-456 ROLES/ FUNCTIONS NURS ADMINS
        (Course Id: 107485)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2018
      • NURS 5339-458 ROLES/ FUNCTIONS NURS ADMINS
        (Course Id: 107485)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2018
      • NURS 5341-400 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2017
      • NURS 5341-401 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2017
      • NURS 5341-402 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2017
      • NURSG 5341-401 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2017
      • NURSG 5341-402 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2017
      • NURS 5339-401 ROLES/ FUNCTIONS NURS ADMINS
        (Course Id: 107485)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2017
      • NURS 5339-451 ROLES/ FUNCTIONS NURS ADMINS
        (Course Id: 107485)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2017
      • NURSG 5341-451 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Summer - Dynamic Dated Session - 2017
      • NURS 5340-400 MANAGEMENT SEMINAR & PRACTICE
        (Course Id: 107486)
        Summer - Dynamic Dated Session - 2017
      • NURS 5311-400 NURSING MGMT IN HEALTH CARE
        (Course Id: 107462)
        Summer - Dynamic Dated Session - 2017
      • NURSG 5311-400 NURSING MGMT IN HEALTH CARE
        (Course Id: 107462)
        Summer - Dynamic Dated Session - 2017
      • NURS 5341-401 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2017
      • NURS 5341-451 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2017
      • NURS 5340-400 MANAGEMENT SEMINAR & PRACTICE
        (Course Id: 107486)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2017
      • NURS 5341-400 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2016
      • NURS 5341-401 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2016
      • NURS 5341-450 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2016
      • NURS 5341-451 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2016
      • NURSG 5341-400 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2016
      • NURSG 5341-450 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NSG
        (Course Id: 107487)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2016
      • NURS 5343-001 LEADERSHIP & HEALTH CARE SYS
        (Course Id: 107489)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2015
      • NURS 5340-400 MANAGEMENT SEMINAR & PRACTICE
        (Course Id: 107486)
        Summer - Dynamic Dated Session - 2015
      • NURS 5340-450 MANAGEMENT SEMINAR & PRACTICE
        (Course Id: 107486)
        Summer - Dynamic Dated Session - 2015
      • NURS 5339-401 ROLES/ FUNCTIONS NURS ADMINS
        (Course Id: 107485)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2015
      • NURS 5339-451 ROLES/ FUNCTIONS NURS ADMINS
        (Course Id: 107485)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2015
      • NURS 5340-402 MANAGEMENT SEMINAR & PRACTICE
        (Course Id: 107486)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2014
      • NURS 5340-452 MANAGEMENT SEMINAR & PRACTICE
        (Course Id: 107486)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2014
      • NURS 5339-400 ROLES/ FUNCTIONS NURS ADMINS
        (Course Id: 107485)
        Summer - Dynamic Dated Session - 2014
      • NURS 5339-450 ROLES/ FUNCTIONS NURS ADMINS
        (Course Id: 107485)
        Summer - Dynamic Dated Session - 2014
      • NURS 5340-401 MANAGEMENT SEMINAR & PRACTICE
        (Course Id: 107486)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2014
      • NURS 5339-400 ROLES/ FUNCTIONS NURS ADMINS
        (Course Id: 107485)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2014
      • NURS 5339-450 ROLES/ FUNCTIONS NURS ADMINS
        (Course Id: 107485)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2014
      • NURS 5311-001 NURSING MGMT IN HEALTH CARE
        (Course Id: 107462)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • NURS 5339-400 ROLES/ FUNCTIONS NURS ADMINS
        (Course Id: 107485)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2013
      • NURS 5339-450 ROLES/ FUNCTIONS NURS ADMINS
        (Course Id: 107485)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2013
      • NURS 5339-400 ROLES/ FUNCTIONS NURS ADMINS
        (Course Id: 107485)
        Summer - Dynamic Dated Session - 2013
      • NURS 5339-450 ROLES/ FUNCTIONS NURS ADMINS
        (Course Id: 107485)
        Summer - Dynamic Dated Session - 2013
      • NURS 5340-001 MANAGEMENT SEMINAR & PRACTICE
        (Course Id: 107486)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • NURS 5340-002 MANAGEMENT SEMINAR & PRACTICE
        (Course Id: 107486)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • NURS 5311-001 NURSING MGMT IN HEALTH CARE
        (Course Id: 107462)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • NURS 5339-400 ROLES/ FUNCTIONS NURS ADMINS
        (Course Id: 107485)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2012
      • NURS 5339-450 ROLES/ FUNCTIONS NURS ADMINS
        (Course Id: 107485)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2012

Service to the Profession

    • 2015 to  Present
      Committee Member
      Pulmonary Hypertension Association
      Raffle Committee for the PH ZebraFest Run/Walk
    • 1987 to  Present
      Member
      North American Transplant Coordinators
    • 2015 to  2017
      Committee Member
      OPTN/UNOS
      Disease Transmission Advisory Committee, At Large
    • 2014 to  2015
      Committee Member
      UNOS
      Committee Member of Nominating Committee
    • 2013 to  2015
      Committee Member
      OPTN/UNOS
      OPO TIEDI work Group
    • 2013 to  2015
      Committee Member
      OPTN/UNOS
      OPO/DTAC Joint Subcommittee
    • 2013 to  2015
      Committee Member
      OPTN/UNOS
      OPO Committee Regional Representative Region 4
    • 1996 to  2013
      American Association of Organ Procurement Organizations
      Site Surveyor for Organ Procurement Organizations for Certification
    • 2006 to  2008
      Committee Member
      OPTN/UNOS
      Kidney Pumping Subcommittee
    • 2006 to  2008
      Committee Member
      OPTN/UNOS
      Pancreas Committee
    • 2005 to  2008
      Committee Member
      OPTN/UNOS
      Kidney/Pancreas Committee
    • 2002 to  2004
      Committee Member
      OPTN/UNOS
      OPO Committee Regional Representative for Region 4
    • 1997 to  1999
      Committee Chair
      Association of Organ Procurement Organizations
      Procurement Council
    • 1997 to  1997
      Committee Member
      Texas Transplantation Society
    • 1995 to  1996
      American Association of Organ Procurement Agencies
      Liaison to the Hospital Development Council
    • 1994 to  1994
      Committee Chair
      UNOS
      Forum Coordinator for Region 4 Annual Meeting
    • 1994 to  1994
      Committee Member
      UNOS
      IT Advisory Group