Honors and Awards
- Margaret G. Tyson Innovative Teaching Endowment, University of Virginia School of Nursing Alumni Association (2013)
Research FocusUniversity of Virginia Health System Research Mentor
Clinical FocusPost-surgical solid organ transplant, hepatobiliary, urological, and burn/wound care adult patients.
Teaching FocusStrong commitment to development of innovative clinical teaching models.
Advance Online Publications
Elgin, K. (2022). Visibility and value of a clinical nurse specialist team: Illustrating impact through an annual report. Nurse Leader. Advance online publication.
Elgin, K., & Poston, R. (2019). Optimizing registered nurse bedside shift report: Innovative application of simulation methods. Journal for Nurses in Professional Development, 35(2), E6-14. https://doi.org/10.1097/NND.0000000000000526
Elgin, K., Burns, S., Cozzi, K., Fowler, M., Perry, S., Davis, S., Conaway, M., & Quatrara, B. (2011). Maintaining patency with packed red blood cell infusions: Comparison of IV normal saline infusion vs normal saline syringe method. MedSurg Nursing: The Journal of Adult Health, 20(3), 134-138.
Elgin, K. (2004). Central Virginia Chapter of AMSN. Med-Surg Matters, 13(2), 12.
Elgin, K. (2001). Management and Delegation: Skin Inspection. In Black, J., Hawks, J., & Keene, A.(Eds.), Medical-Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management for Positive.
Elgin, K. (2001). Management and Delegation: Hearing Aides. In Black, J., Hawks, J., & Keene, A.(Eds.), Medical-Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management for Positive.
Dierdorf, B., Elgin, K., & Rea, K. (2001). Examining Large Bore Central Line Use in Acute Care Settings. MedSurg Nursing: The Journal of Adult Health, 10(6), 313-314.