Honors and Awards

  • Margaret G. Tyson Innovative Teaching Endowment, University of Virginia School of Nursing Alumni Association (2013)

Research Focus

University of Virginia Health System Research Mentor

Clinical Focus

Post-surgical solid organ transplant, hepatobiliary, urological, and burn/wound care adult patients.

Teaching Focus

Strong commitment to development of innovative clinical teaching models.

Publications

Journal Articles

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.