Jessica Loucas-Fontaine, MSN, CPNP



L ecturer
UM School of Nursing and Health Studies

M. Christine Schwartz Bldg
Telephone: (305) 284-3816
Email: j.loucas@miami.edu


Education

BSN, Nursing, University of Massachusetts, 1999
MSN, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program, Boston College, 2003

Certification and Licensure

PNCB Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, State of Florida Department of Health
ARNP, State of Florida Department of Health
PALS certified, American Heart Association
BCLS certified, American Heart Association

Clinical Specialties

Pediatrics

Primary Teaching Areas

Clinical Pediatrics

Publications (selected)

McCain, G.C., Knupp, A.M., Fontaine, J.L., Pino. L.D., & Vasquez, E. P. (in press). Heart rate variability responses to nipple feeding for preterm infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia: Three case studies. Journal of Pediatric Nursing.

McCain, G.C., Loucas, J., Diaz-Pino, L, & Arcia, A. (2009). Feeding preterm infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) post-hospitalization. 20th International Nursing Research Congress Focusing on Evidence-Based Practice/Sigma Theta Tau International, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, July 14, 2009.

McCain, G.C., Loucas, J., & Diaz-Pino, L. (2008). Feeding proficiency and efficiency for preterm infant with bronchopulmonary dysplasia. 22nd Annual Southern Nursing Research Society Conference proceedings, abstract ID 270.

McCain, G.C., Loucas, J. (2006). Heart Rate Variability Responses to Feeding for Preterm Infants with BPD. 17th International Nursing Research Congress Focusing on Evidence-Based Practice.