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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Lisa Fowler, RN, BScN, MN(c)

The Hospital for Sick Children
Nurse Educator, NICU
Advanced Practice Nurses


Phone: 416-813-5722
Fax: 416-813-6866

Brief Biography

Lisa has worked in the neonatal intensive care setting for a total of nine years. After graduating from nursing school she worked for one year in Mississippi in the NICU where she gained her first experience as a neonatal nurse. Ms. Fowler then moved back to Canada to start her new employment at SickKids, and has been rooted in the NICU ever since. She has had many opportunities in the NICU at SickKids working in the many roles available. She has worked as a bedside nurse, Clinical Support Nurse with charge nurse responsibilities, as a George Brown Clinical Instructor for the perinatal intensive care nursing program and most recently as the nurse educator. Her clinical expertise includes an assortment of interests. Over the years she has continually sought out opportunities to learn and professionally develop her skills. Some of the subspecialty groups that she participates in include; Cardiac Resource Group, PICC Resource Group, Trach Resource Group and Breast Feeding Resource Group.

Clinical Care Activities

Lisa participates in an assortment of committees both hospital wide and unit specific. The committees in which she is involved include; Chair of Hospital Nursing Library Committee, Transfusion Advisory Committee, Nurse Educator Council, SickKids Nursing Practice, NICU Nursing Practice Council, Program Management Committee, Unit Leadership Member, Cardiac Resource Group, Developmental Care Committee, Cardiac Care Conference Planning Committee, Information Management Advisory Group, Quality Management Committee, PICC Resource Group, Lab Utilization Task Force. She participates in a number of neonatal research studies on an ongoing basis in the NICU and facilitates the dissemination of evidence based research into practice. On a daily basis she provides support to neonatal nurses both within the organization and outside to meet their learning needs while fostering their professional advancement in caring for the neonatal population.

Research Interests

Lisa is currently working on completing a Master’s in Nursing degree from the University of Toronto. On top of spending time with her family she enjoys reading, skiing, and scuba diving.

Achievements

Ruth Scholtz Neonatal Nursing Award (2)