Janice Dudley, DNP, MSN, MHA, CPNP-AC/PC is a pediatric nurse practitioner currently working in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Maine Medical Center. She has worked for 23 years at MMC in various roles including Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Neurology. She actively participates in MMC’s Rules and Regulations Committee, MMC Provider Audit and Education Committee, the Neonatal Encephalopathy Workgroup, and the Advanced Practice Provider Advisory Council.  She is an active member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and the American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association where she has served on the Board of Directors, including President of the organization.

Dr. Dudley received her undergraduate nursing degree at McMurray University, graduate nursing degree from University of New York at Stonybrook, Master’s degree in Health Administration from Saint Joseph’s College of Maine, and her Doctorate of Nursing Practice with a post-graduate certificate in Pediatric Acute Care from Rush University.  Her clinical and scholarly interests include improving the health care of neonatal and pediatric populations through local quality improvement and advocacy at the state and national levels.

Scholarship Areas of Interest: early recognition and management of neonatal and pediatric delirium among hospitalized patients and the early implementation of neuroprotective strategies for all patients in the neonatal intensive care unit

Project Name: Implementation of Pediatric Delirium Screening in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Maine Medical Center