Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2021 Challenging Convention: Daytime Versus Nighttime Extubation in the Pediatric ICU 2021
2021 Change in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Performance Over Time During Simulated Pediatric Cardiac Arrest and the Effect of Just-in-Time Training and FeedbackPediatric Emergency Care.  37:133-137. 2021
2021 Suicide Simulation in Primary CareSouthern Medical Journal.  114:129-132. 2021
2021 Influence of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Coaching on Interruptions in Chest Compressions during Simulated Pediatric Cardiac Arrest∗Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.  345-353. 2021
2020 The Impact of a 9-Month Booster Training Using Rapid Cycle Deliberate Practice on Pediatric Resident PALS Skills. 2020
2020 Rapid cycle deliberate practice improves and sustains paediatric resident PALS performance 2020
2020 Travel Histories in Children: How Well Do Interns and Medical Students Do?Southern Medical Journal.  113:432-437. 2020
2020 Development of a “first five minutes” program to improve staff response to pediatric codesAmerican Journal of Critical Care.  29:233-236. 2020
2020 Effect of a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Coach on Workload during Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Arrest: A Multicenter, Simulation-Based StudyPediatric Critical Care Medicine.  E274-E281. 2020
2020 Novel paediatric pericardiocentesis simulator: A collaboration between the Departments of Pediatrics and Biomedical Engineering 2020
2019 A Simulation Course Focusing on Forensic Evidence Collection Improves Pediatric Knowledge and Standardizes Curriculum for Child AbuseSouthern Medical Journal.  112:487-490. 2019
2019 Nurse Vigilance: A Three-Part Simulation Course to Decrease Cardiopulmonary Arrests Outside Intensive Care UnitsJournal for Nurses in Professional Development.  35:E1-E8. 2019
2019 Influence of cardiopulmonary resuscitation coaching and provider role on perception of cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality during simulated pediatric cardiac arrestPediatric Critical Care Medicine.  20:E191-E198. 2019
2019 Clinically-relevant cardiopulmonary interactions for the pediatric intensivistMinerva Pediatrica.  71:76-81. 2019
2018 A Simulation-Enhanced Curriculum to Improve Resident Knowledge and Skills in Smoking Cessation TreatmentMedical Science Educator.  28:601-607. 2018
2018 Optimizing CPR performance with CPR coaching for pediatric cardiac arrest: A randomized simulation-based clinical trialResuscitation.  132:33-40. 2018
2018 Impact of a CPR feedback device on healthcare provider workload during simulated cardiac arrestResuscitation.  130:111-117. 2018
2018 Comparison of recidivism rates for a teenage trauma prevention program after the addition of high-fidelity patient simulationTraffic Injury Prevention.  19:225-229. 2018
2018 Renal Replacement Therapy in the United Kingdom: The Devil Is in the Details*Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.  266-267. 2018
2018 Leveraging Quick Response Code Technology to Facilitate Simulation-Based Leaderboard Competition 2018
2018 The effect of step stool use and provider height on CPR quality during pediatric cardiac arrest: A simulation-based multicentre study 2018
2017 Workload of Team Leaders and Team Members during a Simulated Sepsis ScenarioPediatric Critical Care Medicine.  18:e423-e427. 2017
2017 A Qualitative Examination of Physician Gender and Parental Status in Pediatric End-of-Life CommunicationHealth Communication.  32:903-909. 2017
2017 Survey of pediatric trainee knowledge: dose, concentration, and route of epinephrine 2017
2017 Factors Associated with Mortality in Pediatric Acute Kidney Injury Treated with Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy: More Questions Than Answers∗Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.  18:198-199. 2017
2017 Pediatric anaphylaxis in the operating room for anesthesia residents: a simulation study 2017
2016 Demonstrating Diagnostic Error in the Care of Simulated Pediatric InpatientsMedical Science Educator.  26:623-629. 2016
2016 Physician Communication in Pediatric End-of-Life Care: A Simulation Study 2016
2016 Ventilator graphicsMinerva Pediatrica.  68:456-469. 2016
2016 Interprofessional, multiple step simulation course improves pediatric resident and nursing staff management of pediatric patients with diabetic ketoacidosis.World Journal of Critical Care Medicine.  5:212-218. 2016
2016 Knowledge gain of pharmacy students and pharmacists comparing simulation versus traditional learning methodology 2016
2016 Another Piece to the Puzzle: "a Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery Inside an Enigma" - Winston Churchill∗Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.  17:1001-1003. 2016
2015 Gastric acid suppression - More data, less answersPediatric Critical Care Medicine.  16:671-672. 2015
2015 High frequency oscillatory ventilation in children. What do we know so far?Minerva Pediatrica.  67:123-140. 2015
2015 Improving cardiopulmonary resuscitation with a CPR feedback device and refresher simulations (CPR cares study) a randomized clinical trialJAMA Pediatrics.  169:137-144. 2015
2015 Perception of CPR quality: Influence of CPR feedback, Just-in-Time CPR training and provider roleResuscitation.  87:44-50. 2015
2015 Utilizing High-Fidelity Simulation to Teach Pediatric Residents Clinical Nutrition: A Curricular Change Guided by a Needs AssessmentICAN: Infant, Child, and Adolescent Nutrition.  7:367-374. 2015
2015 Variability in quality of chest compressions provided during simulated cardiac arrest across nine pediatric institutionsResuscitation.  97:13-19. 2015
2014 Repeated versus varied case selection in pediatric resident simulation.Journal of graduate medical education.  6:275-279. 2014
2014 A novel iterative-learner simulation model: fellows as teachers.Journal of graduate medical education.  6:127-132. 2014
2014 Bihemispheric gunshot wounds: Survival and long-term neuropsychological follow-up of three siblingsChild's Nervous System.  30:1589-1594. 2014
2014 Interprofessional simulation training improves knowledge and teamwork in nursing and medical students during internal medicine clerkshipJournal of Hospital Medicine.  9:189-192. 2014
2014 Performance of anesthesia residents during a simulated prone ventricular fibrillation arrest in an anesthetized pediatric patient 2014
2014 Randomized trial comparing two mass casualty triage systems (JumpSTART versus SALT) in a pediatric simulated mass casualty eventPrehospital Emergency Care.  18:417-423. 2014
2013 Ventilator caregiver education through the use of high-fidelity pediatric simulators: A pilot studyClinical Pediatrics.  52:1038-1043. 2013
2013 High-Fidelity Simulation Enhances Learning During a Third Year Medical Student Pediatric ClerkshipMedical Science Educator.  23:313-320. 2013
2013 Topics in training: High-fidelity simulations for rthopaedic residents medical complications and systems challenges 2013
2013 Glucose - More data, still no answersPediatric Critical Care Medicine.  14:111-112. 2013
2013 High-fidelity simulations for orthopaedic residents: medical complications and systems challenges. 2013
2013 Utilizing high-fidelity crucial conversation simulation in genetic counseling training 2013
2012 Transfer of simulated lumbar puncture training to the clinical settingPediatric Emergency Care.  28:1009-1012. 2012
2012 Multidisciplinary Simulation in Pediatric Critical Care: The Death of a ChildCritical Care Nurse.  32:55-61. 2012
2012 High-fidelity simulation training for sleep technologists in a pediatric sleep disorders center 2012
2011 Hyperventilation in pediatric resuscitation: Performance in simulated pediatric medical emergenciesPediatrics.  128. 2011
2011 Pediatric intensive care simulation course: a new paradigm in teaching.Journal of graduate medical education.  3:81-87. 2011
2010 Insulin infusion protocols: What to do and how to do itPediatric Critical Care Medicine.  11:765-766. 2010
2010 Severe Contrast Reaction Emergencies. High-fidelity Simulation Training for Radiology Residents and Technologists in a Children's HospitalAcademic Radiology.  17:934-940. 2010
2010 What is the role for continuous glucose monitors in the pediatric intensive care unit?Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.  11:441-443. 2010
2010 Prevalence of adverse events in pediatric intensive care units in the United StatesPediatric Critical Care Medicine.  11:568-578. 2010
2010 Use of simulation to enhance learning in a pediatric electiveAmerican Journal of Pharmaceutical Education.  74. 2010
2009 Initiation of a pediatric mock code program at a children's hospitalMedical Teacher.  31. 2009
2009 Outcomes of critically ill children requiring continuous renal replacement therapyJournal of Critical Care.  24:394-400. 2009
2009 Sedation after intubation using etomidate and a long-acting neuromuscular blockerPediatric Emergency Care.  25:393-396. 2009
2009 Correlation of vancomycin dosing to serum concentrations in pediatric patients: a retrospective database review. 2009
2009 Pediatric off-label use of recombinant factor VIIaPediatrics.  123:1066-1072. 2009
2008 Histamine 2 receptor antagonists vs intravenous proton pump inhibitors in a pediatric intensive care unit: A comparison of gastric pHJournal of Critical Care.  23:416-421. 2008
2007 Genome-level longitudinal expression of signaling pathways and gene networks in pediatric septic shockMolecular Medicine.  13:495-508. 2007
2007 Genome-level expression profiles in pediatric septic shock indicate a role for altered zinc homeostasis in poor outcomePhysiological Genomics.  30:146-155. 2007
2007 Is hyperglycemia really harmful? A critical appraisal of "Persistent hyperglycemia in critically ill children" by Faustino and Apkon (J Pediatr 2005; 146:30-34)Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.  8:482-485. 2007
2006 Deep sedation with propofol in patients with Rett syndromeJournal of Child Neurology.  21:857-860. 2006
2006 Deep sedation with propofol in patients with Rett syndromeJournal of Child Neurology.  21:210-213. 2006
2006 The use of enteral naloxone to treat opioid-induced constipation in a pediatric intensive care unitPediatric Critical Care Medicine.  7:252-254. 2006
2005 The use of recombinant factor VIIa in a patient with Noonan syndrome and life-threatening bleedingPediatric Critical Care Medicine.  6:352-354. 2005
2005 Fatal hypermagnesemia caused by an Epsom salt enema: A case illustrationSouthern Medical Journal.  98:253-256. 2005

Teaching Activities

  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Fall Term 2018) 2018 - 2019
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • STP2037 - SIMULATION EXPERIENCE - HANDS ON LEARNING (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • STP2037 - SIMULATION EXPERIENCE - HANDS ON LEARNING (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 52-526 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • PCL2255 - INTEGRATION (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • PCL2255 - INTEGRATION (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • STP2037 - SIMULATION EXPERIENCE - HANDS ON LEARNING (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • STP2037 - SIMULATION EXPERIENCE - HANDS ON LEARNING (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • PCL2255 - INTEGRATION (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • STP2037 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION EXPERIENCE (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • STP2037 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION EXPERIENCE (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • PCL2255 - INTEGRATION (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • STP2037 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION EXPERIENCE (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • STP2037 - PEDIATRIC SIMULATION EXPERIENCE (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • PCL1140 - INTRODUCTION TO THE ORGAN MODULES (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine in Pediatrics Residency Program, Ohio State University System : Columbus 1998
  • UAB Hospital, Internship 1999
  • UAB Hospital, Residency 2002
  • UAB Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2005
  • Full Name

  • Nancy Tofil