Education

Postmaster Certificate FNP
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Master of Science Nursing, MSN, PNP
Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

Publications

Publication Information

Refereed

Christine Meliones (Agee), CPNP, MSN & Kshitij Mistry, MD. Using Six Sigma Methodology to Improve Handoff Communication of Congenital Heart Disease Patients. Cardiology in the Young, 2008.

Christine Meliones (Agee), CPNP, MSN, Kshitij Mistry, MD, Kristi Ryan, RN, BSN, Rebecca       Ellis, RN, BSN, Judy Oehler, RN, BSN, Lisa Cooper, RN, BSN, Jon Meliones, MD.  A scientific framework for performance improvement: Using six sigma methodology to reduce practice variation in the pediatric critical care unit. Cardiology in the Young, 2008; (18) 191-235.

Christine Meliones (Agee), CPNP, MSN, Jon Meliones, MD, Andrew Lodge, MD, Scott Lawson, Joe Cesari, Michael Camitta, MD, James Jaggers, MD. Complexity of cardiac surgical procedure fails to predict cardiac ICU resource utilization: The time is right to develop an ICU severity scoring system. Cardiology in the Young, 2009;

Christine Meliones (Agee), CPNP, Andrew Lodge, MD, Scott Lawson, James Jaggers, MD, Jon Meliones, MD.  Decreasing morbidity in the PCICU through clinician led six sigma initiatives. Cardiology in the Young, 2010,

Christine Meliones (Agee), CPNP, Jene Chen, MD, Kyle Rheder, MD, Jon Meliones, MD. Improving patient care in the PCICU by increasing nursing participation into rounds: The critical steps necessary for success. Cardiology in the Young, 2010,

Ronald Kanter, MD, Christine Meliones (Agee), CPNP, Irfan Warsy, MD, Michael Carboni, MD, Charles Antzelevitch, PhD. Infant brugada syndrome presenting as rapid ventricular tachycardia. Heart Rhythm, 2010, 7:S49. AB24-2.

Christine Meliones, CPNP, Michael Carboni, MD, Salim Idriss, MD, Ronald Kanter, MD. Computer generated QTc fails to identify prolonged QTc in patients with and without congenital heart disease. Heart Rhythm, 2011, 8, 5, S355.

Chandra Srinivasan, MD, Christoff Hornik, MD, Angela Lloyd, RN, Christine Meliones, CPNP, Michael Carboni, MD, William Darden, Ronald Kanter, MD. Evaluation of syncope and its electrophysiologic associations in children and adolescents: A pediatric referral center experience. Circulation 2012.

Chapters:

Christine Meliones, CPNP, Samantha Lee, NP.  Bronchiolitis in Pediatric Acute Care: A Guide for Interprofessional Practice (2nd ed.), Co-editors; Reuter-Rice K, Bolick B. Publisher: Jones & Bartlett, 2021.

Christine Meliones, CPNP, Jon Meliones, MD.  Pertussis in Pediatric Acute Care: A Guide for Interprofessional Practice (2nd ed.), Co-editors; Reuter-Rice K, Bolick B. Publisher: Jones & Bartlett, 2021.

 Christine Meliones, CPNP, FNP, et al.  Advanced Nursing Care in the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit in Critical Heart Disease in Infants and Children. Elsevier, 2019.

Salim F Idriss, MD, PhD, Christine Meliones, CPNP, FNP.  Arrhythmias and Pacing in Critical Heart Disease in Infants and Children. Elsevier, 2019.

Christine Meliones (Agee), CPNP, Jon Meliones, MD.  Pertussis in Pediatric Acute Care, Co-editors; Reuter-Rice K, Bolick B. Publisher: Jones & Bartlett, 2011.

Christine Meliones (Agee), CPNP, Jon Meliones, MD.  Bronchiolitis in Pediatric Acute Care, Co-editors; Reuter-Rice K, Bolick B. Publisher: Jones & Bartlett, 2011.

Non-Refereed

Evidence-Based Medicine review on PedsCCM.org (Pediatric Critical Care Medicine): Christine Meliones (Agee): (Review of: Huang CJ, Lin HC. Association between adrenal insufficiency and ventilator weaning. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2006 Feb 1; 173(3): 276-80.) http://pedsccm.org/view.php?id=305

Certifications & Memberships

Certifications:

Basic Life Support

Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Six Sigma Black Belt

Certified Electrophysiology Specialist (AP)

Memberships: 

Sigma Theta Tau Delta Xi Chapter

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

North Carolina chapter of National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners- SIG AC

Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society

Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society

Heart Rhythm Society