Kathleen Feldman

Nursing Professional Development Specialist
Programs: Continuing Nursing Education, Certification, Cornerstone Learning Management System
Hospital Affiliation: Health System
Professional Governance: Nursing Evidence-Based Practice Council, Professional Development Council, Research and Innovation Council


Feldman, K., Phillips, J., and  Pysz, J. QSEN Competency Validation – Learning Management System Innovation. Rapid-Fire QSEN International Forum. Denver, CO. June 2022. (Podium and Poster)

Cruz, J., Li, C., and Feldman, K. Demonstrating the Value of the NPD Practitioner Role by Responding to an Education Emergency. Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD) Annual Convention 2021: Aspire to Inclusivity. Chicago, IL. August 2021. (Poster)

Feldman, K. and Phillips, J. QSEN Integration from Identification of Learning Needs to Competency Validation in Practice. Virtual 2021 QSEN International Forum. January 2021. (Podium)

Feldman, K. and Phillips, J. Boost Methodology and Retention: A Simulated Patient Sepsis Scenario. 17th Annual UCLA Health Research and Evidence-Based Practice Conference. Los Angeles, CA. September 2018.

Phillips, J., Feldman, K., and Scherrey, J. Boost Methodology and Retention: A Simulated Patient Sepsis Scenario. Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD) Annual Convention 2018: Aspire to Imagine. Lake Buena Vista, FL. July 2018. (Podium)


Phillips, J., Feldman, K., Miller, P., and Galuska, L. 2020. The Impact of Boost Methodology on Nurse Knowledge Retention: A Longitudinal, Quasi-Experimental Sepsis Simulation Pilot Study. Journal for Nurses in Professional Development, 37(1), 3-11. https://doi.org/10.1097/nnd.0000000000000696


2023-2025 ANCC Nursing Continuing Professional Development (NCPD) Premier Award


  • 2022 Exceeded goals for hospital nursing certification by helping 1,115+ nurses achieve certification and increased the certification rate from 36 percent to 56 percent
  • 2019 Achieved “Accreditation with Distinction” for UCLA Health’s nursing continuing education program, the highest recognition awarded by ANCC’s Accreditation Program
  • 2018 Served as the nursing lead for the Cornerstone Learning Management System go-live