Saint Louis University
School of Nursing
Office: (314) 977-6652
Fax: (314) 977-8819
Practice: Dr. Bultas is a certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in primary care by the National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses. Her nursing background includes acute care pediatrics, pediatric intensive care, pediatric telephone triage, and school nursing.
Research and Scholarly Activities: Dr. Bultas' research interests center on fostering positive developmental outcomes among high risk children and their families. Dr. Bultas has experience in the areas of autism, pediatric developmental delay and disability, pediatric chronic illness, and parent perceptions and experiences. Additionally, she has experience in the use of simulation as a teaching modality.
Bultas, M. W., Hassler, M., Ercole, P., & Rea, G. (In Press). Effectiveness of High Fidelity Simulation for Pediatric Staff Nurse Education. Pediatric Nursing.
Bultas, M. & Koetting, C. (2014). Autism Spectrum Disorders in the New DSM 5. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners.
Bultas, M. W. & Curtis, M. (2013). Using Simulation to Teach Child Injury Prevention to Mothers Recovering from Substance Abuse. Journal of Community Health Nursing 30(3), 155-163. doi: 10.1080/07370016.2013.806720.
Bultas, M. W., Budhathoki, C., & Balakas, K. (2013). Evaluation of child and parent outcomes after a pediatric cardiac camp experience. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing. doi: 10.1111/jspn.12040
Bultas, M. & McLaughlin, L. (2013). Using Evidence-based Practice in the School Health Room. NASN School Nurse, 28(1). doi: 10.1177/1942602X12465964
McLaughlin, L., Bultas, M., Shorey, S. (2012). Human Papilloma Virus and Head and Neck Cancer. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners 8(8). doi: 10.1016/j.nurpra.2012.07.013
Bultas, M. W. (2012). Understanding Sports Preparticipation Cardiovascular Screening Recommendations. NASN School Nurse 27, 318-322. doi:10.1177/1942602X12453336
Bultas, M. W. (2012). The Health Care Experiences of the Preschool Child with Autism. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 27(5). doi: 10.1016/j.pwsn.2011.05.005
McKee, S., Bultas, M., Ahearn, T. (2011). School Nurse Survival: Reviewing Clinical Skills in the Simulation Laboratory. NASN School Nurse 26(4). doi: 10.1177/1942602X11409419
Bultas, M. W. (2011). Enhancing the Pediatric Undergraduate Nursing Curriculum through Simulation. Journal of Pediatric Nursing 26(3). doi: 10.1016/j.pedn.2010.06.012
Dineen, K. & Bultas, M. (2013). Narrative Symposium: Parenting Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Through the Transition to Adulthood Introduction. Narrative Inquiries in Bioethics 2(3), 147- 149. doi: 10.1353/nib2012.0061