Kelley C Rumsey, DNP, RN, TCRN, CEN, ACNP-BC, PNP-BC
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose - 10/07/2021

Kelley Conti Rumsey


10633 Ramshorn Road                                                                      Mobile (804) 677-5378

Midlothian, VA  23113                                                                      [email protected]



Doctor of Nursing Practice- Virginia Commonwealth University, Program focus:  Quality and Safety.  May 2019.

Post-Master’s Certificate- Virginia Commonwealth University, Concentration in the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Track.  August 2001

Master of Science- Virginia Commonwealth University, Concentration in the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Track.  May 2000

Bachelor of Science in Nursing- Virginia Commonwealth University.  Graduated Cum Laude.  May 1996

Diploma in Nursing- Richmond Memorial Hospital School of Nursing.  June 1990


Professional Experience


3/12-present, Trauma Program Manager, Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU.  Provide oversight and direction for the development of a Level I Pediatric Trauma Program.  Development of a Pediatric Performance Improvement Program, facilitate staff completion of educational requirements.  Implementation of clinical performance protocols and guidelines.  Active participant at the state and regional trauma system levels.  Participated in development of state criteria for designation of pediatric trauma centers in Virginia.  Fiscal responsibility for program and oversight of trauma registrar, PI coordinator, injury prevention coordinators and support assistant.  In close collaboration with the Medical Director, have successfully achieved verification by the American College of Surgeons and the Commonwealth of Virginia of the Pediatric Trauma Center.  Engagement in pediatric specific disaster preparations for the organization. Led organizational efforts to enhance staff resilience and promote trauma informed care.


9/12-5/13- Interim Trauma Program Manager, VCU Health System, Provided oversight and leadership for the Level I Trauma Center during a period of vacancy.  Maintained program operations, performance improvement and ongoing requirements to assure maintenance of verification requirements.


3/10- 3/12, Trauma Nurse Practitioner, CJW Medical Center.  Supports the medical and surgical care of the trauma patient under the supervision of the Trauma Medical Director.  Assists in development, implementation, and evaluation of short-term, long-term, and strategic planning for the Trauma Center. Participate in Trauma Center Performance Improvement. 


10/08- 12/14, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Huguenot Pediatrics.  Providing on-call telephone triage and Saturday sick-clinic coverage. 


5/05- 3/10, Clinical Nurse Educator, CJW Medical Center Emergency Departments.  Assess, implement, and evaluate educational programming to meet the needs of emergency department staff.  Participate in Performance Improvement and Risk Management initiatives.  Provide hospital-wide educational support as needed.  Contribute to Accreditation and Certification programs.  Project management as needed. 


4/04-5/05-Nurse Practitioner, VCU Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine.  Assessment, diagnosis and treatment of emergency department patients.


6/03-8/04-Nurse Practitioner, VCU OccuHealth Alliance Clinics, Department of Emergency Medicine.  Providing Occupational Health Services for client companies including DOT and Non-DOT physical exams and evaluation and treatment for work related injuries and illness. 


11/00-6/06-Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Consultants Inc./VA Emergency Physicians, LLP.  Assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of emergency department patients. 


6/00-2/01-Nurse Practitioner, West End Orthopaedic Clinic.  Assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients with orthopedic complaints.  Pre and post- operative clinic-based care.


12/98-9/00 Staff Nurse, Emergency Department, Johnston-Willis Hospital, Richmond, VA.  Provided emergency nursing care to patients across the lifespan with a wide range of illness or injury.  


12/97-12/98, Education Coordinator, Retreat Hospital, Richmond, VA.  Assessed needs, planned, implemented and evaluated educational programs for hospital employees.  Facilitated Patient Education.  Managed on-site BLS program.  Hospital Quality Improvement activities. 


12/92-12/97, Clinician II, Emergency Department, Johnston-Willis Hospital, Richmond, VA.  Provided emergency nursing care to patients across the lifespan with a wide range of illness or injury.  Charge nurse duties, Bereavement Committee Chairperson, staff in-services.


5/92-12/92, Staff Nurse, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, Richmond, VA


6/90-5/92, Staff Nurse, Progressive Surgical Unit, Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, Richmond, VA.




Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, ANCC (2001-present)

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, ANCC (2000-present)

Trauma Certified Registered Nurse, BCEN (2015-present)

Certified Emergency Nurse, BCEN (1995-present)

Advanced Trauma Life Support, ACS, (Provider, 2010-2014)

Advanced Burn Life Support, ABA (Provider, 2006-2015)

Advanced Cardiac Life Support, AHA (Provider 1991-2012, Instructor 1997-2001, 2005-2012)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support, AHA (Provider 1994-present, Instructor 1996- 2017)

Trauma Nurse Core Course, ENA (Provider 1993-present, Instructor 2002-present, Course Director 2007-present, Faculty 2010- present)

Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course, ENA (Provider 1993-2001, 2005-present, Instructor 2012, Course Director 2013-present, Faculty 2015-present)

Basic Life Support, AHA (Provider 1987-present, Instructor 1998-2000)


Professional Organizations/Community Activities


First Responder Center of Excellence (Formerly part of National Fallen Firefighters Foundation)

Instructor, Stress First Aid, 2017- present


Society of Trauma Nurses.

Member, 2010-present

Member Pediatric Research subcommittee 2017-present,

Member Pediatric Steering Committee 2017-Present,

Pediatric Committee, Co-Chair-elect, 2019-2020, Chair 2021-2022


Emergency Nurses Association

Member 1993-lifetime.

Chapter-Central Virginia, Government Affairs/Nurse Practice Committee Chair, 2003, President, 1999.  Education Chairperson, 1997. 

State- Virginia ENA- Education Committee Chair, 1998, member, 1997. 

National- Annual Meeting Planning Committee member 2002-2004. 

Representative to the National Association of Nurse Practitioners, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Competencies validation panel.


Board for Certification in Emergency Nursing. 

Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) exam Item Writer, 2005-2007.

CEN Exam Construction and Review Committee, 2008-2010.

Member-At-Large, Board of Directors, 2011-2013.

Project Lead for trauma certification exam development 2012-2014,

Chairperson, Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN) Exam Construction and Review Committee. 2014-present.


Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Gamma Omega Chapter.  Inducted 1999, member 1999-present.


Pediatric Trauma Society. Member, 2012-present. 


International Society for the Study of Traumatic Stress. Member, 2016-present


Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners.  Member 1999-2005.


Cub Scout Pack 1825. 

Den Leader 2009-2010,

Pack Committee Member 2010-2011,

Cubmaster 2011-2012


Episcopal Church of the Redeemer.  Episcopal Church Women, Member 2002- present, Secretary, 2005-2007


Forest View Volunteer Rescue Squad. Member 1993-1997. 

Infection Control Officer 1994-1996.

Old Dominion Emergency Medical Services Alliance (ODEMSA).

Chair, Trauma Performance Improvement Committee, 2013-2017. 

Vice Chair, Performance Improvement Committee, 2018-present.

Trustee, Metro Richmond Sub council, 2018-present.

Member, Peer Support Team.  2016-present, Assistant Team Leader 2021-2022.


Recent Professional Presentations:


Building and Maintaining Resilience. 3/27/21.  Society of Trauma Nurses.  Pediatric Workshop.  TraumaCON 2021.  Invited Speaker and Moderator.

Perspectives on Peer Support.  2/9/21.  Central Virginia Nurses in Professional Development.  Webinar.  Invited panelist. 

Stress First Aid for the First Responder.  12/3/20. Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU.  Virtual Instructor Led Training approved by Virginia Office of EMS.  Co-presenter.

Pediatric Trauma 2020 Update and Case Reviews.  11/9/20.  VCU Health System, Virtual Instructor Led Training, approved by Virginia Office of EMS.  Session repeated. Co-presenter.

Building Resilience in the Level I Pediatric Trauma Center, 11/7/20.  All Levels Trauma Care International Virtual Conference.  Invited Speaker.

Pediatric Trauma:  2020 Update and Case Reviews, 11/4/20. FOCUS Pediatric and Neonatal Nursing Conference.  Richmond, VA.  Invited Speaker.

Building Resilience in the Level I Pediatric Trauma Center, 10/22/20.  Society of Trauma Nurses Webinar.  Invited Speaker.

Suicide Prevention Webinar, 5/11/20 invited panelist. VCU Health System.


Pediatric Trauma, 11/3/21.  Invited Speaker.  Virginia EMS Symposium, Norfolk, VA.

Stress First Aid for the First Responder 3/17/21. Co-presenter. Prince Edward County Public Safety.

Stress First Aid for the First Responder 12/10/20. Co-presenter. Prince George County Fire and EMS. 

Moral Injury.  3/7/20.  Central VA EMS Expo.  Invited Speaker.

Developing Peer Support Teams in Public Safety.  3/6/20.  Central VA EMS Expo.  Invited Speaker. 

Pediatric Trauma Through the Ages:  Injuries by Developmental Stages.  Selected speaker 11/8/19, Virginia EMS Symposium

Peer Support Team Development.  Selected speaker, 11/9/19, Virginia EMS Symposium

Roanoke Trauma Symposium.  Invited Speaker.  11/16/18.  Pediatric Trauma.


Virginia EMS Symposium.  Selected Speaker.  11/10/18.  Pediatric Trauma.


Virginia Association for Volunteer Rescue Squads.  Annual Conference.  Invited Speaker.  9/26/18.  Pediatric Trauma.  


Central VA EMS Expo.  Invited Speaker.  3/3/18.  Stress First Aid. 


2018 Odyssey Conference: Educating the Acute & Critical Care Nurse, 3/13/18.  Richmond, VA.  Invited speaker.  Pediatric Trauma.


Virginia EMS Symposium. Selected speaker.  Finding Your HERO Within.  Psychological Capital for First Responders.  11/10/17. 


Central VA EMS Expo, March 6, 2017, Panel member, PTSD in First Responders.


Central VA Society of Pediatric Nurses, 7/20/16.  Richmond, VA Invited Speaker.  Pediatric Trauma


FOCUS:  The 2nd Annual Pediatric & Neonatal Care Conference, 10/17/14.  Richmond, VA


Invited Speaker.  Traumatic Brain Injury.  Co-presented with Nicki Foster, RN.


Virginia EMS Symposium, 11/7/14, Norfolk, VA.  Selected speaker.  Pediatric Trauma:  Complex Case presentations.  Co-presented with Jeffrey Haynes, MD.



2020 Odyssey Critical Care ConferenceBuilding Team Member Resilience in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.  Co-author


35th Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Traumatic Stress:  Building a Trauma-Informed Health System:  Initiation of the VCU Health Trauma Informed Leadership Team.  November 11, 2019.  Co-author


Rao R. Ivatury Trauma Symposium.  Promoting Mental Health of First Responders.  March 22, 2018.  Lead Author.  Poster competition winner.


Langston Center for Quality, Safety, and Innovation Symposium- First Responders.  Caring for our own, First Responder support programs, October 13, 2016.  Co-author


Templeton Pediatric Trauma Symposium, Redesigning the Pediatric Registrar Role and Registry Processes at a Level I Trauma Center, March 5, 2016.  Co-author


Trauma Quality Improvement Program Annual Conference, Moving to a Concurrent Trauma Registry in a High-Volume Level I Trauma Center, Nashville, TN, November 2015.  Co-author


Society of Trauma Nurses Annual Conference, March 2015 Jacksonville, FLA.  Trauma Nurses Speak:  On Certification.  Lead Author



VA Office of EMS EMSAT video, PTSD in First Responders.  January 2017.


Honors and Awards:

2021 Governor’s EMS Award for Outstanding Contribution to EMS Health and Safety


2021 ODEMSA Regional Award for Outstanding Contribution to EMS Health and Safety


2015 ODEMSA Regional Award for Nurse with Outstanding Contribution to EMS




Lee Van Sise, MBA, BSN, RN

Allen Yee, MD, FACEP