Ruth Devoogd, PNP, MS, BSN
Sr. Instructor, Pediatrics-Pulmonary Medicine

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Graduate Schools :
  • MSN, University of Colorado Denver (1989)
  • CPNP, University of Colorado College of Nursing (1993)
Undergraduate School:
  • BSN, University of Colorado - Health Sciences Center (CO) (1976)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Pulmonary Medicine

Professional Titles

  • Sr. Instructor, Pediatrics-Pulmonary Medicine
  • Advanced Practice Provider

Recognition & Awards

  • Mary M. Kontos Care Champion Award, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, (2018)
    National award recognizing the contributions of non-physician members of a care team who demonstrate a passion for excellence and commitment to care of individuals with cystic fibrosis (CF).
  • Patient-Family Experience, Excellence in Patient Care Award, Children's Hospital Colorado, (2017)
    For achieving 90% or higher with 9/10 ratings on Overall Patient Experience
  • Patient-Family Experience, Excellence in Patient Care Award, Children's Hospital Colorado, (2016)
    For achieving 90% or higher with 9/10 ratings on Overall Provider Experience
  • Five Star Excellence Award, Professional Research Consultants, Inc, (2014)
    For scoring in the top 10% nationally for "Excellent" responses - Overall Quality of Provider Care
  • Barbara Quarantillo Senior Instructor with Distinction, Univ of CO School of Medicine Dept of Peds, (2010)

Professional Memberships

  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Colorado Chapter
  • Society of Pediatric Nurses, Member at large

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Children's Hospital Colorado South Campus
1811 Plaza Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
720-478-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Certificate (2003)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Child and Teen Health - Pediatric Diseases and Conditions
  • Lungs and Breathing - Asthma
  • Lungs and Breathing - Cystic Fibrosis
  • Child and Teen Health
  • Lungs and Breathing
Clinical Interests
My main area of clinical interest is cystic fibrosis, family centered care and quality improvement.

Care Philosophy
Family centered care is central to my practice. I believe in providing patients and families with the information they need to learn about cystic fibrosis and how to live with this condition, in all aspects of their lives. I am also strongly committed to process improvement to ensure that patients and families receive the best care possible.

General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • MSN, University of Colorado Denver (1989)
  • CPNP, University of Colorado College of Nursing (1993)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BSN, University of Colorado - Health Sciences Center (CO) (1976)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Pulmonary Medicine
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