Jonas V Nurse Leader Scholar

Charles Vidourek, BSN, RN, CPEN

The Ohio State University
DNP Student

Mr. Vidourek is currently studying the Doctorate of Nursing Practice at The Ohio State University. His area of focus is pediatric acute care, with a doctoral project aimed at improving pediatric readiness for non-pediatric emergency departments. After receiving a bachelor's degree in music, Mr. Vidourek completed a 12-month accelerated bachelor of nursing program. He currently holds certification as a pediatric emergency nurse, or CPEN. Charles has over eight years of emergency department experience with just over five years in a level one pediatric trauma center. While there, he was selected as the Emergency Department "Nurse of the Year." Charles currently works in a level one adult trauma center and holds the role of Pediatric Coordinator. In addition, Mr. Vidourek has also held a part-time job as a hospital nursing supervisor and currently works part-time placing PICC lines.