Kelly Darden, NP Fellowship Director

KellyDarden-HeadshotKelly Darden, DNP, PNP-AC, CPN, is a pediatric acute care nurse practitioner with more than eight years of pediatric critical care and oncology experience. She is currently the Advanced Practice Provider Manager at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies. She has developed the nation’s first Postgraduate Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Fellowship Program in order to offer new advanced practice providers an additional year of mentored clinical practice in an acute care setting before starting their career.

Kelly provides clinical care within the Arnold Palmer Hospital Pediatric Oncology Department, caring for pediatric patients receiving chemotherapy as well as acutely ill oncology patients post-chemotherapy. Kelly's clinical interests include providing safe sedation for oncology patients and improving the discharge process for new diagnoses.

Kelli Fletcher, NP Fellowship Co-Director

Kelli Fletcher, MSN, PNP-AC, PNP-PC, is dual certified as a pediatric acute care nurse practitioner and pediatric primary care nurse practitioner. She has cared for patients in the pediatric intensive care unit at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children for the past 13 years.

In addition to serving as co-director of the Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Fellowship Program, Kelli is director of the Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Course offered through the Society of Critical Care Medicine at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies. Kelli’s clinical interests include traumatic brain injury and diabetic ketoacidosis.