Laura Smith, RN, MSN, CRNP

Laura Smith, RN, MSN, CRNP, is a nurse practitioner in the Cancer Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Blood and marrow transplantation
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Background

    I provide and coordinate clinical care for children undergoing blood and marrow transplant. I especially enjoy helping children and families through their inpatient stay as well as preparing them to be comfortable caring for their child once they are discharged. Over the 10 years that I have worked in pediatric oncology, I have really enjoyed my interactions with individual children and their families.

    I have presented the following posters at national conferences:

    • Innovative Teaching Strategies for the Novice and Advanced BMT nurse
    • Discharge Planning on 3C/3S Extending Good Practices

    Selected Publications, Honors and Professional Activities

    Memberships in professional organizations

    Association of Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON)
    Treasurer- APHON, Greater Philadelphia Chapter

    Posters and presentations

    Smith L. Innovative teaching strategies for the novice and advanced BMT nurse [poster presentation]. Association of Hematology/Oncology Nurses 33rd Annual Conference and Exhibit; 2009 Sep 10-12; Orlando, FL.

  • Education and Training

    Additional Training

    MSN Pediatric Oncology Program - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    ANCC, Certified Pediatric Oncology Nurse (CPON)

    Undergraduate Degree

    BS - Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Advanced Practice Nurse

  • Departments and Services