Linda B. Hurd, MSN, CRNP

Linda B. Hurd, MSN, CRNP

Linda Hurd, MSN, CRNP is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in the Pain Management Program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

Areas of Expertise: Acute pain management, Regional analgesia, Complementary and alternative therapies
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Additional Training

MSN - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Graduate Degree

MSN - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Nurse Practitioner, Pain Management Program

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2015

Hurd L, Ely E: Paying Attention to Pediatric Pain. Pediatric Pain Letter. Vol. 16 (1-2) 32-34, June 2015.

Posters and Presentations

2015

Hurd L, Farrell S, Ryan K,  Norton A, Chen Lim ML, Garay K,  Ely E: The Feasibility, Safety and Tolerability of Administering an Osmotic Laxative Polyethylene Glycol Preoperatively in Adolescent Patients Undergoing Posterior Spinal Fusion Surgery. Poster Presentation, International Symposium on Pediatric Pain. Seattle, WA, June 2015.

Farrell S, Ryan K, Norton A, Hurd L, Chen Lim ML, Ely E: Prevention of Adverse Post-Operative Gastrointestinal Events in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Surgical Patients. Poster Presentation: Pediatric Orthopedic Practitioners Society (POPS). Atlanta, Georgia. April 2015.

Farrell S, Ryan K, Norton A, Hurd L, Chen Lim ML, Ely E: Prevention of Adverse Post-Operative Gastrointestinal Events in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Surgical Patients. Poster Presentation, Eastern Nursing Research Society. Washington, DC, April 2015.

2011

Hurd L, DiMaggio T, Roberto A, Garay K, Scollon-McCarthy M,  Ely E and Ganesh A: Use of Continuous Peripheral Nerve Blockade (CPNB) in Children Undergoing Orthopedic Surgical Procedures: One Hospital's Experience. Poster session presented at the American Society of Pain Management Nursing 21st National Conference. Tucson, Arizona. September 2011.

2010

Scollon-McCarthy M, DiMaggio T, Garay K, Hurd L, Roberto A, Ganesh A: Post-Operative Pain Management for Children Using Continuous Peripheral Nerve Blocks: A Five Year Experience. Poster presentation at the International Symposium on Pediatric Pain. Acapulco, Mexico. March, 2010.

2009

Hurd L, DiMaggio T, Scollon-McCarthy M, Garay K, Roberto A. Ganesh A: Peripheral Nerve Catheter hospital discharge teaching assists parents in providing safe and effective pain management for their child at home. Poster presentation at the Society of Pain Management Nursing. Jacksonville, Florida. September 2009.

Awards and Honors

2005, 1st place clinical research award and poster of distinction: Pediatric Crohn’s disease: the association of NOD2/CARD15 genotype, growth delay and bone disease. Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Nurses National meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, October 2005.

2005, Poster of Distinction, NOD2 Mutations predict phenotypic changes in growth in pediatric Crohn’s disease. National Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition national meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, October 2005.

2000, Excellence in Clinical Practice Writers Award for Gastroenterology Nursing
 

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Society for Pain Management Nursing