Capella Ilagan, MSN, RN, CCRN, C-NPT, PHRN

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Capella Ilagan, MSN, RN, CCRN, C-NPT, PHRN, is a nurse in the Department of Emergency Transport and the Unit-Advancing Practice Education (APE) Chair at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Management of seizures in critically ill children and neonates
Locations: Main Hospital; Middleman Family Pavilion
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Board Certification

Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN)
Certified Neonatal Pediatric Transport (C-NPT)
Pre-Hospital Registered Nurse (PHRN)

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

MSN, Pediatric Acute Care Program, Critical Care Concentration - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Additional Training

Certificate in Spanish and Latinx Studies for Health & Human Services Professions - Temple University, Philadelphia PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Clinical Nurse

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Candidate

Unit-Advancing Practice Education (APE) Chair

Departments and Services

Research Interests

  • Mass-Casualty Incidents
  • Public Health

Awards and Honors

ICARE Champion Winner for category of “Support Each other; Show care through Tone & Non-verbal Communication; Express thanks, appreciation & admiration” , October 2019

Unit-based Nursing Excellence Award Recipient, October 2018

Nurse Leader Award Nominee, August 2018

Daisy Award Nominee, October 2016

  • An award granted by the DAISY Foundation to nurses who demonstrate extraordinary compassion and nursing care, as well as exemplary communication skills in their day-to-day work

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2016-present, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)