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

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Capella Ilagan, MSN, RN, PHRN, CCRN, C-NPT, is a nurse in the Department of Emergency Transport at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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

Education and Training

Additional Training

Certificate in Spanish for Health and Human Services

Board Certification

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

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

MSN in Pediatric Acute Care, Critical Care Program

Titles and Academic Titles

Clinical Nurse

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Candidate

Current Advanced Practice and Education (APE) Unit 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

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