As a pediatric oncology nurse practitioner, my role is to coordinate care for children with cancer, provide direct patient care, write chemotherapy and perform oncology procedures (bone marrow aspirates, biopsies, and lumbar punctures). I work most closely providing direct patient care for families and with children who have liquid tumors and retinoblastoma.
I have a strong interest in educating future nurses and nurse practitioners and often lecture at area universities. I have also presented posters and presented at national conferences. My research interests include the clinical aspects of leukemia and retinoblastoma as well as the educational needs of parents and children with those diseases.
Selected Publications, Honors and Professional Activities
Awards and honors
Sigma Theta Tau
Phi Alpha Theta
Pi Gamma Mu
Memberships in professional organizations
Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses
Children's Oncology Group
- Member, Retinoblastoma Committee
Posters and presentations
Levy E, Ely E, Baniewicz D, Wallace C, Hyman A. Retinoblastoma: an evidence based review project [poster presentation]. NCN 7th Annual Regional Nursing Conference; 2010 Oct 25; Wilmington, DE.
Levy E, Ely E, Baniewicz D, Wallace C, Hyman A. Assessing educational needs of newly diagnosed patients and families with retinoblastoma: an evidenced based review project [poster presentation]. Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses 34th Annual Conference and Exhibit; 2010 Oct 14-16; Minneapolis, MN.
Levy E. Retinoblastoma [presentation]. University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Pediatric Acute/Chronic Nurse Practitioner Program; 2009 Sep 14; Philadelphia, PA.
Levy E. Acute leukemia [presentation]. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Oncology, CPON review class; 2009 Sep 23; Philadelphia, PA.
Levy E. Retinoblastoma [presentation]. University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Pediatric Acute/Chronic Nurse Practitioner Program; 2008 Oct 20; Philadelphia, PA.
Levy E. Acute leukemia [presentation]. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Oncology, CPON review class; 2008 Sep 17; Philadelphia, PA.
Levy E. Pediatric malignancies [presentation]. Thomas Jefferson University School of Nursing, Masters of Nursing Education Program; 2007 Jun; Philadelphia, PA.
Levy E, Rolsky R. Returning to school after cancer [presentation]. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, NJ State Association of School Nurses; 2006 Nov.
Levy E. Neuroblastoma: diagnosis, treatment and prognosis [presentation]. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Nursing Clinical Staff; 2005 Apr 21; Philadelphia, PA.
Levy E. Leukemia in the pediatric patient [presentation]. Grand Rounds, Regional Medical Center; 2005 Apr 19; Vineland, NJ.
Levy E. Pediatric brain tumors [presentation]. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Nursing, Clinical Staff, Department of Social Work; 2004 Nov 1; Philadelphia, PA.
Levy E. Sepsis and DIC [presentation]. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Nursing, Clinical Staff; 2004 Oct 29; Philadelphia, PA.
Levy E. Ethical issues in palliative care [presentation]. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Nursing, Clinical Staff; 2004 Oct 21; Vineland, NJ.
Education and Training
ANCC Certification-Pediatric Nurse PractitionerBasic Life Support for Healthcare ProvidersPediatric Advanced Life Support Certification
BSN - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
MSN, Acute/Chronic Nurse Practitioner Program (Specialty in Pediatric Oncology) - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Titles and Academic Titles
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Departments and Services
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