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
MSN Pediatric Oncology Program - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
ANCC, Certified Pediatric Oncology Nurse (CPON)
BS - Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA
Titles and Academic Titles
Advanced Practice Nurse
Departments and Services
Patient Experience Ratings
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