Cathy Timko, MSN, CRNP Cathy Timko, MSN, CRNP, is a clinical nurse manager for Global Patient Services at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Locations: Main Campus Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467) Background Ms. Timko, a pediatric nurse practitioner, has been with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) since 1993 working in the Division of Oncology both as a staff nurse and as a nurse practitioner in inpatient and outpatient clinical settings. As a member of the IPS team, Cathy coordinates care and access to CHOP services for international patients and facilitates communication between referring physicians and the CHOP hospital staff. She provides ongoing case management for each patient from initial contact to time of discharge. Cathy enjoys working with families from all over the world and is excited to be part of the IPS family. Cathy received a master's degree in the science of nursing and bachelor's degree in the science of nursing, both from Villanova University. Education and Training Board CertificationBasic Life Support (BLS)Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care (CPNP-PC)Undergraduate DegreeBSN - Villanova University, Villanova, PA Graduate DegreeMSN - Villanova University, Villanova, PA Titles and Academic Titles Clinical Nurse Manager, Global Patient Services Departments and Services Department of Global Medicine Publications Posters and Presentations2018 The 8th International Conference on Patient and Family-Centered Care. Expanding our Reach through Partnership and Education: Partnering with International Families and Hospital Staff to Provide Excellence in Cultural Competency. Jenicek, Gabi, Barkman, D MA, and Timko, C MSN, CRNP. June 11-13, 2018 Baltimore, MD. 2017 Timko C. Expanding Our Reach Through Partnership and Education: A Collaboration to Provide Excellence in Culturally Competent Care. Powers, J BSN, CCRN-K; Timko, C MSN, CRNP, Reilly, C, BSN, RN. Poster presented at NCN Conference. Oct 2017. Wilmington, Delaware. Invited Lectures 2018 Timko C. The Beryl Institute Patient Experience Conference Presentation Expanding Reach through Partnership/Education: Partnering to Provide Excellence in Cultural Competency. Barkman, D, MA, Miske, L, RN, and Timko, C MSN, CRNP. April 2018 Chicago, IL. Awards and Honors 1993-2007, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Leadership and Memberships Memberships in Professional Organizations 2001-present, National Association of Pediatric Nurses and Nurse Practitioners Patient Experience Ratings About the Patient Experience Rating System The Patient Experience Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. The comments are submitted by patients and families and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not reflect the views of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.