Cara L. Simon, PhD, CPNP

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Cara L. Simon, PhD, CPNP, is an Outpatient Nurse Practitioner for the Leukemia/ Lymphoma Program in the Cancer Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Board Certification

Nurse Practitioner

Undergraduate Degree

MSN in Maternal Child Health/Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Nursing, Houston, TX
PhD in Nursing - Texas Woman’s University, College of Nursing, Denton, TX

Titles and Academic Titles

Nurse Practitioner, Outpatient Leukemia/Lymphoma Program

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Publications

Books

Chapters

2005

Simon C. Neutropenia. In: Tomlinson D, Kline NE, editors .Pediatric oncology nursing: advanced clinical handbook. Berlin Heidelberg (Germany): Springer; 2005.

Simon C. Thrombocytopenia. In: Tomlinson D, Kline NE, editors .Pediatric oncology nursing: advanced clinical handbook. Berlin Heidelberg (Germany): Springer; 2005.

2003

Calles NR, Simon CL. The child with hematologic or immunologic dysfunction, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) Infection and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). In: Hockenberry M, Wilson D, Winkelstein M, Kline N, editors. Wong’s nursing care of infants and children. 7th ed. St. Louis (MO): Mosby; 2003.

Posters and Presentations

2013

“Pediatric Leukemia” The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. November 7, 2013.

“Symptom Management in Pediatric ALL”. Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Webinar. October 23, 2013.

“Nursing Assessment in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology” The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. September 25, 2013.

“Relapsed ALL Past, Present and Future” APHON 37th Annual Conference, Louisville, KY, September 20, 2013.

“Nursing Assessment in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology” The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. April, 2013.

“Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia” The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Acute/Chronic APN students, Philadelphia, PA, Spring, 2013.

2011

Simon C. Pediatric cancer [presentation]. Texas Woman’s University School of Nursing - Houston, Undergraduate Nursing Students; 2011 Nov; Houston, TX.

Simon C. Pediatric HIV/AIDS [presentation]. Texas Woman’s University School of Nursing - Houston, Undergraduate Nursing Students; 2011 Nov; Houston, TX.

Simon C. Pediatric cancer [presentation]. Texas Woman’s University School of Nursing - Houston, Undergraduate Nursing Students; 2011 Nov; Houston, TX.

Simon C. Pediatric HIV/AIDS {presentation]. Texas Woman’s University School of Nursing - Houston, Undergraduate Nursing Students; 2011 Nov; Houston, TX.

2010

Simon C. Pediatric cancer [presentation]. Texas Woman’s University School of Nursing - Houston, Undergraduate Nursing Students; 2010 Dec; Houston, TX.

Simon C. Pediatric HIV/AIDS [presentation]. Texas Woman’s University School of Nursing - Houston, Undergraduate Nursing Students; 2010 Dec; Houston, TX.

Simon C. Pediatric cancer [presentation]. Texas Woman’s University School of Nursing - Houston, Undergraduate Nursing Students; 2010 Apr; Houston, TX.

Simon C. Pediatric HIV/AIDS [presentation]. Texas Woman’s University School of Nursing - Houston, Undergraduate Nursing Students; 2010 Apr; Houston, TX.
 

2006

Simon C. Adherence to oral chemotherapy in children during maintenance therapy for ALL [poster and abstract]. Association of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Nurses Annual Conference; 2006 Oct 26-28; Hartford, CT.