Ms Colleen Nixon, CPHON,MSN,RN

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Pediatric oncology and stem cell transplant (SCT) RN since 1987 and unit preceptor on the HSCT unit from 1988-1995. In 1995 assumed the role of the clinical coordinator on the oncology/hematology unit. Responsible for staff evaluations, budget, and the daily running of the 19-bed unit. In 10/03, assumed the role of patient educator, responsible for overseeing patient education on the inpatient oncology unit. In 2004-present, clinical educator of the inpatient oncology unit at Boston Children's Hospital. 2010-2017, interim educator in the outpatient oncology unit (Jimmy Fund Clinic). CPON certified from 2000-present. CPHON certified from 2013-present. Planned and coordinated a pediatric oncology/hematology nursing certification review conference from 2001-present. Multiple podium and poster presentations at the national APHON conference from 2001-present. Have also presented at ONS, SPN and ASPHO. 10/04 completed the APHON Pediatric Chemotherapy & Biotherapy Instructor course.