Journal of Pediatric Surgical Nursing

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About the Society


The American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association, Inc. is a professional nursing organization comprised of a diverse group of nurses caring for children in perioperative, inpatient, outpatient, and office settings. APSNA membership spans the spectrum of the care of children requiring surgical care....from trauma to burns to injury prevention...from inpatient to ambulatory surgery...inpatient and outpatient care...neonatal through adolescent....NICU & PICU....the inpatient units....PACU....registered nurses and nurses in advanced practice....we are as diverse as the children we serve.

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APSNA 2016-2017 Board of Directors

Jan Dudley, Maine Medical Partners

Past President
Raquel Pasarón, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Miami, Florida

President Elect
Barbara Bratton, University of California San Francisco

Maryellen Sheridan, Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital

Leah Barefoot, Children's National Medical Center, North Carolina

Director of Practice and Quality
Betsy Gerrein, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Education Chair
Elizabeth Patton, Pediatric Surgical Group-Lebonheur, Memphis, Tennessee

Development Chair
Lori Lynch, Children’s Hospital of NY Presbyterian

Program Chair
Kathy Leack, Wisconsin Children’s Hospital

Publications Chair
Tina Shapiro, Nemours Children’s Hospital of Orlando

Information Systems Chair
Carmen Duque, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Miami, Florida