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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.

5353 Wayzata Blvd.
Suite 350
Minneapolis, MN 55416 USA
Toll Free: 1+ 855.984.1609


APSNA 2017-2018 Board of Directors

Barbara Bratton, University of California San Francisco

Kimberly Cogley, Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Jan Dudley, Maine Medical Partners

Jessica Draper, ‚ÄčAmerican Family Children's Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin

Maryellen Sheridan, Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital

Director of Education
Rachel Desimone, Kalispell Regional Healthcare, Kalispell, Montana

Director of Development
Hillary Lorenco, Hasbro Children's Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island

Director of Program
Monique Jenkins, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York

Director of Practice and Quality
Kim McHard,  Children's Medical Center, Dallas, Texas