Student Accomplishments

Nancy Patton ’10, had the article "Diagnosis and Management of Postpneumonectomy Empyema With an Eloesser Flap" published in Clinical Journal of Concology Nursing, October 2010. It is a case study focusing on the diagnosis and management of complicated PPE with the Eloesser flap surgical procedure, a type of open window thoracostomy.

Samantha Yucha ’10, (Geisinger campus) was awarded a $2,000 Nightingale Scholarship for Spring Semester, 2010. She participated in the 2010 Nightingale Awards Gala held October 22nd in Harrisburg, PA and was recognized for her academic achievements, community service involvement and leadership qualities.

Jamie Smith ’11, (Geisinger campus) was awarded a scholarship to attend the PA chapter of the PeriAnesthesia Nurses Conference, October 9-10, 2010 in Lafayette Hill, PA. She had a summer, 2010 Externship in In & Out Surgery at Geisinger Medical Center.

Nicole DeMatto ’12, was an invited speaker at the "Back To School Night" informative session for parents, regarding the Medical Careers Program offered to Senior High School students within the Delaware County School District. She was a participant in the Medical Careers Program and accepted at TJU through the PACE Program. Shannel Ross received the 2010 Pauline Thompson Nursing Education Scholarship award from the Pennsylvania Nurses Association. Criteria for the award are exemplary academic achievement, leadership and community service.

Karen Visich ’09, had the article “The Prophylactic Use of Probiotics in the Prevention of Radiation Therapy-Induced Diarrhea” published in Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, August 2010.

Published: 08-02-2011

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