Councils - Nursing, Health Science, and Allied Health

SCIENTIFIC COUNCIL ON NURSING, HEALTH SCIENCES AND ALLIED HEALTH


2014-2015 Council Leadership (PDF)



UPCOMING ANNUAL MEETING:
April 15-18, 2015
Nice, FRANCE

2015 Program Committee Members representing Nursing, Health Sciences and Allied Health:

Kevin Carney, MSN, CRNP, CCTC, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Annemarie Kaan, MCN, RN, Vancouver, BC, CANADA

Visit www.ishlt.org/meetings/annualMeeting for more details.



PAST COUNCIL MEETING REPORT:

2014 Report to the Board (PDF)



PAST ISHLT ACADEMY:

Core Competencies in Nursing, Health Sciences and Allied Health
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
NHSAH Core Competency Curriculum 2014 (PDF)



LINKS NEWSLETTER:

Issues focusing on Nursing, Health Sciences & Allied Health:

June 2014: NHSAH Council Report 2013-2014
January 2014
September 2013
May 2013: NHSAH Council Report - Year in Review
January 2013
January 2012


COUNCIL LEADERSHIP:


COUNCIL CHAIR:

Samantha J. Anthony, PhD, MSW
Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Ontario, CANADA
416-813-7006
samantha.anthony@sickkids.ca

Bio coming soon...

COUNCILVICE CHAIR

Kevin Carney, MSN, CRNP, CCTC
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
215-200-0260
Kevin.Carney@uphs.upenn.edu

Bio coming soon...

COUNCIL PAST CHAIR

Masina Scavuzzo, RN
Barnes Jewish Hospital
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
314-362-5378
scavuzzo.masina@bjc.org

Bio coming soon...

COUNCIL WORKFORCE LEADERS:


Education Committee Representative

Caron Burch RN, MSN, FNP, CCTC
Stanford Hospitals and Clinics
Stanford, CA, USA
650-736-1884
CBurch@stanfordmed.org

Bio coming soon...

Grants and Awards Committee Representative

Lut Berben, PhD, RN
University of Basel
Basel, SWITZERLAND
061-267-0920
lut.berben@unibas.ch

Bio coming soon...

I2C2 Committee Representative

Michael G. Petty, PhD, RN, CCNS, CNS
University of Minnesota Medical Center-Fairview
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
612-273-5607
mpetty1@fairview.org

Dr. Michael Petty is a Cardiothoracic Clinical Nurse Specialist at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview. He received his nursing degree from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 1996 and earned his PhD at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing in 2010. He began his career as a staff nurse in the Surgical ICU at the University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic, and has held a variety of clinical, administrative, and industry roles in the subsequent years.  Much of his focus and interest during that time has been in the care of patients with cardiovascular disorders requiring medical, surgical, and transplant interventions.


Registries and Databases Committee Representative

Bernice L. Coleman, PhD, RN
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California, USA
310-423-4351
bernice.coleman@cshs.org

Bio coming soon...

Standards and Guidelines Committee Representative

Annemarie Kaan, MCN, RN
St. Paul's Hospital
Vancouver, BC, CANADA
604-806-8976
akaan@providencehealth.bc.ca

Annemarie Kaan is Clinical Nurse Specialist in heart failure/transplant at St Paul's Hospital in Vancouver, Canada, and an Adjunct Professor with University of British Columbia School of Nursing. She holds a Masters degree in Clinical Nursing. With over 25 years experience in cardiac nursing in Australia and Canada,  Ms. Kaan is an international leader in acute heart failure VAD and transplant nursing.


COUNCIL LIAISONS:


Board of Directors Liaison

Bronwyn J. Levvey, RN, Grad Dip Clin Ep
Alfred Hospital
Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA
61-402-247-965
b.levvey@alfred.org.au

A/Prof Bronwyn Levvey is the clinical lung transplant nursing team leader of the Lung Transplant Service at The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne Australia. Appointed as Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Nursing & Health Sciences at Monash University (Melbourne) in 2008 in recognition of her strong commitment to transplantation nursing education and clinical research, she has authored or co-authored more than 60 peer review scientific publications. Since 2005, a major focus of A/Prof Levvey’s clinical research has been the successful evolution and development of Category III DCD Lung donation and transplantation in Australia. An ISHLT member since 2000, she is the current National President of the Transplant Nurses Association (TNA) of Australia, a member of TTS and the Transplantation Society of Australia & New Zealand (TSANZ), and is a member of several Australian government organ donation and transplantation advisory boards.


ISHLT Links Newsletter Liaison

Emily Stimpson, RN, BSN, CCTC
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California, USA
310-498-3739
emily.stimpson@cshs.org

Emily Stimpson has 5 years of intensive experience as a Heart-Lung Transplant Coordinator and is currently a member of the Cedars-Sinai Heart Transplant Team.  She received a bachelor of science in nursing from Azusa Pacific University and also has extensive experience in critical care nursing, having worked for five years in the coronary care unit at the UCLA Medical Center. Additionally, she is a Certified Clinical Transplant Coordinator (CCTC).  At Cedars-Sinai, Emily has been instrumental in the development and refinement of heart transplant evaluation protocols, pre heart transplant patient management protocols and patient education tools, which now serve as a model for other centers.  Emily has published and presented a number of abstracts in national and international forums and continues to be involved in clinical research.  Working primarily with the pre-heart transplant population at Cedars-Sinai, Emily has a particular interest in research related to sensitized patients and strategies to reduce circulating antibodies.


LIAISONS TO OTHER COUNCILS:

Basic Science and Translational Research Council Co-Liaisons

Bernice L. Coleman, PhD, RN
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California, USA
310-423-4351
bernice.coleman@cshs.org

Bio coming soon...

Judy A. Currey, PhD
Alfred/Deakin Nursing Research Center
Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA
61-3-9244-6122
judy.currey@deakin.edu.au

Associate Professor Judy Currey coordinates ten critical care and perioperative postgraduate nursing programs at Deaking University, Melbourne Australia. In 2011 Judy was awarded an Australian Learning and Teaching Council citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning. In 2010 Judy was awarded four teaching and innovation awards including the Deakin University Teacher of the Year. At The Alfred/Deakin Nursing Research Centre, Judy's research program is focused on nurses' decision making to optimize recovery after critical illness (heart and lung transplantation), medication quality and safety, and the impact of health technologies (MCS) on patient outcomes and carers. Judy also researches teaching and assessment methods to improve graduate's skills, knowledge and attributes in critical care nurses and is an international expert in Team-Based Learning.

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