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Annual SPCN Educational Session – 2019

Held in conjunction with AHA Scientific Sessions 2019
at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
November 15, 2019 from 2:00-5:00 pm
Abramson Rooms ABC @ CHOP Main Campus
Title of meeting:
New Challenges in Caring for the CHD Patient and Family

Educational Program:

Nancy Pike
Nancy Pike, Associate Professor, UCLA School of Nursing and Nurse Practitioner in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles: Nancy Kosiba Koster Memorial Lecture: Understanding the Heart and Mind in Single Ventricle Heart Disease




Amy Lisanti


Amy Lisanti, Clinical Nurse Specialist/Nurse Researcher, Cardiac Nursing, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia:  Integration of Individualized Family-Centered Developmental Care in Pediatric Cardiac Centers






Abby Demianczyk, Pediatric Psychologist, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia: Parenting a Child with Congenital Heart Disease: Mental Health Outcomes for Mothers and Fathers







Katie Dodds, SVSP/Fontan Forward Clinical Program Manager, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia: Single Ventricle Survivorship: Moving FORWARD
Educational Program:





SPCN business meeting and tour of CHOP to follow the meeting.

SPCN social/networking dinner to follow at a nearby restaurant at 7 pm. Everyone is welcome. Anticipated entrée cost is $20-30.

Please RSVP for the meeting and/or dinner by November 1 to Trudy Pierick via email at or text or phone 319-530-9555