Melody Watral, MSN RN CPNP CPON®Clinical Instructor/Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Melody Ann Watral is a Clinical Instructor/Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with the Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC. Her nursing career began at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, NC in 1980. Throughout her nursing career, she has been involved in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology in some 'way, shape or form' - with a focus on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology.

Melody took the first CPON® credentialing exam in 1999 and has maintained her credential ever since. She currently serves on the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation Board of Directors as the Secretary/Treasurer.

Roundtable: Challenges of CPHON® Certification (RT7)
UNC School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, North Carolina