Rima Saad, MSN RN CPHON®Clinical Nurse Specialist

Master graduate Nurse and Pediatric Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist. Certified Pediatric Hematology Oncology Nurse and completed the nursing fellowship program at Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis-Tennessee. Proficient in staff development as a clinical nurse educator for Pediatric Oncology units at AUBMC. Have participated in creating the national and regional education programs for the local and regional registered nurses working in Pediatric Oncology units.

Has participated in devising and revising standards of care and practice and lead multidisciplinary projects influencing specific patient related outcomes such as developing clinical pathways and guidelines. Has special research interest in Pediatric Palliative Care and has published her thesis project “Bereaved Parental Evaluation of the Quality of a Palliative Care Program in Lebanon”. Receipient of several national and international awards. Active member in the Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON), participated in several national regional and international conferences as presenter or attendee.

Pediatric Oncology Providers’ Perspectives on Early Integration of Pediatric Palliative Care (228-2)
American University of Beirut Medical Center
Beirut, Beyrouth, Lebanon