Emily Padgett, BSN RN CPN CPHON®Inpatient Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurse Navigator

Emily Padgett graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor's in the Sciences of Nursing. Since then she has been a chemotherapy certified nurse on an inpatient oncology unit and now serves as the Inpatient Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurse Navigator. In this role, she gets the opportunity to fulfill her passion for patient education and advocacy. Working closely with families at the time of diagnosis and helping them to feel confident as they move forward is rewarding.

Emily currently serves on the APHON Continuing Education Committee and the APHON Healthcare Policy and Advocacy Committee. She enjoys helping nurses gain the education that is relevant to their practice. In working with the Advocacy Committee, Emily hopes to open the eyes of legislators into the world that her patients and their families experience and encourage them to increase funding in relation to childhood cancer research.
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University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky