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President-Elect

JaniceNuuhiwa19 smallJanice Nuuhiwa, MSN APN/CNS NPD-BC CPHON®

2020-2021
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Current Position

Nursing Professional Development Specialist
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Chicago, IL

APHON Membership

APHON Member Since 2001

Local Chapter Membership

APHON–Chicago Member Since 1999

Education

  • MSN, 1993, Nursing, Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi, Temple, TX
  • BSN, 1989, Nursing, University of Mary Hardin Baylor, Belton, TX

Qualifications

APHON National

  • Board of Directors
    • Treasurer, 2018 – present
    • Director-at-Large, 2015 – 2018
  • Professional Development Committee: Board Liaison, 2019 – present
  • Annual Conference
    • Leadership Course Co-Presenter: “Keeping the fire lit – Resiliency and the nurse leader,” 2019
    • Closing Keynote Speaker, 2017
  • Art & Science of Pediatric Palliative Care Workshop: Planner and Presenter, 2018
  • Local Chapter Committee
    • Board Liaison, 2015 – present
    • Chair, 2010 – 2015
    • Chapter Liaison, 2003 – 2010
  • Mentoring Program: Mentor, 2013 – 2019
  • Conference Program Planning Committee: Member, 2005 – 2008

APHON Local Chapter

  • APHON Chicago Chapter: President, 2002 – 2006
  • APHON Metro Minnesota Chapter: Speaker, 2019
    • Self-care and resiliency education for the chapter’s regional conference
  • APHON New York Metro, Long Island, and New Jersey Chapters’ Regional Conference: Speaker, 2012 and 2013
  • APHON Southern California Chapter Regional Conference: Speaker, 2009 and 2014

Other Nursing Leadership

  • Professional Organizations
    • Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation
      • Editorial Board
        • Chair, 2009 – 2012
        • Member, 2003 – 2008
      • Recognition Committee, 2006 – 2007
      • CPON Item Writer, 2004
  • Presentations
    • Annual Conference for Illinois Association of Free and Charitable Clinics, 2019
      • Presented self-care and resiliency education
    • National Student Nurses Association, 2019
      • Educated student nurses on the subspecialty of pediatric hem/onc nursing
    • Innovations in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Conference, 2019
      • Presented on communication, feedback, and self-care
    • Developmental Care Conference, 2019
      • Presented on play and rest
    • MD Anderson, 2019
      • Collaborated with APHON member to meet the resiliency needs of staff
    • Association for Nursing Professional Development, 2018
      • Webinar on self-care and resiliency education

Other Volunteer Activities

  • Little by Little/Mountain Top Ministries, Gramothe, Haiti
    • Annual Pediatric Medical Mission Trip, 2007-2011
  • Community Care Clinic, First Free Church, Chicago, IL
    • Medical clinic coordinator, 2009-2012
  • SurvivorVision
    • Secretary, 2009-2010
    • Board member, 2006-2010
  • Staehley-O’Malley Cancer Survivor (SOCS) Foundation, Inc.
    • Executive Board Member (Secretary) 2005-2006
    • Public Relations Committee Chair, 2004-2006
  • One Step At A Time Camp
    • Washington, D.C. advocacy trip nurse, 2001
    • Summer camp counselor, 2000