Contact Information
Karla Wilson, R.N., M.S.N., F.N.P.-C
  • Nurse Practitioner, Pediatrics
  • Supervisor, Childhood Survivorship Clinic, Outcomes Research
  • Supervisor, Childhood Survivorship Clinic, PopSci-Team

Professional Experience

  • 2001 - present, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Oncology Program; Supervisor, Childhood Survivorship Clinic, Division of Outcomes Research/Intervention, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 1997 - 2001, Clinical Nurse Specialist/Nurse Practitioner/Case Manager, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1992 - 1997, Clinical Nurse Specialist/Advanced Practice Nurse, Memorial Hospital, Colorado Springs, CO
  • 1989 - 1992, Clinical Nurse Specialist/Advanced Practice Nurse, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • 1989 - 1992, Staff Nurse, Children's Home Health Service. Milwaukee, WI
  • 1986 - 1989, Clinical Nurse Specialist/Advanced Practice Nurse, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
  • 1975 - 1986, Staff Nurse, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Education

Education/Training
  • 2000, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, Postmaster FNP
  • 1994, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, Drug Management in Primary Care
  • 1985, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, M.S., Childhealth Nursing
  • 1984, University of the State of New York, Albany, NY, B.S. ,Nursing
  • 1975, Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing, St. Louis, MO, R.N.

Board Certifications/Licensure
  • CA RN #537766 / CA NP #12385 / Certified by AANP
  • 2008, Certified Pediatric Oncology Nurse (CPON)
  • 2007, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • 2003, ELNEC-PPC trainer

Honors/Awards

Awards
  • 2007, APHON’s The Casey Hooke Distinguished Service Award
  • 2006, Southern California Cancer Pain Initiative (SCCPI), Individual Award for Excellence in Cancer Pain Relief
  • 2006, Margo McCaffery Award for Excellence in Pain Management
  • 2005, Southern California Cancer Pain Initiative (SCCPI), Team Award for Excellence in Cancer Pain Relief
  • 2005, COH Administrator Award Nominee
  • 2004, Finalist, NurseWeek; Creativity and Innovation
  • 2000 - 2001, Award Nominee, CHLA Humanism
  • 1997, Colorado Nightingale Award

Memberships

  • 2006- present, Advisory Board Member, SuperSibs
  • 2005- present, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • 2003- present, WeCan Medical Advisory Board
  • 2000- present, Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC), Nomination Committee
  • 2000-2003, CPON Item writing workshop 2002, Board of Directors 2003-2006, Item Writer Committee 2004-2006, Vice President 2005-2006, CPON Test Development Committee 2006- present, Chair 2008- present,
  • 2000-2003, Oncology Nursing Certification Nominating Committee
  • 1998, Assistant Editor, Essentials of Pediatric Oncology Nursing: A Core Curriculum for Side Effects of Treatment and Supportive Care chapters, 2004 Second Edition
  • 1990 - 1996, Founding Member & Developer of Certification Process, Certification Corporation of Pediatric Oncology Nurses (CCPON), 1992-1994 President elect, 1994-1996 President.
  • 1985- present, Oncology Nursing Society (ONS), Liaison to Livestrong Foundation 2006-2007
  • 1985- present, Association of Pediatric Nurses (APON),1996-1998 Core Curriculum Task Force (Marilyn Hockenberry-Eaton, Chair), President-elect 2002-2003, President 2003-2005, Past-President 2005-2006

Publications