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Amy Clarkson, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC

Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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Amy Clarkson, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC

Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Amy grew up in Maryland and attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing with a Naval ROTC scholarship. She was commissioned as a Navy Nurse, stationed at Naval Hospital Jacksonville and Naval Medical Center San Diego. She met her husband in San Diego and has two wonderful children.

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Specialty

  • Hematology/Oncology (Pediatric)

Provides Care Through

  • Dell Children's Medical Group

My Passion for Healthcare

I had a good friend growing up who had been diagnosed with Osteosarcoma and had her leg amputated below her knee. However, neither her diagnosis nor her amputation prevented her from living life to the fullest. I didn’t realize it then, but her friendship and her outlook on life had a huge impact on my life. I knew in Nursing School that I wanted to be a pediatric oncology nurse. However, as a Navy Nurse, you are placed where the greatest patient care needs are for active duty members, their family members and Veterans.

Services I Provide

  1. History and Physicals
  2. Assessments

My Clinical Focus

Our team of inpatient Nurse Practitioners evaluates and manages pediatric patients with varying blood disorder and cancer diagnoses. We, along with the Attending Physician and inpatient nursing team, are often the first providers newly diagnosed patients and their families come in contact with. A new diagnosis of a blood disorder or type of cancer can be overwhelming, exhausting and very stressful on the whole family unit.

Memberships

  1. Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses
  2. National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

Why Choose Dell Children's

Dell Children's offers a different brand of healthcare. We call it personalized care. We believe in showing everyone dignity and respect while providing the best care possible for the children we serve.

We are the premier healthcare provider for children and adolescents in Central Texas. While Dell Children's Medical Center is the cornerstone of our pediatric care, our doctors, nurses and associates work in schools, clinics, programs and practices throughout the community to deliver excellent care and better health for our children.

We provide a range of health services to keep your children healthy. We are advancing healthcare and improving lives with easy clinical visits for everyday illnesses, school district and county health partnerships, in-hospital playtime through our child life program, community outreach events and innovative medical treatments for complex and specialized illnesses.

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