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Terry Armstrong

Location

Texas Medical Center

Specialty
Cancer
Phone: 832-822-4242
Fax: 832-825-2456

Address

6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1580.00
Houston, TX 77030

Terry S. Armstrong, APRN, MSN, CPNP

Instructor/Nurse Practitioner, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology-Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine

Education

School Education Degree Year
University of Texas Health Science Center Masters Master's in Nursing 2012
Nursing, Texas Woman’s University Bachelors Bachelor's in Nursing 1995

About

Terry Armstrong is a pediatric nurse practitioner and certified pediatric oncology nurse (CPON) at Texas Children’s Cancer Center. She has been a dedicated nurse with over 16 years of experience and has hematology-oncology experience in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings. As an inpatient staff nurse at Texas Children’s Cancer Center, Terry provides complex nursing care for a spectrum of patients and families from newly-diagnosed patients to end-of-life care.

She feels privileged to work with patients and families who are struggling through the diagnosis and treatment of leukemia for their child. Her ability to provide education to these families in both English and Spanish helps to ensure that they understand the disease process and how to best take care of their child.

As an instructor for Baylor College of Medicine she also has the opportunity to educate nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, MD fellows, and physicians. She has provided individual instruction to help others gain and develop procedural skills (with lumbar punctures and bone marrow procedures). She has oriented new faculty and staff to the leukemia team and helped develop curriculum for new employees who are learning about leukemia. Her goal is to continue growing as a provider and educator to the benefit of those she works with and to assist patients and families as they navigate the treatment process.

She is board certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) as a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Primary Care (CPNP-PC) and by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC) as a Certified Pediatric Oncology Nurse (CPON), in addition to the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners.

Clinical Interests Pediatric leukemia

Selected Publications

Awards

2020    Excellence in Nursing, Bronze Medalist, Good Samaritan Foundation

2019    Outstanding Clinician Award, Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine
 

Board Certification

Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC), Certified Pediatric Oncology Nurse (CPON), Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners, Registered Nurse License, Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) - Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Primary Care (CPNP-PC)

Language

English, Spanish

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