Britt Olson, RN, MSN, CPNP, is a certified pediatric nurse practitioner who joined the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Phoenix Children’s Hospital in 2002. Her special interest is in the late effects of cancer and treatment.
Britt received her first bachelor’s degree in biology from Kansas State University. She went on to pursue a second bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Kansas. In 1999, she obtained her master’s in nursing from the University of Missouri. Britt’s nursing experience has been diverse. She has served as a staff nurse in general pediatrics, hematology/oncology, bone marrow transplant (BMT) and the emergency department. As a nurse practitioner, Britt worked in plastic and craniofacial surgery at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City and was a clinical nursing instructor in pediatrics at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Britt earned her Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner designation from the National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP).
Britt is an integral asset to the Center’s outpatient clinic as well as founder and Co-Director of the Long Term Follow-up Clinic. Britt is a guest lecturer to nurse practitioner students at Arizona State University, is a past President of the local Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses, and is a local and national member of NAPNAP. She is a member of the Children’s Oncology Group and the member of the Association of Pediatric Hematology Oncology Nurses (APHON).