Wearing Two Hats: Supporting the Childhood Cancer Patient as Nurse & Parent

David Tate, BSN, RN, PHN, Rio Bravo-Greeley School, Bakersfield, CA

Recorded on August 11, 2021

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, a time to recognize the children and families affected by blood cancer. In this month’s special episode, we are joined by David Tate, a registered nurse in the Rio Bravo-Greeley School system in Bakersfield, California to discuss his journey from the father of a cancer survivor to healthcare professional. David shares with us the story of his son’s diagnosis with leukemia at seven months old, how that journey influenced his career in nursing, and how he leans on his experience to help other families navigating this path. Tune in to this heartfelt episode today!

David Tate, BSN, RN, PHN
David Tate, BSN, RN, PHN
Pediatric Cancer Father
Credentialed School Nurse
LLS California Advocacy Committee Leader
Bakersfield, CA

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