Julie Wilkinson, BSN, RN

Registered Nurse

Expertise

Nursing, Palliative care, Critical care

Education

University of Phoenix, St. Petersburg College

Highlights

If you or a loved one is facing concerns about the symptoms, testing, or treatment of colon cancer, I hope you find answers to your questions and the support you deserve here. A little education and a lot of support can go a long way in easing your journey through the labyrinth of medical care.

— Julie Wilkinson, BSN, RN

Experience

Julie Wilkinson, BSN, RN, is a former writer for Verywell Health covering colon cancer. She's currently a hospice nurse at Celtic Hospice and Home Health in Pennsylvania. She has worked in critical care units, the emergency room, pain management, and hospice throughout her nursing career.

Education

Julie earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Phoenix and an associate's degree in nursing from St. Petersburg College. She held certifications as a Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse and Critical Care Registered Nurse and is a member of the Honor Society of Nursing.

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