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Susan C. Labhard

Last Updated:
May 14, 2018

Susan C. Labhard, MSN, RN

Susan C. Labhard, MSN, RN

Current Work Setting Clinical Practice: Hospital
Transitions Nurse Specialist
Specialty Other
Occupation Clinical Practice, Education, Other

Willing to provide the following consultation areas
Career Development, Committee Participation, Networking, Transitions from pediatrics to adulthood

Message from Susan C. Labhard
Susan Labhard, MSN, RN has worked at Shriners Hospital-Portland OR for over 31 years and has been in the field of Pediatrics since 1977. For the past 13 years, Labhard has worked as the Transitions Nurse Specialist heading the program to assist youth and their families in their transition to adulthood. She has a BS and MS in Nursing and a BS in Child Development/ Family Relations. Susan is a seasoned national and international presenter and has published several articles in the field of transitions. Labhard is past chairperson of AACPDM-Lifespan Care Committee. Working with the patient care team and community, Susan uses positive and creative approaches to assist youth with child-onset disabilities to maximize their potential and improve quality of life. An ideal advisor-advisee relationship: • share experiences regarding transition success and concerns • effective communication regarding goals • enable the advisee to enthusiastically move forward and assist others