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Brenda W S Eng, ARNP

Brenda W S Eng, ARNP


On staff since May 2007

"The fact that Seattle Children's Hospital provides care through the generosity of the uncompensated fund to children and their families regardless of their ability to pay is central to what I believe about caring for people and social responsibility. Everyone of us, from the housekeeper to the doctor to the administrator, has an opportunity and responsibility to provide each child and his/her family who come through the doors of our hospital a seamless and holistic health care experience. I love nursing and being a nurse practitioner in the Dept of Orthopedics. We CAN make the experience less lonely, less frightening, less painful."


Board Certification(s)
NP Pediatric Primary Care Nurse
Medical/Professional School
University of British Columbia, Vancouver
University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle
St Louis University School of Nursing, St Louis, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Clinical Interests

Improving continuity of care across settings, acute pain management, canine therapy

Awards and Honors

Award NameAward DescriptionAwarded ByAward Date
Daisy Award for Extraordinary NursesThe Daisy Foundation 2011
Excellence Award, End of Life Nursing Education Consortium Pediatric Palliative CareAmerican Association of Colleges of Nursing 2005
Quality, Innovation and Improvement AwardChildren's Hospital and Health Center 2003
Meritorious Service MedalGovernor-General of Canada 1998
Miracle Maker AwardCanadian Imperial Bank of Canada/Wood Gundy 1997
BC Woman of the YearBC Woman's Magazine 1995
Award of ExcellenceAssociation of Pediatric Oncology Nurses 1995
Humanitarian AwardRidge Hospital Foundation 1994
Young Alumnus AwardUniversity of British Columbia Nursing Alumni Division 1993
Outstanding Master's Student Award for Academic AcheivementUniversity of Washington School of Nursing 1988
Maurice Legault Fellowship of the Canadian Cancer Society Oncology Nursing Foundation/AdriaGraduate ScholarshipUniversity of Washington Fellowship 1987 - 1988
Eleanor Jean Martin Nursing Award, Canadian Nurses FoundationUniversity of Washington Fellowship 1986 - 1987
University of British Columbia Scholarship 1981


Canine visitation (Pet) therapy: Pilot data on decreases in child pain perception
Journal of Holistic Nursing , 2006: 24(1)51-57
Special Issues in Bereavement and staff development
Oxford textbook of Palliative Medicine , 1998: D. Doyle, G. Hanks, & N. McDonald (Eds.)(Second Edition)
Physical care of the terminally ill child: To cure sometimes, to relieve often, and to comfort always
Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses Care Curriculum , 1998: (B. Minter, Section Editor)225-229
Puppets: Bridging the gap between caregivers and children about death and dying
Grief and the healing arts: Creativity as therapy , 1998: (S. Bertman (Ed.))127-137
Canuck Place- A hospice for children
Canadian Nurse , April 1996: 22-25
Challenges of developing a children's hospice
Threats to life, dying, death and bereavement: The child's perspective , 1996: (D. Adams & E. Deveau (Eds.))317-332
Canuck Place- A hospice for children
British Columbia Medical Association Journal (bcmaj) , Aug. 1995: 37(8)533-537
Implementation of the CNS role in Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Clinical Nurse Specialist , 1995: 9(1)23-30
Pediatric palliative care
Progressive Palliative Care, a British Journal for Health Care Professionals , 1995
Canuck Place- A hospice for children
British Columbia Medical Association Journal (BCMAJ) , 1995: 37(8)533-537
Special issues in bereavement and staff support
Oxford textbook of Palliative Care , 1993: D. Doyle, G. Hanks, N. McDonald
Factors influencing nursing care of children who are terminally ill: A selective review
Pediatric Nursing , 1993: 19(1)9-13
Effects of a summer camp experience on the self-concept of children with cancer
Journal of the Association of Pediatric Oncology Nursing , 1991: 8(2)89-90


Presentations TitleEventLocationDate
Perils of PainUniversity School of School of NursingSeattle, WAMarch 11, 2009
Apon's End of Life Nursing Education: Pediatric Palliative Care CourseCity of Hope National Medical CenterDuarte, CA 2004
principles of pain management in childrenPediatric Grand Rounds Scripps Mercy HospitalSan Diego, CA 2004
lessons learned at the bedside: end of life course for the hematology/oncology programChildren's Hospital and Health CenterSan Diego, CA 2002 - 2004
perioperative pediatric pain management21st National American Society of Perianesthesia NursesSan Diego, CA 2002
pain in palliative care-the hospital, home care and hospice perspectivesThe 4th International Symposium on Pediatric Pain Helsinki, FinlandJuly 2, 1997
spiritual care for children: finding hope and meaningThe 18th Annual Symposium and Exposition of the National Hospice OrganizationChicago, ILNov. 8, 1996
why pediatric hospice care? the story of canuck placeThird Conference and Networking Symposium on Pediatric Hospice/Home Care and Related Inpatient CareCharlotte, NCMay 12, 1996
pediatric pain and symptom management: to cure sometimes, to relieve often, and to comfort always30th Annual Conference for the Association of the Care of Children's HealthBoston, MAMay 29, 1995
intrafamily communication: perceptions of the child with cancer and his healthy siblingFifth International Conference and Exhibition of Cancer NursingLondon, EnglandSept. 6, 1988 - Sept. 7, 1988

Primary Office

Seattle Children's
OA.9.120.1 - Orthopedics Administration
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

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