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Penny E. Parker, MSN, FNP-C, CCTC, CIC

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Penny Parker


Assistant Clinical Professor
Undergraduate Nursing

Before joining the full-time faculty at CNHP, Penny taught as an adjunct professor at several schools teaching pre-licensure LPN and RN students as well as RN-BSN students. She was an adjunct professor at CNHP teaching clinical and lab. Prior to her work in higher education, Penny worked as an RN for over 25 years primarily as a coordinator in advanced heart failure and heart/lung transplantation. She also worked in interventional radiology, research, infection prevention, and home care. Her medical volunteer activities include travel to Haiti several times as part of a medical team and membership in her local Medical Reserve Corps.

Professional Society

Penny is a member of AANP, NPA and the International Society of Nurses in Genetics


She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner, by the American Board for Transplant Certification as a Transplant Coordinator and by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology as an Infection Prevention Practitioner. She has a past CCRN certification from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.

Penny obtained her basic nursing education at Mercer Medical Center in Trenton, NJ, her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from Drexel University and a post-master’s certificate as a family nurse practitioner from Drexel University. She also earned a certificate in Issues in Human Tracking from Drexel University.