Ann D. Shastay MSN, RN, AOCN
Ann Shastay joined the staff of ISMP in July 2008, bringing with her 20 years of oncology nursing experience in both the acute care and outpatient office/clinic settings. Prior to joining ISMP, Ms. Shastay worked for 10 years at Holy Redeemer Hospital in Meadowbrook, PA where she was the Director of the Bott Cancer Center and also managed their inpatient oncology unit. Prior to attaining that position, she worked as an inpatient Clinical Nurse Specialist educating nurses on the safe administration of chemotherapy, developing competency programs, writing and reviewing policies and procedures, serving on various committees, presenting community outreach programs, and developing numerous patient education materials. Ms. Shastay received both her BSN and Master of Science in Nursing from Widener University, Chester, PA. She also maintains her Advanced Oncology Certification (AOCN) designation through the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC). Ms. Shastay is Managing Editor of publications at ISMP and oversees the production of all 5 newsletters. She was the project lead for developing the 2012 ISMP International Medication Safety Self Assessment for Oncology. Occasionally, Ms. Shastay will participate in onsite consults and assists in other projects as needed.