Robin J. Philips is a registered nurse with over 25 years of experience. Robin attained her Associate Degree in Nursing from Golden West College in Huntington Beach. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Vanguard University and her graduate work was completed at Vanguard University with the attainment of a Master’s Degree in Nursing with a focus on leadership and education. Robin holds a certificate in Public Health from the state of California. Robin is member of the Oncology Nursing Society that is the gold standard for professional practice in oncology.
Robin has held many different positions in nursing and currently is the nurse navigator at Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center for cancer patients, but primarily lung cancer patients. Robin manages the lung screening program as well as many other aspects of lung cancer care and patient education.
Lung cancer is most treatable when it is identified in the earliest stages. For high-risk individuals, a low-dose CT lung scan is designed detect signs of lung cancer even before symptoms are present. Nurse Navigator and Lung Cancer Screening Coordinator, Robin Philips, RN, MSN, discusses what a low-dose CT lung screening entails, who it benefits and how to schedule a lung screening if you or a loved one qualifies.