Karen Owen, CSA

Instructor

Master of Surgical Assisting


Lewis Hall

757.446.7494

owenkc@evms.edu


Clinical Coordinator

EVMS Surgical Assistant Program

2008 to present

 

Certified Surgical Assistant

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

1995 to present

Undergraduate Degree

University of South Florida

BA,  International Studies

1972  TO 1976 

 

Graduate Education

Eastern Virginia Medical School

CSA, Certified Surgical Assistant

1993 to 1995

 

 

Research Interests

Honors and Awards

 

Assistance in the development of the Pallidotomy Program at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

 

EVMS Recognition (Dedication to SA Program) 2003-2004 from the Department of Surgery

 

EVMS Department of Surgery/Health Professions (Outstanding Clinical Preceptor Award), 2004-2005

 

EVMS SA Program (Outstanding Faculty Award), 2007

 

National Surgical Assistant Program (Untiring Dedication to the Improvement of SA’s) Dearborn, MI, 2007

 

EVMS SA Program (Outstanding Faculty Award), 2009

 

National Surgical Assistant Association (Education Award) Washington, DC, April 30, 2010

 

 

Community Services

 

Volunteer, Respiratory Therapy, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Spring/Summer/Fall, 1989.

 

 

Membership on Local and National Committees and Boards

 

Virginia Association of Surgical Assistants (VASA); Secretary since May 2004

 

National Surgical Assistant Association (NSAA); Member since 1995

Undergraduate Degree

University of South Florida

BA,  International Studies

1972  TO 1976 

 

Graduate Education

Eastern Virginia Medical School

CSA, Certified Surgical Assistant

1993 to 1995

 

 

Research Interests

Honors and Awards

 

Assistance in the development of the Pallidotomy Program at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

 

EVMS Recognition (Dedication to SA Program) 2003-2004 from the Department of Surgery

 

EVMS Department of Surgery/Health Professions (Outstanding Clinical Preceptor Award), 2004-2005

 

EVMS SA Program (Outstanding Faculty Award), 2007

 

National Surgical Assistant Program (Untiring Dedication to the Improvement of SA’s) Dearborn, MI, 2007

 

EVMS SA Program (Outstanding Faculty Award), 2009

 

National Surgical Assistant Association (Education Award) Washington, DC, April 30, 2010

 

 

Community Services

 

Volunteer, Respiratory Therapy, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Spring/Summer/Fall, 1989.

 

 

Membership on Local and National Committees and Boards

 

Virginia Association of Surgical Assistants (VASA); Secretary since May 2004

 

National Surgical Assistant Association (NSAA); Member since 1995

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