Megan Shetterly is a graduate of Wilkes College, Wilkes-Barre, PA where she received a B.S. in Nursing and a B.A. in Psychology and a Master of Science Degree in Nursing with a focus in Education.
She has worked for the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority in the capacity of a Patient Safety Liaison since August 2008. Since this time she has worked with various Pennsylvania health care facilities in an effort to reduce medical errors. She has given multiple educational presentations and written Advisory articles on various patient safety related topics. She has facilitated collaboration efforts with healthcare facilities in order to improve patient safety with projects focused on blood specimen labeling and pre-operative screening. She is a certified professional in patient safety (CPPS), certified in Just Culture Training™ and a TeamSTEPPS™ master trainer.
Previously, she worked at Community Health Systems Hospital in Berwick Pennsylvania assuming various roles and responsibilities including Occupational Health Nurse, Director of Performance Improvement, Director of Education, Director of Infection Control, Director of Case Management, Risk Manager, Patient Safety Officer, Director of various inpatient and outpatient units (Oncology, Cardiac Treatment Clinic, Sleep Center, Respiratory Therapy, Pain Clinic), Women's Health Director, and clinical responsibilities as a registered nurse in delivery of patient care.