Nicole Ficarra

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So far Nicole Ficarra has created 17 blog entries.

Fall Fun with the Diaphragm Pacemaker

Hello Everyone, Happy Monday! This week’s topic is My First Festival of the Fall. It was a perfect day for a festival…the weather was gorgeous! This weekend, I went to the Long Island Family Festival at Tanner Park at Copiague, Long Island, New York. There was so much to do at this one festival. There... Read More

Welcoming Fall with the Diaphragm Pacemaker

Hi everyone! Nicole's corner is back! I am saying goodbye to summer 2017 and hello to fall! This summer was filled with concerts and trips, but now the fall brings fall festivals and pumpkin picking. I am looking forward to getting out on the weekends and enjoying the fall air and fun fall activities. I... Read More

Attending Medical School With The Avery Diaphragm Pacer

In 2011, Cassandra started having several cases of pneumonia which led to a diagnosis of hypersensitive pneumonitis. Even though the doctors aren’t 100% sure of what Cassandra had, they referred to it as Acquired Central Hyperventilation Syndrome. Cassandra was sent to Uppsala Sweden because the doctors there are very experienced in treating those with diaphragm... Read More

Beach Going With The Pacer!

Happy Monday everyone!!! So far, this summer has been amazing! Hope you all are enjoying your summer as well. :) One of the best things about summer is going to the beach. This summer I went to Long Beach for the first time! I went with one of my closest friends and even though the... Read More

CCHS Conference 2018

SAVE THE DATE 5th International CCHS Conference: The Future is NOW Priorities, Partnerships, and Patient Voice June 20 – 23, 2018, St. Louis, MO USA The CCHS Network, Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles, Seattle Children’s Hospital, and the European Union CHS (EUCHS) Network will be hosting the 5th International CCHS Research Conference at the Chase Park... Read More

My weekend getaway with the pacer!

Hello everyone!!! :) Hope everyone had a great weekend! For this week’s Nicole’s corner experience, I’m going to tell you about my Mohegan Sun getaway. A couple weeks ago I visited Mohegan Sun for the first time. We took the ferry on the way there and it was my first time. The view from the... Read More