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Patricia Anne Vreeland Bredenberg

Patricia Anne Vreeland Bredenberg, American adult nurse practitioner, consultant. Registered Nurse, New York, Maine.

Background

  • Bredenberg, Patricia Anne Vreeland was born on March 8, 1939 in Bayonne, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Raymond and Jeanette (Metzger) Vreeland.

  • Education

    • Diploma in nursing, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1959. Bachelor of science in nursing, Johns Hopkins University, 1965. MSN, University Maryland, 1972.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Syracuse University, 1991.

    Career

    • Staff nurse operating room Stanford-Palo Alto (California) Hospital, 1961-1963. Head nurse operating room Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 1963-1964. Supervisor thoracic team University Maryland Hospital, 1965-1968.

      Co-director nurse practitioner program State University of New York Health Sciences Center, Syracuse, 1973-1977. Nurse practitioner coordinator Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital, 1978-1989. Independent consultant health assessment, intervention and instruction management, Portland, Maine, since 1991.

      Geriatric nurse practitioner Mercy Hospital Primary Care. President Expanded Role Nurses, Syracuse, 1985-1986.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, New York, Maine.

    Works

    • Author: Who Cares? Social Support and Women with Breast Cancer, 1992. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Active local political campaigns. Democratic delegate, Maine, 1992. Member American Nurses Association (certified nurse practitioner), National Organization of Women, Maine Breast Cancer Coalition (secretary), Maine Nurses Association, Coalition Nurse Practitioners, American Academy Nurse Practitioners (regional representative), Maine Appalachian Club, Sierra Club, Greenpeace.

    Personality

    Interests

    Running, camping, hiking, swimming, cross country skiing.

    Connections

    • Married Carl E. Bredenberg Junior, May 31, 1967. Children: Carl Eric, Linnea.
    • father: Raymond Vreeland
    • mother: Jeanette (Metzger) Vreeland
    • spouse: Carl E. Bredenberg Junior
    • children: Carl Eric Bredenberg
    • Linnea Bredenberg
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