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Elizabeth Defrehn Barnette

Elizabeth Defrehn Barnette, American critical care nurse, medical/surgical nurse. Registered Nurse, California. Member Reading Hospital Alumnae Association, California Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau.

Background

  • Barnette, Elizabeth Defrehn was born on September 10, 1939 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Goodwin and Anna (Ovsak) DeFrehn.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Reading Hospital School Nursing, Pennsylvania, 1960. Bachelor of science in nursing, University North Carolina, Charlotte, 1984.

    Career

    • Staff nurse medical-surgical unit Hospital of University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1960-1961. Head nurse operating room Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, New York City, 1961-1963. Staff nurse medical-surgical unit Cedars of Lebanon, Los Angeles, 1963-1964.

      Nurse operating room Reading (Pennsylvania) Hospital, 1964-1965. Staff nurse emergency department Richmond (Virginia) Memorial Hospital, 1975-1978. Staff nurse critical care unit St. Lukes Hospital, Richmond, 1978-1979.

      Level III staff nurse ambulatory care unit Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, New Jersey, 1985-1991. Urgent care staff nurse, phone adviser Kaiser Permanent, Walnut Creek, California, 1992-1995, staff nurse emergency department, since 1995, San Ramon (California) Medical Center, since 1995. Volunteer nurse hospice American Cancer Society, American Red Cross.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, California.

    Membership

    Member Reading Hospital Alumnae Association, California Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau.

    Connections

    • Married Swifton Barnette, September 18, 1965. Children: Steven, Jean-Marie.
    • father: Goodwin DeFrehn
    • mother: Anna (Ovsak) DeFrehn
    • spouse: Swifton Barnette
    • children: Steven Barnette
    • Jean-Marie Barnette
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    Born September 10, 1939
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