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Sharon Marie Darkovich

Sharon Marie Darkovich, American nursing administrator. Registered Nurse, Ohio, certified professional in health care quality. Member American Nurses Association, American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Greater Cleveland Nurses Association (member district council on practice, 1982-1984), Sigma Theta Tau.

Background

  • Darkovich, Sharon Marie was born on December 10, 1949 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Gerald Antone LaCanne and Ida Eileen (Bowman) LaCanne Cutler.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, Case Western Reserve University, 1973. Bachelor in Psychology, Case Western Reserve University, 1978. Certified in advanced bioethics, Cleveland State University, 1990.

      Master of Arts in Philosophy and Bioethics, Cleveland State University, 1994.

    Career

    • Staff nurse University Hospitals, Cleveland, 1973, assistant head nurse, 1973-1976. Quality improvement coordinator St. Luke's Medical Center, 1976-1983, 84-97, director nursing, 1983-1984, quality improvement director, 1997-1998. Director quality services Lake Hospital Systems, Inc., Painesville, 1998-2000, corporation quality and compliance officer, 2000—2007.

      Director quality improvement UH Bedford Medical Center, since 2008. Consultant to long-term care facilities, 1986-1992, pressure ulcer dressing development Benjamin Franklin Goodrich Company, 1988-1992. Consultant to ambulatory facility for Joint Commission for Accreditation of Health Care Organizations, Oakbrook, Illinois, 1994, consultant to community hospital medical staff, bylaws, 1996.

      Lecturer University Akron, 1992-1993, Northeast Ohio University College Medicine, 1993-1995. Board director Bioethics Network Ohio.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Ohio, certified professional in health care quality.

    Membership

    Member American Nurses Association, American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Greater Cleveland Nurses Association (member district council on practice, 1982-1984), Sigma Theta Tau.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, needlecrafts, sewing, camping, jewelry making.

    Connections

    • Married Robert Eliot Ness, July 17, 1971 (deceased August 1976). Married Paul Darkovich, January 23, 1981 (divorced May 1994). 1 child, Amy Elizabeth.
    • father: Gerald Antone LaCanne Cutler
    • mother: Ida Eileen (Bowman) LaCanne Cutler
    • spouses: Robert Eliot Ness
    • Paul Darkovich
    • child: Amy Elizabeth Darkovich
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    Born December 10, 1949
    (age 67)
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