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Lucy Jane Wicks

Lucy Jane Wicks, American enterostomal therapy nurse. Board certified Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society.

Background

  • Wicks, Lucy Jane was born on March 10, 1935 in Akron, New York, United States. Daughter of Percy Frank and Bertha Edith (Crouch) Asher.

  • Education

    • Associate degree, Harrisburg Area Community College, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1974. Bachelor of science in nursing, Lebanon Valley College, 1984. MSN, Villanova University, 1990.

    Career

    • Staff nurse Carlisle (Pennsylvania) Hospital, 1974-1978. Instructor, enterostomal therapy nurse Harrisburg (Pennsylvania) Hospital, 1978-1980, associate director enterostomal therapy school/services, 1980-1983, program director enterostomal therapy nursing education program, 1983-1989. Nurse manager Carlisle Hospital, 1989.

      Owner, sole proprietor Wicks Educational Associates, Inc., Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, 1990-1991. President Wicks Educational Associates, since 1991. Chairperson continuing education committee Capital Health System, 1986-1989.

      Presenter in field.

    Major achievements

    • Board certified Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society.

    Works

    • Member editorial advisory board Journal Enterostomal Therapy, 1988-1990.

    Membership

    Professional education committee Dauphin County unit American Cancer Society, Harrisburg, 1985. Member American Nurses Association, Pennsylvania Nurses Association, International Association for Enterostomal Therapy (enterostomal therapy nursing education program directors committee since 1983, regional trustee North-East region 1990, chairperson ethics committee 1989-1990, chairperson early admission committee enterostomal therapy nursing education program directors committee 1984-1987, chairperson enterostomal therapy nursing education program directors committee 1987-1989, vice president North-East region 1981-1983), American Urological Association Allied.

    Connections

    • Married Robert B. Wicks, October 2, 1954. Children: Audrey J., Geoffrey B., Jill E.
    • father: Percy Frank Asher
    • mother: Bertha Edith (Crouch) Asher
    • spouse: Robert B. Wicks
    • children: Audrey J. Wicks
    • Geoffrey B. Wicks
    • Jill E. Wicks
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    Born March 10, 1935
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