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Sheila J. Hopkins

Sheila J. Hopkins, American community health and geriatrics nurse. Registered Nurse, Florida; certified Adult Education, Geriatric Nurse, Community Health Nurse, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner. Named Outstanding Educator, Consultants, Administrators, Supervisors and Educators Conference, Inc., 1990.


  • Hopkins, Sheila J. was born on August 2, 1935 in Providence.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Beth Israel Hospital School Nursing. Bachelor of Science in Nursing Education, Center Connecticut State College, 1975. Master of Science in Nursing, University Connecticut, 1980.


    • Staff development coordinator Hebrew Home for Aged, Hartford, Connecticut, 1970-1974. Case management coordinator Triage, Inc., Bristol, 1974-1980. Assistant professor nursing Barry University, Miami, Florida, since 1982.

      Adjunct faculty University Hartford, Connecticut, 1979-1980, College Boca Raton Sylvester Institute Aging, 1985-1987, Broward Community College, Fort Lauderdale, Florida,1 982-90. Clinical resource nurse Hebrew Home and Hospital, Bloomfield, Connecticut, summers 1988-1990. Consultant South Shore Hospital, American Red Cross Association Broward County, Community Health Agencies.

      Expert witness Blackwell, Walker, Gray, Powers, Flick and Hoehl.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Florida. Certified Adult Education, Geriatric Nurse, Community Health Nurse, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner.


    • Speaker and presenter in field. Developed and implemented wellness progam for elderly Broward Visiting Nurses' Association and Jewish Family Services of Broward. Author: (filmstrips and cassettes) Aging: A Fact of Life.

      (with others) Concept Validation in Nursing - Perception of Passage of Time Among Elderly.


    Advisory council member Impact Program's Wellness Project. Inservice educator Community Health Agencies. Task force member American Hospital Association.

    Advisory board member Home Health Car Agency. Advisory committee member Broward Community College Allied Health Cont. Education, Gold Coast South Home Health Agency.

    Member American Nurses Association (development Gerontological Nurse Practiioner certified axamination with others), American Public Health Association, Florida Nurses' Association, Florida Public Health Association, National Council Aging, Association Community Health Nursing Educators, Sigma Thata Tau.



    Adult literacy tutor, traveler.


    • Daughter of Israel and Ida (Scheiner) Siegel. Widowed; children: Susan, David, Michael.
    • father: Israel Siegel
    • mother: Ida (Scheiner) Siegel
    • children: Susan Hopkins
    • David Hopkins
    • Michael Hopkins
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    Born August 2, 1935