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Elizabeth Ruth Yurchuck

Elizabeth Ruth Yurchuck, American nursing educator, consultant. Registered Nurse, Maryland. Fellow American Association of University Women, 1974-1975. Member Georgia Nurses Association (chairman cabinet on continuing education 1990-1993, certified of special recognition 1986), Georgia League for Nursing (treasurer 1989-1993, Mabel Korsell award 1990), Sigma Theta Tau, Pi Lambda Theta, Kappa Delta Pi.

Background

  • Yurchuck, Elizabeth Ruth was born on October 4, 1935 in Des Moines. Daughter of Richard Alvey and Elizabeth Ruth (Smith) Worthington.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 1959. Bachelor of science in nursing, Johns Hopkins University, 1959. Master of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1966.

      Doctor of Education, Columbia University, 1976.

    Career

    • Staff nurse, assistant head nurse, head nurse Johns Hopkins University, 1959-1962. Instructor St. Peter's General Hospital School Nursing, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1962-1964, Columbia University Teachers College, New York City, 1966-1970. Assistant professor Somerset County College, Somerville, New Jersey, 1971-1974, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1976-1978.

      Associate professor, department chairman Brenau College, Gainesville, Georgia, 1978-1980. Associate professor Emory University, Atlanta, 1980-1984, Mercer University, Atlanta, 1984-1987. Staff nurse Wesley Woods Geriatric Hospital, 1988-1989.

      Project director Southern Regional Education Board, 1989-1992. Director achievement testing and senior test consultant National League for Nursing, New York City, since 1993. Consultant in field, since 1980, curriculum consultant Albany (Georgia) State College, 1981, Southern Georgia College, Douglas, 1981, Mercer University, 1983, Morris Brown College, Atlanta, 1983-1984.

      Evaluation consultant Macon Junior College, 1982, Albany Junior College, 1984, Southern Georgia College, 1984, Georgia Southwestern College, 1985, Brunswick Junior College, 1987, Columbus College, 1987, Gordon College, 1988, LaGrange College, 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Maryland.

    Works

    • Psalm 91 for Mothers: God's Shield of Protection for Your Children
    • A Place of Total Protection for Your Family                        Did you know there is a place in God--a secret place--for those who want to seek refuge? It is a haven of physical safety and security that God tells us about in the Ninety-First Psalm, the one place in the Bible where all of the protection promises of God are brought together.
    • Psalm 91 for Youth
    • Young People, God Has An Answer For Your Fears! Would you like to know how to overcome the fears that plague most young people today? In our time, young people are faced with more worries and uncertainties than in any other generation, but God has not left you without an answer.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Georgia Nurses Association (chairman cabinet on continuing education 1990-1993, certified of special recognition 1986), Georgia League for Nursing (treasurer 1989-1993, Mabel Korsell award 1990), Sigma Theta Tau, Pi Lambda Theta, Kappa Delta Pi.

    Connections

    • Married Alan Robert Yurchuck, September 9, 1967. 1 child, Steven Robert.
    • father: Richard Alvey Worthington
    • mother: Elizabeth Ruth (Smith) Worthington
    • spouse: Alan Robert Yurchuck
    • child: Steven Robert Yurchuck
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    Born October 4, 1935
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