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Joanne Marinda Valdez

Joanne Marinda Valdez, American critical care, medical and surgical nurse. License practical nurse, New Mexico; Registered Nurse, New Mexico; certified in Bachelor of Liberal Studies, American Council of Learned Societies, Pediatric Life Support. Recipient 20-year Service award St. Vincent's Hospital, 1989.

Background

  • Valdez, Joanne Marinda was born on November 12, 1935 in Moundsville, West Virginia, United States. Daughter of Byron L. and Marinda Gould (Thompson) Dunn.

  • Education

    • License practical nurse, St. Vincent's School, Santa Fe, 1974. Associate Degree in Nursing, Northern New Mexico Community College, 1985. Bachelor of science in nursing, University New Mexico, 1992.

    Career

    • Practical nurse post cardiac unit St. Vincent's Hospital, Santa Fe, 1974-1977, practical nurse Intensive Care Unit, 1977-1980, practical nurse Cardiac Care Unit, practical nurse renal and medical-surgical floor, 1983-1986, nurse oncology floor and medical-surgical unit, 1986-1987, nurse post anesthesia care unit, 1987-1996. Retired, 1996

      Participant New Mexico Governor's Conference on Nursing, 1989.

    Major achievements

    • License practical nurse, New Mexico. Registered Nurse, New Mexico. Certified in Bachelor of Liberal Studies, American Council of Learned Societies, Pediatric Life Support.

    Membership

    Member American Nurses Association, National Association of Female Executives, National League Nursing, Post Anesthesia Nurse Association New Mexico.

    Connections

    • Married Joseph V. Valdez, December 24, 1953. Children: Joseph V. II, M. Louise, Alice, Robert, Richard, Michael, Elizabeth.
    • father: Byron L. Dunn
    • mother: Marinda Gould (Thompson) Dunn
    • spouse: Joseph V. Valdez
    • children: Joseph V. II Valdez
    • M. Louise Valdez
    • Alice Valdez
    • Robert Valdez
    • Richard Valdez
    • Michael Valdez
    • Elizabeth Valdez
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