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Audrey Jane LaPenta

Audrey Jane LaPenta, American pediatrics nursing administrator. Certified low risk neonatal, Pediatric Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Trustee Woodbridge Methodist Church, 1989-1992; vice chairperson, commissioner Woodbridge Housing Authority, 1994-1995. Member Woodbridge River Watch, Woodbridge History Association, Perty Amboy Hospital Auxiliary.

Background

  • LaPenta, Audrey Jane was born on February 12, 1938 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Otto V. and Elsie E. (Drummond) Boos.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in School Nursing and Health Education, Jersey City State College, 1971. Master of Arts in Community Health Education, Jersey City State College, 1977. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, State University of New York, 1983.

    Career

    • Staff nurse obstetrics Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, 1958-1959. Staff nurse psychiatry Elizabeth (New Jersey) General Hospital, 1959-1960, head nurse, 1960-1962. Staff nurse medical-surgical Perth Amboy (New Jersey) General Hospital, 1962-1969, administrative supervisor medical surgical, 1969-1971.

      Instructor C.E. Gregory School Nursing, Perth Amboy, 1971-1984, department chair family-child nursing, since 1984. Member faculty child health American Nurse Review Course, National League Nursing, New York City, 1990-1995. Member graduate resource network Regents College, State University of New York, Albany, 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Certified low risk neonatal, Pediatric Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.

    Works

    • Contributing author: Question and Answer NCLEX Review Book, 1992.

    Membership

    Trustee Woodbridge Methodist Church, 1989-1992. Vice chairperson, commissioner Woodbridge Housing Authority, 1994-1995. Member Woodbridge River Watch, Woodbridge History Association, Perty Amboy Hospital Auxiliary.

    Connections

    • Married Francis L. LaPenta, May 14, 1960. Children: Bruce Alan, Brian Todd.
    • father: Otto V. Boos
    • mother: Elsie E. (Drummond) Boos
    • spouse: Francis L. LaPenta
    • children: Bruce Alan LaPenta
    • Brian Todd LaPenta
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