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Joan Spalding Diehn

Joan Spalding Diehn, American nursing educator. Mercy School Nursing scholar, University Missouri scholar. Member Association Rehabilitation Nurses, American Society Neurosci. Nurses, American Rehabilitation Nurses (southcentral. chapter), National Head Injury Association, District Student Nurses Association (president), Delta Kappa.

Background

  • Diehn, Joan Spalding was born on September 15, 1938 in Garland, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Joseph C. and Ethelyn Fern (Leist) Boatright.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Mercy School Nursing, 1959. Bachelor, University Missouri, 1968. Master of Arts, University Missouri, 1971.

    Career

    • Assistant director nursing services Rehabilitation Institute, Kansas City, Missouri, 1980-1984. Nurse consultant Medicalodges, Inc., Wichita, Kansas, 1986-1990. Presenter continuing education American Red Cross, 1990-1992.

      Head nurse physical medicine and rehabilitation unit Veterans Administration Hospital, Kansas City, 1960-1966. Hospital educator Wesley Rehabilitation Hospital, Wichita, since 1990. Developer ADL program Veterans Administration Hospital, Kansas City, 1960-1966, competency-based orientation and education materials for Continental Medical Systems, since 1995.

      Member nurse faculty Penn Valley Community College, 1966-1968, Johnson County Community College, 1984-1985.

    Membership

    Member Association Rehabilitation Nurses, American Society Neurosci. Nurses, American Rehabilitation Nurses (southcentral. chapter), National Head Injury Association, District Student Nurses Association (president), Delta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married August F. Diehn, III, March 31, 1984. Children: Michelle E., Emily E.
    • father: Joseph C. Boatright
    • mother: Ethelyn Fern (Leist) Boatright
    • spouse: August F. Diehn
    • children: Michelle E. Diehn
    • Emily E. Diehn
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    Born September 15, 1938
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