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Lorraine Lucy Istre Vitanza

Lorraine Lucy Istre Vitanza, American maternal health nurse. Registered Nurse, Louisiana. Neonatal resuscitation instructor American Heart Association, Baton Rouge, since 1990; resource teacher for local high school, Baton Rouge, since 1989. Member American Nurses Association, Nurses Association of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (certified), Louisiana State Nurses Association.

Background

  • Vitanza, Lorraine Lucy Istre was born on April 2, 1938 in Morse, Louisiana, United States. Daughter of C.J. and Nina (Broussard) Istre.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, University Southwestern Louisiana, 1960.

    Career

    • Public health nurse Lafayette Parish (Louisiana) Health Unit, 1960-1963. Staff nurse labor and delivery Earl K. Long Hospital, Baton Rouge, 1968-1971, head nurse, manager labor and delivery, 1971-1986, clinical coordinator, assistant supervisor, 1986-1989, head nurse labor and delivery, since 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Louisiana.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Neonatal resuscitation instructor American Heart Association, Baton Rouge, since 1990. Resource teacher for local high school, Baton Rouge, since 1989. Member American Nurses Association, Nurses Association of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (certified), Louisiana State Nurses Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Walking, reading, camping.

    Connections

    • Married Robert R. Vitanza, August 12, 1961. Children: Maria, Zoila, Robert, Eric.
    • father: C.J. Istre
    • mother: Nina (Broussard) Istre
    • spouse: Robert R. Vitanza
    • children: Maria Vitanza
    • Zoila Vitanza
    • Robert Vitanza
    • Eric Vitanza
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    Born April 2, 1938
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