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Carol Yvonne Merritt

Carol Yvonne Merritt, American nurse. Registered Nurse University Tennessee, 1974. Grantee scholer, Alabama Board Nursing, 1983;, Southwestern Michigan College, 1967. Member of Alumni Association University South Alabama, Alumni Association University Tennessee, Tennessee Nurses Association, Canada Nurses Association, American Association Critical Care Nurses, National Oncology Nursing Society, International Society Nurses Cancer Care.

Background

  • Merritt, Carol Yvonne was born on February 23, 1944 in Dehue, West Virginia, United States. Daughter of Ray and Almeda (Simpkins) Merritt.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, University South Alabama, 1983. Licensed Practical Nurse, Southwestern Michigan College, 1968.

    Career

    • Charge nurse Golden Hours Villa Convalescent Center, Long Beach, California, 1968. Staff nurse coronary care Maine Medical Center, Portland, 1969—1970, Baptist Hospital, Nashville, 1970. Charge & staff nurse coronary care Memorial Hospital, Madison, 1970—1972.

      Critical care staff nurse St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, 1972—1974. Family planning practioner State Tennessee Department Public Health, 1974—1975. Physician's assistant, 1975—1976.

      Regional coordinator Tennessee Foundation Medical Care, 1976—1979. Oncology-immunology research nurse Vanderbilt University College Medicine, 1979. Head nurse Intensive Care Unit & Surgical Ward St. Anthony's Hospital, The Pas, Canada, 1980, supervisor, 1979—1980.

      Clinical oncology coordinator College Medicine, University South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, 1980—1983. Lecturer Ampere-hour Robins Company, since 1982. President Advantages Unlimited Educational Opportunities, Mobile, since 1980.

      Director education Home Health-Home Care, since 1983. Founder, past president Mobile Area Oncology Support Group. Consultant to hospitals, schools nursing, pharmaceutical companies.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse University Tennessee, 1974.

    Politics

    God seeks to transform relationship with and between people. If politics is about how we choose to live together and to treat one another, there is surely a place for discerning the activity of God in politics.

    Religion

    It is the person’s choice to be saved and one can fall from grace by not following God therefore losing salvation.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The erroneous notion that one gender must strive against another cannot be accepted.

    Membership

    Member of Alumni Association University South Alabama, Alumni Association University Tennessee, Tennessee Nurses Association, Canada Nurses Association, American Association Critical Care Nurses, National Oncology Nursing Society, International Society Nurses Cancer Care.

    Connections

    • 1 child Kimberly Yvonne.
    • father: Ray Merritt
    • mother: Almeda (Simpkins) Merritt
    • child: Kimberly Yvonne Merritt
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    Born February 23, 1944
    (age 73)
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